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Piyaju (Onion Fritters)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Bangladesh 




The Holy Month of Ramadan is a period to experience in Muslim countries and communities. The peace is tangible, the relaxed lay-back atmosphere is warm and friendly. In KL I remember watching a mother taking her young child presumably shopping downtown. At lunch time she took this little fellow to Mc Donalds I presume because no muslim restaurants were open at this time of day. The child pawed his way through the meal slowly and I looked at his mother thinking what self control she must have...
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Beguni (Aubergine Fritters)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Bangladesh 





Ingredients:
  • Aubergine, 1
  • Chick-Pea Flour, 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Poppy Seeds, ½ teaspoon
  • Onion Seeds ,½ teaspoon
  • Cooking oil, 1½ cups   
Method:
  1. Pour flour into a large bowl* .
  2. Mix with water to make a batter of relatively thick consistency, suitable for coating fritters.
  3. Add the poppy seeds, onion seeds and salt and whip batter well until bubbles appear on the surface of the batter. Set aside 30 minutes.
  4. Slice the aubergine into thin rounds and dip the pieces in the batter, immediately transfer...

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Bengali Channa

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, In : Bangladesh 






Ingredients
  • Bengali Channa (Black gram) 250 gm (~½ lb)  soaked overnight with 2 teaspoon of baking soda,
  • Garlic crushed, 1 small pod
  • Ginger crushed, 5 cm (2 in) piece
  • Onion  chopped, 2 medium size
  • Tomatoes, chopped 2 medium size
  • Tamarind, 25 g (~1 oz) soaked in water (Remove seeds and fibrous material)
  • Lemon juice, for garnish 2-3  teaspoon
  • Green coriander leaves/Mint leaves, a few  for garnish
  • Tomotoes/onion, 1 each small size  finely chopped for garnish
  • Green chillies, chopped  for garnish
  • Oil, 2-...

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Yogurt Soup

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, December 10, 2010, In : Bangladesh 





Ingredients:
  • 60 ml (¼cup) rice
  • 1.25 litres (5 cups) of water or Chicken Stock
  • 480 ml (2 cups) of plain yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp dried mint or tarragon
  • 1 tsp salt

Method:
  1. Boil rice in 5 cups of water with salt until (very) soft.
  2. In a bowl, beat the egg and flour well, and then add yogurt and mix. With 1-2 tbsp water lighten up this mixture.
  3. Put the yogurt mix in a pot and start cooking on very low. (It’s important that you start with low heat, otherwise yogurt will curdle).  Cook ...

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Fruity Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, December 10, 2010, In : Bangladesh 







Ingredients:

the Salad:
  • 170 gm (6 oz) mixed baby salad greens
  • mesclun,
  • sliced cucumber,
  • tomato wedges,
  • sliced carrot
  • capsicum
  • 240 ml (1 cup) seasonal fruit cut
the Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup Pomegranate Juice (available in middle eastern section of supermarket)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or a mixed EVO with balsamic vinegar and lemon
Method:
  1. Toss together all salad ingredients in large bowl. Arrange on a salad plate.
  2. Whisk together pomegranate ...

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Baked Mutton in Claypot

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, December 10, 2010, In : Bangladesh 





Ingredients:
  • Bone in Mutton 2 kg ( 4½ lb) cut into 8 pieces
  • Oil 240 ml (1 Cup)
  • Butter 2 Tablespoon
  • Chopped Onion  480 ml (2 Cup)
  • White Pepper Powder ½ teaspoon
  • Salt  to taste
  • Tomato Paste 240 ml (1 Cup)
  • Almond Paste 120 ml (½ Cup)
  • Pistachio Paste 120 ml (½ Cup)
  • Red Chilli Powder 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder 1teaspoon
  • Cardamom Powder ½ teaspoon
  • Cumin Powder 1tTeaspoon
  • Water  5 litres (5 quarts)
Method:
  1. Heat the oil in a pot and put chopped onion, garlic and stir until brown.
  2. Add tomato paste, turmeric, red...

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Chicken Paneer Paratha

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, December 10, 2010, In : Bangladesh 






Ingredients:
  • 480 gm (4 Cups) Whole-grain wheat flour
  • 2 Tablespoon Ghee/vegetable oil                              
  • 300 ml (1¼ Cup) Water                                                
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup Boneless boiled chicken (shredded)
  • ½ cup Onion sliced
  • ½ cup Julienne cut vegetables
  • ½ cup Cottage cheese (paneer)
Method;
  1. Place a chicken in a pot of water, breast side up. Add enough water to immerse the chicken.
  2. Bring to the boil for 15 minutes. Skim off any scum floating on the surface ...

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Sun-dried Cauliflower Pilaf

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, October 24, 2010, In : Bangladesh 
Sun dried cauliflower: An extremely pungent ingredient!






Preparation of Sun-dried Cauliflower:
  1. Take the florets of fresh cauliflower, string them with a thread and hang them up to dry. Within a few days, the cauliflowers shrink – like flowers, and look a few shades darker.
  2. This cauliflower string is left in the sun for at least 7 days, until dessicated. This we bag, safely away from all moisture.
  3. When ready to eat, take a handful, remove the thread gently, rinse and boil these in lightly salt...

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Mochar (Banana Flower) Ghanto

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, October 24, 2010, In : Bangladesh 






Ingredients:
  • 1 Banana Flower
  • 1 cup raw ground coconut (available frozen section of Asian grocery stores)
  • 1 cup milk
  • Spice mix  – Ground together seeds from 3  green cardamom pods, 5 cloves and a 2.5 cm (1 in) piece of Ceylon “True” cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp mustard oil
  • 3 (Indian) Bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp garlic-ginger paste
  • 1 potato, skinned and chopped in 1 cm blocks
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method:
  1. Peel the purple layers of t...

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Gobi Manchurian (Spicy Battered Cauliflower)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, September 16, 2010, In : Bangladesh 





Ingredients
  • 1 small Cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp green chilli paste
  • 1/2 bunch coriander leaves, chopped finely
  • A pinch of saffron (or red coloring), dissolved in milk
  • 2-3 green onions (scallions), chopped finely
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of cornflour , dissolved in water
  • 1 tablespoon chapati atta(wheat flour)
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of cornf...

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Green Banana Curry

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, In : Bangladesh 






Ingredients:
2 potatoes, peeled, cubed and cooked 15 minutes
4 green bananas, peeled and sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp turmeric
2 green chillies, chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
6 cardamom pods, split open and use seed
1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
2 Tbsp lemon juice
    
Method:
Bring some water to the boil with the turmeric. Cook the banana slices 3 minutes in this water.
Fry the onions and the chillies 3 minutes,
Add the bananas and the potatoes and stir fry 3 minutes more. Stir in the cumin, cardamom, cinnam...
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Potato Roll (Alu Chop)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, In : Bangladesh 



Ingredients:
  • 3 Potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 Tomatoes, in cubes
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 200 gm Green Peas
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Piece of Ginger, chopped very fine
  • 2 Chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 White Bread, sliced without crust

Method:
  1. Fry the onions, the garlic and the chillies for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the potatoes and fry 3 minutes more.
  3. Add the green peas, tomatoes, turmeric and ginger and 1/2 cup of water and simmer for fifteen minutes.
  4. Dip the slices of bread shortly in water and caref...

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Bengali Hot Lime Pickle

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : Bangladesh 



Ingredients:
  • 25 limes
  • 225 gm (8 oz) salt
  • 55 gm (2 oz) fenugreek powder
  • 55 gm (2 oz) mustard powder
  • 140 gm (5 oz) chilli powder
  • 15 gm (½ oz) turmeric
  • 600 ml (2 ½) cups mustard oil
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • 30 gm (1 oz) yellow mustard seeds, crushed

Method:
  1. Cut each lime into 8 pieces and remove the pips. Place the limes in a large sterilized jar or glass bowl.
  2. Add the salt and toss with the limes. Cover well and leave in a warm place for 1-2 weeks, until they become soft and dull brown in color.
  3. Mix toge...

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Bhindi Raita (Ladies Finger in Yoghurt Salad)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, June 13, 2010, In : Bangladesh 





Ingredients:

  • Sour Curd  225 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Bhindi/Ladies Finger  115 grams (4 oz)
  • Onion  10 grams (1/3 oz)
  • Green chillie  5 grams (1/6 oz)
  • Salt  15 grams (1/2 oz)
  • Roasted Cumin Powder  15 grams (1/2 oz)
  • Cooking Oil  15 ml (1 Tbsp)

Method:

  1. Add salt to sour curd and beat the curd well.
  2. Chop bhindi, green chilly, and onion.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chopped bhindi, green chilly, and onion till crisp.
  4. Add bean sour curd to the fried ingredients and mix well. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder and serve.
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Rosogolla (Rosewater Dumplings)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, In : Bangladesh 






Ingredients:
  • ½ Liter (1 pt) Milk
  • 2 tsp. Flour (maida)
  • ¼ tsp Lemon Juice
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Sugar
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Water
  • 4-5 drops Rosewater Essence

Methods:

  1. Heat milk in a pan and bring it to boil. Remove from heat.
  2. Add lemon juice. Stir slowly and gently until white curd forms on the surface and separates from whey. On straining this milk, the curd that is obtained is called "chaana".
  3. Wash chaana well under cold running water to remove the lemon juice and other soluble products and twist the cloth that wa...

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Apple Jalebis (Apple Fritters)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, In : Bangladesh 


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Ingredients:

  • 2 apples peeled, cored and sliced into thin rings
  • 180 ml (3/4  cup) all purpose flour (plain flour, maida)
  • 1/2  teaspoon dry yeast
  • 1/2  teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Oil to fry
For Syrup:
  • 300 ml (1 1/4 cup) sugar
  • 240 ml (1 cup) water
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4  teaspoon cardamom powder (optional)
For Garnish:
  • 1 tablespoon blanched and sliced pistachios or almonds

Method:

Batter:

  • Dissolve the yeast and sugar in 60 ml (¼ cup) warm water, and let it sit for about 5 minutes.
  • Mix the flour and...

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Chicken Dopiajoo

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, In : Bangladesh 

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Kg (~2 lbs) Chicken
  • 6 pods Garlic
  • 2.5 cm (1 in) piece Ginger
  • 1 tbsp (grated) Coconut
  • 5 Green Chili
  • 2 Small Cardamom
  • 2.5 cm (1 in) Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • a pinch Mace
  • a pinch Nutmeg powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) Milk
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder
  • 1 cut into small pieces Tomato
  • To taste Salt
  • 120 ml (1/2 Cup) Cooking Oil
  • 3 Large Onion
  • 2 Eggs
Methods:
  1. Take one  chicken, de-skin, wash and cut into 10 to 12 pieces. Hard boil 2 eggs and keep aside.
  2. Grind all ingredients from g...

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Mughlai Paratha

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, In : Bangladesh 


© Manzoorul Hassan
used with kind permission

Similar to Murtabak and a popular breakfast dish. The filling can be vegetarian (traditional) or a meat curry


Ingredients:
  • Refined flour (Maida): 1 cup
  • Eggs (Dim): 2
  • Ghee for frying
  • Salt

Method: ( the crepe)

  1. Sift the flour , add ½ teaspoon of salt to it, pour half-cup of water and knead into a soft dough. The correct consistency tends to have a sheen on the surface of the dough and feels very plastic and consistent. Corrections can be made with addition...

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Fuchka ফুচকা

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, February 5, 2010, In : Bangladesh 



This is called Panipuri in north India, Fuchka in east India and Golgappa in southern parts of India.


Ingredients:

  •  200 gm maida or refined wheat flour
  •  1 pinch baking powder
  •  Salt
  •  100 gm potato
  •  10 gm ripe tamarind
  •  2 green chillies
  •  2 teaspoonfuls of coriander  powder
  •  2 teaspoonfuls of chopped coriander leaves


Method:

The Fuchka
  1. Mix the baking powder with maida and a little water and knead tight dough
  2. Divide it to 20 parts and roll it flat
  3. Fry the dough to make hollow balls (this hollow ball of f...

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Parshey Mach Sarsher Jhal (Parshey Fish in Mustard Sauce)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, February 1, 2010, In : Bangladesh 

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Ingredients:

  • 100 gms (3 1/2 oz) Parshey fish (Mullet)
  • 1/2 tsp  Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp  Chilli powder
  • 2 Tbsp  Mustard paste
  • 6 Green chilli
  • 1 pinch  Black cumin seeds
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • 240 ml (1 cup)  Mustard oil

Method:

  1. Cut and clean fish, apply salt and turmeric powder,set aside for some time.
  2. Shallow fry the fish. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil, add black cumin seeds and 2 green chillies .
  4. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and 2 tablespoons of water.
  5. Stir for a while.
  6. Disperse mustard paste in ...

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Reshmi Kabab

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, January 7, 2010, In : Bangladesh 





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Ingredients:   
    
  • 1 Kg (~2 lb) boneless chicken
  • 4 medium sized onions
  • 5 cm (~2") ginger
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 1 bunch of coriander (cilantro) leaves
  • 1 tsp cummin (jeera) seeds
  • white pepper to taste (1 tsp.)
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 eggs
  • salt to taste
  • for garnish: lemon and spring onions
 
           
Method:
    
  1. Mince the chicken
  2. Grind all ingredients together except eggs and salt
  3. Mix in the eggs and salt
  4. Shape into sausages, put on skewers and cook over charcoal fire or in rotisserie till tender
  5. Garnis...

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Tikea Kabab

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, January 7, 2010, In : Bangladesh 



               Sharma Kababs




Seekh Kababs
   
           



Ingredients:   
  • 25 g  (1 oz) channa dhal, split              
  • 225 g (8 oz) fatless stewing steak          
  • 1 brown cardamom, ground
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped                    
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2.5 cm (1 inch) fresh ginger, chopped      
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper,
  • 1 large clove garlic, chopped                  
  • salt to taste                              
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • ghee or oil                                 
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masal...

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Coconut Dosa (Adsara Polo)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, In : Bangladesh 







Ingredients:


Rice – 240 ml (1 cup)
Fresh coconut meat chopped –  ~180 ml (3/4 cup)
{or desiccated coconut - 1/2 cup+1 tsp sugar}
Salt


Method:

Soak the raw rice for 2-3 hours or longer
Homogenise it with the coconut to a smooth batter.
Add salt to taste and water or coconut milk if required.

Place a dosa pan on the heat or a large griddle pan and make dosas on the oiled pan.
Cook dosas on both sides and serve hot with churna or cardamon syrup.

For the churna: Mix melted jaggery and desiccated coconu...
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Ishtoo (Potato Stew)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, In : Bangladesh 







Ingredients:
  • Potato – 3, boiled and mashed
  • Tomato – 1, chopped into small cubes
  • Ginger – 2.5 cm (1 in) piece, grated
  • Green chillies – 2, chopped lengthwise
  • Coconut cream – 360 ml (1 ½ cups)  coconut milk
  • Coconut milk - 180 ml (3/4 cup)
For the seasoning
  • Coconut oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Onion – 1,finely chopped
Method:
  1. In a pan, add the mashed potatoes, tomato, ginger and green chillies.
  2. Add the thin coconut milk and cook till the tomatoes are cooked.
  3. Add s...

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Meat Kalia

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, In : Bangladesh 





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Ingredients:


  • Meat 1 Kg  (2 lbs) Can use mutton, beef, chicken.or fish cutlets
  • Oil 120 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Onion paste 60 ml (1/4 cup)
  • Ginger paste 1 Tbsp
  • Garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Turmeric paste 2 tsp
  • Chili paste    1 tsp
  • Cumin paste 2 tsp
  • Coriander paste 2 tbsp
  • Ground pepper 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon    3x 2.5 cm (1") sticks
  • Cardamom 3
  • Bay leaves    1
  • Potatoes    1 lb


Method:
 
  1. Cut the meat into 1 inch cubes. Mix all the ingredients except poatoes with the meat and half of the oil.
  2. Cover the meat with an equal amount of water and c...

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Bangladeshi Curry Beef

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 6, 2010, In : Bangladesh 



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Ingredients:

  • 45 ml (3 Tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 green chillies, finely sliced
  • 2 g (1 tsp) fresh ginger - peeled, sliced, and ground into a paste
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 1/2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 g (1 tsp) ground cumin
  • 2 g (1 tsp) ground coriander
  • 2 g (1 tsp) ground turmeric
  • 3 g (1 tsp) garlic powder or 4 mashed cloves of garlic
  • 2 g (1 tsp) red chillie powder
  • 240 ml (1 cup) water
  • 1 Kg (~1 ½ lb) boneless beef chuck, cut into 2.5-4 cm (1-1/2 in) pieces


Method:

  1. Heat the oi...

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Dry Mutton Curry

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, December 26, 2009, In : Bangladesh 







Ingredients:

  • 1 kg (2 lb) diced mutton
  • 3 large onions
  • 1 pod garlic
  • 12 cm (5 in) piece ginger, peeled
  • Grind or homogenise onions, garlic and ginger into paste
  • 4 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 cloves
  • 1-3 cardamons
  • 2 anise florets
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp chillie powder (variable)
  • 3 fresh red chilies sliced (variable)
  • 5 tomatoes sliced
  • 6 shallots finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves finely chopped
  • salt to taste


Method:

  1. mix the meat with half of the ginger-garlic paste.
  2. Heat the pan with oil and ...

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Chicken Makhani

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, In : Bangladesh 




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Ingredients:

  • 1 kg (2 lbs) of (bony) chicken
  • 240 ml (1 cup) yogurt
  • 2.5 cm (1") piece of ginger
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) lime juice
  • 10 cm (4") stick of cinnamon
  • 8 cloves
  • 8 cardamoms
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1020 gm (2 1/4 lbs) tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. dried fenugreek leaves (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. white pepper powder (essential)
  • 30 ml (1 oz) cream (optional but recommended)
  • 450 gm (1 lb) butter. You can reduce this to 270 gm (10 oz) if 450 gm (1 lb) is too much.
  • Salt to taste if you use yellow butter, then sc...

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Fish Do-peAjA

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, In : Bangladesh 

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Ingredients:

  • Fish (preferably small, cut into small pieces) 240 ml (1 cup)
  • Sliced onions: 120 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Chilli powder/paste (red) 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder/paste 1 tsp
  • Onion paste 30 ml (2 tbsp)
  • Ginger paste 1/8 tsp
  • Pepper paste 1/4 tsp
  • Shredded  cilantro leaves ( amount personal pref)
  • Onion leaves 30 ml (2 tbsp)
  • Oil 80 ml (1/3 cup)
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Tomato  2 medium


Meyhod:

  1. Works best with small fish. You can use shrimp or any fresh-water fish cut into very small pieces.
  2. Heat the oil add all the powder/paste s...

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Bengali Spinach

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, In : Bangladesh 


 Ingredients:


  • frozen spinach, thawed  2 pkts (fresh if available)
  • 2.5 cm (1") cube of ginger, finely diced
  • dry red chilli - 3
  • Dash of Hing (Asafoetida)
  • Potatoes  4 medium
  • Dried fenugreek leaves
  • Fennel seeds
  • Salt to taste


Method:

  1. Cut the potatoes into small pieces, and then either lightly boil them or microwave them for about 8 min.
  2. Heat oil, preferably in a wok or kAdAi. To the hot oil, add ginger, hing, and fennel seeds. Add the spinach, and fry on a high flame.
  3. After about 5 min of frying, add salt, ...

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Shukto (Bengali stir fried vegetables)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, In : Bangladesh 



Ingredients

Plantain 1
radish/daikon 240 ml (1 cup)
Potato 1 medium
Eggplant 1 medium
Bittergourd 1 (slice thinly)
Mustard seeds 1-1/2 tbsp.
Fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp.
Poppy seeds 2 tbsp.
salt to taste 1 tbsp.


Directions:

Soak 1 tbsp. of each mustard seeds and poppy seeds in warm water.
Cut plantain, radish, potato and eggplant lengthwise 5 cm ( 2" long).
Heat 60 ml (1/4 cup) of oil in a wok. Fry the eggplant pieces, set aside. Fry the bittergourd slices, and set aside. In the remaining oil, roast 1/2 tsp...
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Chicken Curd Kebab

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 



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Ingredients


•    Boneless chicken slice 300 gm
•    Powdered pulse ½ cup
•    Sour curd ½ cup
•    Cheese slice ½ cup
•    Black pepper powder 1 tea spoon
•    Oil 1 tea spoon
•    Salt ½ tea spoon
•    bamboo or wooden single use skewers as required


Method:

1.    Marinate the chicken with powdered pulse, sour curd, cheese slice, black pepper powder and salt, keep it for 15-20         minutes.
2.    Skewer the slices on a stick (not more than 15 slices on one)
3.    Fry in a light ...
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Vegetable Roll

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 



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Ingredients:

•    tablespoon olive oil,
•    teaspoon olive oil, divided
•    ¼ teaspoon minced garlic
•    ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
•    1 cup packaged coleslaw mix
•    1 (3 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained and chopped
•    2 teaspoons salt, divided
•    1 teaspoon pepper
•    ¾ cup diced peeled, cored, seeded tomatoes
•    ¼ teaspoon cumin 1 (8 count) can refrigerated crescent dinner rolls fresh cilantro stems (optional)


Method:

1.    Sauté 1 tablespoons oil, garlic...
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Pua/Teler Pitha

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 


 
Ingredients


•    Rice powder 2 cup
•    Sugar 1 cup
•    Egg 1 piece
•    Water
•    Salt
•    Oil (to fry)


Method:

1.    Mix rice powder, sugar, egg, salt altogether with water (approximately 1 cup) to make curd.
2.    Bitter the curd very well.
3.    Put the pan on the burner and pour sufficient oil.
4.    When the oil is hot enough, take a big spoon of the curd and drop it carefully into the hot oil.
5.    When it cooks to a light cream colour, remove from the oil and serve  hot.
 
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Tikya Kabab

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 



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Ingredients:


•    1 oz (25 g) channa dhal, split
•    8 oz (225 g) fatless stewing steak
•    1 brown cardamom, ground
•    1/2 large onion, chopped
•    1 bay leaf
•    1 inch (2.5 cm) fresh ginger, chopped
•    1/4 teaspoon black pepper,
•    1 large clove garlic, chopped
•    salt to taste
•    1/2 teaspoon paprika
•    ghee or oil
•    1/2 teaspoon garam masala
•    1 egg yolk
•    1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander or parsley
•    Fine breadcrumbs


Method:

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Bhuna Khichuri

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 

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Ingredients:


  • Moog Daal 1 cup
  • Pulao Rice 4 cups
  • Frozen vegetables 2 cups
  • Onion 1 medium
  • Jalapeno or chilli 4
  • Ginger 3/4 tsp
  • Cumin 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Garlic 1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil 1/2 cup


Method:

1.    Take 1 cup of "moong" daal and 4 cups of "pulao" rice in a rice cooker.
2.    Wash the mixture and drain out excess water.
3.    Add 2 cups of fresh or previously-frozen mixed vegetable pieces (broccoli, cauliflower, sweet peas, long beans,                 carrot, corn  etc.).
4.    Add smal...

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Aloor Chop (Potato Patties)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 






Ingredients:
 
  • Mashed potatoes 1 cup
  • Onion (finely chopped) ½ cup
  • Coriander (finely chopped) ¼ cup
  • Green peas (boiled) ½ cup
  • Green chilies (finely chopped) 2
  • Few drops of lemon juice
  • Salt, red chilly powder, black pepper to taste
  • Corn flour 1 cup/ Toast biscuit powder


Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients (mashed potatoes, onion, coriander, green pea, green chili, lemon juice, salt, red chili powder, black pepper) except the corn flour, in a bowl.
  2. Make small patties and coat with the corn flour or toast biscui...

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Tomato Curry

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 29, 2009, In : Bangladesh 


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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg fresh tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 10-12 fresh curry leaves
  • 10-12 garlic cloves, slightly crushed
  • pinch of turmeric pwd
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder (adjust)
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp grated jaggery
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp oil


Method:

  1. Heat oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds and let them pop. Add the crushed garlic and curry leaves and toss them for 8-10 seconds.
  2. Add the onions and fry till translucent. Add the chilli pw...

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Saak-er Ghanto (Vegetarian Curry)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 22, 2009, In : Bangladesh 



Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
 A country headed for mass emigration due to global warming.
Her problems just seem to increase.



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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup diced eggplant
  • 1 cup diced pumpkin
  • ½ cup diced potato
  • ½ cup diced radish
  • 3 cups chopped spinach
  • ½ tsp *Panchforan
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard paste or powder
  • 1 red chili, halved
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
Method:

  1. Place chili and panchforan in heated oil. As the seeds brown, add in the potato and radish. Fry for about 2 ...

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