Month: June 2014

Sausages in a Blanket

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Ingredients:
2lb mince
Handful of coriander
Salt
Pepper
2 tsp garlic and ginger paste
4 tsp tandoori powder
2-3 tsp cumin powder
Green chillies to taste
1-2 onions (diced and water squeezed)

Method:
1. Put the mince in a blender for a few minutes. Then add the spices and further blend.
2. Take out the meat and make into sausage shapes.
3. Then place on a baking tray with a less than a few tbsp of boiling water.
4. Cook in a preheates oven for 15-20 mins. Leave to cool.
5. When cool wrap in puff pastry and now they are freezer suitable or bake fresh.

Falooda Dessert

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Ingredients:
6 cups of milk
1 1/4 tsp falooda/agar agar powder
1 tin carnation milk
1 tin condensed milk
Ice cream essence
Food colouring
Ground almonds & pistachios (optional)
Cardamom

Method:
1. In a sauce pan add milk and ghas powder. Once the milk is warm add carnation milk. Keep stirring and bring to a boil.
2. Then add condensed milk. Add colour of your choice and essence.
3. Set in individual bowls or one big bowl. Leave in the fridge until set.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Ayesha Kasu

Yoghurty Kebabs

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Ingredients (Kebab Tomatoe Gravy) :
5-10 sheesh kebabs (cooked & sliced)
Naan/pitta bread
Fresh red peppers diced
Chopped coriander
Parsley
1 onion sliced
1/2 chopped tomato tin (blended)
3/4 tsp coriander powder
3/4 tsp cumin powder
Salt to taste
Chilli powder to taste
Crushed ginger and garlic
Fresh green chillies to taste
Turmeric
Ground pepper

Method (Kebab Tomatoe Gravy):
1. Soften the onions on oil th en add all the spices, green chillies, garlic and ginger as well as the tomatoe tin.
2. Spread pieces of the bread onto the bottom of a dish and sprinkle over half the red peppers and herbs (parsley and coriander).
3. Spread half the warm tomatoe gravy over it and then arrange the kebabs on top. Then pour the other half of the gravy on top.

Ingredients (Yogurt Sauce):
1/4-1/2 cup of Greek yoghurt
Blended Garlic
Parsley
Salt

Method (Yogurt Sauce):
1. Combine all the ingredients together to form a smooth paste.
2. Add the other half of the parsley, coriander and peppers to the kebabs. Then pour this on top of the kebabs and gravy.

Ingredients (Butter Sauce):
1 tbsp melted butter
Chilli powder

1. Mix the butter sauce ingredients together and pour onto the kebabs, gravy and yogurt. Garnish with fresh chillies.image

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Ayesha Kasu

Battered Lamb Chops

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Ingredients:
500g chops
Crushed garlic and ginger
Crushed green chillies
Coriander powder
Cumin powder
Salt
Pepper
Red chilli powder
Oil
Flour seasoned w/ salt & pepper
Eggs seasoned w/ salt and green chillies

Method:
1. Marinate meat in the above ingredients overnight minus the eggs and flour.
2. Dip in seasoned flour then seasoned eggs and fry for 3-5 mins on each side.

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Enjoy x

Love From Foodie Zeynab Kalang

Oaty Melting Moments

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Ingredients:
6oz caster sugar
8oz softened butter
Couple of drops vanilla extract/flavouring
10oz self raising flour
4oz porridge (more if you want)
Glacé Cherries (optional topping)
2 egg yolks

Method:
1. Pre-heat oven and line baking trays.
2. Mix butter, sugar and egg yolks.
3. Then add vanilla; then add flour. Beat to a soft dough and roll it in to small balls.
4. Dip each ball into oats, flatten a little and add cherries as a topping. Then bake for 20 minutes until golden and brown.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Humairah Batan

Lamb Kebabs

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Ingredients:
1lb mince meat
1/2 lb diced onions
2 tsp cumim powder
2 tsp coriander power
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder to taste
Crushed green chillies to taste
1 tsp crushed ginger and garlic
1/2 bunch chopped coriander
2 handfuls gram flour
1 egg

Method:
1. Mix all the ingredients together minus the egg and flour and leave to marinate in the fridge overnight.
2. When ready to cook add the egg and gram flour and mix all together. Shape the mixture into burger sized shaped or into long kebabs shapes.
3. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Drain onto some kitchen roll and then wrap in foil to be baked in the oven for a little while.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Ayesha Kasu

Spaghetti Fry

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Ingredients:
500g spaghetti
2-3 tbsp spoon oil
Green chillies
1-2 tsp chillies
Black pepper
3 garlic cloves
Green, yellow and red pepper
200g mushrooms
Chopped coriander

Method:
1. Fry all the spices in oil.
2. Add the vegetables till cooked.
3. Add boiled spaghetti. Mix together and serve with chopped coriander.

Note: you can add any other vegetables you would like.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Zeynab Kalang

Khamri/Patoori

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Ingredients:
1 cup gram flour
1 cup yogurt
2 cups water
1/2 tsp tumeric
1/2 tsp hanchauro
1-2 tsp salt
1-2 tbsp oil

Method:
1. Mix the first three ingredients in blender.
2. Add the rest of the ingredient and mix with a spoon.
3. Microwave in intervals, mixing to ensure there are no lumps in between each heating; 2 mins – 2 mins – 2 mins – 1 min.
4. Smooth the mixture thinly on the back of metal trays with a metal spatula. Let it set for 10-15 mins. Then slice and roll.

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5. Fry in no oil sesame seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves and whole chillies. Sprinkle over the khamri with some chopped coriander.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Zeynab Kalang