19 juin 2014

Blue Berry Muffins

Blue Berry MuffinsIngredients (12 muffins)250g flour125g butter100g sugarA pnich of salt 3 eggs 1 tsp baking powder Blue berries (48)MethodPreheat oven to 180°C.In a bowl beat eggs. Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Pour the batter into the greased 12 hole muffin tray. Decorate with blue berries (4 in each hole) .Bake for 15- 20mn until risen & golden-brown.
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19 juin 2014

Samjhawan Frm Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Movie :  Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania  (2014)Actors : Varun Dhawan & Alia Bhatt  Song : Samjhawan By Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal  
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17 juin 2014

Stir Fried Cluster Beans

Kothavara ThoranIngredients 3 shallots  (chopped) 2 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin***250g Cluster beans (Kothavara/ Guar beans) 1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried chilli 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder Curry leaves Salt to taste Method Wash & chop beans.Coarsely grind  first three ingredients & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds. Add curry leaves a red chilli. Then add chopped beans & fry for a while. Add chilli powder, tumeric... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2014

Hottentot Plant (Carpobrotus edulis)

Griffe de Sorcière The coastal areas of Portugal & Spain are carpeted with these magnificent flowers. Exists in two colours (Yellow & Pink). The leaves are succulent and it's  juice is used as an antiseptic.The fruits are edible & looks like a  fig. The Portuguese navigators used to carry these figs during their expedition.
15 juin 2014

Poached Pears in Spiced Red Wine

Poached Pears Ingredients 4 medium ripe pears (Conference) 3 cloves 1/2 of a vanilla pod 1 cinnamon stick1 star anise375 cl red wineA pinch of nutmeg powder75g cane sugar Method Wash & peel pears leaving the stem intact. Heat a sauce pan with red wine, sugar & spices.Boil for 10 mn & then add pears. Reduce heat & turn the pears frequently. Poach the pears until they are tender (5 mn). Tranfer them on a serving bowl. Boil the red wine until it's thick & glossy. Remove from fire ... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2014

Wheat Neyypathiri - Malabar Muslim Special

Wheat Neyypathiri Ingredient250 g flour 250g whole wheat flour 200 ml warm water 1 tbsp veg oil 1 tsp salt Oil Ghee Flour for dusting***2 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp salt1 cup dessicated coconut / freshly grated coconut  1 green chilli (optional)3 shallots Curry leaves Oil for frying MethodCoarsely grind coconut, shallots, curry leaves & fennel seeds in a blender. Mix all the ingredients & knead well.Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for an hour. Make lemon sized balls of... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2014

Maine Tujhe Maanga Frm Deewar

 Movie :  Deewaar (1975)Actors : Shashi Kapoor & Neetu Singh  Song : Maine Tujhe Maanga By Kishore Kumar & Asha
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10 juin 2014

Kolambi Bhaat

Kolambi Bhaat Ingredients 1 cup freshly grated coconut 2 green chillies10 mint leavesFew coriander leaves***500 g  fresh prawns 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp salt***2 onions (chopped)6 cloves of garlicA piece of ginger  2 tomatoes ( chopped)For Rice4 cups Basmati rice5 cups water1 cup coconut milk1 tsp salt***1 cinnamon stick3 cardomom pods1 star anise3 cloves2 bay leaves2 tbsp ghee + 2 tbsp  oil MethodShell, devein and wash prawns using salt and turmeric.Marinate it in... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2014

Chocolate Cherry Clafoutis

Chocolate Cherry Clafoutis Ingredients100 ml milk75g butter250g Flour 75g sugar 300ml thick cream 3 eggs200g white chocolate 1 /2 tsp cardomom powder 200g cerises(stoned)Method Preheat oven 180°C.  In a bowl mix flour with sugar. Add cream & mix well.Melt white chocolate in a microwave oven.In a thick bottomed vessel warm milk with butter.When the butter is melted, remove from fire.Add melted chocolate & cardomom powder.Mix well, add to the flour & stir thoroughly. (without any lumps)Then add beaten... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2014

Sweet Potato Curry

Sweet Potato Curry IngredientsA medim size sweet potato (Egyptian) 2 onions(chopped) 1tbsp oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp tumeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cumin seeds  A bowl of water Curry leavesMethodPeel & chop sweet potato in cubes.Mix themwith tumeric powder, chilli powder & salt. Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add chopped onion & fry till it becomes translucent. Add marinated sweet potato cubes &  water. Cover & cook for a while.When... [Lire la suite]
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