Recipes with a click of a button—Chef Watson App

IMG_5894Kitchen Pops was invited to be part of the IBM Analytics Forum. Executive Chef Kedar Bobde from Hyatt Regency created scrumptious recipes with the help of Chef Watson app that were more palatable to Indian taste. He presented us with two recipes, catering, vegetarian and non-vegetarian—Jackfruit Salad and Salmon Roll.

We at Kitchen Pops are happy to share the recipe of Jackfruit Salad with Vinaigrette dressing and Jackfruit Salad with Turmeric dressing, an innovative team work by Chef Watson App and Chef Kedar Bobde.

IMG_5896We know you must be wondering what’s this app all about. To be honest this is an evolution of computing designed by IBM.Watson is big in healthcare industry, finance industry, retail industry and now food industry.There are approximately 9,000 recipes inbuilt in the Chef Watson app.Unlike search engines, this app engages and analyzes thousands of recipes based on ingredients and complex dishesto reproduce new recipes.It is based on Hedonic Perception Theory in which fusion of flavours will act differently on peoples’ palate.New recipes are concocted with the help of IBM’s cloud-based cognitive cooking system referring to peoples’ taste, chemical reaction of ingredients and presentation.Chef Watson app has made impossible possible to challenge the imagination and rationalism of human mind.Wow!This sounds so sci-fi, but believe it or not—Chef Watson exists.

But do you know why IBM loves food?Because cooking food is not only an art, but has science behind it.There goes a lot behind cooking, especially in the field of neural science and chemistry.IBM took one step further to explore the machine to think, create and ideate with problem solving techniques.This app has helped numerous professional chefs in past year in pursuit to create best possible recipes with the combination of human brain and machine.A grade higher for chefs to come out the comfort zone to try out new recipes with novel techniques.IMG_5904

Even for professionals who have no time to get groceries can manage well with limited ingredients with the help of Chef Watson.All you have to do is choose the style of cooking and Chef Watson will take you through ingredients needed for the dish and how to go about it.

Chef Watson on your fingertips, here are the easy and quick steps to follow:

  • Pick the ingredients
  • Select what can be avoided
  • Choose the method of cooking
  • Choose the style of cooking

Jackfruit Salad with Vinaigrette dressing

Ingredients

Salad

  • 20 gms Rocket Leaves
  • 20 gms Romaine heart
  • 20 gms Micro greens
  • 100 gms Raw Jackfruit
  • 5 ml Olive oil

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  • 5 gms Coriander powder
  • 5 gms Fennel seed
  • 5 gms Mustard seed
  • 5 gms Fenugreek                      
  • 10 gms Cumin powder
  • 10 gms Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

Vinaigrette dressing

  • 10 ml Red wine vinegar
  • 5 gms Dijon mustard
  • 30 ml Olive oil
  • 5 ml Lemon juice
  • Salt                                                  
  • 5 gms Black pepper

Method                

  • To prepare Achari marination – Mixed all above ingredients roast and grind it and keep aside.
  • To prepare Vinaigrette dressing – For vinaigrette dressings mixed above ingredients together and check seasoning and keep aside.
  • To prepare Salad – Cut the jack fruit lengthwise and marinate and keep aside for atleast 6 hours. After that preheat oven for 180c and roast jackfruit in oven till golden brown color.
  • Final mix – Take a mixing bowl, add mixed lettuce, jackfruit and 2 tablespoons of Vinaigrette dressing, salt, pepper and mixed.
  • Arrange the salad on the plate.
  • Garnish with roasted Fennel seeds and roasted Kalongi
  • Drizzle some olive oil on top and serve!

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Jackfruit Salad with Turmeric dressing

Ingredients

Salad

  • 20 gms Rocket Leaves
  • 20 gms Romaine heart
  • 20 gms Micro greens
  • 100 gms Raw Jackfruit
  • 5 ml Olive oil

Achaari marination

  • 5 gms Coriander powder
  • 5 gms Fennel seed
  • 5 gms Mustard seed
  • 5 gms Fenugreek
  • 10 gms Cumin powder
  • 10 gms Turmeric powder
  • Salt

Turmeric Vinaigrette dressing

  • 30 gms Fresh turmericIMG_5922
  • 10 ml Red wine vinegar
  • 5 gms Dijon mustard
  • 30 ml Olive oil
  • 5 ml Lemon juice
  • Salt          
  • 5 gms Black pepper

Method

  • To prepare Achari marination – Mixed all above ingredients roast and grind it and keep aside.
  • To prepare fresh Turmeric dressing – For fresh turmeric dressings mixed above ingredients together and check seasoning and keep aside.
  • To prepare Salad – Cut the jack fruit lengthwise and marinate and keep aside for at least Six hours. After that preheat oven for 180c and roast jackfruit in oven till golden brown color.
  • Final mix – assemble mixed lettuce in mixing bowl, add 2 tablespoons of turmeric dressing, salt and pepper and mixed. Arrange the salad on the plate, and arrange roast jackfruit on top of the lettuce.
  • Garnish with roasted Fennel seeds and roasted Kalongi
  • Drizzle some chili oil on top.
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As the world shrinks, our palate is turning into a global fusion. We can cook and decide limitless recipes offered on our phones to find the right blend. Chef Watson is here to stay!

Happy Cooking!

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