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Quick Fixing Of Six Meals Using Simple Ingredients

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Learn how to make Tuna Balls, Stuffed Bell Peppers, Fresh Tomato Salsa, Salmon Burger, Cowpea Bean Burger And Split Mung Beans Vege Fritters from a single video!
Ingredients
For tuna balls
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Albacore white tuna 6 Ounce (drained)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄4 Large, chopped finely
  Bell pepper 1⁄6 Large, chopped
  Carrot 1 Medium, shredded
  Green onion 2 , chopped
  Jalapeno 1⁄2 , chopped finely
  Fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Fresh garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Roasted cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bread crumbs 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
For stuffed bell pepper
  Basmati rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bell peppers 2 (cut into halves)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Green bell pepper 1⁄6 Large, chopped
  Green onion 2 , chopped finely
  Jalapeno 1⁄2 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Bread crumb 1 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  V8 juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
For fresh tomato salsa
  Ripe red tomatoes 4 Medium, chopped finely
  Onion 1⁄4 Large, chopped
  Fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon, chopped finely (Optional)
For salmon burger
  Canned pink salmon 7 Ounce
  Onion 1⁄4 Large, sliced
  Bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 Large
For cowpea bean burger
  Dry cowpea beans 2 Ounce, soaked
  Water 4 Ounce
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped finely
  Egg/Besan flour 1 Large
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon (for pan)
For split mung beans vege fritters
  Dry split mung beans 2 Ounce, soaked
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Directions

FOR TUNA BALLS
GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, add albacore white tuna, olive oil, onion, bell pepper, carrot, green onions, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, cilantro, cumin powder, salt, black pepper, bread crumbs, egg and parmesan cheese. Blend altogether.
3. Make walnut sized balls with the mixture.
4. Place them on the baking dish and bake in the oven at 350 degree F for 30 minutes.

SERVING
5. Serve this tuna balls with salad and garlic bread.

FOR STUFFED BELL PEPPER
GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, pour water and add basmati rice. Microwave it for 6 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside.
3. Cut bell peppers into halves. Core and mix the seeds. Coat the outer surface of the bell pepper with olive oil.
4. In a bowl, combine onion, bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno, garlic, cilantro, carrot, salt, black pepper, bread crumbs, egg and parmesan cheese.
5. Add in the rice and mix to combine. Stuff this mix in the bell pepper halves.
6. Place them in a casserole dish. Pour the rice liquid on the sides of the peppers. Pour v8 juice over them and sprinkle parmesan cheese on top.
7. Bake in the oven at 350 for 30 minutes.

SERVING
8. Serve the Stuffed Bell Peppers with salad and garlic bread.

FOR FRESH TOMATO SALSA
MAKING
1. In a large bowl, add tomatoes, olive oil, onion, green onion, bell pepper, carrot, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, cilantro, cumin powder, salt and black pepper. Mix altogether.
2. Chill them for 30 minutes.

SERVING
3. Serve the Tomato salsa with toasted garlic bread.

FOR SALMON BURGER
MAKING
1. In a large bowl, place the salmon. Add olive oil, onion, bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno, fresh ginger, carrot, garlic, cilantro, cumin powder, salt, black pepper, breadcrumbs, egg and parmesan cheese.
2. Mix all these ingredients with salmon.
3. In a blender, put this mixture and blend altogether.
4. Divide the mix into two parts and make patties with them.
5. In a nonstick pan over medium high heat, fry the patties for 5 minutes on each side.

SERVING
6. Serve the Salmon Burger with garlic bread and enjoy!

FOR COWPEA BEAN BURGER
GETTING READY
1. Soak the cowpea beans in water overnight. Drain the water and set aside.

MAKING
2. In a blender, put the cowpea beans and crush thoroughly.
3. In a large bowl, pour water and add cowpea beans.
4. Add olive oil, onion, bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, cilantro, carrot, cumin powder, salt, black pepper, breadcrumbs, egg and parmesan cheese.
5. In a blender, put all these ingredients and blend well.
6. Divide the mix into two parts and make patties with them.
7. In a nonstick pan over medium high heat, add oil and fry the patties for 4 minutes on each side.

SERVING
8. Garnish the Cowpea Bean Burger with chutney and serve with salad and garlic bread.

FOR SPLIT MUNG BEANS VEGE FRITTERS
GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl, pour water and add split mung beans. Soak overnight.

MAKING
2. In a blender, put the mung beans with water and blend until smooth.
3. Add olive oil, onion, bell pepper, carrot, green onion, jalapeno, ginger, garlic, cilantro, cumin powder, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, baking powder and egg.
4. Blend altogether until forms a pulpy batter.
5. In a pan over medium high heat, pour oil. Make small round shapes with hands and place the batter into the hot oil. Fry on both sides until golden brown.

SERVING
6. Serve the Split Mung Beans Vege Fritters with chutney and hot/cold beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Taste: 
Savory
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes
When stuck for ideas on what to eat on hungry evenings, these quick-fixes are likely to bail you out. Chef Bhal Dave prepares not one, not two, but six different meals using easily available, simple, homemade ingredients. Choose your favorite dish and get creating them at home.

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