Friday, December 30, 2011

Chicken Popcorn

Posted by sandhya at 12/30/2011 01:10:00 AM
Chicken Popcorn is a very tasty recipe. Learn how to prepare Chicken Popcorn by following this easy recipe.

• 500 g Chicken Breasts (cut into cubes)
5 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
• 1 tsp Paprika
• Salt and Black Pepper (to taste)
• Cayenne Pepper (to taste)
• 1 tsp Marjoram
• Garlic Powder (as needed)
• Vegetable Oil (for frying)

How to make Chicken Popcorn:
• Combine flour with paprika, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and marjoram in a large bowl.
• Add enough water to make a thick batter.
• Add chicken breast cubes and toss well until properly coated.
• Heat vegetable oil over medium high heat and toss in the chicken breast cubes.
• Fry until golden brown and crispy.
• Serve immediately.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Chicken Dum Biryani

Posted by sandhya at 12/28/2011 03:11:00 AM
Chicken Dum Biryani is a very popular recipe. Learn how to prepare Indian Chicken Dum Biryani by following this simple & easy recipe.


• ½ kg Chicken
• 450 gm Basmati Rice (washed & drained)
• 3 Green Cardamoms (Elaichi)
• ½ tsp Mace (Javitri)(ground)
• ¼ tsp Nutmeg (Jaifal)(grated)
• 3 Cloves (Lavang)
• 1 Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
• 2 Whole Star Anise
• 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
• 2 cups thick Curd (Yogurt)
• 4 tbsp Tomato Paste
• 1 big Onion (sliced)
• 2 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
• 2 tbsp Chilly Powder
• a pinch of Saffron (dissolved in 2 tbsp warm milk)
• Salt to taste
• 8 tbsp Oil
• 2 tbsp Ghee
• 6 cups Water

How to make Chicken Dum Biryani:
• Take curd, ginger-garlic paste, garam masala, tomato paste, chilly powder, nutmeg, mace, and salt in a bowl and mix into a paste.
• Marinate the chicken with the paste and keep it to the side for 3-4 hours.
• Put water in a pot and get it to boil.
• Heat ghee in a pan and crackle star anise, cardamoms, cloves & cinnamon.
• Stir in rice and fry it for 4-5 minutes.
• Add the rice to the boiling water, sprinkle a pinch of salt and cook until rice is ¾ cooked.
• Strain the rice using colander.
• Take 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry onion until it is golden brown. Remove the onion and keep it to the side.
• Pour in the remaining oil into the pan and cook the chicken for 6-7 minutes or until it discharges oil.
• Mix in rice and add fried onion, ghee and saffron.
• Now cover the pan with aluminium foil and set the pan over another pan. Cook on high flame for 5 minutes.
• Reduce the flame to medium and cook for about 20 minutes.
• Take off the heat and serve hot.

Mexican Vegetable Pizza

Posted by sandhya at 12/28/2011 02:54:00 AM
Mexican Vegetable Pizza is mouth-watering pizza recipe. Learn how to prepare Mexican Vegetable Pizza by following this easy recipe.


• 1/2 small Onion (chopped)

• 1 tsp Chili Powder

• 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin

• 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon

• 1 tbsp Water

• 1 (15 ounce) can Black Beans (rinsed and drained)

• 1/4 cup canned Green Chilies (diced)

• 1 (16 ounce) package Pre-Baked Italian Bread Shell Crust

• 1 cup Salsa

• 1 cup Reduced-Fat Cheddar Cheese (shredded) divided

• 3/4 cup Fresh Tomatoes (chopped)

• 1/2 cup Frozen Corn (thawed)

• 1/2 cup Green Pepper (chopped)

• 3 tbsp Ripe Olives (sliced) 1/2 cup Reduced-Fat Sour Cream

How to make Mexican Vegetable Pizza:

• In a non-stick frying pan add the onion, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon and water and cover cook for 3-4 minutes.

• Remove from the heat and stir in the beans and chilies.

• Now transfer half of the bean mixture to a food processor and blend till smooth.

• Spread this pureed bean mixture over the pre-baked Italian bread shell crust. • Spread with salsa over it.

• Top with half of the cheese and remaining bean mixture.

• Now sprinkle with tomato, corn, green pepper, olives and remaining cheese.

• Finally bake at 450 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

• Serve pizza with sour cream.

Carrot Milkshake

Posted by sandhya at 12/28/2011 02:45:00 AM
Carrot Milkshake is a tasty and healthy drink recipe. Learn how to prepare Carrot Milkshake by following this easy recipe.

• 10 baby Carrots
• 1/4 cup Sugar
• 2 cups Milk (boiled and cooled)
• Pinch of Cardamom (powdered)

How to make Carrot Milkshake:
• Grate the carrots and blend all the ingredients in a mixer.
• Refrigerate for half an hour and enjoy the carrot milkshake

Almond Amaretto Float

Posted by sandhya at 12/28/2011 02:20:00 AM
Almond Amaretto Float is a great tasting cocktail. Learn how to prepare Almond Amaretto Float by following this easy recipe.

• 2 oz Amaretto Almond Liqueur
• 4 oz Pepsi
• 6 oz Milk

How to make Almond Amaretto Float:
• Prepare the drink in a highball glass, pour in the almond liqueur into the glass, pour the milk in next and top it off with Pepsi before serving.

Cherry Cake

Posted by sandhya at 12/28/2011 02:05:00 AM
Cherry Cake carries taste with texture. Learn how to prepare Cherry Cake by following this easy recipe.


• 1¼ cups Flour

• 3 tbsp soft Butter

• 2/3 cup Sugar

• 2 medium Egg Yolks

• ¼ tsp Salt

• 2½ tsp Baking Powder

• ½ cup Milk

• 1 tsp Vanilla

• 2 medium Egg Whites

• 1½ cups Black Cherries (pitted)

How to make Cherry Cake:

• Whisk butter with sugar until creamy.

• Beat in egg yolks and mix well.

• Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together in another bowl.

• Gradually add to the creamed mixture, stirring continuously.

• Pour in milk and vanilla. Mix to integrate neatly.

• Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture, along with 1 cup cherries.

• Place the remaining cherries in a buttered heart-shaped springform pan.

• Pour in the batter and bake for 35 minutes at 375 degrees F.

• Remove, top with ice cream and cool on wire rack.

• Slice and serve.

Eggless Chocolate Cake

Posted by sandhya at 12/28/2011 01:51:00 AM
Chocolate Cake has various types of variations based on the ingredients. Learn how to make/prepare Chocolate Cake by following this easy recipe.


• 1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

• 1-1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour

• 1 tbsp Vinegar

• 1 tsp Vanilla

• 1 cup Sugar

• 1 tsp Baking Soda

• 1/2 tsp Salt

• 1/3 cup Oil

• 1 cup Water

How to make Chocolate Cake:

• Mix together all the dry ingredients in a bowl.

• Mix liquid ingredients in a separate bowl and combine it with dry ingredients.

• Stir the mixture with a wire whisk until well mixed.

• Grease an eight-inch baking pan.

• Pour the prepared mixture into the pan.

• Bake for about 45 minutes at 350 degree F.

• Top with ice cream and serve.

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