Saturday, June 28, 2014

Mango Lemonade


1/2 cup of mango puree

1/3 cup freshley suqeezed lemon juice

Sugar to taste

2 1/2  cups water, divided


Mix all together and blend it. And now serve with ice.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sheek Kabab

1 KG ground lamb or beer or chicken (any thing you like)
2 onions, finely chopped
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves(Chopped)
1 Tbs ginger paste
salt as per taste
1 Tbs green chili paste
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp ground coriander
2 teaspoons paprika
1 Tsp Gram masala

Add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Now build sausage like shapes around a skewer.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and place the skewers.
Turn them all around each minute on medium high flame.
Enjoy with green chutney or any dip

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Ladyfinger Pakora (Ramadan Special)


10-12 ladyfingers .(slit 1 ladyfinger in 2 parts vertically)
1tbsp vinegar
1tbsp crushed red chilly flakes
1 tbsp powdered red chilly
1tbsp turmeric1
 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp chat masala
1 cup gram flour
1 tbsp cooking oil for flour
Cooking oil for frying
Coriander leaves
Mint leaves
Salt to taste


 Marinates the pieces of lady finger into abowl with red chili, salt,turmeric,vinegar,coriander powder and chat masala and set this misture aside for about 10 minutes. 

Take gram flour and mix them with salt,1 tbsp of red chilli,turmeric and oil. Coriander leaves chopped and mint leave add into the mixture ans set them aside to settle in thick from.

Add some water to make thick batter for coating of ladyfinger.

Haet som eoil in the saucepan,then coat ladyfinger in the batter and dip into the oil for deep fry. Initially fry coated ladyfinger on high flame in order to make the ladyfinger soft.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Samosa (Ramadan recipe)


1 package small or large egg roll sheets

4 potatoes

1 package green onions


salt/pepper (and other spices)

Green chili


Boil the potatoes in water until they are soft and ready. Then set them aside for a bit to cool down. Peel off the skin and mash the potatoes up.

While the potatoes are boiling, cut up the green onion into small pieces and green chilli chopped  add to the potatoes once you have mashed them up. Mix the two together and add desired spices, especially salt and pepper. 

Fill each of the egg roll sheets  put inside mashed potato with the mix and use water to get the sides to attach when you fold the sheet over. 

Finally, you want to fry the samosha in a frying pan with oil until crispy. Serve with yogurt as the dipping sauce.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Mango Halwa


1 cup fresh Mango pulp

1 cup mawa

2 tbsp ghee

3 tbsp sugar

1 tsp cardamom powder


Heat ghee into one pan .

Then add mango pulp and cook till the pulp bubbles up.

Add sugar and mawa. Cook till the mixture form thick soft dough.

Then add cardamom powder and mix well.

Turn off the flame and allow the mixture to cool.

When completely cools down, give the desired shape.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Chital Fish (knifefish) Curry


500 grams chital mach ( knifefish)(4 pieces)

4 tablespoon mustard oil

1 tomato chopped

3 green chili

1 tablespoon ginger paste

1/2 teaspoon cumin seed

2 teaspoon cumin powder

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

salt to taste

1/2 teaspoon garam masala

2 bay leaves

1 1/2 cup water


Fish pieces  with salt and turmeric powder

Cut tomato in small pieces and get the other ingredients ready.

Heat oil in Kadhai or pan. Fry the fish pieces and keep in a dish

In the hot oil add cumin seed, bay leaves and tomatoes

After approximately 2 minutes, add ginger paste, 2 green chili, cumin powder, salt and turmeric powder with one table spoon of water

Let it cook for 5 minutes. Add water (1and 1/2 cup).

 Allow to boil for 2-3 minutes. Then add the fried fish pieces .

Allow to boil for approximately 2 mins and then add 1 green chili sliced and garam masala powder and mix. Add salt to taste.

Serve with hot rice

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Vegetable Sandwich


 4 slices bread

 1 teaspoon round cabbage, finely chopped

 1 slice carrot, finely chopped 

½ teaspoon or 1 slice onion, finely chopped

 ½ teaspoon red/yellow capsicum, finely chopped

1 slice Japanese cucumber, finely chopped 

2 tablespoons vegetarian salad cream/vegan mayonnaise

 ¼ teaspoon sugar 

½ teaspoon vinegar (optional)


1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.

2. Spread the sandwich spread on one slice of bread and place another slice of bread on it to complete the sandwich.

3. Slice the sandwich diagonally and use sandwich toothpicks to hold the sandwich halves together if desired.