14 avril 2017

Teler Pitha - Bengali Sweet for Vishu

Teler Pitha        Ingredients1 cup rice powder1/2 cup flour 4 cubes of jaggeryA pinch of salt 1 tsp black sesame seeds (optional)1/4 tsp baking powderLuke warm waterOil for frying MethodGently heat jaggery with 2 tbsp water to make a syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Mix it with all the other ingredients.Add water to get a semi - thick dough.Cover & set aside for 30 mn. If the mixture is thick, add some more water.*** Heat oil in a frying pan. Take a spoonfull of batter &... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2017

Shami Kebabs - Lucknow Nawabi Snack

Shami Kebabs  Ingredients1 cup yellow split bengal gram (kadala parippu / channa dal)250 g hamburger meat / ground meat (lamb)1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp fennel seedsAn onion (chopped)A green chilli (chopped)2 tsp chopped ginger2 garlic cloves (chopped)An egg (optional)Coriander leaves ( chopped)Salt to tasteA pinch of cardomom powder1/4 tsp garam masalaOil for fryingMethodSoak dal in water for five hours.Drain, grind to fine paste & add to the minced meat.Add chopped... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2017

Appa Kajjaya- Banana Fritters of Coorg

Appa Kajjaya     Ingredients4 cubes of jagerry3 bananas (mashed)1 cup rice powder1/2 cup flour 1 cup freshly grated coconut1 tbsp poppy seeds (dry roasted)1 tbsp sesame seeds (dry roasted)A pinch of salt 1/4 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp cardomom powderOil for frying MethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & add to the mashed bananas.Mix all the other ingredients to get a semi - thick dough.Cover & set aside for 20 mn. If the mixture is thick, add some more... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2017

Soybean Sprouts Vada for Chinese New Year !!

Soybean  Sprouts Vada Ingredients1 bowl soybean sprouts(wash & drain)4 finely sliced onions 2 green chillies (chopped)1 tsp chopped ginger1 tsp chilli powderAn egg1 tsp salt1 cup gram flour2 tbsp rice flourCurry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)Oil for fryingMethodWash & drain sybean sprouts.Mix all the ingredients & keep aside for 5 mn.If the batter is thick add some water.Heat oil in a frying pan.Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter. U can prepare 4/5 vada's at the same time . Cook both sides of the vada... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2016

Kokad - Goan X'mas Sweet !!

Kokad Ingredients150g semolina (rava)200g sugar Half cup water2 cup freshly grated coconut  1 tbsp ghee20 g butter1/2 tsp cardomom powderMethodDry roast semolina & keep aside to cool. Coarsely blend the grated coconut.Boil water in a thick bottomed pan along with sugar. Add blended coconut & mix well. Then add roasted semolina & mix with a wooden spatule.Stir continuously over medium heat . When it leaves the sides of the pan, add ghee & butter.Remove from fire  & add cardomom... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2016

Pikkale Kele Bajo - Karnataka Special

Pikkale Kele BajoIngredients2 half ripe plantainsOil for frying. For Batter1 cup gram flour2 tbsp rice flour1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp sesame seedsAn egg (optional)A pinch of hing  Luke warm waterSalt to tasteMethodPeel & cut bananas in coins.In a bowl, mix all the ingredients to get a thick dough.Keep aside for half an hour.***Heat oil in a  frying pan. Dip the sliced banana coins in the batter & deep fry them. Cook both sides until golden brown. Remove using a slotted spoon... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2016

Sardine  Bhajji / Sardine Fritters

Sardine  Bhajji Ingredients20 sardines (small)1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste***1 cup gram flour  1/2 cup rice flourAn onion(chopped)A green chilli (chopped)A piece of ginger(chopped)1/4 tsp red chilli powderA pinch of hing Salt to taste  Chopped curry leaves / Coriander leaves***Oil for frying Method Prepare marinade with - chilli powder + turmeric powder + salt + ginger-garlic paste.Cut, clean & then marinate sardines & keep in the refrigerator an hour. Make a... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2016

Carrot  Onion Vada

CarrotVada Ingredients3 carrots (peel & grate)4 finely sliced onions1 tsp chilli powderAn eggA green chilli(chopped)1 tsp chopped ginger1 tsp salt1 cup gram flour2 tbsp rice flourCurry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)Oil for fryingMethodWash, peel & grate carrots.Mix  all the other ingredients & keep aside for some time.If the batter is thick add some water.Heat oil in a frying pan.Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter. U can prepare 4/5 vada's at the same time . Cook both sides of the vada until golden... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2016

Beet Kalakand for Diwali

Beet Kalakand Ingredients250 g Ricotta cheese200g sweetened condensed milk (1/2 tin) A small beet + a cup of milkA pinch of cinnamon powder5 cardomom pods1 tbsp sugarChopped Almonds / Pistachios MethodPeel, chop & blend beetroot to a fine paste with a little milk.Blend cardomom with sugar  & keep aside.Take ricotta cheese with blended beet  in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add  condensed milk & mix with a wooden spatule.Stir continuously over medium heat.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2016

Mysore Bhajia - Karnataka Special

Mysore Bhajia Ingredients 1 cup flour1/4 cup rice flour  A green chilli (chopped)2 shallots (chopped)A piece of ginger ( chopped)1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp cumin seedsSalt to tasteChopped curryleavesCurd to make a thick batterOil for fryingMethodMix all the  ingredients with curd to make a thick batter.Keep aside for some time.Heat oil in a frying pan & spoon the preapred batter.Deep fry bhajjias to golden brown.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper. Serve hot with  chutney.... [Lire la suite]
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