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Katen Joshi (Burmese Lentil Soup)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, February 15, 2010, In : Myanmar 

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  • 480 ml (2 cups) red lentils
  • 1440 ml (6 cups) water
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) cilantro, chopped
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) Chinese celery, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 hot green chillies, finely sliced and soaked in white vinegar and pickled for a min of an hour.
  • 2 cups chopped sweet onions, cooked slowly in 1/3 cup peanut oil until dark and caramelised.
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and grated and cooked in an inch of hot oil until crisp and golden brown, then drained on paper towels.
  • 2 cups bread cubes...

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Tikea Kabab

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

               Sharma Kababs

Seekh Kababs

  • 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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Dal Bhat (Lentil Soup & Boiled Rice)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, December 27, 2009, In : Nepal 

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3 cups of water
1 cup red lentils
1 Tbs. peeled minced fresh ginger
1 tsp. seeded, chopped fresh green chili
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 tamarind concentrate
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1/4 black mustard seed
1/2 five-spice


Bring water to boil in pan over medium heat. Add lentils. Reduce heat and simmer covered until lentils are tender, about 15 minutes. They should break easily when pressed between thumbs and index fingers. Remove from heat.
Puree this mixture with ginger and green ...
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