Thursday, June 1, 2017

Rava Kesari


Ingredients
Rava/Semolina: 1cups
Sugar: 1 cup
Water: 2 cups
Ghee: 4tbsp+1tsp
Fried Cashew and raisins as needed
Cardamom Powder: 1tsp
Salt: a pinch
Kesari Color: a pinch

Method Of Preparation
Take a tray grease it with 1tsp ghee to set the keari and keep aside.
Heat a pan and dry roast the rava for 2 min or till aroma comes. Transfer this to a bowl. Add water to the pan and bring it to boil. Then add the fried rava little by little and keep stirring so that the lumps are not formed. Keep in medium flame and stir well till it becomes thick.
Add sugar kesari color and salt to it. Keep stirring. When it starts leaving from the sides add ghee and cardamom powder. Switch of the flame when it stop sticking to the pan at all. Transfer it to the greased tray. Decorate it with cashews and raisins.
Let it cool and cut it into desired shape and serve.





Sunday, May 28, 2017

Snickers-Ice cream Dessert



Ingredients
Ice-cream chocolate flavor
Ice Cream Vanilla Flavor
Tuti Fruitti cake
Snickers

Method Of Preparation

Take a bowl to set the dessert.
Line the bowl with vanilla ice cream layer first, then add chopped snickers, then add the cake crumbs, and then again chopped snickers and then the chocolate layer ice cream and top it with snickers.
Close the bowl and put in freezer for setting.

Take out from the freezer when set and cut and serve.

Note: You can use any flavor ice cream and cake of your choice.


Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fried Burger Bun Sandwich



Ingredients
Burger Bun or Normal Bun: 6
Sausage: 1 pack
Onion: 1
Tomato: 1
Chilli powder: ½ tbsp.
Turmeric Powder: ¼ tsp
Garam Masala: ¼ tsp
Coriander leaves: needed
Salt: a pinch
Oil: for deep frying + 1tbsp for marination: 3tbsp for masala
Egg: 2
Bread crumbs as needed


Method Of Preparation

Masala
Defrost and cut the sausages. Marinate it with chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, oil and salt.
Heat oil in a wide pan and roast the sausages by stirring in between. When it is almost done add the finely chopped onion and tomato to it. Can add salt if required.
Stir and cook till onion and tomato is cooked. Add coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
Bun Fry
In a separate bowl beat the egg and in separate bowl take the bread crumbs.

Heat oil in a deep pan and add needed oil for deep frying.

Take each bun and dip in the egg first and then roll it in bread crumbs, again dip in egg and roll in bread crumbs and deep fry in oil till all sides turn golden brown.


Give a slit in the middle of the bun and fill in the sausage masala and serve hot.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Mushroom Mini Pizza




Ingredients


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All Purpose Flour: 1 ¾ cups
Warm Milk: ½ cup
Milk Powder: 2tbsp
Warm Water: ¼ cup (or as required)
Roux:2tbsp (3/4tbsp water + 1/4cup water, combine and cook till you get a smooth paste)
Sugar: 1 ½ tbsp
Salt: needed        
Oil: 2tbsp                
Melted Butter: 4tbsp or olive oil
Yeast: ¾ tsp
Olives chopped: 1cup
Mushroom sliced 1 cup (I used the canned ones)
Mozzarella Cheese: as needed
Egg: Egg wash



Method Of Preparation

Sieve the flour, then add milk powder, sugar, yeast and salt. Then add the oil and roux and mix together. Now add all the milk. Starts kneading together and gradually add water a little at a time. You might not need it all, so add it sparingly until your dough is nice and soft. Add butter or olive oil in between while kneading the dough. Knead for 8-10 minutes. The more you knead it the softer the buns will be.



Touch a bit of oil with your fingertips and apply all over the ball of dough. Cover in a bowl and set aside for 40mins to an hour for it to double in size.



Punch down the dough. Take the baking tray and grease it or line with butter paper.

Divide the dough into 6-7equal balls. Flatten each ball into mini sized chapathis 1” thick. Prick the flattened dough several times with fork so that the dough won’t puff up while baking. Apply egg wash on it. Then add chopped olives and mushrooms and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese on top.


Place it in the greased tray and bake in pre heated oven at 160 Deg C to about 20 -25minutes or till done.





Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sausage Tortilla Wraps



Ingredients

Tortilla



Maida: 1 cup

Baking powder: ¼ tsp

Salt: needed

Luke warm water: needed to make soft dough

Filling

Sausage: 10piece

Onion: 1

Kashmiri Chilli powder: 1/2tbsp

Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp

Lemon juice: 2tbsp

Salt: as needed
oil: 2tbsp

Tomato: 1

Coriander leaves chopped: 2tbsp




Method Of Preparation



Tortilla



Make a soft dough by kneading well with maida, baking powder, salt and luke warm water. Make lemon sized balls out of it and roll it into very thin chappathis. Heat a griddle and cook each chappathis on both sides slightly till half done. Keep this aside.

Filling

Cut sausage into small pieces. Marinate it with chilli powder, turmeric powder and lemon juice.

Heat oil in a wide pan and add the marinated sausage to it.

Stir for 4-5minutes in medium flame.

Then add finely chopped onion and salt to it.

Stir in low flame to about 4more minutes

Switch off the flame.

Then add in finely chopped tomato and coriander leaves.



Arranging

Take one tortilla. Add the filling to it and roll it.

Grill it in a pre-heated toaster to about 3minutes or till done.







Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Prawns Dry Fry With Red Chilli Flakes


Ingredients
Prawns cleaned- 500gms
Crushed red chili flakes: 2tbsp
Onion crushed: 1 /shallots crushed: 8nos
Curry leaves: few
Coconut oil: 2tbsp
Salt: needed
Lemon Juice: 1tsp


Method Of Preparation:
In a pan add prawns, crushed onion, chilli, salt, curry leaves and oil.
Sprinkle some water. Keep on stove and close with lid and lower the flame.
When water starts oozing from prawns increase the flame and open the lid and cook. Stir frequently when the gravy becomes thick and till it gets dry.
Then add coconut oil and curry leaves and lemon juice and switch off the flame.





Thursday, January 5, 2017

Uzhunnu Vada


Ingredients
Urad Dal/White Lentils: 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds: ½ tsp
Onion: 1
Ginger finely chopped: 2tbsp
Green Chilli: 2
Curry leaves: 2sprig
Coriander leaves chopped: 2tbsp
Salt: Needed
Semolina: 1tbsp (Optional)
Rice Flour: 1tbsp (Optional)
Crushed peppercorns: 1tsp (optional)
Refined Oil: for deep frying


Method Of Preparation:
Soak urad dal and fenugreeks for about 3 to 4hrs.
Then grind it without adding water. Transfer the grinded batter to a bowl.
Then aerate the batter by mixing with hand clockwise for 30seconds.
Then add in chopped onion, ginger, green chilli, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt and mix with hand.
Add in rice flour and semolina if required to adjust the consistency.
Heat oil in a frying pan as required for deep frying.
Grease the hand with oil and take small balls from the batter and make hole in the middle with finger and place it gently and carefully into medium hot oil. Cook in medium flame till both sides turn brown and inside is cooked well.

Serve hot with green chutney.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Jammy French Toast


Ingredients
Bread: 12 slices
Jam Any Falvour: as needed
Eggs: 3
Milk: 4tbsp
Sugar: 1tbsp
Ghee/Butter/oil: 5-6 tbsp


Method Of Preparation:
Beat the eggs together with milk and sugar.
Take one slice of bread and spread jam over it and close with another slice. Do same with rest of breads
Heat a non stick pan and grease with 1tbsp ghee.
Dip each sandwiched bread into egg mix on both sides and place it on the heat pan.
Flip when the sides turns brown. When both sides turns brown take off from the pan and serve hot.



Monday, January 2, 2017

Macaroni Cake/ Macaroni Pola

Recipe & photo courtesy: Nasrin (My Sister)
Ingredients
Macaroni: 100gms
Egg: 4
Chicken: 250gms
Onion: 2
Ginger/garlic paste: 1tsp
Green Chilli: 1
Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
Chilli powder: ¼ tsp
Pepper Powder: ½ tsp
Garam Masala: ½ tsp
Salt: needed
Oil: 2tbsp
Lemon juice: 2tbsp
Coriander leaves & Curry leaves finely chopped: needed
Cashew roasted: 4tbsp
Ghee/refined oil: 1tbsp


Method Of Preparation:

Cook chicken by adding salt, pepper powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder and water. When cooled shred the chicken.
In a pan add oil and sauté the chopped onion. When onion becomes transparent add in the pepper powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and ginger garlic paste. Then add chicken and green chilli. Stir well till onion and masala get joint with chicken. Now add lemon juice coriander leaves and curry leaves and switch off the flame. Let it cool.

Cook macaroni by adding salt and water, till it is soft and drain it. Let it cool

Beat Eggs and keep aside. Add salt only if required.

In a bowl add cooked pasta, prepared chicken masala and beaten eggs. Stir to combine. Then add coriander leaves.

Heat a pressure cooker and add ghee to it. Rotate the pressure cooker so that the ghee is spread in the base and sides of the cooker. Then add the egg mixture and sprinkle the cashews and coriander leaves over it. Close the lid and lower the flame to very low point. Cook to about half an hour without putting the weight on the lid. Flip the cake into a greased nonstick pan and cook the upper portion in low flame for 5minutyes.

When slightly cooled cut and serve.