This post is in continuation from the previous one on drinks. Loaded with some scrupulous recipes and tit bits about drinking… so relax ,make yourself your favourite drink and read on …
* DARK HORSE
Cranberry juice -90ml
Orange juice -90ml
Dash of fresh lime juice
Fill a tall glass with ice.Pour orange juice ,lime juice .top it up with cranberry juice .gently float dark rum on top …
(to float rum put a tea-spoon with its back side on top of glass n pour rum slowly on it)
Garnish with slice of pine-apple or sweet lime
* CLASSIC GREEN
Creme DE mint -30ml
In a tall glass pour the two ingredients one after another .top up with sprite and sprinkle lots of ice on it
* BANG BANG
put all the ingredients in a shooter glass or test tube. top it up with Bailey’s .
Taken in one shot as a shooter
*serve chilled .
Having a hangover after a night of revelry ..have a shot of campari straight ..it will kill the hangover or even a shot of dark rum would do the same .
To keep the margarita more frothy ,put 20ml of pine-apple juice ..it will give it nice taste froth n body
USE LEFTOVER ROTIS OR PITS BREAD TO MAKE SPICY SNAKES ..CUT THEM INTO TRIANGLES and deep fry them ..put lots of chat masala or any spicy garnish ..and they taste better than nachos ..
some very popular dishes to go with your drinks
* Amritsari Fish Fry
Surmai(or kingfish ) fillets. Wash and dry.
Blend in 3 to 4 tblsp of Besan, 3 tablespoon of Yoghurt, 2 tblsp lime juice, 1 tsp Ajwain, 1 and 1/2 tsp chilli powder, 1/2 tsp haldi, Salt to taste. 1 tblsp ginger-garlic paste. Blend it a smooth paste. Apply to the fillets and leave it for an hour or so. Saute fry . Serve with lemon and onion rings. Tastes yummy.
* BATATA BOMBS WITH SPICY CHUTNEY
Makes 2 bombs.
2 large potatoes, boiled and peeled
1 tablespoon butter
For the paneer filling
1/2 cup grated paneer
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
1 green chilli, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
2 tablespoons chopped mint
1/2 teaspoon black salt (sanchal)
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste
For the topping
serve with green chutney
For the paneer filling
1. Heat the oil and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
2. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the green chilli, paneer, black salt, salt and mix well.
3. Add the coriander and mint and mix well. Keep aside.
How to proceed
1. Cool the potatoes completely. Cut each into 2 equal parts and scoop out the centres leaving an empty shell.
2. Fill in the paneer mixture and sauté the potatoes in butter till the outside is lightly browned.
3. Place each half on a serving plate and top with green chutney.
4. Serve immediately.
* Pepper Chicken
ginger freshly ground= 5 table spoons (not ready-made paste}
garlic freshly ground-3tbl spoons
peppercorns -freshly ground (coarse)-4-5 tblspoons
butter -to sauté
wash chicken breasts and make slashes in each one.
mix all the ingredients and rub into the chicken.let it marinate overnight or at least 6hrs
take a pan heat it and melt butter. arrange 2-3 pieces of chicken and let them sizzle …pour the marination on to each one so that the whole thing is used
on slow heat make them brown from both sides and check if that are done …
take out on kitchen napkin and then serve hot with mint chutney.
bread pizza this is very good …at least my kids love it
bread (brown or white)
any seasonal veggies like capsicum ,tomato , onion,mushroom,anything
oregano seasoning or pepper salt
take a slice of bread apply a little butter .spread tomato ketchup .add finely chopped veggies.add grated cheese ..sprinkle seasoning or pepper .heat oven .grill for some time till slice is toasted and cheese melts .
let it cool a little .pack.
you can make it in a pan also, for that take toasted bread
SOME MORE AWESOME DRINKS
* pure sin (shatbhi basu’s recipe)
45ml Irish whiskey
15ml Irish crème liqueur
2 tbsp cream
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
1 tbsp frozen raspberries
2 tbsp frozen strawberries
chocolate stick & a sprig of mint
Put 1 scoop of crushed ice in a blender.
Add all the ingredients and blend till smooth.
Pour it into the glass. Garnish & serve.