Dec 07

Dhal Fry Recipe

Well, its been quite a while since I wrote about my cook exploration. Here is present to you my latest in the list and it is Vegetarian dish know as Dhal Fry. Dhal is a standard dish among the veg crowd.This might not be new to everyone but the preparation method varies person to person. Here I present to you what I have tried.


  • 1 cup of tuvar dhal (lentils)
  • 1 large cut onion
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp chille powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup yogurt
  • 3 pcs cilantro
  • 2 cup of water


The preparation is quite simple.

  • Cook the dhal in pressure cooker with water.
  • In another pan saute the onions until the color changes.
  • Add the spices and coconut. Cook it for few minutes.
  • Add the dhal along with yogurt to this mixture and cook it for 5-8 minutes in low temperature.
  • Now garnish with cilantro and few coconut shreds.

Now we have delicious dhal fry which will go well with rice.


Dhal Fry

Have you tried this ever? else try and let me know your feedback.

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Jun 07

Yummy Omelette in Indian style

Yes, you got it correct! I succeed in making Omelette. This was possible by learning process I’m taking lately. Hope you’re aware I have already succeed in making good shrimp curry before. Finally, I was able to make good omelette’s with minimal guidance / no guidance. No wonder learning and practice makes a man prefect right? So here I’m with the list of instructions for making good Omelette in yummy and spicy Indian style!


  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil (you can use any edible oil)
  • 1 small chopped onions
  • 2 green pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tablespoons ginger and garlic paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon iodized salt
  • Cilantro
  • Black Pepper powder

This will serve two.

Instructions :

  • Beat the eggs and stir well.
  • Fry the onions with green pepper.
  • Add cilantro at last to the fry.
  • Add the fried onions and others to the beaten eggs.
  • Stir well and add salt and chili powder.
  • Add chopped tomato with the mix.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and stir well again.
  • Now heat the pan and pour oil into the pan.
  • Pour the mixture into the pan with medium heat.
  • Allow it to settle for while and add black pepper.
  • After 2 minutes turn the omelette upside down.
  • Allow it to cook for another 2 minutes.

Now you’re ready, remove the omelette from the pan and taste it; yummy huh?

Indian Omelette

Woow.. see how yummy I prepared the omelette! BTW, now I have additional qualification to my list 🙂

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Apr 07

Shrimp Curry Special

If you wanted to make a spicy Shrimp/Prawn Curry and didn’t now how to; Here is instructions to make it happen. You know what I’m not a Cook at all 😉 I’m a beginner and I believe it would be easy for you to learn it from beginner rather than from an expert 🙂 just kidding

Before me letting you know the steps, I have to give the credits.! And here goes the list, first friend of mine Seshadri, he is the one who provided timely instruction and offered much help and Rajkumar, our chief cook and guru and expert who served as inspiration behind this effort.


  • Frozen or Raw Prawn / Shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons ginger and garlic paste
  • Large chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon iodized salt
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1 jalapeño
  • V8 vegetable juice (added in place of tomato )
  • cinnamon added for smell
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seed

Detailed Instructions :

  1. Peel the shrimp and remove the tails. Clean it with water.
  2. Fry roast the mustard seed with cumin in oil and add the green pepper and jalapeño during the course.
  3. Add the chopped onion to the mix and allow it to fry.
  4. Add the curry powder, chili powder and fry for a further 2 to 3 minutes on low heat
  5. Add the vegetable juice and stir gently
  6. Add the ginger garlic paste and cinnamon and stir well with salt
  7. Let it simmer for 10- 15 minutes
  8. Add the shrimp/ prawns and cook for further 10- 15 minutes until the prawns are cooked

I missed to add cilantro at the final step but make sure you don’t.

Wow..!!! now you’re ready with the tasty shrimp curry…. this is how I made it 🙂

The Shrimp Curry

Thanks again to Seshadiri but the point here to be noted is Seshadiri is a pure vegetarian 🙂

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