Salted Banana Caramel Tarte

 

Salted Banana Caramel Tarte Tatin

Caramel – Melt 100g Brown Sugar  – 75g. Butter  – Low heat without Stirring – 4 – 6 mnts. — Spread Oven Proof dish.

Slice – 4 bananas – 2cm-thick slices –  arrange  circular pattern on Caramel –  sprinkle  a little sea salt.

Cover – Circular Puff Pastry – top of Banana slices – Tuck Edges around Slices

Bake – Preheated Oven – 25-30 mnts till done –  Cool 5 Mnts

Serve – Turn upside down on a plate  –  Sprinkle Dry Coconut Flakes

Total time to make 30 mnts.  Total time to eat 3 mnts.  Enjoy!!

Recipe for Yummy and  delicious Tarte Tatin inspired by French classic Dessert – Caramelized Banana on layers of Flaky, Buttery Puff Pastry, Garnished with Coconut Flakes.

 

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Palappam Or Appam / Coconut Rice Pancake

Appam - Rice Pancake

Blend – 2 cups Rice Powder – 1/2 cup Cooked Rice – 2 tbsp. Grated Coconut  – 1 cup Coconut Milk –  1  tsp. Salt – Smooth Consistancy – Batter

Mix – 1 tsp. Yeast – 1/4 Cup Water -1 tsp. Sugar –  15 mnts – till Frothing –  Mix to above

Ferment – Batter mixed with Yeast – Overnight.

Garnish – Chop – Bell Peppers – Mixed Colors – Small Pcs – Wash and Drain – 1 Cup (Optional Step).

Heat – Grease Pan – Pour Ladelful  Batter – Spread – thick middle – Thin Sides – Sprinkle  Garnish.

Cook – Close it with a lid and cook on low heat +/- 1 mnt – Done. Continue – with rest of Batter.

Serve – Appam with Spicy Vindaloo Or Chicken Korma or Stew or Egg Curry.  For sweeter version serve with Coconut milk and Sugar.

Note :  Adjust consistancy of Batter with more water or Rice powder as necessary.

Recipe for Kerala Indian Appam.   Pancakes with Crisp Lace Sides and Soft Centres.  Gluten Free and Vegan Pancake from India.

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Indian Kadai Paneer Recipe

Kadai Paneer Recipe

 

Marinate –  300 g Paneer Cubes – 1/2 Cup Yogurt – 1tsp. Salt – 1 tsp. Garam Masala – 1tsp. Ginger Paste – 1tsp. Red Chilli powder  –  20 mnts

Spices –  Dry Roast –  1 tsp. each  Coriander Seeds  – Cumin Seeds –  Fennel Seeds –  Pepper – Low flame till Aroma – turn off  Flame – Mix  2 tsp. Dry Methi Leaves 

Puree – 2 Ripe tomatoes  – Mix  2 tbsp Cream

Saute  – 1 tbsp. Butter –  1 Onion – 1 Green Bell Pepper  – Add Spices  – Add Puree – bring to Boil – Add Marinated Paneer – cook 2- 3 mnts.

Serve  – With Chapati or Naan or Paratha.

Note : Adjust Salt and Spices to taste.

Kadai (Wok) Paneer – Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and Capsicum  cooked in a spicy masala. Recipe for Delicious and  flavourful Paneer made by cooking Paneer and Bell peppers with fresh ground spices.

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Indian Tomato Soup – Rasam

Spices – Crush – 1 tsp. Pepper  – 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds – 6 Cloves Garlic  – 1 tsp. Turmeric – handful curry leaves.

Boil  – 4 tomatoes – 2tsp. Salt  – 1 inch Pc. Tamrind – 4 cups water 5  – 7 mnts

Saute – Heat 2 tsp. Oil  –  1/2 tsp. mustard – Crushed Spices –  1 mnt – Add to above

Garnish  – Coriander Leaves

Serve –  Hot with 1 tsp. Butter (optional) with rice or as Soup

Recipe for Simple Rasam  a South Indian Clear Soup  tangy and spicy with Pepper Turmeric Garlic and Cumin  either served as soup or paired with rice for main course.

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Coconut Rice Dumplings – Pidi Kozhukattai

Recipe from Kerala India - Coconut Dumplings or Pidi Kozhukattai with Coconut and Brown Sugar or Jaggery, Simple and Easy Gluten free Recipe for tea time.

Dough  –  Mix – 2 Cups Boiling water – 1 pinch Salt – – 1 Cup Rice Poweder  – 1 tsp. Ghee

Flavour –  Mix – 1 tsp. 1  Cardomon Powder   –  1 Cup grated Coconut –  3/4 Cup Brown Sugar.

Combine – Flavour to Dough and Mix Well.

Form – Fist Shaped Dumplings

Steam – Grease Steamer –  Steam 15-20 mnts till done.   Cool slightly and Serve.

Recipe from Kerala India – Coconut Dumplings or Pidi Kozhukattai with Coconut and Brown Sugar or Jaggery, Simple and Easy Gluten free Recipe for tea time or as a snack.

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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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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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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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