Recipes

Red Spicy Egg Curry

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My sister-law is visiting me and my spouse for the summer from Mumbai and I thought I would show her my skills in the kitchen. I made her Spicy Red Egg Curry accompanied with a buttery toasted herb naan.  She enjoyed every bite of this dish, which had her licking each finger.  And must say so myself that this was the best Red Curry I made up to date. So here is the recipe to impress your friends and fam.

4 or 6 eggs (boiled)

1/2 tsp of chili powder

1 tbs of paprika

1/2 turmeric

1/2 of fresh ground cumin

1/2 of fresh ground coriander

1/2 of  fresh ground pepper

1 tbs fresh ground fennel

1/2 tsp of cinnamon

2 cardamoms pods

1 tbs  of ginger and garlic

1 diced small Tomato

1 diced onion

2 tbs of oil

Garnish with Cilantro

 

First cook the eggs in boiling water for 1 minute. Cover with lid and let stand for 15minutes. Rinse under cold water while peeling off the shell. After peeling set aside.

Heat up frying pan or pot with oil. Place diced onions into the pan and sauté until lightly brown, add ginger and garlic while stirring. Add spices while reserving some of the fresh ground masalas. Then add diced tomatoes and 1 1/2 cup of water and let  simmer for 15 minutes until tomatoes becomes soft and the water evaporates. Stir until you get a paste. Add boiled eggs and 2 cups of water and let simmer for 5 minutes until you get a nice consistency. Garnish with chopped cilantro and sprinkle left over garam masalas. Enjoy!

 

Southwestern Taco Pie

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Every time I cook this dish for a get to gather, it always receives wonderful reviews. This recipe is perfect for any occasion and easy to prepare and delicious! It will sure wow your family and friends in pure delight. Here are the simple steps on making this cheesy feast.

 

2 pie crusts
1 1/2 pound of ground beef
2 Chopped Garlic cloves
1 cup of mixed chopped vegetables (red peppers, corn, onions)
2 tbsps of salsa
Hot Taco seasoning
1 tsp chili powder (optional. Spicy lovers)
1 can 16 oz Black Beans (rinsing optional)
2 cups of Kraft Colby & Monterey Jack cheese (shredded)
Sour Cream
Old El Paso Hot Sauce (optional)

Heat pan with oil on medium high. Add ground beef and stir for 3 minutes until brown. Slowly stir in taco seasoning and chili powder until the meat becomes slightly caramelized. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat a big sauce pot with oil. Add garlic and mixed vegetables. Sauté’ until onions becomes translucent. Stir in salsa and black beans and simmer for 3 minutes. Toss in cooked beef, stir and set aside.
Preheat oven at 350 degrees. In a spring pan or a pie bake dish, unroll one pie sheet. Spread the bottom with cheese, then meat mixture. Repeat this layering process. Then cover with second pie sheet. Make two slits at the top of the dough for steam to escape. Place in oven and bake for 45 minutes until golden brown.

Tip: Place a baking sheet under the spring pan. This will prevent a mess in the oven.
Once finished, let cool for an hour for the perfect slice. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and old El Paso Hot sauce. ENJOY!!!

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