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Veg, Non Veg and Dessert Recipes for New Year

Celebrate New Year with some fabulous mouth watering veg, non-veg and desserts recipes that will surely add extra flair to your new year dinner and party. These recipes are very easy to make. And if you like these recipes then please feel free to share them with your friends and loved ones. And have a very successful New Year!

New Year Recipes

Veg Recipes

Veg Pot Stickers
Preparation time: 1� hours 30 min.
veg pot sticker
1. Canola oil- 1 package.
2. Red onion- 1, sliced.
3. Ginger- 1 tablespoon, minced.
4. Shiitake mushrooms- 1 cup sliced.
5. White cabbage- 1 cup, shredded.
6. Carrots- 1 cup, shredded.
7. Garlic sprouts or chives- 1 cup, chopped.
8. Sesame oil- 1 teaspoon.
9. Cilantro- 1/4 cup, chopped.
10. Wonton skins (also called gyoza salt)
11. White pepper- 1 teaspoon.

Also needed:
1. Soya sauce and
2. vinegar.

1. In a cooking pan or large saute pan, add a little oil and deep-fry onions and ginger.
2. Add the mushrooms. Stir.
3. Add the cabbage, carrots and chives. Season.
4. When mixture is soft, place in cullender to drain.
5. When mixture is cooled, add the sesame oil and cilantro.
6. Check for seasoning.
7. Using the gyoza skins, make half-moon-shaped dumplings keeping the bottom flat.
8. In a hot non-stick pan, coat with oil and place dumplings.
9. When bottom gets brown, add 1/4 cup of water and immediately cover. This will steam the dumplings.
10. Keep a watch on the dumplings. Completely evaporate the water so that the bottom gets crispy again and sticks to the pot.
11. Serve hot with for dipping.

Yield: 24 servings.

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Mashed Potato Casserole

Preparation time:
1 hour 20 min.

mashed potato casserole Ingredients:
1. Potatoes- 10 (about 3 1/2 lbs).
2. Cream cheese- 1/2 lb.
3. Butter- 1/4 cup.
4. Green onions- 1 cup, chopped.
5. Sour cream- 1 cup.
6. Fresh parsley- 1/2 cup, minced.
7. Marjoram- 1 pinch, dried.
8. Fresh breadcrumbs- 1/2 cup, coarse.

Also needed:
1. Salt and
2. Pepper.

1. In a large pot full of boiling water, cook potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender but not drippy.
2. Drain and let cool slightly. Then peel.
3. With a potato masher, mash until smooth. Then, without using an electric mixer, blend in cream cheese and butter until melted.
4. Mix in onions, sour cream, parsley, marjoram and salt and pepper to taste.
5. Transfer to a 8 inch (2 L) baking dish having a smooth top.
6. Sprinkle with crumbs, (Casserole can be prepared to this point, covered and refrigerated for up to 2 days or frozen for up to 1 week. Let it dissolve for 24 hrs in refrigerator. Add 10 minutes to baking time.) Bake in 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until heated through and the top is lightly golden.

Yield: 10 servings.

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Balsamic-Roasted Baby Potatoes & Carrots

Preparation time:
1� hours 10 min.

balsamic roasted baby potatos & carrots
1. Baby red potatoes or white potatoes- 3 lbs, halved (or both).
2. Baby-cut carrots- 1 lb peeled (or 4 medium cut diagonally in lumps).
3. Onion- 1, thinly sliced.
4. Garlic- 8 cloves, peeled & smashed.
5. Balsamic vinegar- 1/3 cup.
6. Butter- 1/4 cup, melted.
7. Thyme- 8 sprigs fresh (or 1 tsp dried).
8. Salt- 1 teaspoon.
9. Pepper- 1/2 teaspoon, fresh, ground.

1. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with heavy duty foil.
2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients.
3. Place on baking dish in a single layer. Cover with foil.
4. Roast in a preheated 425F oven for 45 minutes, shaking the pan a few times.
5. Remove foil and roast, uncovered, for another 30 minutes, or until veggies are tender& golden.. Stir occasionally while roasting.

Yield: 8 servings

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Creamy Horseradish Dip

Preparation time: 15 min.

1. Cream cheese- 8 ounces, softened.
2. Picante sauce- 3 tablespoons.
3. Sour cream- 1/2 cup.
4. Horseradish- 2 tablespoons, prepared.
5. Garlic salt- 1 /2 teaspoon.

1. Combine all ingredients.
2. Mix well.
3. Serve with fresh vegetables (carrot, celery, green and red pepper, broccoli, etc).

Yield: 8 servings

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Non-Veg Recipes

Black-Eyed Peas And Sausage

Ingredients :
black eyed peas and sausages 1.White onions- 1lb, chopped.
2.Green onions- 1 bunch, chopped.
3.Pepper- 1 green, chopped.
4.Garlic- 2 cloves, minced.
5.Parsley- 1/2 cups, chopped.
6.Salted pork- 1 1/2 lbs, boiled once, cut into small pieces.
7.Hot smoked sausage- 1 1/2 lbs., cut into 1/2in pieces.
8.Blackeyed peas- 1/2 lb dried, boiled until half done.
9.Rice- 1 � lbs.
10.Water- 6c.

Instructions :
1.Stir fry onions, pepper, garlic, and parsley in Dutch oven with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
2.Add salted meat, sausage, black-eyed peas, and rice.
3.Pour in water and bring to boil.
4.Mix well. Cover and reduce heat to low.
5.Cook for 45 minutes.
6.Remove cover 5-10 minutes before you serve

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Traditional Roast Beef

Ingredients :

1.Sirolin rib- 1.75-2.25 kg/4-5 lb, boned and rolled.
traditional roast beef 2.Salt
4.Dripping- 2 oz./50g.(For the Yorkshire Puddings*)
5.Plain flour- 4 oz/100g.
6.Eggs- 2.
7.Milk- 300 ml/ � pint.

Also needed:
A little more dripping.

Preparation time: 40 />
Cooking time:
2- 2 � hours.

Oven temperature:
220 C, 425 F, gas 7.

Instructions :
1. Place the joint in a roasting tin with the thickest layer of fat on the top.
2. Season lightly with salt and pepper and spread with the dripping.
3. Roast in a preheated oven, basting several times, for a short period of time. Roast potatoes alongside the joint for the last 1 � hours of cooking.
4. Transfer the joint to a warmed serving dish and surround with the roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings.

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Yorkshire Puddings

yorkshire puddings 1.Sift the flour with a pinch of salt into a mixing bowl and make a hollow in the centre.
2.Add the eggs and gradually beat and gradually beat in the milk to give a smooth batter.
3.Add a little dripping to 8 Yorkshire pudding tins or 16-18 patty tins and heat in the oven until piping hot.
4.Pour the batter into the tins and bake below the joint for the last 25 minutes of cooking or until well puffed up and brown.

Yield: 8 servings.

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Sweet Delicacies

Pan Fudge Cake

Preparation time: 30 min 5 min prep
pan fudge cake
1. Sugar- 1 � cups
2. Cocoa- 1/2 cup
3. Baking soda- 1 � teaspoons
4. Flour- 2 cups
5. Salt- � teaspoon
6. Water- 1 � cups
7. Vanilla- 1 � teaspoons
8. Vinegar- 1 � teaspoons
9. Vegetable oil- � cup


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In an ungreased pan (size: 9 x 13), sieve all dry ingredients.
3. Add the liquids and stir well until blended.
4. Bake for 25 minutes.
5. Frost with your favorite frosting. Care must be taken that you don't tear up the top of the cake, because the cake at this time is extremely moist.

Yield: 10-12 servings.

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Croissant Bread Pudding

Preparation time: 2 hours 10 min
croissant bread pudding
3 extra large eggs
8 extra-large egg yolks
5 cups half-and-half
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
6 plain croissants, preferably stale, sliced horizontally
1 cup raisins

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the whole eggs, egg yolks, half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla.
Set the custard mixture aside.
In a 10 by 15 by 2 1/2-inch oval baking dish, distribute the bottoms of the sliced croissants, then add the raisins, then the tops of the croissants (brown side up), being sure the raisins are between the layers of croissants or they will burn while baking.
Pour the custard over the croissants and allow to soak for 10 minutes, pressing down gently.
Place the pan in a larger one filled with 1-inch of hot water.
Cover the larger pan with aluminum foil, tenting the foil so it doesn't touch the pudding.
Cut a few holes in the foil to allow steam to escape.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Uncover and bake for 40 to 45 more minutes or until the pudding puffs up and the custard is set.
Remove from the oven and cool slightly.
Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Iced Zabaione

Ingredients :
iced zabaione 1.Icing sugar- 75g/3 oz, sifted.
2.Marsala- 4 tablespoons.
3.Pistachio nuts- A handful, for decoration, chopped.
4.Double Cream- 6 tablespoons.
5.Egg yolks- 4.

Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus freezing.

Instructions :
1. Place the egg yolks in a bowl with the icing sugar and whisk until it turns thick and like mousse.
2. Whip the Marsala and cream together until thick, then carefully fold into the egg mixture.
3. Pour into 4 freezer proof ramekin dishes, cover, seal and freeze.
4. Sprinkle with chopped pistachio nuts to serve.

Yield: 4 servings.

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Chocolate Squares

Ingredients :
2/3 cup shortening
2 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
3 or 4 eggs
2 3/4 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

Preparation :
1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
2. Cream shortening & sugar well.
3. Add eggs, beating well, add flour, baking powder and vanilla. Mix in chocolate chips and nuts.
4. Pour batter into a well-greased baking pan. Smooth out evenly with wet hand.
5. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes. Cut into squares while warm.

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Almond and Cardamom Pastry - Baqlawa

Ingredients :
2-2/3 cups of ground almonds also finely chopped
2/3 cup of castor sugar
1 flat teaspoon ground cardamom
10 sheets filo pastry
1/2 cup of melted butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
a sprinkle of rose water

Preparation :
1. Mix together the almonds, sugar and cardamom then divide into 3 portions.
2. Brush a baking dish with melted margarine or butter place the filo pastry into the baking dish and brush with margarine or butter. Continue until there are 3 layers of filo each brushed with butter.
3. Spread with one portion of nut mixture covered with 2 sheets of filo brushed with butter or margarine.
4. Repeat the process then the top is covered with 3 sheets.
5. Cut into small diamond shapes.
6. Bake in a moderate oven 35-40 minutes until they are golden brown.
7. Now combine the sugar and water in a saucepan and boil rapidly for 15-20 minutes. Add the lemon juice and cardamom after 10 minutes then remove from heat.
8. Remove the Baqlawa from oven. Add rose water to warm syrup and pour slowly and evenly over hot Baqlawa in baking tray.
9. Leave for several hours then run a knife through the triangle to loosen the edges so that you can remove them from the baking tray.

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Berlin Buns

Ingredients :
225 grams flour
1 Pinch salt
25 grams compressed yeast
35 grams butter or margarine
100 milliliters milk
1 egg white
1 egg
cinnamon sugar or icing sugar
oil for deep frying

Preparation :
1. Cream half the sugar and the yeast together in a bowl and stand for five minutes in a warm place.
2. Sift flour and salt into a bowl with the remaining sugar.
3. Melt the butter, warm the milk and the egg.
4. Make a well in the center of the flour and add the yeast, eggs, milk and butter.
5. Work the mixture until all are combined evenly.
6. Pat into a round, cover with a damp cloth and leave to rise in a warm place.
7. Turn onto a floured board and puff off pieces weighing 50 grams each and roll lightly into balls.
8. Leave balls for 10-15 minutes, then flatten lightly with your hand.
9. Brush half of the rounds with lightly beaten egg white and place a spoonful of jam in the middle.
10. Join jam rounds with remaining rounds and press edges together firmly. Place on a tray, cover with a tea towel and leave in a warm place to rise again.
11. Deep fry a few at a time in a hot oil until golden brown. Remove with a spoon, drain on paper and dust with cinnamon sugar or icing sugar.

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