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How to make a delicious cheesecake

Cheesecake is something that you cannot deny but to taste it. We thought of discussing the recipe of black forest cheese cake in the following article. Hopefully you will like it.

First we are going to take a look at the cherry topping.

Cherry Topping:

You need to buy q pound frozen and unsweetened cheery for the cherry topping. ½ cup kirsch and ½ cup sour cherry syrup. These are important for black forest cherry cake.

Now you need to prepare the chocolate crust. Yes there are quite a few steps to follow in case of black forest cheese cake. However you will definitely be happy to see the end result.

Chocolate Crust:

You need to have 9 oz chocolate wafer cookies and 6 tablespoon chilled butter. You need to cut the butter into ½ inch pieces. The butter needs to be well chilled. Once the chocolate crust is done you need to think about the chocolate feeling. It sounds a bit hectic to make so many things for one cake but it surely worth the trouble.

Chocolate Filling:

  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • 12 ounces of semi sweet and bitter sweet chocolate
  • 20 ounces of cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tblsp kirsch
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 2 tblsp sugar

Preparation:

  • First you need to prepare the topping. For that you need to drain the cherries and kirsch for few hours in a small bowl.
  • For next 1 hour you need to shake the bowl thoroughly. You need to reserve the liquid and take care of the fact that the cherries are drained properly. 
  • Now you need to add 1 cup sour cherry syrup and half of the cherries in a skillet. Boil it till it becomes thicker. It takes 6-10 minutes. You can prepare it a day earlier than making the cake. It will be less hectic for you then.
  • Crush the cookies and mix them with butter. Crush them and mix them together properly and the chocolate crust is ready. You need to mix it for 20- 20 minutes.
  • Now pour the whipped cream with chocolate in a saucepan on medium it and stir non stop. After that cool it for 10 minutes and the filling is ready.
  • Beat the cream cheese with sugar. Beat it for 10-15 minutes until it becomes smooth. Now mix the chocolate mixture, vanilla essence in it and mix well. 
  •  Pour the mixture into the crust and bake for 40-45 minutes. Now let it cook completely. It might take days but you have to wait. You can keep it in the refrigerator for couple of days and then you can eat it. It will definitely taste great.

The Best Potato Salad Recipe

Summer is the time when you love to gorge on salads. Different types of salad recipes available online. Different people like different types of salads. Among different types of salads potato salads are extremely popular. These salads are tasty, healthy and easy to cook. Making potato salad is easy. You can cook for yourself or for your ids so that they do not complain while eating. We are now going to discuss tasty potato salad recipe in the following article. The recipe will take 50-60 minutes to get prepared. Once it is prepared it will take much lesser time to get finished. Yes, it is tasty and healthy. Once you make it you can see why we are recommending this so high. You need to use precooked bacon to make this salad. You can use small and red skinned potatoes to make this.

Ingredients:

  • For potato salad you need to have red skinned or white potatoes 2 1/2 pounds 
  • You need to have 5 hard boiled eggs. You need to chop the eggs properly and evenly.
  • You also need to have 2 tsp celery seed.
  • You need 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper. You can also opt for black pepper powder but that won’t smell like the freshly ground black pepper.
  • 4-5 tsp properly chopped onions. You can increase or decrease this quantity depending on your taste.
  • 4-5 slices of bacon. You need to cook the bacon till it gets crisp. It will make it tastier.
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp sweet pickle
  • Salt according to taste

Preparation:

Peel the potatoes properly. However that is not necessary. You can make the salad without peeling also. Now put the potatoes in a saucepan with water and boil it. Cover it and cook it for 12-15 minutes. Check if the potatoes have become tender. Once it gets tender you need to drain the water and let it cool for 10-15 minutes. Now you need to cut the potatoes into 1inch pieces. Now you need to combine the potatoes with the chopped eggs, pepper, celery seeds and mix well. Now pour the onion and bacon in it and toss. Now stir the whole mixture in mayonnaise and mustard. You can add more salt and mayonnaise if you wish. When you will serve it people will definitely ask for more. This is a simple and finger licking potato salad recipe. The above mentioned recipe will serve 5-6 people. You need to increase or decrease the quantity according to the number of people.

How to Make Butter Chicken

Indian food is famous for its taste worldwide. You can find different delicacies in different parts of India. Butter chicken is a famous Indian delicacy and there are various recipes you can find to cook it at home. Many people think making butter chicken is not easy. Yes, it is not easy but it is not that tricky either. We are going to discuss easy way to cook delicious butter chicken in the following article.

Butter chicken is also known as murgh makhani and it takes nearly 2 hours to prepare this.

Ingredients:

  • Boneless chicken 1kg. It is better to remove that skin.
  • Lime juice 2tbsp
  • Salt 
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder 
  • 5-6 cloves
  • 10-12 peppercorns
  • 1-2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 6-8 almonds (optional)
  • 8-10 cardamom seeds
  • 1 cup fresh yoghurt 
  • 4 tbsps vegetable oil
  • 3 onions chopped
  • 2 tsps garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Tomato paste of 3 tomatoes
  • 1/2 litre chicken stock
  • 2 tbsps dried fenugreek leaves
  • 3 tbsps butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

Preparation:

  • In a large bowl mix the lime juice, salt, chilli powder and yoghurt and then mix the chicken in it. Mix it well and cover it. Keep it aside for at least one hour so that the chicken gets tender and the spices gets inside it.
  • Now you need to roast the chicken in your oven for 2 minutes. Pre heat your oven in 180 degree. Put the marinated chicken in the oven and set the timer for 20 minutes. After that the chicken will be roasted well. You need to keep it aside again.
  • Now heat the oil in a pan and add all the spices one after another and mix and roast them properly. Now you need to add finely chopped onions in that and fry till it becomes brown. Then you need to add turmeric powder, salt and ginger garlic paste and sauté it in medium heat. Once the mixture is ready you need to add the roasted chicken in it and mix well and cover it for 5-6 minutes.
  • Stir it well and mix the chicken stock in it. Cook for some times and mix the dry fenugreek leaves in it. Cook it for some time and mix the butter in it. You can see the gravy in golden brown colour. You can now sprinkle the coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or paratha.

Cape Malay Chicken Curry Recipe

There are plenty of delicious chicken curry recipes available in various countries. In South Africa Cape Malay chicken curry is famous for its taste. This is a traditional way of cooking chicken in South Africa. Those who have tasted it always want to taste it again. Cooking Cape Malay chicken curry is not really easy. This is actually a mixture of traditional South African cooking and traditional Malaysian cooking. That is where the name Cape Malay chicken came from. Those who are interested to know the recipe can take a look at the following article. 

Ingredients

Before you start cooking Cape Malay chicken you need to arrange the ingredients. Here are the ingredients you are going to need to prepare delicious and tasty Cape Malay chicken curry.

  • Chicken breasts (it is better if you cut them into halves).
  • 4-5 medium size potatoes. You need to peel then properly.
  • 2-3 onions properly and finely chopped.
  • 2-3 green tomatoes peeled and chopped properly.
  • 3-4 garlic cloves crushed well
  • 2 tbs grated ginger
  • Crushed cardamom seeds and ground cinnamon
  • 3-4 star anise
  • 5-6 tsp curry powder
  • 220 ml coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp fruit chutney
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin oil
  • Salt, sugar and pepper according to taste

Method

  • Put one chopped onion along with ginger and garlic in your food processor. Wait till it becomes a smooth paste. You need to marinate the chicken with this paste and keep it aside for couple of hours. The chicken will become tender and this way it will taste good.
  • Now you need to heat oil in a sauce pan. You need to add the rest of the chopped onion and fry till it becomes brown. Now you need to add the rest of the spices in it. After that you need to add the cardamom, star anise and fry for couple of minutes. Then you need to mix the curry powder in it and sauté for few minutes in medium heat. You can mix little bit of coconut milk and water in case the mixture gets too sticky.
  • Now once the mixture is fragrant looks good you need to mix the marinated chicken in it and also add the chopped tomatoes in it. Mix well with the mixture and cook it for some time. You need to add the coconut milk then and stir non stop for 5-6 minutes. The mixture must cover the chicken properly. Then you need to cover the saucepan and let it cook in it low medium heat for 40-50 minutes. You need to lift the lid sometimes in between and scrape the bottom properly. Once it is done you need to serve it hot with white rice.