Monday, September 27, 2010

Carrot Smoothie


Carrot - 1 no

Sugar - 3 tsp

Milk - 1/2 glass

Water - 1/2 cup


1)Cut the carrot into small piece and add 1/2 cup of water and cook them for 5-10mins

2)After it cools, blend the cooked carrot, sugar and milk  into smooth paste

Carrot smoothie is ready to serve.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Banana /pazha appam


Maida - 1 cup

Sugar - 1/2cup (as required)

Banana - 2 nos(small size)

Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp

B. soda - a pinch

Salt - a pinch

Oil - to deep fry


1)In a bowl, mash the banana into paste and add maida, sugar, cardamom powder, soda and add required water and mix them into thick batter(idli batter consistency)

2)Heat a kadai, add oil and take the batter in a deep hole spoon and pour them into the hot oil

3)Fry both the sides till golden brown colour

Banana appam is ready to serve with a cup of tea.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Sugar Cookies


All purpose flour/Plain flour - 1 1/2cup

Sugar - 1/2cup (powdered)

Butter - 1/2cup

B.powder - 1tsp

B.soda - 1/2tsp

Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

Milk - 5-6tsp


1)Preheat oven at 160'C

2)In a bowl, add butter,milk, vanilla essence mix well and then flour, b.pwd, b.soda, and sugar combine together

3)Grease cookies sheets, make small balls of dough and flatten with t.spoon and place 2 inches apart onto the cookies sheet

4)Bake them for 10-12mins at 160'c..till it turns golden brown colour.

Serve after it cools.

I tried this cookies from Eggless drop cookies...thanks for sharing.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010



Chickpeas - 1cup
Coconut - 1/2cup
Hing - 1/2tsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Oil - 2tsp
Red chilly - 2nos
Curry leaves - few
 Salt - to taste

1)Soak the chickpeas overnight and next day boil them with water and salt,cook till it becomes soft and keep aside
2)Heat a kadai, add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves,hing, red chilly, and chickpeas saute them for few mins
3)Finally add coconut and saute them for 2-3mins
Sundal is ready to serve.
This recipecgoes to nithu'skitchen's -  CWF-LB : Chickpeas

Chicken Roast


Chicken - 1/2kg

Onion - 3nos

Green chilly - 2nos

Mustard seeds - 1tsp

Ginger & garlic - 1tsp

Red chilly powder - 1tsp

Coriander powder - 1tsp

Tumeric powder - 1tsp

Soya sauce - 1/2 tsp

Chilly sauce - 1/2tsp

Curd - 1/2tsp

Salt - to taste

Curry & Coriander leaves - to garnish

To powder

Cloves - 2nos

Cardamom - 1no

Cinnamon - small piece

Fennel seeds - 1tsp



1)Marinate the chicken with chilly pwd,coriander pwd, tumeric pwd, ginger & garlic,soya & chilly sauce, curd, salt and powdered ingredients for 1-2hrs.

2)Heat a kadai, add oil, mustard seeds, onion, green chilly saute them for 3-4mins

3)Then add the chicken and fry till oil separates

4)Finally garnish with curry and coriander leaves

Chicken roast is ready to serve with rice and chapathi.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Rava Urunda


Rava - 1 cup

Sugar - 1 1/2cup

Milk - 3/4cup

Coconut gratted - 1/2cup

Cardamon powder - 1tsp

Cashwnets - 6-7nos

Ghee - 2tsp


1)Heat a kadai (better non-stick kadai), add rawa & fry them till it turns light brown and nice aroma starts, then transfer them to another bowl and keep aside

2)In the same kadai, add 1-2tsp ghee, gratted coconut fry till it turns light brown 

3) Add rawa to it and mix well

4)Then add sugar,(adjust to ur taste) fry for 3-4mins, cashwnets, cardamon powder and then add warm milk to the rava

5)Off the flame, when the mixture is warm, press them into small balls

Rava urunda is ready to serve.


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