31 juillet 2015

Begun Bhaja / Bengali Brinjal Fritters

Begun Bhaja Ingredients Brinjal / Eggplant( finely sliced )1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tate***Half cup gram flour1 tbsp rice flour1 tsp chilli powderA pinch of hing1 tsp kalongi seedsAn1 egg (optional)Chopped curryleaves (optional)WaterOil for fryingMethodMarinate the brinjal slices in salt & turmeric.Mix the other ingredients & keep aside for some time.If the batter is thick add some water.Heat oil in a  frying pan.Dip the sliced brinjal in the batter & deep fry. Cook both sides of the bajji until... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2015

Baklava Rolls

Baklava Rolls  IngredientsFilo pastry(10)1cup melted butterFilling250g nuts (toasted & crushed) *** 200g honey 3 tbsp orange water Oil for fryingMethod Mix the filling ingredients & keep aside for an hour. ***Boil honey with orange water & make a syrup. Folding Roll out the filo pastry & brush it with melted butter.Sprinkle uniformly with nuts. Then roll it over a chapathi rolling pin. (as in photo)Brush another filo pastry with melted butter & roll over the other.Then remove the baklava roll &... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2015

Carrot Rava Ladoo

Carrot Thari Unda  Ingredients1 cup semolina (dry roast)1 cup sugar1 cup grated carrot 3 tbsp freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut 100 g butter / 4 tbsp ghee 1/2 tsp cardomom powder Raisins & Cashews MethodDry roast semolina in a pan for 5 mn & keep aside.Wash, peel & cut the carrots in chunks.Just blend in a food processor & keep aside. Heat ghee in a non stick pan. Fry raisins & cashews & keep aside. In the same pan add rest of the butter  & fry scraped carrots. Fry for a... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2015

Honey Almond Cigars - A Moroccan Sweet .

 Almond Cigars Ingredients15 Tunisien brick pastry (feuilles de brick) Filling250 g almond powder150g icing sugar2 egg whiteszest of a lemon1/2 tsp cinnamon powder*For Syrup* 300g sugar750ml water1 tbsp honey  1 tbsp orange waterZest of an organic lemon***Melted butter for brushingToasted sesame / pistachios for decoration. Method Mix the filling ingredients & keep aside for an hour.Then make cigars & keep aside. Folding Take a brick pastry & cut into 2 semicircles.Brush the surface with melted... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2015

Cheater Churros

Cheater Churros Ingredients 2  puff pastriesSugarCinnamon powderMelted butterMethodPreheat oven to 180°C.Roll out the puff pastry.Using a sharp knife, cut into a finger long strips with 2 cm width.Place a parchment paper over a baking sheet & arrange them.  Bake for 8-10mn, until puffed & golden brown. Mix sugar with cinnamon powder. Dip a side of the puffed strips in melted butter & then roll in cinnamon+ sugar mix. Keep aside for 5 mn & then serve.
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04 juin 2015

Bread Bonda

Bread Bonda Ingredients4 medium size potatoes (Quartered)2  onions (thinly sliced)2 green chillies (half slit)A piece of ginger (chopped)2 carrots (chopped)A handfull of green peas (optional)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves / coriander leavesSalt to taste****2 egg whites (beaten)Salt & PepperSlices of breadOil for fryingMethod Boil the quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (20 mn).Drain & let it cool. Peel , mash it & keep aside.Use a chopper for carrots &... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2015

Pasteis de Bacalhau - Portuguese Cod Fritters

Pasteis de Bacalhau IngredientsA piece of ginger(chopped) 6 shallots(chopped) 2 garlic clovesCurry leaves (chopped) A green chilli(chopped) ***3 salted cod filets3 big potatoes (cook,peel & mash) 2 eggs (beaten) Chopped coriander leaves Freshly ground pepperSalt to taste Oil for frying MethodBoil the quartered potatoes in water until tender (20 mn).Drain & let it cool. Peel, mash it & keep aside.Soak the cod filets in water for 12 hours , changing water 4 times. Drain & cook in water until tender... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2015

Breaded Potato Balls

Breaded Potato Balls Ingredients 3 medium size potatoes (Quartered)5  button mushrooms (choped)2 carrots(chopped)2  onions (thinly sliced)2 green chillies (chopped)A piece of ginger (chopped) Freshly ground pepperChopped coriander leaves *** 2 egg whites (beaten)Bread crumbsSpray OilMethodBoil the quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (20 mn).Drain & let it cool. Peel, mash it & keep aside.Use a chopper for carrots, chilli  & ginger. **** Heat oil in a pan & fry... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2015

Spicy Cream Cheese Beignets

Spicy Cream Cheese Beignets       Ingredients 250g flour 125 g cream cheese (fromage blanc)   2 shallots (chopped) 1 green chilli (chopped)A small piece of ginger (chopped)2 eggs(beaten)1tsp fennel seeds1 tsp baking powder2tbsp olive oil Chopped Curry leaves Salt to taste   Oil for frying MethodBeat cream cheese with chopped shallots, ginger, chilli & curry leaves.Then add beaten eggs & olive oil.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2014

Banatage - Tunisian Snack

Banatages Ingredients500g potatoes(cooked & mashed)1 tsp cumin seedsChopped curry leavesSalt to taste***2 eggs (beaten)FlourOil for fryingFilling200g minced meatAn onion (chopped)A green chilli (chopped)1 tsp tomato pureee1 tbsp ginger+garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp olive oilCoriander leavesSalt to tasteMethodFry onions till light golden brown.Then add ginger- garlic paste & chilli powder.Then minced meat along with tomato puree.Add some water & cook for 10 min.Garnish with coriander leaves... [Lire la suite]
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