09 février 2018

Aloor Piyaju - Bangladeshi Potato Fritters

Aloor Piyaju  Ingredients2 cups gram flour2 tbsp corn flour1/4 tsp baking powder3 potatoes( cook & mash) A green chilli (chopped)A piece of ginger(chopped)A big onion (chopped)Few coriander leaves (chopped)An egg (optional)Luke warm waterOil for fryingMethod Cook potatoes in salt water.Mash it along with chopped onions, chiilli & ginger.Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.Add sufficient amount of water to get a thick batter.Cover the bowl & keep aside for 10mn. Heat oil in a pan & spoon the... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

Moong dal Coconut Vada

Moong dal Coconut Vada Ingredients1 cup yellow split green gram (Moong dal)Half cup freshly grated coconut3 shallots (chopped)An onion (chopped)2 green chillies (chopped)A piece of ginger (chopped)2 springs of curry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)***An egg (optional)2 tbsp gram flourA pinch of Asafoetida Powder (Hing)Salt to tasteOil for fryingMethodSoak dal in water for five hours.Drain it & leave aside to dry.Keep a spoonfull of dal aside.Coarsely grind dal with all other ingredients in a blender.Add gram flour,... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2017

Sweet Potato Kalakand

Sweet Potato Kalakand Ingredients250 g Ricotta cheese200g sweetened condensed milk (1/2 tin) A small sweet potato + a cup of milk1/4 tsp nutmeg powderChopped Almonds / Pistachios MethodPeel & chop sweet potato into cubes.Cook potato cubes in milk & then blend to a fine paste.Take ricotta cheese with blended sweet potato 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 fire . Add nutmeg... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2017

Spinach & Salmon Pinwheel X'mas tree

Spinach & Salmon Pinwheel X'mas tree Ingredients A puff pastryAn egg (beaten) Filling 2 onions (chopped)A green chilli (chopped)2 garlic cloves (chopped)A piece of ginger(chopped)A bunch of spinach leaves(chopped)A canned salmon (drain & mince)2 tbsp olive oil1 tsp cumin seeds***150 g cream Cheese Grated CheeseMethod Heat olive oil & fry onions to light golden brown;Add chopped chilli, garlic & ginger.Fry for a while & then add minced salmon.Mix well & then add chopped spinach leaves.Remove... [Lire la suite]
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20 décembre 2017

Puff Pastry Bites for X'mas

Puff Pastry Bites Ingredients2 frozen puff pastries.2 eggs (beaten)Stainless steel cookie cutters*Filling*Thin cheese slices (cut in rectangular sticks)Thin ham slices (cut in rectangular sticks)Cumin seeds*Decoration*Black & white poppy seedsMethodRoll out the puff pastry & cut into desired forms using a cookie cutter.Fill each with a cheese slice, ham slice & few cumin seeds.Brush the edges of the discs with beaten egg. Cover with another cut out pastry & press the edges.Repeat the same with the... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2017

Coconut Ice - Goan X'mas Sweet

Coconut Ice  Ingredients200g freshly grated coconut 240 ml coconut milk***80g ghee165g semolina200g sugar150g cashew powder / almond powderA pinch of pink food colour1 tsp vanilla essenceMethodCoarsely grind  first two ingredients & keep aside.Heat butter in a thick bottomed vessel. Add semolina & fry for a while.Then add almond powder & mix well.Add sugar & blended coconut mix. Stir gently on low fire.When the mixture thickens add food colour & essence.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan,... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2017

Acras de Maquereaux - Mackerel Fritters of French Islands

Acras de Maquereaux Ingredients1 can (100g) Mackerel (drained& minced) An onion (chopped)A piece of ginger(chopped) 2 garlic cloves (chopped)Salt to taste 100 g flour1/2 tsp baking powderA green chilli(chopped)1/2 tsp red chilli powderChopped coriander leaves / parselyWaterOil for frying MethodDrain & mash mackerel filets.Mix all the ingredients & add some water to get a thick dough .Keep aside for 2 hours. Deep fry the acras in a pan or a deep fryer.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

Pumpkin Fritters

 Pumpkin Fritters   Ingredients 500g flour 100g sugar1 cup pumpkin / butternut pureeA pinch of salt An egg (optional)1/2 tsp cardomom powder15g fresh yeastHalf cup - luke warm water ***Oil for frying MethodPeel, cut in cubes & cook pumpkin in milk.Cool, mash it & keep aside.Dilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar.Set aside for 15 minuites. Then mix all the ingredients & set aside for an hour.Add cardomom powder & mix well. ***Heat oil in a frying pan. Take a spoonfull of batter... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2017

Mackerel Croquettes - Goan Special

Mackerel Croquettes     Ingredients3 mackerels1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powderSalt to taste****A piece of ginger(chopped)An onion (chopped)3 shallots(chopped)Curry leaves (chopped)A green chilli(chopped) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) ***2 eggs (beaten)4 tbsp bread crumbsChopped coriander leavesfreshy ground black pepperSalt to taste* Dipping*An egg (beaten)1 tbsp corn flour*Rolling*2 tbsp bread crumbs 1 tbsp corn flourOil for fryingMethodMarinate mackerels in first three ingredients & keep... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2017

Coconut - Beet Burfi 

Coconut - Beet Burfi   IngredientsA coconut ( freshly grated) 1 cup grated beetroot2 cups sugar1/2 cup water50 g butter1/2 tsp cardomom powderMethodHeat butter (25g) in a thick bottomed vessel. Add grated beetroot & fry for a while.Add a cup of sugar & a little water.Cook beet in sugar syrup & then add grated coconut.Mix well & then add another cup of sugar.Stir gently on low fire.When the mixture thickens add cardomom powder & the  rest of the butter.When the mixture leaves the sides of the... [Lire la suite]
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