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NEW YEAR RECIPES



New Year is a time of the year when we take new resolutions and wish family and friends a prosperous year ahead. Ring in the New Year in style with our special New Year Recipes. New Year can be best celebrated by preparing snacks, drinks, cakes and desserts of all sorts instead of a heavy dinner or lunch. Treat those around you with our New Year recipes by showcasing your culinary tactics.

FRANKIE'SVegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Flour
2 cups
Dry yeast
1 tbsp
Oil
1 tbsp
Sugar
1 tbsp
Salt to taste
1 tbsp
Luke warm water to knead dough filling:
vegetarian or non-vegetarian
Oil to deep fry
Frankie

Method

  • Dissolve sugar in 1 cup luke warm water.
  • Sprinkle dry yeast over it and leave in a draught - free place to froth.
  • Now, sieve the flour, add salt and rub in the 1 tsp oil.
  • Knead into a soft dough till the dough feels firm and elastic and no longer sticky.
  • Place dough in a deep vessel, well dusted with flour, and cover vessel with cling film or a thick damp cloth.
  • Keep in a draught-free place to rise.
  • Shape dough into small balls.
  • Roll into flat rounds.
  • Place filling in the center, lengthwise and cover to seal from all sides, using water to pinch and seal.
  • Deep fry till brown and serve.

BEETROOT SANDWICH Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

French bread, halved length wise
1 no
Cooked beetroot-peeled ans sliced
250 gm
Sauted mushrooms sliced
150 gm
Sliced cheese
100 gm
Apple sliced
1 no
Olive oil / melted butter
2 tbsp
Chopped garlic
1 tbsp
Olive oil
1 tbsp
Basil leaves
1 tbsp
Pepper to season
Handful of beetroot leaves
Dash of red wine/ vinegar
Squeeze of lemon juice
Olive oil for furnish
Beetroot sandwich

Method

  • Brush the bread with oil mixed with garlic.
  • Sprinkle with pepper.
  • Place under a grill to color.
  • Set beetroot slices aside.
  • Toss leaves in a pan with wine, lemon juice and oil.
  • Allow it to wilt over a moderate flame.
  • Toss apple and basil in hot oil.
  • Season it.
  • Arrange all ingredients on the bread in any order.
  • Serve immediately with a sprinkling of olive oil over the top.

SWEET FRENCH TOAST Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

One day old bread
8 slices
Eggs
3 no
Cream
125 ml
Castor sugar
1 1/2 tbsp
Grated sweet lime rind
1/2 tbsp
Orange juice
1 tbsp
Cinnamon powder
1 tbsp
Butter
100 gm
Sifted icing sugar
Cut fruits
Sweet french toast

Method

  • Whisk eggs, cream, sugar, rind, spice and juice together.
  • Dip bread into egg mixture.
  • Heat half the butter in a frying pan.
  • Add half the bread.
  • Cook until golden on both sides.
  • Repeat with remaining butter and bread.
  • Serve toast dusted with icing sugar and accompanied with a little fruit if you wish.

DAHI KE KABAB Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Hung yogurt
1-1/2 cups
Besan
1/4 cup
Finely chopped corainder leaves
1 tbsp
Finely chopped onions
2 tbsp
Finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp
Roasted and powdered cumin seeds
1 tbsp
Salt
1 tbsp
Oil/ ghee for ffrying
Dahi ke kabab

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients except the ghee, and chill for an hour.
  • Shape the mixture into flat rounds (like tikkis) and pan fry over medium heat till brown on both sides.
  • The kababs are quite soft, so you have to handle them carefully.

GAJAR KI KANJI Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Carrots (Gajar)
250 gm
Powdered mustard seeds
3 tbsp
Water
6 cups
Salt
2 tbsp
Gajar ki kanji

Method

  • Peel the carrots, and cut them into approx. 7 cm / 3" pieces, not too thin (about finger size).
  • Boil the water and add the carrots to it.
  • When the water comes to a boil again, shut off the heat and leave to cool.
  • Add the salt and the mustard powder, and transfer into a jar with a lid, and keep this in the sun, to mature.
  • In sunny weather, it takes 3-4 days, for the taste of the mustard to become strong.
  • Do not keep the jar in the sun, after it is ready.

CHOCOLATE BROWNIE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Cocoa
6 tbsp
Eggs
2 no
Chopped walnuts
50 gm
Flour
150 gm
Milk
100 ml
Sugar
200 gm
Butter
100 gm
Chocolate brownie

Method

  • Melt the butter, sugar, cocoa and milk together.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Stir to mix.
  • Bake in a square baking tin at 180 degree C for 25 minutes.
  • Cool and cut into squares.