The Cooking Workshop with Chef Vicky Ratnani at Godrej Nature's Basket

THAT WAS THE SETUP FOR THE EVENT THAT WAS THE SETUP FOR THE EVENT


Now, the cooking session here was of quick and easy Chicken Recipes! Since, I am a vegetarian, I did not taste the delicacies but you can have a look here and judge for yourself as to how your palate would have responded to all the three dishes prepared by Chef Vicky! He nevertheless, did suggest vegetarian substitutes for Chicken and Egg suiting each of the recipes!

CHEF VICKY RATNANI BRACING UP FOR THE EVENT CHEF VICKY RATNANI BRACING UP FOR THE EVENT


CHEF BUSY WITH HIS GARNISHING AND DETAILING CHEF BUSY WITH HIS GARNISHING AND DETAILING


THE FINAL PRODUCT! DELICIOUS- SAUTEED CHICKEN STRIPS WITH BABY VEGETABLES THE FINAL PRODUCT! DELICIOUS- SAUTEED CHICKEN STRIPS WITH BABY VEGETABLES

INGREDIENTS:

Godrej Real Good Chicken Strips 150g

Olive Oil

Salt

Pepper

Grain mustard 1/2 tspn

Minced Garlic 1 tspn

Minced Chilli 1/2 tspn

Chopped Rosemary 1/2 tspn

Chopped Parsley 1/2 tspn

In the above, Paneer, Potatoes or Cauliflower could be used in place of the Chicken Strips!

THE VEGETABLES

Batons spring onions 1/2 cup

Blanched green beans 1/3 cup

Peeled shallots 6 to 7 small

Button mushrooms 2-3

Red bell pepper coulis 1/2 cup

THE METHOD

Marinate the chicken strips with olive oil, salt, pepper, mustard, garlic, chilli, rosemary and parsley.

In a hot pan, quickly sear the chicken strips for 2 minutes

Remove from pan and set aside.

Add a dash of olive oil and saute the vegetables, season and then return the chicken strips to the pan.

Toss well until the chicken strips are cooked, for about 3 minutes.

Serve it in a bed of red bell pepper coulis. Garnish with fresh microgreens!


ON THE KITCHEN TABLE ON THE KITCHEN TABLE


WITH CHEF SAMEER MALKANI FROM FOOD BLOGGERS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA WITH CHEF SAMEER MALKANI FROM FOOD BLOGGERS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA


CHICKEN LASOONI TIKKA THE YUMMY VEGGIES


THE INTERMEDIATE PRODUCT!:P THE INTERMEDIATE PRODUCT!:P


LASOONI TIKKA IN SPINACH CREAM WITH TOMATO SALSA  LASOONI TIKKA IN SPINACH CREAM WITH TOMATO SALSA

INGREDIENTS

Godrej Yummies Lasooni Tikka 6 pieces

For the sauce:

Cardamom whole 2

Cloves 2

Cinnamon Stick 1

Few Fennel Seeds

Bay Leaf 1

Onions, chopped 1 tbspn

Minced garlic chilli 1 tspn

Spinach puree 1 cup

Butter 1 tspn

Cream 1/3 cup

Nutmeg grated pinch

Here paneer tikkas (pre- cooked) can be a good substitute for the Chicken tikkas!

METHOD:

Cut the tikkas into bite size portions. Heat the butter in a pan.

Add the whole spices in the Olive Oil. As they crackle, add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste and fry well.

Add the spinach puree. Simmer for a minute.

Add cream, freshly grate the nutmeg. Finally add the chicken tikka bits.

THE MOB OF WOMEN SHOOTING QUESTIONS AT THE CHEF THE MOB OF WOMEN SHOOTING QUESTIONS AT THE CHEF


BAKED EGGS WITH CHICKEN BAKED EGGS WITH CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS

Beaten Eggs 6

Salt

Pepper

Olive Oil 1 tbspn

Godrej Yummiez Chicken toppings 60g

Onions, chopped 1 tbspn

Red Bell pepper, chopped 1 tbspn

Green Bell Pepper, chopped 1 tbspn

Green Olives, chopped 1 tbspn

Parsley, chopped 1 tspn

METHOD

Beat the eggs until light and fluffy.

Sweat the onions, peppers, chicken and olives in the olive oil for a minute.

Spoon this mixture into fleximoulds.

Top each of them with the egg mix.

Bake for 11 minutes in a moderate oven at 170 deg. Celsius.

There is a substitute for the egg mixture, here goes the proportions of the concoction (You can obviously avoid the chicken topping!):

1 cup maida (corn flour)

1/2 tspn baking powder

1/2 tspn baking soda

150g of tofu

1/2 tspn vinegar

CHEF RATNANI GIVING FINISHING TOUCHES CHEF RATNANI GIVING FINISHING TOUCHES

What more could you ask for!

All these three delicacies best fit a brunch party menu!:D

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