Homemade Crescent Bread Rolls

crescent

Mix – 1kg  Flour – 600ml lukewarm water – 100ml oil –  50g Fresh Yeast –  1tsp salt, 1-2 tbsp.  Sugar

Knead  – Sticky Dough – Rest +/- 2 hrs – Till Doubled

Divide – Oil Worktop – Gently Roll  – 16 Triangles  – Roll to Form Cresent – Rest 15 mnts – Egg wash

Bake – Preheat 185 deg C – Bake 35-40  mints till golden.

Enjoy with favorite filling.  A delicious recipe shared by my beautiful friend Gina.

Recipe for Soft homemade crescent rolls! Made with just a few simple ingredients. Eat them with a meal or as a delicious appetizer. 

 

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Squid Masala

Step 1

To make masala, heat oil in a pan.. Add onions and 10-12 curry leaves and saute for a minute. Add  1 tsp. ginger garlic paste and saute for a ½ minute

Step 2

Add 2 green chilies,and saute. Add 2 tsp. Chilli  – Pinch Turmeric , 2 chopped tomatoes and salt, mix and cook , add   200 g Squids rings

Step 3

Sprinkle little water, mix, cover and cook till fully done.

Step 4

Switch off heat, add pepper powder and garam masala.

Step 5

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with a lemon wedge.

 

via Squid masala🍽 — LIBARAH

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Parippu Thalichathu – Dal Fry Recipe

Parippu Thalichathu - Dal Fry Recipe

Cook – 1 Cup Toor Dal -Wash –  +/- 6  Cups Water  -Bring to the boil – Skim off any scum that rises to the surface.

Add – 2 Slit Green Chilli – 1 Chopped Onion chunks – Cook till just done

Saute – 1 tbsp.  Coconut Oil – 1 Chopped Onion pcs. – handful Curry leaves – 1 tsp. Salt –  till translucent – 1 tsp. Crushed Chilli Powder. – Stir +/- 1 mnt – low flame

Mix – Saute to Cooked Dal – Add water if needed –  Bring to Boil – Turn off Stove – Done

Serve with Rice or Naan.

Note :  Add more or less water as required.  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste.  Soak Dal for couple of hours to reduce cooking time.

This recipe brings back memories of my Dad who loved Dal and  cooked  various versions of Dal most evenings.   Appachan I have decided to make Dal most evening too.

Simple Delicious and Easy Dal fry-Kerala Style Parippu  Thalichathu Recipe with Toor or Tuur Dal. 

 

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Minty Meatballs

minty meatballs Lebenese Daoud Basha recipe

 

Mix  – 1/2 Kg ground meat – Shape to form Meat Balls.

Chop –  1 big Onion – 2 cloves Garlic – Handfull Mint Leaves -3 -4 Potatoes cubed

Saute –  1 tsp Oil – Fry Onion – garlic – Mint -1 mnt – 1 tsp Sweet Chilli (Paprika)  Stir well – 1 tbsp. Tomato Paste – 2 cups water – Bring to Boil – Salt to taste

Cook – Add meatballs to above – Boil – Add Potatoes – Low Flame – cook till done +/- 20 mnts – Turn off stove – Drizzle of Lemon Juice

Serve with Rice or Bread

A recipe inspired by Lebenese Daoud Basha –  Flavoured Meatballs in Tomato Sauce.  Easy to make delicious to eat.

 

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Papanasi – Romanian Cheese Doughnut

 

Papanasi Doughnut

 

Dough – Mix 300g self raising flour – 450g Crumbly Cottage Cheese – 2 eggs – Drop Vanilla –  Lemon Zest – rest 30 Mnts in Fridge.

Roll and Cut – Roll thick 2-3 cms – Cut  to make circles and rounds

Deep Fry –  Hot Oil – Medium flame  – Till Done – Drain on Paper Towel

Serve Hot  Papanasi topped with  Sour Cream and Jam.

Recipe for Traditional Romanian Fried Doughnuts Papanasi made with Cottage Cheese and Topped with Sour Cream and Jam.

 

This recipe was shared by my Romanian Friend Gina who is a queen of Desserts.  Thank you Gina for sharing.

 

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Warm Apple Cider Donuts

Mix –  1/4 cup apple cider -2 tbsp butter – 1 cup sugar – 1 egg – 2 cups AP flour- 1 tsp baking powder – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp cinnamon  – 1/4 cup milk – 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Roll  – 1/2″ thick –  refrigerate for 15-20 mnts. – Punch out donuts 2-3 inches wide.

Deep Fry – Hot Oil 60-90 seconds  each side – Sprinkle cinnamon sugar while still warm.

Full version of the Recipe follow link below.

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Pineapple Chicken — Finger licking Flavours

Marinate –  1 Kg Chicken – Juice 1 lemon – Salt  – Pepper – 2 tbsp Oil  – 1 hour – Grill till done.

Saute  – 1 Onion – 1 tsp. each Minced Garlic and Ginger – 2 Bell Pepper – 3/4 cup chopped Pineapplle – in Oil

Sauce-  Blend 1/4 cup Pineapple – 1/4 cup Orange juice  – 1 tsp. each Salt – Sugar and Chilli flakes – 1 tbsp. Corn Starch  add to Saute. Simmer 3-4 mnts.

Serve – Grilled Chicken with Sauce – Garnished with Coriander leaves.

For Detailed receipe with beautful pictures see link below.

via Pineapple Chicken — Finger licking Flavours

 

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Nadan Kerala Style Beef Cutlets

Recipe for South Indian Kerala style Beef Cutlets A Crunchy Snack with Salad

Microwave – 3-4  medium Potatoes – +/- 8 mnts. – Till Soft – Peel and Mash Roughly

Chop – 1 big Onion – 1″ pc Ginger – 2 Green Chilli – 3 cloves Garlic – handful Curry Leaves – Small Pcs.

Spices –  1 tsp. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp Pepper – 1/2 tsp Turmeric –  Powders Mixed

Cook – 1/2 Kg. Ground Beef – 1/4  cup Water – 1 tsp. Salt – Spices – Stir well – cook till Dry.

Add –  Chopped items – 1tsp. Oil (optional) –  Stir fry  – Low Flame – 5 mnts – Cool – Add Mashed Potatoes – Mix – Form Tight Balls – Even size – in Desired shape.

Fry –  Beat 1 Egg – Dip Cutlets – Roll in Bread Crumbs – Deep Fry both sides in Hot Oil.

Serve Delicious Beef Cutlets Hot with Tomato Sauce and Salad.

Note – Adjust Spices to taste.  Boil Potatoes instead of Microwave if preferred.

Recipe for South Indian Kerala style Beef Cutlets A Crunchy Snack Great as a Starter for Parties.  Easy to make Delicious to Eat.

 

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Christmas Fruit Cake

boiled Christmas Cake recipe

Preheat – Oven 165 Degree C

Boil – 2 cups Pineapple Juice – 2 Cups Sugar – 2 Cup raisins – 1tsp Salt- 1 tsp. Cinnamon – 1 tsp. Vanilla Flavoring – 2-3 mins  – turn Off Stove

Mix –  4 tsp. Cocoa Powder  – 4 Cups Flour – 2 tsp. Baking Soda –  1 Cup Chopped mixed nuts  – Stir in Boiled Mixture  – Combine well.

Bake – Pour in well lined baking Pan – +/- 50 mins – Till done.

Cool before cutting.

Delicious and Quick Boiled Christmas Fruit Cake ready to be Served

Note –  Use Mango Juice instead of Pineapple.   Use mixed Candied fruits  instead of raisins .   Use Brown sugar instead of white.

 

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Keema Mutter – Ground Meat and Peas Curry

Keema Matar Recipe

Crush – 1 Medium Onion – 2 inch Ginger pc.  – 6-7 Cloves Garlic –  Handful Curry Leaves

Spice – 1 tsp. Garam Masala – 1/2  tsp. Pepper – 1 tbsp. Coriander –  1 /2 tsp. Cumin -1/2 tsp. Turmeric – 1/2 tsp Chilli – 1 tsp. Salt – Spice Mix Powder

Chop –  3 tomatoes  – 1 Carrot  – Small Pcs.

Saute  – Pan – 2 tbsp. Oil -Heat –  Crushed items  – Stir fry 1 mnt – Add Spice Powder – Saute 1/2 mnt. – Add Chopped  – Fry 1 to 2 mnts.

Cook – Add 1/2 kg Ground Meat – Stir Fry 2 mnts – 1/2 cup Water – Bring to Boil – cover and cook – 10- 12 mnts  – Add  Peas – cook  +/- 5 mnts till Done

Garnish – Chopped Coriander Leaves or Parsley.

Serve  – Delicious Keema Curry with Rice or Naan and Raitha

Note :  Use Beef or Any Ground meat of choice.  Use Sweet Chilli Powder instead of Spicy and adjust Salt to taste.

Quick and easy Keema Matar Curry Recipe with Green Peas and Carrots.  Delicious Indian curry to serve with Steamed Basmathi Rice Or Naan Or  Pita Bread.

 

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