Coorg Style Pork Curry

Coorg_Style Pork Curry 1 tbsp              Pork 1 tbsp             Coriander powder 1 tsp               Cayenne powder ½ tsp              Turmeric powder 1 ½ lbs            Pork tenderloin cut in to bite size 1 ½ tsp           Cumin seeds 1 tsp               whole cloves 1 tsp               Black peppercorns ½ tsp              Mustard seeds 2                    Medium chopped onions…

The Wonders of Chocolates to Your Health

The Wonders of Chocolates to Your Health  Who doesn’t love a hot fudge sundae or a chocolate cake?  Everyone loves chocolates.  If you’re one of those people who have sweet tooth, you probably love chocolates.  People must have commented negatively on your constant craving for chocolates, especially because you do not just crave them, but…

Orange Saffron Pudding

Orange Saffron Pudding 2 cups milk, divided ½ tsp saffron threads 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp slivered almonds 1 tbsp raisins 1/3 cup cream of wheat cereal ¼ tsp crushed cardamom seeds 1 tsp grated orange rind ¾ grated orange rind ¾ cup granulated sugar ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1 can (10 oz/284…

Zucchini and Chicken Skillet

Zucchini and Chicken Skillet 2 medium zucchini, sliced 2 tablespoons shortening ½ cup tomatoes, drained 2 pounds chicken 1 can cream of celery soup Salt and pepper to taste In skillet brown chicken in shortening.  Pour off excess fat.  Add soup tomatoes and seasonings.  Cover.  Cook on low heat for 30 minutes.  Add zucchini.  Cook…

Mango Raita Recipe

  1 ripe mango 1 cup yogurt 1 tsp garam masala Vegetable oil Working over a bowl to catch any juices, peel the mango and dice floesh into ½ inch (1 cm) cubes.  Stir in yogurt. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with garam masala and a few drops of oil.  Let rest unrefrigerated for…

Lemon Pudding Cake

Serves 6  2 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel ¼ cup lemon juice 2/3 cup milk 1 cup sugar ¼ cup all-purpose ¼ teaspoon salt   Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; set aside.   Beat egg yolks.  Blend in lemon peel, juice and milk.  Add sugar, flour and…

Cinnamon Buns

In a large bowl, combine the following with a pastry blender until crumbly: 1 ½ cups white rice flour ½ cup tapioca flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup cold butter   In a measuring cup, beat slightly: 1 egg Add vanilla dairy free milk to measure 1 cup. Add your egg mixture…

Red Lentils With Onions (Tarka dal)

Red Lentils With Onions (Tarka dal) (4 to 6 servings)   1 ½ cups washed and drained red lentils 4 cups water 1 tsp ground turmeric 2 tbsp vegetable oil or ghee (clarified butter) 1 ½ cups finely chopped onion 1 tsp finely chopped garlic 1 tsp chopped green chilli 1 ½ tsp sea salt…

Black Pepper Rice With Cashews

Black Pepper Rice With Cashews Serves 8 2 cups extra long-grain white rice or basmati rice 2 tablespoons corn oil 4 to 6 curry leaves (optional) 1 dried red chilli pepper 2 teaspoons black mustard seeds 3 teaspoons urad dal 1 cup chopped yellow onion 2 teaspoon black Pepper and cumin powder 1 teaspoon salt…

Fish Cooked In Coconut Milk

Fish Cooked In Coconut Milk  3 tbsp ghee 1 tsp finely chopped green chilli 1 tsp finely chopped garlic 1 tbsp peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger 10 curry leaves (options) 1 ½ cup halved and thinly sliced onion 2 ½ cups coconut milk 1 ½ tsp ground turmeric fillets of white fish, cut into 2-inch…

Sweet Cresp with Coconut

Sweet Crepes with Coconut 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp sugar 3/4 milk 1 large egg ,lightly beaten 2 tbsp butter,melt 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut 1/4 tsp ground cardamom   Method: 1. In a bowl combine the dry ingredients  and add the milk, egg, melted butter , and 3/4…

Dosai

Dosai Serves 4-6   1 ½ cups (300g) uncooked long-grain rice ½ cup (220g) white lentils (urad dal) ½ teaspoon salt ½ onion, halved 1½ tablespoon oil    Place the rice and lentils into separate bowls, cover each with water and soak overnight.  Grind the rice and lentils separately in a blender or food processor,…

Lime and Coriander Chicken

    1.8Kg/4 lb chicken, skinned (or 2 small chickens) 2tbsps lime or lemon juice ½ tsp salt 2-3 fresh green chillies, very finely chopped 1 bunch freshly chopped coriander leaves (with roots and lower stems removed) ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 5 cm/2 inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 6 tbsps natural…

Marinated Grilled Prawns

    Prawn Shells are usually eaten in this recipe but shells can be removed before adding prawns to marinade, if preferred.  This recipe is not suitable to freeze or microwave.   1 Kg uncooked king prawns 1 medium onion, chopped ½ cup plain yogurt ½ teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon chilli powder 1 tablespoon…

Chive Scrambled Eggs with Brioche

Chive Scrambled Eggs with Brioche   4 eggsGenerous 1/3 cup light cream Salt and pepper 2 tbsp snipped fresh chives,      plus 4 whole fresh chives to garnish 2 tbsp butter 4 slices brioche loaf, lightly toasted  Method Break the eggs into a medium bowl and whisk gently with the cream.  Season to taste with salt…

Murghi Khuri

  (Variation) With coconut milk   ¼ chicken ¼ tsp red chillies ¼ tsp dhunia/jeero (coriander/cumin) 2 cups dahi (yoghurt) Milk from 1 coconut ¼ bunch dhunia 2 cloves of garlic ¼ tsp ginger/garlic 1 tsp salt to taste 2 small onions (grated) 2 tbsp fresh coconut 3 green chillies 2 tsp chana flour (gram)…

Sicilian Orange & Almond Cake

  4 eggs, separated 4 ½  oz superfine sugar, plus 2 tsp for the cream Finely grated peel and juice of 2 orange Finely grated peel and juice of 1 lemon 4½ oz self-rising flour ¾ cup light cream 1 tsp cinnamon 1 oz slivered almonds, toasted Confectioners’ sugar, to dust   Grease and line…

Bread Upma

 Bread Upma   Ingredients: 6 tablespoons 1 cup 1 big 1 teaspoon ½ teaspoon 4 6 2 tablespoons Bread slices cut fine Yoghurt beaten well Tomato (finely chopped) Mustard and cumin seeds ( each) Turmeric powder and chili powder Green chilies finely chopped Curry leaves Oil Note : add Salt to taste and finely chopped…

Bhoonji Khitchri

  2 cups rice 2 cups dhal (oil dhal also known as Toovar dhal) 2 pieces stick cinnamon 3 elachi (cardamom) A few whole cloves and peppers ½ tsp whole jeero (cumin) 1 small onion 2 tblsp ghee 2 tblsp oil 2 whole green chillies A few thick slices of tomato   Boil rice in…

Marbled Brownies

8 1-ounce squares semisweet chocolate 6 tablespoons butter 4 eggs 1 ½ cups sugar 1 cup flour ½ teaspoon slat 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup walnuts, chopped   For the plain Batter   4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 6 ounces cream cheese ½ cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons…