I hope everyone had a good X’MAS. We had a nice one.
Did anyone tried tomato wine?
It was a hit in our X’mas party, so please try & enjoy.
Ingredients you need
Tomato 1 kg
Sugar 1 kg(you can adjust the sugar how sweet you want)
Warm water 11/2 L
Yeast 1 sachet (7gm) (wine yeast preferred)
Cinnamon stick 1
Can/bottle 5-7 L Capacity
(extra 1/2 cup sugar for caramelising for the golden colour)
Wash &dry your tomato &slice or smash it nicely
Add all other ingredients
Mix it well &close it nicely
Keep it in a cool dry place for 10 days
Stir everyday with a dry wooden spoon(atleast alternate days)
on 10 th day strain your wine
Caramelise your extra sugar , let it cool &add to your wine to get that golden colour(optional)
Its a special pepper chicken recipe, its spicy, but taste amazing. Worth trying for a change. its a good combination with plain white rice/chappati/porotta.
Boneless skinless chicken breast 500gms (slice small cubes)
Yogurt/curd 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Ginger garlic minced 1 tbs
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Crushed pepper 2-3 tsp
Mix all these together well with chicken &keep it in the fridge for atleast 4 hour /overnight.
For pepper chicken
Onion 1 minced
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic minced 2 tsp
Garam masala 1/2 tsp
Crushed pepper (ACCORDING TO YOUR TASTE)
Oil for frying 2 tbs
Heat oil in a pan , then fry the marinated chicken (dont overcook),keep it aside
Then the same pan add onion ,ginger garlic minced & salt to taste,
Cook until onion become translucent.
Then add fried chicken ,garam masala &crushed pepper , mix well until all masala coated well with chicken.
Fish curry is one of the famous dish in GOA, India. Its really tasty &spicy.
Fish cleaned &sliced 1kg
coconut shredded 1/2 cup
onion sliced 1
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
coriander powder 3 tsp
kashmiri chilly powder 2-3 tsp
cumin seed 1 tsp
garam masala 1/2 tsp
salt to taste
garlic 1 bulb
Grind all the gravy ingredients together well , make a smooth paste &keep it aside.
coconut milk 1 cup
oil 1 tbs
tamarind 1 ball(1 garlic bulb size)(Add 1/2 cup hot water , keep it aside)
Heat 1 tbs oil in a pan then add the gravy , saute for 3-5 minutes until gravy well cooked.
Then add the fish ,tamarind water& 1/2 cup coconut milk, cook until fish done
Then at the end add rest of the milk &switch of the flame.
Serve with plain white rice.
Yes its festive season. So time for colourful treats.
Plain flour 300 gms
Unsalted butter 200 gms(soft, room temperature)
Sugar 100 gms
Your favourite jam
Milk 2-3 tsp (if needed)
Mix all together well, kneed for few minutes,until you get a smooth dough. if its too dry add little milk. then make small ball,
Using your thump make a impression on each ball.
Then keep it in the fridge for atleast 1 hour
Then bake these small baskets for 10 minutes in 180 degree preheated oven, then take out from the oven & add your favourite jam
Then bake for another 5-8 minutes /until its done.
Let it cool &serve
(Note: dont put to much jam , it may overflow)
Its nearly Christmas, 10 more day to go. Already started celebration. Everyone on festive mood already. so some bright colour cookies.
For making this colourful cookies i used my basic fruit nut cookies recipe, then divide &added the red &green food colours. then make 2 sausages in different colours & rolled again to get this half half patters.
The cookies link in the first comment.
Use imaginations& try different designs.
Easy, delicious, healthy milkshake. Very simple to make.
Banana 1 chopped fresh/frozen
Strawberry few fresh /frozen
Milk 1 1/2 cup (to make 2 cups) fresh /frozen
Ice blocks (optional)(if you are using fresh milk use some ice blocks)
Chocolate sauce (optional)
Blend all together until you get nice smooth milkshake.
Its very delicious &healthy breakfast /bruch idea. Who love bacon &egg?its for you.
Bread 2 pieces
Streaky bacon 4
Cut out the bread pieces using a round cutter according to the size of the bottom of your muffin tray.
Heat oil in a pan & cook bacon until half done
Spray your muffin tray , put the bread pieces first then add bacon , make a round around the sides of the muffin tray.
Add grated cheese , crack one egg on top of that, then sprinkle some pepper.
Bake for 15-20 minutes in a 200 degree preheated oven /until the eggs done.
Its yummy , worth trying.