Stir Fry Vegetables with basil and burnt Thai bird chilies.
Preparation time: 30mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients: ½ medium green peppers, julienned ½ medium red peppers, julienned ½ medium yellow peppers, julienned ½ medium carrots, julienned ¼ cups broccoli florets ¼ cups baby corn ¼ cup bak choi ¼ cup Chinese cabbage ¼ cup beans sprouts 3 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ tablespoons light soy sauce ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 green onions, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp Dried Chili, Diced 1 tablespoons cornstarch ¼ cup broth Recipe Method: In a large skillet or wok, saute the vegetables in oil until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Combine soy sauce and ginger; add to pan with onion & dried chilies. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Combine cornstarch, broth and water until smooth; gradually stir into vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Ingredients for Flat Noodles rolls with Bell Pepper couli stuffing 500 gm all purpose flour 2 large eggs 150 ml water,plus extra id necessary a pinch of salt some corn starch for dusting For the Stuffing 1 Green Bell Pepper/red pepper/yellow pepper 1 tsp Garlic (finely chopped) 1 tbsp oil ½ tsp salt ¼ th tsp pepper 1 tsp tobasco ½ cup spinach 2tbsp of mozzarella
Recipe Method: Smear oil on the pepper and put in the oven at 220 degree C for 5 mins Remove let it cool…remove the skin and the seeds Heat a pot of water and blanch the spinach. Put in on the side. Now in a mixture grind the garlic, bell pepper, spinach, salt, cheese and Tabasco To assemble Take the warm noodle sheets and spread the mixture on it and make rolls….and then cut into bite sized pcs. Serve with the stir fried veggies.
Recipe Method: Combine flour and salt in a large mixing bowl,sifted .Add in water and eggs,mix and knead into a stiff dough.Cover with wet cloth or paper towel,let it rest for 30 minutes. After resting,dust your table top or kitchen counter with some starch flour,roll dough into thin sheet and cut into broad strips or use paste maker to roll and cut the dough to your desire shape. Prepare a large pot (4 liter) of water with 2 drops of oil at high heat.When water rolling boil, add in cut noodles.Use a long chop stick to stir the noodles from sticking to each other. When noodles come up on the water, remove with large spider sieve and set aside.
Life always gives big opportunities in the form of small hints. The big move in Pankaj Bhadouria’s life came with a small step when she decided to leave her successful teaching career spanning over 16 years and enter India's 1st televised cookery reality show - MasterChef India on the leading GEC - Star Plus.
And as they say, fortune favours the brave, Pankaj went on to become a worthy winner and with it India's first ever MasterChef.
The comfort of the classroom gave way to the adulations, accolades and a host of achievements. Pankaj hosted her first cookery show - "Chef Pankaj ka Zayka" on Star Plus during Sep-Oct 2011 where she showcased her passion for cooking. The success of this daily show added another flavor to her sweet success.