Monday, March 28, 2011

Papaya Muffins


All purpose flour - 1cup

Sugar - 1/4 cup

Papaya puree - 1/2cup

B. soda - 1/2cup

Choco chip - 1/4 cup(optional)

Vanilla essence - 1tsp

Egg - 1no

Butter - 2tsp

Salt - a pinch


1. Preheat the oven at 325'f/160'c

2. Shift the flour and add sugar,b soda,choco cips

3. Combine the butter, egg, vanilla essence, and papaya puree add it to the flour and mixwell without lumb

4. Pour batter into greased muffin tray upto 2/3rd.

5. Bake for 20-25 mins at 160'c

Recipe courtesy: 

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Mint Chutney


Mint leaves - handful

Coriander leaves - handful

Gratted Coconut - 1 cup

Green chilly - 2-3nos

Ginger - small piece

Tamarind - very small piece

Urad dal - 1tsp

Oil - 2tsp



1. Heat a kadai, add oil, urad dal saute them till light brown, drain and keep aside

2. In the same kadai, add mint,coriander leaves, green chilly and ginger saute them for 5-6mins

3. Off the flame and after it cools, in the mixer put coconut, urad dal,salt,tamarind and mint leaves mixuture grind them into fine paste

Mint chutney is ready to serve with idly and dosa.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Papaya Smoothie


Papaya ripe - 1 cup chopped

Honey - 1tsp

Sugar - as required

Milk - 1cup

Vanilla essence - 1tsp optional


Blend all the above ingredients into the fine paste and serve with ice cupes.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Vanilla Muffins


All purpose flour - 1cup
Butter - 1/4cup
Egg - 1no
Milk - 1/4cup
Powdered sugar - 1/2cup
Baking powder - 1tsp
Salt - 1/2tsp
Choco chips/chocolate rice - for topping


1)Preheat the oven at 200"c
2)Sift the flour, add sugar,b.powder and salt
3)Combine the butter, egg, milk and vanilla essence, and add it to the flour and mixwell without lumbs
4) Pour batter into greased muffin tray upto 2/3rd. Put choco chips/rice on the top.
5)Bake for 10 -12mins at 200''c

Recipe Courtesy: Grouprecipes

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Carrot Dosa


Carrot - 1medium

Dosa batter - 1cup

Jeera - 1/2tsp

Curry leaves - few

Coriander leaves - few

Red chilly powder - 1/4tsp (optional)

Salt - to taste


1)Grind the carrot with little water and mix with dosa batter

2)Add curry,corainder leaves, red chilly powder , jeera and salt

3)Heat a tawa, pour the batter and spread them roundly

4)Sprinkle oil and heat both sides for 2mins

Hot dosa is ready and have it with coconut or onion chutney.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Vegetable Soup


Tomato - 2nos

Onion - 1no

Carrot - 1/4 cup (chopped)

Beans - 1/4 cup (chopped)

Capsicum - 1/4 cup (chopped)

Garlic - 4flakes

Pepper powder- 1tsp (as required)

Cornflour/maida - 1 tsp 

Salt - to taste

Butter - 1tsp


1)Heat a kadai, add butter, onion, garlic saute them for few mins

2)Add tomato and all vegetables, salt and pepper powder, mix it and close the lid & cook them for 2-3mins

3)Mix the cornflour in the water and add it to the vegs. 

4)Grind the mixture and filter and serve it 

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Mutton Soup


Mutton chest bone - 1/4 kg

Shallots/small onion - 4-5nos

Tomato - 1no(medium)

Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp

Black Pepper - 1tsp

Ginger - small piece

Garlic - 2 flakes

Green chilly - 1no

Cinamon - small piece

Cloves - 2nos

Tumeric powder - 1tsp

Oil - 1tsp

Curry & coriander leaves - few

Salt - to taste


1)Crush the onion, ginger & garlic, cumin seeds, pepper,cinamon, cloves together and keep aside

2)Heat a pressure cooker, add oil and crushed onion ingredients & saute them for few mins

3)Then add tomato,tumeric pwd and salt, cook them for 1-2mins

4)Add mutton pieces and cook till oil separates

5)Finally add 3 glasses of water and coriander n curry leaves, close the lid and pressure cook till 4 whistles.

Hot Mutton soup is ready to serve. 


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