The holy evening precedes Christmas. On the holy evening, prepare and put on the table twelve dishes. The arrival of great holidays was always preceded by fasting. On Holy Eve, all the dishes are prepared with lean (that is, without eggs, sour cream, milk and butter) and, of course, without meat. I, along with "Very tasty" picked up a few simple, original dishes, which can be prepared for Holy Eve.
Kutja from wheat
How is Christmas Eve without a kutya? This porridge is cooked from whole grains of wheat (rice, pearl bar or other cereals can be used). Since kutya Rich, it tries to add poppy, raisins, nuts, other dried fruits, pour honey or sprinkle with sugar. Maximally make it rich, so that the year was like that.
- wheat - 1 glass;
- poppy - 50 grams;
- raisins - 100 grams;
- walnuts - 100 grams;
- honey or sugar - 100 grams;
- vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons;
- salt - 0.5 teaspoon.
Kutja from wheat. Пошаговый рецепт
- Wash wheat grains and soak in water for 10 hours to swell.
- Wash, pour water in a ratio of 2: 1 (water and croup), boil, reduce heat to a minimum and simmer for about 2 hours.
- As the cereal began to boil, add vegetable oil in it, this will allow the croup not to stick together and faster to cook, add salt 30 minutes before the readiness.
- Remove from heat and let it stand for about 30 minutes.
- Mack wash, pour with water and boil for about 5 minutes, remove from heat and leave for another 15-20 minutes, after drain the water and chop with a crib, you can blender.
- Raisins wash and pour cold water for 15-20 minutes.
- In a warm porridge add poppy, raisins, nuts (you can podrabit), sugar or honey, mix well.
Kutja from wheat готова! Пора созывать семью и ставить ее на стол. Каша получилась рассыпчатой, сладенькой — очень вкусно!
Uzvar from dried fruits
And what about without the Uzvar? It is really a delicious drink made from dried fruits. But not those that supermarkets offer us, but those that were inherent in our locality (apples, pears, cherries, dog-rose, etc.), which our great-grandmothers prepared.
- water - 3 liters;
- dry apples, pears - 300 grams;
- sugar - 2-4 tablespoons.
Uzvar from dried fruits. Пошаговый рецепт
- Rinse dried fruits under running water.
- Boil water and add drying. If you use dried pears, then throw into the water and cook for 5 minutes, and then add apples. Since for pears you need more time to give your taste and aroma.
- Boil a couple of minutes, cover and let it swell for half an hour.
- After you catch the fruit, add sugar to the water and bring it to a boil and cook until the sugar dissolves. This is so that the fruit does not pull on the sugar and the compote will turn unsweetened.
- Cool the compote, you can serve.
In any case, do not throw away the dried fruits! Put them in a bowl and put it on the table. And the Uzvar itself can be served in a jar.
Potatoes baked as in a restaurant
This is a very simple option of cooking potatoes, but it turns out very tasty, just like in a restaurant. The potato leaves is very fragrant, solid, but at the same time soft.
- potatoes - 1 kilogram;
- vegetable oil - 2-3 tablespoons;
- ketchup - 2 tablespoons;
- garlic - 3 slices;
- salt - 0.5 teaspoonful;
- ground pepper, spices (I use paprika, zir, rosemary, mustard in grains, you can add seasoning to the potatoes) - to taste.
Potatoes baked as in a restaurant. Пошаговый рецепт
- My potatoes, without peeling the peel, cut into 4-6 parts, again washed with starch, cast into a colander, to make the glass water.
- Garlic finely chopped, add to potatoes, salt, add ketchup (tomato sauce), vegetable oil, seasonings, mix well.
- We leave to marinate for 20 minutes, during this time the potato will release its juice a little.
- We shift the potatoes together with the marinade into a sleeve, tightly tie the edges.
- We send it to the oven at a temperature of 180 degrees for about 45 minutes. Readiness is defined as follows: touch the potato with a spoon through the bag, if it breaks softly, everything is ready.
- Turn off the gas and let it sit in the oven for 10-15 minutes.
- Before serving, you can pritrusit finely chopped greens.
Baked potato wedges are ready! It turned out just amazing, really, like in a restaurant.
Chops from the cheeks
А это мое любимое блюдо! Chops from the cheeks получаются очень вкусно, сразу даже не разберешь, что это не мясо. Поэтому на сочельник я обязательно сделаю их. А самое главное — они готовятся очень просто и быстро.
- oyster mushrooms - 700 grams;
- flour - 30 grams;
- bread crumbs - 2-3 tablespoons;
- soy sauce - 2 tablespoons;
- salt, spices - to taste;
- vegetable oil.
Chops from the cheeks. Пошаговый рецепт
- We prepare the dessert - mix the flour, a pinch of salt, soy sauce, dilute it with water and bring it to the consistency of liquid sour cream. We set aside for 15-25 minutes, so that the dough will grasp better.
- Wash the mushrooms, separate the mushrooms and lightly discard them on each side. Salt, pepper, sprinkle with spices.
- Mushrooms dip in batter and breaded in breadcrumbs.
- Fry from both sides to the gold.
The chops of chicken are ready. They turned out very juicy inside and with a crispy crispy crust.
Lenten soup with mushrooms
For a lean dinner you can prepare borsch with mushrooms. This recipe I took from my grandmother, who cooked deliciously delicious. This recipe is approximately 3-liter saucepan.
- cabbage - 1/4 head;
- beets - 1 piece;
- potatoes - 3-4 pieces;
- carrots - 1 piece;
- onion - 1 piece;
- tomato sauce - 2-3 tablespoons;
- dried mushrooms - 50-70 grams;
- beans - 50-100 grams;
- vegetable oil 50-100 grams;
- salt, sugar, ground pepper, greens - to taste.
Lenten soup with mushrooms. Пошаговый рецепт
- Pre-soak the beans in order to swell.
- Boil some water and put the dried mushrooms, boil for a couple of minutes and leave to swell for 15-20 minutes.
- Put the boil the beans, add the chopped cabbage and chopped carrots. Cook on a small fire for about 30-40 minutes, after add the sliced potatoes with small cubes, tomato sauce.
- Swell up the mushrooms, cut into small pieces and fry together with onions in vegetable oil, add to borsch and cook until the potatoes are ready. It is important that the water does not strongly boil, and more languished, so all the flavor and useful qualities of the products are preserved.
- Beetroot clean, grate and put on the vegetable oil in shallow water until tender, salt.
- When the vegetables are already completely ready, try, add salt, if you need sugar, spices and at the very end add beets, keep to the first bulbs and immediately turn off the fire. This will allow the borsch to keep a beautiful saturated color.
Lenten soup with mushrooms получился наваристый, ароматный, достаточно густой, но не разваренный — пальчики оближешь!
Delicious completion of the festive dinner will be fruit jelly. It can be boiled both from frozen fruits, and from compotes or jams. I like to cook from mixed fruits and pieces of delicious berries to leave.
- currant red frozen - 300 grams;
- Strawberry frozen - 200 grams;
- sugar - 1 glass (to taste);
- potato starch - 3-4 tablespoons.
Fruit jelly. Пошаговый рецепт
- In a saucepan with 2 liters of water, add the currant or other fruit to boil for about 3-5 minutes.
- Filter through a sieve, again put on the fire liquid, add sugar, strawberry berries and bring to a boil. We try, the taste should be pronounced - well sweet and sour should be felt, since starch slightly dulls the taste.
- Separately mix the starch and cold boiled water, stir.
- Starch is poured into a boiling liquid with a thin trickle and is constantly stirred. We cook until the first bulbs, as you will see that the mass begins to thicken, immediately remove from the fire.
Fruit jelly готов! Он получился насыщенным, а вкусные ягодки клубники — объедение! Не варите долго кисель после добавления крахмала, иначе он станет жидким (это химическое свойство крахмала).
"Very tasty" wishes you a pleasant appetite!