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Showing posts from July, 2011

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken is amazing gift to the world from the amazing state of Punjab. It serves as a great starter for a happening party or for the grill lovers its a easy breezy recipe. You can enjoy it inside, out doors, by the pool, on a camp site basically where ever your heart desires.
I guess that was little too much dramatization but some of it true :)
Ingredients: Chicken Legs : 15Curd: 15 TspChat Masala : to TasteCoriander Powder : 2 tspCumin Powder : 2tspGaram Masala Powder : 2tspGinger Garlic Paste: 2tspKastoori Methi : 2tspLemon Juice: 2tspOil: 2tspPepper Powder: 2tspRed Chilli Powder: 2tspSalt: 2tspTurmeric: 2tspRed Color: fe dropsCarrot : 2 large cut in chunksOnion: 1 latge cut in chunksProcedure: Clean and Cut 2 or 3 long slits on each piece of chicken. Apply salt ,chilli pdr and lime juice all over the chicken and keep aside for 15 minutes. Make marination with coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilies, kastoorimethi ,turmeric garam masala pdr red color to a smooth paste. Add …

Bhapa Mach

Eating fish can provide an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Fish is low-fat and is a good quality protein, filled with vitamins like riboflavin (Vitamin B2), which aids the body in the metabolism of amino acids, fatty acids, and carbohydrates and Vitamin D, which aids calcium absorption to help prevent osteoporosis. Fish is also rich in calcium and phosphorus and a great source of minerals, such as iron, zinc, potassium (a mineral needed for muscles, nerves, and fluid balance in the body), iodine, and magnesium.Fish is good choice for people with diabetes. The high protein supply aids in the regulation of blood sugar. Fish is a good low calorie, high protein choice to assist in weight loss.
And as I have already mentioned I love fish :)
Bhapa Mach is a renowned Bengali fish preparation, generally done with Hilsa as the base. Unfortunately I didn't have Hilsa at hand so tried this with Tilapia instead and it turned out pretty good.
Fish : 50…

Banana Bread (Eggless)

Banana is wonderfully sweet with firm and creamy flesh, prepackaged in its own yellow jacket and is available for harvest throughout the year.The banana plant grows 10 to 26 feet and belongs to the same family as the lily and the orchid. Like a neem tree all the parts of this wonderful tree is useful to us. Creamy, rich, and sweet, bananas are a favorite food for everyone from infants to elders. Sports enthusiasts appreciate the potassium-power delivered by this high energy fruit. Bananas are one of our best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function.There are various ways in which this wonderful fruit can become a part of our meal, like as a fruit, or cooking the raw banana, cooking the flower, the stem.....Like a lot of fruits it can be used to make a great cake. So here goes the recipe for a nice yummy eggless banana bread.Ingredients:Baking mix : 2 cupBanana: 2butter: 1 sticksugar: 1/2 cupCashew : broken 1tbspProcedure:In a …