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Makfoul with vegetables

Ingredients: vegetables of your choice ( onion, carrots, courgette, potato and green peas) Couscous salt olive oil couscoussier ( pot plus a steamer basket) half of table spoon ground sweet red pepper Preparation: Bring about an inch of water to a boil in the bottom of a pot into which your steamer basket. Put tall chopped vegetables in steamer basket. Add some salt and ground pepper. Set over the boiling water, cover, and steam until tender to the bite, 3 to 5 minutes. Prepare the couscous: Place…

Dynamite Chicken

Ingredients Chicken boneless cubes ½ kg Soy sauce 1 tbs Paprika powder 1 tbs - Salt 1 tsp or to taste Dried oregano 2 tsp Garlic powder 1 tsp Corn flour ½ Cup Wheat flour ½ Cup Black pepper powder ½ tsp or to taste Salt ½ tsp or to taste Eggs 2 Oil for frying Sriracha sauce or Chili sauce 4 tbs Mayonnaise ¾ Cup Tomato ketchup 2-3 tbs Honey 1 tsp Garlic powder) ½ tsp Paprika powder ½ tsp Green onion INSTRUCTIONS Pat dry chicken boneless cubes with kitchen towel or paper. In chicken boneless cubes,add soy sauce,paprika…

Curry Puff

Ingredients Makes about 20-24 pieces 200 g potato, peeled and small diced 1½ Tbsp vegetable oil ½ cup small diced onion A pinch of salt 1½ tsp curry powder 200 g ground chicken (preferably a coarse grind) 1 Tbsp soy sauce  1½ tsp sugar ¼ tsp ground white pepper 8 cilantro stems, finely chopped 6 sheets of 10-inch spring roll wrappers (see note) 1 egg, beaten well Vegetable oil for frying Note: if you can’t find 10-inch spring roll wrappers, you can use 8 sheets of 8-inch spring roll wrappers, cut into 3 strips instead of 4.…

Chicken Wonton

Ingredients: Chicken boneless 250 gms Green onion chopped 2 Cups Green chilies 7-8 or to taste Capsicum 1 medium Soy sauce 1 tbs Black pepper powder ½ tsp or to taste Chicken cube ½ Oil 1 tsp Salt ¼ tsp or to taste Egg beaten 1 Wonton wraps or regular square spring roll wrap Oil for frying Directions: Pat dry chicken boneless cubes with kitchen tissue. In chopper,add chicken boneless cubes,green onion,green chilies,capsicum,soy sauce,black pepper powder,chicken cube,oil,salt and chop until well combined & set aside. Take…

Spicy Fish Croquettes

Ingredients: Oil 2-3 tbs Onion chopped 1 large Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Fish boneless cubes 500 gms Lemon juice 3 tbs Cumin seeds roasted & crushed 1 tsp Coriander seeds roasted & crushed 1 tsp Red chili powder 1 & ½ tsp or to taste Curry powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder ½ tsp Salt 1 & ½ tsp or to taste Tomato paste 2 tbs Potatoes boiled 250 gms Fresh coriander & Mint leaves chopped ½ Cup Pickled jalapenos finely chopped 2 tbs Eggs 2 Water ¼ Cup Bread crumbs ½ Cup or as required Paprika powder 1 tsp…

ZALABIA

Zalabia is a very famous treat during Ramadan in Algeria. It is best served with teaIngredients 1-cup of flour 2-cup of fine semolina3- 1 tablespoon yeast4- 2 table spoons vegetable oil5- a pinch of salt6-food coloring7- 1 and 1/2 cup of warm water 8- SyrupPreparation Mix all the ingredients together except the…

Makfoul- Algerian Couscous with Broad Beans

Ingredients: Broad beans (they  should be podded unless they are very young and tender) Couscous salt olive oil couscoussier ( pot plus a steamer basket) Preparation: Bring about an inch of water to a boil in the bottom of a pot into which your steamer basket. Put trimmed and cleaned green beans in the steamer basket. Add some salt. Set over the boiling water, cover, and steam until tender to the bite, 3 to 5 minutes. Prepare the couscous: Place couscous in a large bowl. Add in some water and salt to taste. Let it set for 3…

Indian Chicken Biryani ( First Try)

Please note that the recipe I tried was found in the following website https://yummyindiankitchen.com/chicken-biryani-recipe-eid-special-recipe/ INGREDIENTS For marinating chicken: 750 gms chicken cleaned and washed well salt - to taste 1 tsp red chilli powder ¼ tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp full ginger garlic paste ½ tsp garam masala powder(powder of cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper) ½ tsp black pepper powder(kali mirch powder) ½ bunch coriander leaves 10-12 mint leaves 6 green chillies vertically slit 1 cup fried…