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South Indian Fish Fry

South Indian Fish Fry

Beautifully marinated King fish pan-fried to perfection! On this episode, Chef Sam brings us another one of his favorite South Indian foods.

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/KAyxXzRB5lU 

Ingredients:

  • 3 King Fish Fillets
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tbsp Black Pepper Powder
  • ½ tbsp Corn Flour
  • ½ tbsp Garam Masala
  • ½ tbsp Chaat Masala
  • Salt (to taste)
  • ½ tbsp Minced Ginger
  • ½ Egg
  • 10 Curry Leaves
  • ½ Lemon
  • Cooking Oil

Steps:

  • Marinate salt, lemon juice, and fish for 5 minutes
  • Mix together red chili powder, black pepper powder, corn flour, garam masala, chaat masala, minced ginger, egg, & curry leaves
  • Rub spice mix onto fish fillets
  • Allows the fillets to sit in the marinade for 10-15 minutes
  • Put fillets into preheated pan with cooking oil
  • Fry each side for about 5 minutes on each side (you'll notice a nice brown crust around the fish)

And... There you have it folks! A fantastic protein rich meal cooked in minutes. Serve with leafy greens or with your favorite rice.

September 21, 2017 by Store Manager
Easy Coconut Shrimp Curry | South Indian Style

Easy Coconut Shrimp Curry | South Indian Style

Succulent shrimp in a delicious coconut curry! On this episode, Chef Sam brings us another one of his favorite dishes from South India.

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/KAyxXzRB5lU 

Ingredients:

  • 10 Marinated Shrimp 
  • 1 tbsp- Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp- Mustard seed
  • 6 Curry Leaves
  • 5 tbsp Curry Base
  • 2 tbsp- Fish Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp- Cooking oil
  • 6 tbsp- Coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp- Heavy Cream
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree (Not Pictured)

Steps (stir between each step):

  1. Add oil to preheated pan
  2. Add mustard & cumin seeds
  3. Add curry leaves
  4. Add Sam's curry base
  5. Add tomato puree
  6. Add fish masala
  7. Add water
  8. Add marinated shrimp
  9. Add coconut milk
  10. Add heavy cream
  11. Cook until shrimps curl up (only 3-5 minutes)

And... There you have it folks! A beautiful shrimp curry cooked in minutes. Serve with rice and enjoy!

September 10, 2017 by Store Manager
Easy Chicken Curry | North Indian Style

Easy Chicken Curry | North Indian Style

Hot chunks of chicken in a rustic blend of herbs and spices! On this episode, Chef Sam walks us through the making of a real quick & easy North Indian chicken curry recipe.

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/-v8_zlQ2tDw

Ingredients:

  • Plateful- Chicken Thigh
  • 1 tbsp- Cumin Seeds
  • 3 tbsp- Chicken Curry Powder
  • 2 tbsp- Fenugreek Leaves
  • 5 tbsp- Sam's Curry Base
  • 1 Green Chili
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • 3 tbsp- Cooking oil
  • 6 tbsp- Yogurt
  • Fresh Cilantro

Steps (stir between each step):

  1. Add oil to preheated pan
  2. Add cumin seeds
  3. Add Sam's curry base
  4. Chop & add green chili
  5. Add water
  6. Add chicken curry powder
  7. Add more water
  8. Add salt (to taste)
  9. Add raw chicken thigh
  10. Stir well
  11. Simmer for 10-15 mins
  12. Add yogurt
  13. Add fenugreek leaves

And... There you have it - a mouth watering chicken curry made in minutes. Serve with rice, naan, or roti.

September 09, 2017 by Store Manager
Punjabi Chole (Channa) Masala | EASY RECIPE!!!

Punjabi Chole (Channa) Masala | EASY RECIPE!!!

A little spicy, a little tangy, extremely flavorful and oh-so-damn satisfying! On this episode, Chef Sam brings us his version of Punjabi chole masala.

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/nWZBa2mHsJ0

Ingredients: 

  • 16oz Cooked Chickpea 
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Punjabi Chole Masala
  • 2 tbsp Punjabi Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Asafetida
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 5 tbsp Curry Base
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • Water
  • Cilantro

Steps (stir between each step): 

  1. Add oil to preheated pan
  2. Add cumin seeds
  3. Chop and add green chili
  4. Add asafetida
  5. Add Sam's curry base
  6. Add garam masala, chole masala
  7. Add water
  8. Add tomato puree
  9. Add more water
  10. Add salt (to taste)
  11. Add cooked chickpeas

And... That is how you make the famous Punjabi chole masala! Garnish with cilantro, red onion, and lemon. Serve with rice, poori, batura or naan.

September 09, 2017 by Store Manager
Malabar Fish Curry | Kerala Style

Malabar Fish Curry | Kerala Style

Bold, beautiful chunks of king fish floating atop a delectable sea of coconut and spices. On this episode, Chef Sam takes us to the tropical coastlines of Kerala to bring us his take on Malabar Fish Curry.

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/JUs7p6fGBwU

Ingredients: 

  • 2-3 King Fish Fillets
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Crushed Ginger
  • 5 Crushed Curry leaves
  • 2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 1 tbsp Fish Masala
  • 5 tbsp Curry Base
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 5 tbsp Tamarind Paste
  • 8 tbsp Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • Water
  • Salt to Taste
  • Cilantro

Steps (stir between each step): 

  1. Chop green chili
  2. Remove skin of fish and cut into pieces
  3. Add oil to preheated pan
  4. Add cumin and mustard seeds
  5. Add dried red chili
  6. Add chopped green chili
  7. Add crushed ginger
  8. Add Sam's curry base
  9. Add curry leaves
  10. Add fish masala
  11. Add water & mix well
  12. Add tamarind paste
  13. Add tomato puree
  14. Add salt (to taste)
  15. Add a bit more water
  16. Add raw king fish pieces
  17. Add coconut milk
  18. Add heavy cream
  19. Simmer on medium heat (10-12 mins)

And... The dish is complete! Garnish with cilantro and serve with rice, naan, or roti.

September 09, 2017 by Store Manager
Madras Egg Curry Masala

Madras Egg Curry Masala

Humpty Dumpty didn’t fall for nothing! On this episode, Chef Sam serves up his favorite egg curry masala recipe inspired by his time in Madras.

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/WB28ApZpjtE

Ingredients: 

  • 3 Raw or Boiled Eggs
  • 5 Crushed Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Egg Curry Masala
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 5 tbsp Curry Base
  • 1 tsp Asafetida
  • Salt to Taste
  • 6 tbsp Coconut Milk
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • Water
  • Cilantro

Steps (stir between each step): 

  1. Add oil to preheated pan
  2. Add cumin & mustard seeds
  3. Add asafetida
  4. Add curry leaves
  5. Add Sam's curry base
  6. Mix well
  7. Add egg curry masala
  8. Add water
  9. Add tomato puree
  10. Add more water
  11. Add salt (to taste)
  12. Chop and add green chili
  13. Add coconut milk
  14. Add raw or boiled eggs
  15. Simmer until eggs become solid

And...Done! Garnish will cilantro and serve with basmati rice, naan, or roti.

September 09, 2017 by Store Manager
Sam’s Curry Base - The Ultimate Shortcut for Cooking Indian Food!

Sam’s Curry Base - The Ultimate Shortcut for Cooking Indian Food!

For too long, foodies and curry connoisseurs around the world have lived in fright by the amount of Ingredients & time that they believed Indian cooking required - that is until today!

If you want to see this recipe made, check out our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/HrYc_0GZcFc

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 8 tbsp of Cooking Oil

Steps (stir between each step):

  1. Add oil to preheated pan
  2. Chop & add onion into pan
  3. Chop & add green chili
  4. Saute until brown
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste
  6. Add tomato puree
  7. And... You're done!

And... You're done! Store in your refrigerator for up to a week and use this curry base to cook all of the other Indian recipes on our channel.

    September 09, 2017 by Store Manager
    Welcome to FFChefTV!

    Welcome to FFChefTV!

    A cooking show dedicated to helping you cook Indian food in your home.

    Welcome to the first ever episode of FFChefTV hosted by Chef Sam!

    Here's the link to the YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRK950Dn7Ug&t=1s

    On this channel, we'll be showing you how to cook all kinds of Indian foods from the different regions. Whether you're an experienced chef, college student, or someone that's never touched a knife, our goal is to show people that cooking ridiculously tasty cuisine doesn't require you to spend hours of time in the kitchen. Our videos are made for everyday people who are looking for ways to have great tasting foods, even with increasingly busy lives juggling work, school, kids, and everything else that life throws our way.

    On FFChefTV, we'll be featuring different series of videos including: how-to recipes, easy-cooking, cooking techniques, ingredient tastings, food pairings, and much more!

    September 09, 2017 by Store Manager