23 février 2011

Tea Cake using whipped cream

Tea CakeIngredients175g flour 100g sugar50g butter3 eggs1 tsp baking powder10cl thick cream1 tsp vanilla essence1/2 tsp cinnamon powder1/4 tsp nutmeg powderA pinch of saltRasins+ chopped walnuts MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs along with whipped cream.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Then add  vanilla essence, cinnamon & nutmeg powder.Just roll raisins & walnuts in flour & add to the batter.Mix well & pour the... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2011

Mackerel Curry - Mangalore Style

Mackerel Curry Ingredients 500 g mackerel2 big onions (sliced)2 chillies (half slit)2 tsp chopped ginger1 tsp salt2 cloves of garlicLemon sized tamarind* Dry roast*1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powderCurry leavesSalt to taste   Method In a bowl of water soak tamarind & keep aside.Dry roast all the ingredients & grind to a fine powder.Wash fish & blot dry with kitchen paper.Make slits with a sharp knife.Marinate fish with... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2011

Swiss Roll for Valentine's Day

Swiss Roll Ingredients 4 eggs100g sugar100g flour1 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence*Filling*100 g black chocolate30 g butter1 tbsp sugar2 tbsp thick cream1/2 tsp cinnamon powder*Topping*50g butter50g icing sugar75g black chocolate***Macarons for decoration.Method Preheat the oven to 180°C.Melt butter & chocolate in a microwave oven.Add whipped cream & cinnamon powder.Mix well & keep aside.Whisk eggs & sugar for 10mn so that it triple it's volume.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2011

Brocoli - Channa Stir Fry

Brocoli + Channa Ingredients 1 brocoli1 cup cooked channa dal2 onions (chopped)1 tsp masala powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 red chilli (half slit)A piece of ginger(chopped)3 cloves of garlic (chopped)A pinch of cumin powderOil for fryingSalt to tasteCurry LeavesMethodSeparate brocoli florets, wash & chop them.Heat oil in a nonstick pan.Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.Then add chopped ginger, garlic & chilli.Then add masala powder , turmeric powder & salt.Fry for a while & then add chopped brocoli.Add a cup of... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2011

Mattancherry Palace / Dutch Palace

Mattancherry Palace     Mattancherry Palace is a quadrangular (nalukettu) two storey building  constructed by Portuguese in 1555 A.D . It was a gift given by the Portuguese to the Raja of Kochi -Veera Kerala Varma. In 1663 during Dutch invasion, it was completely renovated & hence came to be called as Dutch Palace. A small temple is located in the inner court of the palace & is dedicated to Goddess Pazhayannur Bhagavathy - protective Goddess (Kuladaivam) of the Rajas of Kochi.In the palace premises there are... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2011

Archeological Museum,Mattancherry Palace,Kochi, Kerala

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04 février 2011

Barsaat ki Raat

  Movie :Barsaat Ki Raat 1960Actors :Madhubala & Bharat BhushanSong : Zindagi bhar nahin boolengi by Rafi
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02 février 2011

Elanchi - Malabar Pancakes

Elanchi  Ingredients250 g flour (Type 45)75 g sugar25 g melted butter3 eggsa pinch of salt1/2 l milk1 tsp vanilla essenceFor Filling 1 cup freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut2 cups sugar3 tbsp water/ milkRaisins & cashews1/2 tsp cardomom powderOil/ ghee for frying.MethodMix first five ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl .Add milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour.If the batter is thick, add some more milk. Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter & spread it.(in... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2011

Jollof Rice

Jollof RiceIngredientsA piece of ginger4 cloves of garlic2 green chillies***6 chicken thighs (skinned & chopped)1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp salt3  cups cooked Basmati rice2 onions (chopped)2 bellpeppers(diced)2 tbsp tomatoes puree1 chicken stock cubeSalt to tasteCoriander leavesOil for frying Method.Marinate chicken with chilli,turmeric & salt & keep aside.Blend first three ingredients in a mixer & keep asideHeat the oil in a pan.Fry both sides of the marinated chicken & keep aside.In... [Lire la suite]
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