28 janvier 2016

Spicy Ammini Kozhukkata

Ammini Kozhukatta Ingredients2 cups rice powder11/2 water50g ghee / butterSalt to taste*To grind*4 shallots (chopped)1 cup freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chilliFew curry leaves1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderA pinch of hing**To temper** 1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urad dal seeds1dried red chilliCurry leaves   Oil (coconut oil)Method Boil water & add rice powder.Then add salt & chopped butter.Mix well with a wooden spatule & remove from fire .Set aside to... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2016

Spicy Okra Fritters

Spicy Okra Fritters  Ingredients Lady's finger - 201 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp ginger + garlic paste2 tbsp flour2 tbsp rice flour An egg white (beaten)Salt to tasteCurry LeavesOil for fryingMethodWash & completely dry the okra's.Cut them into thin rings.(Even the knife must be dried)Mix them with all the spices & flours, salt & egg white.***Heat oil in a pan / deep fryer. Fry marinated okra rings to golden brown. Remove... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2015

Cauliflower 65 / Gobi 65

65 Ingredients5 tbsp gram flour 2 tbsp rice flour / corn flour2 tsp tomato puree1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp crushed cumin seeds 1/2 tsp ginger paste1/2 tsp garlic paste1/2 cauliflower(gobi)Salt to tasteCurry leaves / Coriander leavesOil for fryingMethodKeep aside.Separate the cauliflower florets. Mix with 1 tsp salt & steam for 6 min.Strain & use this water to make a thick batter.Mix it with cooked florets & keep aside.***Heat oil in a pan / deep fryer. Fry cauliflower florets to golden brown. Remove using a... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2015

Beef Vol-au-Vents

Beef Vol-au-VentsIngredients 2  puff pastriesBeaten eggFor fillingA carrotA small beet A small piece of ginger1 garlic clove1 green chilli (chopped)2 tbsp oil250g minced meat / 4 steaks2 onions (chopped)1 tomato (chopped) / 1 tbsp tomato sauce1 tsp chilli powder1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderChopped coriander leavesGaram masalaSalt to tasteMethodBlend carrot, beet , ginger, garlic & chilli in a chopper & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan.Add chopped onions & fry until translucent.Add chopped... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2015

Chocolate Avocado Truffle

Chocolate Avocado TruffleIngredientsAn Avocado (medium size)200g black chocolate100g sugar20 g orange zestA pinch of cinnamon powder1 tbsp rum (optional)Unsweetened cocoa powderMethodMelt chocolate in a microwave oven.Blend avocado pulp & vanilla sugar in a food processor.Mix it with a melted chocolate, orange zest, cinnamon powder & rum.Cover with a cling film & keep in the refrigerator (2 hours) until firm.Scoop up 2 tsp of the mixture & make a ball. Toss the truffles in chocolate powder.Tuffels... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2015

Dharwad Peda for Diwali

 Malai Ladoo Ingredients250 g Ricotta cheese1 cup milk powder2 tbsp gram flour (roasted)1 cup sugarA pinch of saffronHalf cup milk5 cardomom pods3 tbsp sugarChopped Pistachios MethodDry roast gram flour & keep aside to cool.Mix it with a cup of sugar & cardomom powder.Dilute saffron strands in milk. Take ricotta cheese in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add saffron milk & milk powder to it & mix with a wooden spatule.Stir continuously over medium heat.When it thickens, add gramflour & sugar.When the... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2015

Beetroot Parippu Vada

Beetroot Parippu VadaIngredients2 cups yellow split dal (kadala parippu)A small beet(chopped)3 shallots (chopped)An onion (chopped)2 green chillies (chopped)2 tsp chopped ginger2 pinches of Asafoetida Powder (Hing)2 springs of curry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)Salt to tasteOil for fryingMethodWash, peel & blend beetroot in a chopper.Soak dal in water for five hours.Drain it & leave aside to dry.Keep a spoonfull of dal aside.Coarsely grind  dal with chillies & ginger in a blender.Then add... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2015

Sweet Plantain Balls - Malabar Special .

Sweet Plantain Balls Ingredients2 cups rice powder11/2 cup luke warm water50g ghee / butterA pinch of salt **Filling**1 tbsp ghee2 ripe plantains (steam cooked & mashed) 2 tbsp fresh coconut / dessicated coconut5 jagerry cubesRaisins & cashewsCardomom powder MethodMix the first four ingredients & keep aside for 1 hour. Gently heat jaggery & water to make a syrup.Remove from fire & strain it.Steam cook plantains.Peel, mash & keep aside.Heat ghee in a pan & fry cashews & raisins. Then add coconut... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2015

Beetroot Modak

Beetroot Modak Ingredients2 cups rice powder1 tbsp flour1 tsp sugar11/2 cup luke warm water50g ghee / butterA pinch of saltFor Filling 1 cups freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 cup grated beetroot2 cups sugar1/2 tsp cinnamon powderRaisins & cashewsOil/ ghee for frying.MethodMix the first six ingredients & keep aside for an hour. Gently heat sugar & water to make a syrup.Add coconut & keep it on medium heat. When it becomes thick, remove from fire.Add fried cashews & raisins along with... [Lire la suite]
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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]