Paneer Mumtaz


Ingredients:
  • 600 grams paneer(Cottage Cheese)
  • 4-5 tbsp oil
  • ½ capsicum (chopped)
  • 1 medium sized onion (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 15 grams coriander (chopped)
  • Salt to taste

For the gravy

  • 6 tbsp oil
  • 1½ tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4 tomatoes (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 green chillies (chopped)
  • 15 grams coriander seeds
  • 10 red chillies
Preparation:
  • Crush the coriander seeds and red chillies and keep aside.
  • To prepare the gravy : Heat oil in a wok, add the onions, ginger garlic paste and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the crushed spices, tomatoes, salt and chillies and cook till oil separates.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • In the same wok, heat oil, add onions, capsicum and tomato, mix well.
  • Now add the gravy and let it cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add paneer(cottage cheese) and salt, heat on low flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot...!!

know About Dates...


  • One pound of dates = about 3 cups
  • Store dates at 65 degrees F, in a dry place.
  • Dates contain up to 70% sugar by weight.
  • When buying dates, avoid ones that are sticky or ones that have crystallized sugar on the surface.
  • Fresh dates should be firm and springy, and should have a fresh smell, not sour.
  • Fresh, soft dates should be kept in plastic bags in the refrigerator, and will keep for several weeks.
  • Dried dates should be firm, but not hard. Dried dates will keep for up to a year, refrigerated.

Cranberry Apple Cider


Ingredients:

  • 4 cups apple juice
  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 medium apple - peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cinnamon stick
Preparation:
  • In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on low for 2 hours or until cider reaches desired.
  • Discard cinnamon stick. If desired, remove fruit with a slotted spoon before serving.

Italian Sausage Sandwich Casserole


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 pounds Italian Sausage, cooked, drained and sliced into 3/4-in pieces
  • 1 (16-ounce) loaf Italian bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 (15-ounce) Tomato Parmesan Sauce
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan Cheese
preparation:
  • Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Lightly grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  • Place bread in single layer over bottom of prepared baking dish.
  • Mix cream cheese, mayonnaise, basil and oregano in small bowl. Spread over bread slices.
  • Combine sauce, garlic and sausage in medium bowl. Spoon over cream cheese mixture; top with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake or 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.