Month: December 2013

Fish, Food, Non Veg, Seafood

Mathi/ Sardine Fry

Ingredients: 10 sardines/ mathi, cleaned 2 – 3 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp ginger paste 1/2 tsp garlic paste salt oil for shallow frying Preparation: Cut and clean sardines. Make slits on both sides of the fish. Make a thick paste of chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and […]

Food, Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Pasta

Green Peas Pulao/ Pulav

Ingredients: 3/4 cup fresh green peas 1 big onion, sliced 1 1/2 cup basmati rice 4 green chillies 1/4 cup coriander leaves 1/4 cup mint leaves 1/2″ piece ginger 2-3 small piece cinnamon 4 cloves 1/4 tsp sajeerakam 4 tbsp ghee salt Preparation: Wash the basmati rice, drain it and keep it aside. Grind green […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Tutti Frutti Cookies

Recipe Source: Spicy Treats Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup powdered sugar 6 tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup tutti frutti/ candied fruit 1-2 tbsp milk Preparation: In a mixing bowl, add softened butter and powdered sugar and beat until it turns light and fluffy. Add vanilla extract and […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Black and White Chocolate Pie

Ingredients: 2 packet bourbon biscuits or any chocolate flavoured cream biscuits 100 gm butter, softened (at room temperature) 1/2 litre milk 4 tbsp corn flour 6 tbsp powdered sugar 150 gm (2 cup) white chocolate, grated 3/4 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp gelatin 1/4 cup cold water 2 cup whipped cream grated dark chocolate, for […]

Food, Soups

Mushroom and Baby Corn Soup

Ingredients: 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup baby corns, sliced 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder 1 vegetable stock cube 2- 2 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp corn flour 1 tbsp oil salt Preparation: Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions and garlic and […]

Biriyani, Food, Rice / Pasta

Cherupayar/ Green Gram Biriyani

Ingredients: 1 cup cherupayar/ green gram 2 1/2 cup basmati rice 2 onion, thinly sliced 1 1/2 tbsp ginger paste 1 1/2 tbsp garlic paste 8 green chillies, slit or paste 1 tomato, thinly sliced 2 tsp kasuri methi 2 piece cinnamon 6 cloves 5-7 cardamom 1 tsp caraway seeds/ sajeerakam 2 bay leaves 3 […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Popsicles

Strawberry Popsicles

Ingredients: 4-5 cups ( 2 pounds) ripe strawberries, washed, hulled and halved 2-3 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice Preparation: Add strawberries and sugar in a bowl, mix well and keep it aside for 15-30 minutes. In a blender, add the strawberries and lemon juice and blend well until strawberries are pureed. Pour this into […]

Chicken, Food, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks

Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients: 1 cup boneless chicken, cooked 1/2-1 tsp pepper powder 1/2- 1 tbsp cornflour 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1 egg salt oil Preparation: Cook chicken adding pepper powder and salt.Grind it without any water and keep it aside. Add cornflour and salt (if needed) to the ground chicken and mix well to form a dough. […]