Spicy chicken curry recipe, a favorite in our home is one of best Indian chicken curry recipes you can ever make. A simple Andhra kodi kura to go with pulao
Remember eggplants cooked in poppy seeds – Vankaya gasagasala kura I blogged earlier? Many of you got back to me with positive feedback. Well, today’s recipe is on the same lines with eggs replacing eggplants. Poppy seeds lend body and enrich the flavor making it a very good side with flavored rice, naan or rotis.
An exotic Andhra-style rich celebration dish with smooth, warm and rich flavors. No onions or tomatoes go into its making, the main player being poppy seeds which lend the dish its body and a subtle sweet flavor. As you bite into the eggplant, you can savor layers of roasted sweet, tangy and savory flavors.
The kitchen smelt remarkably delicious with warm aromatic flavors while cooking today’s recipe, mixed vegetable kootu. The reason for the wonderful aroma were the roasted spices and lentils – asafoetida, cinnamon, bengal gram and poppy seeds that were ground to a paste with fresh coconut forming the main masala base of the kootu.
Many a time, infact very often, I cook a dish (especially chicken) with the available ingredients at home and no particular recipe in mind. Trusting my instincts, take the risk and play with the ingredients (I’m sure like me there are quite a few of you who do that with your cooking more often than […]
Dishes made with stuffed vegetables like brinjals, bitter gourd, lady’s finger, ivy gourd and ridge gourd, tomatoes, bell peppers are common in Indian cuisine, especially down South and in particular Andhra. Gutti Vankaya Kura (stuffed egg-plants curry) is a classic example of a stuffed vegetable curry that is an Andhra speciality. Today, I prepared a […]
Today I am sharing with you a family favorite sea food dish, Andhra Royallu Iguru, a simple fresh prawn curry preparation in sauteed onions and Indian spices. Andhra Royallu Iguru is a sea food curry recipe from Andhra where fresh prawns are cooked in onions and Indian spices and masala resulting in a very tasty curry preparation!