Can you smell Razia’s delight? -Everyone’s kitchen


Pilau Rice with Mung daal with Tuna Kabab

Apple turnovers 

Harvest of the day: coriander, chives, bay leaves

Pilau Rice with Mung daal


  • Rice 500g
  • Mung daal 250g
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup of butter 
  • Ginger/ garlic paste 1 teaspoon each.
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Cinamon small pieces 
  • Cardamom 4
  • Cloves 4/5


  • First, mung daal needs to be lightly fried and left in water for at least 15 minutes.
  • Then wash the rice and leave it for 15 minutes as well.
  • Now, need to boil the mung for a couple of minutes and put it aside.
  • Put butter in a big pot and fry the onion and rest of the spices all together until light brown. When it turns brown add the rice and fry it for 2/3 minutes
  • Now add the mung daal and fry for 1 minute and put 1•5 litre of water and mix well and cover for 5 minutes and check if the water gets soaked in. If not, simmer for 10 minutes.

Tuna Kabab


  • 4 large potatoes
  • 3/cans tuna
  • 1 large onion
  • Coriander leaves
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 eggs 
  • Salt


First potatoes need to be boiled and mashed, add the rest of the ingredients and make small balls and fry them in oil.

Quick Apple turnovers (makes 6)


  • 5 medium apples
  • 1 lb puff pastry
  • 1 cup sugar (you can also use cinnamon sugar)
  • 1 egg


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Peel and slice the apples into 8-10 pieces and set them aside.
  • Roll out the pastry dough on a well-floured surface. Cut the pastry sheet into 9 equal pieces and place 4-5 pieces of apple in the centre of each. Top with a spoonful of sugar.
  • Fold the dough over the apples, creating tiny pockets. Place each pie on a lined baking sheet. Whisk the eggs in a small bowl and brush the tops of each pie with the whisked eggs. Sprinkle on some more sugar.
  • Bake the pies at 230°C for about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy!

Published by Nadegegrows

Garden Assistant/Tend and Share project worker

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