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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Aglio e Olio

Ingredients
Whole wheat thin spaghetti-a small bunch
(Cooked with little oil & salt)
Salt & Pepper to taste
Chopped garlic-3
Chopped ripe red chillies-2
Olive oil-2tsp
Dry parsley-1tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan fry the chillies & garlic till nice flavor comes out.Switch off the stove add the spaghetti,seasoning & parsley.Toss it well & serve it hot.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Simple Mushroom & Red Bell Pepper Fry

Ingredients
Mushroom (8oz pck)-1
Chopped red bell pepper(Capsicum)-1 small
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1
Salt to taste
Curry powder-1tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Curry leaves -to garnish
Oil-3tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan saute onion & curry leaves till light brown.Add the tomato,mushroom,bell pepper,ginger & garlic paste fry till raw small disappears.Add the dry masala powders,sprinkle very little water.Cover & cook till dry.Serve it with roti...

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Khara Buns / Savoury Buns

Ingredients
Maida/all purpose flour-1 cup
Wheat flour-1/2 cup
Dry yeast-1tbsp
Warm milk-1/4 cup + 1tbsp
Warm water-1/4 cup + 1tbsp
Olive oil-1/8 cup
Sugar-1/2 tbsp
Salt-3/4 tsp
Chopped garlic-1tbsp
Chopped coriander leaves-1 tbsp
Chilly flakes-1tbsp
Method
Mix the flours,chilly flakes,salt,garlic & coriander leaves in a wide bowl.Mix the sugar & yeast in warm milk & water,keep it for 5 minutes.Now pour this mixture into the flour,add oil & knead it to a soft dough.apply some oil on top of the dough,cover it with a wet cloth & leave it for 1 hour.Punch the raised dough.Form it into small balls & place it on a greased tray.Brush the top with some milk & sprinkle some sesame seeds(optional).Bake these buns at preheated oven for 12 minutes at 325 deg. or till done.Remove from oven & brush the warm buns with butter & serve.
Courtesy:Rakskitchen...

Monday, November 5, 2012

Badam/Almond Burfi In Microwave

Ingredients
Badam/Almonds-1/2 cup
(soak it in hot water for 30 minutes,then remove the skin)
Milk-3/4 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Saffron-little
Ghee-3tsp
(add 1 or 2 tsp of ghee to your burfi, if you think its getting dry)
Method
Grind badam with milk to a smooth paste.Pour this in a microwave safe bowl,add the sugar &saffron.Cook this mixture in microwave for total 13 minutes.For every 2 minutes remove,mix & keep it again.After 10 minutes,(for remaining 3 minutes)remove the bowl add 1tsp of ghee mix & cook again & remove it for every 1 minute & mix (3 times).The mixture will look like a soft dough.Grease a plate spread this evenly,cut it while still warm....

Note: Each microwave power is different,the time of cooking may vary.