SOYA-CHUNKS iN LusciousOpulentBlend

The flavour of this food is an opulent blended taste of peanut, ginger & curry leaves, which is different nevertheless delicious.

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The Recipe:

Quantity of soya mini chunks: One full big cup (about 100g);

Cook the soya-chunks according to the package instructions.

¤ In adequate quantity of warm peanut oil, sauté finely sliced pieces of 3 small onions, and add salt – according to preference of taste,

¤ Add finely mashed pieces of about 7 to 8 garlic cloves, finely sliced pieces of 1 medium tomato, pieces of 2 green chillies, finely sliced pieces of a handful of curry leaves, finely mashed pieces of a very big share of a ginger root and ½ tsp. of turmeric powder to the translucent onion blend,

¤ Add 3 cheese slices to the melted mixture, and add a glass of water to the mixture for a  saucy gravy,

¤ Merge the cooked warm soya mini chunks with the warm luscious mixture.

Serving size:  Approximately 4

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‘extremely-delicious’ Garbanzo Beans

The chickpea or chick pea is one of the earliest cultivated legumes; these seeds are also known as Bengal gram or garbanzo bean, as well as the Egyptian pea.

Chickpeas are exceptionally rich in protein content; in this recipe I have melded ‘Kabuli Chana’ with coconut meat and aagri masala – a rustic blend of spices from the Agri folks of Maharashtra, one of the ingredients in this masala is javitri (mace), this masala has a distinct lovely flavour.

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The Recipe:

Quantity of dry chickpeas: A generous handful

  • Soak the dry chickpeas in water for about 5 to 8 hours,
  • Cook the chickpeas in warm water until soft, and reserve the stock to use later for gravy.

 ¤ Sauté finely sliced pieces of one big onion in adequate amount of any mild-flavour vegetable oil,

¤ Add finely sliced pieces of 4 medium tomatoes and mashed pieces of about 10 garlic cloves to the translucent onion blend,

¤ Blend the mixture with ½ tsp. of turmeric powder, ½ tsp. of kashmiri chilli powder and 1 tsp. of aagri masala (or you can also opt to use any other garam masala of your preference) and salt – according to preference  of taste,

¤ Combine the melted flavoursome mixture with grated coconut meat from an entire small coconut,

¤ Sauté the mixture for few seconds before blending in the cooked chickpeas.

If you prefer the mixture in gravy state blend the warm  mixture with a glassful of warm chickpea stock.

Serving size: Approximately 4

Wishing You a Very Wonderful Day

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Simply Ginger CHICKEN WINGS

Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice for cooking; ginger also has a role in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

Ginger has an incomparable flavour that really does not require any other ingredient along with it to flavour food; here’s a recipe to indulge in this root vegetable’s flavour with chicken meat.

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Quantity: 12 pieces of chicken wings/chicken lollipop pieces

¤ Marinate the chicken pieces for at least 15 to 20 minutes in a marinade of:  2 eggs – whisked, very finely sliced pieces of a green chilli or more according to preference of flavour (these chillies are tiny and slender, with fresh pungent flavour), a very large portion of a ginger root – finely mashed, a pinch of turmeric powder, and salt according to preference of flavour.

¤ Coat these marinated pieces in a mixture of:  1 full teacup of wheat flour and ½ a teacup of semolina, a pinch of turmeric powder.

¤ Fry these pieces in a shallow pan with adequate quantity of warm, any mild-flavour, vegetable oil; in medium to low heat for less than 5 minutes.

Wishing You a Very Wonderful Day

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GREEN BEANS Recipes

Green beans are eaten around the world, therefore here are two recipes — the first recipe includes the use of ‘French beans or Common beans’ and the second the ‘Yardlong beans or Asparagus beans’.

Butter Khichdi with French Beans

¤ Khichdi has the perfect balance of basic nutrients necessary for energy, immunity and digestion, which is a preparation made from rice and lentils – along with French beans the preparation is enhanced with micro-nutrients, minerals and vitamins ( … and scoopful of butter makes it mouth-watering).

A magnetic recipe of Khichdi … Continue reading

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Masala Poha with Yardlong Beans

¤ Poha (Aval) is flattened rice. The thicknesses of these flakes vary between finely thin to nearly four times thicker than a normal rice grain – I have used the thicker variety for this recipe.

The Recipe … Continue reading

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The YUMMY Snack

Beets and carrots have a wide range of health benefits because of their nutritional content, for the filling of this sandwich I have used these two marvellous vegetables.

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The Recipe:

¤ In adequate quantity of warm, any mild-flavour, vegetable oil – sauté finely grated pieces of  3 medium beetroots  & 3 small orange carrots, add finely mashed pieces of about 7 to 8 garlic cloves to the mixture, and smidgen the mixture with salt – according to preference of taste, when the mixture is cooked add 4 cheese slices to melt in the warm mixture – this mixture with turn out creamy in texture, with a fine garlic taste.

¤ Spread the mixture evenly to a slice of bread covering the edges too and top it by another slice of bread, this mixture will be sufficient for all the slices of a 400g bread pack.

¤ Coat the sandwich in a mixture of – whisked eggs blended with a pinch of turmeric powder & salt, and pan-fry the sandwich on a non-stick skillet — brush the skillet with any warm, mild-flavour vegetable oil before frying the sandwich on both the sides for a few seconds.

Serving size: Approximately 4

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The FABULOUS Pulao

Food Facts:

  • Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, it is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop, its seeds and its leaves are common ingredients in dishes from South Asia.
  • Ghee is a class of clarified butter that originated from the Indian subcontinent; and is commonly used in South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines.
  • Basmati is a variety of long, slender-grained aromatic rice which is traditionally from the Indian subcontinent.

The flavour and the aroma of this pulao is fabulous essentially because of fenugreek greens and ghee (clarified butter/pure Desi Ghee/Cow Desi Ghee)

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The Recipe:

¤ Marinate ½ kg chevon/goatmeat (soft) pieces in ½ tsp. of turmeric powder, 1 tsp. of garam masala, and salt – according to preference of flavour.

¤ Quantity of rice: 2 cups of basmati rice;  cook the rice — pour the rice in a thick bottom , medium-size, handi  or saucepan; rinse the rice for about 2 – 3 times, then immerse rice in water – filled almost up to the utensil’s  brim,  add a tsp. of salt, keep the rice for cooking in medium heat, when a thick layer of cooked rice floats on top  – switch-off  the stove, and  completely drain the water, reheat the cooked rice at low-heat for about 1 – 2 seconds, and cover the utensil for few minutes.

¤ In a karahi or wok, with the warm blend of 1 full tbsp. of ghee (clarified butter) & a little quantity of any mild-flavour vegetable oil — sauté mashed pieces of an entire garlic bulb, when the garlic husk turns a tad brown in colour – add finely sliced pieces of 4 medium red-ripe tomatoes, add pieces of 3 or more guntur chillies – according to preference of taste,

Combine the marinated chevon/goatmeat pieces and sliced pieces of a generous handful of fenugreek greens with the melted mixture,

Cook the mixture until the meat pieces turns tender in the thick gravy.

¤ To layer: On a very thick layer of warm cooked rice at the bottom of a medium-size, handi  or saucepan – evenly spread the warm meat and the gravy to layer the cooked rice, again add a thick layer of rice to top with meat and gravy, and repeat the same the third time too; cover the utensil for some time for the rice to soak up the flavour of the meat gravy.

Serving size: Approximately 3 – 4

Wishing You a Very Wonderful Day

 

 

 

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