Month: September 2014

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 […]

Chicken, Food, Soups

Muringayila / Drumstick Leaves – Chicken Soup

Ingredients: 1 cup muringayila / drumstick leaves, cleaned 1/2 cup chicken, cooked and shredded 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3-4 cups chicken stock 2 tbsp corn flour 1/2-1 tsp pepper powder 1 tbsp oil salt Preparation: Cook chicken with 4 cups of water adding little pepper powder and salt. Shred the […]

Drinks, Food

Strawberry Juice

Ingredients: 15-20 fresh strawberries 2 cups cold water 2-3 tbsp sugar or as required 1 tsp lemon juice Preparation: Wash and chop strawberries into small pieces. In a blender, add the chopped strawberries, sugar and lemon juice and blend well to a smooth paste. Then add water and blend it again. Pour it in a […]

Cakes & Bakes, Food, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Almond / Badam Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp almond extract 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 50 gm butter, softened at room temperature 1/4 cup chopped almonds Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners. Mix together plain flour, baking powder, sugar […]