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The Special Indian Chinese Veg Momos Recipe

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Indian Chinese food has popular in India for two decades and it really tastes so amazing and delicious. It has become a go-to meal for most people. You can find Indian Chinese food on Indian streets, local markets and restaurants. Indian Chinese food includes dishes like Hakka or schezwan noodles, Manchurian, chilli paneer, fried rice, spring rolls and the most famous momos. Do you know who brought Chinese food to India? In the late 1700s when Hakka Chinese traders came to Kolkata, India (when Kolkata was the capital of the British Empire in India) they started cooking Chinese food with the local ingredients and started selling it on the streets. After it, they opened Indian Chinese restaurants in two Chinatowns in Kolkata named Tiretta Bazaar and Tangra. From there the Indian Chinese food got famous all over India.
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Momo or momos are like dumplings and their origin is still unclear but the etymology points to northern China. It is an East and South Asian dish, it is also native to the Indian Himalayan region .i.e. Ladakh, Sikkim, Assam, Darjeeling. Momos have different cooking styles like steamed moms, fried momos, and tandoori momos. It is a type of steamed dumpling with veg or non-veg filling. Today, the recipe is about veg momos. So, what are you waiting for, just scroll down for its recipe? Per piece of momos contains 35 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 16 g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 16g
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 35 min
Ready in: 40 min

Ingredients

Grated Cabbage
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For Dough

  • 1 cup, all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1tbsp oil

For Stuffing

• 100 gm cabbage, grated •  1/2 onion, chopped • ½ carrot, grated • 2 green chillies, chopped • 1/3 spring onion, chopped • 1 tsp oil • 1/3 tsp black pepper powder • 1 tsp soy sauce • salt to taste

For Momos

• Prepared dough • ½ cup all-purpose flour for dusting • prepared mixture • 2 tbsp water to seal momos

Method

The Indian Chinese Special: Veg Momos
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For Dough

1. In a mixing bowl, add all-purpose flour, salt, oil and mix well. 2. Now add some water to it occasionally and knead the dough. 3. Cover the entire dough using a damp cloth and so that it is set for 15 minutes.

For Stuffing

1. Take some oil in a non-stick pan or kadhai and add garlic and green chilli and sauté it. 2. Now add chopped onion and sauté for 30 seconds. 3. Then add grated carrot and cabbage and mix well, cook for 30 seconds more. 4. Lastly, add spring onion and mix it well. 5. Now, turn off the flame and let it cool. 6. Now add salt, black pepper powder, and soy sauce and mix it properly. 7. Transfer this mixture into a bowl.

For Momos

1. Knead the prepared dough again and cut it into small balls. 2. Now, take one portion of dough and coat it with all-purpose flour. 3. Roll it in a small circular shape, like puri. 4. Now add prepared stuffing in it, and grease its edges with little water. 5. Fold it by bringing all the edges together and seal it. 6. Repeat the process with the remaining dough balls. 7. Grease the steaming tin with oil and place all momos in it. 8. In a steaming pot, pour 1 litre of water for steaming and heat it. 9. Once the water starts boiling, place the steaming tin inside the steamer and cover it. 10. Let it steam for 10 minutes. 11. Now remove the lid and transfer all momos to a plate. Veg momos are ready to serve. Serve it hot with mayonnaise, red chilli sauce or schezwan sauce.

Lucknow Special Nihari Recipe

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When talking about the food of Lucknow, how can we not drool over Nihari? It is one of the best delicacies of Lucknow. Hot Nahari with Kulcha, just the thought is mouthwatering, so why not cook it at home? Nihari is a robust meat curry, which is simmered overnight with spices & special herbs on a low fire, that is best served with a warm, fluffy kulcha or Khamir. So, try this authentic Lucknow nihari recipe at home.
Ingredient
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A bowl of Nihari contains 559  calories:
  • Total Fat 41g
  • Saturated Fat 9.9g
  • Trans Fat 0.9g
  • Cholesterol 109mg
  • Sodium 179mg
  • Potassium 482mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g
  • Dietary Fiber 2.6g
  • Sugars 0.2g
  • Protein 35g
Prepare time: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
Ready in: 1 hr 45 mins

Ingredients For Lucknavi Nihari

Ingredient
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For Nihari Masala 
  • 5 gms Green cardamom
  • 3 gms mace
  • 1 gms Allspice
  • 4-5 long pepper
  • 2 gms Stone flower
  • 3 gms black cumin seeds
  • 2 dried galangal
  • ½ gms Vetiver roots
  • 1-inch cinnamon stick
  • 20 gms black pepper
  • 5 gms dried rose petals
For Nihari 
  • ½ cup mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 2-3 black cardamom
  • 700 gms onion, sliced
  • 1 kg lamb /mutton
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 5 gms red chilli powder
  • 15 gms Turmeric powder
  • 12-15 gms coriander powder
  • 1 ½ cup curd
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp prepared nihari masala
  • 1 tbsp kewra water
For Tira 
  • 1 tbsp Prepared nihari masala
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • 1 ½ tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Kewra water
  • For Garnish
  • Coriander leaves
  • Onion, chopped
  • Lemon wedges
  • Khamiri roti

Preparation

Ingredients
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    1. Take a deep handi, and heat mustard oil and let it smoke.
    2. Sprinkle some garlic juice.
    3. Now, add bay leaves, cloves, black cardamom, onion and saute them really well.
    4. Next, put the lamb, salt according to taste, and ginger garlic paste and roast them properly.
    5. In a bowl, turmeric powder,add red chilli powder, , coriander powder and curd.
    6. Combine them well.
    7. Put the curd mixture into the handi and add water as required, and mix evenly.
    8. Cover and cook on low flame till the mutton is completely cooked.
Serve hot and enjoy with khamiri roti or Kulcha.

Protein Rich Soya Chunks Pulao Recipe

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Hey, guys! Do you want to eat a different kind of dish today? Then, let’s cook soya chunks pulao. It is a healthy and yummy pulao and also a perfect main course meal. Plus, cooking it is very easy and takes less time. Soyabean pulao is prepared with marinated soya chunks, rice, whole spices, and vegetables. It is a little bit spicy in taste but it very healthy. Eating soya is very beneficial for health because it is rich in protein, fibre, mineral, and vitamins. It is served with raita and salad. So, have a look at the soya chunks pulao recipe. Per serving contains 512 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 101g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Fat: 5g
 
Prepare time: 25 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 45 min

Ingredients

Soya Chunks-Karth Food Factory
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For Marination

  • 1 cup soya chunks
  • 1/4 cup curd
  • hot water
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For Pulao

Spices-Karth Food Factory
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  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • cinnamon
  • cloves
  • cardamom
  • bay leaf
  • cumin seeds
  • 2 onions, chopped
Onions-Karth Food Factory
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  • 2 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp pound ginger & garlic
  • 2 tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • mint leaves
  • coriander leaves
  • salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of water

Method

Curd-Karth Food Factory
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For Marination

  1. In a bowl add hot water and soak soya chunks for 15 minutes.
  2. After 15 minutes, drain and squeeze the soya chunks.
  3. Now, in a mixing bowl add soya chunks, curd, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well and marinate soya chunks.
  4. Let it sit for 20 minutes and keep it aside for further use.

For Pulao

Rice-Karth Food Factory
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  1. Firstly, soak rice for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pressure cooker and add ghee, cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, and cinnamon stick.
  3. Roast well and add chopped onions, green chillies and saute well.
  4. Now, add the pound ginger garlic and saute.
  5. After that, add tomatoes and saute again.
  6. Furthermore, add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and garam masala. Saute well.
  7. Then, add marinated soya chunks and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Now, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, and salt. Mix well.
  9. After that, soaked rice and add water as required.
  10. Cook it until two whistles and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  11. Turn off the flame and serve hot.
Soya Chunks Pulao-Karth Food Factory
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The homemade soya rice is ready to serve. Relish this tasty pulao with raita.

Aloo Tikki In 20 Minutes

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Aloo means potatoes, and Tikki means patties. So aloo ki tikki is nothing but potato patties made the Indian way that is spiced, herby and delicious. Aloo Tikki is famous as street food in North India; it is served with various chutneys and curd, sometimes. Aloo Tikki makes a fantastic snack and is really delicious; kids usually love it. Scroll down for aloo tikki recipe.
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Per aloo tikki consist of 138 Calories:
  • Fat 10 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Sodium 374 mg
  • Potassium 64 mg
  • Carbohydrates 11 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 2 g
Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min

Ingredients

Ingredient
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For Filling
  • ½ cup chana dal, soaked & boiled
  • 1 medium potato, boiled and grated
  • 1 tbsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • fennel seeds (saunf), crushed – 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • ginger, chopped – 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp dried mango powder
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, roughly torn
For Tikki
  • 3-4 medium potatoes, boiled and grated
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for greasing hands
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Oil for frying
  • Coriander sprig for garnish

Preparation

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For the filling
  1. Mix all ingredients of filling together in a bowl and set aside till in use.
To prepare the Tikki
  1. Firstly, add grated potatoes and salt to a bowl and mix well until it turns smooth.
  2. Now, apply some oil on your palms and divide the prepared Tikki mixture into equal portions, shape into medium tomato sized balls. 
  3. Next, flatten the balls between your palms slightly and make an impression with your thumb, forming a well.
  4. Fill in the prepared filling and seal the edges properly.
  5. Rollback and flatten with palms.
  6. Then, heat oil and ghee in a pan, Shallow fry the prepared aloo tikkis till they turn golden brown in colour on both sides while pressing the tikka with the back of a spoon in intervals.
  7. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Sprinkle chaat masala and garnish with a coriander sprig.
Serve hot with green chutney, imli chutney and curd. you may also add sev to it.

Try The Unique Dessert Pineapple Sheera

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Desserts are very famous in India, and sheera or halwa is the most popular and easy dessert. It is prepared in every household, whether it is party, celebration or any occasion sheera is constant. Do you know? There are many variants of sheera or halwa. The most common sheera is atta sheera and suji sheera. Halwa can be made with other ingredients also like fruits and vegetables. Yes, gajar halwa, lauki halwa, aloo halwa, and beetroot halwa are some varieties of vegetable sheera, and apple sheera, mango sheera, pineapple sheera, coconut sheera, almond sheera are some varieties of fruit and nuts halwa. So, which variant of sheera, would you like to cook? Why not make pineapple sheera today. It is very yummy and healthy. It is sweet and tangy in taste, and this trait makes it different and tastier from any other sheera. Pineapple sheera is prepared with semolina, pineapple, nuts, sugar, and ghee.
Pineapple- Karth Food Factory
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Do you know eating pineapple is very healthy? Let’s know the health benefits of eating pineapple:
  1. It protects hair and skin from damage.
  2. Fights infection.
  3. Improves digestion.
  4. Fights cough and cold.
  5. Maintains blood pressure.
  6. Improves heart and brain health.
So, who doesn’t want to eat food with such health benefits? Do you want to know, how to make this tasty halwa? To make it, follow the pineapple sheera recipe. Per serving contains 273 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 159 g
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Fat: 105 g
 
Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min

Ingredients For Pineapple Sheera

Semolina- Karth Food Factory
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  • 300 gm pineapple slices
  • A pinch of salt
  • A large pinch of sugar
  • Few drops of lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 8-10 nos cashew nuts, halved
  • 8-10 nos pistachios, chopped
  • 1 cup semolina
  • 8-10 nos almonds, chopped
  • 3.25 cups of water
  • 10-12 saffron strands
    • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Method 

Pineapple Sheera- Karth Food Factory
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  1. Firstly, core out the pineapple slices with a cookie cutter or bottle lid.
  2. Secondly, coat the pineapple slices with salt, sugar, and lemon juice.
  3. Then, heat a grill pan on a medium-high flame, add the coated pineapple slices, and grill both sides until completely caramelized.
  4. Now, transfer them on a chopping board and roughly chop them. Keep them aside for further use.
  5. After that, in a wok, add 2 tbsp ghee, chopped nuts, and fry them until golden brown. Remove and keep aside for further use.
  6. In the same pan, add 1-2 tbsp ghee, semolina and roast it on medium flame until golden brown. Remove and keep aside for further use.
  7. Now, in a saucepan, add water, saffron strands, cardamom powder, and caramelized pineapple chunks. Mix well and bring it to a boil.
  8. Add the roasted semolina to it and stir continuously and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium-high flame.
  9. Then add sugar and stir continuously until the sugar dissolves completely.
  10. Once the sugar is dissolved, add 1/4 cup of ghee and cook until the sheera leaves the pan and it starts releasing ghee.
  11. After that, add roasted nuts and mix well.
  12. Remove and serve it into a serving bowl.
  13. Lastly, garnish it with chopped nuts and saffron strands.
Lastly, garnish it with chopped nuts and saffron strands.

Indian Style Mexican Nachos

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Chips, french fries, fryums, fritters are some of the snacks which everyone eats regularly and they all taste amazing, but there is one more snack that can be added to the list, which is nachos. Nachos are a Mexican dish from North Mexico. It has its origin in the city of Piedras Negras, Texas. Nachos are made with deep-fried or baked tortilla (Roti in Hindi) covered with melted cheese and served with dips and guacamole. It is a Light Snack that can be munched while watching movies, reading books. It can also be served at parties as a snack.
Lentils
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In this dish, nachos are made with Indian ingredients like Indian spices, curd and herbs. This is a healthy dish and it is even made with wheat flour instead of refined flour, and this makes this dish high in nutrients. Here is the Mexican nachos recipe. Per serving of nachos consists of 175 kcal
  • Carbohydrates 11g
  • Protein 3.7g
  • Fibre 0.6g
  • Fat 12.9g
Prepare time: 10-15 min
Cook: 15-20 min
Ready in: 30-35 min

Ingredients

Cinnamon Powder
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For dough

  • 2 potatoes, boiled and grated
  • 2 cups whole wheat
  • ¼ tsp carom seeds
  • 1 tsp degi red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • Oil for frying

For Seasoning

  • 1 tsp degi red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder
  • Salt to taste

For dip tadka

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 cups hung curd
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2-3 dry Kashmiri chilli
  • 1-inch ginger
  • 10-15 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 2-4 black olives
  • 1 tsp gota urad

Method

Indian Style Mexican Nachos
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For dough

  1. In a mixing bowl, add grated boiled potato, whole wheat flour, salt, carom seeds, degi red chilli powder and mix well.
  2. Add oil and water to it, knead the tight dough, cover it with a wet cloth and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Take a medium portion of dough, roll it thin using a rolling pin.
  4. Transfer it to the griddle and half cook it from both sides.
  5. Now roll it again on the rolling board so that it cannot raise during frying and cook it again.
  6. Cut it into stripes and then in a triangle shape.
  7. Take a pan and heat oil for deep frying.
  8. Add these triangles in medium hot oil until golden brown and crispy.
  9. Remove on tissue paper and then transfer it to a big bowl.
  10. Add salt, dry mango powder and degi red chilli powder to it and toss it well.
  11. Keep aside for future use.

For dip

  1. Add hung curd in a bowl and whisk it properly.
  2. In a tempering pan, add oil and heat it.
  3. Add mustard seeds, chana dal, fenugreek seeds, gota urad and let it splutter.
  4. Then add dry Kashmiri chilli and curry leaves and mix well.
  5. Pour the tempering over the hung curd.
  6. Then add salt and black olives to it and mix well.
Nachos
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Serve nachos with this tadka dip. Enjoy these nachos with desi tadka dip. The blend of Indian and Mexican flavour will satisfy your tastebuds.

The Delicious Roasted Mutton Keema

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In India, every kind of food is prepared, vegetarian, vegan and non-veg. Each category has enormous dishes; likewise, non-vegetarian food is also very famous in India. The Punjab and south India region of the Indian subcontinent is especially very famous for cooking methods and varieties in non-vegetarian food. Mutton keema is one of the Non-Vegetarian Dishes.
Ginger Garlic Paste
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The Bhuna mutton keema is one of them. Keema is goat meat that is minced, marinated, and roasted with spices and veggies like onion, chillies, and garlic. It is a traditional South Indian meat dish. Follow this mutton keema recipe and cook this dish at home. Per serving contains 258 kcal
  • Protein 25.6g
  • Fat 16.5g
  • Water 57%
Prepare time: 20 min
Cook: 35 min
Ready in: 50 min
 

INGREDIENTS

Black Peppercorns
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  • 1kg mutton keema
  • 2-3 green chilli, slit
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 5-6 mutton bones
  • 1 ½ cup curd, beaten
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • Whole nutmeg
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder

For Tempering

  • ¼ cup ghee
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves
  • 10-12 black peppercorns
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 3-4 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup curd, beaten
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp degi red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

For Masala

  • 3 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 5-6 black cardamom
  • 3-4 green cardamom
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 3 tbsp coriander stems
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 1 tbsp prepared masala
  • A hand full of coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1-2 green chilli
  • A hand full of mint leaves, chopped

Method

The Delicious Roasted Mutton Keema
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  1. In a mixing bowl, add mutton keema, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, curd, salt, ginger garlic paste, green chilli, whole nutmeg, and mutton bones, and mix everything properly.
  2. Transfer this mixture to the cooker and add ghee.
  3. Cover it and cook till 2-3 whistles.

For Masala

  1. In a grinder, add black peppercorns, black cardamom, green cardamom, and cloves and grind it into powder. Keep aside for future use.
Onion
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 For tempering

  1. Take a pan, add some oil, ghee, bay leaves, clove, black peppercorns, black cardamom and let it splutter.
  2. Add onion and sauté till light golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, take a bowl, add curd, ginger garlic paste, degi red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, and a pinch of asafetida and mix well.
  4. Transfer this mixture into the pan sauté well.
  5. Remove the bones and the whole nutmeg and mix it well.
  6. Put the keema in the pan and mix well.
  7. Add chopped coriander stems and green peas, and prepared masala, mix it well.
  8. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Now add coriander leaves, mint and green chilli.
  10. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
Serve the spicy mutton keema with roti or naan.

Quick To Make, Egg Curry

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Egg curry is a spicy, flavorful, delicious, and quick curry made with eggs. It is very easy to make egg curry recipe that does not require a lot of ingredients. Egg curry goes well with butter naan, plain paratha, jeera rice, pulao, or biryani.  Egg curry makes a super delicious dinner. To make a flavorful egg curry firstly the spices are tempered and then onions are fried.
Ingredient
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Per bowl of egg curry contains 227 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Protein: 12 g
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 272 mg
  • Sodium: 225 mg
  • Potassium: 541 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Vitamin C: 31.9 mg
  • Calcium: 76 mg
  • Iron: 2.2 mg
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 30 min
Ready in: 45 min

Ingredients

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  • 2 tbsp Oil 
  • 1 tbsp Ghee 
  • 1 black cardamom 
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 clove 
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • 4 Onion, chopped 
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste 
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder 
  • 1 tsp red chili powder 
  • 1 tsp coriander powder 
  • ¼ tsp Kasuri methi, crushed 
  • 4 tomato, chopped 
  • 1 egg yolk, boiled 
  • Salt to taste 
  • 4 eggs, boiled 
  • 1 tsp oil 
  • ½ tsp red chili powder 
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder 
For omelet
  • 4 Egg 
  • Salt to taste 
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder 
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder 
  • ½ tsp Oil 
  • 1 tbsp coriander, chopped 
For garnish 
  • 2-3 coriander sprig 

Preparation

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  1. Take a kadhai and heat oil or ghee in it. 
  2. Now, add black cardamom, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, cloves, and cumin seeds, and then saute well. 
  3. Next, add onion and saute till it turns translucent. 
  4. Then, add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and saute properly.
  5. And then, add Kasuri methi, tomato and saute well till the masala gets cooked. 
  6. Add ¼ cup of water and let it cook, add 1 egg yolk boiled so the gravy starts to thicken. 
  7. Next, add salt to taste and let it cook. 
  8. In a pan, add oil, boiled and pricked egg, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and saute till color appear.
For omelet 
  1. Take a mixing bowl and add eggs, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt to taste and mix them well. 
  2. In another pan add oil pour the egg mixture and cook the omelet soft in texture. 
  3. Garnish with coriander 
Serve the gravy in one of the two forms, one with boiled egg cut in half or with omelet cut into half.

Restaurant Style Reshmi Kebab At Home

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Are you missing the restaurant-style kebabs? Why not make it at home? You can make restaurant-style chicken kebabs at home also. It is very easy to make them at home without any hassle, all you need is some exotic spices and chicken, and then you are ready to prepare kebabs. So, let’s make reshmi kebab today.
Reshmi Kebab-Karth Food Factory
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Reshmi kebab is a part of Mughlai cuisine. It is called reshmi because of its silky texture. In India, Reshmi means silky. It is prepared with chicken, curd, spices and cheese. Reshmi kebabs are very famous in India but is also one of the most popular dish in Patna. It is also called Murg malai kebab. Scroll down for the reshmi kebab recipe. Per serving contains 30 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Fat: 1 g
 
Prepare time: 5 hr
Cook: 35 min
Ready in: 5 hr 35 min

Ingredients

Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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  • 500 gms boneless chicken (cut into tikka pieces)
  • 4 tbsp Butter for basting

For 1st Marinade

  • 3 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

For 2nd Marinade

Curd-Karth Food Factory
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  • 4 tbsp hung curd
  • 4 tbsp processed cheese
  • 5-6 tbsp fresh cream
  • 3 green chillies, deseeded and crushed
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper powder
  • 3/4 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, grated
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped

Method

Marinated Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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For 1st Marinade

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add chicken, ginger garlic paste, salt, and lemon juice.
  2. Mix well and set aside for 30 minutes.

For 2nd marinade

  1. Firstly, in a bowl add hung curd, processed cheese, fresh cream, green chillies, white pepper powder, cardamom powder, garam masala powder, nutmeg, salt, and coriander leaves. Whisk properly.
  2. Now, add the marinated chicken into this mixture and mix well until the chicken pieces are properly coated.
  3. Then, refrigerate it for 3-4 hours.

For Reshmi Kebab

Marinated Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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  1. After 4 hours, take out the marinated chicken and skewer four pieces of marinated chicken pieces on a metal skewer.
  2. Repeat this process until the marinated chicken pieces are finished.
  3. Then, place the skewers on a foil paper-lined baking tray.
  4. Preheat the oven to 250*C.
  5. Place the baking tray inside the oven and roast the chicken for 10 minutes at 250*C.
  6. After 10 minutes, flip the chicken tikka skewers to roast another side.
  7. Now roast for 10 minutes more at 250*C.
  8. After that, remove the baking tray and baste the roasted chicken with melted butter.
  9. Then reduce the temperature to 200*C and roast it again for 6-7 minutes at 200*C.
  10. Now, flip the chicken skewers and baste them with melted butter.
  11. Roast it finally for five more minutes at 200*C.
  12. After 5 minutes, remove the tray from the oven and serve.
The reshmi kebabs are ready to serve. Relish the yummy reshmi kebab with coriander and mint chutney.

The Authentic Singapore’s Dish, Hainanese Chicken Rice

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Do you like trying different types of rice like pulao, fried rice, meethe chawal, biryani and risotto? If you are bored with these dishes then you should try the Hainanese chicken rice. It is a national dish of Singapore and a culinary staple in Malaysia. The Hainanese chicken rice was originated from Hainan, China and was adopted by early Chinese immigrants. In Singapore, this dish was created by an immigrant, who was trying to enhance the flavour of the chicken. This rice dish was popularised in Singapore in the year 1950 by Moh Lee Twee. Hainanese chicken rice is prepared with chicken, rice, local herbs, spices and vegetable.
Hainanese Chicken Rice- Karth Food Factory
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So, let’s make this authentic dish at home with the Hainanese chicken rice recipe. Per serving contains 434 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 80g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Fat: 9g
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 1 hr 10 min
Ready in: 1 hr 25 min

Ingredients

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  • 1 large whole chicken, at room temperature
  • 5 cm fresh ginger, unpeeled
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp monosodium glutamate or 1 tsp chicken stock powder
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • coriander to serve
  • sliced cucumber, to serve

For Ginger & spring onion oil

  • 2 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt flakes
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced, green tops reserved
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil

Chicken Rice

  • 3 1/3 cups jasmine rice
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 shallots, roughly sliced
  • 2-3 pandan leaves

Dressing

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 cup chicken stock from poaching chicken

Chilli Sauce for chicken

  • 4-6 red bird’s eye chillies
  • 6 thick slices of peeled fresh ginger
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2-1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp calamansi lime juice
  • 2 tbsp rendered chicken fat

Method

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For Ginger & spring onion oil

  1. In a heatproof mortar, add Ginger, spring onion, and oil. Crush it with the pestle.
  2. Then add onion and pound lightly to combine.
  3. Now in a pan, heat peanut oil until it is smoking and pour this heated oil over the ginger mixture. Stir, remove and keep it aside for further use.

For Chicken

  1. In a saucepan, add 4 litres of water, tops of the spring onion, spring onion oil, salt, MSG or chicken stock powder.
  2. Meanwhile, pound the unpeeled chicken in a mortar and pestle and add this mixture into the stock and let it boil on high flame.
  3. Now reduce the flame to low and add the chicken. Lift the chicken from the liquid in and out of the water 2-3 times to change the liquid in the chicken’s cavity.
  4. Now the water should be steaming and keep the flame low and cook the chicken for 45 minutes.
  5. After that, carefully lift the chicken by using a poultry hook and transfer it into a large bowl and add salted ice water. Let it stand for 10 minutes.
  6. Reserve the stock, and after 10 minutes, remove chicken from ice water and hang over a bowl to drain well.
  7. Now rub the chicken skin with sesame oil.

Chilli Sauce for chicken

1. In a mortar, add chilli, ginger, garlic, sugar and salt. Pound it with a pestle until it smoothens. Add the boiling stock to the mixture and mix well. 2. Now in a pan, heat chicken oil until hot and pour this heated oil over the chilli mixture. Stir, remove and keep it aside for further use.

For Chicken Rice

  1. Pound the garlic and shallots roughly with a mortar and pestle. Keep aside for further use.
  2. Now, in a bowl, add the rendered chicken oil and vegetable oil and combine well.
  3. After that, heat oil in a wok on medium flame and add garlic and ginger, saute until brown. Strain through a sieve and transfer into a bowl. Reserve the oil as well.
  4. Now, in a heavy bottom pan, add rice, 1.2 litres of reserved stock from the chicken and reserved flavoured chicken oil.
  5. Then tie the pandan leaves in a knot and add to the rice. Now cook the rice and bring it to a boil for 5 minutes.
  6. After that turn the flame low and cover the flame.
  7. Cook for 12 minutes, and after that, remove it from the flame.
  8. Let it stand for 10 minutes.

For Dressing & Serving

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  1. Combine the ingredients with about 1/2 cup of the stock from the cooking chicken.
  2. Now slice and debone the chicken in Chinese style and pour the dressing over it.
  3.  After that, scatter with the coriander sprigs.
  4. Serve with sliced cucumber, tomato, sauces and rice.
The Malaysian Hainanese chicken rice is ready to serve. Relish this dish during lunch or dinner time. Bon Appetite!

Crispy Chicken Popcorn, Not Your Regular Popcorns

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In a mood to cook a quick snack? We know you are bored with making regular popcorn, and this is why we are here with the recipe for chicken popcorn. Easy to cook in under 30 minutes, no efforts, no hard work. Chicken popcorn is an easy to cook, delicious, crispy and flavorful snack, which one can enjoy at any time of the day. They make superb tea time as well as midnight snacks. And they taste even better with a dip. The best thing about homemade chicken popcorn is that it can be flavorful; you may make it cheesy or spicy, whichever way you prefer. You may add your favourite spices and herbs, whatever way suits you.
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One more perk of chicken popcorn is, you can even refrigerate it for later use, so when you prepare your evening snack, always keep extra, because huger strikes at midnight too.
Prepare time: 5-10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Ready in: 25-30 mins

Ingredients

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For Marination 
  • 3 Chicken breast, cut into small cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped
  • Ginger Garlic paste – 1 heaped tsp
  • 1 Egg white
  • Cornstarch – 1 tbsp
For Coating 
  • 1 cup Cornflakes, crumble
  • ⅓ cup Bread crumb
  • Oil for frying
For Dip 
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Green chilli, broken
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 2-3 tbsp Olive oil
  •  ½ Cheese block, grated
  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Black pepper powder
For Garnish 
  • Coriander sprig
  • Lemon wedge

Preparation

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For Marination
  1. Take a large bowl, add chicken cubes, salt according to taste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, vinegar, coriander leaves, and ginger garlic paste; mix them all properly.
  2. Now, add egg white, cornstarch and mix everything well.
For Coating 
  1. In another bowl, add cornflakes and crumb it well.
  2. Add bread crumbs to it and mix everything really well.
  3. One by one, coat the chicken cubes into the corn flakes crumb properly.
For Frying 
  1. Take a kadhai, and on a medium flame, heat oil in it.
  2. Slightly, slide the pieces one at a time to the oil.
  3. Fry chicken popcorn in small batches.
  4. On medium flame, deep fry them properly till they turn golden in colour.
  5. Garnish it with a coriander sprig and a lemon wedge.
For Dip 
  1. In a bowl, add garlic, green chilli, coriander leaves, olive oil and with the help of a blender, blend it properly.
  2. Transfer the mixture into another bowl, add mayonnaise, black pepper and mix it evenly.
Serve hot, with dip. If you are not into making a dip yourself, you may just pair it with mayonnaise or cheesy dip or jalapeno dip.

Easy Oyster Stew Recipe

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Oyster stew is a part of The Gambian cuisine and the stew is made with oysters. In the Gambia, oysters are grown in swamps on mangrove roots. It is very popular in the United States and is brought to the US by Irish Immigrants as Catholic Customs. Oyster is a symbol of the arrival of the winter holiday season and it is available in December. Thus, in the Southern United States, oyster stew is prepared on Christmas Eve and in New England cuisine it is served for Thanksgiving.
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This is an easy oyster stew recipe that can be made in few minutes and very healthy and good for health. Oysters are highly nutritious and contain Zinc which improves night vision, rich in protein and a good source of phosphorus, calcium and potassium. Per serving consists of 171.5 kcal
  • Carbohydrates 11.2g
  • Protein 7.0g
  • Potassium 304.8g
  • Sodium 199.7g
  • Cholesterol 46.5g
  • Fat 11.2g
  • Phosphorus 15.9%
  • Zinc 139.75%
  • Magnesium 7.6%
  • Iron 21.2%
  • Calcium 15.9%
Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 10 min
Ready in: 15 min

Ingredients

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  • 340g Fresh raw oysters
  •  1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 2tbsp butter
  • 1 quart half and half, whole milk
  •  2 green onions, chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (Red Chillies) or Tabasco sauce

For Garnishing

  • Sliced green onion

For serving

  • Crackers

Preparation

If you are using fresh oysters, you need to check if the oysters are good or alive. To check, tap it and they should sound like the rock and not hollow. Once checked, steam it so they can open easier.  To open oyster put the larger shell on the bottom and small shell on top, open oysters from the hinge, pop and cut it in half.

Method

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  1. In a saucepan, add butter heat it, add onion and sauté it until it turns soft.
  2. Now add milk, salt, white pepper and cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce.
  3. Add oysters and cook on low heat until the edges of oysters start to curl. Don’t boil the mixture only cook until it turns hot.
  4. Transfer the stew to a bowl and garnish it with sliced onion.
Serve this dish with oyster crackers and avocado salad; this combination will make this dish super healthy. Enjoy the delightful oyster stew with your friends and family.