Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Cheese Khoya Sundae

Cheese Khoya Sundae is an innovative fusion sweet dish. I have adapted the recipe from Chef Rongon. Though Cheese Khoya Sundae sounds heavy however, preparation of this sweet is really very easy. It has a different taste. In every bite you can feel the smooth and salty nature of cheese along with the richness of Khoya. While preparing these sweet you have to use fresh khoya which will give the actual taste otherwise you can feel the sourness of khoya if it is old. 



Being a Bengali, it is a very special day for us as we start our Bengali new year with lots of hope. "Subho Naborborsher Preeti o Subechha Janai" (Wish you a very Happy New Year). And a fusion sweet to celebrate this auspicious day. Kuch meetha ho jaye....

Cheese Khoya Sundae

Ingredients

Cheese - grated
Khoya - grated
Milk Powder
Condensed milk
Maida
Cardamom Powder
Almond - grated, 2 teaspoon 


Procedure

Take Sugar in a pan and add water. Next add grated cheese. Once the cheese melts add khoya and milk powder. Mix them well. Next add condensed milk and keep on stirring. Then add maida to make the sweet solid from semi solid version. Now it's time to add cardamom powder and after 5 minutes switch off the gas and spread the sweet on a greased plate.



 Keep the plate in refrigerator for 15 minutes  and then cut it in square or diamond shape. You can also sprinkle grated cheese and khoya from top to garnish it.I garnished with grated almond.



Monday, 14 April 2014

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of mushroom soup is a popular vegetarian soup. It is full with goodness of mushroom and milk. Cream of mushroom soup is very easy to prepare and tasty too. If you invited guests for lunch or dinner, you can start the first course food with cream of mushroom soup.   Not only that you can have this soup in the evening with bread sticks. 

This is the first time I am sharing any soup recidype @ Motions and Emotions page. Hope readers will like this cream of mushroom soup. Today and tomorrow are special days! New year is celebrated in various states like Tamilnadu, Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Punjab, Manipur, Orissa. Few days before we celebrated Kannada, Marathi, Telugu New year too. Wish all my readers a very Happy and Prosperous New Year. May God shower happiness and peace to everyone's life. 

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Ingredients (Serving 2)

Mushroom - 100gm, finely chopped
Onion - 1 medium size, finely chopped
Garlic - 4 to 5 cloves, finely chopped
Salt to taste
Bay Leaf - 1 or 2
Pepper corn - 4 to 5
Clove - 2 to 3
Milk - 2 cups
Flour - 1 tablespoon
Nutmeg powder - 1/2 teaspoon
White Pepper Powder - 1 teaspoon
Fresh Cream - 1 tablespoon
Cooking Butter - 2 teaspoon

Procedure

Boil milk with bay leaf, pepper corn and clove. Strain the milk and keep it aside. Now  heat butter in a pan and add chopped garlic. Saute it and add chopped onions. After that, add chopped mushroom and saute them for 3 to 4 minutes. Next add flour and stir it unless the raw smell is gone. Now slowly pour the boiled milk into it and keep on stirring to avoid lump formation. Now cool it and make coarse puree in a blender. Do not make a fine puree. Next boil the soup and add more milk to adjust the consistency of the soup. Now add salt, fresh cream, pepper powder and nutmeg powder. After 2 minutes switch off the gas and serve the hot soup as a great appetizer.


 
N.B.: You can also add some mushroom  pieces from top after sauteing in butter.