Garlic Buttered Squids(Calamari)...!!!

Author: Siddhi Shirsat // Category: ,



Squids or Calamari are one of the most famous seafood items. This Garlic buttered Squids is a very popular dish in restaurants. Its a very simple and quick to prepare, but the outcome is very tasty and delicious seafood starter.



INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups squids ( cleaned and cut in rings)
  • 2 table spoon butter
  • 1 table spoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tea spoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tea spoon pepper powder(optional)
  • 1 table spoon finely chopped coriander
  • salt
  • oil

METHOD:


Apply salt, turmeric and ginger-garlic paste to the squid rings and keep for marination for 20 mins. Heat oil for deep frying in a kadai. Fry all marinated squid rings in it till light brown and done.Drain them on a oil absorbent paper.


Heat a non stick pan and add 1 tea spoon oil in it. Then add 1 table spoon butter and when it melts add chopped garlic and saute it till it turns  light brown and and butter is nicely flavored with garlic.Now add fried squid rings and toss them for 2 mins. Add the remaining butter and pepper powder and toss them again till the butter melts and coats them properly.


Add the chopped coriander leaves and toss and remove from flame.Serve them hot.




Preparation Time : 20 mins

Mushroom Wraps in Creamy Spinach Sauce...!!!

Author: Siddhi Shirsat // Category: ,



Mushrooms n spinach is a awesome and healthy combo. This mushroom wraps in spinach sauce is a tasty and healthy one pot meal. If you want a change from your regular food then do try this continental dish .


INGREDIENTS:


For Mushroom Stuffing:
  • 1 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1 onion finely chopped onion
  • 2 table spoon finely chopped cabbage
  • 3-4 table spoon grated cheese
  • 1/4 tea spoon pepper pwoder
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 1/2 tea spoon ginger- garlic paste
  • salt
  • oil
For Pancakes:
  • 3-4 cup maida( plain flour)
  • 11/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tea spoon pepper powder
  • pinch of baking powder
  • salt
For Spinach Sauce:
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped spinach
  • 21/2 cups milk
  • 2 table spoon cornflour( or maida)
  • 2 table spoon butter
  • 1/4 tea spoon pepper powder
  • salt
Other Ingredients:
  • 2 table spoon tomato ketchup
  • 2 tea spoon red chilli sauce
  • 2-3 table spoon cheese

METHOD:


For the pancakes sift maida, baking powder and salt together. Add pepper powder and milk and beat well to get a  smooth batter of pouring consistency . Keep aside for 10 mins.Now to make pancakes heat a non stick pan. add 1 tea spoon oil over it.Sprinkle a pinch of salt over it. Take a wooden spoon and spread oil n salt all over the pan. 


Now remove the pan from fire and pour 1/3 cup of batter on it and tilt the pan so that the batter spreads to a thin pancake. Now keep the pan back on fire and let the pancake get cooked till edges turn brown.Turn the pancake and cook it for 1 min.Make 3 -4such pancakes and keep them aside.


For the stuffing heat 2 tea spoon oil in  a pan.Add onions and saute them for 2-3 mins.Then add mushrooms and saute for more 3-4 mins.Add green chillis and ginger garlic paste and mix well.Add chopped cabbage and stir fry for more 2-3 mins.Add salt and pepper powder. Remove from fire and add grated cheese and mix and keep it aside.


Take one pancake with light side on top.Mix tomato sauce and red chilli sauce.Spread one tea spoon of the tomato-chilli sauce mix on it. Then spread 2 table spoon of mushroom stuffing in a row on top.Then roll the pancake to get a tight roll, seal it with tomato sauce.Now turn the roll and keep the joint side down.Cut each roll in 2 pieces each of about 2 inches long. Keep them aside.Repeat this with all the remaining pancakes and stuffing.


Now for the spinach sauce heat 2 table spoon of butter in a heavy bottomed kadhai.Add chopped spinach and stir for 2-3 mins till the water dries up .Add cornflour or maida and stir for 1 min.Add milk and stir continuously till it boils and thickens. Add salt and pepper powder and stir.Simmer on low heat for 2-3 mins  to get thin pouring sauce which coats the spoon.Remove from fire.


Take a Over proof glass serving dish. Spread 1/4 of the spinach sauce in it. Arrange the mushrooms rolls on top. Spread the remaining sauce on top to cover the rolls completely.Sprinkle grated cheese on top.Bake at 200 degrees for 10-12 mins.


Serve with toasted bread to make a complete meal.

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