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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27 avril 2012

Puff Puff - Nigerian Doughnuts

Puff  PuffIngredients 500g flour 100g sugar  A pinch of salt An egg (optional)1/2 tsp cardomom powder15g fresh yeast Half cup - luke warm water ***Oil for frying Method Dilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar . Set aside for 15 minuites. Then mix all the ingredients & set aside for an hour. Add cardomom powder & mix well. Heat oil  & pour 1 tsp of the batter. U can prepare 4/5 puff - puffs  at the same time. When golden brown, cook the other side. . Remove using a slotted... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2012

Tamilnadu Potato Fritters

Potato Vada   Ingredients3 medium sized potatoes An egg  1 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp hing1 tsp cumin seeds Salt to taste 5 tbsp gram flour 3 tbsp rice flour Chopped curry leavesOil for frying Method Peel,wash & slice potatoes into 2 cm thickness. 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 potatoes. Heat oil in a  frying pan. Dip sliced... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2012

Ukoy - Filipino Snack

Ukoy  Ingredients 250g prawns (fresh) 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste *** 1 cup rice flour Half cup flour2 cups of moong beans sprout4 green onions (sliced)2 shallots(sliced)  1 green chilli (chopped) 1 clove garlic(chopped)An egg beaten  Salt to taste Coriander leaves (chopped) Oil for frying MethodShell, devein and wash prawns using salt and turmeric. Mix first 3 ingredients & keep in the refrigerator for an hour. In a bowl, mix both flours  & salt.  Beat an egg... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2012

Pilipit - Twisted Donuts of Philippines.

Pilipit Ingredients 2 cups rice flour ( I took a cup rice flour+ a cup corn flour)1 cup dessicated coconut1 1/2 cup coconut milk1/2 tsp baking powderA pinch of saltOil for frying For syrup1/2 tsp vanilla essence1 cup sugar 1/4 cup waterMethodSieve both the flours with salt & baking powder.Mix with dessicated coconut.Add coconut milk to get a stiff dough. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for 15mn. Shaping pilipits is a tedious task.Take a lemon sized ball & make a rope (22 cm length & 1/2 inches... [Lire la suite]
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