30 novembre 2009

Pork Vindaloo - A Goan Dish

    Pork Vindaloo      Ingredients1 tsp cumin seeds3 cloves1/2 tsp black pepper corns***4 garlic clovesA piece of ginger1 tbsp vineger***1/2 kg pork (cut in cubes) 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp salt***2 onions (chopped)2 potatoes (cubed)1 tbsp tomato sauce1 bay leafA piece of cinnamonOil for frying Coriander leaves / Curry leaves Method Dry roast first three ingredients & grind to a fine powder.Mix the cubed pork with tumeric, chilli & salt.Cover & refrigerate for... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2009

Water Fountain / Le Jet d' Eau - Geneva, Switzerland

Water Fountain This water fountain is the symbol of Geneva.  Originally it was just a security valve at the Coulouvrenière hydraulic factory. Later in 1891, it was trasferred to the "Rade". This water jet popularly known as " Jet d' Eau", shoots 500 litres of water to 150m at a speed of 200 km/hr. In the evening, eight projectors light this majestic fountain. The Lake of Geneva / Lac Léman with Alps background is magnificent. Wide range of cruises are available near this lake. Le Jet d'... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2009

Caribbean Cake / Cake Antillais

Caribbean CakeIngredients50g sultana raisins50g raisins50g rum1 tbsp water***125g butter125g sugar160g flour3 eggs3 tbsp dessicated coconutA banana (mashed)2 tsp baking powderA pinch of salt1/4  tsp cinnamon powder1/4 tsp ground cloves1/4 tsp nutmeg powder1/2 tsp vanilla essenceAlmonds/walnuts (optional)MethodSoak the raisins overnight in a little rum.Preheat the oven to 180°C.In a bowl beat butter & sugar.Then add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add allthe spices mashed... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2009

Tera Hone Laga Hoon

< Movie : Ajab prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)Actors : Ranbir Kapoor & Katrina KaifSong :  Tera Hone Laga Hoon by Atif Aslam & Alisha Chinoy 
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17 novembre 2009

Arikadukka /Stuffed Mussels - Spicy Snack of Malabar

Arikadukka  Ingredients1 cup dessicated coconut / freshly grated coconut5 shallots ( chopped)2 tsp fennel seeds1 green chilliA piece of ginger Curry leaves***20 fresh mussels (medium size)3 cups rice powderSalt to taste1 1/2 cup warm waterFor frying1 tsp chilli powder1/s tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteOil for frying MethodCoarsely grind first six ingredients in a mini food processor.Dilute salt in water  & add to the rice powder..Then add blended mixture & mix with a wooden spatule .Cover the bowl with a damp cloth... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2009

Doi Maach /Bengali Fish Curry

Bengali Fish Curry Ingredients 500 g salmon or any other fish1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder***A bay leaf3 Shallots (chopped)2 cloves of garlicA small piece of gingerCoriander leaves1/2 cup curd (whipped)Salt to tasteBengali Masala2 tsp coriander seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 cloves2 green cardomoms1/2 cinnamon stick1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder Method Dry roast all the masala ingredients & then grind to fine powder.  Marinate fish with chili -tumeric & salt & keep aside for one... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2009

Colombo Chicken Curry / Colombo de Poulet

Colombo Chicken CurryIngredients1 kg chicken1 tsp salt1 tbsp lemon juice2 onions finely sliced1scotch bonnet pepper (asura parangi)1 tsp ginger + garlic paste3 potatoes (cubed)1 courgette (cubed) 2 bay leaves 2 dried springs of thymeColombo Masala2 cloves1 tsp malabar black peppercorns1 tsp musturd seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coriander seeds  Method Dry roast all the masala ingredients & then grind to fine powder.  Dunk chicken pieces in flour & fry till light golden... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2009

Butter Cake

Butter Cake Ingredients100 g flour30g custurd powder ( vanilla flavoured)100 g sugar125 g butter4 eggs3 tsp baking powder2 tbsp condensed milk1/2 cup milk1 tsp vanilla essenceA pinch of saltMethod Dilute custurd powder in luke warm milk.In another bowl beat eggs & sugar.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add diluted custurd powder, condensed milk  & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake for 40 mn - Th 180°C.
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