Seasons of Life

When the winds of change blow, remember… sometimes what appears dead is simply preparing for a new season. — Jane Lee Logan

Seasons of Life Quote

As seasons change, life changes! ― Lily Amis 

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Sundal – Mixed Dried Beans Salad

Sundal - Mixed Dried Beans Salad Navaratri Recipes

Soak –  Brown Chick Peas – White Chick Peas –  Grean Peas – Overnight – Cook Till Soft

Mix – Cooked Beans – 2 tbsp. cooked Corn – 2 tbsp – Pomegranet Seeds – 1 tbsp. Lemon Juice – 1 Tsp. Salt

Saute – Heat – 1 tsp. Oil – 1/2 tsp. mustard Seeds – 2 Red Chilli – Mix – 3/4 cup Grated Coconut – Stir 1 mnt – Mix with above.

Serve –  Garnished with Coriander leaves. Enjoy.

Wish You  All Happy Navaratri.

Note: Use beans of choice.  Salt and Chilli to taste.

Recipe for quick and Easy Sundal – Mixed Dried Beans Salad.   A recipe inspired by Navaratri Golu Festival.

 

Luscious Leeks in Tomato Sauce

Leeks and Bacon in Tomato Sauce recipe

Wash – 4 Leeks – Discard Roots and Outer leaaves

Chop – Green tops of Leeks  in  Small pcs. ;  Cut –  Stem in 2 cms. pcs.

Saute – 1 tbsp. Olive Oil – 200g Bacon pcs – 1-2  mnts. – Add chopped Pcs  stir – 1 mnt – Add Stem – Saute – 1tsp. Salt –   Low Flame  –  5-6 mnts.

Sauce – 1 tsp. Sweet Chilli  Powder  to above – Mix well – 1 cup Tomato Puree  – 1 cup water  – Bring to Boil – Cook on Low Flame – 5- 6 mnts –  Till Leeks are Soft.

Garnish  – With Dill or Parsley.

Serve Delicious Leeks in Tomato  Sauce with Pasta or Rice. Enjoy!!

Note :  Adjust salt and Spices to taste.  Use herbs of Choice.   Skip Bacon if vegetarian Version preferred.

Recipe for Slow and Gently  cooked Leeks and Bacon in Tomato Sauce.  The best way to cook Leeks to release its Sweet Luscious Flavours.

 

Herbed Chicken Stuffed Puff Pastry

Chicken Baida Roti Recipe

chicken stuffed puff pastry

Chop – 1 onion – 2 cups Cabbage – 2 green Chilli –  1 inch pc Ginger – handful Curry Leaves

Spice –  1 tsp  Cinnamon – 1 tsp. Pepper – 1 tsp. Turmeric.

Mince – 1 cup cooked Chicken

Filling –  Heat 1 tbsp. Oil – Chopped items  – fry 1-2 mnts – Add Spices Stir – Minced Chicken – Stir  fry 2 mnts – 1 tbsp Tomato paste – Salt  to taste – 1-2 mnts.

Stuff – Unroll Puff Pastry  – Pizza Size – Roll a bit more – Fill  one half and close with other half.

Bake – Preheat oven 200C and Bake for 20  minutes.

Delicious Chicken Stuffed Puff Pastry Ready to Eat. Slice and Serve with Mint or Coriander Chutney. Or just eat plain.

Note – Use Filling to make regular Chicken Stuffed Paratha.  Use left over fillings as a side dish.

Recipe for Delicious Chicken Stuffed Puff Pastry