LAMB CHOPS WITH VINE LEAVES

INGREDIENTS: Lamb chops: 500 gm Olive oil: 1 tbsp Onions, sliced: 1 Garlic, chopped: 2 Lamb mince: 300 gm Cinnamon powder: 1/4 tsp Salt to taste Lamb stock: 1 litre Rice: 1/2 cup Tomato, finely chopped: 1 Parsley, chopped: 2 tbsp Pine seeds, roasted: 3 tbsp Vine leaves: 10 Lemon slices for garnishing   METHOD … Continue Reading

ARABIC MEAT CUBES

INGREDIENTS: Mutton cubes, boneless: 500 gm Ginger garlic paste: 2 tbsp Lime juice: 1 tbsp White vinegar: 1 tsp Salt to taste Red chili powder: 1/2 tsp White pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Olive oil: 2 tbsp   METHOD Marinate mutton in ginger garlic paste, lime juice, white vinegar, salt, red chili powder & white pepper … Continue Reading

BURRANI BHOJAN (AFGHANISTAN) VEG

INGREDIENTS: Aubergine, cut into roundels: 1 large Olive oil: 1 tbsp Onion, cut into roundels: 2 Capsicum, cut into roundels: 1 Tomato, cut into roundels: 2 Cheese, grated: 2 tbsp Salt to taste FOR THE DRESSING Hung curd: 1 cup Red chili powder: 1 tsp Garlic, chopped: 3   METHOD Heat a skillet, add 1/2 … Continue Reading

CHERMOULA CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS: Chicken pieces: 8 Potatoes, boiled: 4 Lemon wedges to garnish: 2 FOR CHERMOULA MARINADE Onion, chopped: 1 Garlic, chopped: 3 Cumin powder: 1 1/2 tsp Red chili powder: 1/2 tsp Paprika powder: 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp Rind of a lemon Juice of a lemon Parsley, chopped: 3 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped: 3 … Continue Reading

STUFFED DATES ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Dates: 12-16 Lemon rind: 1 tsp Almonds: 12-16 Ricotta cheese: 100 gm Castor sugar: 2 tbsp   METHOD 1) Slit dates carefully & remove the seeds. 2) Gently open them & keep aside. 3) Finely grate lemon rind. 4) Roast almonds & set aside. 5) Mix ricotta cheese & castor sugar well. 6) Add … Continue Reading

ARABIC AUBERGINE ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Aubergines, medium sized: 4 Salt to taste Olive oil: 4 tbsp Onions, sliced: 2 Tomato, sliced: 2 Nutmeg powder: a pinch Garlic, chopped: 2 Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Sugar: 1/4 tsp Parsley, chopped: 1 tbsp   METHOD 1) Cut aubergines into half & then lengthwise. 2) Sprinkle salt & let stand for 30 … Continue Reading

ARABIAN FISH CURRY

INGREDIENTS: Fish, sliced: 300 gm Salt to taste White pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Lemon juice: 1 Flour: 2 tbsp Olive oil: 4 tbsp Green chili, slit: 2 Onions, sliced: 2 Cumin seeds: 1 tsp Garlic, chopped: 3 Capsicum, julienne: 1/4 Red pepper, julienne: 1/4 Yellow pepper, julienne: 1/4 Coriander powder: 1 tsp Tomato paste: 1 … Continue Reading

GRILLED FISH WITH GARLIC, WALNUT & TAHINI SAUCE

INGREDIENTS: Fish, sliced: 400 gm Mint leaves: 15 Olive oil: 3 tbsp Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp FOR THE SAUCE Butter: 1 tbsp Garlic, chopped: 2 Onion, sliced: 1 White wine: 70 ml Cream: 200 ml Vegetable stock: 100 ml Walnut paste: 1 1/2 tsp Tahini paste: 1 tsp Paprika powder: 1/4 … Continue Reading

FALAFEL ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Chickpeas: 1 cup Garlic,chopped: 2-3 Spring onions, chopped: 4 Coriander leaves,chopped: 2 tbsp Parsley fresh, chopped: 1 tbsp Salt to taste Baking soda: a pinch Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Cumin powder: 1 1/2 tsp Red chili powder: 1 1/2 tsp Dry crumbs: 1 cup Olive oil: 1 cup   METHOD 1) Soak chickpeas … Continue Reading

ARABIAN MEAT CUBES ( NO OIL )

INGREDIENTS: Mutton cubes: 500 gm Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp Lemon juice: 2 tbsp Vinegar: 1 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Red chili powder: 1 tsp White pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Dry mango powder: 1/4 tsp Parsley, chopped: 1 tbsp   METHOD 1) Marinate mutton cubes in ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, red … Continue Reading