Coriander Oats Egg Sandwich With Roasted Almonds

Ingredients 1 hard-boiled egg , peeled and chopped 40 gms Masala & Coriander SMO 2 Tbsp chopped celery 1 Tbsp chopped green onion or chives 1/3 tsp garam masala 3 gm salt 3 gm Crushed Pepper 2 Lettuceleaves 2 slices wheat bread toasted or plain 8-10 Rosted Almonds Preparation Mash up the chopped egg a bit with a fork. Cook SMO as per packet instructions. Add the chopped hard-boiled egg, celery and onion. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and garam masala powder to taste. Mix with a spoon. Toast your bread slices if making [...]

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Fruit-and-Nut Trail Mix

Ingredients 1/4 cup raw cashews 1/4 cup raw walnut halves Sea salt or kosher salt 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup Dried Apricots 1/4 cup banana chips 1/4 cup Rosted Almonds 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries Preparation Preheat the oven to 350°. Toss the nuts with a pinch of salt and spread on a baking sheet. Toast for 10 minutes until golden, stirring halfway through. Let the nuts cool completely. Mix the nuts with the dried fruits.

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Almond Oat Chidva

Ingredients oil for deep frying, as required 1 cup oats (quick cooking oats) 5 to 6 cashews (kaju) 1 tablespoon peanuts (moongphali) 1 tablespoon roasted chana dal 1 tablespoon golden raisins (kishmish) 1 tablespoon oil for tempering a pinch of asafoetida (hing) ½ teaspoon sugar 1 to 2 green chilies, sliced or slit 8 to 10 curry leaves (kadi patta) salt as required 5 to 6 Almonds, chopped Preparation Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying. once the oil becomes hot, then reduce the flame. Take a fine sieve ladle which is less [...]

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Tropical Mango Strawberry Spring Rolls

Ingredients 1/2 cup finely chopped Strawberry Dried Fruit 12 rice paper wrappers 2 firm yellow bananas, chopped 1 cup Mango Dried Fruit, cut into matchsticks 3 kiwi, chopped a bunch of fresh mint Preparation I double wrapped my rolls, resulting in 6 roles. If you use one wrap, you obviously will end up with 12 rolls. The amount of fruit you need will be dependent on how much you add. I added about a tablespoon of berries, kiwi and banana each, and 6-8 mango sticks, [...]

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Stawberry, Cranberry & Pineapple Uttapam Recipe

Ingredients 2 to 3 cups dosa batter ½ to ¾ cup finely chopped onions ½ to ¾ cup finely chopped tomatoes ½ to ¾ cup finely chopped Peach Dried Fruit ½ to ¾ cup finely chopped Strawberry Dried Fruit ½ to ¾ cup finely chopped Pineapple Dried Fruit ½ to ¾ cup finely chopped Cranberry Dried Fruit 1 or 2 green chilies (hari mirch), finely chopped 1 to 2 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta), optional ghee or butter or oil, add as required pav bhaji masala [...]

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Curried butternut squash and pickled dried mixed fruit

Ingredients 6 green cardamom pods, bruised 80g brown sugar 50ml water 100ml balsamic vinegar For the curry 1 large onion (finely chopped) 100g curry paste (madras is good) 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes 80g tomato puree 150ml water 1 large butternut squash (peeled and diced) 50g plain yoghurt Salt and sugar 200g Dried mix Fruits Preparation Put the cardamom pods in a non-metallic bowl with the sugar, water and vinegar. Stir to dissolve then add the dried mix Fruits. Leave for several hours to pickle. In a large pan add a little oil and fry [...]

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Cranberry Banana Oat Bread

Ingredients 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 1/4 cups mashed ripe bananas 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/3 cup melted butter 1/2 cup white sugar 3/4 cup Dried Cranberries 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice Preparation Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 1/2 x 8 1/2-inch loaf pan with butter. Whisk the flour, oats, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl; set aside. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until smooth. [...]

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Chelsea buns

Ingredients 500g/1lb strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 1tsp salt 1 x 7g/¼oz sachet fact-action dried yeast 300ml/10fl oz milk 40g/1½oz unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 1 free-range egg vegetable oil, for greasing For the filling 25g/1oz unsalted butter, melted 75g/3oz soft brown sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 150g/5oz dried mixed fruit For the glaze 2 tbsp milk 2 tbsp caster sugar Preparation Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Make a well in the middle and add the yeast. Meanwhile, warm the milk and butter in a saucepan until the butter melts [...]

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Spicy Roasted Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds

Ingredients 1 cup Rosted pumpkin seeds 1 cup Rosted sunflower seeds 3 Tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon pinch of ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3/4 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste after baking 3/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes 1 large egg white Preparation Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside. Mix together salt, sugar and spices. Set aside. Whip egg white in a medium [...]

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Dried Fruits & Seed Loaf

Ingredients 125 Grams Pumpkin seeds 125 Grams Sunflower seeds 3Tablespoons Flax seed 100 Grams Dried apricots 100 Grams Prunes 1½ Teaspoons Salt 200 Milliliters Rye flour 400 Milliliters Wheat flour 500 Milliliters Yogurt 1 Teaspoon Bicarbonate 50 Milliliters Molasses (or corn syrup) 25 Milliliters Oatmeal Preparation Turn on the oven at 175 C. Use whatever dried fruits you have, I picked apricots and prunes this time but raisins and cranberries are also good. Slice the fruit. Mix the seeds, here I have pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and flax seeds. Add salt and Add the rye flour as [...]

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