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fish names tamil-english

I took this from some website for my personal use. Hope this will be very useful to u all.
Fish Names in Tamil

Kilanga Meen - Whit fish
Kola Meen - Saw,Gar fish
Kerai-Yellowfin Tuna
Kendai-Indian goat fish ,carp
Kanawai-Cuttle fish
Kelluthi-Marine cat fish
Kondal-Snapper
Koduvai-Seabass
Kanagnkelluthi-Indian Mackerell
Viral Meen - Butter fish,murrel
Vaalai-ribbon fish
Vilongu-eel
Vavwall -Pomfret
Vanjaram Meen -King fish,Seer fish
Sankara Meen - Red Snapper
Seepu Thiratai-Spade fish
Seela/Sheela Meen -Barracuda.
Soorai-Little Tunny
Sura-Shark
Iraal-shrimp
Nethili Meen-Anchovies,maththi or chaala
Malabar trevally - Parai
Ooli meen-Barracuda
Oosi kanawai-Squid
Thera (variety of parai)-Leather skin
Thirukkai-Whip tail sting ray
Tuna-soorai
Potha-lndian Halibut

Vegetable biriyani

Biriyani in hotel whether non veg or vegetarian have some great taste and flavour. All my friends have told my vegetable biriyani is great in taste. It is similar to hotel preparation also. Please try it and comment me.
Basmati rice- 1 1/2 cup
ghee-5p
Onion-3
Green chilli-5 to 6
cup vegetables-carrot,beans, mutter
puthina - 1 hand full
Coconut milk-1cup\
Bay leaf-1
clove-3
elachi-2
cinamon -small
jeera-1sp
sombu-1sp
salt
  • First check the rice if there is any stone or dust in it remove it. put oil in the kadai and fry the rice nicely in the little ghee. till the rice change it color or till u see the rice is becoing crispy.keep aside
  • put the vessel and pour ghee in it.put jeera , sombu, bayleaf, clove,cinnamon,elachi and onion cutted longly. Add one pinch salt to make the fry process faster,
  • After onion become brown add green chilli and ginger garlic paste,mint leaf and fry till the raw smell goes.
  • Add vegetables and saute it nicely and add the salt.Add the coconut milk and saute it nicely.
  • Add the rice and put the 2cups water.
  • Since it is biriyani, if the rice is over boiled and sticky the biriyani taste will not be good. 
  • After 5 mins if you see it.. If u see the rice is boiled u can remove from the flame and biriyani is ready.
  • If you see the rice is not boiled. It is in correct way.Dum the biriyani now. Take the vessel from  the stove .Cut lemon into half and peel half lemon juice on the biriyani.keep the nonstick dosa pan on the stove in the other side keep water to boil, After the pan got preheated and water got heated. Keep the biriyani vessel on the dosa pan and close it with the plate tightly so that the steams should not come out, keep the boiled water vessel on the plate, keep the flame in the low level, After 2 mins if you open the biriyani, it will be boiled at the correct form.
  • Serve it hot with raita. or kuruma
  • After two 

Tomato rice

Tomoto rice is my all time favourite recipe. Hope you too will enjoy it.
Ingredients:
Basmati rice-1 1/2 cup
onion-2(cut it as long )
tomato-3Cut it as small)
green chilli-2
ginger,garlic paste-1sp
mint leaf-little
chilli powder-1sp
oil-3to4 sp
bayleaf,cinamon stick,cloves and elachi  all 1pc
jeera and sombu-1sp

  • First grind the tomato, green chilli,ginger garlic paste and keep aside
  • Wash the rice nicely with water and remove the water.
  • First keep the vessel which will be sufficient for preparing the measured rice. Put oil in it and add jeera, sombu,bayleaf,clove,cinamon stick,elachi.After it got fried put onion and little pinch of salt,so that onion will get fried soon.
  • After the onion become brown colour , put the tomato paste which is grinded earlier.
  • Fry it till the raw smell goes from the tomato. Now add mint leaf with it and add salt to your taste.
  • It will be in  thick gravy consistency.
  • Put the washed rice in the masala and nicely saute it so that the gravy spreads all over the rice.
  • Meantime keep 4 cups of water to boil,after rice mixed with the masala pour the boiled water 
  • When you see the water starts boiling nicely with bubbles, keep the flame in low heat and close it.
  • After 5mins open and see it. If the water remain again leave it for 2 more mins.
  • If water is not there and the rice is also well cooked, Your tomato rice is ready
Serve it with any gravy. Best combination serve it with chicken gravy. Hope you too will try and taste it and comment me.

Lemon rice

Rice -1 1/2 cup
Lemon-2or 3
Turmeric powder-1/2 sp
Salt as req
oil - 4sp
channa dal-1sp
red chilli(dry)-5 to 8
Hing-one pinch
curry leaf- little
  • First boil the rice. preferable not in the pressure cooker. prepare it directly keeping in the vessel and remove the starch from it. It should not be over boiled or low boiled. Put the boiled rice after removing the starch in a big plate or place in two vessels. Leave it under the fan. so that it gets cool.
  • Next prepare for seasoning. Keep the kadai. put oil after that put channa dal, chilli, hing ,curry leaf.fry in the medium heat. If the channa dal becomes black the taste will get waste. so careful while frying it.
  • Next in small bowl. prepare lemon juice and put turmeric powder and salt.
  • In the rice plate. put the oil with channa dal first and lemon juice.
  • Slowly mix the rice, oil, lemon juice. Mix it smoothly.
Lemon rice is ready to eat. Serve with coconut chutney for breakfast. Preparing for lunch serve it with chicken gravy.

hanuman chalisa

Shreeguru charana saroja raja

nija manu mukura suDhaari


varanoun raghuvara vimala yasu

joa dhaayaku phala chaari



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sumirou pavana kumaarae


bala budhdhi viDhyaa dhaehu mohi

harahu kalesa vikaara



jaya hanumaan nyaan guna saagara


jaya kapeesa thihoon loka ujaagara

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raama dhootha athulitha bala Dhaamaa


anjani puthra pavanasutha naamaa

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mahaveer vikrama bajrangee


kumathi nivaara sumathi kae sangi

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kanchana varana viraaja suvaeshaa


kaanana kundala kunchitha kesha

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haatha vajra ou dhvajaa biraajai


kaanDhae moonja janaeoo saajai

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shankara suvana kesari nandhana


thaeja prathaapa mahaa jaga vandhana

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vidhyavaana guni athi chaathur


raama kaaja karibae koa aathur

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prabhu charithra sunibae koa rasiyaa


raam lakhana seethaa mana basiyaa

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sukshma roopa Dhari siyahin dhikhaavaa


bikata roopa dhari lanka jaraavaa

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bheema roopa Dhari asura samhaarae


raamachandhra kae kaaj sanvaarae

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laaya sanjeevana lakhana jiyaayae


shree raghuveer harashi ur laaye

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raghupathi keenhee bahutha badaayee


thum mama priya bharathahi sama bhaayee

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sahasa vadhana thumharo jasa gaavain


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asa kahi Shreepathi kanta lagaavain

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sanakaadika bramhadhi muneesaa


naaradha saaradha sahitha aheesaa

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jama kubaera dhigapaal jahaan thae


kavi koavidha kahi sakae kahaan thae

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thum upkaara sugreevahin keenhaa


raam milaaya raja pada dheenhaa

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thumharo manthra vibeeShan maanaa


lankaeshwar bhayae sab jaga jaanaa

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yuga sahasra yojana para Bhanoo


leelyo thaahi maDhura phala jaanoo

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prabhu mudhrikaa maeli mukha maahin


jalaDhi laanDhi gaye achraja naahin

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dhurgama kaaja jagatha kae jaethae


sugama anugraha thumharae thaethae

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raam dhuaarae thum rakhwaarae


hoath na aagnyaa binu paisaarae

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sab sukh lahai thumhaari charanaa


thum rakshak kaanhoo koa darnaa

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aapana thej samhaaroa aapai


theenon loaka haank sae kaampae

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bhooth pishaash nikata nahin aavai


mahaaveer jab naam sunaavai

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naashai roga harai saba peedaa


japatha niranthara hanumatha veera

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sankata sae hanumaan chudaavai


mana krama vachana dhyaana joa laavai

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sab para raam thapasvee raajaa


thinakae kaaj sakala thum saajaa

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aura manorath joa koee laavai


soayi amitha jeevana phala paavai

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chaaron jug parathaapa thumhaaraa


hei parasidhdhi jagatha ujiyaaraa

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saaDhu santha kae thum rakhwaarae


asura nikandhana raam dhulaarae

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ashta sidhdhi nava nidhi kae dhaathaa


asa bara dheen jaanakee maathaa

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raam rasayana thum rae paasaa


sadha rahoa raghupathi kae daasaa

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thumharae bhajana raam koa bhaavai


janma janma kae dhukh bisraavai

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antha kaala raghupathi pura jaayee


jahaan janma hari bhakth kahaayee

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aura dhaevathaa chiththa na Dharayee


hanumatha saeyeesarba sukh karayee

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sankata katai mitai sab peeda


joa sumirai hanumatha bala veeraa

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jai jai jai hanumaana goasaayeen


krupaa karahu gurudaeva kee naayeen

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joa sath baar paaTa kara koiyee


chootahi bandhi mahaa sukh hoayee

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joa yaha padai hanumaan chaaleesaa


hoya sidhdhi saakhee goureesaa

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thulalaseedaasa sadhaa hari chaeraa


keejai naaTha hrudhaya maham daeraa

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bhavana dhanaya sankata harana mangala moorthy roop

raam lakhana jaanaakee boaloa jai hanumaan kee

sai potri's in tamil

OM SAINATHA POTRI OM


02. OM DAKSHINAMOORTHI DUTTA AVATARA POTRI OM

03. OM SAAGARA SAIYEA POTRI OM

04. OM PANDARIPURA VITTALE POTRI OM

05. OM VENKATA SMARANA POTRI OM

06. OM KRISHNAA RAMA SIVAA MARUTI POTRI OM

07. OM ERAIVAN ORUVANE ENBAAI POTRI OM

08. OM PIRAVI PINI THEERPAI POTRI OM

09. OM MADHANGALAI KADANTHA MAHAANE POTRI OM

10. OM NAGA SAIYEA POTRI OM

11. OM VENDUVOR THUYAR THEERKUM YOGIYE POTRI OM

12. OM SHIRADIVASAA SIDDHESWARA POTRI OM

13. OM ARPUDHANGAL SEYYUM AANDAVAA POTRI OM

14. OM MUKTHIKKU VAZHI KATTUM MUNIVAA POTRI OM

15. OM ULLATHIN ULLE URAIBAVARE POTRI OM

16. OM ANANDHA-MAYAMANAVARE POTRI OM

17. OM SHARANN ADAINDORAI KAPPAVARE POTRI OM

18. OM YAMIRUKKA BAYAM YAEN ENBAVARE POTRI OM

19. OM VISHNU NAMA PARAAYANA PRIYARAE POTRI OM

20. OM CHITTIRATHIL UYIRUDAN PESUM DEIVAME POTRI OM

21. OM MAYAIYAI VIRATUBAVARE POTRI OM

22. OM KANDRISHTI PILLISUNIYAM THEERPAVARE POTRI OM

23. OM BRAMHAGNANAM ALIPPAVARE POTRI OM

24. OM GURUVAARA DEVA POTRI OM

25. OM SAMSAARA BHAYANGALAI POKUBAVARE POTRI OM

26. OM DHUNIYIN UDIYE MARUNDENBAI POTRI OM

27. OM PRARTHANAIKU ELAGUVAAI POTRI OM

28. OM ELIMAI VADIVAANAI POTRI OM

29. OM SAKALALOGA SANCHARIYE POTRI OM

30. OM MUKKALAMUM UNARDAVARE POTRI OM

31. OM MUMMOORTHIYIN THIRU URUVE POTRI OM

32. OM SAKALA JEEVANGALILUM IRUPAAI POTRI OM

33. OM MOONDRAM PIRAIYIL KAATCHI THARUVAI POTRI OM

34. OM MUNDAYA VINAIGALAI ARUPAVARE POTRI OM

35. OM OMSAIRAM MANDHIRATHIN SAKTHIYE POTRI OM

36. OM MADHA VERUPAADUGALAI KALAINDHAI POTRI OM

37. OM UNNMAI ANBUKU MAGIZHBAVARE POTRI OM

38. OM ANNA BABAVE POTRI OM

39. OM ILLARAMUM NALLARAME ENRAI POTRI OM

40. OM ILLAMAYILAE THURAVIANAI POTRI OM

41. OM ULAGELLAM UN NAMAME POTRI OM

42. OM DAKSHINAI PRIYARE POTRI OM

43. OM DHIKETTUM NEEYE POTRI OM

44. OM DHIKKATRORUKUM NEEYE POTRI OM

45. OM SATCHARITA SAPTHAHATHIL ARULVAI POTRI OM

46. OM DHANADAANYAM ALIPAI POTRI OM

47. OM CHINDAYILE VINDHAI SEIVAI POTRI OM

48. OM KANAVILUM KAATCHI ALITHAI POTRI OM

49. OM NINAIVILUM KAATCHI ALIPPAI POTRI OM

50. OM NEER OOTRI VILAKETRINAI POTRI OM

51. OM DWARAKAMAYE DEIVAME POTRI OM

52. OM CHAVADIYIL SAYANIKUM SATHGURUVE POTRI OM

53. OM MAHAANGALIN THATHAIYE POTRI OM

54. OM ANANDA NILAIYAI ARULVAI POTRI OM

55. OM NAMBIKAI PORUMAI KAANICKAIYAI KETPAI POTRI OM

56. OM VENGUSAAVIN SEEDARE POTRI OM

57. OM PALARUKKUM PADIALAKUM BHAGAVANE POTRI OM

58. OM VAAKUBALITHAM THANTHIDUM SARASWATIYE POTRI OM

59. OM VAAZHVANGU VAAZHA VAAZHTHIDUVAI POTRI OM

60. OM UNAIMARAVA VARAM THARUVAI POTRI OM

61. OM KALANGUVOR MANAM KALIKH SEIBAVARE POTRI OM

62. OM KUZHANDAI VARAM ARULUM GURUVE POTRI OM

63. OM ANNAIYAI THANDHAIYAI AADARIKUM ARULE POTRI OM

64. OM UNGAL KALADIYE ENGAL SHIRIDIYAM POTRI OM

65. OM ERUPADAIKONDU SIRAPUDAN VAZHAVAIPAAI POTRI OM

66. OM KAMAKRODA MADHAMAACHARYAM THEERPAI POTRI OM

67. OM KASI PRAYAAGAIYAI KAALVIRALIL KAATIYAVARE POTRI OM

68. OM DEEPANGALAI YETRI PAAVANGALAI POKINAI POTRI OM

69. OM DINAMDINAM DYANIPPAVARKU SAILAKSHMI ROOPAMANAI POTRI OM

70. OM SHIRIDIYE PANDARIPURAM ENRAI POTRI OM

71. OM ANBAAL ULAGAM MUZHUVADUM OTRUMAI AAKINAI POTRI OM

72. OM AINDHU PRAANANGALAI JOTHIYAI ETRAVAITHAI POTRI OM



73. OM ARATHI EDUPAVARIN AARAATHUYAR THEERPAI POTRI OM

74. OM ARULAASIYAI PRASADAMAAI ALIPPAI POTRI OM

75. OM SUMAIGALAI ETRU PAGAIMAYAI POKUVAI POTRI OM

76. OM KANNOLI THANDHU KAATHOLI KETKATCHEIVAI POTRI OM

77. OM SARANAM ADAIVORUKU KAMALAPAADAM KAATUVAI POTRI OM

78. OM KAALAI AARTHIYIL KARUNAMOORTHI KAATCHI AVAAI POTRI OM

79. OM NILAIYANA GNANAM NILAIKASEIVAI POTRI OM

80. OM SYAMA DASGANU MAHALSA DAATHYA SATGURUVE POTRI OM

81. OM ALLAH YESU ANNAI ANAITHUM AANAAI POTRI OM

82. OM BAKTHIKKETRA PALANALIPPAI POTRI OM

83. OM MANATHIRKERPA VAAZHKKAITHUNAINALAM ALIPPAI POTRI OM

84. OM YEPPIRAVIYULUM UNNAI YERKA VAIPAI POTRI OM

85. OM YAAGAM YOGAM YEDHUMINRI MOTCHAM THARUM GURUVE POTRI OM

86. OM YELLA MAHANGALUM EN RUPAME ENBAI POTRI OM

87. OM ANNADAANAME PIRAVINOI THEERKUM MARUNDHENBAI POTRI OM

88. OM KOOTU PRARTHANAIYAL KULAM VAAZHA VAIPAI POTRI OM

89. OM UNNAI POTRUVORAI ULAGAM POTRAVAITHAI POTRI OM

90. OM ISAIYIL ENAINDHU VARUVAI POTRI OM

91. OM ANNA VASTRANGALAI ALAVINDRI KODUPAI POTRI OM

92. OM GODAVARI NADHIDEERA KOVIL KONDAAI POTRI OM

93. OM BOOTI MAALIGAI ALANGARIKKA MURALIDARANANAI POTRI OM

94. OM VIYAZHA POOJAIYIL VALVINAI NEEKUM VIYAZHA MOORTHIYE POTRI OM

95. OM PARANDHAMAA PARAMESWARA PARAMAACHARYAA POTRI OM

96. OM KANKANDA DEIVAME GANAPATHIYE POTRI OM

97. OM POURNAMI POOJAIYIL PAVANGALAI AZHITHU NARPALAN ARULVAI POTRI OM

98. OM PARIJATHAMALARE KARPAGHATHARUVE KAMADENUVE POTRI OM

99. OM NAVAKOLGALAL NANMAIYUM NAAVANMYUM PERAVAIPAI POTRI OM

100. OM THANVINAI NOI THEERKUM DHANVANTRIYE POTRI OM

101. OM MEENAKSHI BHAKTHANAI NEE AATCHI-SEIDAI POTRI OM

102. OM NAMBINORAI KAIVIDAATHA NAYAKANE POTRI OM

103. OM RAJARAMA NAMAME THAARAKA MANDIRAMENBAI POTRI OM

104. OM ANBUKKU ARULNALGUM ARIVE POTRI OM

105. OM RADHAKRISHNA SEEETHARAMA LAKSHMINARAYANA POTRI OM

106. OM SRINIVASA SRIVENKATESA SRIRANGA POTRI OM

107. OM SIVARUPA HARIHARAA SUBRAMANYA POTRI OM

108. OM SAKALAMUM SATGURU SAIROOPAME POTRI OM

coconut chutney

coconut-1cup grated
pori kadalai-3sp
garlic-4pods
green chilli-4
salt as required

onion for seasoning 1or 2 small onions

Grind all the above its with little water.
Season the grinded chutney with mustards seeds,with onion and curry leaf.
chutney is ready now.
Serve it with idaly and sambar

Tomato chutney

Tomato chutney is very normal in all tamil families. In india we all use dry red chilli for chutney. It brings nice flavour to the chutney. But i live abroad. Here we dont get dry chilli frequently. so i tried it with red chilli powder it came out well.

Onion-2
tomato-3
chilli powder-1sp
tamarind-very little
salt as required
oil-1sp
mustard seed- 1/2 sp
curry leaf - little

Put oil in the kadai, fry the onion nicely and add tomatoes and tamarind.
After the tomato get fried put chilli powder and salt
Nicely saute it, it will come to gravy consistency.
Remove the mixer from the kadai and keep it in other plate so that it will cool.
After it got cool. grind it in the mixie. while grinding add little water.
Again keep the kadai with oil to season, season it with mustard seeds and curry leaf and perungaya thool.
put the grinded chutney it the kadai and allow it to heat till the oil comes out or till it becomes thick
Serve it with hot idaly. Comes out very nice. I remeber my mother usualy bring this chutney while we go for picnic. Taste will be very good.

ginger chicken

I learnt this ginger chicken from my mother in law. It is very tasty and comes out very well with the ginger flavour. It is very traditional recipe.
Ingredients:
Chicken-1/2 kg
Onion-10pods(small)
tomato-1
sombu-1 sp
ging
ginger-1 1/2 table spoon full
chilli powder-1sp
curry leaf- 1 handful
salt-as req
1. First grind onion, tomato,ginger, chilli powder,curry leaf.
2. 3 spoon oil in the fry pan. put sombu, jeera
3. pour the grinded paste in it. Till the raw smell goes fry it.
4. put the chicken and saute it nicely so that the grinded paste nicely coat the chicken.
5. close it with lid and leave it for 5mins.
6. After the water comes out from the chicken. open it. if needed add salt and chilli powder at this stage.
7. If needed add some water if the chicken is not boil and allow it to boil.
8. If you want to serve it like gravy u can take the chicken after it gets boil and it comes to gravy stage.
9. if you want chicken to be separate like fried chicken. keep the flame in the high. Allow the chicken to coat it with the gravy.
10. Atlast garnish with the coriander leaf.

chicken fry

Ingredients:
chicken-1/2 kg
curd-1/2 cup
chilli powder- 1sp(or)chicken65 powder
masala powder-1sp
ginger garlic paste-1sp
salt as required
Procedure:
1. Marinate the chicken with all the ingredients above.
2. Put oil in the fry pan. After the oil get heated. put chicken in the pan and saute it nicely. so that oil will get added with the chicken
3. Put it in low flame. so that the chicken water comes out from the curd and chicken
4. cook till the chicken is boiled.
5. After you are sure the chicken is boiled.
6. Keep the flame in high. Saute it nicely otherwise gravy will get burnt. saute it nicely so that all the gravy nicely join with the chicken.
7. chicken will be dry
At last garnish with coriander leaf. you can serve with rice as side dish. It is fried chicken with less oil. Very easy and less oil chicken fry.

chicken kulambu

Ingredients:

Chicken-1/2kg
oil-3sp

For seasoning items:
jeera-1sp
sombu-1sp
bay leaf-1
cinnamon stick-small piece
elachi- 1
cloves -2
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For grinding:

coconut-half cup grated coconut
sombu, jeera- 1/2 sp
kus kus - 1sp
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onion-1
tomato-1(big)
ginger garlic paste- 1tsp
green chilli- 2
curry leaf- little
coriander leaf for garnishing
coriander powder- 2sp
chilli powder- 1 sp
salt - 1 1/2 sp
Procedure:
1. First cut the chicken and clean it properly. use turmeric powder for cleaning chicken. If you are not going to cook the chicken immediately. u can marinate chicken with curd and turmeric powder.
2. Grind the item given for grinding in a fine paste.
3. Keep kadai in the stove. pour oil in the kadai.put the items given for seasoning in the kadai. After it get fried. put onion to fry. Put one pinch of salt so that onion will get fry soon.Onion gets cooked put tomato.
4. Tomato cooked put ginger garlic paste to it. Add green chilli.
5. put chicken pieces. saute the gravy nicely with the chichen. close the kadai. leave it till the water comes out from the chicken.
6. After all the water comes out from the chicken. Put all the powders. given . Again saute the chicken nicely with the powders so that chicken will get nicely marinate with the coriander powders. chicken will look like dry gravy.
7. pour 1cup water. saute it.
8.keep it in full flame. After your chicken starts boiling in full flame. after 2 mins put the coconut paste in it.
9. saute it again and keep in medium flame. so that chicken will get boiled nicely
10. After it comes to kulambu consistency. Off the flame and garnish with coriander leaf.

yummy and tasty chicken kulambu is ready. You can serve it with rice, chapathi or parotta also.



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