Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Chettinad Egg Curry

Posted by sandhya at 7/31/2012 02:54:00 AM
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Chettinad Egg Curry is a very popular delicacy of Tamil Nadu. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Egg Curry by following this easy recipe.


Ingredients:



• 6 Eggs (hardboiled)


• 3 tsp Coriander Powder


• 1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder


• 1 tsp Fennel Seeds


• 1 tsp Cumin Seeds


• 1/2 tsp Turmeric


• 1/2 Ginger


• 2 tsp Garlic Paste


• 2 tbsp Oil


• 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds


• 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds


• 1 Cinnamon Stick


• 3 Onions (ground)


• 250 gm Tomatoes (peeled, seeded & ground)


• 250 ml Water


• 350 ml Coconut Milk


• 1 tbsp Lime Juice


• Coriander (chopped)
How to make Chettinad Egg Curry:


• Peel eggs and cut them into halves (lengthwise).


• Grind coriander powder, chili powder, 1 tsp fennel seeds, cumin, turmeric, ginger and garlic together with 2 tbsp water to make a paste.


• Heat oil in a shallow pan and fry fenugreek, fennel seeds and cinnamon for 10 minutes. Add in onions and fry till they are golden in color.


• Now add the spice paste and cook for 5 minutes. Pour a little water in the pan to avoid scorching. Stir in tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes.


• Stir in coconut milk and heat for some time. Also, add limejuice at this stage.


• Season with coriander and add eggs to make it ready to serve!

Almond Spice Cookies

Posted by sandhya at 7/31/2012 02:42:00 AM
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Almond Spice Cookies are a popular Dutch import for coffee or tea. Learn how to make/prepare Almond Spice Cookies by following this easy recipe.


Ingredients:


• 4 cups (500gs) All-purpose Flour

• 2 tsp Instant Coffee Powder

• 3 tsp Cinnamon

• 1/2 tsp Almond Extract

• 1 tsp Ginger

• 1 cup (125gs) Granulated Sugar

• 1/2 tsp Salt

• 1 cup (125gs) Dark Brown Sugar

• 1 tsp Baking Soda

• 3 large (extra) or jumbo Eggs

• 1 cup (125gs) Butter

• 300 g Blanched Almonds, slivered

How to make Almond Spice Cookies:

• In a bowl, sift together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, salt and baking soda and set aside.

• In a large bowl, cream the butter. Add the coffee, almond extract, granulated and brown sugars and beat well. Add the eggs one at a time until smooth after each addition.

• On low speed gradually add the sifted dry ingredients, scraping the bowl with a rubber spatula and beating only until the mixture is smooth. Gently mix in the almonds.

• Spread out two pieces of wax paper. Place large spoonfuls of the dough lengthwise on each piece of paper to form heavy strips about 10-11 inches long. Fold the long sides of the paper p against the dough and, pressing against the paper with your hands, shape each strip of dough into a smooth oblong 12 inches long, 3 inches wide, and about 1 inch thick. Wrap the dough in the wax paper.

• Slide a cookie sheet under both packages of dough and transfer them to the freezer or refrigerator for several hours or overnight. This slices best when dough is frozen solid.

• Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Unwrap one roll of dough at a time. Place dough on a cutting board. With a very sharp knife cut the dough into 1/4-inch slices and place them 1 to 1 1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

• Bake the cookies for about 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees. The cookies are done when they are slightly colored and spring back when lightly pressed with a fingertip.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Chinese Cabbage Salad

Posted by sandhya at 7/30/2012 02:30:00 AM
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Chinese Cabbage Salad is a crunchy salad, with great texture and color. Learn how to make/prepare Chinese Cabbage Salad by following this easy recipe.




Ingredients:



• 1 (3 ounce) Package ramen noodles, crushed


• 10 Ounces cashewnut pieces


• 1 (16 ounce) Package shredded coleslaw mix


• 1 Bunch green onions, chopped


• 1/2 Cup white sugar


• 1/2 Cup vegetable oil


• 1/4 Cup cider vinegar


• 1 tbsp Soy sauce


How to make Chinese Cabbage Salad:


• In a preheated 350 degree F oven, toast the crushed noodles and nuts until golden brown.


• In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw, green onions, toasted ramen noodles and cashews.


• Prepare dressing, by whisking together the sugar, oil, vinegar and soy sauce.


• Pour the dressing over the salad, toss and serve.


• Chinese Cabbage Salad is ready.

Chinese Buffet Style Donuts

Posted by sandhya at 7/30/2012 01:55:00 AM
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Enjoy the oriental way of making donuts with Chinese Buffet Style Donuts. Learn how to make/prepare Chinese Buffet Style Donuts by following this easy recipe.


Ingredients:



• 2 cups Flour


• 1/2 tsp Salt


• 2½ tsp Baking Powder


• 1/3 cup Butter


• ¾ cup Milk


• Oil for frying


• Sugar for coating


How to make Chinese Buffet Style Donuts:


• In a mixing bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder.


• Now add the butter and mix thoroughly.


• Pout the milk and stir so that the dough forms into balls.


• Knead the dough 12 times.


• Heat the oil in medium heat and take a little bit of dough and roll into ball and ten flatten it.


• Now fry both sides of the flattened dough for 2 minutes until both sides are light brown.


• Spread sugar on a plate and then roll the doughnut to coat both sides.

Almond Til Chikki

Posted by sandhya at 7/30/2012 01:46:00 AM
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Almond Til Chikki made with til and almonds tastes great and is a healthy sweet rich in iron. Learn how to make/prepare Almond Til Chikki by following this easy recipe
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Ingredients:


• 1/3 cup grated Gur (jaggery)

• 1/2 cup thinly-sliced Badam (almond)

• 1/4 cup Til (sesame seeds)

• 1½ tsp Ghee

How to make Almond Til Chikki:

• Take a tawa and heat it.

• Put the sesame seeds and roast them till they turn brown. Keep them aside and allow them to cool.

• Now put the sliced almonds in the tawa and roast them. Keep them separately.

• Take a separate pan or kadhai and heat the ghee in it.

• Add jaggery to the melted ghee and keep stirring till it melts and caramelizes.

• Now remove the melted jaggery from the flame and immediately add the roasted almonds and sesame seeds.

• Keep stirring so that the almond and sesame seeds properly get mixed with the jaggery.

• Now take a thali(plate) and grease it with ½ teaspoon ghee.

• Put the already prepared jaggery and til mixture on the thali and spread it evenly.

• Allow the mixture to cool and then cut it into square shapes.

• Store the yummy Almond Til Chikkis in an airtight jar.

Apple Jelly

Posted by sandhya at 7/30/2012 01:36:00 AM
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Apple Jelly is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Apple Jelly by following this easy recipe.



Ingredients:


• 2 Apples

• 1-1/2 cup Water

• 2 tbsp Corn Flour

• 2-3 Clove-Cinnamon Powder

• 1 Drop Yellow Color

• 1/2 cup Sugar

How to make Apple Jelly:

• Peel off the apple skin and cut in quarters.

• In a heavy saucepan, put apple quarters and sugar.

• Heat it on high flame.

• Sprinkle with little water.

• When apples become soft and sugar gets dissolved, remove from the fire.

• Take out the apples and drain them on a colander.

• Add corn flour, water, spices and yellow color to the remaining syrup.

• Stir and boil continuously till transparent and thick.

• Transfer the jelly into hot sterilized jars and seal.

• Apple Jelly is ready.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Andhra Pulihora

Posted by sandhya at 7/26/2012 08:03:00 AM
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Andhra Pulihora is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Andhra Pulihora by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• 2 cups raw rice (cook to an extent that each grain is separate, spread to cool)


• 1/2 tsp Turmeric (haldi)


• 15-20 Curry Leaves


• 1cup Tamarind (pulp)


• 1 tsp Jaggery


• 1 tbsp Chana Dal (split Bengal gram)


• 1 tbsp Urad Dal (split black gram)


• 1 tsp Mustard Seeds


• 1 tsp Cumin Seeds


• 4 Red Chili (medium dry)


• 4-5 Green Chillies (slit length wise)


• 1 1/2 tsps Ginger (finely chopped)


• 1/4 tsp asafetida (hing)


• 1 1/2 tbsp Sesame Seeds (roasted powder)


• 2 tbsp Peanuts (roasted)


• 3 tbsps Oil


• Salt to taste


How to make Andhra Pulihora:


• Sprinkle turmeric powder ,salt, a tbsp of oil and few fresh curry leaves to the cooked and cooled rice and keep aside.


• Heat the remaining oil in a cooking vessel.


• Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.


• Add dry red chillies, cumin seeds, chana dal, urad dal and fry for a minute till light brown.


• Add the slit green chillies, ginger, asafetida and few curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.


• Add the tamarind extract and jaggery and cook till the raw smell of tamarind disappears.


• It will be a like a thick but flowing paste. Remove from heat.


• Add the cooked tamarind mix, salt and combine well such that it’s spread all over the rice.


• Sprinkle the roasted sesame seeds powder and roasted peanuts and combine well.

Suggestions:


Serve it hot.

Pista Barfi

Posted by sandhya at 7/26/2012 07:53:00 AM
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Pista Barfi is a delicious sweet recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Pista Barfi by following this easy recipe.  





Ingredients:

• 4 cups Khoya

• 1 cup Pistachios (coarsely chopped)

• 1 cup Sugar

• 2 tbsp Clarified Butter

• 10 Pistachios (silvered)

How to make Pista Barfi:

• Take a pan and put 1 tbsp ghee. Heat it on medium flame.

• When heated, add khoya and roast it till soft.

• Add sugar and mix nicely.

• Now, add chopped pistachios and cook till a lump is formed.

• Take a tray and grease it with remaining ghee.

• Spread the mixture evenly on the tray and sprinkle slivered pistachios

• Let it settle and cut into pieces.

Suggestions:

Refrigerate or serve as sweet dish.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Irish Coffee

Posted by sandhya at 7/25/2012 06:09:00 AM
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The delicious Irish Coffee will offer a warm welcome to your guests. Learn how to make/prepare Irish Coffee by following this easy recipe.





Ingredients:



• 1½ tsp Instant Coffee Powder


• 1 cup Water


• 1 tsp Brown Sugar


• 2 tbsp Whisky

To Serve


• 2 tbsp Whipped Cream

How to make Irish Coffee:


• Take a pan and mix coffee powder, brown sugar and water in it.


• Pour 1 tbsp whisky in the coffee cup and put ½ of the coffee mixture (prepared above) in it.


• Now, top it with cream and serve immediately.


• Do not stir coffee after adding cream.

Baked Macaroni Cheese

Posted by sandhya at 7/25/2012 06:00:00 AM
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Baked Macaroni Cheese is a popular Italian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Baked Macroni Cheese by following this easy recipe.


Ingredients:



• 2 cups cooked Macaroni


• 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour


• 1/4 cup Margarine


• 1 cup Milk


• 1 cup Cream


• 2 cups Cheddar Cheese (shredded)


• 1/2 cup Bread Crumbs


• Fresh Ground Pepper


• Salt to taste


How to make Baked Macaroni Cheese:


• Mix all-purpose flour, salt and pepper. Blend it well.


• Heat the butter. And add it to the above-made mixture.


• Pour milk and cream. Stir it properly and boil it.


• Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.


• Add cheddar cheese little by little.


• Put over medium heat till the cheese gets melted.


• Add macaroni; toss it to coat with cheese sauce.


• Place it on a baking dish and put bread crumbs over it.


• Bake it at 400f till the top turns golden brown.


• Baked Macaroni Cheese is ready to serve.

Baked cheese olives

Posted by sandhya at 7/25/2012 05:17:00 AM
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Rich in cheese, Baked Cheese Olives make a healthy and great appetizer and any-time snack. Learn how to prepare Baked Cheese Olives by following this easy recipe.





Ingredients:



• 1 cup Cheddar Cheese (shredded)


• 2 tbsp Butter (softened)


• ½ cup All-purpose Flour


• 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper


• 24 pimento-stuffed Green Olives


How to make Baked Cheese Olives:


• Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).


• Combine together cheddar cheese and butter, in a small mixing bowl.


• Add flour and cayenne pepper to the mixture. Blend well to form dough.


• Take a tablespoon of the dough and wrap it around each green olive.


• Place the wrapped olives on a cookie sheet.


• Bake the olives for 15 minutes or till they turn golden brown.


• Serve hot.






Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Aloo Capsicum Fry

Posted by sandhya at 7/24/2012 05:44:00 AM
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Aloo Capsicum Fry is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Aloo Capsicum Fry by following this easy recipe.
 
Ingredients:



• 2 Potatoes (chopped large blocks)


• 1 Capsicum (chopped)


• 1 tsp Mustard Seeds


•  4 Curry Leaves


• 1 tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)


• 1 Onion (chopped/sliced)


• 1 ½ tbsp Chili Powder


• Salt to taste

• One pinch Asafetida (ingu/hing)
How to make Aloo Capsicum Fry:


• Boil the potatoes for about 10 minutes till they are cooked and keep it aside.


• Heat the oil in the frying pan and toss the cumin seeds, mustard and curry leaves


• Fry the onion till it turns brown and then add capsicum into it.


• After sauteing the capsicum for about 4 minutes add chilli powder, salt and asafetida to it.


• Add this mixture to the cooked potatoes and slide it in the oven.


• Bake the mixture for about 50 minutes at 350F (177C).


• Hot Potato and Capsicum fry is ready to be served.



Sunday, July 22, 2012

Green Chilli and Aloo Curry

Posted by sandhya at 7/22/2012 12:41:00 AM
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Green Chilli and Aloo Curry is a hot and spicy recipe. Learn how to make Green Chilli and Aloo Curry by following this simple & easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• 5-6 Potatoes (chopped)


• 1 Onion (chopped)


• 1/4 tsp Mustard Seds


• 6-7 green Chillies (chopped)


• Oil for cooking


• 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder


• 2 tbsp Lime juice


• 1½ cups (150 ml) Water


• Salt to taste


How to make Green Chilli and Aloo Curry:


• Heat oil in a pressure cooker.


• When hot enough, add mustard seeds.


• When they splutter, add onions.


• Fry onions till golden brown.


• Add green chillies, salt and turmeric.


• Fry this mixture for two minutes.


• Add potatoes and fry again for five minutes.


• Pour in water and pressures cook the potatoes for two whistles.


• Your green chilli and aloo curry is ready!


• Before serving, add lime juice


Suggestions:


Serve hot with pooris.

Beetroot And Dill Salad

Posted by sandhya at 7/22/2012 12:25:00 AM
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Beetroot And Dill Salad is a very delicious recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Beetroot And Dill Salad by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• Vinaigrette dressing


• 4 Beetroots (boiled)


• 2 tbsp Fresh Dill (chopped)


How to make Beetroot And Dill Salad:


• Chop the beetroots (cooked) into small pieces.


• Add vinaigrette dressing and freeze it.


• Garnish it with dill leaves before serving.


• Serve it chilled.






Saturday, July 21, 2012

Baked Beans on Toast

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 11:49:00 PM
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Baked Beans on Toast is a popular breakfast recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Baked Beans on Toast by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• 1 Cup baked beans


• 1 Onion, chopped


• 1 Slice bread


• 1 tbsp Olive oil


• 1/2 tsp Green chilies, finely chopped


• 1 Small carrot, chopped


• 1/2 Cup green peas


• 1 tsp Red chili powder


• 1 Small green bell pepper, chopped


• 1 tbsp Grated cheese


• 1 tbsp Chopped parsley

How to make Baked Beans on Toast:


• Heat olive oil in a frying pan on medium flame.


• Add chopped onions and green chilies.


• Fry till the onions become light brown.


• Now add baked beans, all vegetables, and red chilli powder.


• Mix them properly.


• Cook for two minutes.


• Meanwhile, toast the bread in a toaster until it turns brown.


• Spread the beans mixture on the bread slice.


• Garnish with grated cheese and parsley.






Bikaneri Bhujia

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 11:26:00 PM
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Bikaneri Bhujia is a crispy snack, which can be stored in an air-tight container for a long time. Learn how to prepare Bikaneri Bhujiya by following this easy recipe.




Ingredients:



• 1/2 Cup bengal gram flour


• 1/2 Cup moath flour


• 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder


• 1/4 tsp Asafoetida


• 1-1/2 tsp Pepper powder


• 1 tsp Oil


• Salt to taste


• Oil for deep frying


• Water as needed


How to make Bikaneri Bhujia:


• Combine all the ingredients along with enough water and mix properly to form soft dough.


• Heat the oil in a kadhai.


• Place the dough in a sev mould, press and squeeze by hand through the sev and press into the hot oil.


• Deep fry bhujia on medium heat until it is lightly browned.


• Drain on absorbent paper.


• Repeat the same process until all the dough is used up.

Burnt Garlic And Mint Chutney

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 11:07:00 PM
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Burnt Garlic And Mint Chutney is high on flavor and taste. Learn how to prepare Burnt Garlic And Mint Chutney by following this easy recipe.


Ingredients:



• 8-10 cloves of Garlic


• 2 cups Fresh Mint Leaves (torn)


• 1 tbsp Oil


• 1/2 tsp Black Salt (Kala Namak)


• 1 inch piece Ginger (roughly chopped)


• 2 Green chillies (roughly chopped)


• 1 1/2 cups Yogurt (whisked)


• 1 tbsp Lemon Juice


• Salt to taste

How to make Burnt Garlic And Mint Chutney:


• Take a pan and heat oil in it. Add garlic and sauté till light brown.


• Add black salt to the garlic and stir fry till the garlic is completely brown.


• In a mixer, take fresh mint leaves, ginger, green chilies and the sautéed garlic. Add 2 tbsp water and salt to it and grind into a smooth paste.


• Pour yogurt into the mixture and blend again.


• Now add some freshly squeezed lemon juice and salt to the paste.


• Sieve this mixture through a muslin cloth to get smooth paste.


• Serve chilled.

Asparagus Frittata

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 07:49:00 AM
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Asparagus Frittata is perfect, light lunch recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Asparagus Frittata by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:


• 2/3 pound fresh Asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces

• 1 cup Water

• 2 tsp Fresh Parsley, minced

• 1-1/2 cups Egg Substitute

• 1 medium Onion, chopped

• 2 tsp Olive Oil

• 5 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, shredded & divided

• 1/8 tsp Pepper

• 1/4 cup reduced-fat Cheddar Cheese, shredded

• 1/4 tsp Salt
How to make Asparagus Frittata:

• Take a small saucepan, and pour some water in it and bring it to a boil. Then add asparagus

• Cover it and boil for almost 3 minutes. Then you can drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water

• You should again drain and pat it dry. Get a 10-inch. Ovenproof skillet, saute onion in oil until it gets tender. Now you can add parsley and asparagus; toss to coat.

• Take a small bowl and combine the egg substitute, salt, 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and pepper. Then, you can pour over asparagus mixture

• Cover it and cook over medium heat for almost 8-10 minutes or until eggs are nearly set.

• You can sprinkle it with remaining Parmesan. Put uncovered skillet in the broiler, 6 inch from the heat, for 2 minutes or until eggs are set. Sprinkle slowly with cheddar cheese. Cut into quarters. The dish is very tasty when served fresh.



Jowar Roti

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 07:30:00 AM
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Jowar Roti is a popular recipe eaten in the summer month in Rajasthan. Learn how to prepare Jowar Roti by following this easy recipe.



Ingredients:



• 1 cup Jowar Flour


• 1 cup Warm Water


• Salt to taste


• 1 tbsp Ghee

How to make Jowar Roti:


• Mix the Jowar flour, warm water and salt to form smooth dough and leave it for 15-20 minutes.


• Knead well and divide it into equal portions.


• Roll out each portion into a roti and put it on a hot griddle over medium flame.


• Cook from both sides and then put it directly on the fire to puff up.


• Turn it over during puffing and put off the flame.


• Now smear a 1/8 tsp of ghee over the Jowar Roti. Serve hot.






Berry Sorbet

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 07:14:00 AM
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Berry Sorbet is a refreshing and cool mocktail. Learn how to make/prepare Berry Sorbet by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• 225 g Castor Sugar


• 200 ml boiled Water


• 750 g Berries/Currants


• 2 tsp Liquid Glucose


• 1 Lemon (juice)


How to make Berry Sorbet:


• Combine boiled water and sugar in a pan.


• Boil until sugar is completely dissolved.


• Add berries and glucose. Simmer for 5 minutes on low flame.


• Pour the prepared fruit mixture in a processor and blend it.


• Transfer the mixture into a sive and with the help of the back of the spoon, press the fruit pulp to get the juice.


• Add lemon juice and mix well.


• Keep the fruit juice in a container and place in the freezer.


• Remove and beat the mixture in the container 3-4 times.


• Put it back into the freezer.


• When frozen, cover and refrigerate it.


• Take out 10 minutes before serving.






Tandoori Baby Corn

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 07:04:00 AM
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Tandoori Baby Corn is a delicious Punjabi recipe, popular throughout North India. Learn how to prepare Tandoori Baby Corn by following this easy recipe.


Ingredients:



• 250 g Baby Corn


• 100 g Curd


• 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste


• 1 tsp Red Chili Paste


• ½ tsp Garam Masala Powder


• ½ tsp Cumin Powder


• ½ tsp Cardamom Powder


• ½ tsp Black Salt


• Salt, to taste


• 20 ml Mustard Oil


How to make Tandoori Baby Corn:


• Take a muslin cloth and put curd in it. Tie the cloth so that water drains out of it.


• Now, put this strained curd in a bowl and add red chili paste, ginger-garlic paste, garam masala powder, mustard oil, black salt, salt, cumin powder and cardamom powder. Mix well.


• Soak baby corn well in this masala paste and then grill it in hot tandoor, till it is cooked.


• Serve hot.






Tandoori Aloo

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 06:52:00 AM
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Tandoori Aloo is a popular Punjabi recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Tandoori Aloo by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• 1 Cup small potatoes


• 2 Garlic (crushed)


• 2 tsp Cumin seed powder


• 1 tbsp Red chilli powder


• 4 Kashmiri Chillies


• 2 Garlic flakes


• 2 Cups water


• Salt to taste


How to make Tandoori Aloo:


• Wash the potatoes and peel them.


• Slit them half way on two sides.


• Place them all around the microwave turntable.


• Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent from getting wrinkled.


• Place it on microwave for 10 minutes.


• Grind kashmiri chillies and garlic flakes to make a paste.


• Heat the oil and add paste with salt.


• Mix it well and microwave it for 1 minute.


• Add potatoes, cumin seed powder and red chilli powder.


• Place the potato mixture in an oven at 350F.


• Serve hot with rotis.






Chili Gobi

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 02:02:00 AM
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Chili Gobi is a very popular and a spicy Indian Chinese recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chili Gobi by following this easy recipe.





Ingredients:



• 1 kg Cauliflower (chopped)


• 200 gms (7.054oz) Ginger (chopped)


• 300 gms (10.5 oz) Garlic (chopped)


• Coriander Leaves


• 1 Onions (chopped)


• 200 gms All purpose Flour/ Maida


• 1 Egg


• 1 Bell pepper (chopped)


• 10 Green Chilies (chopped)


• Agin-O- Motto (a pinch)


• Chili Powder


• Salt


• Black Pepper


• 5 tbsp Vinegar
How to make Chili Gobi:


• Mix all purpose flour, garlic paste, ginger, salt, beaten egg, chili powder and make a fine paste.


• Add cauliflower to the prepared paste and leave it for about 45 minutes.


• Heat some oil in a deep fry pan.


• Fry the mixed cauliflower inside it till it gets dark red in color.


• Add onions, bell pepper (capsicum), ginger, vinegar, green chilies, agin-o-motto, salt and garlic on another pan and deep fry it


• Add fried cauliflower to it and roast it thoroughly.


• Take chili gobi out and sprinkle coriander leaves on it.


Suggestions:


Serve hot as a side dish


Baked Eggs with Tomato

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2012 01:54:00 AM
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Baked Eggs with Tomato is a very tasty and easy to make recipe. Learn how to prepare Baked Eggs with Tomato by following this easy recipe.

Ingredients:



• 16 Toast Fingers


• 1 pinch Pepper


• 14 tbsp Olive Oil


• 4 Tomatoes (peeled & chopped)


• 1 Clove Garlic (peeled & minced)


• 1 tbsp Flat-Leaf Parsley (minced)


• 1 pinch Superfine Sugar


• 1 pinch Salt


• ½ cup Butter


• 4 large Eggs


• 4 small Basil Leaves
How to make Baked Eggs with Tomato:


• Preheat the olive oil in a skillet.


• Add tomatoes and cook for about 5 minutes.


• Add parsley, garlic, sugar, a pinch of salt and pepper.


• Blend the mixture and set it aside.


• Put butter in 4 ramekins and spoon tomato sauce evenly among them.


• Break an egg into each ramekin and cook for about 15 minutes.


• Garnish it with basil leaves and serve with toast fingers.






Friday, July 20, 2012

Chocolate Coffee

Posted by sandhya at 7/20/2012 08:31:00 AM
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Chocolate Coffee is a lip smacking recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chocolate Coffee by following this easy recipe.



Ingredients:



• A few drops of Hazelnut Syrup


• 4 tsp Sugar


• 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Powder


• 100 g Dark Chocolate


• 4 tsp Instant Coffee Powder


• 41/2 cups Milk

How to make Chocolate Coffee:


• In a microwave oven, heat half a cup of milk for thirty seconds.


• Now melt chocolate for thirty seconds.


• Make a mixture of coffee powder, melted chocolate, warmed milk and sugar.


• Whisk well until it is frothy; add a drop of hazelnut syrup.


• Take a serving glass and add one tablespoon of coffee and hot milk; stir it well.


• In a half cup of cold milk, prepare foam and pour it into the glass.


• Toss cinnamon powder and serve it hot.






Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Almond Cookies

Posted by sandhya at 7/18/2012 06:56:00 AM
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Almond Cookies is a very tasty and easy recipe. Learn how to prepare Almond Cookies by following this recipe.




Ingredients:


• 1 cup All-Purpose Flour

• 1 cup ground Almonds

• ¼ tsp Baking Powder

• Dash of Salt

• ½ cup Butter (softened)

• ¾ cup Sugar

• 1 large Egg White

• ½ tsp Almond Extract

• 1/3 cup Almonds (sliced)


How to make Almond Cookies:

• Combine flour with ground almonds, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

• Whisk together butter and sugar with electric mixer until creamy. Beat in egg white and almond extract.

• Gradually add flour mixture into the creamed mixture. Chill for 2 hours.

• Knead dough well adding sliced almonds. Divide and shape into 1-inch cookies.

• Arrange on a lightly greased baking sheet at 1-inch distance.

• Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake the cookies at 350 degrees F for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

• Let cool and store in an airtight container.

Beans Carrot Poriyal

Posted by sandhya at 7/18/2012 06:37:00 AM
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Beans Carrot Poriyal is a very popular recipe. Learn how to prepare Beans Carrot Poriyal by following this  recipe.

Ingredients:


• 4 Carrot (chopped)

• 7-8 Beans (chopped)

• 1 Onion (sliced)

• 1/2 tsp Chili Powder

• 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

• 1/2 cup Coconut (grated)

• 1 tsp Coconut Oil

• 1 tsp Mustard Seeds

• 4 Curry Leaves

• Salt to taste

How to make Beans Carrot Poriyal:

• Mix together the chopped vegetables, onion, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt.

• Add some water and cook it well together, until the vegetables become soft.

• Heat a tsp of oil in a pan and toss mustard seeds.

• Add curry leaves and sauté for a while.

• Add the cooked vegetables to this and mix them with grated coconut.

• Cook the mixture until the poriyal is dry.

• Tasty Beans Carrot Poriyal is ready.

Suggestions:

Serve it hot with rice /chapathi

Creamy Prawn Curry

Posted by sandhya at 7/18/2012 06:16:00 AM
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Creamy Prawn Curry is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Creamy Prawn Curry by following this easy recipe.




Ingredients:

• 500 gms Prawns (cleaned and headless)
• 1 Inch piece Cinnamon
• 4 Cloves
• 4 Cardamoms
• 1 cup Onion paste
• 1 tsp Ginger paste
• 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
• 2 Bay leaves
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
• 2 cups Coconut milk
• 2 tbsp Ghee or clarified butter
• Salt to taste


How to make Creamy Prawn Curry:
• Smear the prawns with salt and wash well. Then apply some turmeric powder and keep aside for 5 minutes.
• Heat half the ghee (clarified butter) in a pan and heat the prawns for a moment.
• Take out the prawns from the pan and keep aside.
• Now, add the cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, and green cardamoms. Heat briefly.
• Mix the onion paste and stir
• Fry on low heat for about a minutes or till the paste is browned.
• Add the red chilli paste / powder and ginger paste. Fry briefly on medium heat till the oil evaporates.
• Add the prawns and coconut milk. And then add salt as required. Apply heat for about 2 minutes.
• Add the remaining ghee (clarified butter) and cover tight for a little while.






Sunday, July 15, 2012

Strawberry Cake

Posted by sandhya at 7/15/2012 05:05:00 AM
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Strawberry Cake is a very delicious recipe and my favourite cake recipe also. Learn how to prepare Strawberry Cake by following this  recipe and enjoy the taste of strawberries.....




Ingredients:



• 1 Package(2-layer size) white cake mix


• 1 Package (3 ounces) strawberry-flavored gelatin powder


• 4 Eggs, lightly beaten


• 1 Cup vegetable oil


• 3/4 Cup mashed strawberries


• Strawberry Icing


• 1/2 Cup butter


• 1 Pound confectioners' sugar


• 1/4 Cup water




How to make Strawberry Cake:


• Take the cake mix and gelatin powder in a big bowl.


• Beat in oil, eggs, water and strawberries.


• Pour the mixture into greased and floured cake pans.


• Bake it for 30 minutes at 350 F.


• Stop baking when a toothpick inserted comes out clean.


• Beat the butter and confectioner’s sugar together for icing.


• Spread Strawberries between cake layers and frost top and sides.


• Cool and frost with Strawberry icing.


• Strawberry Cake is ready.

Iam ready to eat this yummy...mouth watering strawberry cake...
Try this and enjoy this....






Andhra tomato Rice

Posted by sandhya at 7/15/2012 04:32:00 AM
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Andhra tomato Rice is a very popular recipe. Learn how to prepare Andhra tomato Rice by following this easy recipe.    






Ingredients:



• 6 Tomatoes.


• 2 Cups Basmati Rice


• 1 Onion (medium sized)


• 5 Green Chilies.


• 1 Potato


• A handful of Green Peas


• Ginger and Garlic Paste


• 12-15 Curry Leaves


• 1 tsp Cardamom Seeds


• 3 Bay leaves


• 2 tbsp Oil


• 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder


• 4 Cloves


• 1 tsp Turmeric


• Salt (to taste)




How to make Andhra tomato Rice:


• Wash the basmati rice and soak it for 30 minutes. Meanwhile chop all the vegetables into small pieces.


• Now take one pan and heat the oil and add all the spices, fry them of 5 minutes.


• Add the chopped vegetables.


• Cook it until the vegetables become soft.


• Now add soaked basmati rice after draining water. Mix it well for 5-10 minutes.


• Add the contents into rice cooker, add salt and cook it in a medium flames for 2 whistles.


• Now tomato rice is ready to serve.



Suggestions:


Serve with curd or raitha


 

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