Red Chicken Curry(Piriyan Mulag Kozhi Curry)

A delicious and flavorful chicken curry made with very less efforts.

Cuizine de Haza is coming up with a delicious one pot, NO SAUTE, no tomato , no ginger garlic chicken curry which needs only the time to cook . Perfect for lazy days, Perfect when you don’t feel like standing in the kitchen for long hours especially during summer and Ramadan.

The main ingredients are Coconut oil and Kashmiri Red chilly powder which gives it the amazing flavor which is surely a winner and you would make it again and again.

Off to the recipe,

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1. Chicken – 500 g small /medium cuts
  • 2. Salt – As needed
  • 3. Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp
  • 4. Kashmiri Chilly powder – 3 tsp
  • 5. Coconut oil – 3 tbspn +1 tbspn
  • 6. Onion – 1 sliced
  • 7. Green chillies – 3 sliced
  • 8. Curry leaves – 2 springs
  • 9. Coriander leaves – a fistful chopped
  • 10. Water – 1.5 – 2 cups

METHOD:

  • 1. In a nonstick pan/ clay pot add all ingredients – chicken,salt, turmeric powder, Kashmiri chilly powder , onion, green chillies, curry leaves 1 spring and coconut oil – 3 tbspn. Give a good mix with your hands. (If you want you can marinate it for 30 mins or more else proceed.)
  • 2. Add water, give a good stir and cook covered in medium flame until the chicken is cooked.
  • 3.Garnish with the remaining 1 tbspn coconut oil and 1 spring curry leaves.
  • 4. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves at the time of serving.

Serve with rice, ghee rice, appam, idiyappam, idly , dosa – Surely a winner.

NOTE : If you want a more spicier version – Replace 3 tsp kashmiri chilly powder with 2 tsp Kashmiri chilly powder and 1 tsp red chilly powder (2:1 ) or (1:2).

Enjoy..

LOVE AND REGARDS,

Niznaz.

Veg Sandwich(Bombay Sandwich)

An easy to make veg sandwich with a crunch in every bite which has a punch in flavor

Be it cravings or lazy days, Veg Sandwich is the best!!!Everyone has lazy days , and veg sandwich is one such dish which you make. Keep all ingredients nearby, assemble them and voila your veg sandwich is done. The greatest advantage – Healthy intake of all veggies. Another one, A great one to eat on the go or pack for your lunch box. My love for sandwiches started way back when I was a kid , when my dad used to make the cucumber tomato sandwich in buttered buns . I used to wait for the bun sandwich days and my dad would ask – How many for each ? And I would unhesitatingly say 2 for me. While only one would be quite filling as it is overloaded with vegetables. From that time, I am a great fan of sandwiches. This sandwich is one such of a kind.

Off to the recipe,

INGREDIENTS AT A GLANCE:

  • Fresh Vegetable Slices (Cucumber, Tomato, Capsicum, Lettuce..) – 2-3 of each for each sandwich
  • Cooked Potato slices- 3 slices per sandwich
  • Coriander leaves – few chopped (Optional)
  • Green chutney – 2 spoons per sandwich
  • Tomato Ketchup -2 spoons per sandwich
  • Mayonnaise/ Cheese spread – 2 tbspn per slice of bread/bun
  • Salt – As needed
  • Pepper – Sprinkle as per taste buds
  • Chat Masala – Sprinkle as per taste buds
  • Bun/Bread – 2 slices per sandwich
  • Butter – 1 tsp per sandwich

GREEN CHUTNEY:

Grind together a fistful of coriander leaves, 20-25 mint leaves (optional ), 4 green chillies, a small piece of ginger, salt, 1/4 tsp of chat masala, 1/2 lemon squeezed to a smooth paste.

Assembling:

  • 1. Melt butter in a tawa and just griddle the bun/bread slices.
  • 2. Apply Mayonnaise/ Cheese spread on the bun/bread.
  • 3. Drizzle green chutney on the bread slices.
  • 4. Keep a slice of the buttered, mayonnaise and green chutney applied bread.
  • 5.Keep in the slices of cucumber , tomato , capsicum , lettuce etc.
  • 6. Keep in the cooked potato slices.
  • 7.Drizzle some tomato ketchup, sprinkle some chat masala, coriander leaves.
  • 8.Cover in with another slice of buttered bread.
  • 9. Give a gentle press with your hands / put in a sandwich maker for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve…

Enjoy your cravings/lazy days..

Love and Regards

Niznaz.

ManCoMilk Shake

A flavorful blend of two iconic flavors – Mango the King of Fruits and Coconut – The Tree of Life.

Unusual to milk, coconut milk is added in this milk shake. The blend of both, gives birth to a unique and special flavor that I bet you will fall in love with. Thick, Creamy in texture and Milky in taste – a wonderful recipe.

Thanks to my WhatsApp friend – Saji Shameem who shared this wonderful recipe to me.

Off to the recipe,

An Important Tip to Note – Tender Coconut Ice Cream can be used interchangeably with Vanilla Ice Cream for more amazing flavor.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1. Mangoes (Ripe) – 2 (cut into cubes)
  • 2. Sugar – As needed
  • 3. Vanilla Ice cream – 2 scoops (Optional)
  • 4. Coconut Milk – 2 cups
  • 5. Ice Cubes – 10
  • 6. Water – As needed to adjust consistency
  • 7. Almonds – 2 tbspn chopped (For garnish)

METHOD:

  • In a blender add mangoes, sugar, vanilla ice-cream, coconut milk , water (all little by little) and make a thick and creamy shake.
  • Pour in serving glasses , top/garnish with more vanilla ice-cream, chopped mangoes and chopped almonds.
  • Serve chilled.

Love and Regards,

Niznaz.