12 mars 2007

Agriculture Fair in Paris.

Salon Internationale de L'Agriculture Every year , in the first week of March Paris hosts an International Agriculture Fair . This enables the Parisienne kids to admire the livestock of their country. Kids can feed & milk animals. Above all they can taste the agricultural products.
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09 mars 2007

Cauliflower Pakoda

Cauliflower PakodaIngredients4 tbsp gram flour 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp crushed cumin seeds 1/2 tsp ginger paste1/2 cauliflowerCurry leaves / Coriander leavesOil for fryingMethodMake a batter using first five ingredients & water. Keep aside.Separate the cauliflower florets. Mix with 1 tsp salt & steam for 6 min.Heat oil in a pan. Take each floret, dip in the batter & fry till golden brown.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper. Serve hot with or as a starter.
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05 mars 2007

Portulaca

Portulaca oleracea
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03 mars 2007

Besan Ke Ladoo

Besan Ke LadooIngredients 100g semolina100g gram flour150 g sugar (powdered)100 g butter2 tbsp milk1/2 tsp cardomom powderCashews & raisinsMethodDry roast semolina & gram flour separately. This must be done in low fire.Stir continuosly till light golden brown.Keep aside.Melt ghee & pour into the roasted stuff. Add fried cashews, raisins,powder sugar & cardomom powder. Add milk & mix well.Cool & shape into ladoos.    
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03 mars 2007

Holi - Festival of Colours

Holi - Spring Festival of Hindus Holi is celebrated all over North India. It's also known as "Festival of Colours" because family & friends apply coloured water & powders.In Hindu Mythology, there are three stories behind "Holi". Holi is associated with the immortal love between Lord Krishana & Radha.Lord Krishna asked  his mother Yashoda why he's dark in colour & his beloved Radha fair.So Yeshoda adviced him to apply colours on Radha to change her... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2007

Bollywood Classics - Kabhi Kabhie

Kabhi Kabhie - Mere Ghar AayeeVidéo envoyée par tohtoriheikko Film : Kabhi Kabhie (1976)Actors : Amitabh Bachan, Waheeda Rehman, Rakhee etc Song : Mere Ghar Aayee
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27 février 2007

Porotta / Paratha

Porotta Ingredients500 g flour250 ml water1 tsp saltOil /gheeMethodMix first three ingredients & knead well.Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for 1 hour.Spray some more flour & knead it again .Make evenly sized balls. Take a lemon sized ball & flatten it using a roller.Spread some oil & fold as in the photo.Stretch it & roll from either sides.Clip one roll into another.Repeat the process with other dough balls.Now roll out the porotta's.Heat a non stick pan . Spread oil on it .Cook both sides.Serve... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2007

Scottish Pancakes - Pikelets

PikeletsIngredients200g flour (Type 45)4 tbsp sugar30g melted butterAn egga pinch of salt210ml milk1 tsp vanilla essenceMethodIn a bowl , whisk together egg +milk+sugar +salt.Sift flour with baking powder. Pour the egg mixture & butter to flour & mix thoroughly  (without any lumps).Keep aside for half an hour.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter. Cook on both sides .   Eat with the topping of your choice.
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23 février 2007

Indian Music Video - Veera Zaara.

Shah Rukh Khan et Preity ZintaVidéo envoyée par catalanforever Film: Veer Zaara Actors : Shah Rukh Khan & Preity Zinta
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20 février 2007

Noodles...

Chinese Noodles with Chicken Curry IngredientsNoodles500g chicken breast1 tbsp tomato purée1 onion1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chilliesSoya sproutsA handfull of spanish beans (chopped)Salt to tasteOil for fryingCoriander leavesMethodBoil noodles in unsalted water over medium heat.If done ,drain & rinse with cold water. Toss noodles with some butter / oil  & keep aside.Fry onions till light golden brown.Add chopped beans & fry again.Then add chillies & ginger- garlic paste.Add tomato purée & chicken.Add... [Lire la suite]
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