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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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Indian Curry Basic Gravy

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



This gravy may be used for any Indian dish calling for a gravy base. It can be supplemented or modifed easily.




Ingredients:
  • 1 tomato
  • 1onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch piece ginger
  • 4 dry red chillies ( seeds removed)
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) Yoghurt
  • Almonds 10
  • Cashews 10
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp. garam masala
  • salt
Method:

  1. Take all the dry ingredients  and grind to a powder.
  2. Heat oil in a non stick pan and add the powder and yogh...

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Macanese Almond Biscuits 澳門杏仁餅乾

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, April 22, 2010, In : Macau 


Ingredients:
  • 1 cup mung bean flour
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 5 - 6 tbsp lard/shortening
  • 1 tbsp water
  • A drop of Almond essence
  • Biscuit mould

Method:
  1. Mix mung bean flour and almond meal and microwave on high for 3 - 5 minutes, one minute at a time and stirring after every minute.  This is to dry out the flour and roast it for fragrance.
  2. The alternative is to spread the flours on a baking sheet in a moderate oven and move the contents evey 10 minutes for 30 min...

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Indian Apricot Chutney

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : India 




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Ingredients:
  • 360 gms (13 oz) Apricots (Khumani)
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Vinegar (Sirka)
  • 480 ml (2 cups) Water
  • 2 tsp Salt (Namak)
  • 1/2 level tsp Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi)
  • 2 big Cardamom (Elaichi Moti), crushed
  • 1/4 kg (9 oz) Sugar (Cheeni)
  • 2 tea-spoons long strips of ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 4 tea-spoons raisins
  • 8 blanched almonds

Method:
  1. Put apricots in boiling water till soft..
  2. Peel and mash the apricots
  3. Strain the pulp and wash the stones of apricots with one cup of water.
  4. Cook apricot pulp, gi...

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Indian Spicy Carrot Chutney

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : India 





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Ingredients:
    
  • 1/2 kilo (~1 lb) Carrot (Gajar)
  • 15 grams (~1/2 oz) Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi) (1/2 tsp)
  • 30 grams (~1 oz) fresh Ginger (Adrak) (2 tsps long strips)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Lasun)
  • 8 blanched Almonds (Badam), slit into halves
  • 60 grams (~2 oz) Raisins (Kishmish) (4 tsps)
  • 4 teaspoons Salt (Namak)
  • 360 grams (~13 oz) Sugar (Cheeni) (2 cups)
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed Cardamoms (Elaichi Moti)
  • 360 ml (1 1/2 cups) Vinegar (Sirka)
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Water

Method:
  1. Scrape and grate the carrots, chop ga...

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Indian Banana Chutney

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : India 





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Ingredients:

    
  • 6 Bananas (Kela), ripe
  • 3/4 cup Vinegar (Sirka)
  • 3 teaspoons Salt (Namak)
  • 1/8 teaspoon of Cinnamon (Dalchini) powder
  • 2 ground Cloves (Lavang)
  • 2 big cardamoms (Elaichi Moti)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi)
  • 1 1/2 cups of Sugar (Cheeni)
  • 4 teaspoons Raisins (Kishmish)
  • 4 teaspoons blanched Almond (Badam)

Method:
  1. Peel and chop bananas.
  2. Cook with vinegar to a pulp and then stir in sugar until it dissolves.
  3. Remove from the heat, mix raisins, halved almonds, salt, chili powder ...

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Indian Guava Chutney

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : India 



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Ingredients:
    
  • 250 grams Guava (Amrood)
  • 1 cup Vinegar (Sirka)
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 level teaspoon Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi)
  • 2 big Cardamoms (Elaichi Moti)
  • 180 grams Sugar (Cheeni) (1 1/4 cup)
  • 2 level teaspoons Salt (Namak)
  • 2 tsps Ginger (Adrak), cut into thin long strips
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Lasun)
  • 1 teaspoon Raisins (Kishmish)
  • 10 blanched Almonds (Badam)

Method:
  1. Peel the guavas, cut each into four pieces and remove the seeds.
  2. Cut into thin slices and cook with ginger, garlic and water.
  3. Add sugar, ...

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Indian Pumpkin Chutney

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : India 




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Ingredients:
    
  • 250 grams Bottlegourd (Lauki)
  • 1 cup Vinegar (Sirka)
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi)
  • 2 big Cardamoms (Elaichi Moti)
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar (Cheeni) (heaped)
  • 2 teaspoons long strips of Ginger (Adrak)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Lasun), chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Raisins (Kishmish)
  • 6 Almonds (Badam), blanched
  • 8 Dates (Khajoor), stoned
  • 3 teaspoons Salt (Namak)

Method:
  1. Scrape the pumpkin and grate it.
  2. Cook in water with garlic, ginger, dates till tender and dry.
  3. Add vinegar, sug...

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