Thursday, March 25, 2010

Kaada Roast/ Quail Roast

There is a famous saying in Kerala about the quail which goes like this, 1000 chicken = 1/2 of a quail.This could be because it's a high calorie,high cholesterol meat.Most of the Toddy shops in Kerala serves this as a side dish. We have already told you about the toddy shops here.



Ingredients:

Quail- 5-6
Onion- 3
Oil- 3-4 Tbsp
Green chillies- 2-3
Tomato- 1
Garlic cloves(grated)- 9-10
Ginger grated- 3 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Salt- To taste
Chilli powder- 2 1/2tsp
Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder- 2 tbsp
Garam masala- 2 tsp
Curry leaves- 1 sprig
Coconut milk- 1 cup

Method:

1. Marinate the quail with turmeric and salt.
2.Meanwhile heat oil in a pan and saute the onion till it starts turning slight golden brown in color.
3.Add chopped green chillies ,ginger and garlic. Saute till the raw smell leaves.
4.Throw in finely chopped tomato and saute again.
5.Now add the other spice powders and curry leaves and mix well.
6.Mix the marinated quail and close the lid to cook for 3-4 minutes.
7.Pour in the coconut milk and mix well.
8.Close the lid and cook on low heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring a couple of times in between.
9.Open the lid and stir continuously to dry off any water content.
10.Take out into a serving bowl.




Contributor: Namitha

49 comments:

  1. My Fav!!!! looks super yummy!!!!!

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  2. Kaadai looks great and delicious with masalas,, i didnt tried quail yet but heard about it.hope you enjoyed this recipe with ur family,,thanks for sharing dear,,take care n keep on smiling,,

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  3. Namitha and Sunitha,

    Kadai roast looks good, sure yummy too.

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  4. It looks sooo delicious! I have never had kaada irachi but I love kaada mutta..Great recipe!

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  5. I have never tried quail so far, but the recipe is really very nice,good one to try ...tempting clicks namitha...looks delicious...

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  6. You know I have never tried Kaada..my aunt had this in her house..So i used to feel very oity eating this small creatures...so everytime my aunt or mom came with kaada or their eggs i used to cry..saying how can u eat such small innocent creature..dont get me wrong i am a pakka non- veg..just dont like to c the things i eat walking around...

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  7. I dont eat this,but Mahi's fav...kanan adipoli

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  8. Superb...Kada roast looks yummy..We never tried kada meat, but have tasted kada muttas a lot...this looks delicious...
    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  10. These are indeed tasty. Looks awesome too. A staple in small non-veg shops back home. Where did you find these quail here?

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  11. crispy roast...never tried kaadai though

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  12. Dear Namitha..I have never tasted quail..But by the looks of it..it does look delicious. Awesome clicks and love reading ur stories and knowing more abt the Kerala culture and cuisine..

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  13. Never had it Nami, must be tasty !! looks spicy !!

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  14. Ithu vare kazhichitilla ithu..I was telling my hubby abt ur post..Try cheythu nokkkiyalo ennu?? Chicken ne kalum taste undavum alle :)

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  15. Un plat qui semble délicieux.
    je note la recette.
    A bientôt.

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  16. Looks delicious. I love the marinade. I can use that for spring chicken. I don't see quails here. Thanks for sharing. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

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  17. Fabulous roast, mouthwatering here..

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  18. I've had quail a few times before, I never knew that they were high in cholesterol...will keep that in mind :) roast looks superb...very inviting.

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  19. wow..... mouthwatering and tempting dish

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  20. Its looks really mouthwatering! I can gladly do you a favor by eating all of it and save you the guilt of eating a cholesterol packed meaty dish.

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  21. This looks really delicious with a fantastic spice combo....

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  22. If at all we meet someday, please make this dish for me. It reminds me of my grandma's cooking. I want to revive the forgotten taste

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  23. Never tried this dish but looks fantastic!!!

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  24. This looks really good!
    Last time while reading your blog, I wrote down the word Toddy Shop and looked it up via Google. Fascinating.

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  25. I had quail for the first time just last week and really liked it! Should I come across it again, I will definitely be making this.

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  26. Hey thanks for recipe. Have been on the look out for a quai recipe after spotting some quails in a supermarket:)

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  27. Enikku Vayyeee! I just love this. I have fallen in love with this recipe and ur blog....Ummahhh

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  28. I don't know how to give an award. I am really sorry. If I knew I would have given you one..
    Keep blogging..
    All the best..

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  29. never tried kaada meat..but had the small tiny egg of kaada. Will the egg of kaada be said the same as the meat ? Looks delicious.

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  30. Long time didn't eat quail already! Let's see whether I can find some fresh one in the market this weekend! LOL!

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  31. Great flavors on the quail.

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  32. Had no idea that little bird is so high in cholesterol! Would love to try it once. The dish looks great! :-)

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  33. Yummy yummy...Adipoli ennu pratyekam parayandallo...Kandittu thanne kazhichapole ayeeee...

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  34. Lovely! But I don't eat quail.

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  35. Looks delicious and of course mouth watering.

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  36. One of my favourite kerela dish, I'll try your version soon!

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  37. i never tried dis kada....looks tempting and delicious!

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  38. Mmm... quail roast sounds quite amazing!

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  39. my fav...looks delicious n tempting..u have wonderful space here will keep visitin!

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  40. Amazing ,looks super delicious.

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  41. never had quail myself, but looks very delicious. wonderful click as usual.

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