Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ole Ole OLI Bhel !!

Ingredients For Oli Bhel :- 
½ a Packet of Bhel Poori Mix 
½ Cup diced red onions
½ Cup diced red tomatoes
½ Cup diced boiled potato
1/4 Cup diced raw mango (optional)
1-2 Finely chopped green chillies
1 Cup Sweet tamarind chutney (diluted in cold water)
½ tsp Green chutney
For garnishing use 1 tbsp fine sev & 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro

Method :-
1. Mix together all the ingredients in a large bowl except chopped cilantro, green chutney, sweet tamarind chutney and fine sev.
2. Now add the diluted sweet tamarind chutney and green chutney as per your taste. 
3. Garnish it with fine sev and finely chopped cilantro and Serve.

Romano's Macaroni Grill Penne Rustica !!


Preparation Time:- 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time:- 15-20 minutes


Serves 4 people

Step 1. Ingredients For Gratinata Sauce:-
2 teaspoon Butter
2 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chopped rosemary
1 cup marsala wine
1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
8 cups heavy cream

Method For The Gratinata Sauce:-
1. Saute butter, garlic , and rosemary until garlic begins to brown but do not burn the garlic.
2. Add marsala wine and then reduce by one-third.

3. Add remaining ingredients and reduce by half of original volume.
4. Set aside.

Step 2. For Penne Rustica:
1 oz. pancetta or bacon
18 shrimp peeled and deveined
12 oz. grilled chicken breast, sliced
4 1/2 cups of granita sauce
3 lbs. cooked Penne Pasta
3 teaspoons pimentos, minced
6 oz. butter
1 teaspoon chopped shallots
1 pinch of salt and pepper
1 cup parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon paprika
6 sprigs of fresh rosemary (optional)

Method:-
1.Saute pancetta until it begins to brown. 
2. Add butter, shallots, and shrimp. 
3. Cook until shrimp are evenly pick but still translucent, you do not want to overcook the shrimp or else it will be rubbery. 
4. Add chicken, salt, pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
5. Add granita sauce and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese and simmer until the sauce thickens.
6. In a large bowl, combine shrimp and chicken mixture with precooked pasta. 
7. Place this mixture into single serving dishes or one large casserole dish. 
8. Top with remaining cheese and pimentos and sprinkle with paprika. 
9. Bake at 475 degrees F for 10-15 minutes. 
10. Remove and garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs or your favorite seasoning.