Chicken Mince Skewers

Recipe of Chicken Skewers

Combine  – 500g Chicken Mince – 1/4 Cup Coriander leaves – 3-4 Garlic Chives or Spring Onions – 1 tsp Ginger paste – Salt – Pepper to Taste – 1 tsp Chilly Sauce

Skewers – Damp hands – Shape  mixture – long sausage shapes-  Thread onto skewers.

Grill – Skewers for 5 minutes  – each side – until chicken is cooked through and golden brown. Or in AirFryer +/- 10 Mnts

Serve – With Chilli Sauce and Salad of Choice.

Recipe for chicken mince skewers a perfect Starter  to Serve with a simple salad or some green vegetables.

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Fish in Mustard Sauce

Fish in Mustard Sauce Shorshe Illish 2

Marinate –  Fish –  Bite Size Pcs – 1/2 Kg – 1/2 tsp.  Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp. Salt  – 10 mnts

Chop – 1 Onion  – Slit – 3 Green Chillies

Saute – 1 tbsp. Oil –  Chopped items – 1 mnt –  – 2 tbsp. Dijon Mustard Paste – 1 tbsp. Tomato Paste – mix well – 1 cup Water – bring to Boil

Add  – Fish – Cook +/- 10 mnts till done. – Garnish Handful Coriander Leaves – Done

Serve with Steamed Rice.

Note : Adjust Salt and spices to taste.

Recipe for Fish inspired by Indian Bengali cuisine Shorshe Illish.

A Simple and easy version of  Traditional Bengali dish made with Sliced  Fish  slowly simmered in a thick broth of ground mustard seeds and green chili peppers and nigella Seeds  in mustard oil.

 

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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 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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INDIAN KERALA MEEN ACHAR

fish Pickle Indian Recipe

Wash – Clean – Cube – Fish  – Tuna 250 g.

Marinate – 1 tsp Pepper  – 1 tsp. Turmeric – 1 tsp Salt – 15 mnts – Deep Fry – in Oil   – in Batches – Drain

Crush – 2 inch Pch Ginger – 8 -10 cloves Garlic   – 3 Dates – 1 tsp. Salt

Saute – 1/2 Cup Hot Oil – 1/2 tsp. Mustard – 1/2 tsp – Fenugreek Seeds – Crushed items  – Handful Curry Leaves – Low Flame – 2 mnts – turn off stove.

Add – Hot Oil – 2 tbsp. Paprika  or Kashmir chilli Powder – Mix well – 2 tbsp. Apple Cider Viniger – 4 tbsp water – Bring to Boil – Add fried fish – Boil – 3 -4 mnts  – Done

Cool and Serve with Rice or Chapati.

Store in air tight Jar in the refrigerator for upto 2 weeks.

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to Taste.   Oven Fry Fish till dry if less oil preferred. Use fish boneless fish of choice.

Indian Recipe for Tasty fish Pickle – Kerala seafood delicacy to be enjoyed with Rice or Chapati.

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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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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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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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