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Quick Starter Recipe May 30, 2009

Posted by simarprit in Uncategorized.
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Starters or light snacks are always a challenge. This dish was invented by me about two years ago, it has undergone many modifications and adaptations, the one here is my most favorite.

Name: Steam & Toss Starter

What do you need:

  1. Corn kernels
  2. Fresh uncooked green peas
  3. Cottage cheese or fresh Mozzarella
  4. Lemon Juice
  5. Salt
  6. Pepper
  7. Tomato puree/ paste
  8. Oregano
  9. Herbs
  10. Bell Peppers/ Capsicum (Red, Yellow and Green)
  11. Spring Onions
  12. Olive oil
  13. Butter

Portions:

1-Corn: 1-Peas: 1-Cottage Cheese or Fresh Mozzarella (CC/FM): 1-Red, Green, Yellow (all together): 1-Spring Onions

How to cook:

  1. Make small cubes of say 1 cm (CC/FM)
  2. Cut bell peppers long say about 4 cm wide and .5 cm thick
  3. Round cut spring onions
  4. Steam corns (add one to two spoons of lemon juice, little bit of salt and little bit of pepper – one tea spoon of butter to water for steaming)
  5. Steam green peas (add one to two spoons of lemon juice, little bit of salt and little bit of pepper – one tea spoon of butter to water for steaming) – Don’t steam them together they need different time settings
  6. Grease pan with olive oil
  7. Lightly toss bell peppers
  8. After two minutes add spring onions
  9. After three to four minutes add CC/FM
  10. Add one tea spoon per portion of main ingredients
  11. Sprinkle olive oil, salt and pepper to taste
  12. Add steamed corn kernels
  13. After 2-3 minutes add steamed green peas\
  14. Mix it lightly
  15. Garnish with oregano and herbs

Serve directly to plates

You may add green chilli or red chilli flakes

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