Monday, August 1, 2016

Creative Monsoon Recipes

Hey guys

Happy Monday. The monsoons are here and we all crave for some crispy fried food. In this post I shall share some creative monsoon recipes with you'll. Try them out at home and tell me how they turn out.

Recipe #1 Stuffed Mushroom


Servings: 2

Ingredients:


¼ medium Carrot, chopped

½ medium Onion, chopped

2-3 Green Beans, chopped

¼ each Red, Yellow & Green Bell Pepper, de-seeded and chopped

¼ small Green Zucchini, chopped

1-2 Green Chilies, de-seeded and chopped

1 tsp Oregano

1 tsp Thyme

30 g (2 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Garlic Mayonnaise

30 g Mozzarella Cheese, grated

10 medium Mushrooms,

60 g (4 tbsp) Refined Flour

75 ml Water

Salt

100 g Bread Crumb

200 ml Vegetable Oil

Directions:


1. In a bowl add carrot, onion, green beans, bell peppers, zucchini, green chili, oregano, thyme,

garlic mayonnaise and cheese. Mix well.

2. Pull out the mushroom stem and stuff above made mixture inside the mushrooms.

3. Take 2 identical size mushrooms and join them together from stuffed side and insert a

toothpick to hold them.

4. In a bowl add refined flour, water, salt and whisk till smooth mixture is formed.

5. Dip mushrooms in above made mixture and coat them with bread crumb from all sides.

6. Heat oil in a kadhai (medium flame) and deep fry mushrooms. Cut it from centre and serve

hot.

Level: Intermediate

Preparation time: 20 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Recipe #2 Creamy Mushroom and Potato Croquette


Servings: 2

Ingredients:


2 tbsp Olive Oil

2 Garlic Cloves, chopped

5 small, Button Mushrooms, chopped

2 medium Potato, boiled, peeled and grated

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Pasta Alfredo with Cheese

Salt

Black Pepper Powder

45 g (3 tbsp) Refined Flour

60 ml (4 tbsp) Water

100 g (6 tbsp) Bread Crumb

200 ml Vegetable Oil, for frying

Directions:


1. Heat oil in a nonstick pan (low flame) add garlic, mushroom and sauté for 2 minutes. Add

potato, alfredo sauce, salt, black pepper powder, mix well and keep aside.

2. Take above mix, make small balls and finally shape them into small cigars or cylinders. Keep

these potato croquettes in a plate and refrigerate for 10 minutes.

3. Take a bowl add refined flour, water, salt, black pepper powder and whisk to form smooth

mixture.

4. Take out bread crumb in a plate, dip potato croquette in above flour mix and finally put

them in bread crumb to get good coating all over. Repeat this process with rest of the potato

croquette and keep them in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

5. Heat oil in a kadhai (medium flame) and deep fry all. Serve hot.

Level: Intermediate

Preparation time: 25 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Recipe #3 Tandoori Pizza Sandwich


Servings: 2

Ingredients:


2 medium Tomatoes, chopped

3-4 Basil Leaves, chopped

2 tsp Garlic Cloves, chopped

1 medium Onion, chopped

75 g (5 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Tandoori Mayonnaise

4 slices White Bread

2 tsp Vegetable Oil

¼ each Red, Yellow and Green Bell Pepper, de-seeded and chopped

50 g Paneer, crumbled

Salt

50 g Mozzarella Cheese, grated

Directions:


1. Sandwich Filling: In a bowl add tomato, basil leaves, garlic, onion & 3 tbsp mayonnaise. Mix

well and spread this mixture evenly on 2 bread slices, club it with remaining bread slices.

2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan (low flame) and cook sandwich from both sides till golden brown

in colour.

3. Vegetable topping: In a bowl add bell peppers, paneer, salt and mix well.

4. Preheat oven to 200°C. Take sandwich made above and spread 1 tbsp of mayonnaise on top

of each, place vegetable topping and sprinkle mozzarella cheese. Bake for 5 minutes and

serve hot.

Level: Intermediate

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Baking Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 5 Minutes

Tip: Cut into two pieces and serve.

This post is in association with Dr. Oetker FunFoods. These monsoon special recipes are created by Chef Gaurav Chadha, Dr. Oetker FunFoods, Creative Kitchen.

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