Month: November 2008

Coriander Mint Sauce Recipe

Preparation time : 10 mins | Serves 5-6 persons Sauces are of many types, some of them are only used to give flavor in the food, while some are used as dip for any snack or meal and some sauces can be used for both purposes for example hot sauces like tomato ketchup, bbq sauce, pizza sauce etc. This recipe of sauce is usually served with meal or fried fish. Mostly this sauce has mint flavor, sugar and other spices. To make this recipe taste great, it is advised to only use fresh mint as well as fresh coriander. Ingredients: 1 bunch of mint leaves 1 bunch of coriander leaves 5-6 cloves of garlic ½ cup tamarind paste 4 tbspn sugar or as required 6 green chilies Cuisinart CSB-76 Smart Stick Hand Blender Taterpot Shorty by noted – Basil Mint Oregano – 3 Herb Plants Set Dips and Chutney Gift Set Procedure: 1. In a blender, put coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilies and garlic cloves with very little water in it and blend it so that all the ingredients blend completely. 2. Now add tamarind paste, sugar and pinch of salt in it and blend together to make a smooth paste. Servings: Put the sauce in a bowl and enjoy it with rice or any other...

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Greek Cabbage Salad

Preparation time (approx) : 5 mins | Serves 4-6 persons This Greek Cabbage Salad recipe is one of those healthy and nutritious salad recipes that I prepare very often. Its is very easy to make and main ingredients include cabbages, sweet red pepper, olives and garlic. This type of salads are usually rich in vegetable nutrition. The easy way to mix all the ingredients is by using a salad spinner but you can also mix it with your hands Ingredients:1 green cabbage (coarsely shredded)1 sweet red pepper (cut into julienne strips)1/2 cup olives (quartered)1/2 cup parsley (chopped)8 ounces feta cheese (crumbled)2 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 tspn salt2-3 grinds freshly ground black pepper from pepper mill1/4 cup vinegar2/3 cup vegetable oil1 tspn ground oregano Sunami Mixing / Serving Bowls, Set of 5, Red/White Yamazaki Bolo 2-Piece Salad Serve Set Eva Solo Drip-Free Dressing Shaker Procedure:1. In a bowl mix well minced garlic, salt, pepper, vinegar, oils, and oregano.2. Mix all the vegetable and cheese separately (cabbage, sweet red pepper, olives, parsley, feta cheese). You can add other vegetable as well like cucumber, red cabbage etc.3. Pour dressing on the vegetable mixture and mix well. Servings:Asian greek cabbage salad can be served as spicy meals like vegetable...

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Spinach Salad Recipe

Preparation time (approx) : 5 mins | Serves 4-6 persons Spinach is an iron rich vegetable with other high nutritional values as well. In order to preserve its all nutrients it is better to use it as uncooked salad otherwise extreme cooking results in loss of minerals and vitamins. The main ingredients of this salad are beans, carrots, spinach and mushrooms. Both beans and spinach are great source of iron and on the other hand carrots have lots of vitamin A and C. Mushroom acts as substitute for meat so this recipe is full of nutritional values. Ingredients:10 ounces fresh spinach (chopped)3 carrots (grated)15 ounces bean4 ounces mushrooms (sliced)1/2 cup sliced almonds (slightly toasted)4 ounces feta cheese (crumbled)3 tbspn lime juice3 tblpns white vinegar1 tblspn soy sauce1 tspn sugar1/4 cup canola oil1/2 tspn sesame Presto #02910 Electric Salad Shooter SoftWorks Salad Spinner Villeroy & Boch New Wave 9-3/4-Inch Salad Bowl Villeroy & Boch New Wave Salad/Serve Set Procedure:1. In a bowl mix spinach, carrots, mushrooms and beans.2. For dressing, in other bowl mix well vinegar, lime juice, soya sauce, canola and sesame oil.3. Pour the dressing on the vegetable mixture and mix.4. Garnish with feta cheese and almond slices. Servings:Spinach salad can be served with any...

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Vegetable Salad Recipe

Preparation time : 35mins | Serves 6 persons Salads are one of those food items which enhances the appearance of your dining table, if presented in those fancy looking salad bowls or trays and they also provide lots of vegetable nutrition.There are many health benefits associated with vegetable cooking but it is advised to only use fresh vegetables when making any kind of salad. Mostly salads are prepared by veggies and with some dip sauces but if we combine both main ingredients of salads with gelatin, the salad will get the shape of bowl and will look more attractive. A professional salad shooter can be used to cut all the veggies but if you do not have one you can use a knife for cutting. Ingredients: ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup cream 1 cup yogurt (drain out all the water from it) 3 tbspn carrot (copped) or as required 3 tbspn capsicum (copped) or as required Coriander leaves (copped) or as required 3-4 green chilies (copped) or as required 3 tbspn cabbage (copped) or as required Pinch of sugar or to taste Salt to taste Crushed Black pepper to taste (using a wooden pepper mill) 1 tbspn gelatin powder Good Seasons Salad Dressing & Recipe Mix, Asian Sesame, 1.2-Ounce Packets (Pack of 24) Heinz Salad Cream, 15-Ounce Squeeze Bottle (Pack of 6) AeroGarden Salad Chef and Herb Chef Seed...

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Chick Pea Salad

Preparation time : 15mins | Serve 4-6 persons This is a low fat salad since chick pea helps in reducing fats. Boiled chick peas are very healthy and are used in different foods like in potato curry, fried rice and in various types of salads. Salad no doubt is a healthy and attractive food item mostly prepared by fresh vegetables. By the addition of chick pea, it becomes more healthy and nutritious specially for youngsters. Ingredients: ½ cup onion (julienne) ½ cup tomato (cut in small square pieces) ½ cup cucumber (julienne) ½ cup cabbage (julienne) 3-4 green chilies (chopped) 1 cup chick peas (boiled) 3-4 tbspn olive oil Salt to taste 1 tspn black pepper 2-3 tbspn lemon juice Woven Rattan Rectangle Basket with White Ceramic Platter Liner 20″x15 3/4″ Hand Blown Glass Dice Large Salad Bowl 5.25″ H Good Seasons Salad Dressing & Recipe Mix, Garlic & Herb, 0.75-Ounce Packets (Pack of 24) Procedure: 1. Mix all the ingredients in the bowl and put in fridge for 30mins. 2. Delicious healthy salad is ready to serve. You can add vegetables of your own...

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Shrimp Pizza

Preparation time : 30mins | Serves 4 persons Pizzas have lots of flavor due to different variety of toppings used. Pizza toppings are not only made of chicken and vegetables but also made of beef, fish or shrimp. Pizza flavor mostly depends upon its topping so to make a perfect pizza , it is advised to choose fresh ingredients for its topping. In this recipe shrimps are used to give a different flavor to pizza so I call this shrimp pizza.Ingredients:250 gms shrimp½ cup onion (chopped)1 garlic bunch2 garlic cloves (copped)Salt to taste1 tspn black pepper1 tspn crushed red chili1 tbpn butter1 tspn oilPizza cheese as required Hamilton Beach 31199R Countertop 1.1-Cubic-Foot Convection Oven with Optional Rotisserie Fiesta 505 15-Inch Serving Platter Ener-G Foods Rice Pizza Shells, 10 inches, 12.7-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 5) All-Clad Pizza Baker/Stone Procedure:1. Wrap garlic bunch in a aluminum foil and put in oven for 5mins until it becomes tender completely.2. In a pan, put butter and oil tosauté chopped onion and garlic.3. Add prawns and salt and fry for 2-3mins.4. Now add seasonings; pepper, crushed red chili and baked garlic (remove garlic bunch from foil, separate the skin and use the tenderized cloves). Cook for 5mins.5. Now take pizza dough and spread it on the pizza pan, coat pizza sauce on it, put pizza cheese and fried prawns.6. Put the pizza in the...

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Quick Pizza Plus Dough Recipe

Preparation time : 30 mins (approx) | Serves 4 persons Pizza toppings are very easy to make since it depends mostly upon your taste so any thing that you prefer and in any quantity goes on top. In this recipe, main ingredients for pizza toppings include vegetables, cheese and pizza sauce. For making pizza dough, you can use different dough mixers available but the best tools available are your own hands so use them for preparing pizza dough. If you call this a vegetarian pizza then it will not be wrong since many veges are being used in this recipe. Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic (chopped) 1 onion (chopped) 1 tomato (chopped) 250 gms boneless chicken (small thin pieces; julienne) 4-5 green chillies (chopped) 1 tspn crushed black pepper Salt to taste 50g saffron Pizza Chees as required Lodge Pro Logic Pizza Pan All-Clad Pizza Baker/Stone Epicurean Cutting Surfaces 23-by-14-Inch Pizza Peel, Natural VillaWare PizzaGrill BBQ Pizza Maker Procedure: 1. Put 3 tbspn of oil in the pan and sauté garlic. 2. Add chicken and onion in it and fry till color of chicken changes to white. 3. Now add tomato, saffron, salt and pepper and mix. 4. Stir continuously on medium high heat and until all the water have been dried from it. 5. On the pizza dough spread pizza sauce first, then put the above filling on it...

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Potato Curry Recipe

Preparation time (approx) : 45 mins | Serves 10 persons Potatoes are very rich in starch and carbohydrates.The main reason behind its popularity is that it is cooked in variety of ways for example the chips (french fires) we eat at various fast food restaurants are made from it. It is also used in different meat curry and fried rice to give extra flavor. Potato curry is very common in the South Asia. It has awesome taste and is little bit spicy yet very easy to cook. Ingredients: 1/2 kg Potato2-medium size onion2-medium size tomato1 tbspn red chili powder1 tspn black pepper1 tspn cumin powder1 tbspn dry fenugreek (methi) leaves (crushed)Salt to taste4 tbspn vegetale oil Best Potato Recipes (Paperback) Back To Basics Apple and Potato Peeler Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 2-1/2-Quart Shallow Saucepan with Lid All-Clad Stainless 6-Quart Saute Pot With Lid Procedure: 1. Peel and cut potato and tomato into small cubes. You may also use potato peeler to protect your hands from getting rough.2. Peel and cut onions into thin slices or julienne.3. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion in it and sauté till it become light brown.4. Add tomato red, chili powder and salt in it and fry it for 2-3 minutes till tomato become tender.5. Add potato in it and sauté for few minutes (5 minutes) till onion and tomato dissolve to form curry.6....

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Noodles

Preparation time (approx) : 30 mins | Serves 4 persons Noodle is the food that I really enjoy cooking and it is very easy to make. Enjoyed mostly by children and other age groups too. This recipe has lots of taste because of the addition of different sauces, vegetables and chicken. I am sure many vegetarians would enjoy this too. Ingredients: Noodles as required ¼ cup capsicum (chopped) ¼ cup carrot (chopped) ¼ cup boil chicken (shredded) ¼ cup spring onion (chopped) 2 tbspn tomato ketchup 2 tbspn chili garlic sauce 2 tbspn wrester shire sauce 2 tbspn oyster sauce 2 cloves garlic 2 tbspn oil Black peeper to taste White pepper to taste ½ cup water Salt to taste The Rice & Noodle Cookbook: 100 Delicious Step-by-Step Recipes (Cookery) [ILLUSTRATED] (Hardcover) 6 pc Japanese Noodle Soup bowl set BD Aroma AWK-160SB Pasta Plus Water Kettle and Noodle Cooker Procedure: 1. Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic in it and fry till color changes to brown. 2. Add all the spices and sauces (ketchup, garlic sauce, wrester shire, oyster, pepper and salt) in it and mix well. 3. Add vegetables and cook for a minute and add water in it. 4. On high flame, cooks till all the water has been dried and stir continuously. 5. Add boil noodles and mix well and serve...

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Fried Rice Recipe ( Tehri )

Preparation time : 45 mins | Serves 12 persons This Fried Rice Tehri is a kind of spicy rice popular in South Asian cuisine. Its main ingredients are rice, potato and peas which are cooked with traditional spices. Spicy rice recipes are also famous in different cuisne like Mexican fried rice and Kimchi fried rice from Korean cuisine. Ingredients: 2 Kg rice 3-4 potato medium size 2 tbspn red chili powder 1 tspn of turmeric powder 3 onions medium size 7-8 tomato medium size 1 tspn black pepper 2 tbspn ginger paste 2 tbspn garlic paste Mint and coriander...

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