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Pearl Kasha with Chicken

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/23/2017 - 14:17.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (700 g) chicken fillet
2 cop pearl grain
1 onion
4 medium carrot
½ tbsp sugar
1/3 tbsp salt
½ tsp mixed spices: ground cinnamon, ground clove, paprika, dry dill
1 bay leaf (optional)
2 tbsp vegetable oil (optional)

Equipment: Oven-safe pot with lid

Method:

Soak grains in a warm water.

Wash a meat, and cut into medium pieces.

Fry the meat without a vegetable oil in a large skillet, and put chicken meat into a pot.

Peel carrots and onions, wash, and cut into small cubes.

Stir-fry them in the same skillet, with or without adding an oil.

When a color of vegetables turns goldish, pour a sugar on top, and stir some times.

Then, put the vegetables into the pot.

Wash the grains, put them into the pot.

Wash a bay leaf, and put into the pot.

Pour 4 cup a boiling water into the pot, add a salt and spices, and stir well.

Cover pot with a lid, and place into a cold oven.

Heat the oven to 360 F (180 C), and cook a kasha for 1 ¼ hour.

Turn a heating off.

Take pot out, and try the kasha.

If necessary, put pot into oven until oven chills.

Serve immediately.

Open Pie with Black Currant

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/16/2017 - 08:35.

Ingredients:

For dough:

1.5 cup rye flour
8.7 oz (250 g) sour cream
1 egg
1 tbsp sugar
1/3 tsp baking soda
1/3 tsp salt

For stuffing:

Fresh or frozen berries, sugar, starch

Method:

Stir all dough ingredients in a large bowl.

Note:
You have to get a dough with a thick sour cream consistency.

Spread the dough in a baking dish evenly.

Shake berries with a sugar on your taste, and with 2-3 tbsp a starch.

Put berries on top of dough evenly.

Pre-heat an oven to 360 F (180 C), and bake a pie for about 50 minutes.

Meanwhile, make a black currant's Kisel:

Boil 1 L water, 1 cup black currants, and sugar on your taste for about 15-20 minutes.

Stir a starch with 2 tbsp water, and stir fast in a berries broth (stirring permanently).

Let to chill a little, and serve with the pie.

Beef Kalya

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/09/2017 - 09:31.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (700 g) boiled beef
½ G water
3.5 oz smoked meats
1 carrot
1 onion
3-4 gherkins
5.2 fl oz (150 mL) cucumber marinate
½ celery root, grated
5-6 potato
5.2 oz butter
2 bay leaf
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Greens on your taste
Salt and ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Boil a beef in a large sauce-pan, to get a clear broth.

Cut the beef into medium cubes, and stir-fry with a butter.

Wash vegetables, peel, and chop them separately.
Stir-fry a carrot, a celery root, and onions with a vegetable oil.

Cut smoked meats into thin strips.

Bring the broth to boil, put the potatoes, and boil for about 10 minutes.

Then, put all other ingredients into the sauce-pan, and boil for about 20 minutes on a low heating.

Serve with a sour cream and fresh chopped greens on your taste.

Baked Cheese Pancakes

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/02/2017 - 09:33.

Ingredients for 16:

18 oz (500 g) farmer's cheese
2 egg
5 tbsp sugar
Pinch of salt
3.5 oz (100 g) cream of wheat
1 tsp baking powder

Method:

Pre-heat an oven to 370 F (180 C).

Put a farmer's cheese into a bowl, add eggs, a salt, and a sugar, and stir well.

Stir a cream of wheat and a baking powder, and add by portions to the cheese mix, continuing to stir.

When a dough is ready, roll into a cylinder shape.

Slice into 16 pieces, and roll every piece with a flour.

Place them on a baking sheet, sprinkle with a sour cream, and bake for about 20-25 minutes.

Serve with a sour cream, preserves, or with fresh berries.

Cabbage Cutlets

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 03/26/2017 - 03:31.

Ingredients:

½ cup wheat cream
½ medium cabbage head
2 large onion
3-4 garlic cloves
2-3 tbsp flour + 4-5 tbsp flour for breading
2 egg
Salt and spices on your taste
Vegetable oil for frying

For sauce:

7 oz (200 g) sour cream
2-3 oz (70-100 g) greens
Salt on your taste

Method:

Pour a cold water into a cup with a cream of wheat, just to cover the cream of wheat .

Set aside for 15-12 minutes.

Shred (or chop) a cabbage.

Peel onions, and chop thinly.

Press a garlic.

In a large bowl, stir the cabbage, onions, cream of wheat, garlic, a flour, and spices together.

Stir very well.

Place in a fridge for 15-20 minutes.

Pre-heat a skillet with 2 tbsp a vegetable oil.

Shape cutlets, bread with flour, and fry on a low heating, until a golden crust on both sides.

Meanwhile, make a sauce.

Chop fresh greens: spring onions, parsley, etc.

Whip a sour cream, add greens and a salt, and whip for about 3-4 minutes.

Serve each cutlet with 1 tbsp the sauce.

Turnip with Honey and Nuts

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 03/12/2017 - 06:00.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (700-800 g) turnip
1.5 oz (50 g) butter, or margarine
1/3 lb (130-150 g) honey
3-4 tbsp ground walnuts

Method:

Peel turnips, cut into medium cubes, and simmer with 2 tbsp a water under a lid, on a low heating.

Simmer while the turnip turns almost soft, then add a honey, and stir well.

Simmer for about 10 minutes more, or until a readiness.

Sprinkle with walnuts when serve.

Vegetable Jerks

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 03/05/2017 - 06:30.

Ingredients:

2 lb fresh carrot

Method:

Wash and peel carrots.

Then, boil in a steamer, or over a water bath for 40 minutes.

When the carrots are easy to cut, cut then in 3 parts each.

Put carrots in a fruit dryer, or just on an oven-tray in a warm oven, for some hours.

When carrot jerks are ready, take them out, and eat as candies.

Note:

You may to make jerks more or less soft, on your taste.

You may use another vegetables, like beetroots, turnips, pumpkins.

Pea Pudding

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 02/26/2017 - 12:39.

Ingredients:

1 cup any dry pea
2 cup water
1 onion
3 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt on your taste

Method:

Wash peas some times, and put into a sauce-pan.

Pour a water on top, and let to sit for 4-5 hours (or overnight) in a cold place.

Boil peas for about 2 hours on a low heating under a lid.

Blend to an even condition, add a salt, and blend for 1 more minute.

Pour a pudding into cups and let to chill in a fridge overnight.

Peel an onion, chop, and stir-fry with a vegetable oil.

Shake the pudding off the cups, and sprinkle with the hot fried onion.

Serve immediately.

Note:

You can make a pudding from oats, or from many other grains.

Fish Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:51.

Ingredients:

1 can fish in own juices
1 medium onion
4 hard-boiled egg
Salt and pepper on your taste

Method:

Peel eggs and onions.

Dry out a fish.

Chop all ingredients together, blend well (add the juices if necessary).

Add a salt if necessary, stir well, and serve.

Note:

This is a standalone salad, but you may use it as add-on to boiled vegetables, or as a spread.

Honey Cake – 2

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 02/11/2017 - 19:12.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) honey
5.7 oz (150 g_ ground nuts
½ cup sugar
2 oz (50-60 g) butter, or margarine
17.5 oz (500 g flour
1 tsp baking powder
¼ cup strong black tea
1 egg

For cream:

1 cup sour cream
½ cup sugar

Method:

Whip an egg and ½ cup sugar together.

Melt a honey and a butter together in a microwave, or in a water bath.

Add the whipped egg into a bowl with a honey-butter mixture, then add a tea, and whip all together one more time.

Stir a flour and a baking powder, and add them to the egg-honey-butter mixture tablespoonfully, continuing blending.

Sprinkle a half of ground nuts on a bottom of a baking dish, then pour a dough, and then sprinkle the second half of ground nuts.

Bake 1.5-2 hours in a warm oven.

At the end, whip a sour cream and sugar, and pour on top of a cake.

Let to chill, slice, and serve.