Sunday, July 12, 2015

Custard Pudding Topped With Praline and Caramelized Semiya

Custard powder: 3tbsp
Milk: ½ ltr
Sugar: 4tbsp (or as per taste)
Caramelizing vermicelli
Vermicelli/Semiya: 3tbsp (broken into small pieces)
Butter: 1tsp
Sugar: 1tbsp
Water: 2-3 tbsp
Sugar: 2tbsp
Almonds chopped: 3tbsp
Fruits: As per Choice

Method Of Preparation

Caramelizing vermicelli
Heat butter and add vermicelli to it, roast it till it becomes slight brown. Switch off the flame and keep aside.
Heat 1tbsp sugar in a non- stick pan, when it starts to brown add the roasted vermicelli, stir and add 2tbsp water to it and switch off the flame after half minute.                              
To make praline:
Heat a pan and add sugar. Let the sugar melt and start to boil. Reduce the heat and let the sugar turn golden in color. Switch off the flame, add the chopped nuts, mix well and pour the whole mixture on an oiled aluminum foil. Let it cool completely. (Beware: Pralines are extremely hot and it can cause serious burns). Once they are completely cold, break them to pieces and crush them in pestle and mortar or food processor.
In a cooking pan add milk sugar and custard powder. Stir without lumps.
Keep on flame and stir continuosly till it becomes thick.
Switch off the flame.
Let it cool a bit (not fully cooled)
Take the pudding bowl, spread caramelized semiya, add some fruits and pour custard to half of the bowl.
Then again add caramelized semiya, fruits and praline. Then fill the bowl with custard and sprinkle fruits semiya and praline.
Decorate with cherry
Chill for 2hours and serve.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Bread Pockets

Bread: 10
Egg: 1
Bread Crumbs: needed
Oil: for frying
Chicken: 1 ½ cups (cooked and shredded)
Onion: 2
Green Chilli: 2
Coriander leaves chopped: 3tbsp
Turmeric powder: a pinch
Salt: needed
Pepper powder: ¼ tsp
Garam Masala: ¼ tsp
Oil: 3tbsp

Method Of Preparation
Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion.
Saute for a while and add green chilli, chopped turmeric powder, pepper powder and garam masala.
Add salt and shredded chicken.
Stir and close and low the flame and cook for 5minutes.
Then add coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
Beat the egg well by adding 3tbsp water or milk. Keep aside
Take the bread crumbs and keep aside
Cut the sides of the bread.
Take two slices of bread together.
Roll it together slightly with a rolling pin. (Pair the slices and do the same with the other slices)
Take the rolled bread piece and first dip in egg well and the dust well with bread crumbs.
Deep fry in hot oil till bith sides are golden brown
Drain it on a kitchen tissue.
Take each piece and cut it into two and make pockets.

Stuff the masala into the pocket and serve hot.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Blooming Onion Bun

Burger Bun
Mozzarella Cheese     
Spring Onion

Method Of Preparation
Take the bun and make square slits on it.
Then add the mozzarella cheese in to the slits and on top of the bun
Then sprinkle some chopped spring onion on top of it and again sprinkle some mozzarella cheese.

Preheat the oven and bake at 160 deg C to about 7 to 10min or till the cheese melts.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Poached Egg

Egg: 1
Water: needed
Vinegar: 1tsp
Pepper & salt: to taste

Method Of Preparation
Break the egg into a small bowl.
Add enough water to come 2 inch up the side of a narrow, deep pan.
Add in vinegar to it.
When the water simmers, spin the water with a spatula and drop the egg carefully to it.
Cover and turn off the heat. Let the egg stay undisturbed for 5 min.
Don’t peek, poke, stir or accost the egg in anyway.
Take out the egg with a slotted spoon.
Drain in a kitchen towel

Serve by sprinkling salt and pepper.