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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08 juillet 2011

Parsi Brown rice

Brown Rice Ingredients4 cups Basmati rice6 cups water1 tsp salt1 tsp sugar10 black pepper corns1 Cinnamon stick3 cardomom pods1 star anise4 cloves1 cup green peas2 tbsp ghee / oil MethodBoil water, add salt & keep aside. Heat ghee in a sauce pan. Add sugar & allow to caramalise.Then add cinnamon, cardomom, pepper corns & cloves.When aroma of the spices rises add basmati rice along with peas.Stir continously & then add boiled water.Bring to the boil, cover tightly and simmer until the rice is tender and the... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2011

Jollof Rice

Jollof RiceIngredientsA piece of ginger4 cloves of garlic2 green chillies***6 chicken thighs (skinned & chopped)1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp salt3  cups cooked Basmati rice2 onions (chopped)2 bellpeppers(diced)2 tbsp tomatoes puree1 chicken stock cubeSalt to tasteCoriander leavesOil for frying Method.Marinate chicken with chilli,turmeric & salt & keep aside.Blend first three ingredients in a mixer & keep asideHeat the oil in a pan.Fry both sides of the marinated chicken & keep aside.In... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2010

Nasi Lemak - Malaysian Coconut Milk Rice

Nasi LemakIngredients4 cups Thai rice4 cups water2 cups thick coconut milk1 tsp salt3 shallots (chopped)A piece of ginger (chopped)Knotted screw pine (optional)A lemon grass (optional)1 tbsp gheeA star anise + cinnamon stickMethodBoil water, add salt & keep aside. Heat ghee in a sauce pan. Add cinnamon & star anise.When aroma of the spices rises add Thai rice.Stir continously .When some rice grains change translucent, add boiled water + cocnut milk.Add knotted screw pine & lemon grass. Bring to the boil, cover tightly and... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2010

Mdardara - Lebanese Rice.

MdardaraIngredients3  cups cooked Basmati rice1 cup cooked brown lentils5 scallions (chopped)A pinch of saffron / 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ground pepperSalt to tasteCoriander leaves2 tbsp ghee / oil Garam Masala (optional)MethodHeat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan. Add the chopped scallions & fry till light golden brown.Then add cooked lentils & stir.Dilute saffron in water & add to the lentils.Cover & cook for a while.Garnish with ground pepper.Then add cooked  rice & toss gently.Garnish with coriander... [Lire la suite]
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