Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Kulcha Sandwich

I was going to my Art class n the school is on 6th floor. I was just generally thinking about preparing something of the baked beans that i had bought the night before. Thinking about i entered into the lift .. and thought of making sandwich using Kulchas than using bread. And by the time i reached on 6th flour. i was ready with following recipe of kulcha and beans sandwich.
(Makes 8)

Ingredients
1 Can of Tomato based baked beans
1 medium Onion (Sliceit finely)
1 tbsp garlic paste
1 medium Capsicum (optional)
Salt, red Chili powder, to taste,

100 Gms Paneer.
Slice them with thickness of 2/3 centimeter.
Paneer needs to be marrinated.
For that you require:
2 table spoon of extra Vigin Olive Oil.
Pinch of Salt, Black pepper
(mix these ingridients and marinate paneer for 15 mins)

Sundried Tomato slices.
1 Spring Onion (chopped) (optional)
4 kulchas (standard size)


Method:
In a pan, add little oil in a pan, add Onion, Garlic paste, Capsicum saute them till they become tender. add beans and keep stiring. Add salt n chili to taste.( since baked beans are already salted, so add salt accordingly).

In the another pan, grill the Paneer until golden brown on each side.

To assemble the the sandwich.

Place a Kulcha, Spread the baked beans paste on it, top it with paneer, sundried tomatoes and sping onion. Cover this with another Kulcha.

On the Non stick grill pan or tava, (brushed with little oil), grill the sancwich, until crips and golden brown, Remove cut with help of sharp knife ( i use Pizza cutter) divide it into 4.

Serve it with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.


Monday, July 28, 2008

Water melon VodKa

Deseed the 1 small(1 kg) Water Melon. Pour 170 ML VodKa ... and Churn!

Refrigerate for atleast an hour!

Makes a Pitcher!!

Fresh Tomato Salsa

4 Tomatoes
1 small capsicum
5-6 pieces Jalapenos (since fresh isn’t available in India so I used chopped packed ones)
3-4 cloves of garlic
1 small onion
1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander.
Salt to taste
Red chili powder per the hotness you want.

Deseed the tomatoes. Don't throw away the seeded and liquid portion of tomatoes that come out while deseeding tomatoes. Prepare a pure of it. Stain the pure to separate pulp. (We only need pure no pulp).

Finely chop Capsicum, jalapenos, garlic and onion. And give a slight churn in blender. Add tomatoes, Salt, Chili, coriander, and Puree and again slightly churn all a blender.

If u sees it’s too watery then stains the water.

Refrigerate it for at least 2 hours.

And it’s ready to serve!