15 novembre 2018

Potato- Kale Bhajji

Potato-Kale Bhajji

4 medium size potatoes (Quartered)

2  onions (thinly sliced)
2 green chillies (half slit)
A piece of ginger (chopped)
Few kale leaves (sliced)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal seeds
Curry leaves / coriander leaves
Salt to taste

 Boil the quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (20 mn).
Drain & let it cool.
Peel, mash it & keep aside.
Use a chopper for carrots & ginger.

Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds.
Add urad dal & fry .
Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.
Add sliced kale, chillies & ginger.
Fry for a while & add turmeric powder & salt.
Add water & simmer for 2mn.
When the water has dried up, add the mashed potatoes.
Garnish with fresh curry leaves / coriander leaves.

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12 novembre 2018

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Sweet Potato Pound Cake


175g mashed sweet potato (orange)
150g black chocolate 
2 tbsp chocolate powder
175g butter
175g flour
175g sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp Quatre épices
2 tbsp rum
Steam cook sweet potato & mash it.

Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.
Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.
Add butter & mix well.
In another bowl beat eggs & sugar.
Add chocolate butter mixture to the mashed potato .
Mix well & add chopped nuts.
Sieve the flour, 4 épices, chocolate powder & baking powder together.
Fold into the cake mixture & mix well.
Then add rum & mix.

Pour the batter into the greased cake tin.
Preheat oven to -Th 180°C & bake for 30-35 mn.
Cool & serve with tea.

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09 novembre 2018

Kale Pulao

Kale Pulao

1 tbsp oil +1 tbsp ghee 
1 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 green chillies (half slit)
2 garlic cloves (chopped)
A piece of ginger (chopped)
2 onions finely sliced)
2 carrots (cut in cubes)
A bunch of kale (chopped)
4 cups Basmati rice
6 cups water
1 tsp salt
1 Cinnamon stick
3 cardomom pods
1 star anise
3 cloves
 1 tbsp ghee + 1 tbsp  oil
Chopped coriander leaves
Garam masala Salt to taste
Heat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan. 
Add the finely sliced onions & carrot cubes. 
When it turns golden brown add ginger ,garlic & green chillies.
Then add turmeric powder, fennel seeds & chopped kale. 
Remove from fire & keep aside
Boil water, add salt & keep aside.
Heat ghee+oil  in a sauce pan.
Add Cinnamon, cardomom,star anise & cloves.
When aroma of the spices rises add basmati rice.
When some rice grains change to light brown, add boiled water.
Bring to the boil, cover tightly and simmer until the rice is tender.
When the water has been absorbed, reduce the heat.
When rice is 3/4 cooked remove from fire .
Close the lid tightly. Stir occassionaly with a wooden spatule.
When fully cooked remove the lid, add the prepared kale & mix.
Garnish with coriander leaves & garam masala. 
Serve hot with Raita & Chutney.


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Jonas Blue - Rise ft. Jack & Jack

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07 novembre 2018

Malpua for Diwali !

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1 cup flour

1/2 cup milk powder
2 tbsp semolina
1 cup milk
** Syrup**
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/4 tsp cardomom powder
Chopped Pistachios / Almonds
Oil for frying
Mix first four ingredients in a bowl & keep aside for an hour.
Make syrup using sugar & water.
When it thickens, remove from fire.
Garnish with cardomom powder & keep aside. 
Heat oil in a  frying pan.
Pour 1 tbsp full of the prepared batter.
Cook both sides until golden brown.
Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper.
Repeat the same with remaining batter. 

Dip each malpua's in the sugar syrup & transfer on the serving plate.
Decorate with chopped pistachios & serve.

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Courtesy @  Hebbar's Kitchen.

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05 novembre 2018

Pizza with Mushroom & Ham

 Pizza with Mushroom & Ham


*For the base*
450g flour
2 tbsp olive oil
15g fresh yeast or (2 tsp dried yeast)
150 ml luke warm water 
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste 
**Mushroom & Ham Topping**
300g button mushrooms (sliced)
2  red onions (chopped)
A green chilli (cut in coins)
2 cloves of garlic(chopped)
1 tsp dried herbs (herbes de Provence)
2 tbsp organic tomato puree
250g ham strips
Salt to taste
2 tbsp olive oil
A pinch of garam masala
Ground black pepper
Oil for frying
 ** Topping** 
A green chilli cut in rings (optional)
100 g grated cheese (Emmental)
Dilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar. Set aside for 15 minuites.
Mix all the ingredients of the base in a bowl.
Cover the bowl with a cloth & leave for 1or 2 hours, until it's doubled.

Heat olive oil in a pan & fry onions to light golden brown.
Add chopped garlic & chilli along with sliced mushrooms.
Fry for a while &  then add dried herbs.
Mix well & then add tomato puree along with marinated seafood.
Cover & cook for a while
When cooked, remove from fire.
Garnish with thyme & black pepper.

Spray some more flour & knead it again.
Take the dough ball over a  parchement paper.
Roll out  the dough in to a circular shape.
Leave it to rise for 10 mn.
Spread evenly the prepared mushroom sauce over the pizza.
Pre heat oven to 200°C & bake for 15 mn.
Then scatter the rosemary, green chilli coins & grated cheese over it.
Return to the oven & bake for another for 5 mn.
Slice & serve your loved ones.

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Pal –Frm Jalebi

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31 octobre 2018

Buckwheat Fritters

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4 finely sliced onions

1 tsp chilli powder
1 egg (optional)
A greenchilli (chopped)
1 tsp ginger paste / chopped ginger
3 tbsp buckwheat flour(Kuttu Ka Aatta)
1 tbsp rice flour
Curry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)
Salt to taste
A pinch of hing
Oil for frying
Mix first five ingredients & keep aside for some time.

Add the gram flour & mix.
If the batter is thick add some water.
Keep aside for 15 min.
Heat oil in a  frying pan.
Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter.
U can prepare 4/5 vada's  at the same time .
Cook both sides of the vada until golden brown.
Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper.
Serve hot with tea or as a starter.


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29 octobre 2018

Spicy Trout Cake

 Spicy Trout Cake


125 g yogurt
175 g flour
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
1 tsp salt
2 smoked trout slices (chopped)
2 shallots (finely chopped)
1 green chilli (finely chopped)
A piece of ginger(chopped)
1 tsp cumin seeds
Curry leaves (finely chopped)
Chopped walnuts / almonds
In a bowl beat eggs.
Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the egg  mixture.
Add yogurt & olive oil & mix well.
Stir in trout, shallots, chilli, nuts & curry leaves.
Pour the batter into the greased cake pan (rectangular).
Bake for 45 mn - Th 180°C.
Serve as a starter.

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