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…

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

INGREDIENTS: CHICKEN/MARINADE: 2 boneless/skinless chicken breast, cut into chunks 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, grated 1/2 tsp ginger, grated 1/4 tsp JGM Products geera 1/4 tsp JGM Products turmeric 1/4 tsp JGM Products chilies powder FOR SAUCE: 1 can (14oz) diced tomatoes (approx 5-6 tomatoes) 1…

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…

SALTFISH ACCRA

YIELD: 10-12 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 – 1/2 lb saltfish 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp yeast 1/4 tsp sugar 1 pimento 2 cloves garlic 1 small onion 2 tbsp chopped chive 2-3 chadon beni (culantro) leaves 2 tbsp chopped  celery 1/4 – 1/2 cup warm water DIRECTIONS: Boil saltfish for 10-15…

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…

STEW FISH

INGREDIENTS: ½ lbs fish, cut into slices 1 small onion, sliced 2 pimentos, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 1/3 cup carrots, sliced 1/3 cup sweet peppers 2 cloves garlic, sliced ½ tbsp ginger, grated 1/3 cup ketchup ¼ cup oyster sauce ¼ tsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp coconut oil ¼ cup cilantro/chadon beni (chopped) 2…

CHICKEN LO MEIN

INGREDIENTS: 6-8 oz Chow Mein noodles 2 chicken breasts, cut into thin strips 1 large pimento, sliced 2 cloves garlic, grated 1/2 tsp ginger, grated 1 medium onion, sliced 1 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded 1 1/2 cup sweet peppers, sliced 1 1/2 cups carrots, sliced 1/4 cup water 2 tbsp oyster sauce 1/2 tsp sesame…

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…