18 février 2013

Spicy Risotto with Scallops

Scallop Risotto Ingredients 500 g frozen scallops1 tsp salt1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder***  350 g Risotto rice (arborio rice)A carrot (thinly sliced)A leek (thinly sliced)An Onion (chopped) A green chilli (half slit) 2 shallots (chopped) 2 garlic cloves(chopped) 15cl liquid cream 2 tbsp olive oil 10 g butter 150 ml white wine 1.5 litres water + 2 stock cubes Freshly ground pepper Salt to taste A pinch of turmeric (optional) Freshly grated parmesan Chopped chives Method Thaw  frozen scallops by... [Lire la suite]

29 janvier 2013

Fish Biriyani- Malabar Special

Salmon Biriyani Ingredients12 salmon slices (1kg) 1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste****2 green chillies 4 garlic cloves A piece of ginger 5 mint leaves 1 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 big tomatoes (sliced) 3 big onions (sliced) 25g butter / ghee + 1 tbsp veg oil 1 Cinnamon stick 1 star anise 2 cloves 3 cardomom pods Coriander leaves 1 tsp garam masala Oil for fryingSalt to taste ***4 cups Basmati rice 6 cups water 1 tsp salt 1 cinnamon stick 3 cardomom pods 1 star anise 1... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2013

Mushroom Pulao

Mushroom Pulav Ingredients3 cups cooked basamati rice200g fresh button mushroom ( champignons de Paris) 1 cinnamon stick + 2 cloves+2 cardomom pods 2 carrots (finely sliced)2 onions (chopped) 2 tbsp thick curd 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp salt 2 green chillies (half slit)1/2 tbsp Ginger + Garlic paste 1 tbsp ghee Oil for fryingCoriander leavesMethod Wash & slice button mushrooms.Heat oil+ghee & fry spices(ciinamon +cloves+cardomom)Add onions & fry till light golden brown.Then add... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

Chestnut Pulao

Chestnut PulaoIngredients 4 cups Basmati rice 6 cups water 1 tsp salt 1 Cinnamon stick 3 cardomom pods 1 star anise 3 cloves 2 tbsp ghee Vegetable oil For decoration1 tbsp oil/ ghee  Raisins &  Chestnuts (bottled)Salt & Pepper A pinch of saffron / yellow colour 1 hand full of coriander chopped MethodBoil water, add salt & keep aside. Heat ghee+ poil in a sauce pan. Add Cinnamon, cardomom,star anise & cloves. When aroma of the spices rises add basmati rice. Stir continously. When some rice... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2012

Cantonese Fried Rice

Cantonese Fried RiceIngredients3 cups cooked rice (Basmati / Thai)3 carrots(cubed)1 cup frozen peas (thawed)1 tbsp soya sauce2 ham (sliced)1 cup small frozen prawn(thawed)3 shallots(chopped)A green chilli (half slit)1 tsp chopped ginger1 stock cube3 eggs (beaten)Freshly ground pepperOil for fryingMethod Heat a non-stick pan with some oil.Add beaten egg & swirl with a wooden spatule.When scrambled, garnish with black pepper & keep aside.Dilute stock cube in a cup of water & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & fry... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2012

Prassorizo - Greek Leek Rice

Prassorizo   Ingredients2 leeks (sliced) 2 carrots (finely chopped) 2 onions (chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (chopped) 1/2 turmeric powder 2 green chillies (half slit) optional2 tsp fennel seeds Coriander leaves / dill leaves**For Rice**3 tbsp olive oil3 cups Basmati rice 5 cups water 1 tsp salt  Method Boil water, add salt & keep aside.Heat olive oil in a pan & fry  onions till light golden brown. Add chopped leek & carrots along with fennel seeds,  garlic... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2012

Spanish Sausage Rice

Arroz con Salchicha IngredientsSpanish sausage (cut in coins)4 cloves of garlic2 green chillies***4 cups Basmati rice 2 chicken stock cubes6 cups water***2 onions (chopped)1 bellpepper(diced)Hand full of beans (chopped)1 tbsp tomato puree1 bay leaf 3 tbsp olive oilMethod.Fry the sausages till light brown & keep aside***Boil water with stock cubes & keep aside. Heat olive oil in a sauce pan with a bay leaf. Add onions & fry till light golden brown. Then add chopped vegetables & fry for a... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2012

Malabar Mutton Biriyani

Mutton BiriyaniIngredients1kg mutton (chopped) 2 bay leaves1 tbsp mutton masala2 green chillies (half slit)Salt to taste +  water* Masala *2 green chillies 4 garlic cloves A piece of ginger 9 mint leaves 1 tbsp coriander powder 2 big tomatoes (sliced) 3 big onions (sliced) 50 g butter / ghee + 1 tbsp oil 1 Cinnamon stick 1 star anise 2 cloves 3 cardomom pods Coriander leaves 1 tsp garam masala Salt to taste * For Rice * 4 cups Basmati rice 4 cups water + 2 cups mutton stock1 tsp salt 1 cinnamon stick 3 cardomom pods 1 star... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2012

Channa Pulao

Channa Pulav Ingredients500g channa  / canned garbanzo beans 1 cinnamon stick + 2 cloves2 carrots (finely chopped)2 onions (chopped) 2 tomatoes (chopped) 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 green chillies 1/2 tbsp Ginger + Garlic paste Coriander leavesFor Rice 4 cups Basmati rice 6 cups water 1 tsp salt 1 cinnamon stick 3 cardomom pods 1 star anise 3 cloves. 2 tbsp ghee / oil Method Soak channa dal overnight & pressure cook. If you are using canned, drain the water & keep aside. Heat oil... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2011

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto Ingredients1 can sliced mushroom (drained)350 g Risotto rice (arborio rice)1 Onion (chopped)2 shallots (chopped)2 garlic cloves(chopped)15cl liquid cream2 tbsp olive oil10 g butter150 ml white wine1.5 litres water + 2 stock cubesFreshly ground pepper Salt to tasteA pinch of turmeric (optional)Freshly grated parmesanChopped curry leaves / Parsely leavesMethodBoil water with stock cubes & keep aside.Heat butter in a frying pan. Fry shallots & garlic, till translucent. Then add mushrooms & fry for 3... [Lire la suite]
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