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7 Jul 2015

HOW TO MAKE INDIAN RESTAURANT CURRY SAUCE





INGREDIENTS
10 large cooking onions – finely sliced
250ml vegetable oil
9 tablespoons garlic and ginger paste
1 carrot - peeled and chopped
¼ head of cabbage - chopped
1 red capsicum (bell pepper) - diced
1 green capsicum (bell pepper) - diced
water
400ml (14 US fluid ounces ) chopped tomatoes
4 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
1 tablespoon garam masala powder
1 tablespoon cumin powder
1 tablespoon coriander powder
1 tablespoon fenugreek powder
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon turmeric
Salt and pepper to taste (I usually leave this out and simply add it to the final dish)

INSTRUCTIONS
Pour the oil into a large heavy bottomed saucepan and heat over medium high heat until bubbling.
Throw in the sliced onions and fry, stirring regularly for about 20 minutes until the onions are soft, lightly browned and translucent.
Add the capsicums (bell peppers), carrot and cabbage and stir to combine.
Fry for a further five minutes and then add the ginger and garlic purees and the all of the spices except for the turmeric.
Now add the tomatoes and just enough water (about 2 cups/ 500ml) to cover the vegetables and simmer for about half an hour.
After 30 minutes, remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
Scoop the mixture in batches into a blender and blend until silky smooth. I usually do this for about three minutes per batch. If you have a hand held blender, this stage will be much easier.
Once your sauce is smooth, melt the ghee in a frying pan. Add the turmeric powder to the ghee. It will darken as it cooks. You want to brown it for about 30 seconds being careful not to burn the turmeric.
Now add the turmeric/ghee mixture to the sauce and bring to a simmer again.
Once it is bubbling away, turn down the heat and simmer for a further 20 to 30 minutes
Use immediately or store in the fridge for up to three days or freeze in 750ml (3 cups) portions for up to three months.

HERE ARE A FEW CURRY RECIPES YOU CAN USE THIS SAUCE IN NOW!

Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Korma
Chicken Madras
Lamb Madras
Lamb Rogan Josh
Lamb Vindaloo

Stay tuned for all the upcoming recipes. Together with this sauce you will be able to create curries better than you’ll find at most restaurants. I guarantee it!

Drink These 6 Smoothies if You Want to Reduce Weight Like Crazy














xcess weight is a huge problem of modern times, but not many people take this problem seriously. If you already have belly fat, can you just imagine what happens to your organs? The all swim in fat.

That could be the root cause of many chronic diseases, meaning that losing weight is a top priority for obese people.

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Protein-high foods strengthen the muscle structure, and taking into consideration that your heart and the other organs are muscles themselves, try do add more proteins to your menu.



All you have to do is buy some super-healthy and organic ingredients and blend everything together.

Here are some suggestions:

Mango smoothie

Ingredients:

1 glass water
1 banana
1 mango
1 cup pineapple
1 apple
1/4 cup hazelnuts, crushed
Preparation:

Blend everything together.

Cucumber – apple smoothie

Ingredients:

1/4 cup hazelnuts, crushed
5 mint leaves
1 cucumber
1 apple
ginger (2 inches)
2 celery stalks
1 glass water
Preparation:

Blend all the ingredients together.

Apple – banana smoothie

Ingredients:

1 glass water
1 banana
1 apple
ginger (2 inches)
1 orange
1/4 cup almonds, crushed
Preparation:

Blend everything together.

Grapefruit – orange smoothie

Ingredients:

1 apple
1 orange
1 grapefruit
1 banana
1/4 cup almonds, crushed
1 glass water
Preparation:

Blend all the ingredients together.

Apple smoothie

Ingredients:

ginger (2 inches)
1 apple
1 glass water
2 celery stalks
a handful of spinach
2 tsp flax seeds
Preparation:

Blend everything together.

Blueberry smoothie

Ingredients:

1/2 cup pineapple
1 cup blueberries
1 glass water
1 orange
1 banana
1/4 cup almonds, crushed
Preparation:

Blend all the ingredients together.