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Chicken lollipop is an appetizer that is made from the middle(and sometimes inner)segments of chicken wings.The middle segment has one of the two bones removed, and the flesh on the segments is pushed to one end of the bone. These are then coated in a spicy red batter and deep fried. It is also a popular item in Indian Chinese cuisine, served with Szechuan sauce. INGREDIENTS:- Chicken wings-8 All purpose flour(maida)-1/2 cup Cornstarch/cornflour-1/4 cup Chopped Green Chilies-1 tbsp Chopped Garlic-1 tbsp Chopped Ginger-1 tbsp Soy sauce-1 tsp Vinegar-1 tsp Ajinomoto-1/4 tsp Black pepper-1/4 tsp Chili Sauce-1/4 tsp Salt-1/2 tsp Eggs-2 Oil-1 tbsp Oil for deep frying A pinch of red colour Water if required FOR SAUCE- Chopped Green Chillies-1 tbsp Chopped Garlic-1 tsp Chopped Ginger-1 tsp Curry leaves-8 Oil-2 tbsp salt as per taste Chopped spring onion for garnishing METHOD:- 1-Cut the wings into two,chop the end bone,pull the flesh up with the skin a


Ras Malai  is a sweet dessert originating in India.The name Ras Malai comes from two parts in Hindi: "Ras" meaning "juice/juicy" and "Malai", meaning "cream".Ras Malai consists-balls (or flattened balls) of paneer(Indian cottage cheese) soaked in malai (creamy milk sauce) flavoured with cardamom,rose water and saffron. INGREDIENTS:- Milk-4 cups(for paneer) Lemon Juice-2 tbsp Sugar-1 cup Water-4 cups Milk-4 cups Cardamom powder-1/4 tsp Saffron-few stands Rose water-1/8 tsp Sugar-1/4 cup or to taste Chopped Pistachios for garnishing METHOD:- 1-Pour the milk into heavy bottomed pan and bring it boil on medium flame.Stir continuously to avoid the burning of the milk at the bottom. 2-When the milk comes to boil,lower the flame and slowly add the lemon juice into the milk.Stir gently.When the milk starting curdling,turn off the flame.  3-Drain the cheese from the whey using the cheese cloth(muslin cloth).Rinse the c


Momo a type of dumpling native to Nepal; also popular in bordering region of Tibet,Bhutan and Northeast India.It is similar to the Chinese Baozi and Jiaozi,the Mongolian Buuz,the Japanese Gyoza or the Korean Mandu.Momo is a type of steamed bun with or without filling.Momo are one of the most popular fast foods in many regions of the Nepal populated with people of Tibetan, Nepali or other Himalayan origins.Momo are made with a simple flour-and-water dough-white flour is generally preferred-and sometimes a little yeast or baking soda is added to give a more doughy texture to the finished product.The filling may be one of the several mixtures:In Nepal, the traditional momo is prepared with ground meat filling,but over the past several years, this has changed and become more elaborate.These days, momos are prepared with virtually any combination of ground meat,vegetables,tofu,paneer cheese,vegetable & meat combination There are different varieties of momo, such as fried and steamed m


INGREDIENTS(for 2 sandwiches):- Italian Sandwich Bread-4 slices Onion-8 slices Tomato-8 slices Cucumber-8 slices Green Sandwich Chutney(mint n coriander)-2 tbsp(see recipe here) Grated Cheese-2 tbsp Tomato Sauce-as per taste Salt-1/4 tsp Butter TOPPING:- Grilled chicken(see recipe here) METHOD:- 1-Drizzle green chutney on 4 slices on bread. 2-Add sliced grilled chicken breast ,tomato,onion,cucumber and cheese over 2 slices of bread. 3-Cover with remaining 2 slices,brush with butter and place on panini grill. 4-Cook for 2 min until cheese melts.Remove from heat and serve with tomato ketchup and green chutney .