Saturday, 15 August 2015

sail in pasta

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Ingredients
pasta                    2 cups
Coconut milk      3 cups
lemon grass       2 sticks chopped
Galangal             1 thumb size
Salt                      2 tbls +as required
Chicken               100 gram bite size pieces
Fish sauce           1 tbls
Thai red chilli       2-3
Lemon juice            2 tbls
Dry red chillies       3-4 soaked in warm water
Garlic cloves           3-4
Pepper corns          1/2tsp
zeera                         1tsp
Corriender seeds     1 tsp
onion                          1 chopped
Olive oil                      4 tbls
basil leaves              8-10
Lemon zest              1 tbls
Lemon leaves          4-5
chilli powder            1 tsp
Red.yelliw.green bell pepper     2-2tbls each .cut into triangular pieces
Baby corn              2 cut diagnaly
Broccoli                3-4 florets cut lengthwise
To garnish
Potato oval shaped      1 big
Tomato slice                  1
Tooth pick                       1
Method
Boil enough water in a big pan add 2 tbls salt when it starts boiling add 2 cups of pasta stir in between boil for 7-8 minutes check if done drain the water it should be slightly under cooked keep aside.
Heat a wok add 2 cups of coconut milk half of galangal and half of lemon grass cook for 2-3 minutes add chicken pieces cook till done add half of boiled pasta stir well add thai  red chilli .fish sauce 1 tbls lemon juice and lemon leaves cook a while and keep aside
Make paste of soaked red chillies.garlic zeera. Corriender. Galangal.lemon grass.little salt and little water and make smooth paste.
Heat oil add the paste sauté for 2-3 minutes add all the vegetables add some pasta water add 1 tsp red chilli powder and left over boiled pasta mix well add 1 cup coconut milk lemon zest and lemon juice and basil leaves mix well.
Boil the potato .peel it .cut into 2 halves length wise .scoop out and make space in between and fry it till golden.fix tomato slice with the help of tooth pick and fill it with pasta
For plating fill white pasta in a bowl and keep it up side down in the centre of the plate then keep red pasta around it .remove the bowl and keep the potato boat on the white pasta.and Sail in the pasta















Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Rose sandwich

Ingredients
Bread slice                  4
Paneer                         100gm  mashed
Rooh afza                     2 tbls
Nuts                               1tbls finely chopped
Method
Cut the corners of the slices with the help of katori
Mix paneer roohafza and nuts well.spread this mixture on two slices and keep the other slices above them garnish with roohafza and sugar balls
and serve.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Eggs with a twist

Ingredients
Eggs                       3 hard boiled
Mayonise              1 tbls
salt                         to taste
Tomato ketchup  1tsp
pepper powder    pinch
Pomegranate        1 tbls
mint leaves           few
Piping bag
Method
Cut the eggs into 2 pieces lengthwise
Remove yolk from them and mash it properly mix salt, pepper,mayonise, and ketchup  mix and make even paste .now fill this mixture in a piping bag and fill in the cavity of each egg garnish with pomegranate and mint leaves..

Monday, 25 May 2015

Mango chutney

Ingredients
Raw mango           1 cup grated
Sugar                      1 cup
Salt                          1 tsp
Red chilli  powder 1 tsp
Cumin powder       1 tsp
Asafoetida              1/4 tsp
Saunf powder         1 tsp
Method
Mix all the ingredients and micro for 5 minutes stir well and check if required again micro for 3-4 minutes .It will thicken when cool.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Thali peeth

Ingredients
Cucumber....................2 grated
Wheat flour..................4tbls
Gram flour                    4tbls
Green chilli....................1-2finely chopped
Corriender leaves         2 tbls chopped
Salt.................................to taste
Chilli powder............... 1/2 tsp
Oil    ................................to grease the pan
Method
Mix all the ingredients and make thick paste in cucumber water only don't add water adjust flours accordingly.Heat nonstick pan keep a ball of mixture in the centre and spread it with your hand only put some oil around it and cover it with a lid cook a while when cooked from one side turn it up side down again put some oil around it cook till golden brown.serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Fruit muffins (eggless)

Ingredients
Maida . ............. .....1 cup
Milk powder.............1/2 cup
Baking powder.........1/2 tsp
soda...........................1/4 tsp
salt............................1/4tsp
Mix and seize 4-5 times
ghee/oil/butter.............1/2 cup
grounded sugar.............1/2 cup
Milk.................................1cup or as required
Vanilla essence .............1/2tsp
cherry fruit.......................4tbls (put some maida on them and seive)
paper cups .....................10
method
Mix sugar and oil together now add milk and Maida mixture alternatively till you get dropping consistency now add vanilla essence and mix well
Keep the paper cups in muffin tray and fill them with the mixture sprinkle cherry fruits dusted with maida on the batter and keep in pre heated oven at 200c
for about 20 minutes check if done remove from the oven or if not done keep for some more time till they are done




Saturday, 25 April 2015

paneer delight

Ingredients
Paneer grated...............................1 cup
Coconut (raw) finely grated.........1 cup
Dry petha. grated..........................3/4 cup
Cardamom powder.......................1/2 tsp
Almond.cashewnuts finely chopped .. 2 tbls
Raisins.................................................to garnish
rooh afza. ............................................1tbls
Method
Mix all the ingredients properly  except raisins and give them round or oval shape .garnish with raisins