Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Chocolate Cake with Ganache

 Ingredients

Butter, softened unsalted (at room temperature) - 220 gram
Golden caster sugar - 220 gram

Eggs - 4
Vanilla  extract - 1 tsp

Self-raising flour - 220 gram
Cocoa Powder - 3 tbsp
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Salt, small pinch

Milk - 2 tbsp

Double Cream - 300 gram
Dark Chocolate - 300 gram

Recipe

Cake

  1. Heat oven to 160°C fan
  2. Line the base of 2 x 20cm (8in) deep cake tin, scrape butter on sides
  3. Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  4. Add Vanilla extract
  5. Add eggs one at a time, beating on low just until they are mixed in
  6. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt fold it into the mixture
  7. Add milk, and fold a bit
  8. Pour batter into the tin
  9. Bake for 20-25 mins
  10. Check and bake for another 5-10 minutes if the cake is not done
  11. Cool the cakes in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes

Ganache

  1. Heat Double Cream in sauce pan
  2. Break chocolate and place in a bowl
  3. When cream is going to boil, pour it over dark chocolate, cover it all up
  4. Let it stand for 2-3 mins
  5. Whisk ganache until it combines and is glossy
  6. Cool for 10 mins, leave in fridge for 30 mins
After sponge is cool, layer up the cake and ice with ganache mix.

Friday, 22 January 2021

Paneer Butter Masala


Paneer - 250 gram pack
Oil
Salt (to taste)

Cinnamon stick - 1
Bay leaves 2-3
Cumin seeds - One tea spoon

Onions - 2-3  large chopped
Cashew nuts - 10 - 12

Tomato - 2 large
Ginger garlic paste - 2 table spoon

Red chilly powder - 1 tea spoon
Cumin powder - 2 tea spoon
Coriander powder - 2 tea spoon
Gram masala powder - 1 tea spoon

Double cream - 2-3 table spoon
Coriander leaves (to garnish)


Recipe

  1. Cut Paneer in cubes, and put in hot water with 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder for few minutes, then take the paneer out of the water

  2. Heat oil in a pot
  3. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, fry for 30 seconds
  4. Add chopped onions and fry them until light brown
  5. Take onions out avoid taking spices out leave them in oil
  6. Grind onions and 10-12 cashew nuts in a grinder

  7. In the remaining oil add two chopped tomato and ginger garlic paste and salt
  8. Once tomatoes starts softening and oil is separated, add cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilly powder and any meat masala, mix well
  9. Add grinded onion in pot and mix well then add paneer (or fried chicken) and mix well again 
  10. Add water and put on low flame till paneer (or chicken) is done
  11. Add double cream and cook for another 5-10 min till oil comes on top
  12. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves

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Sunday, 3 January 2021

Plum Cake

Self raising flour 175 gm

Unsalted butter 175 gm

Golden Caster sugar 175 gm

Eggs 3

Baking powder 1 teaspoon

Dark Chocolate 75 gm

Dry fruits (raise etc)

Friday, 16 October 2020

Kashmiri Roti

Also called Kasher Czot / Kashmiri Czot / Kandur Czot

Ingredients

Plain flour - 500 gm
Water - 260 ml
Butter - 25 gm
Milk Powder - 2 table spoon
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Yeast - 1/2 tsp


Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Sheermal

Ingredients

Plain Flour 500 gram
Salt - 10 gram
Butter - 65 gram

Castor Sugar - 25 gram
Milk Powder - 50 gram

Egg - 1
Cream - 20 gram
Kewra Water - 20 gram
Milk - 220 ml
Saffron (few strands in 2 tbsp Luke warm water)

Yeast - 1 tsp

Panasonic Bread maker Setting 22

Sheermal





Saturday, 18 July 2020

Mutton Tikka


Kashmir style Mutton tikka (also called Seekh tuji) or Chicken barbecue

Ingredients

Mutton Boneless or Chicken quarter Legs - 1 KG

Mustard Oil
Red Chili Powder - 1 tbsp

Curd - 1 cup
Vinegar - 2 tbsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp

Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder -1/2 tsp
Meat Masala - 2 tbsp
Salt

Recipe
  1. Heat mustard oil, fry red chili powder
  2. Add all ingredients (preferably use whole coriander, cumin and black pepper seeds, roast it and then grind it for extra flavour)
  3. Leave to marinate overnight
  4. Grill



Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Bihari Kabab

Ingredients

Chicken / Lamb / Beef - 1 kg (long strips)
(If lamb or beef then papaya for marinating, beef will take more time to marinate)

Papaya

Onion - 2
Ginger and Garlic - 2 tbsp

Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Black Pepper - 1 tsp
Garam Masala (Green Cardamom, Black Cardamom, Clove, Nutmeg/Jayphal, Mace/Javitri, cinnamon stick) or use meat masala
Khas Khas - 1 tbsp
Red Chilli - 2

Yoghurt - 1/2 cup
Bhuna Besan - 1 tbsp
Mustard Oil
Salt


Recipe
  1. Roast all Graram masala, cumin seed, black pepper in a pan for a minute and then grind
  2. Grind onion, ginger, garlic, Khas Khas and Red Chilli
  3. Marinate meat with the above mix, yoghurt, bhuna bean, salt and mustard oil.
  4. Add papaya if it's lamb or beef.
  5. Marination Time - Chicken - 1.5 hr, Lamb - 2hour, Beef - 2 hour
  6. Fry on a pan, covered on one side, once done on the other side, repeat in batches or Grill in an oven or on a barbecue