22 novembre 2013

Bindya - South Indian Sweet

Bindya Ingredients1 small coconut(grated) 1 tbsp splitted moong dal10 cubes of jagerry + halfcup water (melted & strained)1/2 tsp cardomom powder50g butter / gheeMethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Heat the strained jagerry in a thick bottomed vessel along with grated coconut & moong daal. Stir continuosly with a wooden spatule.When it leaves the sides of pan, add ghee.Remove from fire & garnish with cardomom powder. Mix well & let it cool.Grease ur palm & make... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2013

Sandesh - Bengali Sweet for Diwali

 Sandesh Ingredients250 g Ricotta cheese1 can sweetened condensed milk  5 jaggery cubes1/4 cup water5 cardomom pods1 tbsp sugarMethodUsing a coffee grinder blend cardomom seeds & sugar. Gently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Take ricotta cheese in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add  condensed milk & mix with a wooden spatule.Then add strained jaggery syrup.Stir continuously over medium heat.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Add cardomom... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2013

Chicken Pakoda

Spicy Chicken Fritters Ingredients400g chicken breast fillets1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp lemon juiceSalt to taste *** 1 green chilli (chopped) 1 tsp (ginger+garlic paste)1 tsp fennel seedsAn egg beaten Curry leaves(chopped)Coriander leaves (chopped) 3 tbsp gram flour1 1/2 tbsp rice flour****Oil for frying MethodChop chicken fillets into small pieces.Marinate it with first four ingredients & keep in the refrigerator for an hour. In a bowl, mix the other ingredients. Then add the... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2013

Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak Ingredients100g gramflour300g sugar150g ghee/ butterHalf cup waterMethodDry roast gram flour for a while on medium heat. Keep aside to cool. Heat sugar & water. When the syrup turned to thread consistency, add a spoon full of gram flour. Stir continuously over medium heat with a wooden spatule..Then add another spoon of gram flour.Add 50g of chopped butter. Continue adding flour & butter alternately .When it leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Pat it onto a greased dish & cut into... [Lire la suite]
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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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