Saturday, July 31, 2021

Maasi Sambal Recipe | Masi Karuvadu | Maldives Fish Sambol

masi karuvadu sambal

Maasi sambal or masi karuvadu fry is very popular among fish lovers. Masi dry fish is made from Tuna fish. Its delicious taste is very popular among non-vegetarians.

Required ingredients

Masi powder - 3 tbsp

Dry chillies - 4 or 5

Large onion - 1

Grated Coconut - 1 cup

Salt - to taste

For seasoning

Oil - 3 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Urad dal  - 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Masi Powder


Chop the onion.

Add maasi powder, red chillies and required salt to a mixer jar and make a coarse powder. Add a little salt as there will already be salt in the maasi powder.

With the ground powder, add grated coconut and grind for a minute. Finally, add chopped onion and grind coarsely.

Do not add any water. 

Pour oil into the frying pan and season with mustard, urad dal and curry leaves.

Once the mustard has spluttered, add the ground mixture to it.

Put on medium heat and fry for 5 to 6 minutes till the raw smell goes.

Masi karuvadu

Turn off the heat once the maasi mixture becomes crispy.

Serve with rice.


Friday, July 9, 2021

Chutney for Idli Dosa

Tasty chutney recipe for idli, dosa, vada and pongal.

Required Ingredients:-

Coconut (grated) - 1 cup

Peanuts without skin - a handful

Green chillies - 3 or 4

Garlic - 1 clove

Ripe tomato - 1

Salt - as needed

For Seasoning...

Oil - 1 tbsp

Shallot - 1

Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves - few


Add the grated coconut, peanuts, green chillies and salt to a
mixer grinder and grind for a minute.

Then add little water and grind well.

Finally, add chopped tomatoes, add a clove of garlic and grind for few seconds.

Season with Urad dal, mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Healthy and tasty coconut tomato chutney is ready.

Serve with idli dosa and enjoy!


Saturday, May 8, 2021

Egg Podimas | Muttai Poriyal | Scrambled Eggs with Potatoes

 South Indian style Muttai Podimas recipe with Potatoes and frozen peas. we can prepare this recipe in less than 20 minutes and we can have this spicy egg preparation with chapathi, bread, or rice.

Egg recipe


Eggs - 2

Onion - 1 

Potato - 1

Frozen green peas - 1/4 cup (optional)

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Oil - 2 to 3 tbsp

Egg recipe


Chop the onion & potatoes into small pieces.

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. 

Once the cumin seeds start to splutter, add onion, green chillies and curry leaves.

Saute for a minute. Add chopped potatoes. 

After the potatoes cooked half, add frozen green peas (optional).

Add turmeric, chilli powder and salt.

When the vegetables cooked well, add the eggs. 

Mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes and turn off the stove.

Egg Podimas

Serve hot with rice or chapathi.

You can find more side dish recipes below...

Spicy Raw Banana Fry

Spicy Potato Fry

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