Dosas with Whey( left from making paneer) or buttermilk/coconut milk….

What do you do with the whey left over from making paneer or homemade cheese?

Make Dosas !

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Grains – Rice, Chia, 7 grain cereal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can buy the flours or make your own. I like to grind my own. Today I am grinding brown rice, 7 grain cereal & chia seeds to prepare my flour blend.

Here are the ingredients….
3 cups of whey ( or 2 cups of buttermilk\ coconut milk blended 1 cup of water)
1 cup rice flour
1 cup semolina/ quinoa/ 7 grain cereal flour
2 TBSP Chia seeds
a pinch of baking soda…
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The whey is rich in protein and can be used in soups and well… dosas “Indian Crepes” The greenish white color of the whey looks suspiciously like lemonade but it doesn’t taste like it. Continue reading “Dosas with Whey( left from making paneer) or buttermilk/coconut milk….”

Pampushki — Street food in Eastern Europe

Pampushki is fun to say and eat. It is another gem of a snack, I found in a cookbook. It is a delicious form of a potato cutlet, except it is round in shape and has a filling in the center. The first time I made it with cottage cheese at the center, it was delicious and everyone loved it but it was messy and oily as the filling decided to make an appearance at the surface. So, this time again, while making it for geography club, I put in slices of firmer cheese – in fact homemade paneer. The process turned out to be smooth, mess free and everybody seemed to like it just the same especially with the dipping sauce made by beating sour cream and hungarian paprika on the side.

Continue reading “Pampushki — Street food in Eastern Europe”

June 5th Indian Dinner for a Cause

A Benefit for Diego’s (our soccer coach’s) family

A fundraising site that has been set up to them.
http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/hope-for-a-little-one-s-heart-carroll-rivas-family/353504#.VVSqADtqsYo.facebook

Eggplant rice with spinach sauce, Daal Soup and Dosas “Crepes and flat breads from India” with potatoes & chutney, and a chicken dish.

 Freshly and healthy made, from scratch with mostly organic ingredients and Dosas are hot off the Griddle On June 5th 6 PM – 8 PM

Menu

Vangibath
Basmati rice with sauted eggplant, cashews, coconut, tamarind and other spices

Butter Chicken Masala
Cubed chicken simmered in a mild spicy, tomato based masala with cardamom and cashews

Daal  Soup
Pink lentils( Masoor dal) seasoned with onion, ginger, garlic, tomatoes & butter

Palak Paneer
Spinach & tomato sauce seasoned with onions, garlic, ginger with homemade cheese

Jeera Rice
Basmati rice seasoned with Cumin

Boondi Raita
Plain Yogurt seasoned with gram flour,cumin and salt

Plain Dosa 
Dosa with coconut-cilantro chutney

Dosa with Alu –
Dosa with a spiced potatoes on the side and chutney

Dosa – Crepes from India
The batter is a blend of brown rice and Urad dal (white lentils). It is gluten free

Drink – Chai Tea
Freshly made hot, creamy, fragrant with black tea, fresh cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and enough sugar to bring out the spice flavor.

Dessert – Gajar Halwa
Freshly grated carrots cooked in creamy milk, flavored with fresh cardamom and enough sugar

You can have it all for $27.00

To make a Reservation contact Ish at Cookingwithish@gmail.com or call/text 490-1146