Wednesday 30 October 2013

Kitty party {Make Your Party Enjoyable and Memorable}

Kitty party {Make Your Party Enjoyable and Memorable}
kitty party is a get together of, usually, housewives ,where the party is held in one lady's house[hotel, If house is not convenient] every month here one lady gets the collected sum of money. so on everyone gets the money by turn, food is arranged by the hostess, a few games, gossipping, tombola is actually a way of time pass and saving and sense of belonging to a group. Kitty parties are social gatherings where women get together to chit chat and gossip, but some women have no knowledge about the kitty party, they confused about the games, food, preparation etc. If you are confused about your kitty party’s food and dishes then I solve your problems. I’ll share with u some of my favourite recipes, and I am sure you surely like these recipes. These recipes easily cook at home [if you need] no extra efforts, no loss of time.
Starter Dishes
Lime Mango Drink
  •  mango - peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  •  3/4 cup orange juice
  •  1/4 cup lime juice
  •  2 ice cubes
  •  1 1/4 cups club soda
Prep: 5 min
› Cook:10 min
› Ready in:15 min
1. Puree the mango in a blender until smooth. Add the orange and lime juices; blend until smooth. Add the club soda and ice cubes. Pulse the blender until the ice cubes are crushed and ingredients are blended.                    
 Noodle Cakes with Sliced Chicken

  •  200gms rice noodles
  •  2 boneless chicken breasts cut into slices
  •  1 tbsp + to deep fry oil
  •  1 green capsicum
  •  Salt to taste
  •  2tps hosing sauce
  •  1tps ginger chopped
  •  Fresh red chili  
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. Soak the rice noodles in hot water for a while. Cut green capsicum into 1 inch pieces. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non stick pan, add capsicum and salt and cook.
  •  Sprinkle salt on chicken pieces. Drizzle hosing sauce and rub them in well and let them marinate for 15 minutes. Once the noodles have softened, drain them into another bowl and break them slightly.
  • Take small portions and drop them into the hot oil in a round shape. Deep fry, tuning sides, till they are crisp. Add a little salt and ginger to the noodles, if you wish, before deep frying. Drain onto absorbent paper.
  • Drain the capsicum into a bowl. In the same pan, add chicken pieces and cook, turning sides, till evenly cooked on both sides and golden.
  • Place one fried noodle roundel in a serving plate, place chicken slices over it and top with capsicum. Cover with another noodle roundel and repeat the process. Diagonally slice a fresh red chili and sprinkle on top. Serve immediately.
Biscuit Bites With Beetroot and Carrot Shot
  •  16 salted biscuits
  •  3 medium carrot, peeled
  •  1 medium beetroot, peeled
  •  1 pinch piece ginger
  •  Few fresh mint leaves
  •  Salt to taste
  •  ½ lemon
  •  200gms tofu
  •  Chili garlic sauce as required
  •  2 tbsp egg less mayonnaise
  •  Few fresh coriander leaves
  • Halve the carrots and beetroot and put into the juicer, one after the other, and extract juice. Put ginger and few mint leaves into the juicer and extract juice. Collect all the juice in the same jar. Add salt and juice of ½ lemon and mix well. Chill in the refrigerator.
  • Cut tofu into ¼ inch thick small round slices with a small cookie cutter. Mix 1 tsp chili garlic sauce and 2 tbsp egg less mayonnaise in a bowl.
  • Arrange the biscuits on a flat surface, keep a small mint leaf on each, over that drop a dollop of chili garlic-mayonnaise sauce. Keep a tofu slice on each, and over that put a drop of chili garlic sauce. Place a small coriander leaf over each.
  • Pour the carrot-beetroot juice in shot glasses till ¾ full. Arrange the biscuits on one side of a serving platter, keep the shot glasses on the other and serve. Each biscuit is supposed to be had with a swig of the juice.

Main course dishes
Gazpacho' Salad
  •  225g fussily pasta
  •  4 green onions, chopped
  •  1 green capsicum, chopped
  •  1 green chili, seeded and minced
  •  2 tomatoes, chopped
  •  1 cucumber
  •  4 tablespoons olive oil
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  1 clove garlic, crushed
  •  4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  •  1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  •  175 ml tomato juice
Prep: 20min
› Cook: 10min
› Ready in: 30 min
  1.  Cook fussily according to package instructions; drain.
  2.  In large bowl combine pasta, onion, green capsicum, chili, tomatoes, cucumber, oil, salt, garlic, lime juice, black pepper and tomato juice. Toss well and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours. Toss again before serving.
Lychee Salad
  •  2 cups fresh lychees, tinned lychees ok
  •  3 small pieces ginger, cut into fine strips,
  •  2 tbsp sugar or lychee syrup
  •  grated zest and juice of 1 lime/lemon
  •  2 oranges
  •  200 g black grapes, halved and seeded
  •  1 red-skinned sweet apple, cored and chopped
  •  fine shreds of lime zest to decorate
› Cook:25min
› Ready in: 45min
  1.  Mix lychees with ginger, syrup, lemon/lime zest and juice. If using tinned lychees, drain the lychees in a sieve set over a bowl. Discard half of the syrup that has drained into the bowl, then add the lychees.
  2.  Cut the peel and pith away from the oranges with a sharp knife. Holding the oranges over the bowl so that all the juice will drip into the salad, carefully cut between the membrane to release the segments. Add the segments to the bowl. Squeeze the membrane and add the juice to the bowl.
  3.  Stir in the grapes and apple and toss to mix. Pile the salad into small bowls to serve, decorated with shreds of lime zest.
Green patties
  •  Green lentils (soak in water for 30 minutes) :-1 cup
  •  Capsicum (remove seeds and grated) :-1•
  •  Curd :-¼ cup
  •  Spring onion (finely chopped) :-3 tsp.
  •  Onion(finely chopped) :-¼ cup
  •  Coriander leaves (finely chopped) :-¼ cup
  •  Pannier (grated) :-¼ cup
  •  Olive oil :-¼ cup
  •  Oats :-¼ cup
  •  Salt :-To taste
  •  Cumin :-2 tsp.
Medium bowl
Frying pan
  •  Grind soaked green lentils to a paste with salt.
  •  In a pan, heat oil and put onion, cumin, capsicum and coriander leaves. Fry for a few minutes.
  •  Then mix curd, spring onion, ground green lentils and pannier in it. Stir well and remove from heat.
  •  Take a small part of the green lentils mixture.Roll and flatten it, then dip in oats.
  •  In a flat pan, heat olive oil and cook on both sides till golden brown.
  • Serve with green/tamarind chutney or tomato sauce or salad.
Sweet dishes
Thai Sweet Sticky Rice With Mango

  •  1 1/2 cups uncooked short-grain rice
  •  2 cups water
  •  1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  •  1 cup sugar
  •  1/2 teaspoon salt
  •  1/2 cup coconut milk
  •  1 tablespoon sugar
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  1 tablespoon tapioca starch
  •  3 mangoes, peeled and sliced
  •  1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
Prep: 10min
› Cook: 20min
› Extra time:1hr cooling
› Ready in: 1hr 30min
  1.  Combine the rice and water in a pan; bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer until water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2.  While the rice cooks, mix together 1 1/2 cups coconut milk, 1 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil; remove from heat and set aside. Stir the cooked rice into the coconut milk mixture; cover. Allow to cool for 1 hour.
  3.  Make a sauce by mixing together 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and the tapioca starch in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
  4.  Place the sticky rice on a serving dish. Arrange the mangoes on top of the rice. Pour the sauce over the mangoes and rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Best Chocolate Walnut Muffin
  •  250g plain flour
  •  50g cocoa powder
  •  300g caster sugar
  •  1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  •  2 teaspoons baking powder
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  300ml milk
  •  1 egg
  •  2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  •  1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  •  175g chocolate chips
  •  75 g chopped walnuts
  •  50 g whole almonds 
  •  4 tablespoons brown/Damara sugar
› Cook:25min
› Ready in: 40 min
  1.  Preheat the oven to 180 C. Grease muffin tin or line with paper muffin liners.
  2.  In a medium bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. In a large bowl combine milk, egg, oil and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients to large bowl; mix well. Add chocolate chips and walnuts, stir well.
  3.  Fill muffin liners 3/4 full. Poke almonds into tops of unbaked muffins. Sprinkle muffins with demerara sugar. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean.

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