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Drum Chicken

Ingredients:

  • Chicken legs 6
  • Cinnamon 1 inch
  • Cloves 3
  • Cardamoms 2
  • Fennel 1 tsp
  • Cumin 1 tsp
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • Onion 1
  • Tomato 1
  • Garlic 10 cloves
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Chili powder 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Cilantro finely chopped
  • Corn powder 2 tsp
  • Salt

Procedure:

  1. Grind the cinnamon, cloves, cardamons, fennel, cumin, and pepper into a fine powder
    • Grind the onions, tomato, garlic, and ginger into fine paste
    • Mix the paste and powder with the chicken paste
    • Add the chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, and curry leaves to the chicken and marinate for 30 minutes
    • Add half a cup water to the marinated chicken and pressure cook for five minutes
    • Heat 2 tsp oil in a non-stick pan and add the cooked chicken with the gravy and cook in low heat till the gravy thickens and starts to stick to the chicken pieces
    • Add the cilantro and remove from fire
    • Sprinkle the corn powder on the chicken pieces and fry in oil for a minute

    Sura (Shark) Puttu

    Ingredients:

    • Sura (shark) 500grams (1 lb)
    • Turmeric power 1 tsp
    • Red chilly powder 1 tsp
    • Coriander powder 1 tsp
    • Onion 250 grams finely chopped
    • Garlic 4 cloves chopped
    • Green chili 2 finely chopped
    • Curry leaves
    • Coconut 50 grams grated

    Procedure:

    1. Clean the shark pieces in water in a vessel and cook in boiling water for 2 to 4 minutes till it is cooked
    2. Remove the shark pieces, remove the skin and bones and shred with hand
    3. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, and mix uniformly
    4. Heat 6 tsp oil in a pan and fry garlic, onion, green chilies, curry leaves, with a little salt and saute till onion turns golden brown
    5. Add shredded shark, grated coconut scrapings and cook in slow fire with constant stirring for 5 minutes