01 novembre 2006
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]
20 octobre 2006
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.
08 octobre 2006
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]
15 septembre 2006
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]
30 août 2006
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]
17 août 2006
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]
11 août 2006
Puff RollsIngredientsA Frozen puff pastry.An eggfor filling1 tbsp oilMinced meat / 2 steaks1 big onion (chopped)1 tomato (chopped) / 1 tbsp tomato sauce1 tsp ginger/ garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderchopped coriander leavesSalt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan.Add chopped onions & fry until translucent.Add ginger & garlic paste & fry again.Add minced meat & the curry powder's.Add tomatoes & 1/2 glass of water.Cook for 8 minuites.Remove from fire & garnish with... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2006
KayappamIngredients2 mashed bananas2 cups flour1 cup sugar1/2 tsp baking powder1 egg1 tbsp chopped copra (dried coconut)1/2 tsp cardomom powderoil for frying MethodMix all the five ingredients & set aside for a 15 min.I'm adding an egg so that the appam doesn't absorb oil.Add cardomom powder & mix well. Heat oil & pour 1 tbsp of the batter. When golden brown, cook the other side.Repeat the process with the remaining dough.Serve hot with tea.
11 juillet 2006
Bombay Toast Ingredients2 eggs1 glass of milk6 tsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence / cardomom powder / nutmeg powder 6 slices of bread1 tbsp butterMethodCut the bread slices in rectangle/ triangle shape.Beat eggs.Add milk, sugar & vanilla essence.Dip the bread slices as in figure.Grease the non stick pan with butter.Fry the slices on both sides.Sprinkle sugar & serve.
05 juillet 2006
Fried Plantains 2 ripe plantains ( Slice them as shown in photo)Grease the non stick pan with butter.Fry the slices on both sides.Sprinkle sugar & serve. This is the Favourite Snack of Malayalees .