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Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

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Valentines Hot Hot Special Dinner for 2

 

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Starters ~ with bottle of Bubbly:champagne

Samosas ~ with potato and pea filling

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Main Meal

Basmati Wedding Saffron Rice ~

with caramelised onions, roasted cashew nuts and raisins

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Chicken Madras

 

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Side Dishes

Yoghurt with finely chopped cucumber and mint

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Tomato Sambal with chillies mint and lemon

 

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Bombay Potatoes

 

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Chutney:  Sweet Mango 

Large plate of Papadums 

 

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Dessert

Fresh Mango

 

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Gulab Jamuns

 

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Bottle of wine or 2 with meal then:

Coffee and more Gulab Jamuns and the very

SPECIAL ~ Godiva Chocs heart

loved by @TheresaV 



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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

So spicy @TallTrees that will get the blood pumping joy

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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

@TallTrees 

What a glorious meal, I can feel my mouth watering already.Chicken Madras is a favourite in this house so would enjoy it all. Nice to finish off with those Godiva chocolates smiling

Well done, its all lovely. Great presentation for the post as well heart

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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

Thank you @Cleoriff 

 

One of my favs.  but love all food yahoo



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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

Sure will ! @LukasB 

 

Thank you very much yahoo

 

 



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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

This looks and sounds delicious @TallTrees! I certainly wouldn't mind you cooking this for me joy

 

I haven't tried Gulab Jamuns I think, do you make them yourself?

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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

That looks so delicious. Can it be a dinner for 1? rofl

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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

Hi there @TheresaV 

 

No I don't make those too fiddly best bought from Indian Quarter ~ they have such delights.

Another favorite is Coconut Ice ~ No ice looks like ice ....

 



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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

Absolutely yes!  @O2LaurenC 

Nothing better ~ I make a large pot ~ of Madras and put into freezer in small containers and  enjoy another day.  Put with fresh rice.  My favorite rice is basmati.

Trick to cooking basmati rice is ~  

I measure in a small plastic cup ~ then put rice into jug of  just warm water stir gently once, leave over day.

Then rinse rice in cold fresh water drain and put rice into pan of boiling water stir once only takes a few minutes watch carefully as easily over-cooked.  Drain and rinse once then I leave it in colander for bit to dry off ~ whilst getting table ready or preparing side dishes.  That is plain rice ~ wedding rice is cooked with  saffron in the boiling water (or you can use a small spoon of tumeric )~  but same method all other ingredients added after cooking. 

The Samosas ~ nothing left ever!

Glad you like it ~laughing

 



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Re: Valentines Hot Special Dinner for 2

@TallTrees 

What a great menu for Valentines Day. Even though I`m on my own and a vegetarian, I`d certainly enjoy having the rice, side dishes, potatoes, and mango cutney. Could you tell me what the sweet is? Not heard of it before and I`m curious... 

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