Monthly Archives: June 2012

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.  Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, but it is also celebrated widely on other days.

Kheema Paratha                                                                                  Chicken Pies                                                                Brussetta
Kheema Mani

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 Appetizer

Chicken Pies,  Brussetta, Kheema  Paratha, 

Entree

Salad, Vegetable curry(egg plant, okra(bhinda ) and potatoes)

Mombasa chicken,

Naan and rice.

Mombasa Chicken

 

 

 











Dessert

Kulfi

Fruit Salad

Gulab Jambo

Kulfi
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 Fruit Salad

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Fruit Salad                                                         Gulab Jambo

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Drinks

Water Melon Cocktail

Mango Lassi                                                       Water Melon Cocktail

   Mango Lassi 1                                                                                                                                                           Water Melon Cocktail 1

 

Breakfast Sandwich

Serves 15

                                                               Omelet Sandwich

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Ingredients

  • 2                large onion2               

Ingredients

  • 2                jalapeños
  • 18              eggs
  • 1                tsp salt
  • 1/2            cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 30             slices of bread
  • 1/4            cup butter

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel and finely chop the onions and the jalapeños.
  3. In a large bowl break and beat the eggs.  Add the onions, jalapenos, salt, and cilantro.  Mix everything together.  Pour this in a greased 1” deep baking tray.  Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Cut the omelet in 3in x 5in pieces(15 pieces).
  5. Butter the bread slices.  Put one slice of omelet on the bread, and  cover it with other slice of bread.
  6. Cut it in half and serve.

Kashmiri Naan

Kashmiri naan is a sweet naan with almond paste and coconut in the centre.  You can use ready made almond paste.  Serve it with tea.  It is a good tea time snack.

Kashmiri Naan 1

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Ingredients

  •                  Naan dough (for 6 Naans)
  • 8               oz almonds
  • 4               oz desiccated coconut
  • 1/2            tsp  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2            tsp cardamom seeds
  • 1/2            tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2               tbsp sugar
  • 1               egg white

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, blend everything together to a fine paste and divide it into 6 parts.
  2. Roll the naan to about 6 inches.  Put one portion in the centre.  Start pleating it from the edge and bring it in the centre.  Dust the ball with flour, flatten it and roll it slowly into  an eight inch round. 
  3. Cook it on a tava on both sides and then on an open fire.
  4. Brush it with butter.
  5. Serve it hot.