Saturday, 4 February 2017

                   

                        ROASTED BABY POTATOES 

Easy recipe and perfect side dish.

Ingredients:
Baby potatoes
Salt
Black pepper
Ground garlic
Coriander to garnish
Olive oil

Procedure:

1. Preheat the oven to  400°F(200°C)
2. Scrub the potatoes and place in boiling water for 10-15 minutes, leaving their skin on.
3. Now toss them in olive oil, sprinkle black pepper, salt, garlic, paprika.
4. Take a greased baking sheet and spread potatoes on it.
5. place them in preheated oven. Bake for 40-50 minutes until they are golden and crispy outside.
6. Garnish with coriander or rosemary.

****Happy Cooking****

Quick facts:
Rich in immune-boosting Vitamin C.
Molecules in potatoes called kukoamines lower blood-pressure
The B vitamins in potatoes protect arteries.
High levels of dietary fiber and 'bulking agents' support healthy digestion and regular bowel movements.
Potatoes are exceedingly rich in Vitamin B6, just  100g of baked potato contains 21 per cent of the daily value of the vitamin.

                              TILAPIA FISH FRY



      Tilapia are mainly freshwater fish inhabiting shallow streams, ponds, rivers and lakes and less commonly found living in brackish water.

     Tilapia have very low levels of mercury, as they are fast-growing, lean and short-lived, with a primarily vegetarian diet, so do not accumulate mercury found in prey.

COOKING PROCEDURE:

INGREDIENTS:

Tilapia fish      -       250 grams/ 4 large pieces
Turmeric powder      -  1 TBSP
Chilli powder      -         1 TBSP
Garam masala      -       1 TBSP
Salt      -                         ½  TBSP
Ginger garlic paste    -  1 TBSP
Pepper      -                    ½ TBSP  
Lemon      -                     1  Large
                              Olive oil  


PROCEDURE:
1. Take a bowl. Mix chilli powder, salt, pepper, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, turmeric with oil and make fine paste.
2. Marinate the fish and squeeze lime juice on fillets.
3. Freeze them for atleast 1 hour.

-Preheat the oven to 375'F and bake the fish for 30-40 minutes.
-Fish can be shallow fried on frying pan too.
-Cut fish into  medium size pieces and place them on heated pan and cover the pan with a lid so that steam helps the fish to cook properly.
-Let them fry for 10-15 minutes.



QUICK FACTS:
Like many types of fish, tilapia has a very high content of selenium
Prevents Prostate Cancer
tilapia are high in protein but low in calories and fats.
Improves Bone Health
Directly linked to lowering cholesterol levels and triglyceride levels in the human cardiovascular system.