03 mars 2007

Besan Ke Ladoo

Besan Ke LadooIngredients 100g semolina100g gram flour150 g sugar (powdered)100 g butter2 tbsp milk1/2 tsp cardomom powderCashews & raisinsMethodDry roast semolina & gram flour separately. This must be done in low fire.Stir continuosly till light golden brown.Keep aside.Melt ghee & pour into the roasted stuff. Add fried cashews, raisins,powder sugar & cardomom powder. Add milk & mix well.Cool & shape into ladoos.    
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14 février 2007

Pink Cookies for Happy Valentine's day

C'est la Saint Valentin, Fête des Amoureux Pink Cookies Ladoo  Ingredients10 Pink biscuits of Reims50g butter50g icing sugarAn egg yolk1 tbsp milk1/2 tsp cinnamon powder Method Blend the biscuits into fine powder.Add egg yolk, milk, icing sugar & keep aside.Melt butter & add cinnamon powder.Pour & gently mix with the other ingredients.Make small balls & roll it on icing sugar.  Crunchy pink biscuits  is the the speciality of Reims, capital of the Champagne Region.French dip these rectangular... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2006

Chocolate Chestnut Truffle.

Chocolate Chestnut Truffle Ingredients250 g chestnut puree (un sweetened)150 g black chocolate100 g butter100 g sugar1/2 tsp vanila essence1 tbsp porto ( optional)Unsweetened cocoa powderMethodMelt chocolate in a microwave oven.Blend butter & sugar in a food processor.Add the chestnut puree, chocolate, vanila essence, porto & mix well.Keep the blended mixture in the refrigerator (3 hours) until firm.Scoop up 2 tsp of the mixture & make a ball. Toss the truffles in chocolate powder.Tuffels can be stored for a week in... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2006

KulKuls for X'mas

KulKuls    Ingredients 450 g flour225 g semolina250 ml milk / coconut milk50g butter1/2 tsp baking powderA pinch of saltOil for frying For syrup1/2 tsp vanilla essence1 cup sugar 1/4 cup waterMethodSieve flour, semolina, salt  & baking powder.Beat eggs & add the above mixture.Then add butter & close the bowl with a cloth.Shaping kulkuls is a tedious task.If U have kids ask them for help.Grease the tines of the fork with butter .Take a marble sized dough & place it on the back side of the fork.Roll it... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2006

Pumpkin halwa

Pumpkin halwaIngredients1 cup roasted gram flour500 g pumpkin 1/2 l milk 150 g sugar 100 g buttercardomom powderAlmonds/cashewsMethodWash & peel pumpkin.Blend pumpkin in food processor.Don't make a paste.Boil milk in a sauce pan. Add chopped pumpkin. Stir occasionely.When cooked add butter & sugar.Dilute roasted gram flour in a cup of milk & add to the mixture. Stir gently in low fire.When the mixture thickens add cardomom powder & chopped nuts.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Pat it... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2006

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa Ingredients4 medium sized carrots115 g sugar1/2 l milk1/2 tsp cardomom powder 50 g butterRasins & Almonds MethodBlend carrots in food processor.Don't make a paste.Boil milk in a sauce pan. Add chopped carrots. Stir occasionely.When cooked add butter & sugar.Stir gently in low fire.When the mixture thickens add cardomom powder ,rasins & cashews.When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Pat it into a greased dish & cool. Cut into small squares & serve.
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08 octobre 2006

Imqaret- Date filled snacks of Malt.

ImqaretIngredients400g flour 75g sugar1/2 tsp baking powder1eggFilling250g date pastechopped nuts1 tsp cinnamon powderMethodMix first four ingredients & keep aside for an hour.Roll out the dough & cut in 10 cm discs. Brush the edges with water.Put the filling, fold & press the edges with a teaspoon.Repeat the process with other discs.Heat oil & fry Imqaret's.Cook both sides until golden brown.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper.Serve with .   Imqaret's are the snacks of "Malt". They are... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2006

Ulli Vada

Ulli Vada Ingredients4 finely sliced onions1 tsp chilli powder1 egg1 tsp ginger paste / chopped ginger1 tsp salt3 tbsp gram flourcurry leaves / coriander leaves ( chopped)Oil for fryingMethodMix first five ingredients & keep aside for some time.Add the gram flour & mix.If the batter is thick add some water.Keep aside for 15 min. Heat oil in a  frying pan.Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter. U can prepare 4/5 vada's  at the same time . Cook both sides of the vada until golden brown.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2006

Fig Fudge

  Fig Fudge / Fig Halwa Ingredients75 g jaggery / refined molasses . (15 pieces)2 tbsp water1 soup bowl mashed fresh fig ( 25 figs )2 tbsp flour1/2 tsp cardomom powder 50 g butterRasins & Cashews MethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside. Mash figs in a food processor. Heat a sauce pan with butter. Fry raisins & cashews until golden brown. Keep aside.Add mashed fig, jaggery syrup & flour.Stir continuosly without any lumps. When the mixture thickens add cardomom powder... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2006

Malpuri

MalpuriIngredients100g flour25g semolina1 tbsp poppy seeds1 tbsp curd1/2 tsp baking powder3 cardomom pods (1/2 tsp cardomom powder)100 g sugar150 ml wateroil for fryingMethodMix the first five ingredients & keep aside.Make a thick syrup using sugar & water. Cool it.Add this cold syrup to the flour mixture.Add cardomom powder & mix well. Keep aside for half an hour. Heat oil in a non stick frying pan.Pour 1 tbsp full of the batter.Cook both sides of the malpuri until light golden brown.Remove using a slotted spoon &... [Lire la suite]
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