How do you introduce your namesake ? Hehe. Well today we have with us an educator Huma Zeenat from easyrecipeguideforworkingwomen.blogspot.com. Her blog has quick, no fuss recipes specially for working women. Lets check what she has in store for us.
is the ninth month according to Islamic Lunarcalendar. Ramzan (written as
Ramadan) is derived from the Arabic root word 'ramida' or 'arramad' that means
intense scorching heat and dryness, especially of theground. Ramadan
is so called to indicate the heating sensation in the stomach as a result of
thirst. Others said it is so called because Ramadan scorches out the sins as it
burns the ground. Some said it is so called because the hearts and souls are
more readily receptive to the admonition and remembrance of Allah during
Ramadan, as the sand andstonesare receptive to the sun's
the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as afastingperiod by Muslims, whoabstainfrom food and water from
sunrise to sunset. Muslims wake up early morning for thepre-dawn'sehri' meal renouncing food
and water during the day before breaking their fasts in the evening. The
sumptuous evening meals are known as 'iftars' which they do together!!
I am Shaikh Huma Zeenat from the blog easyrecipeguideforworkingwomen.blogspot.com . I love cooking and try out making different different dishes & cuisines!! I first try out by myself the recipes and then share it with u all!! I enjoy cooking.
Today, I am sharing with Schezwan Chicken Masala.
(boneless) - 500 gms
paste - 3 tsp
- 1 tbsp
- 1 tsp
sauce - 2 tbsp
For Masala :-
( left over after shallow frying chicken)
seeds - 2 tsp
medium - 6, finely chopped + additional 2 cut into small cubes
garlic paste - 3 tsp
powder - 3 tsp
chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
- 1 1/2 tsp
medium - 4, finely chopped
masala powder - 1/2 tsp
medium - 2, cut into small cubes
sauce 3 tbsp
- 1/2 cup
leaves, chopped - 1/2 cup
chicken pieces with all the above ingredients for 45 mins - 1 hr. Then mix 1
tbsp corn flour & shallow fry it in a pan using 1/2 cup oil. When turns
golden red, remove it & keep aside.
the same pan, using the left over oil, heat oil, add cumin seeds & chopped
When onions turns golden, add ginger-garlic paste.
Saute & add
coriander powder, red chilli powder, salt, garam masala powder & chopped
tomatoes. Cover & cook till tomatoes turns soft and oil leaves the masala.
Then add onion & capsicum cut into cubes.
Stir fry for 3-4 mins and add schezwan
sauce & 1/2 cup whisked cream.
Cover & cook for 5-6 mins.
check the seasoning, can add little salt & crushed chilli flakes if
required. Then add 1/2 cup coriander leaves and mix well