Tuesday, July 17, 2007



chicken legs - 2

curd - 1/4th cup

garam masala - 1tbsp

red chili powder - 1 and 1/2 tbsp

salt as required

lemon -1/2

ginger garlic paste- 2tsp

oil for greasing


-Clean the leg pieces and make 3-4 huge cuts on it each side.

-In a bowl mix the rest of the ingredients well and make a smooth marinade.

-Apply this marinade evenly over the chicken and leave it for 3-4 hours.

-Pre heat the oven at 300 degrees for 15 min.

-Grease the baking tray with oil, place the chicken drizzel it with very little oil and bake the chicken for 25min at 250 degrees.

-Now turn the chicken to the other side and drizzle with little oil and bake it for another 25 min at 250 degrees

-Garnish with onion rings, tomato slices and lemon wedges.

Tuesday, July 3, 2007



senaga pappu (chana dal) -2 cups

onion- 1 big

ginger - 1 and 1/2 inch

garlic - 5 pods

dhania seeds - 1tbsp

jeera - 1 and 1/2 tsp

mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

curry leaves - 1 sprig

green chillies - 4-5

garam masala powder - 1 and 1/2 tbsp

red chillies- 2-3

red chillie powder - 2tsp

turmeric - a pinch

salt as required

oil - 3tbsp


-Soak the senaga pappu for abt 1 hr before u start cooking.

-Make a paste of onions, ginger, garlic, dhania seeds and 1 tsp of jeera.

-Add the above paste , garam masala powder , red chillie powder , turmeric and salt to the soaked senagappu and leave for 10min.

-Heat oil add the mustard seeds ,1/2 tsp jeera, curry leaves and red chillies and fry for a min.

-Now add the senagapappu mixture and green chillies and cook for abt 10min.

-Add a cup of water and close the cooker and cook until 2 whistles.

-Garnish with coriander.

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