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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24 février 2012

Chinese Prawn Fritters

Prawn Fritters Ingredients500g prawns ( fresh)1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste***200g flour1/2 tsp baking powder1 tbsp oil15cl luke warm waterSalt to taste2 shallots(chopped)1 green chilli (chopped)A small piece of ginger(chopped)An egg beatenCoriander leaves (chopped)Oil for fryingMethodShell, devein and wash prawns using salt and turmeric.Mix first 3 ingredients & keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours.In a bowl, mix flour with baking powder & salt.Mix with water & oil. Beat an egg with chopped... [Lire la suite]
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