09 septembre 2013

Saffron Modaks with Fig filling

ModakIngredients2 cups rice powder11/2 cup luke warm water50g ghee / butterA pinch of salt1/2 tsp saffron powder***100g fig paste2 tbsp sugar 3 cardomom podsAlmondsCardomom powder MethodDilute saffron in luke warm water.Mix the first four ingredients & keep aside for an hour. Grind cardomom with sugar & add to the fig paste.Mix well & make small balls with an almond in the middle.Grease the modak mould.Take a dough ball in the mould, press & make space for the filling.Then fill it with the fig ball & seal... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2013

Tuna Samosas

Samosas stuffed with TunaIngredients10 Tunisien brick pastry (feuilles de brick)Tuna Filling400g tuna in tomato sauce1 red capsicum(chopped)An onion (chopped)1 tbsp ginger+garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp olive oilCoriander leavesSalt to taste50g butter (melted)MethodFry onions till light golden brown.Add chopped capsicum along with salt.Then add ginger- garlic paste & chilli powder.Then add tuna in tomato sauce.Add some water & cook for 10 min.Garnish with coriander leaves & keep aside.*... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2013

Crisp Fried Plantain - Caribbean Snack

Crisp Fried PlantainIngredientsA Plantain 1/4tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powderSalt to tasteCurry leaves*For Breading*  2 eggs (beaten) 100g flour 200g toasted breadcrumbs Salt to taste Oil for frying Method Peel off plantain & cut in coins.Marinate with turmeric, chili & salt.Keep aside for some time.Take three plates with flour, beaten eggs & breadcrumbs.Sliced plantains must be rolled in flour, dipped in eggs & then rolled in breadcrumbs.All the plantain discs must be... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2013

Tapioca Vada

Tapioca Vada   IngredientsA tapioca An egg (optional)  1 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp hing 1 tsp cumin seeds Salt to taste  1 cup gram flour  1/2 cup rice flour Chopped curry leaves Oil for frying Method Peel,wash & slice tapioca using mandoline. Beat an egg with chopped curryleaves. Add both the flours (gram + rice) & mix well. If the batter is thick add some water. Keep aside for 15 min. Add chilli powder, hing & cumin seeds. Then add sliced tapioca. Heat oil in a  frying pan. Dip... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2013

Kroketten - Dutch Croquettes

Spicy Kroketten Ingredients300g minced left over chicken* To make the Roux*2 shallots(chopped)A piece of ginger(chopped) Curry leaves (chopped) A green chilli(chopped) 60g butter60g flour300ml water /stock 2 soup cubesFreshly ground pepperCoriander leaves(chopped)*For Breading* 2 eggs (beaten) 2 tbsp flour 4 tbsp toasted breadcrumbs Salt to taste Oil for frying Method Heat butter in a sauce pan & fry onions +chillies +curry leaves.Add  water along with soup cubes.Add flour & mix with a wooden... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2013

Spicy Aranitas

AranitasIngredientsA green plantain3 cloves of garlic(chopped)An onion(chopped)A green chilli(chopped)1/2 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp cumin seedsSalt to tasteCurry leaves / coriander leaves (chopped)An egg(optional)Oil for fryingMethodPeel & grate the plantain using a medium hole grater;Mix all the other ingredients & & keep aside for some time.Heat oil in a  frying pan.Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter. Cook both sides of the aranitas until golden brown.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper.... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2013

Honey Almond Briouats - A Moroccan Sweet .

Honey Almond BriouatsIngredients15 Tunisien brick pastry (feuilles de brick) Filling200 g almond powder 2tbsp honey 2 tsp melted butter 2 tbsp orange flower water 1 tsp cinnamon powder *** 200g honey 3 tbsp orange water Oil for frying Method Mix the filling ingredients & keep aside for an hour. Folding Take a brick pastry & cut into 2 semicircles.Brush the surface with melted butter. Take one half & fold horizontally. Place the filling in a corner & fold it in a triangle shape. Continue folding until the end of the... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2013

Bugnes Lyonnaises / Doughnuts of Lyon

Bugnes Ingredients 250g flour 50g butter 30g sugar1/2 tsp cardomom powder (orange essence,Rhum)  A pinch of salt Oil for frying Icing sugarMethod Melt butter & add to all the other ingredients.Mix well to get a stiff dough. Close the bowl with a damp cloth & keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Take an orange sized dough ball & roll out into thin disc. Using a sharp knife, cut into 1 inch strips & then to diamond shapes. Repeat the process with the remaing dough. Deep fry bugnes till it turns... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2013

Onion Kachori - A Rajastani Snack

Pyaz ki KachoriIngredients500 g flour200 ml water1 tbsp oil1 tsp saltoil for fryingFilling1 tsp fennel seeds2  big onions (chopped)1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp ketchup(optional)A green chilli (chopped)A piece of ginger (chopped)2 cloves of garlic (chopped)Coriander leavesSalt to tasteMethod Heat oil in a pan and fry fennel seeds.Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.Then add green chilli, garlic & ginger. Fry for a while & add tumeric + chilli +... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2013

Coxinha - Brazilian Chicken Croquettes

Coxinha Ingredients3 chicken breasts (cubed)2 beef stock cubes3 cups of water***2 onionsA piece of ginger2 cloves of garlicA green chilli (chopped)1 tbsp coriander powderFreshly ground pepperChopped coriander leaves***3 cups flour2 egg whites (beaten) Bread crumbsOil for fryingMethod Cook chicken breasts in beef stock.When done, mince the chicken cubes & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light golden brown.Add ginger+garlic paste along with chopped green chilli.Fry for a while & then add minced chicken along... [Lire la suite]
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