As the winter approaches, Bengali kitchens are preparing many winter-special cuisines. Many of us, love to try duck recipes in the season. Besides, various health benefits, duck recipes are mouthwatering for people of all ages. Let’s take a look at 5 delicious Duck recipes to try at home.
Health Benefits of Duck Meat
Duck meat is a great source of protein that keeps you healthy by building and repairing your muscles, skin, and blood. Duck meat is also an excellent source of iron and you can get 50% of the iron you need in a day. Iron helps make your blood healthy flow through your body and gives you energy and makes us grow.
You will get calories 119g of, fat 2g of, sodium 89 mg of, carbohydrates 0g of, fiber 0g of, sugars 0g of, protein 23.5 g of, iron 3.8 g and selenium 24.6mcg from 85 g of roasted skinless duck.
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5 Delectable Duck Recipes for This Winter
Duck Curry with Coconut Milk Recipe
1 whole duck (cut into medium pieces), 2 cup coconut milk, ½ cup onion paste, ¼ cup ginger paste, 1 tbsp garlic paste, ½ cup oil, 1 tbsp red chili powder, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp roasted cumin powder, 1 tsp coriander and cumin powder each, ½ tsp garam masala powder, 2 bay leaves, ½ cup fried onion (best), 4 green chilies, Salt to taste
First, clean the duck well. Put a pan on the stove and pour oil into the pan. Then add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste, cumin and garam masala powder, and salt. Stir frequently. Add a little water if necessary. Cook for 2 minutes or as long as the oil separates from the spices.
Now add the duck pieces into the pan and mix well. Stir frequently and cook on high heat adding 1 cup of water. Cook as long as the oil separates from the meat. Then add the coconut milk slowly. After that cover the pan and cook on low heat until the meal becomes soft and tender.
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Finally, add fried onion, garam masala powder, roasted cumin powder, and green chilies. Cover and rest on low heat for 10 minutes before serving.
Crispy Duck Skin Fry Recipe
500g duck skin (cut into ¼ inch strips), oil for frying, 1 egg, 2 tbsp barbecue sauce, 1 cup milk, 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tsp ground black pepper, Salt to taste
First, boil the duck skin in a large pot with a lot of water. Cook the skin as long as it becomes tender. Then void and rinse well with cold water. Make sure you remove the access water from the skin. Heat oil in a pan. Take a bowl and mix together egg, barbecue sauce, and milk well.
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Add flour and mix well so that there remain no lambs, and season with garlic powder, pepper, and salt. Dip each piece of duck skin into the egg batter, and fry in the deep oil. Fry the duck skin to make them golden brown. Drain the extra oil with a paper towel.
Garlic Duck Curry
1 whole duck (cut into small pieces), 10 cloves of garlic, ½ tsp garlic paste, 1 tbsp ginger paste, ½ cup onion slice, ½ tsp cumin powder, 2 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 2 bay leaves, ½ tsp garam masala powder, ½ cup oil, Salt to taste
First, clean the duck and cut it with the skin on. Take a bowl and mix well the duck with all ingredients except onion slice, garlic cloves, and oil. Keep aside the mixed duck and put it at rest. Put oil into a pan and heat the oil. Add bay leaves to the oil.
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When they start to sizzle, put sliced onions and fry until the onions become golden brown. Now it is time to add marinated duck. After adding the duck cook on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Add water and cover the pan. Cook as long as the meat becomes tender.
Finally, add the garlic clove to it and cook it on low heat for 5 to 6 minutes. You can serve it with rice, polao, or roti your choice.
Whole Duck Roast
1 whole duck, one tbsp ginger paste, 1 tsp garlic paste, one tbsp red chili powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder, half tsp black pepper powder, ½ tsp garam masala powder, 1 tbsp soy sauce, one tbsp tomato sauce, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 3 tbsp oil, Sugar to taste, Salt to taste.
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First, clean the whole duck properly, and cut the belly only to remove the extra things from its belly. Pierce the duck with a fork. Mix all the ingredients with the whole duck and marinade for about 4-6 hours.
When marination is done, bake the marinated duck in a preheated oven at 160 degrees Celsius for 20 to 22 minutes. After 20 minutes, remove the duck from the oven to turn it over, and bake the duck for another 20 minutes. Finally, when it is ready, serve it with nuns or rice.
Duck Biriyani Recipe
500g of leftover duck meat, 300g of basmati rice, 75g of butter, 1 large onion, finely sliced, 3 garlic cloves, crushed, 1 bay leaf, 5 cardamom pods, Cinnamon stick, 4 tbsp of balti curry paste, 85g raisins, 850ml chicken stock.
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First, wash and clean the rice in cold water. Take a deep pot and put it on the stove. Pour butter into the pot and mildly fry the onions, garlic, bay leaf, cardamom, and cinnamon. Fry them until the onion begins to soften and become golden brown in color.
Add rice, the leftover duck, raisins, curry paste, and stock. Boil the mixture before lowering the heat. Cook for 5 minutes. Then remove it from the heat and put it to rest for 10 minutes. After 10 to 12 minutes fluff up the rice with a fork well. Finally, it is ready to serve.
so far, we have shared 5 winter-special delightful Duck recipes. You can try these recipes at home. However, the taste, flavor, and color of the foods depend on the style, process, and efficiency of cooking. You can customize these recipes depending on the unique preferences of you and your family members.
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