Bombay Halwa – A Nutty Treat for Sweet Lovers

Karachi Halwa - Bombay Halwa - Corn Flour Halwa Recipe

Syrup – 2 Cups Sugar – 2 Cups Water – 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice – 1 tsp. Cardamon Powder  –  Boil  – till sugar melts – Turn off  Stove

Mix – 1 Cup Corn Flour  – 2 Cups Water –  Pinch Food Color –  Stir till No lumps – Combine with above

Cook –   Stir continuously –  Boil till Thickened  – Lump Free –  Mix  1/2 cup Ghee – Keep stirring till  Transparent  Thick Paste  – Mix in Handful chopped Nuts

Halwa – Transfer To Greased Tray  – Cool +/- 2 hrs – Cut in Triangles  and Serve .

Easy Indian Recipe for Karachi or  Bombay Halwa a Delicious Dessert for Festive or Special occasions to share with Friends and Family.

 

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Plăcintă cu iaurt – Yogurt Pie

Plăcintă cu iaurt - Yogurt Pie

Whisk –  5 Egg whites  – 100g sugar – Drop Vanilla – Stiff Meringue.

Creamy Yolk  – 5 Egg Yolks – 100 g Sugar   – Pinch Salt – Whisk – Add  – 40g Cornflour  – Whisk  – 500 g Greek  Yogurt –  Combine till Creamy

Pie Mix – Combine  – Meringue slowly – To Creamy Yolks

Layer – Lined Baking tray  – First Layer –  4 Filo Pastry Sheets – Brush  with Butter  – Sprinkle  Pinch Lemon Zest – Handful  Raisons – Spread 1/5 Pie Mix

2nd Layer  – Single Filo Sheet – Brush  with Butter  – Sprinkle  Pinch Lemon Zest – Handful  Raisins – Spread 1/5 Pie Mix

Repeat Layers as Above – Total 5 Layers –   Last layer – Pie Mix –  No Raisins.

Bake –  170 C –  25 mnts – Lower Temp -160 C for another 25 – Done

Serve –  Let Cool – Slice – Dust – Icing Sugar

Note : The First Layer overlaps  sides of the baking tray and to be folded  just before last layer.  Raisins are Optional. Fresh or frozen fruit such as Pineapple can be added instead.

Simple and Easy Dessert Recipe for Traditional  Romanian Plăcintă cu iaurt – Yogurt Pie .

This recipe was shared by my Romanian Friend Gina who is a queen of Desserts.  I think she can bake a cake sleeping.   Thank you Gina for sharing this lovely  Dessert and the recipe and pictures.  Andy your  Barbeque was perfect too as  always.

Ingredients Yogurt Pie

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Potato Lentil Patties

 

Potato Lentil Patties

Mix – 1 cup Cold Mashed potato – 1 Cup Soft Cooked Lentils – 1 Cup Fresh Breadcrumbs  – 1 tsp Chat Masala – water as necessary

Shape – Divide Equal Parts – 7 -8 Patties

Heat – Pan – 1 tbsp Oil – Shallow Fry – Till Browned on Both Sides.

Enjoy !!

Note : I Used  Leftover Mashed Potatoes and Dal Curry .  No additional water needed if using leftovers. Adjust Spice herbs as necessary to taste.

Recipe for Delicious Spiced  Potatoes and Lentils Patties Served with Ketchup or Chutney as Snack or Starter.

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Pomegranate Lentil Sprouts Salad

Pomegranate Lentil Sprout Salad

Soak – 1/2 cup Green Beans in Water – 24 hrs – Drain – cover –  warm place  –  2-3 days –   Check  and wash beans every day.  Until Sprouted.

Deseed  – 1  Pomegranate – Chop 1 tomato –  1 Lemon Juice – – Add to above – Salt to Taste – Toss

Garnish –   Chopped Green chillies – Fresh Coriander

Drizzle –  Pop Tsp Mustard  in hot Oil – Add to Salad

Recipe for Spicy Beans Sprout Salad with fresh pomegranate garnished with Chopped Green chillies and Fresh Coriander.

 

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Joy’s Pineapple Kugel for Passover

Mix – 4 eggs – ½ cup oil  – ½ cup sugar – 4 Tbs. potato starch – 1 Tbs. vanilla sugar – 1 tsp. baking powder  – Stir Well

Add – 1  – 20 oz. can crushed drained pineapple to  above  – Mix

Bake – Preheat  oven 350 F – Bake for +/- 40 mnts – until firm and lightly browned.

via Joy’s Pineapple Kugel for Passover — Bobbie’s Best Recipes

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Semolina Carrot Cake

Mix –  1/4 cup Yogurt – 1/2 tsp Baking soda –  5 mnts. –  1/2 cup sugar  – 1/2 cup Oil –   Whisk  well

Add – 3/4 cup  grated Carrot  – 1 tsp Vanilla extract  – Mix  – Add  1 cup Semolina- Pinch of salt – Mix well – Stir in 1/2 cup Milk-  1 tsp Vanilla extract   – Rest 15 mnts  – 1 tsp Baking powder

Bake – Preheated Oven 180° C  for +/- 35 mins

Recipe for Semolina Carrot Cake – A simple and easy dessert – eggless Sooji cake both  delicous and healthy perfect for Tea Time or Snack.

 

For recipe with full details and step by step pictures follow link below.

via Semolina Carrot Cake / Eggless Sooji Carrot Cake — At My Kitchen

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Spicy Cucumber Cups

Spicy cucumber cups

Cut  – 2-3  Cucumbers – 1.5 inch Pcs – Scoop insides pcs to form cups.

Mix  – 1 cup chopped  Nuts – Leftover  Chopped Cucumber pcs  –  Chamoy sauce to taste.

Serve – Fill cups with mixed nuts –  Twist of Lemon Juice.

Note – Use Chili Sauce instead of Chamoy Sauce.  Or fill with sweet corn instead of nuts.

Recipe for  Mexican  Cucumber Cups a Starter or  light summer appetizer to refresh from the Summer Heat.

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Pistachio Panna Cotta

Boil – 1 cup heavy cream – 1/4 cup  basil, chopped – 1/4 cup  pureed pistachios –
1/2 cup sugar  – simmer 5 mins –  cool  – Strain.

Heat  – 1/2 cup milk –  3 tsp. powdered gelatin –  2 min – Back on heat  -Simmer 2 mins.

Set – Pour in Mould – Refrigrate 3-4 hrs.

Recipe for Italian Panna Cotta with of a handful of ingredients that transcribe into a beautiful and silky dessert that’s hard to resist.

Full details

via Pistachio and Basil Panna Cotta | Recipe — The Food Fanatic

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Gözleme – Stuffed Turkish Flat Bread

Dough  – 2 1/2 cups  flour – 1/2 cup water – 1/2 cup yogurt – Form Dough

Filling – Spinach –  Lamb – Spices – cheese – herbs

Roll – Stuff – Fold Edges – Fry on Medium heat.

full details via Gözleme (lamb) — Wife of a Turkish Life

Recipe for Gozleme a traditional savoury Turkish flatbread or pastry filled with meat, spinach, feta milk or anything else you desire. To be honest the possibilities are endless. There are many variations of gözleme but as you know I always tend to put my own spin on recipes and create my own versions due to my taste, […]

 

 

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