Bean Squares

Bean Squares

INGREDIENTS 8 cream cracker biscuits 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 cup boiled raimah (red kidney beans) 2 tbsp tomato sauce 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp red chilli powder 2 green chillies – deseeded, finely chopped 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp salt a few roasted peanuts Method Mix cheese, boiled rajmah, tomato sauce, salt, red chilli [...]

Sesame Gold Coins

Sesame Gold Coins

INGREDIENTS 6 bread slices butter enough to spread 2 potatoes 1 small onion – chopped finely 1 carrot – chopped finely (diced) 1 capsicum – chopped finely (diced) 1/2tsp soya sauce 1 tsp vinegar 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp chllli powder salt to taste sesame seeds (til) – to sprinkle chllli garlic tomato sauce to [...]

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji

INGREDIENTS 3 onions – chopped finely 3 potatoes 2 carrots – peeled and chopped 1/2 cup peas 1 1/2 cups chopped cauliflower 1 cup chopped cabbage 3 tbsp oil 3 tbsp butter 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2 1/2 tbsp pay bhaji masala 1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric powder) 1 1/2 tsp salt 3 tomatoes – chopped [...]

Dakshini Crispies

Dakshini Crispies

INGREDIENTS 3 bread slices 1 potato 2 tbsp suji (semolina) 1/2. tsp salt, or to taste 1/4 tsp pepper, or to taste 1/2 onion – very finely chopped 1/2 tomato – cut into half, deseeded and chopped finely 2 tbsp curry leaves – chopped 1/2 tsp rai (small brown mustard seeds) METHOD 1.Wash potato. Put [...]

Instant Khaman Dhokla

Instant Khaman Dhokla

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups besan (gram flour) 1 cup water, 1 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp haldi (turmeric) 1 tsp green chilli paste, 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp soda-bi-carb (mitha soda) 1 1/2 tsp eno fruit salt, 2 tsp lemon juice TEMPERING 2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp rai (mustard [...]

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Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

Item Required 1 small, finely diced yellow onion 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh garlic 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon cornstarch 10 slices cooked, crumbled gluten-free bacon 1 pound thawed, drained frozen spinach (squeeze water out of thawed spinach) 2 ounces Pernod liquor (an anise-flavored liquor) OR Anisette liquor 1/2 cup [...]

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Crab Cakes

Item Required 1 pound crab meat, preferably lump 1 finely diced small red or green Bell pepper 1 finely diced small sweet yellow onion 2-3 minced large cloves garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 15 coarsely crushed gluten-free crackers (I used Glutino Gluten-Free Vegetable Crackers with good results) 1 large egg, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons mayonnaise [...]