09 août 2013

Pazha Payasam - Malabar Special

Pazha Payasam Ingredients 2 plantains (half ripe) 1 tbsp flour8 cubes of jagerry 2 cups of coconut milkA pinch of salt1/4 tsp cardomom powder1 tbsp coconut piecesGheeMethodPeel the plantains & cut in chunks.Cook in a cup of water. When cooked, separate the plantain pieces & water.Mix flour with drained water without any lumps. Gently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Boil the strained jagerry syrup with flour mixture.Stir for a while on medium heat. When thick, add... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2013

Ghribia - Tunisian Chickpea Cookies

GhribiaIngredients 250g gram flour80g flour100g icing sugar150g butterA pinch of salt1/2 tsp cinnamon powderPeanuts for decorationMethodMelt butter & keep aside.Sieve both the flours.Add icing sugar & mix well.Then add melted butter & cinnamon powder;Mix well & make a stiff ball. Cover the bowl with plastic film & keep in the fridge for 30mn.Make marble sized balls & arrange on a baking tray.Decorate with peanuts.Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Bake cookies for 15-20mn.Leave aside to cool & then... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2013

Tuna Samosas

Samosas stuffed with TunaIngredients10 Tunisien brick pastry (feuilles de brick)Tuna Filling400g tuna in tomato sauce1 red capsicum(chopped)An onion (chopped)1 tbsp ginger+garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp olive oilCoriander leavesSalt to taste50g butter (melted)MethodFry onions till light golden brown.Add chopped capsicum along with salt.Then add ginger- garlic paste & chilli powder.Then add tuna in tomato sauce.Add some water & cook for 10 min.Garnish with coriander leaves & keep aside.*... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2013

Chal Kahin Door Nikal Jayen

Movie : Doosra Aadmi (1977)Actors : Rishi Kapoor & RakhiSong : Chal Kahin Door Nikal Jayen by Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar & Muhammad Rafi
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02 août 2013

Everard 't Serclaes Monument, Brussels.

 Statue of Everard 't Serclaes The statue of Everard 't Serclaes is located under the arcade of Maison de L'Etoile at the Grand Place. This bronze statue was made in 1902 by Juliaan Dillens. Everard 't Serclaes - Lord of Cruyckembourg was a town councilor. In 1356, he liberated Brussels from the Flemish forces led by Louis II.  In 1388, he was captured & the rebellions chopped off his tongue & feet. He was transported to the Maison de L'Etoile, where he died. Legend says that the statue brings good... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2013

Dianthus gratianopolitanus

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31 juillet 2013

Moroccan Stir Fried Carrots

Stir Fried CarrotsIngredients6  carrots ( cut it coins)          2tbsp olive oil3 garlic cloves(chopped)1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp tumeric powderSalt to tasteCoriander leaves Cumin powderMethod Heat oil in a pan & fry carrots till translucentAdd salt & chopped garlic.Fry for a while & then add turmeric & chilli powder.Add some water & mix well.Cover & cook for a while. Garnish with cumin powder & coriander leaves. Moroccans avoid... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2013

Citrus muffins

Citrus MuffinsIngredients (12 muffins)200g flour120g butter120g sugarA pnich of salt 3 eggs Zest & juice of one lemon1 tbsp black poppy seeds (optional)1 tsp baking powder Almond flakes for toppingMethodRemove the zest of  a lemon using a grater.Avoid the white pith of the lemon which gives a bitter taste to the muffins. Preheat 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... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2013

Kakka Rotti with Mussels - Malabar Muslim Special

Kakka Rotti with Mussels Ingredients 2 cups roasted rice powder 21/2 cups of luke warm water 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 green chilli 1 tsp salt A piece of ginger 2 tbsp dessicated coconut / 2 tbsp grated coconut  2 scallionsCurry leaves * Mussel Mix * 30 medium sized mussels1tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp oilSalt to taste***1 tsp ginger -garlic paste 1 green chilli(chopped) 2 onions (chopped) 1 tomato (chopped) 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp chilli powder A pinch of  turmeric powder... [Lire la suite]