28 mars 2014

Kosha Murgi- Bengali Chicken Curry

Kosha Murgi     Ingredients1 kg chicken 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder 1 tbsp coriander powder * Spices* 3 cloves  A cinnamon stick3 cardomom pods A bayleaf ***1 tsp sugar1/2 tsp red chilli powder2 onions (chopped) 2  tomatoes (chopped)2 potatoes-cubed(optional)2 carrots-coins (optional)2 garlic cloves + A piece of ginger   1 tbsp oil  + 10g butter /ghee* For decoration*1 tbsp oil/ gheeA onion (thinly sliced)1 hand... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2014

Veal Scaloppine with Mushrooms & Carrots

Veal Scaloppine  Ingredients  1 kg veal (thinly sliced)1 tsp red chilli powder (optional)1/2 tsp turmeric powder (optional)Salt & Pepper 2 tbsp flour1 tsp herbes de Provence 2 tbsp olive oil + 10 g butter***   2 onions (chopped) 2 carrots (cut in coins)200 g button mushrooms (thinly sliced) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 1 cup Marsala wine A stock cube Few branches of Thym 1 tbsp thick creamOlive oil for frying  MethodDilute stock cubes with 2 cups ofwater & keep... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2014

Spicy Mussel Gratin

Mussel Gratin Ingredients 15 mussels (big ones)Topping 2 egg yolks1 tbsp musturd pasteA green chilli(chopped)2 cloves of garlic( chopped)A shallot(chopped)A pinch of saffron(optional)Curry leaves (chopped)Bread crumbs * Preparing Mussels*Shells must be scrubbed in water with a stiff brush to remove any barnacles & sand. Just warm them in a sauce pan with somewater.When just open , remove from fire. With a knife open the shell, cut off the beard. Scoop out the flesh from one shell. Repeat the same with all the mussels.... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2014

Herb Crusted Salmon

Herb Crusted Salmon Ingredients4 salmon filets 1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste*Herb Crust*An egg beaten1 cup breadcrumbsHerbs of your choice((herbes de Provence)Mixed pepper(black, white & red)Olive oilMethodWash fish & blot dry with kitchen paper. Marinate fish with,chilli  tumeric & salt & keep aside for an hour. Shallow fry both sides & keep aside.***Mix bread crumbs with dried herbs.Dip one side of the fillet in beaten egg & then in bread crumbs.Shake off... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2014

Roasted Guinea Fowl

 Roasted Guinea Fowl Ingredients1Guinea Fowl1 cinnamon stick2 green chillies (half slit)A piece of ginger(chopped)1/2tsp turmeric powder*To marinate* 2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp fennel seeds powder1/2 tsp garam masala powder1/2 tsp black pepper powder1 tbsp veg oilSalt to taste    ***Chestnuts (bottled)2 branches of Rosemary20 g butter5 potatoes (sliced)Salt to tasteMethodPressure cook(10 mn) the bird with first four ingredientsThen marinate the cooked bird & keep aside for an... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2013

Mini Moussaka - Greek Dish

Mini  MoussakaIngredients24  slices of Brinjal / Eggplant( 0.5cm thick)Salt Oil for frying (olive oil)*Lamb filling*250g lamb (minced)1 green chilli (chopped)A piece of ginger(choped)2 tbsp bread crumbs3 egg whites2  garlic cloves(chopped)2 onions (chopped)1 tbsp tomato puree30 ml white wine(optional)Freshly ground pepperA pinch of garam masalaCoriander leaves (chopped)* Bechamel Topping * 70 g butter 80 g flour 90cl milk3 egg yolks40g grated cheese (emmentel) Salt to taste  A pinch of nutmeg... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2013

Indian Butter Chicken - Murg Makhani

Butter Chicken Ingredients 1 kg chicken1 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp paprika powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ginger +garlic paste1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp salt  Makhani Masala10 Almonds(paste)1 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste2  onions finely sliced 1 green chilli(half slit) 1 tsp ginger + garlic paste  1 tbsp tomato puree1 tsp sugar (optional)2 tbsp thick cream   25 g butter + oil Garam masalaMint leaves / Coriander leaves*Spices*  A... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2013

Pork Indad - Spicy Goan Dish

    Pork Indad     Ingredients800g pork (cut in cubes) 1/2 tsp kashmir chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp salt *Masala* 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp sugar1/2 tsp black pepper corns  3 garlic cloves(paste) 1 tbsp vineger ***  Tamarind pulp (marble size)A bay leaf 2 clovesA piece of cinnamon 2 onions (sliced)Oil for frying Coriander leaves / Curry leaves ***   2 medium sized potatoes... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

Chingri Malai Curry - Bengali Dish

Chingri Malai Curry Ingredients 500g  tiger prawns (fresh/frozen) 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp salt ***A bay leaf1 cinnamon stick2 cardomom pods3 cloves2 onions (blended)1 green chilli (half slit)3 garlic clovesA piece of gingerA tomato(chopped)2 tsp coriander powder1/2  tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderHalf cup water1 cup coconut milkA pinch of sugar1 tbsp gheeOil for fryingGaram masalaCoriander leavesMethod Shell, devein and wash prawns using salt and turmeric. Marinate in salt ,chilli... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2013

Figado De Cebolada - Portuguese Liver & Onions

Poruguese Liver & Onions  Ingredients1 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp paprika powder Salt to taste 300 g liver( lamb/veal)3 oinions (sliced)3 garlic cloves(chopped& crushed)1 tbsp vinegarFreshly ground pepperCoriander/ Parsely leaves  Oil for frying MethodMarinate liver cubes with first three ingredients. Warm the oil in a pan & fry sliced till light golden brown. Add chopped garlic along with marinated liver.Cover & cook for a while.When the liver is cooked add vinegar... [Lire la suite]