Cooking Tips and Recipes

July 22, 2010

Asian Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • Skinless boneless chicken pieces 2 cup
  • Mushroom sliced ½ cup
  • Peppermint leaves ½ cup
  • Parsley 1 tbsp
  • Ground Thai Chile 1 tsp
  • Rice powder 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice
  • Sugar to taste
  • Soy sauce 2 tbsp

Steps:

  • Cook chicken and mushrooms together on medium heat and keep aside.
  • Take a bowl and put chicken and mushrooms in it.
  • Add all other ingredients in the bowl.
  • Spicy chicken salad is ready to serve.
  • Chill and serve.
  • Enjoy.

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June 30, 2010

Some Great Tips for Salad Decoration

Salad is high nutrition food and can be presented as side dish with meal or as an entire meal depending on your choice. Salad decoration is also very important and gives your dinning table a gorgeous and fresh look. Here are some tips for salad decoration that you will feel very convenient while preparing fruit and vegetable salad.

  • Use glass decorative bowls and wooden bowls to serve the salad in more impressive way.
  • Cut fruits and vegetables in same size and steam them for few minutes. Add mayonnaise to make delicious salad.
  • Mixed salad of fruit and vegetables is not only seemed to be beautiful but also served to guests.
  • All the salad ingredients should be chilled before using. If you have cut vegetables and fruit before time, keep them in cold water to maintain their freshness.
  • Salad ingredients should be of varying colors. Vegetables and fruits of red, green and yellow colors can be used in this regard.
  • Dressing of salad should be done in proper way. Although dressing does not affect the look and appearance of salad but it adds good taste in the salad.
  • Presentation of salad is also very important and you must be creative regarding preparation and presentation of salad.
  • Grain food like peas, beans and grams can also be used in salad decoration and preparation.
  • Boiled chicken can also be used with combination of fruit, vegetables and grain foods.
  • Noodles and macaronis are also used in salad preparation.
  • If you want to keep salad fresh or glowing, sprinkle some drops of lemon juice or vinegar on salad.
  • Sea food and boiled eggs are also used to make beautiful and delicious salad as a whole meal.

Follow these tips and enhance the beauty of your dining table and obviously taste of your meal.

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March 22, 2010

Three Beans Salad

Ingredients

  • Black eyed beans boiled 1 cup
  • Rajma boiled 1 cup
  • Tomatoes chopped 1
  • Onion chopped 2-3 tbsp
  • Chick peas boiled 1 cup
  • Coriander leaves chopped 2 tbsp
  • Green chilies chopped 5-6
  • Garlic paste ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsp
  • Chat masala 2 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil 2 tbsp

Cooking directions:

Take a bowl and put lemon juice in it. Mix salt, chat masala, black pepper powder, garlic paste, olive oil finely. Add all the beans as rajma, chick peas, black eyed peas, chopped onion, tomatoes and green chilies in that bowl and mix finely. Serve it. it is light weight food for lunch time.

March 4, 2010

Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

  • Peaches 6
  • Strawberries 1 pound
  • Green grapes ½ pound
  • Red grapes ½ pound
  • Bananas 3
  • Sugar to taste
  • Juice of one lime
  • Pineapple juice ½ cup

Instructions:

Peeled and cut all the fruits in cubes and combine them in a bowl. Sprinkle sugar on them and toss gently. Also add lime juice and pineapple juice on the fruit cubes. Mix them properly and let the fruit chill before serving.

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