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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24 octobre 2014

Mini Quiches with Tuna

Mini Tuna Quiche Ingredients 2 Frozen puff pastries200g minced tuna (canned)2 onions(chopped)1 green chilli (chopped)A piece of ginger(chopped)1/2 tsp turmeric powder1tsp fennel seedsChopped Curry Leaves***2 eggs (beaten) 200g thick cream Salt & Freshly ground pepper***Grated cheese (optional)  Method  Fry onions till light golden brown.Add chopped ginger, chilli & chopped curry leaves.Fry for a while & then add minced tuna along with turmeric powder.Fry for a while & then keep aside to... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2014

Baklawa - Turkish Delight

Baklawa Ingredients10 Filo pastry1cup melted butterWhole almonds for decorationFilling150g almond powder 150g walnut powder2 tbsp melted butter 2 tbsp orange flower water3 tbsp icing sugar1 tsp cinnamon powder An egg white (optional)*** 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 on a greased tart tin.Brush the surface with melted butter.Top with 4 other filo pastries,... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2014

Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet Potato Balls Ingredients1 small sweet potato (cooked & mashed)2 cups roasted rice powder (riz étuvé)1 cup grated coconut / dessicated coconut 5 cubes of jagerryA pinch of salt1/2 tsp cardomom powder3 tbsp gheeRaisins/Almonds / Cashews / CoconutGheeMethodWash, peel & cut the sweet potato in cubes.Cover & cook it with a pinch of salt & a little water When cooked, mash it & keep aside.Gently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Heat the strained jagerry in a thick... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2014

Pineapple Kesari

Pineapple Kesari Ingredients 1 cup semolina 1 cup sugar (adjust according to ur taste)2 cups water 11/2 cup pineapple wedges 50 g butter / 3 tbsp ghee 1/2 tsp cardomom powder A  pinch of yellow food colour(optional)Raisins & Cashews Method Blend pineapple wedges with water.Heat ghee in a non stick pan. Fry raisins & cashews & keep aside. In the same pan add semolina & fry till light golden brown. Add blended pineapple along with sugar.Stir continuously over medium heat with a wooden... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2014

Chamia - Syrian Sweet

ChamiaIngredients12 Filo pastry(cut into 8 cm squares) Chopped pistachios (optional)Filling200 g almond powder 2tbsp honey 2 tsp melted butter 2 tbsp orange flower water1 tsp cinnamon powder *** 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 Take a filo pastry & cut into 8 cm squares.Brush the surface with melted butter. Top with 4 squares, each brushed with butter.Make small balls of the prepared... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2014

Mohanthal for Ganesh Chaturthi

Mohanthal Ingredients2 cups gramflour11/2 tbsp ghee +  2tbsp milk3/4 cup ghee2 tbsp milk + yellow food colourA pinch of nutmeg powder1/2 tsp cardomom powder* For Syrup* 11/2 cup sugarHalf cup waterMethod Warm ghee & milk in the microwave oven.Take gramflour in a bowl .Pour the melted ghee & mix with fingers so that it look like bread crumbs.Prepare sugar syrup with thread consistency.Keep aside to cool. Dilute food colour in milk & add to the syrup.Melt ghee in a thick bottomed vessel. Add... [Lire la suite]
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