Friday, March 27, 2015

SPICY FRUITY RAITA/CURD


INGREDIENTS:
1) 2 Cups Curd/Yogurt
2) 1/2 Cup Chopped Apple
3) 1/2 Cup Chopped Grapes
4) 1 Teaspoon Red Chilly Flakes
5) 1 Teaspoon Green Chilly
6) Salt to taste
7) Black pepper to taste

PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Finely chop the green chilly and keep aside
* In a bowl whisk the curd to form a smooth paste
* Add in chopped apples and grapes
* Add salt, pepper, red chilly flakes and green chilly
* Mix and serve chilled with pulav, parathas, or as a dip


Thursday, March 12, 2015

BEANS AND BREAD GREEN SALAD



INGREDIENTS:
1) 4 Cups Mixed salad leaves
2) 1/2 Cup baked beans without sauce
3) 1/2 Cup Grapes
4) 1/2 Cup crumbled paneer
5) Salt to taste
6) Pepper to taste
7) 1/2 Cups Bread Crumbs
8) Few roasted peanuts
9) 1 Teaspoon lemon juice

PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Wash the salad leaves and keep aside to drain excess water
* These leaves are baby spinach, chard, rocket, and tatsoi
* Cut the grapes into halves and keep it in a bowl
* Add peanuts, baked beans, bread crumbs to grapes
* Add in leaves, crumbled pander, salt and pepper
* Mix well and finally sprinkle lemon juice


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

LEMON GARLIC CHICKEN



INGREDIENTS:
1) 6 Chicken drumsticks
2) 5-6 Garlic cloves
3) 1-2 Cloves/Long
4) 1 Lemon
5) 2 Tablespoon Curd
6) Salt to taste
7) Black pepper to taste
8) 1 Teaspoon Red Chilly Flakes
9) 1/2 Cup Spring Onions
10) 1/2 Cup Orange juice

PREPARATION TIME: 1 Hour

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Wash the chicken and make slits on it
* In a bowl put chicken and add curd
* Add grated garlic and rub it on chicken
* Add salt, black pepper, chilly flakes and long
* Mix properly and keep the marinated chicken for 30 minutes
* In a wok, add the drumsticks and lemon
* Let it cook in curd, if needed add a little water
* Cook covered so that the chicken cooks in its own juices
* When done, take out the chicken drumsticks in a bowl
* You can serve as it is as a snack
* To make curry or gravy, add orange juice in the wok
* All the left over things get mixed up with juice
* Give it a boil and curry is done. Pour over the chicken
* Serve hot with rice and garnish with spring onions


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