In times of rationing my pantry, I came up with something I would like to share with you. I had some Meatzaa Chicken kababs in my freezer and a tomato gravy with garlic. I sliced an onion, sauteed it, added sliced kababs and cooked for five minutes. Then I added my tomato paste and garam masala powder. Covered and cooked for a while and added freshly crushed kasoori methi and some cream before finishing it.Add salt to taste.
This comes handy in making fish preparations mostly in Bengali dishes.
This sauce comes in handy for many Italian preparations like Pizza spread, pasta , sphagetti and meat balls ,toasted bread pizza style etc. You can freeze half and keep the other half in the fridge to toss into a quick meal.
Be it an unexpected guest or a quick whip-up for my family, I’ve always loved to feed hungry people. A few kitchen tricks I’ve learned along the way help to reduce the time required for cooking. At most, I save an hour or so every fortnight to zip-zap-zoom simple ingredients to form these lovely sauces, pastes, chutneys and marinades.
Lets just say this is Part I
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