17 juillet 2014

Chicken Salna - Madurai Special

Chicken Salna      Ingredients1 kg chicken *Dry roast*1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder  A cinnamon stick2 cardomoms2 cloves1 tbsp coriander powder 1tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds10 black pepper seeds3 cashews*Blend*2 tomatoes3 shallots (15 indian shalots)3 garlic clovesFew curry leavesA piece of ginger10 mint leavesHalf cup freshly grated coconut*** 2 onions (chopped)  2  tomatoes (chopped) 1tsp salt Coriander leaves   MethodDry... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2014

Malabar Beef Curry

Malabar Beef Curry Ingredients1 kg beef(cut in cubes) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder*** 1 cup freshly grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds***  A star anise 4 cardomom pods 3 cloves A cinnamon stick A bay leaf2 shallots + 2 onions (sliced) 4 garlic cloves + A piece of ginger (paste)2 tomatoes(sliced)A green chilli (half slit)1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric owderOil for frying Salt to tasteGaram masalaCoriander leaves Method Marinate beef with first three... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2014

Courgette Prawn Curry

Courgette Prawn Curry Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup freshly grated coconut ***300g  tiger prawns ( fresh/frozen) 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp red chilli powder***2 courgettes (Zucchini / Italian squash)  A tomatoe (chopped) 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp salt 1 green chilli (half slit) 1/2 tsp  cumin powder For seasoning 1 tbsp grated coconut 1 tsp musturd seeds 1 dried red chilli Curry leaves MethodGrind the first four ingredients into... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

Mackerel Masala Curry

 Mackerel Masala Curry Ingredients 500 g mackerel or any other fish1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste* Masala*  1 cup freshly grated coconut /dessicated coconut 1 tbsp coriander seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 2 cardomom 2 cloves A piece of cinnamon 3 black pepper corns*** Tamarind (lemon size)1/2 cinnamon + 2 cloves 2 onions (sliced) A tomato(sliced) A green chilli (half slit) 1 tsp ginger -garlic paste 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Curry leaves Oil for frying... [Lire la suite]
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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