01 mars 2012

Spring has Sprung ...

Crocus Blooms
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28 février 2012

Pilipit - Twisted Donuts of Philippines.

Pilipit Ingredients 2 cups rice flour ( I took a cup rice flour+ a cup corn flour)1 cup dessicated coconut1 1/2 cup coconut milk1/2 tsp baking powderA pinch of saltOil for frying For syrup1/2 tsp vanilla essence1 cup sugar 1/4 cup waterMethodSieve both the flours with salt & baking powder.Mix with dessicated coconut.Add coconut milk to get a stiff dough. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for 15mn. Shaping pilipits is a tedious task.Take a lemon sized ball & make a rope (22 cm length & 1/2 inches... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2012

Chinese Prawn Fritters

Prawn Fritters Ingredients500g prawns ( fresh)1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste***200g flour1/2 tsp baking powder1 tbsp oil15cl luke warm waterSalt to taste2 shallots(chopped)1 green chilli (chopped)A small piece of ginger(chopped)An egg beatenCoriander leaves (chopped)Oil for fryingMethodShell, devein and wash prawns using salt and turmeric.Mix first 3 ingredients & keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours.In a bowl, mix flour with baking powder & salt.Mix with water & oil. Beat an egg with chopped... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2012

One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful

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21 février 2012

Channa in Yogurt Gravy

Channa Ki Kadi Ingredients2 tbsp curd 1 tbsp tomato puree500g channa / canned garbanzo beans2 onions (chopped)1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp salt1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 garlic cloves + a piece of ginger (chopped)Coriander leavesGaram Masala** To Temper**1 tbsp oil1tsp mustard seeds1 dried chilliA spring of curry leavesMethodSoak channa dal overnight & pressure cook.If you are using canned, drain the water & keep aside.Mix curd + tomato puree+ salt & keep aside.Heat oil & fry onions till... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2012

Velankanni Church - Lourdes of the East

Velankanni Church Velankanni is the most popular church on the Coromondal coast. This majestic 500yr old Church was built in Gothic Style with white facade & red tiles. It is located 12km from Nagapattinam & 350km from Chennai. This Roman Catholic Church is dedicated to Our Lady of Good Health - Arokia Matha.The shrine is open frm 5 am to 9 pm & the masses are conducted in 8 languages.  This church is popularly known as " Lourdes of the East".It's said that three miracles took place in this... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2012

Strawberry Mirror cake for Saint Valentin.

  Strawberry Mirror Cake Ingredients500g Fresh Strawberries **Sponge Cake**100g sugar 100 flour   4 eggs A pinch of salt1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla essence ** Syrup**1/4 cup lemon juice1/4 cup water2 tbsp sugar**Strawberry Mirror**1 cup sugar1 cup water2 cups fresh strawberry juice 1 tbsp gelatine powder**Mascarpone Filling** 200g mascarpone 150g sugar 1 dl liquid cream 5 drops of red food colour MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C. Separate eggwhites & beat with half of the sugar.Beat until stiff to get a... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2012

Potato Fritters - Spicy Malabar Snack

Potato Fritters   Ingredients3 medium sized potatoesAn egg2 finely chopped onions 1 tsp ginger paste / chopped ginger A green chilli (chopped) 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp cumin seedsSalt to taste 4 tbsp gram flour 2 tbsp rice flour Curry leaves / coriander leaves (chopped) Oil for frying Method Peel,wash & cut potatoes into fingers. Beat an egg with chopped onions & chilli. Add both the flours (gram + rice) & mix well. If the batter is thick add some water. Keep aside for 15 min. Add chilli powder, ginger paste... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2012

Ek Haseen Shaam Ko

Movie :Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1966) Actors :Dharmedra & NutanSong : Ek Haseen Shaam Ko by Rafi
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08 février 2012

Bizcocho : Spanish Sponge Cake

Bizcocho Ingredients150g sugar 150 flour 5 eggs  A pinch of salt 1/2 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essenceMethod Preheat the oven to 180°C. Separate eggwhites & beat with half of the sugar. Beat until stiff to get a featherly light sponge cake.Then beat egg yolks with the remaining sugar. Fold in beaten egg whites Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture. Add vanilla + salt & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan and place in the oven. Bake until a... [Lire la suite]
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