All posts tagged: India

Still on the hunt for THE egg plant recipe – and having discovered other important things instead

  Some time ago I wrote about a fantastic egg plant recipe. Well, I was promised to be soon provided with the recipe – it is from North Iran. There is a trick associated with it, cause best the egg plant is best prepared on a coal grill and the recipe needs to be adapted to electric kitchen ovens. In the meantime, I would like to elaborate a bit more about preparing egg plant for a mouse. The basic recipe of it is similar to a fish sauce recipe I published 2 years ago. In short, you need to quarter an egg plant. Then leave it in the oven for 45 minutes at 200°C. By baking, all the bitter flavours of egg plant are neutralized. Quite simple Once you are done backing peel and muse the egg plant by cutting it into a puree. Heat olive oil and add the egg plant together with cut garlic (one clove per agg plant) and turmeric (curcuma) as well as chillie and salt. Even this basic recipe will …

Suggestion for a snack suited for people with and without diabetes

There is so much good food in this world, you cannot know everything. Today, for example, I learned something new. Do you know this snack? : It is dry salted small chicken peas. On the pictures you see (right) the packaging of the brand, and (left) the chicken peas next to a tea spoon. An Indian friend of my mother introduced her this snack last week. My mother has diabetes and this snack is supposedly suitable for people with diabetes. Plus, it is supposed to better your condition. If you have diabetes of course consult your doctor before consuming it. But, carefull – like with any other good snack you can get addicted to this… 🙂