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]
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]