Daily Archives: September 16, 2011

Banana Cookie Delight

Bananas are always great, specially when served with cream or anything which is chocolatey …..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 14 chocolate chip cookies
  • 4 – 6 tbspns grated dry coconut
  • ½ can nestle condensed milk
  • 4 bananas sliced
  • a pinch of cinnamon (optional)
  • 250 – 500 ml Thick cream (depends how rich you want)
  • Some grated milk chocolate for garnishing

Procedure:

-For cookie layer, put cookies, coconut (and cinnamon) and ¼ can of condensed milk in a food processor and coarsely blend it. With a spatula take the mixture out and lay a layer of it on the bottom of the Pyrex dish or any other clear dish.

-Now lay a layer of sliced bananas. Drizzle 4 tbspns of the condensed milk on it and lay the layer of cream.

  

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-Leave it smooth on the top and sides with a spatula, garnish with some grated chocolate and bananas and refrigerate for 6 hours or more.

-Serve chilled.

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Chicken Korma

Chicken korma is one of the most famous dishes of Pakistan. Indians too make this but with almond and other nut pastes but we make it with simple spices and yogurt. It tastes great and aromatic. Try this and make your day spicy …..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg chicken curry pieces
  • 4 tbspns yogurt
  • 2 onions sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbspn red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn turmeric
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 – 4 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 – 4 black peppercorn
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 1 cinnamon piece
  • 2 drops kewra
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • ½ tspn ginger paste
  • ½ tspn garlic paste

Procedure: -Heat oil and fry onion until its brown and a bit stiff and crunchy. Take it out in a plate with a slotted spoon.

-In the same oil add ginger garlic paste, cinnamon stick, cloves, peppercorns, bay leaf, turmeric, black pepper and all other spices except garam masala and mix well. Stir frequently and don’t let the masala stick to your cooking pan’s bottom.

-Add chicken and mix well. Cook it on medium heat. When the chicken is white add water and let it come to a boil.

-Meanwhile, crush fried onion with your hands and mix with yogurt. Now add salt and garam masala.

-Now gradually introduce this mixture to the cooking mixture with continuous stirring.

-Cover with the lid and cook on low medium heat. Add kewra.

-Once the chicken is cooked and you get the consistency you want, dish it out and serve hot with tandoori or khameeri roti and salad.

Servings:

Serves a family of 4.