Half Moons

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Half Moons

Perfect to freeze

Peppadew and Cream Moon Filling

½ kg cubed chicken fillet
1 onion cubed fine
½ tsp lemon pepper
1 tsp Ina Parmans garlic pepper
salt to taste
green masala to taste
crushed garlic
1 heaped tsp paprika
1tsp jeero (cumin)
1tsp freshly ground black pepper
1tub cream cheese

Cook onion in ghee/oil until soft, add crush garlic.
Add chicken and rest of the ingredients. cook until almost done. add 1 tomato finely cubed and 1/4 cup chopped peppadews.
Cook until water cooked out.
When completely cold mix in 1 tub cream cheese and chopped green dhania

Chicken Jalapeño Moons
500 g fillet cut into tiny cubed
1/2 tsp garlic
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsps  crystals hot sauce
2 tbsps jalapeños minced
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp lemon pepper
Black pepper
½ cup milk
1 tbsp maizena (corn starch)

Make a paste
½ cup jalapeño (cut up)

In a non-stick pot braise chicken on high in butter till dry.
Add sauces & spices & cook until water is cooked out.
Add maizena paste & allow to simmer until thickened.
Set aside to cool.
When cool add the cut up jalapeño place a spoonful of filling in the center and close over tightly

Vegetable Moons
1 shredded baby cabbage
1 grated onion[remove all the water]
1 shredded green pepper [colors are optional]
1 cup corn
Grated carrots
Boiled rice noodles
Mushrooms [optional]
Stir fry the veggies in oil, add 1 tbsps Aromat, salt, pepper, green masala.
Let it cool.

1½ tbsps butter
1 cup milk
1½ tbls maziena [boil]
When cool, add salt, pepper, green dhania, spring onion, equal amounts of cheddar and mozzarella cheese.

Chicken and Mushroom Moons
4 pieces chicken fillet cubed
1 tsp salt
1 tsp aromat
1 tsp Robertsons chicken spice
1 tsp garlic
1tsp grounded chilies
1tsp black pepper powder
1/2 green pepper cubed
1tin cream-style corn
1tray mushrooms (cleaned and steamed with salt and pepper)
1 tub fresh cream
1 tsp flour
1 tsp Knorr Pepper sauce
1 tsp Knorr Mushroom sauce
Grated cheese

Braise chicken in ghee, add spices and add green pepper and cream-style corn
Add mushrooms
Make a paste with the flour/pepper sauce/mushroom sauce and water and add to the chicken, then add fresh cream.
When cool, add grated cheese!
Must be dry and thick!

2cups water
2tblsp butter
Pinch of salt
Bring to a boil, then add 2cups flour
Stir vigorously until it forms a ball

Knead into a smooth dough.
Roll out and cut with Tupperware cutter.
Brush with egg, then place a spoonful of filling in the center and close over tightly.
Dip in egg and bread crumbs and freeze!

Prepared, tried and tested Feriel Sonday 

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