Sunday, August 21, 2016

Dhokla ڈھوکلا ढोकला ઢોકળા

Dhokla is a popular Gujarati snack. My friend Arif Memon told me regarding this snack. Gola Ganda gali Dhoraji near Times medicos stadium road , you can find shops selling this snack.

Gujarati  Dhokla
Ingredients:

  • Besan  2 cup
  • Suji 2 tablespoon
  • Ginger and green chilli paste 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice from 2 lemons
  • Haldi powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sugar 2 teaspoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Eno fruit salt 2 sachets (1 heaped teaspoon)
  • Oil 1 teaspoon
  • Warm water 1 cup
  • Pre-greased cooking pan
  • Steamer with stand

Tarka  Ingredients:

  • Green Chillies sliced and chopped seedless  3
  • Hing a pinch
  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Karhi patta few
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon
  • Water 2 teaspoon
  • Cooking oil 2 tablespoon
Garnish

  • Fresh Coraiander leaves
  • Grated fresh coconut

Procedure:

  • Sieve besan  in a bowl.
  • Then add suji and sugar , mix well.
  • Now add water in portion then add lemon juice and mix well again.
  • Leave covered for 15 minutes.
  • Then stir well, add  haldi, ginger green chilli paste, salt, and 1 teaspoon oil. Mix well.
  • Now add Eno fruit salt  on top side add 1 teaspoon water to it and mix vigorously in one direction only.
  • Then quickly pour in the  pre-lubricated cooking pan. tap to settle.
  • Now place in a steamer stands contains 1 glass of  boiling water.
  • Cook on steam for 30-50 minutes.
  • Check for completion of the cooking process by inserting knife, if no stickiness on knife the Dhokla is done.
  • Shut down the flame. Cool and remove it from cooking pan.
  • Cut into pieces and apply tarka.
  • Tarka is prepared by heating oil in a frying pan, adding hing and  mustard. When mustard pop up adds green chillies, sugar, karhi patta. Fry for few seconds. carefully add water to it fry then pour over prepared and diced Dhokla.
  • Delicious Dhokla are ready. 
  •  Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and grated fresh cocnut.
  • Serve with Ketchup.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Karachi Beef Biryani کراچی بیف بریانی

Pakistan Azadi  Day Celebrations      
Try Karachi Beef Biryani and enjoy. For Recipe click on the below link

https://miansari66.blogspot.com/2010/12/beef-biryani.html

Karachi Beef Biryani

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Dosa

Dosa is a South Indian snack. Today we remembering those who migrated from South India to Karachi Pakistan on 14th August 1947.

Dosa
Ingredients:

  • Rice  (Motay Chawal)    1 cup
  • Mash dal washed   1cup
  • Methi dana  1 teaspoon
  • Oil for smear/dripping

Procedure:

  • Soak rice, mash dal and methi dana in enough water for 4-5 hours.
  • Then drain and mash together to a smooth and soft mixture.
  • Keep covered in a cool and dry place for 8 hours to ferment.
  • Then bake in a non-stick frying pan by pouring a tablespoon or two of the fermented mixture and spread quickly to a thin and round shape.
  • Apply oil on sides with the help of a spoon.
  • Remove when done. Repeat the baking procedure again on medium heat.
  • Delicious Dosa is ready.
  • Serve plain or with chutney or aloo bhurta.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Balushahi بالو شاھی

Balushahi is a mouthwatering sweetmeat. It requires extra care and time to make. The recipe is simple every ingredient is already in your kitchen.

Balushahi
Ingredients:
  • Maida  (all purpose flour)   3 cup
  • Ghee   3/4 cup
  • Yoghurt  1/4 cup
  • Baking soda 3/4 teaspoon
  • Ghee for frying
Procedure:
  • Add baking soda, ghee, and yoghurt to maida.
  • Mix roughly, then at a very little water to make a medium soft dough.  Do not work more on dough only rough dough is ok.
  • Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Then make small round ball, flatten it and thump press in the centre.
  • Then fry in oil on a very low flame (Just above simmering heat).
  • It will take 15-20 minutes.
  • Do not stir during frying. When to double in size, invert and fry to golden colour.
  • After frying dip into the sugar syrup.
  • (Sugar syrup is prepared by adding 3 cup sugar into a 1/2 -  3/4 cup of water and boil to make syrup, cool down 50 degrees C before adding fried balushahi).



Sunday, July 31, 2016

Dunkin' Donuts Home Made گھر پر تیار کئے گئے ڈونٹس


Here are Dunkin' Donuts prepared at home. Similar taste and decorations.


Donuts Home Made

Doughnuts Home Made

Ingredients:
  • Maida (all purpose flour)   2 cup
  • Luke warm milk 3/4 cup
  • Butter  salted lukewarm melted  1/4 cup
  • Sugar 2 teaspoon heaped
  • Dry Yeast 1 teaspoon
  • Icing sugar for coating
  • Dark Brwon Chocolate melted to pouring consistency  100 -200 g for glazing
  • White Chocolate  melted to pouring consistency  100-200 g for glazing
  • Sprinkle of various colours and shapes as desired
Procedure:
  • Add sugar and yeast to the maida.
  • Then add butter and mix well.
  • Now add luke warm milk in portions, mix, and dough well until a soft a dough is obtained.
  • Make round ball like shape then flatten to a 1/2 inch thick with the help of roller pin and board.
  • Now cut 3 inch round shape disks with the help of a glass or mould. Also, cut holes in the centre.
  • Apply oil on top of each doughnut.
  • Keep in warm place for 2 hours to puff in double size.
  • Then fry in oil to a golden colour on both sides at low to medium flame.
  • Roll in icing sugar while hot.
  • Donuts are ready for glazing.
  • Apply melted chocolate glazing and decorate with the sprinkle.
  • Delicious and mouth watering Donuts are ready.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Brown Cake براؤن کیک

Brwon Cake is a delicious  sweet treat for all occasion.  Here is my old and time tested recipe.

Brown Cake
Brown Cake in Baking Pan
Ingredients:

  • Maida  (all purpose flour)  2 cup (200g)
  • Sugar  1 cup (150-175 g)
  • Butter  100 g
  • Eggs 2
  • Cocoa powder 2 teaspoons heaped (10g)
  • Baking powder  1 teaspoon
  • Corn Starch  1 tablespoon
  • Baking round pan 8 inch

Procedure:
  • Sift maida, cocoa powder, baking powder and corn starch 4 times to mix well.  Keep aside.
  • Now in a large  glass bowl ,  whisk together butter and sugar with a hand whisker.
  • Then add egg one by one , while whisking to a smooth texture.
  • Now fold in maida cocoa mixture in portions to a uniform batter.
  • Shift the contents into a 8 inch round pan (lubricated and baking paper lined)
  • Place in a pre-heated oven at 190-degree celsius ( 350-degree F or gas mark 3-4).
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Check for completion of baking by inserting a knife or bamboo skewer. If come out clean then the cake is done.
  • Remove from oven and cool for 20-30 minutes.
  • Delicious Brown Cake is ready.
  • Decorate with frosting/icing.
  • Cut into pieces and serve.




Sunday, July 17, 2016

Chocolate Brownie چاکلیٹ براؤنی

Yummy Chocolate Brownie is a most favourite dessert for all ages, but children like the more.

Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate Brownie with Decoration
Ingredients:

  • Butter   100-125 g
  • Cooking chocolate 100-125 g
  • Sugar  1 cup
  • Egg 3
  • Cocoa powder 1 teaspoon heaped
  • Vanilla essence few drops
  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Maida (all purpose flour) 1 cup
  • Baking pan non- stick   8 inches rectangular.

Procedure:

  • Take cooking chocolate and butter in a large glass bowl.
  • Melt down on simmering water bath, stir during melting procedure.
  • When melted take out from the water bath.
  • Cool for a minute.
  • Then add sugar and mix with the help of  hand whisker.
  • Then add eggs one by one , whisk well.
  • Add cocoa powder and salt, whisk well
  • At last add maida in portion, whisk well.
  • Now pour in pre-lubricated baking pan.
  • Place in pre-heated oven at 180-degree celsius (350 degrees F) , Gas mark 4 (Moderate heat).
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Check with piercing a knife or baboo skewers for any under-baking.
  • Remove from oven and cool.
  • Delicious Chocolate Brownie is ready.
  • Serve in bite size pieces, with or without decoration.


Saturday, July 2, 2016

Lasagna / Lasagne لزا نیہ

Lasagna لزانیہ  is a very popular Italian dish. It is very rich and nutritious.

Lasagna   لزانیہ
Lasagna Serving
Lasagna in Baking Dish
Lasagna in Oven 
Ingredients:
  • Prepared Keema /Minced beef or mutton  1 kg
  • Lasagna sheets  1 packet 
  • Cheddar cheese grated 1/2 cup
  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1/2 cup
  • Tomato Ketchup as required  
  • White Sauce one cup
  • Red Sauce one cup
Procedure:
  • Prepare Lasagna sheets as directed on pack.
  • Prepare Minced meat of your choice. select the following link 
https://miansari66.blogspot.com/search?q=Keema

How to prepare white Sauce:
Ingredients:
  • Butter 1 tablespoon
  • Maida 1 tablespoon
  • Black pepper 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Milk 1/2  to 1 cup
  • Melt butter in a pan.
  • Then add maida fry for a minute.
  • Then add salt and black pepper and milk.
  • Cook on low flame till thick. 
  • Make two portions.
  • In one portion add ketchup and mix well. It is your red sauce.
  • Now arrange layers in Lasagna dish.
  • The first layer boiled lasagna, then prepared keema, then red sauce, then grated cheese.
  • second Layer boiled lasagna, then prepared keema, then white sauce and then grated cheese.
  • Top layer boiled lasagna and then grated cheese.
  • Bake in a pre-heated  oven at the full gas mark for 15-30 minutes.
  • Delicious Lasagna is ready.
  • Serve hot.