Spice Trade — turmeric

... and a few other articles on cooking with spices!

Spiced Turmeric Tricolor Quinoa 薑黃香料三色藜麥

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Spiced Turmeric Tricolor Quinoa 薑黃香料三色藜麥

This main course, 𝙎𝙥𝙞𝙘𝙚𝙙 𝙏𝙪𝙧𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙘 𝙏𝙧𝙞𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙤𝙧 𝙌𝙪𝙞𝙣𝙤𝙖, is a nutritionally well-balanced meal. Quinoa is considered a completed protein source, meaning it provides all 9 essential amino acids which human body cannot produce. It is also high in fibers and a good source of minerals and trace elements, including manganese, phosphorus, copper, folate, iron, magnesium, and zinc. With quinoa’s special texture and various spices, nuts and dried fruits added in, it is definitely a delicious and nutritious dish to taste. 「薑黃香料三色藜麥」- 這款主食營養均衡,藜麥包含了優質蛋白質(包括人體不能自身生產的9種必須氨基酸)、膳食纖維、多種礦物質和微量元素,包括錳、磷、銅、葉酸、鐵、鎂和鋅等。藜麥口感層次豐富,有嚼勁,加上辛香料、堅果及乾果,絕對是一道味道與營養俱全的菜式。 Ingredients:𝑶𝒓𝒈𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒄 𝑻𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒐𝒍𝒐𝒓 𝑸𝒖𝒊𝒏𝒐𝒂 1 CupMacadamia Nuts (Cut into half) 10 pcsGoji Berries 15 pcs Green Raisins 15 pcs Dried Blueberries 10 pcsOlive Oil 1...

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Green Soybeans Spice Soup 毛豆香料暖胃湯

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Green Soybeans Spice Soup 毛豆香料暖胃湯

Ingredients: Fresh Green Soybeans 200gChopped Tomato 1pcGrated Ginger 1 tspYellow Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Chili Powder 2/3 tspTurmeric Powder 1/4 tspCoriander seeds Powder 1/4 tspRaw Sugar 1 tspChopped Mint Leaves 1 tbspWater 400mlSaltPepper Boil fresh green soybeans in boiling water with salt for 30mins. Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds until they pop. Add grated ginger and chopped tomato immediately. Keep stirring until it’s soft, for about a minute. Keep low heat, add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander seeds powder, chopped mint leaves and raw sugar. Stir until the spices blend. Add boiled fresh...

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Recipe: Kokum Rasam, spiced indian soup

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Recipe: Kokum Rasam, spiced indian soup

This one is something of a uncommon way of preparing rasam, a traditional Indian soup. The addition of Kokum makes this Rasam tangy, darker and balance well with the traditional sweet and spicy rasam flavour. You can mix it with rice and turn it into a main dish, or drink by itself as a refreshing snack. It’s extremely low in calories as it’s almost all water, but very filling, and as with all things spice: bursting with flavour. Recipe: Kokum Rasam Serves: 3-4 Ingredients – 5 pieces dry kokum– 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder (kashmiri chillies are mild, and mainly...

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Chicken Xacuti from Goa – not your traditional Indian food.

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Chicken Xacuti from Goa – not your traditional Indian food.

Food from Goa is not your usual indian fanfare of explosive spices. Owing to it’s portuguese heritage, much of the region’s cuisine is imbued with new sour-spicy and sweet flavours. It’s less about pure spice and deep warmth from garam masala. That said, Xacuti (pronounced Shakuti) masala is a fiery curry base, paired with sweet cool coconut giving a delicious fresh portuguese-indian blend of flavour.     Chicken Xacuti Ingredients1 kg chicken, cut into big pieces5 grams turmeric powder1 tsp salt2 inches of ginger10 flakes garlic1/2 bunch fresh coriander5 green chillies2 tsp oil2 sliced onions2 slit green chillies1/4 cup water For...

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Recipe: Lentil Fritters (Dal Pakoras)

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This is an all-time favorite when we have friends or family during wet and cold weekends when all we want is to sit at home, do as little as possible and still get to enjoy! Hot crispy pakoras with a warm cup of drink and you are ready for watching a movie or listening to old time favorite music. The combination of crispy mung dal, chilli powder, lemon and ginger makes it so good, that we as kids always wanted more and more of them. photo: Seba Della y Sole Bossio Recipe: Dal Pakoras (Lentil Fritters) Servings: Makes around 20 pakoras....

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