Egg Bites

A simple and filling snack which is so easy to make. Crunchy outside and soft inside with boiled egg in each bite.

This is a snack which is super easy to make when you have cravings but you are lazy to make. Super Easy and Super Tasty.

Off to the recipe,

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1. Eggs – Boiled 3 (Cut into pieces)
  • 2. All Purpose Flour – 1/2 cup
  • 3. Rice flour – 1/4 cup
  • 4. Besan flour (Gramflour) – 2 tbspn
  • 5. Cornflour – 1 tbspn
  • 6. Salt – As needed
  • 7. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tspn
  • 8. Chilly powder – 1 tspn
  • 9. Hing – 2 pinches
  • 10. Baking soda – 1/4 tspn
  • 11.Cumin – 1 tspn
  • 12. Onion – 1 cut into small pieces
  • 13. Green chilly – 3 sliced
  • 14. Curry leaves – few torn into pieces
  • 15. Coriander leaves – a fistful chopped
  • 16. Water – 1/4 – 1/2 cup
  • 17. Oil – To fry
METHOD:
  • 1. In a bowl, add all the ingredients from 2-15 (all purpose flour, rice flour, besan flour,cornflour, salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder, hing, baking soda , cumin, onion, green chilly, curry leaves and coriander leaves. Add water little by little and make a thick batter.
  • 2. Add in the bite sized pieces of egg into it and give a gentle stir.
  • 3. Deep fry in medium hot oil.
  • 4. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

LOVE AND REGARDS:

NIZNAZ.

Beef Chattipathri

A Malabar delicacy where flour crepes dipped in egg are filled and layered with meat masala.

This is an ultimate Malabar delicacy similar to the Italian Lasagna. The procedure is completed . But it can be made in a breeze when the filling is made ahead. And the steps go like this.

1. Crepes made of flour. 2. Then those soft melt in mouth crepes are dipped in beaten egg. 3. They are layered in a preheated well greased non stick pan. 4. Spicy chicken/meat fillings are stuffed in between each layers. 5.And baked on stove top/ oven for 40 minutes.6. It is cut into triangles (any desired shapes)and enjoyed.

Off to the recipe:

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE CREPES:

  • 1. Maida / All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Salt – As needed
  • Egg – 1
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Milk – 1/2 cup
  • Water – 1/2 – 1 cup

FOR THE MASALA:

TO DIP

  • 1. Eggs – 3
  • 2. Coriander leaves – 2-3 tbspn chopped

TO BAKE :

1. Ghee – 2 tbspn

METHOD (Pre Preparation):

  • Make the meat filling and keep aside.
  • Make a batter of all the ingredients under “For the Crepe” and set aside. The batter should be of dosa batter consistency.
  • Make 5-6 crepes in a non stick pan and set aside.
  • Preheat a nonstick pan with lid for 3-5 minutes on stove top.

METHOD (Preparation)

  • Pour 2-3 tbspn of ghee in the preheated non stick pan . Throw in a few chopped coriander leaves.
  • Dip one crepe in the beaten egg, carefully place the crepe on the pan.
  • Put 2-3 tbspn of meat filling on top.
  • Then dip another crepe in egg and place it on top of the filling.
  • Again Put 2-3 tbspn of meat filling on top of the rice crepe.
  • Repeat the layers.
  • Finally pour the remaining of the beaten egg on top. Close the lid. Keep flame to the lowest and cook covered for 15-20 minutes.
  • Gently flip the chattipathri on to a plate.
  • Then flip it again on top of the pan and cook on low flame again covered for 15-20 minutes.
  • Carefully flip it on a bigger plate with the coriander leaves on top.
  • Cut into desired shapes and serve hot.

This is a filling appetizer/ dinner item. Perfect to break your fast. Enjoy.

Love and Regards,

NIZNAZ.

Meat Masala

One magic masala and unlimited snacks

One easy to make spicy snack filling which can be used to make a variety of snacks..

Ramadan is here.. And this is the time we make snacks for iftar. But spending a lot of time in kitchen?? No.. I am totally against it. I do not like spending a lot of time in kitchen. So here we are at Cuizine de Haza with one easy to prepare snack filling which can be used to prepare infinite number of snacks, probably one single filling can be used to make snacks throughout the entire month. The greatest advantage is that the same can be made by substituting beef with chicken.

You can make samosas, rolls, cutlets, meat box, chattipathri, sandwiches and the list goes on. So without too much of bragging , Here I go.

Off to the recipe,

INGREDIENTS:

FOR MARINATION

  • Beef/ Mutton – 250 g boneless
  • Salt – As needed
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Water 1.5 – 2 cups

FOR THE MASALA

  • 1. Coconut oil – 2 tbspn
  • 2. Salt – As needed
  • 3. Onion – 3 chopped
  • 4. Curry leaves – A few
  • 5. Green chilly – 3 chopped
  • 5. Ginger – 1 tbspn chopped
  • 6. Coriander leaves – a fistful chopped.

METHOD:

  • Marinate the beef/mutton with all the ingredients under “For Marination”. Add water and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles. Open the lid and cook further until the beef becomes dry. Pulse the beef in a mixer grinder 2 – 3 times until the meat is shredded.
  • In the same pressure pan, pour coconut oil . Add onion, curry leaves, green chilly, ginger , salt and saute until the raw smell goes away.
  • Add the cooked and shredded beef . Mix well. Garnish with loads of coriander leaves. Filling is ready.

Use the filling to make the snack of your choice.

Make ahead and keep in refrigerator for upto a week.

Freeze it for nearly a month. Defreeze and use whenever needed.

Easy Snack Making. Ramadan Kareem.

Love and Regards,

Niznaz.