Gobi Manchuria/ Cauliflower manchuria

Friday, April 30, 2010

1 small sized cauliflower.
Washed and florets cuts into small pieces
Soak them in warm water with salt added.
Chillies cut into small diagnol pieces
onions 1 cut into small pieces
onions cut into thin, lengthwise pieces
capcicum thin lengthwise pieces( optional)
green onion cut into small diagnol cuts
Tomato Ketchup or tomatoes
soya sauce
white pepper
Red chillie paste
garlic and ginger minced
oil for deep fry
For batter:
All purpose flour 1 cup means
corn flour 2 tbsp or less
pepper powder

Heat oil on one stove in a frying pan.
On the other stove heat a spoon of oil and start frying the onions till they are soft add green chillies fry well
add minced ginger and garlic fry
add tomato ketup or tomatoes (tomatoes take more time)
add soya sauce, pepper powder, red chillie paste.
stir well or it will get burnt. add some water if necessary.
when the oil is heated well. Mix the batter with batter ingredients the batter should not be too thick or too liquid it should be medium where the coat on the floret should make a nice thin cover
immerse the floret into the batter and then into oil and fry till golden colour
take out place on a papper towel
Make sure that the mixture we made should be sufficient for all the florets
and mix well , add green onions, capcicum, shredded carrot, what not any vegitable you want.
Serve when it is hot.

Note: I did not keep the emasurements for sauce and flor because it depends on the size of the cauliflower.
the more the corn flour the more the crisp. Dont add toomuch it will spoil the dish.

Dates and peanuts laddu

Monday, April 26, 2010

Peanuts: 1 cup ( Rice Cup)
wet dates: 20 ( according to your taste)
You can also use any other dry nuts

Dry roast the peanuts on a slow flame till they are roasted equally and cooked.
Allow them to cool down

Now add them to mixer and blend into coarse powder
remove the powder and add Dates to the mixer and blend it
Now add the powder to the mixer and blend it they are done.
Make small balls with this mixture.
Tasty and healthy snack is ready .

Note: If the mixture is not binding to make ladoo powder more dates and mix with poder.

Ground Turkey Curry Indian Style

Sunday, April 18, 2010

2 pounds ground Turkey or Ground Chicken.

1 bunch Cilantro (washed and chopped)
Garam masala powder (optional) 1 spoon
Chillies (according to your taste buds) I used more than 15 small chillies (diced)
Onion big 2 ( diced)
Turmeric 2 pinches
red chillie powder 1 spoon (Optional)
Ginger and garlic paste 2 spoons or I tbl spoon
Whole Garam Masala:
7 Cloves
2 one inch Cinnamon
2 cardamom

1.Heat a wide pan with 2 spoons of oil
2.Fry the whole garam masala

3.Add onions and chillies fry till the onions are soft
Add ginger garlic paste and fry untill the raw smell goes

4.Now add some turmeric and fry
5.cut the ground chicken or turkey packs and add to the pan and mix well with onion mixture and close the lid

6.After 5-10 minutes remove the lid and mix it well and fry untill the water evaporated and meat is cooked well.

7.Add salt and garam masala and chilli pwd and fry well

8.Turn off the heat now add the chopped cillantro.

Serve with hot rice or roti or lettuce leaves.

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