Month: November 2015

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Strawberry Lassi

Ingredients: 1 cup strawberry 2 cups chilled yoghurt/ curd 1/2 cup milk 3-4 tbsp sugar or as required Preparation: Wash, hull and chop strawberries. In a blender, add the chopped strawberries and sugar and blend for a minute. Then add yoghurt, milk and sugar and blend well until smooth and frothy. Pour into serving glasses […]

Cakes & Bakes, Food, Mug Cake

Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake

Ingredients: 3 tbsp all purpose flour/ plain flour 1 tsp instant coffee powder 2 1/2-3 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp drinking chocolate powder / sweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 egg 2 tbsp milk 2 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Preparation: In a mixing bowl, add all purpose flour, coffee powder, sugar, drinking […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Food, Snacks

Chicken Bread Pizza

Ingredients: 8 bread slices pizza sauce as required ( I used store bought pizza sauce) 1/2 cup chicken, cooked and shredded 1/2 cup sliced capsicum 1/4 cup sweet corn 1 small tomato, chopped mozzarella and cheddar cheese, grated tomato sauce/ ketchup as required 1/2 tsp pepper powder salt to taste Preparation: Cook chicken with little […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Popsicles

Strawberry – Blueberry Popsicles

Ingredients: 1 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 cup blueberries 1 tbsp lemon juice 4-5 tbsp sugar ( or as required) Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped strawberries, 1/2 tbsp lemon juice , enough sugar and 1-2 tbsp water and blend well until smooth.  Fill popsicle moulds halfway with this strawberry puree and freeze […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Pudding

Fig and Honey Pudding

Ingredients: 150 gm figs/ athipazham, chopped into small pieces 1 1/2- 2 cup water 1/2 litre milk 1 tin condensed milk 1 cup fresh cream 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp gelatin 1/4  cup cold water Preparation: Soak gelatin in 1/4 cup water and keep it aside. In a sauce pan, add the chopped figs and […]

Food, Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer – Mushroom Masala

Ingredients: 1 cup mushrooms, chopped 1/2 cup paneer, cubed 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 2 cardamoms 3 cloves 2 small pieces of cinnamon 4 tsp tomato sauce 2 tsp chilli sauce 1 tsp soy sauce 10 cashew nuts salt to taste oil Preparation: Heat little oil in a […]

Food, Popsicles

Pomegranate Limeade Popsicles

Ingredients: 1 small pomegranate ( 1/2 of  1 large pomegranate) 2 cups of water 4-5 tbsp lime juice 6-7 tbsp sugar or as required Preparation: Seed the pomegranate and keep it aside. In a large mixing bowl or jug, add the water, lime juice and sugar and mix well till all the sugar is dissolved. […]