Veg Pizza


Ingredients:

Pizza Base – 2
Pizza Sauce (available in stores) – 2 tbsp
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Capsicum – 1 (finely chopped)
Mozzarella Cheese – 10tbsp (finely grated)





Cooking Instructions:



Layer 1 tbsp of pizza sauce evenly on both the pizza base. Top it up with onions and capsicum (or any vegetables of your choice) evenly over the sauce. Now spread 5 tbsp of grated cheese evenly over the vegetables on both the pizza base.




Preheat the oven to 200 degree centigrade for 5 minutes in cook + bake mode. Place the pizza base on a convection safe cooking tray and place it in the oven and cook it for 10 minutes (cook + bake mode) or until the cheese melts. Wait for the standing time of 2 minutes. Now pizza is ready to serve.

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Tandoori Chicken



Ingredients:

Chicken Legs – 4
Hung Curd – 4 tbsp
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Pepper Powder – ½ tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala – 1 tsp
Food Color (red) – a little
Lime – ½ (extract juice from it)
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Instructions:

I purchased a microwave oven in this new year and am keep trying recipes in it. This tandoori chicken recipe is the first microwave oven recipe in my blog.



Mix curd, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, chili powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, garam masala, food color, lime juice and salt together in a bowl and mix well. Do not add water. The mixture should be little thick in consistency. So add lime juice accordingly. If the mixture is little watery, the chicken will not hold the marination well.

Now wash and clean the chicken legs well and let it to drain water for 5 to 10 minutes. Make few slits on each leg. Now marinate the chicken legs with prepared mixture and apply the mixture on the cut slits too.



In my oven , I used grill+cook mode to prepare this recipe. Preheat the oven to 200 degree centigrade and place the chicken in the grill and let the chicken to cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until it is cooked. Brush the chicken with little oil before you place it in the oven. Reposition and brush with little oil while grilling at regular intervals. (cooking time and the temperature of each oven varies and so adjust the cooking time and temperature accordingly). Tandoori chicken is ready to serve now.


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Spicy Chicken Curry


Ingredients:

Chicken – ½ kg
Onion – 1(finely chopped)
Medium size Tomatoes – 2 (finely chopped)
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
Chilly Powder – ½ tbsp
Pepper Powder – 2 tbsp
Cloves – 4
Cardamom – 4
Aniseeds – 1 or 2 tbsp
Bay Leaf – 2
Cinnamon - 2
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil


Cooking Instructions:

Wash and clean the chicken and cut it into cubes and keep it aside.

Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan and add onions and tomatoes and sauté it well. Let this mixture cool a while and then grind it to a smooth paste.


Heat 5 tbsp of oil in a pressure cooker and sauté it with cloves, cinnamon, aniseeds, bay leaves and cardamom. Add grinded paste and ginger garlic paste to it and stir fry until the raw smell leaves off. Now add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and pepper powder and stir fry it well. Now add the chicken pieces to it with required amount of water and salt and close the lid of the cooker. Let it cook until the chicken is well cooked.



Open the lid of the cooker once the pressure is released and let it cooker in simmer flame until the gravy becomes thick and the masala is coated on the chicken well. Spicy Chicken curry is ready to serve.




Side Dish: It sounds great with rice, dosa, chapatis and Naan

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EFM - SAVORY SERIES ROUND UP - Part - 2!

Presenting you the Round Up for the "EFM - Savory Series" and I Welcome you all to the Part -2 Round Up of Savory Series!

Once again My sincere thanks to all you wonderful bloggers, who joined me to celebrate the Savory Series and making this one, a successful event.

Can anybody guess how many entries will be totally it would be in this Part-1 and Part-2 Round up! The number is really a great astounding one. Yes, it is 173. So we all have 173 varieties of savories to try out in our kitchen and lets forget our diet for short period until we try out all this.



If i have missed any of your entries, please mail me to srikitchen@gmail.com so that i can updae the round up with your missing entries.

Here is what you have been looking forward to…

Recipes from Jaishree

Thenkulal



Rava vada



Spinach Pakoda



Chakli



Khandvi



Biscuit chat



Ama Vadai



Recipes from Ramya Vasan

Murukku



Dahi Vada



Recipes from SriVidhya

Vegetable Vada



Recipes from Anu Sriram

Sweet Potato 65




Recipes from Sahaja

Cheeseless Veggie Pizza



Recipes from Preety

Sev/Sirni



Moon Mathri



Rice Flour & Spring Onion Cheelay



Recipes from Poonam

Falafel



Vegetable Cutlet



Recipes from Chandani

Thepla



Recipes from Superchef

Savoury Muffins



Recipes from Retno Prihadana

Veggie Fritters



Recipes from Namratha Kini

Kurmura Bhel



Recipes from RamyaBala

Bonda with left over Idly/Dosa batter



Recipes from Yasmeen

Methi Khakhras With Achaari dip



Methi Onion Pakodas



Cauliflower Lollipops



Lavash and Baba Ganoush



Pita chips with hummus



Okra Fritters



I have decided this time too to give a credit to 2 participants who has sent maximum number of entries to the contest.

Trupti has sent maximum of 18 delicious entries to this EFM - Savory Series and she captured the first place. And this award goes to her.



And the runner up with 16 entries is none other but Shama Nagarajan and this award goes to her.



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EFM - SAVORY SERIES ROUND UP - Part - 1!

Presenting you the Round Up for the "EFM - Savory Series" and I Welcome you all to the Part -1 Round Up of Savory Series! A surprise awaiting for u all at the end of the Part -2 Round Up....!

I received number of entries this time for which i was not able to post it in a single round up! My eyes has become too tired by watching the computer continuously. So i need a break to relax myself and so let's see the round up(part-2) tomorrow. Hope all will understand my situation!

My sincere thanks to all you wonderful bloggers, who joined me to celebrate the Savory Series and making this one, a successful event. So get ready to bookmark your favorite recipes and try it out in your kitchen. I received totally 95 types of savories. Can we all see this altogether in one shop? It's impossible, i can say!

Thank you one and all for your delicious contributions and making it a very successful event. It’s because of you all lovely bloggers now we have One-Stop-Shop for Various Savories. I am really very happy and thank you all for your support and encouragement. I have submitted the round up in the order i have received the entries.Here is what you have been looking forward to…

If i have missed any of your entries, please contact me to my mail id srikitchen@gmail.com, so that i can update the missing entries.



Recipes from DivyaMubarak

Bread Balls



Onion Samosa



Birds Nest



Bread Tikka



Crispy Cheese Bonda



Vegetable Nuggets



Sour Curd Murukku



Recipes from Sanghi

Onion Badam Pakoda



Butter Murukku



Crispy Onion Pakoda



Okra Cashew Fry



Radish Kola Urundai



Recipes from Easy Crafts

Kodubale



Butter Murukku



Ragi Kodubale



Tagadu Pakoda



Entries from Hema Balaji

SWEETY SPICY CORN TOAST



Baby Corn Manchurian



Egg Bread Toast



Noodles on Toast



Omapodi



Yummy Green Sundal



Mint Chenna Sundal



Medhu Pakoda



Lovly Puries



Kunukku



Bajji



Peanut Dry Masala



Entries from Supriya Raman

Spinach Ginger Patties



Chickpeas Mint Patties



Bhajji (Potato,Onion and Capsicum)



Urad-Onion-Methi Vadai



Recipes from Ashwini Kenchana

Madhur Vada



Recipes from Akal's Sappadu

Cashew Nut Pakoda



Samosa



Ribbon Murukku



Mullu Murukku



Plain Murukku



Chicken Cutlet



Recipes from Navita

Cheesy Herb Challah



Pop-in-Pakodas



Recipes from Sumathi

Samosa



Salt Seedai



Kodubale



Aloo Bhujia



Thattai



Oats Cutlet



Maddur Vada



Recipes from Arundhuti

Nimki



Recipes from Kayal

Neer Urundai



Recipes from Varsha Vipins

Lovely Egg Puffs



Onion Fritters



Tasty Chicken Cutlet



Amritsari Fish Finger Fry



Entries from Shama Nagarajan

SPROUTED WHOLE MOONG DAL - NOODLES ROLL



Veggie Bonda



Veggie Pakoda



Medhu Vadai



Masal Vadai



Murukku



Spicy Sev



Thayir Vadai



Masala Porikadalai



Chilli Bread



Veggie Sandwich



Simple sandwich



Seeyam



3--N--1 RECIPE : VEGETABLE EGGLESS OMELET , VEGETABLE CUTLET AND VEGETABLE OMELET CURRY







Sprout Bag



Entries from Madhu

Pepper-Onion Quesadilla



Recipes from Dhanya

Sweet & Salty Aval



Kara Vadai



Recipes from Ashwini

Ribbon Pakoda



Recipes from Uma

Moong Dal Vadas made with Idlis



Maggi Pakoda



Recipes from Ivy

Tyropita



Recipes from Sushma Mallya

Creamy Corn Tacos



Recipes from Preeti

Matar Batwa



Instant Dhokla



Papad Roll (in Microwave)



Veggie seekh kabab



Khekda Bhaji (onion fritters)



Kothimbir (Fresh Coriander) Vadi



Recipes from Sindhura Devarakonda

Chilly Paneer



Khajjikayalu



Veg Momos



Chekkalu



Recipes from Trupti

Veg Lollipop



Suralichi Wadi



Potato Puffs



Ragda Pattice



Pani Puri



Paav Bhaji



Multigrain Kukumber Wada



Misal Paav



Masala Wada



Kurkure Corn Snack



Potato Kachori



Kacchi Dabeli



Dahi Wada



Chegodilu



Grilled Brocoli Chaat



Batata Wada



Appam



Thalipeeth Pizza



Recipes from Ramki

1001 Pakoras



Recipes from PJ

Vazhapoo Vadai




Ulundhu Vadai



Tit Bits



Onion Pakoda



Ambaday



Recipes from Sudeshna Banerjee

Dimer Tarkari



Palak in Paneer Bowl



Recipes from Priya

Tofu Bonda



Tapioca Spicy Chips



Rava Carrot Bonda



Plantain Chips



Cabbage Medhu Vada



Blackeyed Beans N Carrot Masala Vadai



Stuffed Egg Rolls



Cheese Samosa



Bread Vadai



Recipes from Vidhas

Vegetable Grilled Sandwich



Cauliflower Pakoda



Chickpeas Bonda



Rice Tapioca Vadai




Potato Bonda



Vegetable Bread Pizza



Pav bhaji



Parboiled rice murukku



Masal Vadai



Manoharam



Kuzhi Paniyaram with red chutney



Soy Cutlet



Corn Toast



Chick pea cutlets



Recipes from Ann

Foulka



Sweet Banana Fry



Fruited Brioche Buns



Recipes from Bindiya Singh

High Protein Dal Ke Kabab



Recipes from Aquadaze

Fancy some falafel



Recipes from Sunitha

Banana flower pakoda



Recipes from Asha

Urad Dal Masala Vada



Recipes from Vanamala

Chakli










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