Monday, April 29, 2013

Broccoli Spinach Soup

Posted by sandhya at 4/29/2013 04:20:00 AM
 Broccoli Spinach Soup is a very tasty American recipe. Learn how to prepare Broccoli Spinach Soup by following this easy recipe. 


• 1 cup Frozen Broccoli Spears (slightly softened)
• 2 cans Chicken Broth
• 3 tbsp Flour
• 1 tsp Salt
• 3 Green Onions (finely chopped)
• 3 tbsp Lemon Juice (optional)
• 3 tbsp Butter
• 1 cup Frozen Spinach (chopped)
• 1 pinch Pepper
• 1/2 cup Half and Half
How to make Broccoli Spinach Soup:

• Heat butter in a saucepan.
• Fry green onions until they turn brown in color.
• Add flour, salt and pepper and mix it well.
• Add chopped spinach, broccoli spears and chicken broth and mix again.
• Simmer it (covered) for 5 to 8 minutes approximately.
• Spoon half and half; cook for 5 more minutes.
• Add lemon juice for making it a little tangier.
• Enjoy it hot.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Black Pepper Chicken

Posted by sandhya at 4/26/2013 03:31:00 AM
 Black Pepper Chicken is a very tasty recipe. Learn how to prepare Black Pepper Chicken by following this easy recipe.


• 2 Chicken Breast or Boneless Chicken Leg (cut to pieces)
• 1/2 Onions (finely chopped)
• 2 Capsicums (sliced)
• 2 Tomatoes (cut into four)
• 3 Scallions (finely chopped)
• 2 cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
• 2 tbsp Soy Sauce (sweet)
• 1 tsp Corn flour (dilute in 1/2 cup of water)
• 1 tsp Black pepper (ground)
• Salt to taste
How to make Black Pepper Chicken:

•    Marinate chicken with black pepper and salt.
•    Heat up oil and fry the marinated chicken until half cooked and keep aside.
•    Then in the same pan reduce the oil and add onion, garlic capsicums and scallion and fry until fragrant.
•    Then add half cooked chicken and stir.
•    Add sweet soy sauce and corn flour. Lastly add tomatoes and salt to taste.

Suggestions: Serve with rice.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Adai Dosa

Posted by sandhya at 4/23/2013 09:56:00 PM
 Adai Dosa is a very popular South Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Adai Dosa by following this easy recipe.


• 1 cup Channa Dhal( Kadala Parupu)
• 1 cup Green Gram Dhal (Pasi Paruppu)
• 1 cup Red Gram Dhal
• 1cup Raw Rice
• 1 cup Idly Rice
• 2 Onions (chopped)
• 4- 8 Red Chilies
• 4 Garlic
• Few Curry leaves
• 3 strings Coriander Leaves
• ½ Fennel seeds(Saunf, Varyali)
• 1 tsp Cumin seeds (Seeragam)
• Salt and Oil to taste.
How to make Adai Dosa:

• Soak chana dal, green gram dal, red gram dal, raw rice and Idly rice all together for about 1 to 2 hours.
• Add the red chilies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, garlic, fennel seeds, cumin seeds to the soaked ingredients. Make a paste of these ingredients
• Ensure that the batter is ready.
• Cut the onions and half grind it in the mixer. Set them aside.
• Add salt and half ground the onion to the mixer.
• Make dosas in the usual way, using this batter.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

King Crab Appetizers

Posted by sandhya at 4/21/2013 05:09:00 AM
King Crab Appetizers is sumptuous recipe. Learn how to make/prepare King Crab Appetizers by following this easy recipe.


• 2 (12 oz) packages refrigerated Biscuit Dough 
• 1 (8 oz) package Cream Cheese (softened) 
• 1 (6 oz) can Crab Meat (drained) 
• 2 tbsp Mayonnaise 
• 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (grated) 
• 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese (shredded) 
• 2 tbsp Green Onion (thinly sliced) 
• 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce 
• 1 Pinch Paprika

How to make King Crab Appetizers:

• Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
• Now lightly grease 12 tartlet pans.
• Mix cream cheese, crab, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, Cheddar cheese, green onions and Worcestershire sauce in a big bowl.
• Spoon out 1 tsp of mixture into tarts and garnish with paprika.
• Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 15 to 20 minutes, or until light brown.
• You can freeze them and reheat before serving.

Friday, April 19, 2013


Posted by sandhya at 4/19/2013 05:19:00 AM
Panchamritham is a very popular Festival recipe. Learn how to prepare Panchamritham by following this easy recipe.


• 1 Banana (finely chopped) 
• 1 cup Fresh Milk 
• 1 tbsp Fresh Curd 
• 1 tsp Ghee 
• 3 tsp Sugar 
• 5 Tulsi leaves

How to make Panchamritham:

• Combine together curds, ghee, milk and sugar in a bowl.
• Add finally chopped banana and tulsi.
• Refrigerate the mixture before serving.
• Panchamritham is ready. Serve it in tiny bowls.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Cauliflower And Green Onion Mash

Posted by sandhya at 4/16/2013 05:02:00 AM
Cauliflower And Green Onion Mash is a very nutritious and tasty recipe . Learn how to prepare Cauliflower And Green Onion Mash by following this easy recipe.


• 3 pounds Cauliflowers (cut into small florets) 
• 1 cup Green Onions (chopped) 
• 1 tsp Olive Oil 
• 3 Garlic Cloves (minced) 
• 1 cup Milk (low fat) 
• 2 tbsp Butter 
• ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder (grounded) 
• ½ tsp Salt

How to make Cauliflower And Green Onion Mash:

• Toss cauliflowers, olive oil and garlic in a pan.
• Bake the cauliflowers for 20 minutes on 200 degrees.
• Now heat milk in a pan and put butter in it.
• Let it boil for 5 minutes and mix cauliflower.
• Now heat it till cauliflower absorbs the liquid.
• Take out in a bowl and mash it, put pepper and salt.
• Sprinkle olive oil and green onions as garnish.

Suggestions: Serve chilled.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Asparagus & Potato Salad

Posted by sandhya at 4/07/2013 10:35:00 PM
Asparagus & Potato Salad is a creamy and tasty salad recipe. Learn how to prepare Asparagus & Potato Salad by following this easy recipe.


• 2 pounds small Red Potatoes (cut in halves or quarters depending on size) 
• 1 pound Asparagus (cut in 2-inch lengths) 
• 1 package frozen Peas (thawed) 
• 1 small Red Bell Pepper (cut in strips) 
• 1/2 cup Heavy Cream 
• 3/4 cup Mayonnaise 
• 1/4 cup Red Onion (minced) 
• 1 Lemon (juice) 
• 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard 
• 2 small Cloves Garlic (crushed) 
• 3/4 tsp Salt 
• 1/2 tsp Pepper (freshly ground) 
• 2 tbsp fresh Parsley (minced) 
• 1 tsp Dill Weed (dried) 
• Lettuce Leaves

How to make Asparagus & Potato Salad:

• Cook potatoes for 15 minutes, in boiling salted water.
• Drain. Place potatoes on a large bowl and cover to keep them warm.
• Cook asparagus, peas and red bell pepper in boiling water for four minutes, or until just tender. Drain.
• Add to the bowl containing potatoes and cover the bowl.
• Mix cream, mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt, and freshly ground pepper in a medium saucepan.
• Cook until the mixture begins to boil. Keep stirring. Stir in dill and parsley.
• Pour the sauce over vegetables. Toss well so that the ingredients are well coated with the sauce.
• Arrange lettuce on platter and top with the salad.
• Serve the salad warm at room temperature.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Beetroot Chaas

Posted by sandhya at 4/06/2013 11:00:00 PM

Beetroot Chaas is a very nutritious and tasty. Learn how to prepare Beetroot Chaas by following this easy recipe.


• 2 Beetroot (chopped) 
• 2 Carrots (chopped) 
• 20 Mint Leaves 
• 1 Green Chili 
• 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds (roasted) 
• Black Salt 
• 2 cups Yoghurt 
• 1 cup Ice cubes 

How to make Beetroot Chaas:

• Blend all the ingredients except half cup ice.
• Pour the liquid in glasses and top with remaining ice.

Suggestions: Serve immediately.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Green Chutney

Posted by sandhya at 4/05/2013 10:50:00 PM
Green Chutney is a very tasty Indian dish. Learn how to prepare Green Chutney by following this easy recipe.


• 1 cup Fresh Coriander/Mint Leaves ( finely chopped) 
• 5-10 gms Ginger (chopped) 
• 4-6 Green chillies 
• A pinch of Hing 
• Salt to taste 
• 1 tbsp Sugar 
• 1 Onion (sliced) 
• 1/4 tsp Water(if required)

How to make Green Chutney:

• Grind all ingredients in a grinder to a smooth paste using 1/4 tsp water.
• Refrigerate and use when required.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Corn Muffins

Posted by sandhya at 4/02/2013 04:43:00 AM
Corn Muffins is a very popular Mexican recipe in Christmas times. Learn how to prepare Corn Muffins by following this easy recipe.


• 2 boxes Corn Muffin Mix 
• 2 Eggs (beaten) 
• 2/3 cup Milk 
• 4 tbsp Sour Cream 
• 2 stick Butter (melted)

How to make Corn Muffins:

• Combine corn muffin mix with eggs, milk, and sour cream in a large mixing bowl.
• Add butter and blend well.
• Pour the batter into greased muffin tins, about ¾ full.
• Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes, until golden.
• Serve warm.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Paneer Kebabs with Chilli Sauce

Posted by sandhya at 4/01/2013 05:11:00 AM
Paneer Kebabs With Chilli Sauce is spicy and yummy recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Paneer Kebabs With Chilli Sauce by following this easy recipe.


• 300 g Paneer Cubes (Cottage Cheese) 
• 1 clove Garlic (crushed) 
• 1/2 tsp Ginger (paste) 
• 1 Green Pepper (chopped) 
• 1 Red Pepper (chopped) 
• 1 cup Rice (cooked) 
• 2 tbsp Oil 
• Salt to taste

For Chili Sauce 

• 1/2 tsp red Chilies (ground) 
• 1 tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped) 
• 1 tsp green Chilies (chopped) 
• 2 cloves Garlic (crushed) 
• 2 tsp Corn Flour 
• 3/4 cup Water 
• 1 tbsp Lemon Juice 
• 1 tsp Oil 
• 1 tbsp Sugar 
• Salt to taste 

How to make Paneer Kebabs with Chilli Sauce:

• Mix paneer, ginger, garlic and salt in a bowl. Marinate it for 15-20 minutes.
• Alternately arrange paneer, red pepper and green pepper on the skewers.
• Brush them with oil and grill until they turn golden brown from all sides.

For Chilli Sauce

• Grind red chilies, green chilies, garlic, coriander leaves, lemon juice and sugar.
• Heat oil in a pan, add the chili mixture and cook it for few seconds.
• Mix the corn flour into water and stir this into chili mixture.
• Add the salt and cook the sauce till it becomes thick.
• Remove from heat and serve with the paneer kebabs.

Suggestions: Serve it with plain rice and chilli sauce.


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