16 octobre 2009

Coconut Almond Rolls - Happy Diwali !

Coconut Almond RollsIngredients225 g dessicated coconut125g icing sugar3 tbsp condensed milkA pinch of saffran / yellow colour1/2 tsp cardomom powderFilling10g butter25 almonds 2 tbsp sugarMethod  Heat a sauce pan & mix the first four ingredients. Stir continuosly on  medium heat.When the mixture becomes thick add cardomom powder.Remove from heat & let it cool for 15mn.Coarsely grind almonds alonsg with sugar. Add butter & cardomom powder.Roll as shown in the photo.Pat the coconut mixture on a plastic wrapusing... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2009

Aloo Kachori - A Rajasthani Snack

Potato KachoriIngredients500 g flour200 ml water1 tbsp oil1 tsp saltoil for fryingFilling4 medium size potatoes (Quartered)2  onions (thinly sliced)2 green chillies (half slit)A piece of ginger (chopped)1 leek (thinly sliced)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves / coriander leavesSalt to tasteMethod Boil the quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (20 mn).Drain & let it cool. Peel , mash it & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add urud dal & fry .Fry... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2009

Words By Boyzone - RIP Stephen Gately

Song: Words by Boyzone. Album: A Different Beat 1996.
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08 octobre 2009

Leek- Beans Stir Fry

Leek- Beans Stir FryIngredients 3 leeks thinly sliced100 g french beans (chopped)1 onions (chopped)1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/2 tsp urud dal seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tbsp waterSalt to tasteOil for fryingCurry leaves MethodHeat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds & then fry urud dal seeds to light brownThen add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Add chopped beans along with chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt.Then add leek & stir fry for 5 min.Cover & cook for 2 min, with 2 tbsp... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2009

Brownies

BrowniesIngredients60g flour150g sugar150g butter3 eggs250g black chocolate 2 tbsp water1/2 tsp cinnamon powderChopped pecan nuts1/2 tsp cinnamon powderMethod Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Add butter & mix well.In another bowl beat eggs & sugar.Sieve the flour&  fold into the cake mixture.Add chocolate butter mixture, chopped nuts  & mix well.Pour the batter into the greased cake pan(rectangular). Preheat oven to -Th 180°C &. bake for 15mn. Turn off the... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2009

Maisons-Laffitte Castle, Yvelines, France

Maisons-Laffitte Castle This Castle is located in Maison-Laffitte town , western suburbs of Paris . Around 1636, René de Longueil  ( President of the Parliament of Paris) decided to build a castle in his family property at Maisons-Sur-Seine. This French Classical Style Castle was designed by the architect François Mansart & was inaugurated in 1651 in the presence of Anne d'Autriche & her son Louis XIV ( 12 yrs old).  Upto 1777,  this castle was in the hands of Longueil Family. Later it was bought by Charles... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2009

Badam Halwa for Navaratri

Badam HalwaIngredients 2 cups almond powder1 cup sugar70 g butter / ghee1 glass of milk1/2 tsp cardomom / nutmeg powderMethodMelt ghee & just fry almond powder. Add  sugar & milk .Stir continuously over medium heat.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Add cardomom powder & mix well with a wooden spatule.  Pat it onto a greased dish & cut into desired shapes.HAPPY NAVARATRI
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22 septembre 2009

Avocado Shake / Sinh To Bo - A Vietnamese drink

Avocado Shake Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 200 ml condensed milk3 tbsp sugar1/2 tsp cardomom powderIce cubes MethodScoop out the flesh of avocado & blend in a food processor.Add other ingredients  & mix well.Garnish with cardomom powder & serve.
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17 septembre 2009

Spicy Multilayered Pathiri - A Malabar Muslim Special

Adukku Pathiri Ingredients1 cup rice powder ( ponni rice)400 ml coconut milk1/2 tsp cardomom powderSalt to taste Filling 250 g minced meat2 onions(chopped)2 cloves of garlic + a piece of ginger (make a paste)1 green chilli1 tbsp masala powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderCoriander leavesSalt to taste MethodHeat oil in a sauce pan.Fry onions till light golden brown.Add ginger- garlic paste & fry again.Then add masala,salt & minced meat.Add some water & cook for 10 min.Garnish with coriander leaves &... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

Mughlai Chicken

Mughlai Chicken       Ingredients1 kg chicken2 tbsp curd1 tsp salt2 onions finely sliced1 tsp ginger + garlic paste3 potatoes (cubed)2 bay leavesCoriander leaves Garam MasalaMasala Paste1 tsp turmeric power1 tbsp almond powder(10 almonds)1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp fennel seeds1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1 cinnamon stick2 cloves2 cardomom pods  Method   Roast all the masala ingredients in a tablespoon of ghee & then grind to fine paste.  Marinate the  chicken pieces with... [Lire la suite]
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