Christmas Festival Special Recipes

On Christmas festival people enjoy with  recipes.Here is some information Christmas special recipes.

Kaju Katli Recipe

Preparation time: 6 hours (including soaking time)
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients

Cashew nuts - 100 grams Sugar - equal quantity as cashew after making a paste
Ghee - 1 tsp
Cardamom powder - a pinch

Method

Soak the cashews in water for 6-8 hrs. Remove it from the water and grind to a smooth paste. Do not add water while grinding.
Measure the quantity of paste, take equal quantity of sugar. For e.g: If there is 1/4 cup of cashew paste, take 1/4 cup of sugar.
Take a heavy bottomed pan or a non stick pan and melt the sugar. Add the cashew paste and cook for few minutes. Add the ghee.
When it starts leaving the sides of the pan, add the cardamom powder and mix well.
Remove it on the platform and knead to a smooth ball. You will get a nice dough of it.
Flatten the same with the rolling pin on a plate. Cut it into any desired shape. Traditionally it is cut in diamond shape. 

Nut roast Recipe

Preparation time: 20 mnuts
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Serves:1

Ingredients


1 medium onion 1oz butter
8oz mixed nuts, such as peanuts, cashews, walnuts, etc
4oz wholemeal bread
½ pint vegetable stock
2tsp yeast extract
1tsp mixed herbs

Method

Chop the onions finely and cook them in the butter until transparent.
Blend the nuts and bread together in a liquidiser until you get them to a fine consistency. Pulse the liquidiser if the mixture looks like it is forming clumps.
Heat the stock and yeast extract to boiling point, then combine all the ingredients together and mix well. The mixture should be fairly loose.
Turn into a greased shallow baking dish and make the surface as level as possible. Then sprinkle with a few breadcrumbs.
Bake in the oven at 180C, gas 5 for 30 minutes until golden brown.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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