Monday, November 23, 2009

Goan Curry Powder and two dishes

Sometimes a little something adds magic to the dish we are cooking, I experimented with this little something for two dishes and was awed by the outcome.I know u all must be curious to know what this little something is ;-) guys I am talking about Goan Curry Powder which my sis had got from Goa.I tried fish curry and egg biryani and here goes the recipe

Ingredient needed for Pomfret in goan curry
Onion two chopped coarsely
Garlic  four cloves chopped coarsely
Coconut powder two tbsp
Tamarind one small ball
Garam masala powder one tsp
Salt as per taste
Mustard oil one tbsp
Pomfret one
Red chili powder half tsp
Goan fish curry powder one tbsp
Clean the fish and rub with salt adturmeric and keep aside
Run through the belnder onion,garlic,coconut powder and tamarind,keep aside
Heat mustard oil in non stick wok
Add the masala paste and stir for sometime on low flames,
add goan curry powder and fry for a minute or two
Add salt ,red chili powder and keep frying till oil is seen along the sides
Add the fish pieces one by one and fry further for few minutes
Add water as per need ,lower the flame and let it simmer for few minutes
Once done,sprinkle pinch of garam masala and serve hot with rice or roti.

I tried this magic powder again while preparing egg biryani ,and this is how I prepared

Ingredient needed
Boiled egg four
Cinnamon stick one
Star anise two
Black cardamom two
Onion two chopped coarsely
Garlic clove three chopped
Red chili two crushed
Ghee one tbsp
Salt as per taste
Tomato one chopped
Oil to cook
Rice one cup
Soak rice and keep aside
Shallow fry eggs in oil and sprinkle goan curry powder keep aside
Heat oil in non stick wok
Add cinnamon stick, star anise and black cardamom stir fry for a minute or two
Add chopped onion,chili and garlic and further fry for few minutes
Further add tomato,goan curry powder and keep frying till oil is seen along the sides
Add soaked rice ,  amount of water to cook the rice and cover and cook
Once half done add the fried eggs and let it simmer till the rice is done.
Serve hot with curd and poppadum with had with allo curry which I will post soon,..;-)

 enjoy the feast frens,will be back soon,cee u all guys, cre,..and fight the winter blues with these two winter delicacies we thoroughly enjoyed both,..;-)