Lamb Coconut Fry recipe | Easy Non Veg recipe| Flavour Diary

lamb coconut fry bhuna gosht

Schools are off from today and i feel bit relaxed as i don't have to give much attention on my little one as my elder will be their for her to play and do some naughty things. Its all Almighty blessing to have two adorable kids. 
I know during this season of holiday's i don't have much time to concentrate on new recipes to do but simply post the recipe either the drafted one or any dam easy recipes to keep in touch with my page.These days i couldn't find much time because of other activities lined up and i know there are more lined up for later. 
Today's recipe is simple,easy and uses very few ingredients and delicious Non Veg side dish which can be made in pressure cooker. This goes best with Boiled rice, rasam or sambar or dal. 
You might be interested in other non veg dishes like
Parda Prawn Biryani
Hyderabadi Dum Ka Red Chicken 
Hyderabadi Mutton Tahari
Chettinad Chicken

Level: easy
Total time: 30-40mins

1 cup:250 ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon:5ml

Boneless Lamb: 400gm 
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Turmeric: 1/4th teaspoon
Coriander Powder: 1 teaspoon
Cumin Powder: 1/4 teaspoon
Garam Masala powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Dessicated Coconut: 2 tablespoons
Chilli Powder: 1/2 teaspoon(to taste)
Garlic Pods: 4-5 big


In a pressure cooker add small boneless lamb pieces, turmeric powder, salt and 2 tablespoon of water. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the meat is cooked.
Once cooled remove the lid and cook until water is completely evaporated.
indian lamb fry bhuna gosht
In blender add dessicated coconut,garlic pods, chilli powder and make a fine powder.
Now add oil, blended coconut mixture, cumin powder, garam masala, coriander powder to the pressure cooker.
indian lamb fry bhuna gosht
Stir fry for few minutes and garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with rice, rasam/sambar or any dal. 

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Red Capsicum Chutney | Bell Pepper Recipes | Indian Chutney recipe | Flavour Diary

Red capsicum bell pepper chutney

After my Green Capsicum Til Chutney i was crazy going to try Red Capsicum chutney soon. Months back when i called my friend telling that i made green capsicum chutney then she was mentioning that she heard about Red capsicum chutney and I just want to try my hand on it and it turned out awesome. The flavour from Red capsicum was dominating and was worth to try it. Just like Green Capsicum chutney once in a while you can give it a try when you find lot of capsicum in your hand.
Just follow your heart and make changes to it but here is my easy way to make with few ingredients going in.Click on the pic below for video version👇.

Other chutney video recipes:
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Coconut Chutney

Peanut Tomato Chutney

different chutney recipe

Level: easy
Total time: 15 mins

1 cup:250 ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon:5ml


Red Capsicum/Red Bell Pepper: 1 Large
Tomatoes : 2 medium
Salt to taste
Dry Red Chillies: 3 (To taste)
Tamarind: small piece (Add if tomatoes are not sour)
Oil: 1 teaspoon

Tadka(Optional...i have skipped)
Cumin Seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
Dry Red Chilly: 1
Chana Dal : 1 teaspoon
Curry Leaves: 1 spring
Oil: 1 tablespoon

In a pan add oil, Red chillies fry for few seconds transfer to blender and then add chunks of capsicum, tomato and fry until tomatoes becomes mushy. Let the mixture cools down transfer to blender. Add salt and tamarind to the blender and blend to smooth paste.

Tadka/Temparing:(this is optional and i have skipped)
In a small pan add oil. Once oil is hot add mustard seeds, once it crackles add cumin seeds,dry red chillies, chana dal and curry leaves and once chana dal turns golden brown remove from heat and pour it on capsicum chutney and mix.

Serve along with Dosa/Idli/ Ponganalu/ Rice.

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2 Ingredient Sweet Palmiers | Little Hearts |Edible Gifts | Flavour Diary

2 ingredients sweet palmiers

 Palmiers are french pastries made with puff pastry. These are flaky melt in mouth and irresistible munching cookies and are well known as Little hearts or Elephant ears. 
As a child these were my favourite and even now these have special place in memories and tummy :) .
Today's recipe is simplest version with sugar but you can add on any flavour(chocolate,cinnamon...) or any filling of your choice for savoury version. These are one of best side snack at your potluck or any party or for edible gifts.

Level: easy
Cook time: 15 mins
Makes:20-25 biscuits

1 cup:250 ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon:5ml


Puff Pastry: 1 sheet
Sugar: 3/4th cup(used brown sugar and add more sugar if you like more sweet)


Thaw your puff pastry sheet.
On the worktop spread half of the sugar and place the sheet on it. Then spread rest of the sugar on the top of sheet and gently roll on top. 
1.Fold longer sides inside from two sides.
2. Fold in again onboth sides on it.
3. then finally overlap both sides.
4. Freeze the log for 15 mins and slice the log.
5. Place on the parchment paper and bake for 12 mins on one side and then flip over and bake for another 5 to 7 mins.
PC:google images epicurious

Instead of sugar filling you can add nutella or cinnanom sugar with some finely chopped nuts for sweeter version.
For savoury version add your favourite filling inside and roll the same way.

#palmiers is going to be part of  70 #foodiemonday #Cookies  #bloghop recipes
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Homemade Chocolate Almond Butter | Dairy Free Edible Gift Ideas | Flavour Diary

homemade chocolate almond butter recipe

 Nutella, Peanut Butter and now this Almond Butter is in a yummy list of my princess. Dairy Free Nut butters are easy to make at home and grabs very few ingredients from the pantry and today's Chocolate Almond Butter is one among them. If you have got some strong power blender then you will need just 5 mins to make a small jar (200 grams). Homemade is always fresh and preservative free and mainly you will know what's all going in....taking out some time for homemade goods are always best and healthy.
Today's recipe is dedicated to our new bloghop which is called MFBC and we are going to do one recipe a month with different theme.Just like foodiemonday bloghop and i am eager to learn new things from these bloggers and challenges. I am feeling happy to be part of this group and this month's first topic was to choose a recipe from Chef in Disguise  a food blog which is having huge beautiful collection of Arabic and middle eastern recipes. From those huge collection of recipes and was able to find some thing which is very easy and chocolaty...hehe. I have skipped mint flavouring from the recipe as my princess is not fond of it and rest is adjusted to taste buds.

Level: easy
Total time: 15 mins
Makes: 200gm bottle

1 cup:250 ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon:5ml


Raw/roasted Almonds: 1 1/4 cup(200 gms)
Powdered Sugar: 1/4th cup (to taste)
Cocoa Powder: 1 1/2 tablespoon
Oil: 2 tablespoon(according to desired consistency)
Salt: 1/4 teaspoon


If you have taken roasted almonds then below step is not required.
Roasting: In a pan dry roast the Almonds until they slightly change color and keep them aside and let it cool down.
In blender add Roasted Almonds and blend it to paste lumpy consistency. Scrap the sides in between. Add oil and blend and add more oil for desired consistency.
Now your plain Almond Butter is ready.
Add sugar/honey or any sweetener, salt,cocoa powder and blend for our Chocolate Almond Butter. 

You can add any flavors you like Vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon,mint or any other flavoring of your choice.

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Cornmeal Idli | Gluten Free Breakfast Recipe | Instant Recipes | Flavour Diary

Cornmeal Idli recipe

 Today's recipe is super easy breakfast and tasty too...If you forgot to soak, grind and ferment the idli/dosa batter and even then you want your weekend to start with some traditional breakfast then this recipe will come to you for rescue. 
The best of this recipe is that you can use up the ingredients from the pantry and mix it and steam it and your breakfast is ready with no rice, no fermentation but just simple ingredients.
If you are a  cook like me who is lazy sometimes, sometimes creative, sometimes moody to go into kitchen and end up producing something tasty to present on the table then you would surely try my Cornmeal Idli. 
Cornmeal is coarse flour ground from dried corn.In india we get it as Corn Rava/ Corn Atta Flour/ Makki ka Atta. Rava is coarse form and Atta is fine variations.
Peek in to the ingredients and steps below to follow.....
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Level: easy
Prep and Resting:20mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Makes:12-16 Idli

1 cup:250 ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon:5ml


Fine Cornmeal(Corn Rava Atta / Makki ka Atta): 2 Cups
Yogurt: 1 Cup
Water: 1/2 cup( as required)
Baking Soda: 3/4th teaspoon
Salt to taste
Cashews few

Easy Tadka:
Oil: 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds: 1/4th teaspoon
Cumin Seeds: 1/4th teaspoon


Dry roast the cornmeal for few seconds and let it cool.
Mix all the ingredients except tadka ingredients.And keep aside for 10-15 mins. 
In  a pan add oil, once hot add mustard seeds and cumin seeds...once sizzles, turn off and add tadka to batter and mix well. 
Check batter consistency and it should be thicker than the pancake consistency(Add water if required)
Grease the Idli Plates with oil and place cashews in each idli space and pour batter in the mould 3/4th filled and steam for 15 mins in Idli Cooker.
Let idli rest for 2-3 mins and remove and serve hot with chutney or sambar or pickles

In the tadka you can add finely chopped carrots, ginger and other veggies to make it more colourful n healthy.

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