FISH ESCOVITCH

This dish is very popular in Jamaica.  The inspiration to make this came from Mark Wiens and Danny and Chad (youtubers) whose videos both highlighted fish escovitch. INGREDIENTS: 1 whole snapper, cleaned 1 onion, sliced 1 sweet pepper, sliced 1 small carrot, sliced 1 tsp ginger, grated 2-3 cloves garlic, grated 1 tsp sugar 1…

TRINI KURMA

Eid ul Fitr is upon us and that means lots of food and indian sweets! Today’s recipe is going to be on kurma…a delightful indian sweet that’s enjoyed by many! YIELD: 50 pieces (approx.) but can vary depending on the size you cut them INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cold evaporated milk…

TRINI MALIDA/MALEEDA

INGREDIENTS: 1 hot paratha roti (12inch diameter) 1/2 cup condensed milk 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground elychee 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 4 tbsp margarine 1-2 tsp brown sugar raisins (as much as you like) cherries (as much as you like) DIRECTIONS: Add roti to a food processor….

VERMICELLI CAKE (SAWINE CAKE)

INGREDIENTS: 200 g vermicelli 1/2 cup condensed milk (can be adjusted) 4 tbsp margarine or salted butter 2 cups evaporated milk 1 cup water 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 – 2 cinnamon sticks (depending on the size) 8 cloves (approx.) 1/4 cup raisins (can be adjusted) 1/4 cup cherries (can be adjusted) almonds (optional)…

FLOUR HALWA (TRINI SIRNEE)

YIELD: 1 13×8 dish with a 1 inch thickness of halwa INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 cups evaporated milk 8oz margarine 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup condensed milk 1 cup dried fruits (raisins, sultanas, cherries) – this can be adjusted…

FAT KURMA aka TRINI GULAB JAMOON

YIELD: 15-18 INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups powdered milk 1 cup all purpose flour 4 tbsp butter or margarine 2/3 cup condensed milk 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/2 tsp JGM Products ginger powder 1/4 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground elychee 7-8 almonds 7-8 seedless dates OTHER INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water…

CURRY CHICKEN AND (ALOO) POTATO

INGREDIENTS: FOR CHICKEN/MARINADE: 3 chicken quarters (2 leg/thigh and 1 breast), cleaned and cut into small pieces 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 1/2 tbsp green seasoning 1 1/2 tbsp JGM Products medium hot curry powder 1/4 tsp JGM Products roasted geera salt to taste TO BE USED WHILE COOKING: 1 small/medium onion, sliced…

CUCUMBER RAITA

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium cucumber, grated 3/4 cup plain yogurt 1/2 tsp JGM Products roasted geera 1 clove garlic, grated DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients listed above. Mix well. Serve chilled with some delightful Chicken Biryani (Hyderabadi Inspired) Check out the video here:

CHICKEN BIRYANI (Hyderabadi Inspired)

YIELD: 4-5 persons INGREDIENTS: FOR CHICKEN: 2 lb (approx.) chicken pieces (thigh preferably) 1/2 cup plan yogurt 1/2 tsp salt 4 cloves garlic, grated 1 tbsp ginger, grated 1 tbsp garam masala 1/4 tsp JGM Products saffron powder 1/2 tsp JGM Products ground chilies 1/2 tsp JGM Products paprika FOR RICE: 2 1/2 cups basmati…

GARLIC NAAN (without yeast)

YIELD: 2 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3 gloves garlic, grated 2 tbsp plain yogurt 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/4 water (approx.) GARLIC BUTTER SAUCE: 3-4 tbsp melted butter 2 -3 cloves garlic, grated chopped cilantro or chadon beni (culantro) DIRECTIONS: Combine flour, salt, baking powder…