Fork and Beans

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Buttery Garlic Naan

INGREDIENTS NAAN BREADS 1/4 cup warm water2 teaspoons granulated sugar1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast or instant (rapid rise)3/4 cup warm milk3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt or natural plain yogurt1/4 cup vegetable oil plus 2 tablespoons extra for cooking2 cloves garlic minced4 cups plain flour plus extra for dusting -- 19 1/2 oz. or...

Avocado Hummus

Have you ever just wanted the best of both worlds and ended up cramming them into one? That’s what this mash up is. Avocado hummus is the ultimate dip perfect for any occasion. INGREDIENTS 15 oz (425) can chickpeas, drained (or 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas)1/2 teaspoon baking soda, (for canned chickpeas only)1/4 cup tahini3 tablespoons lemon juice (adjust to your...

Crepes

FOR COOKING 1 tablespoon softened butter INSTRUCTIONS FOR CREPES Whisk together flour, salt and sugar in a large bowl.Make a well in the centre and pour in milk, eggs and slightly cooled melted butter. Whisk wet ingredients first before folding into the dry ingredients.Whisk until batter is smooth. Batter should be runny/watery. Add in 1-2 tablespoons extra milk, if needed. BLENDER METHOD Add all the ingredients into a blender. Blend...

Crispy Boneless Chicken Thighs

Ingredients For The Chicken: 1 1/2 pounds (700g) boneless skinless chicken thighs, (around 6-8 fillets)1 teaspoon each onion powder and garlic powder1/2 teaspoon each of dried thyme and rosemary, (optional)1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon cracked black peppera pinch of cayenne pepper, or to taste1 tablespoon olive oil, for cooking For The Sauce:...

Cabbage Kootu( South Indian Style)

Ingredients For Cooking Cabbage And Moong Dal ▢2 to 2.5 cups chopped cabbage▢½ cup moong dal (husked split moong lentils)▢¼ teaspoon turmeric powder▢2 to 2.25 cups water To Be Ground To A Paste ▢¼ cup grated fresh coconut▢1 to 2 green chilies - chopped▢1 teaspoon cumin seeds▢2 to 3 tablespoons water for grinding Other Ingredients...

Fried Aubergine

Honey and aubergine work really well together, and this recipe for aubergine slices with thyme and honey vinaigrette is a great one to have on-hand. They take a little time, but are easy to prepare and make a great side dish or snack. Ingredients aubergines 2milk 300-350mlflour 3 tbsppolenta 2 tbspthyme a small bunch, leaves pickedflower or truffle honey 4 tbspolive oilsalt flakes 2 tbsplime 1, zested...

Aubergine dhansak curry

Cook aubergine pieces with fragrant spices and red lentils for a hearty yet healthy vegan curry Ingredients red lentils 100gonion 1 large, gratedcherry tomatoes 400g tinground turmeric 1 tspaubergines 2 large, cut into 3cm chunksgroundnut oil 2 tbspcumin seeds 2 tspground coriander 2 tspcardamom pods 4, splitgarlic 4 cloves, crushedcoriander a small bunch, choppedgaram masala 1 tsprice...