Tag Archives: Daddy’s recipes

Mexican Omelette

This is my dad’s recipe. I just tried it and it turned out awesome, do try this and start your day with a perfect treat …..

Ayesha's kitchen

Ingredients:

FOR CHICKEN

  • 1 chicken breast/ thigh/ schnitzel/ 250 gms boneless chicken (sliced/ diced)
  • 3 tbspns soy sauce
  • 2 tbspns chilli sauce or hot sauce
  • Some salt
  • Some coarsely milled black pepper
  • A pinch of white pepper
  • A pinch of paprika
  • ½ tspn garlic paste

FOR EGGS

  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Some salt to season

FOR OMELETTE

  • 1 spring onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 tbspns capsicum salsa
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 1 capsicum chopped
  • Some canned champignons chopped
  • A scoop butter/ 4 tbspns olive oil
  • Some cheddar cheese
  • Some oregano

Procedure:

-Marinate chicken in all the ingredients given for chicken for about 30 minutes. Meanwhile cut all the vegetables and combine and whisk eggs, milk and salt in mixing bowl.

-In a frying pan heat oil and fry chicken. When it begins to change its colour, add salsa sauce, and all the other vegetables. Reserve some capsicum for topping.

-Cook and cook covered until the tomatoes lose their stiffness. Now add eggs and let the mixture settle for about a minute. Now gradually mix. When the eggs are cooked and little bit runny, transfer them to a circular baking pan (spring form pan, preferred).

-Top it with some cheese, oregano and capsicum and bake in a preheated oven (180 degrees Celsius) until the cheese is melted and a bit golden in color.

-Take it out and let it rest for about 2 minutes. Remove the spring of the pan and serve hot with toasted multi grain bread.

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Chicken Al a Kiev (My dad’s recipe)

You must have heard “like mother, like daughter” but in my case it is “Like father, like daughter”. Cooking is my dad’s passion and here I am going to tell you his secret recipe for Chicken Al a Kiev, this recipe is just like Colonel’s fried chicken recipe, you eat it, you like it but when you make it you dont get it rite because it is a blend of some selected spices and sauces……. In our family, many people have tried to make it but they didn’t get it rite, some of them have even tried it thrice but still no luck, so this recipe is for all of them, Guys, now you can make this tasty French delicacy at home by following this simple recipe ….

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

FOR MARINATION:

  • 3 chicken breasts (single pieces, skinless and boneless)
  • Salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbspns soy sauce

FOR WHITE SAUCE

  • 2 tbspns olive oil
  • 100 gms butter
  • 100 gms flour
  • ½ litre milk
  • ¼ cup water

FOR AL A KIEV

  • 2 carrots (peeled)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • ½ cup sliced green olives
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tspn red chilli flakes
  • Some salt and pepper to season

Procedure:

-Cut chicken breasts into thin slices and in a mixing bowl marinade it for 30 minutes.

-For white sauce, mix milk and water and keep it aside. Melt some butter in a sauce pan and add flour. Cook the flour for 2 minutes with constant stirring and gradually add the milk with constant stirring. Avoid lumps.

-Now you will notice that the sauce is getting thick. Remove from heat and keep it aside.

-Now in a separate pan, heat 2 tbspns of olive oil and fry the marinated chicken strips. Add carrots when the chicken changes its colour. Add ½ cup of water and cook it covered until the carrots get tender.

-Add chilli flakes and mushrooms. Cook for about 2 minutes on medium heat. Introduce the white sauce to the chicken and mix well. Add olives and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.

-Garnish with some left over carrot and olives and serve hot with French bread.