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Pistachio Dumplings with Tropical Fruit Compote.

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Srilanka 





Ingredients:
  • 450 g (1 lb), dried or semi dried fruits like figs, paw paw, mango, apricots, apples, raisins a long strip of lemon rind and or any other preferred dried fruits.
  • 75 g (3 oz), granulated sugar, to taste
  • Dumplings   
  • 75 g (3 oz), Suet
  • 175 g (6 oz),Self Raising Flour, sifted
  • 50 g (2 oz),caster sugar
  • 1 medium    egg, separated a little cold water
  • 60 ml (4-5 Tbsp), ground or finely chopped pistachio nuts
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Garnish:
  • lemon geranium leaves or mint

Method:     
  1. Soak the f...

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Nab Vam (Hmong Tri-Colour Desert)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, December 9, 2010, In : Hmong 





Ingredients:
  • coconut milk (can, carton or fresh)
  • Crushed ice
Syrup:
  • 480 ml (2 cups) of sugar & 240 ml (1 cup) of water

For Green layer:
  • 85 gm (3 oz) agar agar powder
  • 480 ml (2 cups) of pandan extract
  • 240 ml (1 cup) of water

For Yellow layer:
  • 240 ml (1 cup) of dry yellow mung beans
  • 120 ml (½ cup) of sugar
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) tapioca starch
  • 120 ml (½ cup) coconut milk

For Red layer:
  • A few drops of red food coloring
  • 450 gm (16 oz) of water chestnuts
  • 480 ml (2 cups) of tapioca starch
Method:
  1. Soak yellow mung beans...

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Gulab Jamun (Indian Donuts)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, November 21, 2010, In : India 




Ingredients:
  • 240 ml (1 cup) milk powder
  • 60 ml(1/4 cup) All Purpose flour
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) room temperature whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • Pinch of baking soda
  • 420 ml (1 3/4 cup) sugar
  • 360 ml (1 1/2 cup) water
  • 2 coarsely grounded cardamom seeds
  • Oil for deep-frying


Method:
Syrup:
  1. In a large pan, add water, sugar, and ground cardamom seeds (for aroma) and bring it to boil.
  2. Keep stirring the syrup until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Keep the syrup aside and prepare the dumplings.

Dumplings:
  1. In a bowl, mix milk p...

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Khanom Mo-Ji ขนมโมจิ (Japanese Bean meal confection)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, October 25, 2010, In : Thailand 
 Thai Mo-Ji is often seen on the shelves of very "local" shops such as the Ma & Pop shops in local sois




Ingredients: (Filling)
  • 70 gms (2 ½ oz) Black and Red Soya Beans
  • 50 gms (1 ¾ oz) Sugar
  • 100 ml (~3 ½ fl oz or ~6 ½ Tbsp) Oil
Ingredients: (Coatings)
  • 100 gms (3 ½ oz) Wheat Flour ( Bleached Wheat Flour if Available )
  • 100 ml (~3 ½ fl oz or ~6 ½ Tbsp) Coconut Milk
  • 30 gms (1 oz) Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2-4 Drops Jasmin Flavour
  • 2-3 Drops Food Colouring

Method:
  1. Soak the beans overnight, then rinse them ...

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Durian Cream Custard

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, May 20, 2010, In : Malaysian (Malay) 




Ingredients
  • 50g mashed durian fruit
  • 300ml dairy cream
  • 125ml fresh milk
  • 75g castor sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks

Method:
  1. Combine the homogenised durian, cream, milk and sugar in a saucepan. Use a wooden spoon and stir over  low heat until the mixture is warm. Remove the saucepan from the heat.
  2. Whisk the eggs and egg yolks together.
  3. Pour the beaten eggs gradually into the warm milk mixture with constant mixing.
  4. Reheat saucepan over very low heat. Keep stirring until the mixture starts to thicken.
  5. Pour the m...

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Apom Balik

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, May 20, 2010, In : Malaysian (Malay) 


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Ingredients
  • 250g (1/2 lb)plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2½-3 tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 tsp fresh yeast (break up into fine granules)
  • 1 egg
  • 250ml (1 cup) water
  • 1 tsp *alkaline water

Filling:
  • 100g toasted peanuts, pounded finely
  • 75g coarse sugar
  • 1 small can cream-style sweet corn
  • 50g margarine

Method
  1. Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Add sugar, egg, yeast and water to mix. Beat the mixture well until it forms a smooth batter. Add alkaline water, mix, then cover and set aside for 40–50 minutes.
  2. Heat a griddle pan ...

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Tub-tim Krob

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, April 9, 2010, In : Thailand 







Tub-tim literally means ruby or pommegranate. Tub-tim grob is a desert that refers to pommegranate. There are three parts to this dessert, the red coated pommegrante piece, syrup and coconut milk.

Ingredients:
  • 10 to 15 pieces of canned or fresh water chestnuts
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) water     
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) tapioca or potato flour     
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) sugar     
  • 5 drops red food coloring or suitable amount of natural food colouring such as beet-root (red-beet) juice     
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) coconut milk
 
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