30 juillet 2014

Mattar Kachori - Bengali Stuffed Poori

 Green Peas KachoriIngredients500 g flour200 ml water1 tbsp oil1 tsp saltoil for fryingFilling1 cup fresh green peasA green chilliA small piece of gingerA pinch of cardomom powder1 tsp  cumin 1/2 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp red chilli powderA pinch of hing1 tbsp gram flourCoriander leavesSalt to tasteMethod Coarsely grind green peas with chilli & ginger .Heat oil in a pan and fry cumin seeds.Add all the spices along with blended green peas.Add water, cover & cook for a few minuites.Add salt, red... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2014

Korean Scallion Pancakes

Scallion PancakesIngredients200g flour2 tbsp corn flour2 eggs (beaten) 1 cup chopped scallions Salt to taste400ml water 1 tbsp sesame oil MethodMix the both flours  in a bowl. Add water, beaten eggs & stir again (without any lumps). If the batter is thick, add some more water. Then add chopped scallions & keep aside for 15mn.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter. Cover & cook for a while. Then flip & cook the other side. Serve hot with a... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2014

Kaiserschmarrn - Austraian Emperor's Pancake

Kaiserschmarrn Ingredients30g raisins + 2 tbsp rum125g flour300ml milk30g sugar  40g butter (frying) 4 eggs(separated) A pinch of salt 75g vanilla sugar  Sugar & toasted almond flakes Method Soak the raisins in the rum & keep aside. Mix flour with milk, egg yolks ,& salt (without any lumps). Add soaked raisins &stir.Then beat egg whites with sugar until stiff. Add to the batter & just stir.Heat a nonstick pan with a cube of butter. Pour a ladle full of batter.( a thick pancake)Cover... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2014

Roll-Up Pancakes with Smoked Salmon

Roll-Up Pancakes with Smoked Salmon Ingredients175 g flour (Type 45)2 eggs (beaten)1tsp salt1 tsp cumin seeds2tbsp olive oil300ml milk***Filling 10 slices of smoked salmon /TroutCheese spread with roasted pepper (boursin)Chopped leaves (dill/coriander/chives)ToothpicksMethodMix first four ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl .Add milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour.If the batter is thick, add some more milk. Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter & spread it.  (in... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2013

Urad Dal Poori - North Indian Street Food

Urad Dal Poori Ingredients350 g flour150g urad dal powder (Black lentil powder)2 tsp kalonji seeds(nigella)1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)1 tsp salt 250 ml water Oil for frying Method Mix first five ingredients.Mix with water to get a stiff dough. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for an hour. Make lemon sized balls & flatten it using a roller( 8/10 cm discs). Repeat the process with other dough balls.*** Heat plenty of oil. Gently slip the disc in hot oil. When poori pops fully, splash hot oil on the... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2013

Sweet potato crumpets

Sweet Potato Crumpets IngredientsHalf of a sweet potato(small)1 cup milk + 1 cup water1/4 tsp nutmeg powder***300g flour3 eggs (beaten)1tsp salt250ml water125ml luke warm milk5g fresh yeastMethodWash , peel & cut sweet potato in cubes.Cook it in a milk & water.When cooked, mash it in a blender & add nutmeg powder. Dilute yeast in luke warm milk. Keep aside for 10mn.Mix first four ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl .Add milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2013

Korean Shrimp Pancakes

Shrimp Pancakes  Ingredients250g small shrimps(( fresh/frozen)3 shallots(finely chopped)1 big green chilli(finely chopped) A piece of ginger(finely chopped)1 cup chopped scallionsFinely chopped chivesSalt to taste***200g flour 2 tbsp corn flour2 eggs (beaten)  400ml water 1 tbsp sesame oilMethod  Thaw frozen shrimps by running coldwater over them. Then blot dry with kitchen paper.Marinate them with chopped shallots,chilli, ginger & salt. Cover with a lid & keep aside.***Mix the both flours  in a bowl... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2013

Upma with an Italian touch

Upma Ingredients 2 cups semolina 3 cups water 1 tbsp tomato purée 2 chillies(half slit) 1 onion (chopped)A small piece of ginger (chopped) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp urad dal seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 2 tbsp olive oilA dried chilliCurry leaves Few basil leaves(chopped)Method Dry roast semolina in a pan for 8 min and keep aside.  Heat oil in a casserole. Splutter mustard seeds. Add urud dal , dried chilli & curry leaves. Then add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown. Add  ginger,chilli & tomato puree. Stir for a... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2013

Fried Onion Puttu

Onion PuttuIngredients3 onions(chopped)2 green chillies(chopped) 2 cups roasted rice flour1 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp  salt 200 ml hot water Coconut for layering(optional)Chopped curry leavesOil for fryingMethod Heat oil in a pan & fry chopped onions to golden brown. Then add chopped chillies & curry leaves.Fry for a while & remove from fireDilute salt in water. Take rice powder in a bowl. Pour some water & mix with fingers so that it look like bread crumbs.Add the coconut & fried onion mixture. Mix... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2013

Alle Belle - Goan Coconut Pancakes

Alle BelleIngredients250 g flour50 g sugar 25 g melted butter 3 eggs A pinch of salt 150ml coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla essence For Filling 1 cup freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut 5 jaggery cubes2 tbsp waterRaisins & cashews 1/4 tsp cardomom powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg powderOil/ ghee for fryingMethod Mix first five ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl. Add coconut milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour. If the batter is thick, add some more milk. Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon... [Lire la suite]
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