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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16 octobre 2017

Badam poori - Diwali Sweet

Badam  Poori Ingredients1 cup flour1/2 cup almond flour1 tsp gheeA pinch of salt A pinch of yellow colourWaterFlour for dustingOil for frying***2 tbsp rice flour 2 tbsp melted ghee For syrup1 cup sugar 1/4 cup waterA pinch of yellow colour1/2 tsp cardomom powderMethod Take first five ingredients in in  a bowl.Mix with water to get a stiff dough. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for an hour. **** Mix ghee with rice powder & keep aside***Make 7 lemon sized balls.Flatten it using a... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2017

Chocolate Kalakand

Chocolate Kalakand Ingredients250 g Ricotta cheese200g sweetened condensed milk (1/2 tin) 6 chocolate squares20g butter1/2 tsp cinnamon powder1 tbsp sugarChopped Almonds / Pistachios MethodMix ricotta cheese with condensed milk. Take chocolate & butter in a heavy bottomed vessel. When melted, add ricotta mix.Stir continuously over medium heat.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Add cinnamon powder & mix well.  Grease the palm  & roll into small marble sized balls.Decorate with... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2017

Aval Vilayichathu

Aval Vilayichathu Ingredients2  cups  rice flakes(beaten rice /poha)1 cup grated coconut / dessicated coconut 5 cubes of jagerryA pinch of dried ginger powder1/2 tsp cardomom powder2 tbsp ghee2 tsp toasted sesame seeds Fried raisins & cashews (optional) MethodDry roast rice flakes & keep aside to cool.Gently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & mix with grated coconut.Keep once again on medium heat.When it thickens add roasted rice flakes;Mix well with a wooden spatule... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2017

Spicy Beetroot Kozhukatta

Beetroot Kozhukatta Ingredients 2 cups rice powder 1 cup chopped beetroot3 tbsp dessicated coconut / freshly grated coconut  2 green chillies (finely chopped)A piece of ginger ( finely chopped)1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp coarsely pounded black pepper1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsA pinch of hing 1 tsp salt Chopped curry leaves + coriander leaves1 1/2 cup warm waterOil for fryingMethod Take rice flower + coconut in a bowl & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & splutter mustard... [Lire la suite]
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