27 mars 2017

Chocolate Coffee Cake with Thick Cream

Chocolate Coffee Cake
200g flour 

200g thick cream 
200g black chocolate

2 tsp baking powder
180g sugar
40 g instant coffee mix
Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.

Melt in a microwave oven 2 mn. 
Mix sugar with cream.
Then add melted chocolate & mix well.
In another bowl beat eggs.
Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.
Dilute coffee powder in  milk, add to the batter & mix well. 
Pour the batter into the greased cake pan.
Bake for 30- 35mn, Th 180°C.
Serve with tea.

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How Far I'll Go by Alessia Cara

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24 mars 2017

Goan Mackerel Curry

Goan Mackerel Curry

4  mackerels
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
* Coconut paste*
1 cup coconut
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
5 black pepper corns
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
An onion (chopped)
A green chilli (half slit)
A piece of ginger (chopped)
2 cloves of garlic
Lemon sized tamarind
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
In a bowl of water soak tamarind & keep aside.
Wash fish & blot dry with kitchen paper.
Make slits with a sharp knife.
Marinate fish with tumeric & salt & keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light golden brown.
Add ginger + garlic paste, chilli & fry again.
Then add coconut paste along with tamarind water (discard the pulp).
Cover & cook for 5 min.
When onions are cokked add the marinated fish pieces.
Simmer & cook for another 10mn.
Keep on low fire & just swirl the skillet.
Garnish with curry leaves.
rve with Indian bread / rice.

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22 mars 2017

Bengali Cholar Dal

Cholar Dal

1 cup toor dal (tuvara parippu)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder  
A bay leaf
1 tbsp oil + 1 tsp ghee
A bay leaf
A cinnamon stick
3 cloves
3 cardomoms
1 dried red chilli
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
A piece of ginger (chopped & crushed)
2 green chillies (half slit)
1/4 tsp tumeric powder 
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
2 tbsp grated coconut
10 cashew nuts
10 raisins

Pressure cook lentils with turmeric powder & a bay leaf.
Heat oil in a pan & fry the spices.
Then add crushed ginger & half slit green chillies.
Fry for a while & then add turmeric powder & salt.
Add the cooked dal, stir & cook for a while.
Remove from fire.
Heat oil  in a pan.
Fry coconut to light golden brown .
Then add cashew nuts & raisins
Add this  to the prepared dal curry & stir.
Serve with rice.

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Cheez Badi Frm Machine

Movie : Machine (2017)
Actors :  Mustafa & Kiara Advani 
Song : Cheez Badi by Udit Narayan & Neha Kakkar        

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Spring Star Flowers

Spring Star Flowers
(Tristagma uniflorum)


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20 mars 2017

Spicy Pumpkin Pancakes

Spicy Pumpkin Pancakes



135 g flour (Type 45)
2 eggs (beaten)
1 tsp cumin seeds

2 tbsp olive oil
250ml water
2 shallots finely chopped

A piece of ginger (chopped)
2 green chillies (cut in coins)
1 cup mashed pumpkin
Salt to taste

Beat eggs with shallots,chilli, ginger  & salt.

Then mix it with the rest of the ingredients to get a semi thick batter.
Keep aside for half an hour
Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil.

Pour a ladle of batter & swirl it.
Dribble some oil over the pancake.
Flip & cook the other side
Serve hot with chutney / curry.

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Rozana Frm Naam Shabana

Movie : Naam Shabana (2017)
Actors :  Taapsee Pannu & Taher Shabbir 
Song : Rozana by Shreya & Rochak              

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17 mars 2017

Spicy Avocado Cake For St. Patrick's Day

Spicy Avocado Cake

An avocado 
170g flour
2 tsp baking powder 
2 tbsp olive oil
2 slices of ham ( finely chopped)
3 eggs 
2 shallots (finely chopped)
A piece of ginger (finely chopped)
A green chilli  (finely chopped)
Curry leaves / Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
1 tsp cumin seeds
Chopped walnuts / almonds
Sesame seeds for topping
Salt to taste
In a bowl beat eggs along with ginger, shallots, chilli & chopped curry leaves.
Stir in , minced tuna, whipped curd & olive oil.
Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the egg  mixture.
Pour the batter into the greased cake pan (rectangular).
Top with sesame seeds & bake for 40 mn - Th 180°C.
Serve as a starter.
Résultat de recherche d'images pour "st patrick's day gif"

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15 mars 2017

Saat Padi Poori / 7 Layer Poori - Gujarathi Special

Saat Padi Poori

300 g flour
1/2 tsp anise seeds (optional)
Salt  to taste
200 ml water
Flour for dusting
Oil for brushing & frying
Take flour , salt & anise seeds in  a bowl.
Mix with water to get a stiff dough. 
Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for an hour.
Make 7 orange sized balls.
Flatten  it using a roller, brush with some oil & dust some flour.
Repeat the same with another dough ball & pile up over the other.
When all the 7 balls are done , roll them together as in the pic.
Cut into discs & roll out into layered poori. 

Heat plenty of oil.
Gently slip the disc in hot oil.
When poori pops fully, splash hot oil on the top.
Turn over & fry the other side.
Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper.
Serve hot with Veg / Non Veg curry.