Month: July 2010

Syrian Bread

Preparation time : 50-60 min. | Serves 8 flat breads This Syrian bread recipe is quite similar to pita bread; the only difference is that pocket is not necessary in this bread as it is not usually used as sandwich. It is better to knead this dough in dough mixer to save time and knead the dough properly but you can also make without it as describe below. Ingredients: 1 1/8 cup water 2 tbsp vegetable oil ½ tsp white sugar 1 ½ tsp salt 10 oz all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp instant yeast ½ cup sesame seeds <A...

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Egyptian Bread

Preparation time : 90 min. (approx.) | Serves 1 medium loaf This recipe of Egyptian bread is prepared with fig and dates and thus become very healthy meal for breakfast. The method is simple and easy you just need to mix the ingredients as mentioned below and then bake in oven, it only takes time in baking otherwise all the procedure is very easy. You may add raisins and other nuts of your choice. Ingredients: 2 oz butter (softened) 6 oz dried figs (chopped) 5 oz pitted dates (chopped) 1 ½ tsp baking soda 1 cup boiling water 4...

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Shashlik Recipe

Preparation time : 15 min. + 30 min. Marinating time | Serves 6 persons This shashlik recipe is from Indo-Chinese cuisine and is prepared with chicken and veggies. In this recipe shashlik is cooked via cooking method otherwise it is usually cook on grill and served on sizzling dish to enjoy full grilling flavor. Ingredients: 500 gm boneless chicken (cut in cubes) 2 capsicum (cut in cubes) 2 medium onions (cut in cubes) 2 medium tomatoes (seeded and cut in cubes) ¼ cup lemon juice Salt to taste ½ tsp crushed red chili 1 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp...

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Malai Kofta

Preparation time : 30 min. | Serves 6 persons This malai kofta recipe is from South Asian cuisine and can be serves as one of Eid party recipes. In this kofta recipe no more meat is used the balls are prepared with cottage cheese, also the gravy is prepared with simple and easy method hence this recipe can be prepared in very short time for dinner. Ingredients: For Kofta: 2 ½ cup cottage cheese (grated) 4 tbsp roasted gram flour 3-4 ground cashew 4 green chilies (chopped) 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander ½ tbsp ground cumin Oil for shallow...

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Chicken Croquettes

Preparation time : 20 min. + 60 min. setting time | Serves 8-10 croquettes These chicken croquettes can be prepared either by frying or by baking, in this recipe frying method is used. These croquettes are usually served as tea time snack but can also be served as iftar food. Ingredients: 5 tbsp margarine 3 tbsp flour ½ cup milk ½ cup chicken broth 2 cup boiled chicken (shredded) 2 tsp ground black pepper 1 ¼ cup bread crumbs 3 tbsp fresh parsley (chopped) Salt to taste 2 eggs (lightly beaten) ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Amazon.com Widgets Procedure:...

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Shish Kebabs

Preparation time : 20 min. + 2 hrs. Marinating time | Serves 4-6 persons This recipe of shish kebabs is from Mediterranean cuisine and can be served as iftar meal. In this recipe the kebabs are prepared n grill pan and then give smoky flavor with burning coal, you may also bbq these kebabs to enjoy perfect bbq flavor. Ingredients: 500 gm chicken breast (cut into small cubes) 1 tbsp garlic paste ½ tsp ground white pepper 1 tsp mustard powder 3 tbsp mayonnaise 3 tbsp yogurt 2 tbsp tahini sauce 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp dried oregano...

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Stuffed Bread

Preparation time : 2 hrs. (approx.) | Serves 12-14 breads This recipe of stuffed bread is prepared with veggies stuffing and is suitable for suhar food as it contains all the healthy stuff which require for suhar. You can use the stuffing of your choice. Ingredients: For Dough: ½ cup milk ½ cup water 3 tbsp oil ¼ cup sugar 1 egg (beaten) 1 ½ tsp salt 2 ¼ tsp instant yeast 4 cup bread flour Sesame seeds for topping 1 beaten egg for brushing For Stuffing: ¼ cup cream cheese ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup milk Seasonal vegetables...

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Chicken Garlic Pizza

Preparation time : 20 min. | Serves 2 pizzas This chicken garlic pizza is prepared from garlic pizza sauce which tastes bit different from tomato pizza sauce. The topping depends upon your choice, it can be varied but here in this recipe cooked chicken is used with vegetables which is easy to prepare at home in short time. Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp flour 1 cup half and half ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp oregano ¼ tsp thyme 2 cup mozzarella cheese (grated) 1 cup parmesan cheese (grated) 1 cup chicken (cooked and shredded)...

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Moroccan Soup

Preparation time : 2 hrs. | Serves 8-10 persons This Moroccan soup is one of the best foods for Ramadan as it gives full energy after having fasting. The soup has all the healthy essentials including meat, lentils and vegetables so try this recipe of soup at home for Iftar. Ingredients: 400 gm lamb pieces 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ginger (minced) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 2 tbsp butter ¾ cup chopped celery 2 onions (chopped) ½ cup parsley (chopped) 2 cup canned tomatoes (chopped) Salt to taste ¾ cup red...

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Chicken Pastry

Preparation time : 30 min | Serves 18 pastries This chicken pastry is prepared with cooked chicken and vegetable mixture with little amount of seasonings. These pastries are really good in taste and are best to serve as tea time snack. You can stuff these puffs with any kind of filling such as the stuffing we use for making Vol Au Vent, a French style chicken puffs. Ingredients: 3 cup cooked chicken (shredded) 1½ cup cheddar cheese (grated) 4 oz green chilies (chopped) ½ cup spring onions (finely chopped) 1 tsp hot pepper sauce 1 tsp garlic salt ¼...

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