21 février 2019

Buckwheat Naan

 Buckwheat Naan


20g fresh yeast or (2 tsp dried yeast )

100 ml luke warm water 
1 tsp sugar
250g buckwheat flour
250g flour
1 yogurt ( 125g)

An egg
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp onion seeds (kalonji seeds)
1 tsp salt
Dilute yeast in luke warm milk with 1 tsp sugar.

Set aside for 15 minuites.
 Mix all the ingredients & knead well.
Cover the bowl with a cloth & leave for 1or 2 hours,  until it's doubled.
Spray some more flour & knead it again & make lemon sized balls.
Roll out into round shaped thick flat bread.
Sprinkle kalonji seeds on the top & set aside to rise.

Repeat the same with the other dough balls.
Heat a  pan & spread some oil.
Cook the roll out naan.
When it puff up smear some oil .
Flip & cook the otherside. 
Repeat the same with other dough balls. 

Serve Naan with veg / non -veg curry. 

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18 février 2019

Egg Akuri / Masala Scrambled Eggs

Egg Akuri


4 eggs (beaten)
2 onions (chopped)
A tomato (chopped)
1 green chilli (chopped)
A piece of ginger(chopped)
A garlic clove(chopped)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala 
2 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
Pepper powder + Curry Leaves
Heat a nonstick pan with 2 tbsp oil.
Add choopped onion & fry till translucent.
Fry chopped (garlic,chilli) for a while.
Then add powders & salt (chilli, turmeric & garam masala)
Stir & then add chopped tomatoes.
Cover & cook for a whille ; 
Then add beaten eggs & stir continuosly with a wooden spatule..
When scrambled, garnish with pepper powder & curry leaves.
Make a sandwich & serve.

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14 février 2019

Almond Rava Burfi

Almond Rava Burfi


1 cup semolina (dry roast)
2 tbsp dessicated coconut
1 cup almond powder
1 cup sugar (adjust according to ur taste)
3 cups warm milk + few saffron strands
50 g butter / 3 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp cardomom powder 
Raisins & pistachios

Dilute saffron in warm milk.
Heat ghee in a non stick pan.
Fry raisins & cashews & keep aside.
In the same pan add semolina & fry till light golden brown. 
Then add coconut & almond powder.
Fry for a while on medium flame. 
Then add saffron milk along with sugar. 
Stir continuously over medium heat with a wooden spatule..
When it leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire .
Pat it onto a greased dish & cut into desired shapes.
Decorate with fried rasins & cashews.

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11 février 2019

Chicken Laal Maas - Rajastan Special

Chicken Laal Maas


Chicken 1 kg (skinned & chopped) 
2 tbsp curd
2 tsp Kashmir chilli powder
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
Salt to taste
1 tbsp ghee + 1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 bay leaves
A black cardomom
3 cardomom pods
5 black pepper corns
3 cloves
A cinnamon stick
2 dry red chillies
3 onions finely sliced
1 tsp ginger + garlic paste
1 tbsp coriander powder
 2 cups of water
Coriander leaves
Garam Masala

Marinate chicken pieces with first five ingredients.
Cover & refrigerate for an hour.
Warm the ghee + oil in a casserole .
Add all the spices & fry for a while .
When they crakle, add add finely sliced onions.
When it turns golden brown, add ginger-garlic paste. 
Then add the marinated chicken.
Stir for a while & add water;
Bring to the boil, then turn the heat down and simmer for 20-25mn, stirring from time to time.
When the chicken is cooked, remove from fire.
Garnish with coriander leaves &  garam masala. 
Serve hot with  jeera rice / bread.


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08 février 2019

Spicy Buck Wheat Pancakes

Spicy Buck Wheat Pancakes


125g flour (Type 45)
125g Buck wheat flour
2 eggs (beaten)
2 tbsp olive oil
300ml luke warm water
2 shallots finely chopped
A piece of ginger (chopped)
2 green chillies (cut in coins)
Coriander leaves (chopped)
Salt to taste
Beat eggs with shallots,chilli, ginger  & salt.
Then mix it with the rest of the ingredients & keep aside for half an hour.
Add water to the batter to get a semi liquid stage.
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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06 février 2019

Tuna with Black Eyed Peas - Portuguese Speciality !

Tuna with Black Eyed Peas


200g black eyed peas
200g minced tuna (canned)
3 onions (chopped)
2 cloves of garlic(chopped)
A  green chilly (chopped)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder (optional)
Curry leaves/ Coriander leaves
Olive oil for frying
Salt to taste
Soak black eyed peas overnight & pressure cook.
If you are using canned ones, remove the decant water.
Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light golden brown.
Add chopped green chilli, ginger & garlic.
Fry for while & then add chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt along with minced tuna.
They add cooked peas & stir well.
When the sauce is reduced, remove from fire.
Garnish with curry leaves & cumin powder.
Serve with rice or any type of breads.

04 février 2019

Sweet Buck Wheat Pancake !!

Sweet Buck Wheat Pancake


100g flour 
150g buck wheat flour (farine de sarrassin)
30g sugar
50g melted butter
3 eggs
A pinch of salt
500ml milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
Mix first five ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl .
Add milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour.
If the batter is thick, add some more milk.
Heat a non stick pan & add a knob of butter.
When it's melted add a ladle of batter & spread it.(in a circular way).
 Flip & cook the other side. 
Eat with the topping of ur choice
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