My weekend quickies

This is a good weekend. Nice weather, met some nice people ,a good workout and an excellent dish – Pork with wild mushroom. Hilsa with mustard. A great Bengali dish. Beef Fajitas   Quick Friday Salmon dinner with a fine Cabernet wine – Open to questions ūüôā   Beef Fajitas – This one is a

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Sana Thongba/Manipuri Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese )

Ingredients 250 grams paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) 1/2 cup green peas 1 cup milk 1 cup water 1 teaspoon  nigella or kalonji 1 tablespoons ground/grated ginger 3 Indian bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon chilli powder salt 2 tablespoons oil Instructions:  Today I am going to do this simple yet very tasty paneer

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Baked Red Snapper with Asparagus  and  White Wine  in Parchment Paper

Ingredients  2 skinless red snapper fillets(about 150 grams each) 2 inches ginger julienne 1 garlic clove 1 lime thinly sliced 200 grams asparagus ( snap the woody part ) 1 tsp minced fresh thyme or dried thyme 3 tbsp white wine/ fish stocks salt pepper 1 tsp olive oil (optional) 2 (16-inch) parchment paper Instructions:

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Manipuri Pakora Thongba (Gram Flour curry)

Ingredients  250 grams Gram flour 200 grams Chinese chives 1 tbsp Pounded ginger 1 tsp Fenugreek 1+1 tsp Cumin 1+ 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 1+ 1/2 tsp Cumin powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1+1 tsp Chili powder (As per your spice level) 2 Indian bay leaves 1/2 tsp Asafoetida Salt Pepper 3 tbsp + 1/2 cup

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Clam with Cherry tomatoes, Bacon and White wine

Ingredients  1000 grams clams 1/4 cup onion 5 garlic cloves 1 cup cherry tomatoes 5 strips smoky bacon 3 tbsp coriander/ flat leafs parsley 350 ml white wine(i use Sauvignon Blanc) Black pepper Salt Instructions: I must say that fresh clamps and lobster are kind of seasonal in the Indian sub continent. Summer is already on

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Step-by-Step My Hyderabadi Dum Chicken Biryani

Ingredients 750 grams Chicken (Biryani cut) 1.5 cup yogurt 150 grams onion 6 eggs 3 tablespoon ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon chilli powder (as you desire) 8-9 Cardamom 3 pieces of cinnamon stick or cassia bark (around 3 inches long) 10 -12 cloves 3 black cardamom 2 Mace 3 Indian bay

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Whole steamed fish with ginger soy sauce and rice wine vinegar

steam food snapper fish

Ingredients 700-800 gms whole fish (Snapper/Sea Bass/Trout) 2 + 2 inches long ginger 4 stem scallions/spring onion 1 bird’s eye chili (more if you want) 2 garlic cloves 1 lime 3 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 3 tablespoon soy sauce 1 + 2 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sugar Salt and pepper Instructions:¬† It’s weekend again

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