Thursday, March 27, 2014

Coconut Rice Recipe

Preparation Time:15 mins | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Serves:2
Recipe CategoryMain | Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

Cooked Rice - 1/2 cup
Coconut - 1/4 cup gratedCashews - 5 roughly broken
Ghee - 1 tsp
Salt - as required

To temper:

Oil - 1/2 tbsp
Coconut Oil - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal(white) - 2 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Hing(Perungayam) - a tiny pinch
Green chillies - 1 slitted
Curry leaves - few


  1. Heat oil - add the items listed under 'to temper', allow it to crackle. Now add grated coconut and saute in low flame till moisture leaves.Add required salt.Dont let it brown just saute it for 3mins in low flame till nice aroma rises.Switch off.
  2. Cook and keep the cooled rice ready.Add the cooked rice and mix well.
  3. Fry cashews in ghee till golden brown.Add cashews,drizzle coconut oil  and give a quick stir.
  4. Serve hot / warm!
  5. For coconut rice - you can add channa dhal and boiled peanuts while tempering as a variation.If you are adding chana dal soak in water for few mins then add while tempering
  6. Adding coconut oil gives a great flavour 
  7. You can replace green chillies with red chillies too.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Egg Chilli

Egg chilli


* 4 eggs - boiled
* 2 tbsp oil
* 2 tomatoes - chopped
* 2 pc onions - chopped
* 2 pcs green chilies
* 1/4 tbs red chili powder
* 1/2 tbsp garam masala
* 1 tbsp chicken masala
* salt to taste


* Heat 1 tbs oil in a pan
* Fry the onion and green chilies, saute till the onion turns brown
* Then add the chopped tomatoes and mix well. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the gravy thickens
* Add red chili powder, saltto taste, chicken masala and garam masala
* Add 1 cup water & boiled eggs cut into two seperate pieces
* Cook on medium heat for few minutes
* Before serving garnish it with chopped coriander leaves

Friday, March 27, 2009

Cheese Steak Pizza Recipe

* 1 prepared pizza crust (12 inch)
* 1/2 cup barbecue sauce or pizza sauce
* 1 package (6 oz.) Grilled Beef Steak Strips
* 2 cups Shredded Cheese
* Sliced green pepper and onion

Spread pizza crust with barbecue sauce.
Top with beef steak strips, cheese, green pepper and onion. Place on cookie sheet.
Bake at 450 F for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted

Canadian Bacon Pizza Recipe

* 1 (12 inch) pizza crust -- unbaked
* 1 cup pizza sauce
* 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
* 6 ounces Canadian bacon -- cut in bits
* 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh mushrooms
* 1 small green or red bell pepper -- cut in rings
* 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
* 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried basil
* crushed red pepper flakes

Preheat oven to 450F. Place the unbaked pizza crust on an ungreased nonstick pizza pan. Spread
the pizza sauce over the crust, leaving a 1-inch border around the rim. Sprinkle with half of the
cheese. Arrange the Canadian bacon on top of the cheese, covering evenly. Top with mushroom
slices and bell pepper rings.
Sprinkle evenly with oregano, basil, and red pepper flakes. Top with remaining cheese. Bake for
13 to 15 minutes, until the crust is crisp and the cheese is melted and browned.

Beer Pizza Recipe

beer pizza

* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 1/2 pound pepperoni sausage -- diced
* 1 pound bacon -- diced
* 1 can sliced mushrooms (4 ounce size) drained
* 1 onion -- chopped
* 1 green bell pepper -- chopped
* 1 can tomato sauce (28 ounce size)
* 1 cup beer
* 1 clove garlic -- minced
* 1 teaspoon dried oregano
* 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 2 unbaked pizza crusts
* 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the pepperoni and bacon until evenly
browned. Mix in the mushrooms, onion, and green pepper. Cook and stir about 5 minutes, until
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix the ingredients from the skillet with the tomato
sauce and beer. Season with garlic, oregano, thyme, and salt. Allow the mixture to simmer for
about 15 minutes, until slightly thickened. Spread over the pizza crusts, and top with cheese.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until the cheese is melted and the crust is golden

Beefy Potato Pizza Recipe

potato pizza

* 4 potatoes, sliced
* 1 package refrigerated pizza dough
* 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained
* 1 cup barbecue sauce, divided
* 1 green pepper, sliced
* 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 425. Place potatoes in shallow microwafe-safe dish. Cover with plastic wrap,
venting one corner. Microwave on high 8-10 minutes until tender; set aside.
Coat 12-inch pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray; press pizza dough evenly into pan; prick with
fork. Bake 10 minutes; set aside.
Mix ground beef with 3/4 cup barbecue sauce. Spread beef mixture over crust; top with potatoes
and bell pepper. Drizzle with remaining barbecue sauce. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes
until heated through and cheese is melted.

Baked Pizza Sandwich Recipe

pizza sandwich

* 1 pound Lean Ground Beef
* 15 ounces Tomato Sauce
* OR
* 15 ounces Pizza Sauce
* 1 teaspoon Oregano Leaves
* 2 cups Biscuit Baking Mix
* 1 Egg; Lg.
* 2/3 cup Milk
* 8 ounces Cheese; *
* 2 ounces Mushrooms;Sliced,Drained
* 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese; Grated
* Use 1 8-oz package of sliced process American Or mozzarella cheese.
Heat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cook and stir the meat in a large skillet until brown. Drain off the
excess fat. Stir in half of the tomato sauce and the oregano leaves into the meat mixture. Heat to
boiling then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. While the meat mixture is
simmering, mix the baking mix, egg and the milk. Measure out 3/4 cup of the batter and set aside.
Spread the remaining batter in a greased baking pan 9 X 9 X 2-inches. Pour the remaining tomato
sauce over the batter, spreading evenly. Layer 4 slices of the cheese, the meat mixture, the
mushrooms and the remaining cheese on top of the tomato sauce. Spoon the reserved batter on
the top of the cheese.
Sprinkle the batter top with the grated Parmesan cheese and bake, uncovered, until it is golden
brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before cutting into squares and serving.