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Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 06-01-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,710
Posted By Yakuta
Thumbs down I am assuming you are referring to Biryani, I...

I am assuming you are referring to Biryani, I have never heard of Breyani before.

It's basically a one pot dish with meat and rice. You can use lamb or chicken to make the dish.

Here is a...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 04-23-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,288
Posted By Yakuta
I use canola oil to temper the dal, you can use...

I use canola oil to temper the dal, you can use any neutral oil you like. You can also use a light olive oil. There is no after taste because the spices are pretty strong. Hope that helps.
Forum: General Cooking 04-11-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,856
Posted By Yakuta
pakoras are like small fritters so you drop them...

pakoras are like small fritters so you drop them either in the oil with a tbsspoon or I like to wash my hands clean and use them to pick up a little dough and drop them in the hot oil.
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 04-10-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,288
Posted By Yakuta
Indian Style Dumplings in Dal

It has been a while I have been on this site so I thought I'd share a recipe that I just made that some of you may enjoy especially if you like Indian food. It's homey and comfy and a whole meal. ...
Forum: General Cooking 04-10-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,856
Posted By Yakuta
You can use it to make Pakodas (Indian style...

You can use it to make Pakodas (Indian style chick pea flour fritters). I just recently made that for some company and they were gone in no time and the hint of bananas made the taste so pleasent...
Forum: Special Events Planning & Holiday Cooking 11-30-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,540
Posted By Yakuta
Tea Sandwiches: You can make cucumber, dill,...

Tea Sandwiches: You can make cucumber, dill, cream cheese or tomato mozarella or for vegan a roasted veggie with a pesto sauce. You can be creative with bread

I like to make a little potato...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 11-08-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,387
Posted By Yakuta
Here is how I make mine. It comes out great. ...

Here is how I make mine. It comes out great. You do need proper spices to make any dal and yes it's homestyle all the way:

Masoor dal - Red or Black whatever you like
4 cloves of garlic finely...
Forum: Vegetarian | Vegan 11-06-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,296
Posted By Yakuta
Yep I make stuffed Karela as well but only if I...

Yep I make stuffed Karela as well but only if I get the small one. I follow the same method to get the bitterness out of it. I like to stuff mine with either seasoned mashed potatoes or seasoned...
Forum: Vegetarian | Vegan 11-04-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,296
Posted By Yakuta
Its actually quite easy. You peel and slice the...

Its actually quite easy. You peel and slice the bittergourd and then add a nice amount of salt to it and leave it for an hour. After and hour, you take handfuls and squeeze the water out of it (salt...
Forum: General Cooking 11-04-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By Yakuta
My suggestion would be not to disguise veggies. ...

My suggestion would be not to disguise veggies. My younger son was super picky, still is and likes few and far in between veggies. Actually he would eat junk and survive on it if I let him.
...
Forum: Salads & Salad Dressings 10-18-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,079
Posted By Yakuta
Indian food uses a lot of yogurt and another nice...

Indian food uses a lot of yogurt and another nice way to flavor it up for salads is by adding any pureed herbs - grind cilantro, garlic, lime juice and jalapeno and make a paste. Add it to thick...
Forum: Herbs and Spices 08-06-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,651
Posted By Yakuta
Maple syrup and fenugreek have nothing in common....

Maple syrup and fenugreek have nothing in common. Fenugreek is a super pungent and extremely bitter spice. I would not substitute maple syrup for fenugreek. You can leave fenugreek out, it's not...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 07-07-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,813
Posted By Yakuta
My recipe is definitely not a cut and paste from...

My recipe is definitely not a cut and paste from a magazine but I would not say it's authentic either. I like to experiment and since my husband loves Shwarma I make this at times for him and its...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 06-14-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,847
Posted By Yakuta
I guess it's all about what your taste buds are...

I guess it's all about what your taste buds are used to. For me cardamom and cilantro are staples in my kitchen. I can't cook Indian food without these two key ingredients.

I don't find...
Forum: Special Events Planning & Holiday Cooking 03-29-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,382
Posted By Yakuta
Summer Rolls (Shrimp, Chicken, Vegetarian) ...

Summer Rolls (Shrimp, Chicken, Vegetarian)
Sushi Rolls (Crab and Avacado or anything else you like)
Beef tips and blue cheese puffs (Cook the beef tips slightly and then suff it in a little puff...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 03-27-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,789
Posted By Yakuta
You should be able to make the halwa with soy or...

You should be able to make the halwa with soy or hemp milk. I think if you use saffron and cardamom it should mask any taste of the milk. In addition, you can use ricotta to finish it off.
...
Forum: Sandwiches & Wraps 03-02-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,639
Posted By Yakuta
It sounds like you need a quick turn around time....

It sounds like you need a quick turn around time. There are so many things you can make that are healthy and different. You got so many ideas already and I am sure you can use some of them. Here...
Forum: General Cooking 02-24-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,255
Posted By Yakuta
I am not sure what caused the bitterness (could...

I am not sure what caused the bitterness (could be an imbalance in the ingredients - soy sauce, cilantro, coconut milk, avacados - seem like a pretty mish mush of stuff to be honest).

I agree...
Forum: General Cooking 02-22-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,252
Posted By Yakuta
I have always deep fried using a an almost...

I have always deep fried using a an almost rounded pan (like an Indian Kadai). I don't own a fryer and actually the one I got as a gift by Waring I just returned back to Crate and Barrel.

To...
Forum: Quick Breads, Muffins & Biscuits 02-18-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,142
Posted By Yakuta
Thanks for the recipe. I will try it. Can you...

Thanks for the recipe. I will try it. Can you let me know if you chop the peaches up or leave them in slices once you drain them out of the canned liquid.
Forum: Special Events Planning & Holiday Cooking 02-16-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,632
Posted By Yakuta
How about a chilled fruit soup. You can make it...

How about a chilled fruit soup. You can make it with lychees, bluberries(if you like to stick with the blue and white color scheme). There are so many recipes out there. It's elegant and should...
Forum: Soups, Stews & Casseroles 02-16-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,410
Posted By Yakuta
You break the cinnamon stick with your hands into...

You break the cinnamon stick with your hands into small peices, add it to the other whole spices and toast it in a dry skillet. You then grind it in a coffee grinder and it is perfectly powdered. ...
Forum: Soups, Stews & Casseroles 02-16-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,410
Posted By Yakuta
In every cuisine there is the traditional way of...

In every cuisine there is the traditional way of doing things and then the not so tradiitional.

The recipe you posted is not really authentic - tomatoes, shredded coconut (we use it as garnish...
Forum: General Cooking 02-11-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,066
Posted By Yakuta
I have an anodized Futura pressure cooker and it...

I have an anodized Futura pressure cooker and it works well. I have heard that the Anodized stuff does not last for very long especially if you use it day in and day out. I have used mine less than...
Forum: General Cooking 01-28-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,365
Posted By Yakuta
Brun Uusto Cheese. Only Whole Foods carries it. ...

Brun Uusto Cheese. Only Whole Foods carries it. You put it in a fry pan, toast it, cut it and serve it. Like a cheese pizza without the crust.

My kids love it and I also love their fig...
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