08 février 2010

Couscous - National Dish of France

Couscous Ingredients3 cups of couscous grains (brocken wheat)3 1/2 cups of water1 tsp salt50g of butter ***6 Merguez sausages2 stock cubes10 meat balls***3 carrots (chopped)1 turnip (chopped)2 potatoes (chopped)2 Onions ( chopped)3 Tomatoes ( chopped) / 1 tbsp tomato purée2 courgettes (chopped)1 cup cooked channa daal(garbanzo)***3 garlic clovesA piece of ginger1 tbsp paprika powder1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp red chilli powder ( 1tsp Harissa)1/2 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp ground black pepper***3 tbsp olive oilCoriander leaves Method ... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2010

Malabar Mutton Curry

Malabar Mutton Curry Ingredients5 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp fennel seeds1 tsp kashmir chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 cloves1 tsp black pepper cornsA cinnamon stick***4 garlic clovesA piece of ginger***1/2 kg mutton (cut in cubes)1 tsp salt***2 onions (chopped)2 potatoes (cubed)2 tomatoes (chopped)A piece of cinnamonOil for frying Coriander leaves / Curry leaves Method Heat oil in a sauce pan & fry coconut in to light golden brown.Add the next ingredients & fry again.Add a little water... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2009

Pork Vindaloo - A Goan Dish

    Pork Vindaloo      Ingredients1 tsp cumin seeds3 cloves1/2 tsp black pepper corns***4 garlic clovesA piece of ginger1 tbsp vineger***1/2 kg pork (cut in cubes) 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp salt***2 onions (chopped)2 potatoes (cubed)1 tbsp tomato sauce1 bay leafA piece of cinnamonOil for frying Coriander leaves / Curry leaves Method Dry roast first three ingredients & grind to a fine powder.Mix the cubed pork with tumeric, chilli & salt.Cover & refrigerate for... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2009

Doi Maach /Bengali Fish Curry

Bengali Fish Curry Ingredients 500 g salmon or any other fish1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder***A bay leaf3 Shallots (chopped)2 cloves of garlicA small piece of gingerCoriander leaves1/2 cup curd (whipped)Salt to tasteBengali Masala2 tsp coriander seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 cloves2 green cardomoms1/2 cinnamon stick1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder Method Dry roast all the masala ingredients & then grind to fine powder.  Marinate fish with chili -tumeric & salt & keep aside for one... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2009

Colombo Chicken Curry / Colombo de Poulet

Colombo Chicken CurryIngredients1 kg chicken1 tsp salt1 tbsp lemon juice2 onions finely sliced1scotch bonnet pepper (asura parangi)1 tsp ginger + garlic paste3 potatoes (cubed)1 courgette (cubed) 2 bay leaves 2 dried springs of thymeColombo Masala2 cloves1 tsp malabar black peppercorns1 tsp musturd seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coriander seeds  Method Dry roast all the masala ingredients & then grind to fine powder.  Dunk chicken pieces in flour & fry till light golden... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

Mughlai Chicken

Mughlai Chicken       Ingredients1 kg chicken2 tbsp curd1 tsp salt2 onions finely sliced1 tsp ginger + garlic paste3 potatoes (cubed)2 bay leavesCoriander leaves Garam MasalaMasala Paste1 tsp turmeric power1 tbsp almond powder(10 almonds)1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp fennel seeds1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1 cinnamon stick2 cloves2 cardomom pods  Method   Roast all the masala ingredients in a tablespoon of ghee & then grind to fine paste.  Marinate the  chicken pieces with... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

Malaysian Prawn Sambal

Malaysian  Prawn Sambal Ingredients1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder10 shallots 3 garlic clovesA piece of ginger1/2 tsp dried shrimp paste (optional)***500g  tiger prawns ( fresh/frozen)Tamarind (lemon size)2 onions (thinly sliced)2 tomatoes (thinly sliced)Curry leaves / Coriander leavesOil for frying Method Blend first five ingredients into a fine paste .Add 1 tsp oil , mix well &  keep aside.In a bowl of water soak tamarind & keep aside.Shell, devein and wash prawns using salt and... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2009

Scallops Coconut Curry

Scallops Coconut Curry Ingredients 500 g frozen scallops1 tsp salt1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder***1 cinnamon stick2 cloves2 big onions (sliced)2 big tomatoes (sliced)2 chillies (half slit)2 cloves of garlic(chopped)2 tsp chopped ginger1 cup coconut milk Curry leaves / Coriander leavesSalt to tasteOil for frying   Method Thaw  frozen scallops by running coldwater over them. Then blot dry with kitchen paper.Marinate them with tumeric,chilli & salt & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & fry... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2008

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash Ingredients1 kg diced beef500 g sliced onions 3 garlic cloves4 carrots, cut in coins4 potatoes, peeled & cubed2 tbsp tomato pureeSalt to taste Oil for frying1 tsp paprika ( kashmir chilli powder)1 tsp caraway seeds ( perumjeerakam)2 bayleaves / coriander leavesMethodWarm the oil in a casserole. Add bay leaves & then sliced onions.When it turns golden brown, add diced beef.Then add garlic, paprika, tomato puree & carrots.Stir for a while & add water .Simmer & cook for 1h, stirring from time to... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2006

Poulet Basquaise

Basque Chicken Ingredients1 kg Chicken1 tbsp flour3 bell peppers (yellow,red,green)3 garlic cloves (crushed)3 onions coarsely chopped5 tomatoes coarsely chopped1 bouquet garni ( 2 strings of parsely, bay leaves, thym tied together)1/2 tsp Espelette chili powder ( I took kashmir chili powder)1 tsp saltOlive oil / vegetable oilpepper powderMethodDredge the chicken pieces in flour. Heat oil in a sauce pan & fry chicken pieces ( both sides)When golden brown drain in a kitchen paper & keep aside. Heat oil in a sauce pan. Fry... [Lire la suite]
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