22 mai 2008

Rasmalai - Indian Desert

RasmalaiIngredients100ml vegetable oil ( melted  butter)300g  milk powder1 tsp baking powder2 egg whites170g condensed milk (1/2 tin)500 ml milk100g sugarA pinch of saffran1/2 tsp cardomom powderChopped  nuts ( almonds/ pistachios/cashews)Method  Whisk eggwhites & add first three ingredients.Make evenly sized balls & keep aside.Heat milk in a saucepan.When the milk starts boiling, drop balls one by one.Cook for 10mn, until the balls double in size. Add condensed milk & sugar. Add cardomom & saffron... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2008

C'est La Fête du Pain.- Fougasse

Fougasse aux lardons et aux olivesIngredients500g flour10 g fresh yeast1/2 glass luke warm water1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp olive oil1 cup chopped olive1/2 cup chopped hamMethodDilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar . Set aside for 15 minuites.Mix all the ingredients & knead well.Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for 1 hour.Take an orange sized ball & flatten it into thick oval shaped.Make cuts using a knife (resembles a leaf)Preheat oven to 240°C (Th-8)Bake for 20-30 mn.Your Fougasse is ready to serve. Today... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2008

Bollywood Classic Movie "Guide" in Cannes Festival

Movie : Guide (1965)Actors : Dev Anand & Waheeda RehmanSong : Tere Mere Sapne Ab Ek Rang Hain Singer : Rafi
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13 mai 2008

Beetroot Cake

Beetroot Cake Ingredients200g butter200g sugar200g flour200g beetroot (cooked & mashed) 3 eggs2 tsp baking powdera pinch of salt1 tsp cinnamon powderRaisins & dried cranberries (optional)MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add mashed beet, & cinnamon powderPour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean, about 35-40 mn.... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2008

Fish Molee - Kerala Special.

Fish MoleeIngredients 500 g salmon or any other fish1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste***2 big onions (sliced) 2 big tomatoes (sliced)2 chillies (half slit)1 cinnamon stick2 cloves2 cardomom pods2 tsp chopped ginger2 cloves of garlic1 tsp salt2 cups of coconut milk 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powderCurry leavesSalt to tasteMethodWash fish & blot dry with kitchen paper.Marinate fish with chilli powder, tumeric & salt .Cover & keep aside for an hour.Shallow fry the marinated fish... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2008

Tapioca Stir Fry

Kappa Mezhukkupuratti Ingredients2 shallots (chopped)3 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chillifew curry leaves1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 medium size tapioca  1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried red chilli1/2 tsp cumin powderCurry leaves Salt to tasteMethodCoarsely grind first six ingredients & keep aside. Wash, peel & cut tapioca in chunks. Cook for 10-15 mn in salt & water. When cooked, drain water & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add curry leaves a... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2008

International Fair of Paris -2008

Foire De Paris 2008 Every year, in spring Paris hosts an International Fair . The theme of this 104 eme edition is "Passion".Exibition is divided in to three sections - House & Environment, Well being & Leisure, Cultures of the World . Eco friendly home in the first section is most visited. My passion is to wander around the stalls in "Cultures of the World".Sweets of Egypt & Greece were excellent.  My native country was also present here with their Kashmir shawls, Carpets, statues, beauty... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2008

May Day

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28 avril 2008

Salty & Spicy Cake

Salty & Spicy Cake Ingredients125 g yogurt175 g flour2 tbsp olive oil2 tsp baking powder4 eggs1 tsp salt1/2 cup ham ( finely sliced)5 pitted olives (finely sliced)2 shallots (finely chopped)1 green chilli (finely chopped)Curry leaves (finely chopped)Chopped walnuts / almondsMethod 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 ham, olives, shallots, chilli, nuts & curry leaves. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2008

Bollywood classics :Teen Deviyan 1965

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