Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Chicken Jalfrezi

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast cut in chunks
1 large onion chopped
2 tsp. minced garlic
3 plum tomatoes, chopped
2 tsp. coriander seed, ground
½ tsp tumeric
1 tsp cumin seed, ground
½ tsp. red chili powder
1 Tbsp. ginger paste
Fresh cilantro

In oil brown onion and garlic, add tomato. Cover pan and cook until tomato is mushy. Add coriander seed, tumeric, cumin seed, and chili powder. Add chicken then ginger. Cover pan and cook about 15 min. Add chopped cilantro and cook for about another 10 minutes. Serve with rice or bread.

We really like this recipe so thought I would start the year off with this dish. I probably won’t put pics of the Pakistani dishes just because it’s hard to get an appetizing, decent pic of the food, it all sort of looks like stew, haha.

Friday, January 05, 2007

Ras Malai

Part 1

1 cup powdered milk
1 egg
1 tsp. oil
1/4 tsp. baking powder

Part 2

1 liter (32 oz) whole milk
6 Tbsp. sugar
4 green cardamom seeds or 1 tsp. ground cardamom
1 Tbsp. chopped pistachios
Rose Water

Mix together ingredients for part 1 into dough and form small balls.

Boil milk with sugar and cardamom. Add balls when they start to swell lower heat for 10 minutes. Add rose water and pistachios, chill.