BHAGI WITH SALTFISH

This traditional dish of bhagi and saltfish is made with dasheen bush or taro leaves/stems, coconut milk and saltfish. A simple yet flavorful dish that you are sure to enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 1 bundle dasheen bush 1 onion, sliced 5-6 cloves of garlic, chopped hot pepper (as much as you like) 170 g saltfish (between 1/4…

CRISPY FRIED CARAILLE (BITTER MELON)

Caraille/Bitter Melon isn’t a favorite because of the bitterness of it. Once properly prepared however, I think it is delicious! INGREDIENTS: 2 caraille, cleaned/sliced 1 small onion, sliced 3-4 cloves garlic, grated hot pepper 1 tsp salt 3-4 tbsp oil for cooking (ca be adjusted) DIRECTIONS: Add salt to sliced caraille. Set it aside for…

DHALPURI

Dhalpuri is one of the many types of roti you can find in Trinidad and Tobago. It’s usually eaten with curries and stews and is an absolute favorite! YIELD: 7-8 single serving roti (enough for 1 person). This will vary however depending on the size of tawa you are using. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose…

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:

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…

POMMECYTHERE CHUTNEY

This condiment is a favorite with fried snacks in Trinidad. It’s a pretty simple and easy recipe to follow and takes no time at all to make. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 lb (approx 15-20) small pommecythere 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 6-7 chadon beni/culantro leaves 3 cloves garlic hot pepper (as you like) salt to taste…

POTATO AND CARROT HASH CAKES

INGREDIENTS: 1 pack multigrain Crix (30 crackers) 5 medium potatoes, peeled 1 large carrot 2 eggs Oil for frying (if necessary) JGM PRODUCT DRIED SEASONINGS: Paprika All Purpose Seasoning Garlic Powder Cayenne Pepper Parsley NOTE: Crix is a biscuit/cracker found in Trinidad. It can be used as a substitute for breadcrumbs. If you do not…

BAIGANEE

INGREDIENTS:            FOR BATTER: 1 1/2 cups split peas, soaked overnight 1/2 cup chick peas, soaked overnight 1/4 cup flour 1/4 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp green seasoning 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS Roasted Geera 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS Saffron powder Salt to taste FOR BAIGAN/EGGPLANT: 1medium baigan (eggplant/melongene) 1 tbsp green seasoning 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS…

FRIED POTATO & CHICKEN PIES

YIELD: 6-7  mini potato pies 6-7 mini chicken pies INGREDIENTS: Oil for frying DOUGH: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 2/3 cup water (approx.) POTATO FILLING: 2 medium potatoes 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS roasted geera 3 tbsp green seasoning salt and black pepper to taste CHICKEN FILLING: 1 leg…

CHICKPEAS BURGER

INGREDIENTS: 1 tin chickpeas, drained 1 small onion 2-3 cloves garlic 1 pimento (chopped) 1/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs 1/4 tsp JGM Products Basil 1/2 tsp JGM Products Roasted Geera/Cumin 1/2 tsp JGM Products Complete Seasoning 1/4 tsp JGM Products Cayenne Pepper (can be adjusted) Chadon Beni (culantro) or any fresh herbs (as much as you…