31 août 2011

Onam is here ...

Portulaca oleracea (Magenta)
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29 août 2011

Milk Cake with Cardomom

Milk Cake IngredientsA can of sweetened condensed milk4 eggs125g flour50g butter1 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence1/2  tsp cardomom powderA pinch of saltMethod Preheat oven to 180° CMelt butter in microwave oven.Add sugar & mix well.In another bowl beat eggs & add to butter.Sieve the flour with baking powder & fold into the cake mixture.Add vanilla esence & cardomom powder.Mix well & pour the batter into the greased cake pan.Bake for 25-30mn .Serve with tea.
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26 août 2011

Empanadillas with Puff Pastry

EmpanadillasIngredients2 frozen puff pastries.An eggFor filling2 tbsp oil250g minced meat / 4 steaks2 onions (chopped)1 tomato (chopped) / 1 tbsp tomato sauce1 green chilli (chopped)1 tsp ginger/ garlic paste1 tsp chilli powder1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderChopped coriander leavesSalt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan.Add chopped onions & fry until translucent.Add ginger & garlic paste & fry again.Add minced meat & the curry powder's.Add tomatoes & 1/2 glass of water.Cook for 8... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2011

Beans Kurma

Beans KurmaIngredients2tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tbsp coriander powder250g french beans1 onion(chopped)1 tomato (chopped)1 green chilli(half slit)1 tsp ginger+garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1 tbsp whipped curdCurry leavessalt to tasteMethodGrind first two ingredients to fine paste.Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light brown.Add chopped beans & fry for a while.Then add ginger + garlic paste along with chopped tomatoes. Add blended coconut with chilli powder,... [Lire la suite]
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10 août 2011

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Movie : Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) Actors : Hrithik Roshan & Katrina Kaif Song : PDer Lagi Lekin by Sankar Mahadevan
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05 août 2011

Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi, Cochin

Chinese Fishing Nets  Fort Kochi Beach lined with Chinese Fishing nets is a major touristic spot of Cochin. The Vasco-da-gama square is crowded with tourists & locals to get the spectacular sight of these nets at sunset.History reveals that Cochin had trade links with China & Arab Countries for more than 2000 years. These Fishing Nets (Cheena Vala) were introduced by Chinese explorer Zheng He in the 14th centuary, during the reign of Kublai Khan.These cantilevered nets are erected on the land. They are made of... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2011

Turkish Pide Bread

Pide Bread Ingredients500g flour2 tbsp yogurt 1 tsp salt20g fresh yeast or (2 tsp dried yeast )2 tbsp olive oilA pinch of turmeric30cl luke warm water. 1 tsp sugarAn egg1 tbsp sesame seedsMethodDilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar . Set aside for 15 minuites.Mix all the ingredients with the wooden spoon. Cover the bowl with a cloth & leave for 1or 2 hours, until it's doubled.Spray some more flour & knead it again. Make 6 orange sized dough balls. Preheat oven to 200°C . Prepare the baking... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2011

Malabar Squid Fry

Squid FryIngredients500g squid (cut it into thin rings)1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste***A small piece of ginger(chopped)2 cloves of garlic (chopped)2 shallots (chopped)1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 tbsp freshly grated coconut5 curry leaves****1 big onion(chopped)1 tomato (chopped) 1 tsp coriander powderOil for fryingCurry leaves 1 tbsp coconut oil (optional)MethodMix first three ingredients & keep in fridge.Coarsely grind next five ingredients & keep aside.Fry onions till light golden brown.Then add... [Lire la suite]
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