25 septembre 2012

Konafa - Middle Eastern Sweet

Konafa Ingredients250 g kadiif ( shredded filo pastry)125g butter(melted)100g sugar***400ml milk40g corn flour30g butter (melted)3 tbsp sugarA pinch of saffron** for syrup**5 tbsp honey2 tbsp water***Chopped Nuts / Pistachios MethodMake syrup using water & honey.When it thickens, remove from fire & keep aside.****Mix corn flour, sugar, saffron & melted butter with milk. Cook on a medim heat until the mixture is thick & creamy. ***Thaw kadaif pastry & separate them.Mix it with sugar & melted butter.Divide... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2012

Kudumulu for Ganesh Chathurthi

Kudumulu Ingredients2 cups rice powder1 cup luke warm water50g ghee / butterA pinch of salt1 cup freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 cup jagerry powder (8 cubes)2 tbsp bengal gram (split channa dal)Raisins (optional)Cardomom powder of 3 podsA pinch of saltMethodSoak  dal overnight &  cook it. Gently heat jaggery & water to make a syrup.Remove from fire & strain it.Mix all the ingredients to get  a stiff dough. Add raisins, cooked dal & cardomom powder. Cover the bowl with a damp... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2012

Puff Pinwheels with Smoked Salmon

Puff Pinwheels with Salmon Ingredients A Frozen puff pastry (thawed)An egg (beaten) Filling  5 slices of smoked salmonCream Cheese Chives (chopped)Grated Cheese PepperMethod Mix the cream cheese with pepper & chopped chives.Roll out the puff pastry . Spread a layer of cheese using a spatule leaving 1 cm from the edge.Arrange the salmon slices evenly on the top .Roll & keep it in the fridge for an hour. Preheat oven to 180°C. Then cut into discs of width  2 cm using a sharp knife. Place it on a... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2012

Scottish Toffee

Scottish ToffeeIngredients 200g sweetened condensed milk200g sugar170 ml milk60g butter1/2 tsp  cardomom powderMethod Gently heat butter, sugar & milk in  heavy bottomed pan. When sugar is dissolved , add condensed milk. Stir with a wooden spatule on medium heat.When the colour changes , add cardomom powder. When it leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire. (10mn) Pat it onto a greased dish & cut into squares.Store in an airtight container.
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25 juillet 2012

Spicy Mussel Balls - Malabar Muslim Special

Kallumakkaya UndaIngredients3 tbsp dessicated coconut/ freshly grated coconut1 green chilli2 garlic clovesA piece of gingerCurry leaves ***3 cups roasted rice powder 2 tbsp flour3 cups of luke warm water Salt to taste ***500g mussels (fresh / frozen)1 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste***2 onions (chopped)Coriander leavesGaram masalaMethod Coarsely grind  first five ingredients & keep aside.Mix rice powder & flour with sufficient amount of water to get a stiff dough.Keep aside for an... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2012

Eccles Cake

Eccles CakesIngredients2 frozen puff pastries.An eggCane SugarFor filling50 g butter100g sugar200g currants1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground nutmegMethodMelt butter in a pan & mix with currants & sugar.  Garnish with spices & set aside to cool.***Roll out the puff pastry & cut into discs using a cookie cutter.Spoon the filling in the centre of the disc & cover it with another one. Press the edges with the tines of the fork & make 3 small cuts with a knife.Repeat the same with the remaining... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2012

Spinach-Onion fritters

Spinach - Onion Vada Ingredients100g tender spinach leaves (chopped)4 finely sliced onions1 tsp chilli powderAn egg1 tsp chopped ginger1 tsp salt3 tbsp gram flour1 tbsp rice flourCurry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)Oil for fryingMethodMix first five ingredients & keep aside for some time.Add the gram flour & mix.If the batter is thick add some water.Keep aside for 15 min. Heat oil in a frying pan.Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter. U can prepare 4/5 vada's at the same time . Cook both sides of the vada until golden... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2012

Chemeen Pathiri - Malabar Muslim Special

Chemeen PathiriIngredients 2 cups roasted rice powder 2 tbsp flour2 cups of water1 tsp saltFilling500g prawns1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste*****1 tsp ginger -garlic paste1 green chilli (chopped)2 carrots(chopped)1 big onion(chopped)1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste.1 tsp garam masalaCoriander leaves.Method Boil water . Add salt .Then add rice powder+ flour & mix with a wooden spatule .Remove from fire & close with a lid. Leave for 5 min.***Shell,... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2012

Pazham Vazhakkiyathu - Malabar Muslim Special

Pazham Vazhakkiyathu Ingredients 2 plantains (half ripe)2 eggs beaten3 tbsp sugar1 tsp sugar3 cardomom podsA pinch of saltRaisins & Cashews2 tsp gheeOil for fryingMethodPeel & cut plantain in cubes.Blend cardomom grains with sugar & keep aside.Heat ghee + oil in a pan.Fry raisins & chopped cashews. Keep aside.Then add plantain cubes & fry till light golden brown.Add sugar & then beaten egg.When scrambled, add cardomom powder, fried raisins & cashews.This filling is used in... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2012

Deep fried Fish Pathiri - Malabar Muslim Special

Mini Meen Pathiri Ingredients2 cups flour50g ghee / butterA pinch of saltLuke warm water* Fish - Filling * 250g salmon 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste***1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 green chilli(chopped) 2 onions (chopped) 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste. Coriander leaves. Garam masala. ***Oil for FryingMethodMix the first three ingredients .Add enough water to get a firm dough. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside.***Marinate fish with chilli ,... [Lire la suite]
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