Quick and easy Prawn masala

When you have minimal ingredients at home and you want Β to have a quick and tasty side dish or curry on a lazy day, then this dish is for you. It’s very simple to make and you can alter it for vegetarian dish too.

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Ingredients needed:

  1. Onion
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Ginger
  4. Garlic
  5. Lemon Juice
  6. Coriander leaves – 1 sprig
  7. Curry leaves – 3 sprigs
  8. Chilli powder
  9. Coriander powder
  10. Garam masala
  11. Oil
  12. Salt and pepper to taste
  13. Turmeric powder

Star ingredients

  • Pre washed and cleaned Prawns

For vegetarian dish – you can use cooked garbanzo beans or steamed veggies, corn and the list goes on πŸ™‚ You can customize this .


How to prepare:

In a grinder have onions,tomatoes, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and coriander leaves Β and grind until smooth. Add water if needed .In a kadai, add oil and cook this mixture for 5 minutes, then add chilli, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and pepper. Add water and let this mixture cook for 10 minutes or until the raw smell is gone. Now add prawns and cook for 3 minutes or until this cooked.

Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice.


It’s ready to serve πŸ™‚ It goes well with rice,chappatis, dosa




Bhurji – Quick and easy side dish

Well today’s post is based on my recent obsession for healthy side dish for roti or rice and I have ended up making this delicious Bhurji. The best part of this is you can make a vegetarian side dish using Paneer/Tofu or make a non vegetarian dish using couple of eggs.It’s so simple to make and i wont take more than 10 minutes. Its so delicious and you will end up making this quite often πŸ™‚
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Ingredients needed:

  1. Onions – finely chopped
  2. Tomato – Finely chopped
  3. Ginger garlic paste
  4. Garam masala
  5. Green chillies – finely diced
  6. Coriander leaves
  7. Curry leaves
  8. Turmeric powder
  9. Coriander powder or Thaniya powder
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Oil – 1 tea spoon
  12. Fennel seeds

Star ingredient :

  1. Paneer or Tofu
  2. Egg

How to prepare
In a kadai- add oil and fennel seeds. Wait till it pops up. Add onions, ginger garlic paste and salt. Saute them. Now add tomato , turmeric, green chillies,and rest of the ingredients. Saute them under everything is cooked fine. Now add paneer cubes or break 3 to 4 eggs. Separate egg yolks and add egg whites along if you are too conscious in your weight. Cook for 5 minutes or until eggs are done.
That’s it . Add Curry leaves and coriander leaves and its ready to serve πŸ™‚

You can add any vegetables like peas, carrot, cabbage, potato along with this and it tastes awesome πŸ™‚

Good luck !