DIPPING DONUTS


I’ve created this simple donut recipe and it’s a success. It comes out tasty and soft even the next day. Dipping donuts? It’s just because you have to dip this donut in icing sugar, chocolate sauce, etc.

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INGREDIENTS:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 sachet instant dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp.)

1/4 cup white sugar

1 tsp. salt

1 medium egg, beaten

2 tbsp. melted butter or ghee

1/2 cup liquid milk or 1/2 cup water mixed with 1 tbsp. powdered milk

 

PROCEDURE:

  1. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients by spoon.
  2. Add beaten egg, melted butter and milk.
  3. Knead for a few minutes on a lightly floured until smooth.
  4. Put dough in a greased bowl and cover by cloth in your kitchen.
  5. Let it rise for 1 to 2 hours or refrigerate the dough for 12 hours.
  6. On a lightly floured board, roll the dough to half an inch thick and form into a rectangle.
  7. Using a donut cutter or a glass, cut the dough. I use a small cap of bottle to cut the inside circle.
  8. Place it on a floured plate or tray.                         20170603_174944
  9. Cover with cloth and let rise for half an hour.
  10. Deep fry (medium flame).
  11. Drain oil and put on tissue papers to absorb oil.
  12. Dip in icing sugar or chocolate sauce.20170603_205118

NOTE:  To make icing sugar, just grind it. I make chocolate sauce by mixing 1/2 cup condensed milk with 1/4 cup cocoa.

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She earned her degrees (BSC-BA, MBA) at the University of Santo Tomas, Espana, Manila, Philippines. During her school days, she took Journalism, spent writing articles and became school News Writer and Science Page Editor.  Her maternal aunt, Dr. Anacleta Villacorta Agoncillo (medical doctor and author), wife of the late Prof. Teodoro A. Agoncillo (author of “History of the Filipino People”, essayist and poet), great Filipino historian, inspired her to pursue writing.

She got 99% in the government exams after high school as a requirement before entering college or university and afterwards passed the Civil Service Eligibility.Her banking career at the Equitable Banking Corporation, Manila, Philippines, ceased after traveling and settling in different countries which gave her opportunities to venture in different professions like teaching in International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Cambridge School in Karachi, Pakistan.

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A GLIMPSE OF KASHMIR “The Paradise on Earth”


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Azad Jammu and Kashmir abbreviated as AJK or Azad Kashmir is an administrative territory of Pakistan, literally means “Free Kashmir”.

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I highly appreciate Raja Suleman Rauf, an aspiring Mechanical Engineering student of Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST). He’s so cooperative in gathering some photos of AJK and providing information. Suleman is proficient in English and can easily relate to any situation. He belongs to the Muslim Rajput clan in Pakistan. They use the title Raja.

 

Mirpur is one of the largest cities of the Pakistan administered Kashmir region. It is also known as “Little England” since a large number of population is settled in the United Kingdom. UK products are available in the city.

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Barnala is a sub-division of District Bhimber.Barnala. This place is the business hub of Mirpur.

Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST)

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GOVERNMENT COLLEGE FOR BOYS, Barnala, AJK.

GOVERNMENT COLLEGE FOR BOYS, Barnala, AJK.

Bhimber is the southernmost of the eight districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir it borders Indian-administered Kashmir to the east.

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Some wonderful places in AJK…

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KADHALA

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THUB PATNI

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This one is a special kind of tea, Kashmiri Tea or Chai. I don’t know exactly how to make it but it’s made of Kashmiri green tea, sugar, milk, green cardamoms, a little soda, crushed pistachios and almonds on top of it. It’s served in winter.

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The traditional biryani from the valleys of Kashmir is called Kashmiri Biryani. It is an Indian popular spiced rice with meat or chicken. Kashmiri Biryani has lots of spices and nuts.

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I love some Kashmiri fashion styles and designs. A Kashmiri friend from Islamabad sent me these items.

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Kashmir Solidarity Day or Kashmir Day is a national or public holiday in Pakistan. It is observed on 5th February every year. It focuses on Pakistan’s support and unity with the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir and pays tribute to the martyrs who fought for Kashmir’s freedom. download

Let’s join hands and pray for a peaceful Kashmir.

SINGAPOREAN RICE


It’s a rich food, carbo-loading but so tasty. It’s made of long-grained rice, spaghetti, chicken and vegetable with ketchup-mayonnaise and fried garlic toppings. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 head crushed garlic 2 cups rice 1/2 kg. spaghetti 1 large chopped onion 1/2 kg. chicken breast, cubed 1 chicken cube 1 tbsp. soy sauce salt & black pepper 1 cup water 1 small cabbage 3 medium carrots 3 medium capsicums The first thing I do is to prepare the toppings and set aside. Mix 1/2 cup ketchup with 1/2 cup mayonnaise. 20150318_140025 Fry garlic. Half of it for the topping and the other half for the chicken and vegetable dish. 20150318_140039 Boil rice until tender and drain excess water. Spread in a dish. 20150318_140531 Boil pasta until done, wash and drain the water in colander. Spread on top of rice. 20150318_141619 Mix. 20150318_141834 Stir fry onion. Add fried garlic and chicken. Stir in chicken cube. Continue sauteing. Season with soy sauce, salt and black pepper. Add water and cover. Simmer chicken until tender. Mix vegetables. Stir fry and cover until vegetables are done. 20150318_141013 Spread chicken and vegetable mixture on rice and pasta in the dish. Top with ketchup-mayonnaise and fried garlic. 20150318_142309 20150318_142324

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SANDWICH MAKER CAKE


Winter is over. I used to steam cake or flan during that time to produce heat in the surroundings. The weather is getting warmer. Baking or steaming is uncomfortable to prepare food. I experimented the other uses of sandwich maker. It’s successful! I just used my own pancake recipe. Try it.

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INGREDIENTS:

2 small eggs or 1 big egg

1/2 cup sugar

1 tablespoon butter or cooking oil

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS:

Beat egg.

Add sugar and oil, continue beating.

Mix milk and vanilla essence.

Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.

Mix thoroughly to form a thick batter.

Grease the sandwich maker.

Preheat it for a few minutes.

Spread batter within the triangle lines.

Close it and cook for 3-5 minutes.

If the inserted knife in the center of the cake comes out clean, it’s done.

Dust with icing sugar. (optional)

NOTE:  You may add 3 tablespoons cocoa powder or mashed banana to produce a different flavor.

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