Tag Archives: Tomatoes

How to Make Stuffed Eggplant Slices

Stuffed Eggplant Slices
Ingredients
2 large eggplants
2 large green peppers
2 medium tomatoes
1 large yellow pepper
1 large red pepper
1 large orange pepper
1 large white onion
4 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
2 cups béchamel sauce
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
10 teeth pick or depend of how many slices you are using
Salt and pepper to taste
Preparations
Peel, cut the eggplant lengthwise and sprinkle with salt and set aside for 1/2 hour or until become soft.
Cut all the peppers, onion and tomatoes into small pieces.
In a large bowl mix all vegetables add parsley, lemon juice and 1/2 cup of cheese, and mix it together.
Add salt as needed or to taste
Wash dry the eggplant slices to remove the access salt. Fill each slice with vegetable stuffing.
Rub a baking tray with oil or butter then lay down all the stuffed slices. Preheat oven to 350° bake for 20 minutes or less.
Béchamel Sauce
4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons butter
2 cups milk
In a large skillet heat the butter in a medium-heat, add the flour stirring continuously cooked. Add the milk and continue stirring until get thick, remove from heat.
If too thick you can add little milk to it.
Pour the Béchamel on the top of the slices tray, and sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the cheese.
Bake until golden brown. Serve hot with deferent dish.

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How to Make Baked Chicken and Vegetables

Baked chicken and vegetables
Ingredients
4 chicken legs or 8 drumsticks
2 medium tomatoes
2 chopped green peppers
3 carrots cut into slices
4 small onions
½ cup peas
6 black olive or green
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 cups water
2 tablespoon vinegar
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste

For marinating the chicken

1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic minced or garlic paste
1 tablespoon yogurt
1 tablespoon sweet red pepper flakes or paprika
1 teaspoon Montreal stake Seasoning

Preparations
The chicken
In a shallow bowl add all marinate ingredients and mix then add the chicken and  mix it again cover the bowl with plastic wrap let it set in the fridge for 25 minutes.
Put the chicken in large baking tray bake in a moderate heat at 350°F until golden brown. In a medium saucepan add butter, vegetable oil, onions, salt
and pepper fry for 6 minutes then add water, vinegar and sugar cook for  8 minutes more.
Add tomatoes, green peppers, carrots, peas, parsley, and olive. Leave it over low-heat until done.
Remove it from pan, transfer to serving and bowl, serve with hot chicken.

How to make Meat Pastry

Meat Pastry Published
Ingredients:
4 cups flour
1 cup lukewarm water
¼ cup olive oil
2 medium potato boiled and mashed
2 teaspoons yeast
¼ cup lukewarm water
½ teaspoon salt
Preparations:
In a large pan mix all ingredients above except the water should be added slowly then knead-together until you get very smooth dough. Leave it to rise 10 to 15 minutes or until become double in size.
Filling
5 medium chopped tomatoes seeds removed
500g ground meat
4 large chopped onions
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons tahini
1 teaspoon salt or less
½ cup ghee or olive oil
½ cup pine nut
½ teaspoon all spice
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon black pepper
¾ cup yogurt
Egg wash
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk mix it together
Method
In a large skillet sauté chopped onions with oil onion translucent, add meat stir it together for 3 to 4 minutes more then add the spices and salt.
In a large bowl add tahini, vinegar and yogurt, tomatoes mix them together. Then add meat and onions to the mixture.
Knead the dough to a large sheet ¼ inches thick then cut them to a small circle shape, or any shapes and size you like, larger or smaller. Take one circle and put 2 tablespoons of the meat mixtures and spread it on the top of the circle fold the dough of the circle over each other from top to the middle and seal it together the take the bottom and fold it over the two sides and you will get the shape of triangle. Do the same thing to the rest of the circles. Brush a baking tray with oil, then arrange the triangles on the tray, brush the top of each triangle with oil.
Bake at 450°F or until golden brown.
Note
You can just put the mixture on the top of the circles without folding.
Omit the Oil on the top and the Egg Wash if you want to use this method.

How to Make Paneer Matar With Peas

Paneer Matar with Peas

Ingredients:
1 cup prepared paneer cubes
4 chopped tomatoes
2 minced onions
2 cups boiled peas
2 chopped green chili
1 inch chopped fresh ginger root
1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
Salt to taste
Preparations:
Fry the paneer in a little oil until golden brown and set them aside. In a medium saucepan fry the chopped onions for 3 minutes until soft. Add tomatoes, ginger, and chili cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add the boiled peas and the remaining ingredients and continue cooking for few minute more or until done.  Add the paneer cubes stir once then garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.
Serve with rice.

How to Make Potatoes with Ginger

Potatoes with ginger
Ingredients:
2 lb     potatoes
3          tablespoons ghee or oil
2          tablespoons fresh ginger
2          large tomatoes
1          teaspoon cumin seeds
1          teaspoon coriander powder
1/2     teaspoon cumin powder
1/4     teaspoon anise powder
1/4     teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4     teaspoon red chili powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Preparations:
Boil the potatoes until done then let it cool down. Peel the potatoes and cut into small slices. Remove the skin from the ginger and cut to pieces, put them in the blender with 4-5 tablespoons of water then proceed on high speed for 5 minutes.
Cut the tomatoes into small pieces. In a large saucepan put ghee or oil then add the cumin seeds, anise seeds and fry stirring continuously, then add the ginger mixture, turmeric powder cook for 2-3 minutes, then add the tomatoes and continue stirring until the tomatoes become like puree add cumin powder, coriander powder, and chili powder, stir it 2-3  times more.
Add the potatoes slices with one cup of water and salt mix together and cook on a low heat with the cover on for 15-20 minutes.
Serve with rice and salad

How to Make Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce

Ingredients:

4 lb   rib tomatoes peeled and cut into pieces
1         cup chopped onions
1         cup chopped carrots
1         cup chopped celery
2         cloves minced garlic
1         teaspoon sugar
1/2    cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste.

Preparations:

Put tomatoes in a large sauce pan and cook on low heat for 10-15. In a large skillet add olive oil and fry onions, garlic, carrots, celery and the cooked tomatoes, add salt and pepper stir them together then cook at low heat for 30 minutes. Transfer to the blender and process for 2-3 minutes.

How to make Baella Valencia

Baella Valencia

Ingredients:

400 g shrimps
300 g         chicken breast cut into small pieces
200 g         beef or lamb cut into small pieces
200 g         veal cut into small pieces
500 g         mushrooms cut into half or whole
200 g         chopped onions
200 g         green peppers cut into julienne
600 g         tomatoes cut into cubes
6 – 8            chopped garlic cloves
½ g        saffron
1
½         cups olive oil
1½         cups long grain rice
4             boiled eggs slices

Preparations:

Clean and wash the shrimp then marinate in the mixture of shrimp marinate.
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon yogurt
1 teaspoon spices
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Mix all the ingredients together add shrimp and marinate for 15 minutes and set aside
Heat oil in a skillet or saucepan. Add onions, chicken, lamb, veal and shrimp
sauté for 10 minutes, add rice, tomatoes, mushrooms, crushed saffron and garlic then add the water stir and bring it to boil and before the water dries out transfer the saucepan to the oven bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove it from oven to a large platter and decorate the top with shrimp, boiled eggs and lemon slices, and you can add tomatoes slices (optional)
Serve hot with fresh tomatoes sauce.