Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Tattie Scone

Tattie Scone is an Scottish recipe.

  1. 2 cups mashed potatoes
  2. 1-1/2 cups plain flour (more if necessary)
  3. 1/4 tsp salt
  4. 1 tsp melted butter (more if necessary)

  1. Mash potatoes well, beat in butter with a fork.
  2.  Add flour to mashed potatoes.
  3. Knead with hands and form into a soft ball. 
  4. Roll to the size of Chapati, (roll out until 1/4-inch thin)
  5.  and Cut into 4 parts when done.
  6. Fry on Tawa / pan for  3 minutes per side, till slightly brown.
  7. Serve warm with melted butter.
  8. Can also have with any leafy vegetable the Indian way :) 

Paneer Chili Fry

Paneer chili Fry

  1. 100 Gm Paneer
  2. 1/2 Cup green and red capsicum
  3. 1tsp ginger paste
  4. 1-2 green chili
  5. 1 onion finely chopped
  6. turmeric a pinch
  7. 1 tsp cumin
  8. salt to taste
  9. 2 tbsp oil

  1. Cut paneer into small pieces and capsicum too
  2. In oil fry onion, when translucent add cumin, ginger paste and slit green chily.
  3. fry well and add turmeric and salt.
  4. now add chopped capsicum, do not cook much, just fry for a minute.
  5. then add paneer , mix everything together for 2-3 minutes.
  6. if needed add salt.
  7. serve hot with chapati or roti.

Kesar Phirni

Kesar Phirni 

  1. 1 Liter milk
  2. 40-50 gm rice soaked for 3-4 hours then grind to coarse paste
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  5. 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
  6. few pinch kesar (saffron) 
  7. Pistachio and almond blanched 3 tablespoon

  1. In a thick bottom pot boil milk for 10 to 15 mins.
  2. When boiling add rice paste (paste should be semi liquid, not to thick as it may tend to become lumps)
  3. and keep stirring continuously.
  4. It will start becoming thick.
  5. Add kesar  and sugar.
  6. Then add Almond and pistachios.
  7. Traditionally served on small clay plate.
  8. serve cold.