Saturday, May 29, 2010


Hi friends, Im take a small break...going to india.

Take care friends. Bye!!

with love


Sunday, May 23, 2010

Mango-Berry Smoothie


Mangao - 1no

Stawberry - 5-6nos

Sugar - 4-5tsp(as required)

Condensed milk - 3tsp

Vanilla essence - 1tsp

Milk - 1/2cup


1)Peel off the mango skin and put all the above ingredients into the blender 

2)Blend them into fine paste and serve with ice cream

Recipe Courtesy: Asianet Cookery show

This Mango-berry smoothie goes to Show me your smoothie Event.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Carrot Sandwich


Bread - 4-6 slices

Gratted carrot - 1 cup

Onion - 1no

Tomato - 1no

Green chilly - 2nos

Ginger & garlic - 1tsp(chopped)

Mustard seeds - 1tsp

Tumeric powder - a pinch

Salt - to taste

Oil - 1tsp

Coriander leaves - few


1)Heat a kadai add oil, mustard, onion, green chilly, ginger&garlic saute them for few mins

2)Add tomato saute for a while, then add tumeric powder, salt, carrot and coriander leaves mix well & cook for 2-3mins and off the flame

3)Spread butter on the bread slices and fill the carrot mixture

4)Heat a tawa or toaster, tost the bread both sides and serve hot

Monday, May 17, 2010

Milk/Pal Kova


Milk - 1 litre

Sugar - 1 1/2 cups (as reqiured)

Cardamom powder - 1tsp

Ghee - 5-6tsp


1)Heat a heavy bottom vessel or pressure cooker, add milk bring to boil and cook till it reduce thick & half (stir inbetween)

2)Add ghee, cardamom powder and sugar, stir continuously...when it comes to very thick consistency, off the flame. Serve after it cool.

Pal kova is ready to serve. 

Thursday, May 13, 2010

My 100th Post - Jeera Rice


Basmati rice - 1cup

Cumin seeds - 2tsp

Onion - 1no

Green chilly - 2nos (slice two halves)

Bay leaves - 1leaf

Ghee - 1tsp

Oil - 1tsp

Ginger & garlic paste - 1tsp

Salt - to taste

Coriander leaves - for garnishing


1)Heat a pressure cooker, add ghee, oil, cumin seeds and onion saute them till light brown

2)Add green chilly,bay leaves and ginger&garlic paste fry till raw smell goes well

3))Then add basmati rice, 2 cups of water & salt and close the pressure cooker with whistle...let it cook for 1 whistles.

Jeera rice is ready to serve with onion raitha.

This jeer rice recipe goes to CWS - CUMIN SEEDS/JEER Event

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Baby Potato Masala


Baby potatoes - 1/2kg

Onion - 2 nos

Tomato - 2nos

Red chilly/Kashmir red chilly powder - 1tsp

Garam masala - 1/2tsp

Green chilly - 2nos

Ginger & garlic paste - 1tsp

Cumin seeds - 1tsp

Fennel seeds - 1tsp

Oil - 2tsp

Curd - 1tsp

Salt - to taste


1)Heat a kadai, add oil, cumin, fennel seeds, onions  and ginger & garlic paste saute till raw smell goes well

2)Then add tomatoes, green chilly(sliced two halves) and salt cook them till it mash well

3)Add chilly powder, garam masala, curd  fry them till oil separates

4)Finally add boiled potatoes and mix them well , cook for 4-5mins

5)Garnish with coriander leaves

Goes well with chapathi, naan and pori.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Plantain flower fritters/ Vazhapoo vada


Plantain flower - 1cup

Chenna dal - 1cup

Chopped onion - 1no

Green chilly - 2nos

Curry & coriander leaves - few no

Hing - 1/2tsp

Garlic - 2-3flakes(optional)

Salt - to taste

Oil - to fry


1) Soak the chenna dal in water for 1/2hr and then grind them coarsely.

2) Add plantain flower, green chilly, curry & coriander leaves, garlic, salt, hing and chopped onions into mixture.

3)Make the mixture into small patties

4)Heat a kadai, add required amount of oil..deep fry the patties till brown. 

Serve hot with tomato sauce


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