Lobster in a cheese sauce πŸŒΆπŸ§€πŸ¦

I recently made this dish and it was simply loved! I however, NEVER follow recipes so it’s taken me awhile to get around to typing one out for you guys. But nevertheless, here I am!

Hope you guys enjoy it πŸ€— and please email me pictures on sabeharb@gmail.com if you do make anything from my blog and you could be featured on my Instagram page… @sabehaskitchen 


Ingredients:

1 lobster- cleaned, head removed and the nitty gritty parts taken out. (You should be left with a clean soft flesh of the lobster and the shell to protect it)

For marinade:

1 tablespoon garlic

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black ground pepper

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 green chillies finely diced

Blobs of butter

Pinch of parsley

Pinch of origanum

For cheese sauce:

2 tablespoons white flour

2 tablespoons ghee

350-500mls milk depending on the consistency you like your white sauce to be at

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup mozzarella cheese

1 cup Gouda cheese 

For garnish:

A few lemon slices

Baby tomatoes halved

Some spring onion diced 


Method:

  1. Once your lobster is cleaned and prepped place it on a greased baking tray and brush the marinade ontop of the flesh of the lobster.
  2. Place it in the oven for 10 minutes to cook.
  3. In a pot, add your ghee.. once melted add in the flour and whisk, once it thickens and the lumps even out add in the milk and whisk till smooth.
  4. Add in your salt and pepper and continue to whisk until your desired consistency, (adding milk if need be).
  5. Lower the heat and add in the cheeses and whisk till smooth.
  6. Take your lobster out the oven and pour over the cheese sauce, garnish with the lemons, tomatoes and spring onion.
  7. Place it back in the oven to cook for another 8-10minutes.
  8. Take it out and serve immediately with savory rice or fries.

*Please note: timing of the lobster depends on the strength and heat of your oven it could be cooked for longer or shorter just use your discretion*

Happy cooking!

Sabeha’s Kitchenβ„’

Banana & Pecan Muffins πŸŒ

Hi to all my fellow readers! So sorry that I have not updated my blog in months lols πŸ˜• my daily routine and makeup job keeps me busy ALWAYS!

Anyways, here’s a yum & quick recipe to keep you going. I promise to upload recipes more often!😝


Ingredients:

125g butter

2 eggs

1 cup sugar 

1tsp vanilla essence 

4 ripe bananas 

1tsp baking powder

2 cups flour

1tsp bicarb mixed in half a cup of boiling water.

Handful of chopped up pecan nuts

Method:
1. Cream the butter and sugar well.

2. Add the eggs (beat for 2 mins) then add vanilla essence and baking powder

3. Blend more then add mashed bananas

4. Fold in sifted flour, then add the bicarb mixture.

5. Once well incorporated, spray muffin pans with Spray ‘n’ Cook and place the muffin batter into the tin and sprinkle over chopped pecans.

6.Bake at 180degrees for about 20-30 minutes depending on your oven. 

7. Serve hot! It tastes it’s best!

Sabeha’s Kitchen β„’

Spicy Chickpea salad πŸŒΆπŸ…πŸ‹


Ingredients:1 can of chickpeas (drained)
Half a red onion cubed

6 slices of cucumber cubed

Handful of cherry tomatoes halved

1 green Chilli finely chopped 

Three strips of red pepper cubed

Handful of dhania roughly chopped 

2 tablespoons lemon juice 

Pinch of red Chilli flakes 

Salt and pepper to taste
Method

Add all the ingredients into a bowl, mix well and season to taste.

Gingerbread Latte πŸͺβ˜•οΈ

For those chilly stay-in nights or after taraweeh treats!


Ingredients:

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup brown or white sugar

1tbsp fresh ginger thinly sliced 

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp nutmeg 

1/4 tsp cinnamon 

1/4 cup hot boiling water

Whipped cream for topping 

1 heaping tsp of filtered coffee

1 cup milk 

Method:

  1. To make a gingerbread syrup take a medium saucepan and add 1/2 cup of water, 1/2 cup sugar, one slice of ginger, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, 1/4 nutmeg and 1/4 cinnamon.
  2. Bring saucepan to boil until the sugar dissolves and then turn the heat down low to let it simmer for 20 mins. Then take a mug and add 2tbls of the gingerbread syrup you just made and make sure to remove the piece of ginger.
  3. Add 1tsp filtered coffee to the mug, then pour the 1/4 cup boiling water into the mug, then add 1 cup of preheated milk into the mug. 
  4. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle some nutmeg ontop and serve immedietly.

Hot Chocolate French Toast πŸ«πŸž

Taking French toast or “egg bread” to a whole other level!


Ingredients:

8 slices of bread 

2tbls sugar

1 cup hot chocolate 

3 eggs 

1 tbls unsalted butter

1 slab Melted milk chocolate to drizzle at the end 

Method:

  1. Pour one cup of hot chocolate and 3 eggs into a bowl and whisk together.
  2. Add sugar 
  3. Bring the pan up to medium heat and pop butter inside.
  4. Dip your bread on both sides into the egg mixture and then fry like normal till crisp for 3-4 mins on each side.  
  5. Once crisp, drizzle melted chocolate ontop and serve immediately.

Hummus dip 🍴

A yummy dip to eat at suhoor, iftaar or a snack Inbetween meals! You can dip veggies such as cucumber, carrots, green peppers as a healthier option or even pita bread that is lightly toasted.


Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed

3 tablespoons olive oil 

3 tablespoons tahini paste 

1tsp hot sauce 

1tsp cumin

2 cloves of garlic 

Juice of 3 lemons

Fresh Parsley and chives to garnish

Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Blend together all the above ingredients until emulsified, you can add 1/4 water if you want it lighter, garnish with parsley and chives.

Nutella Cheesecake Milkshakes πŸ«πŸ¦

If you’re ready to indulge in a Devine iftaar treat, then this recipe is for you!

(Serves 2)


Ingredients:

500ml full cream clover milk 

4 scoops vanilla icecream

250ml chocolate sauce + 1 tbls Nutella

250ml fresh cream 

2tbls cream cheese 

1tbl Nutella for the milkshake + extra for drizzling ontop

100g crushed hazelnuts

350g finely crushed Oreos

Method:

  1. Combine the chocolate sauce with the Nutella and set aside. 
  2. Add your fresh cream to a bowl and whisk till its reached soft peaks and then refrigerate.
  3. Add the milk, Nutella, cream cheese and vanilla icecream to a blender and blend on high speed until it’s well incorporated. 
  4. Dip the mouth of each serving glass into the chocolate and Nutella mixture you made first and let some sauce drip down the sides of the glass.
  5. Then dip the mouth of the glass into the finely crushed Oreos.
  6. Pour the milkshake mixture into the glasses and then pipe or dollop the whipped cream ontop and sprinkle over some hazelnuts and drizzle over some Nutella.

Serve chilled, enjoy! ❀️

The perfect cup of chai β˜•οΈ

Try out this tasty homemade chai tea recipe and I promise you won’t be disappointed! 😁


Ingredients:

1 cinnamon stick 

1 star anise

4 cloves

5 cardamom pods

1 tsp whole black pepper

2tsp fresh grated ginger

2 cups full cream milk

3 cups water

4 tbs black tea leaves (Darjeeling)

Sugar to taste 

Method:

  1. In a coffee grinder, coarsly blitz the cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom, cloves, black pepper.
  2. In a saucepan bring the milk and water to a simmer, add the ground spices, ginger and simmer for 2-3 mins. Then turn the heat off and add the black tea leaves. Allow it to infuse into the mixture for 10 mins and then strain the tea.
  3. Return the strained tea to saucepan and let it come up to a simmer again.
  4. Pour tea into teacups and add sugar to taste.


Enjoy!β˜•οΈ

 

Glazed Apple Frittersβ„’πŸ

  
Recipe by Sabeha Arbeeβ„’

Ingredients:

Oil for deep frying

1.5 cups all purpose flour

1 tablespoon white sugar 

2 teaspoons baking powder

Pinch of salt 

3/4 cup full cream milk

2 eggs

3 green apples

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

3 cups icing sugar

1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence 

1/3 cup full cream milk

Method:

  1. Stir together your flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Pour in your milk and eggs (beaten) and stir till it’s well combined.
  3. Cut your apples into small squares, pour them in and make sure they’re evenly covered with the batter.
  4. Heat your oil in a pot until around 370degrees. 
  5. Use a large spoon or an icecream scoop to spoon your batter into the hot oil. Fry till both sides are golden brown and then set aside.
  6. Prepare your glaze by mixing powdered sugar, vanilla essence and your milk together in a bowl, whisk till it’s nicely incorporated and smooth.
  7. Take your apple fritters and dunk it in the glaze, making sure that both sides are glazed properly.
  8. Wait for the glaze to dry and then serve!

Happy cooking πŸπŸ’š

Avocado Pesto Noodlesβ„’πŸ’š

Hello to all my fellow readers! Sorry for not updating my blog in two months but I’ve been super busy with work! I promise to keep the blog updated and your cravings satisfied with all new recipes.

The recipe I’m posting today is more of an health option and a cold dish, where pasta/noodles is actually replaced with zucchini but it tastes amazing! Hope you enjoy, and please feel free to direct message me your pictures of dishes you’ve tried on instgram @sabehaskitchen or email them to me on sabeharb@gmail.com to be featured on my page!πŸ˜‰

  
Recipe by Sabeha Arbeeβ„’

Ingredients:

2cups of zucchini noodles

1 ripe avocado 

1 carrot julienned 

1 large handful of basil leaves

Sprinkle of salt and pepper to your taste

4 tablespoons lemon juice 

4 tablespoons of olive oil

Sprinkle of Parmesan cheese

Pinch of red Chilli flakes 

Coriander to garnish 

Method:

  1. Make the pesto by removing the skin and pit of the avocado. 
  2. Spoon the avocado into a blender and add the basil leaves, salt and pepper, olive oil and lemon juice, blend until you have the consistency you like.
  3. Take the avocado pesto mix and pour it over your zucchini noodles, add in the carrots.
  4. Add Parmesan cheese and Chilli flakes ontop and garnish with coriander.

Happy cooking!πŸ’š