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Meat Puff

Meat Puff

Ingredients ¼ kg beef or lamb minced meat ½ cup finely chopped carrot ½ cup frozen green peas 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 tsp tomato paste 1 tsp red chilli powder or black pepper powder 2 finely chopped onion 2 tsp oil 1 packet readily available puff pastry sheets Directions: Heat oil in a […]

Spinach Rice

Spinach Rice

Ingredients 2 cups rice 1½ cup spinach 2 medium potatoes 1 medium tomato 1tsp cumin seeds 3 green chillies half tsp ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp ghee Directions Heat 2 tbsp ghee.  Add cumin, when they begin to change colour add tomato and sauté for a minute, add ginger garlic paste and green chillies. Add […]

Garlicky Ivy Gourd (Tendli)

Garlicky Ivy Gourd (Tendli)

This is a very simple way of preparing ivy gourd.  The same can be prepared by making it little spicy by adding little pepper/chilli powder.  But I like it this way. Ingredients ½ kg ivy gourd (tendli) 1 big pod garlic 3 dry chillies 2tsp olive oil/cooking oil salt Directions: Wash ivy gourd (tendli) and […]

Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

Ingredients: 1kg chicken (cleaned & cut into small pieces) ½ coconut grated 3 onions chopped 8 long dried red chilies 3 green chilies 8 cloves garlic 5 peppercorn 1 tsp cumin seeds 3tbsp coriander seeds ½tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp fenugreek seeds tamarind small piece 2tbsp ghee 1 sliced onion salt to taste 1 cup […]

Red Bean Salad

Red Bean Salad

1 can Kidney beans 1 red/yellow capsicum chopped 2 green spring onions 2tbsp parsley/ coriander leaves ½ cup sprouted moong or chic peas ½ cup baby corn 1 cup tomatoes 1 clove garlic minced 2tbsp lemon juice 1tbsp olive oil ½ tsp pepper Salt Rinse kidney beans under cold water.  Drain well. In a large […]

Chicken Stuffed Sausage

Chicken Stuffed Sausage

I had tasted this starter at my friend Violet Pais’ house a few years back and really liked it.  She gave me the recipe and ever since I have been preparing this starter.  My children have always enjoyed eating chicken stuffed sausage. Ingredients 500 gms minced Chicken 3 tsp Soya Sauce 5 green chillies finely […]

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