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Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 750 gms mincemeat (beef/ chicken/ mutton)
  • 2 onion sliced
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 cups fresh peas
  • 2 tbspns yogurt
  • 1 tbspns crushed ginger
  • Some coriander leaves for garnishing

SPICES:

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 – 4 cloves
  • 4 peppercorns
  • Some salt
  • 1 tspn coriander powder
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • Some red chilli
  • 1 tspn nigella seeds (kalaunji)
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn methi leaves
  • 1 big cardamom

Procedure:

-Heat oil and fry onion, bay leaf, cardamom, cloves and ginger until everything is golden brown. Now add tomatoes and mix until they tend to lose the stiffness.

-Now add mincemeat and cook until it starts changing its colour. Break into in to small pieces with the wooden stirring spoon.

-Now add all the spices except methi leaves and yogurt and cook covered for 5 minutes on medium heat. Add peas and stir. Cook covered for further 20 minutes on low medium heat or until the oil comes up.

-Now add methi leaves, coriander and green chillies and serve.

Keema Aalu Methi

If you are not in mood of just vegetables, add some mincemeat ……….

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 500 gms mincemeat
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbspn garlic and ginger, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • ½ cup oil
  • 500 gms methi (fresh fenugreek leaves)
  • 2 large potatoes , peeled and diced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbspn red chilli flakes
  • 1 tspn turmeric powder
  • 2 tbspns yogurt
  • 1 tspn coriander powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala powder

Procedure:

-Heat oil and fry onion and ginger garlic until its golden red. Add mincemeat and stir, break and cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until the mincemeat changes its colour.

-Add methi, potatoes and all the spices. Stir and cook until the water dries. Add tomatoes and yogurt and cook covered on medium heat for 20 minutes or until the oil hoose out.

-Serve hot with raita, salad and rotis.

Mooli Wale Parathay

One of my favorite breakfasts ………….

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

FOR PARATHA

  • 3 cups wheat flour
  • 2 cups meda
  • Some water for kneading the dough
  • Some oil/ghee / butter for frying parathas

FOR FILLING

  • 1 large size white radish (peeled and grated)
  • Salt
  • Red chilli flakes
  • 1 tspn chaat masala
  • 6 tbspns coriander chopped
  • 4 tbspns green chillies chopped
  • 1 tspn chopped mint (good for digestion)
  • ¼ tspn carom seeds (ajvain)
  • 1 tbspn cracked coriander
  • 1 tspn cumin seeds (zeera)
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • ½ tspn turmeric

Procedure:

-In a mixing bowl, combine plain flour & wheat flour and add knead into a soft dough by adding water gradually. Keep aside for 20 minutes.

-Now make small balls of dough, 2 per paratha.

-Roll them flat with a rolling pin into a saucer size chapatti.

-Place 1 ½ – 2 tbspns of radish filling on one chapatti and cover it with the other one. Press the edges to seal.

-Flat with your palm and fingers and then use a rolling pin to plat the edges.

-Place the parathas on a hot griddle. After 15 secs or when it looks like it is half cooked flip the side and apply some oil. I use spoon to apply oil.

-Then flip the side and apply oil to the other side. Cook from both the sides until both are brown and good.

-Do the same with remaining dough and filling.

-Serve hot with anda, yogurt and achar.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Anda Paratha Naashta

Famous Breakfast combination in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. You can get it anywhere in Punjab even in NWFP and other provinces but home made is the best and when Ayesha’s Kitchen recipe is followed its awesome!

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Try out and let me know what you think about it!

Ingredients:

FOR PARATHA

Saada Paratha

FOR OMELETTE

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tspns milk
  • Some salt and red chilli flakes
  • 1 shallot chopped
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 2 tbspns chopped capsicum
  • 1 tspn chopped spring onion
  • 2 tspns chopped coriander
  • 2 tspns oil for frying

Procedure:

-In a mixing bowl, crack 2 eggs, add milk, salt and red chilli flakes and whisk.

-Now add vegetables and stir.

-Heat some oil on a griddle (tawa)/ or in a frying pan and spread this egg mixture all over. When egg starts to turn white on the edges, flip the side and cook until its golden.

-Serve hot with parathas and achar.

Chicken Nihari

Nihari is mostly made with beef but people who don’t eat beef can try this ……….

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Ingredients:

  • 2 kgs. Chicken pieces (large size pieces)
  • 1 ½ cup oil
  • 100 gms Aata (wheat flour)(pan roasted and mixed with water)
  • 1 tspn garlic paste
  • 1 tspn ginger paste
  • 1 litre. Water

FOR MASALA

  • 2 tbspns red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tspn nigella seeds
  • ½ tbspn garlic powder
  • ½ tbspn Fried dried onion
  • 1 tbspn cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tspn Fennel seeds
  • 1 tbspn black pepper
  • ½ tspn mace
  • 1 tspn nutmeg
  • 1 tbspn ginger powder
  • 1 tbspn black cumin
  • ½ tspn cloves
  • ½ cup lemon juice

Procedure:

-Combine all the masala ingredients except lemon juice and grind well into powder and mix with lemon juice.

-Now in a large, thick bottomed pot, heat one cup of oil. Add garlic and ginger and stir and then add meat and masala and Fry For Few minutes. Add 1 litre of water and cover. Cook on very low heat until the meat is very tender.

-Dissolve 100gms of pan roasted Flour in 1 glass of water (avoid lumps) and stir this mixture into the curry and stir well.

-Cook For 30 minutes.

-And Finally after a lot of struggle and cooking, Nihari is ready. Serve it hot with naan or parathas and enjoy.

Keema Shimla Mirch

Keema Shimla Mirch is a well known dish in Pakistani home cooking. We make mincemeat with many variations, sometimes we add potatoes, sometimes we add peas, sometimes capsicum, sometimes green chillies, sometimes onion, sometimes cauliflower, sometimes bittergourd and so on but this is my favorite because I love the aroma and taste of capsicum …..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 500 gms beef/lamb/chicken/mutton mincemeat
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 4 tbspns yogurt
  • 1 tspn Ayesha’s Kitchen Special garam masala
  • 1 green chilli sliced
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Red chilli powder (to taste)
  • A pinch of fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbspns chopped green coriander
  • 1 capsicum cubed
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tbspn ginger garlic (freshly crushed)

Procedure:

-Heat oil and fry ginger garlic in it. Add onion and fry until its brown. Now add salt, red chilli powder and mincemeat. Break mincemeat into small pieces with a wooden spoon and mix well with other ingredients.

-When it starts changing its colour, add yogurt and tomatoes. Cook covered on medium heat until the tomatoes lose their stiffness.

-Add green chilli, garam masala, fenugreek leaves and capsicum. Cook covered for another 10 minutes.

-Now on high heat simmer the mincemeat and take it out in a dish when the oil comes up.

-Serve hot with rotis.