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Wednesday, April 14, 2010



Fish pieces ( washed and sliced into medium sized pieces )
Tamarind juice
Red chilli powder
Turmeric powder / pasupu
fenugreek powder / menthi pindi, fenugreek seeds
mustard powder / ava pindi , mustard
curry leaves


put a heavy bottomed pan and add oil

put some mustartd seeds, fenugreek seeds, onions sliced , and tomatoes sliced to the oil ,fry for about 5 mins

Then add tamarind juice , red chilli powder , turmeric powder a pinch to it ,salt and let it cook for 10 - 15 min. untill it gets well cooked.

Then add fish pieces to it and let it cook untill fish is properly cooked , in mean time add mustard powder, fenugreek powder to itwhile it is cooking.

then finally add butter at last and cook for 5 min.

then fish curry is ready to serve.

fish curry / chepala pulusu is famous in nellore

It goes well with rice, even it can be eaten with idlis , plain dosas .

fish curry tastes good on the next day than the day it is cooked..

enjoy the fish curry

Monday, April 12, 2010



chicken - 1/2 kg
Mint leaves - hand full
fresh coconut - half
ginger - 2 inch ( as u required it )
garlic - 1
onion - 2
green chilli - 3,4
cinnamom - 1
cloves - 2-3
coriander powder
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
cumin seeds - 1 tsp
urad dal - 1 tsp ( optional)
curry leaves .
oil - 3 spoons
salt - as per taste.


1.Cut, clean and wash the chicken pieces.
2. cut coconut into small pieces , peel the ginger and garlic,green chillies, wash the mint leaves and grind all these into a fine paste in mixer.
3.put a pan , add 3 tsp of oil
to this add cinamom, cloves, cumin, mustard, urad dal, curry leaves ,fry until they become brown, then add onions and fry add little salt so that onions gets fried very fastly.

4. when onions are fried well, then add chicken some turmeric powder, coriander powder and some red chilli powderand the ground coconut paste and fry for about 5 minutes .

5.Then add 2 - 3 cups of water to cook the chicken , then put on the lid, cook untill chicken becomes soften ,check the salt and then garnish with coriander and mint leaves .

6. Serve hot with rice or chapathi, pulkas