Thai Fish Cake

Thai Shrimp cakes Recipe

Chop – 1/2 Cup Long green beans  – Handful  Thai Basil Leaves

Blend – 500 g  white Fish –tbsp. Thai Curry Paste – 2 tsp fish sauce – 1 tsp Rice Vinigar – 1 Tbsp. Coconut Flakes   – 1 egg  – 1 tsp Cornflour (optional)

Mix  – Fish Paste – Chopped items

Fry –  1 tbsp Mix  – Flatten to Form Patties – Shallow fry  – low Flame – Both sides – Till Done.

Use Red or Yellow Thai Curry Paste. Adjust quantity to taste. Serve with  Chilli Sauce. Enjoy!!

Recipe for Asian Thai Fish Cake with  Long beans and Coconut Flakes served with sweet chili sauce.

A popular Thai Snack wonderfully delicious and Yummy  you just can’t get enough of it.

 

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Kaddu Ka Saag – Creamy Lentil Spinach

Kaddu Ka Saag - Creamy Lentil with Pumpkin leaves

Boil – 1/2 Cup Yellow Lentils (toor Dal) – 1 tsp.  Turmeric Powder –  Until – cooked

Saute – 1 tsp. Oil – 1 knob butter –  1 tsp. each Mustard seeds – cumin – 1 chopped Onion -2 cloves Garlic –  2 green chillies  till translucent.  Add 1 tomato  and cook 3- 4 minutes.

Add – to above – Chopped Young Pumpkin leaves and flowers (4 -5 cups) – salt to taste –  bring to boil – Add Cooked lentils –  boil for 2 mins – Done.

Enjoy with Rice or Naan

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste. Use Spinach instead of  Pumpkin / Squash  Leaves.

Easy Vegetarian recipe with Indian Spices combined with  Creamy Lentils and Spinach of Choice.

 

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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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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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