Year: 2014

Drinks, Food

Star Fruit Juice

Ingredients: 2 starfruits 2 cups cold water 4-5 tbsp sugar ( add to your taste) 1 tbsp lime juice Preparation: Cut star fruits into pieces. In a blender, add the chopped star fruits, cold water, sugar and lime juice and blend well. Strain the prepared juice and pour it in a serving glass and serve…

Food, Mutton

Mutton Chilli Masala

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mutton, cut into small pieces 2 onions, finely chopped 10 shallots 4 green chillies 1 piece ginger 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp kasuri methi 1/2 tsp fennel powder 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped 2 piece cinnamon few curry […]

Food, Pasta, Prawns

Prawn Mushroom Pasta

Ingredients: 250 gm prawns, cleaned 2 cups pasta 1 cup mushroom, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 onion, chopped 4-5 green chillies, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 3-4 tbsp tomato sauce or tomato paste 1/2 cup cheese 1 tsp oregano salt oil Preparation: Boil water in a deep pan, add pasta and salt and cook […]

Drinks, Food

Blueberry – Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients: 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 6-8 fresh or frozen strawberries, chopped 1 1/2 cup chilled milk sugar as required Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped strawberries, blueberries, milk and sugar and blend well until smooth. Pour it in a serving glass and serve….

Food, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Apple Muffins / Mini Apple Cakes

Ingredients: 1 cup/ 110 gm self-rising flour 110 gm/ 1 stick butter, melted 2 eggs 1 apple, peeled and diced 1/2 cup caster sugar Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease 12 hole muffin tin or line the muffin tin with paper liners. In a bowl, whisk eggs and sugar together until light and […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food

Mango Sago Pudding

Ingredients: 2 big ripe mangoes, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup sago seeds 200 ml fresh cream 1 cup milk 1/2-3/4 tin condensed milk 1 tbsp gelatin 1/4 cup water Preparation: Soak sago seeds in water for an hour. In a pan, boil water and add soaked sago seeds and cook it until soft and transparent. […]

Drinks, Food

Guava Milkshake

Ingredients: 2 ripe guavas 1 1/2 cup chilled milk 2-3 drops of vanilla essence sugar to taste Preparation: Chop guavas into small pieces. In a blender, add chopped guavas, milk, vanilla essence and sugar and blend well until smooth. Pour into a serving glass, add ice cubes if needed and serve….

Fish, Food, Seafood

Mathi / Sardine Pulimulaku

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mathi/ sardines, cleaned 1 cup shallots, crushed 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 ” ginger, chopped 3 green chillies, chopped 2- 2 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2- 2 tbsp thick tamarind paste 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds few curry leaves salt coconut oil Preparation: Cut and clean sardines […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food

Chicken Kothu Chapathi

Ingredients: 6 chapathi 1 – 1 1/2 cup boneless chicken 2 onions, chopped 2 tomato, finely chopped 2 green chillies 1 piece ginger 3 garlic 4 shallots 1 tsp pepper corns 1 piece cinnamon 3 cloves 3 cardamoms 1 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 cup coriander leaves 1/2 chicken stock cube ( […]

Cakes & Bakes, Cookies, Food, Snacks

Almond Cookies

Ingredients: 2/3 cup plain flour 2 tbsp cornflour 1/2 cup ground almonds/ almond meal 1/3 cup or 5 1/2 tbsp butter, softened 1/3 cup sugar, powdered 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Preparation: Sift together plain flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt and keep it aside. In a bowl, beat butter and sugar till […]

Food, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Tomato Ghee Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice/ jeerakashala rice 4 cups water 1 onion , finely chopped 1 large tomato, finely chopped 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped 2 cardamom 3 cloves 2 small pieces of cinnamon few curry leaves 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 4-5 tbsp ghee 2 tsp oil salt Preparation: Wash and drain the rice and […]