Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Shami Kebab



Shami Kebab

Shami kebab can be served as an appetizer or as a snack. It dates back to the Mughal era and was considered to be part of the royal menu.  It is delightful with a soft melt in mouth texture and is equally tasty. It is made with minced mutton and split chick peas. These patties are pan fried and served with mint chutney.

Ingredients
Mutton- 1 lb
Chana dal- 1/2 cup
Ginger garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Green chilly paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Onion- 1 small
Mint leaves chopped- 2 tbs
Coriander leaves - 1 hand full
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tbs
Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Meat masala- 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice- 1/2

Whole spices- Black cardomom-2,green cardamom- 4,Clove- 3
Cinnamon stick- 2 pieces, Bay leaves- 2 ( Make a potli /pouch using a muslin cloth)
Oil for frying
Salt to taste


Cook chana dal till soft and drain off the excess water.
Pressure cook  meat along with the ginger garlic paste, green chilly paste,salt and 1/2 cup water. Make sure the meat is soft and all the water evaporates.
When it cools down remove the spice pouch. Add the cooked meat, cooked chana dal, chopped onions, mint leaves coriander leaves,spice powders and juice of half lemon into a food processor. Grind the meat till it is smooth with no visible meat chunks. Divide the mixture into small lemon sized ball and flatten into patties. Let it chill in the refrigerator for two hours. Heat three to four tsp oil in a frying pan. Shallow fry till both sides are golden brown.
Serve warm with mint coriander chutney.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mexican Tomato Fried Rice



Mexican Tomato Fried Rice

Fried rice is an easy and tasty way to use left over rice and vegetables. This is a Mexican inspired tangy and yummy tomato fried rice.  I have used both tomato puree and tomato sauce for this recipe. Try this simple recipe,you will surely love it.

Ingredients
Cooked rice- 3 cup
(cook with chicken broth)
Tomato puree- 3/4 cup
Chopped onion- 1 medium
Minced garlic- 2 cloves
Sweet pepper or bell pepper chopped- 1/2 cup
Paprika- 1/4 tsp
Grated carrot- 3/4 cup
Tomato paste- 2 tbs
Jalapenos -  2 chopped
Oregano and thyme- a pinch
Chopped parsley, rosemary - 2 tbs
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste



Heat oil in a pan and saute onions and garlic for two minutes.
Add tomato puree and paste and allow it to cook and reduce. Season with salt and pepper and stir occasionally.
 Add the paprika powder,chopped pepper, jalapenos and grated carrots and stir fry for 2 minutes.
 Add cooked rice, chopped herbs and mix well. Stir fry for one more minute.


Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!

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