Friday, August 30, 2013

Cauliflower Cherupayar Thoran

Cauliflower chopped: 1cup
Cherupayar/Green Gram: 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder: 1tsp
Green chili chopped: 2-3 nos
Salt: to taste
Sliced shallots: 4-5 nos
Curry leaves: few
Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
Oil – 1 tbsp

Cook green gram with enough water,turmeric powder, salt and set aside. Cobine cauliflower turmeric powder, green chilli, shallots and grated coconut. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaves. Add the preapred mix, saute well. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add the cooked greengram and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Serve with rice.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

macaroni pizza

Pizza Dough:(2 Base)
Alpurpose flour: 2 cups
Yeast: 1/2 tbsp
Sugar: 1/2 tbsp
Salt: to taste
Warm water: 11/4 cup
Olive oil: 1 tbsp

For Topping:

Pasta cooked: 1/2 cup
Cooked chicken: 1/4 cup
Onion chopped: 1 small
Green olive chopped: 2 tbsp
Black olive chopped: 2 tbsp
Capsicum chopped: 3 tbsp
Mushroom sliced: 3 tbsp
Mozrella Cheese: 1/2 cup
Tomato Sauce: 4 tbsp
Pizza Sauce: 3 tbsp
Garlic: 1 tsp

Pre-heat oven to 170 degree. Cook pasta as per the direction on the cover. Mix yeast in warm water and rest for 3-4 minutes. Combine al purpose flour and salt. Pour the water to the flour and knead well till the dough turns soft. Add the olive oil and knead again for 2-3 minutes. cover the dough with wet cloth or kling foil, allow to ferment for 2 hrs. Divide the dough into 2 equal balls and spread into circle shape.

Grease the pizza tray with little oil. Fry garlic till golden color, in same oil, saute capsicum for 1-2 minutes. Place the base on pizza tray, pour pizza sauce over the base and spread well with a spoon. Add chicken, onion, fried capsicum, garlic, olives, tomato slices and pasta. Finally add mozrella cheese over the pasta. Bake the pizza for 10 minutes or till done..serve hottt......

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Mango Yogurt Shake

Mango: 1 small
Milk: 1/2 cup
Milk powder: 1 tbsp
Honey: 2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon: 1 pinch
Yogurt: 1 cup
Ice cube: 1 no

Blend all the ingredients together in a blender..njoyyyy

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

Plain flour: 2 cups
Eggs: 4 nos
Vanilla essence: 11/2 tsp
Buttermilk: 1 cup
Sugar: 1 1/2 cup
Baking powder: 3 tsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Veg oil: 1/2 cup
Lemon juice: 3 tsp

Preheat the oven to 170 degree.  Grease the baking pan with butter or oil. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, Beat egg and sugar together with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Add vanilla essence, lemon juice, oil and buttermilk. Beat for another 2 minutes.  Add sifted flour to the batter, combine well with a wooden spoon. Pour batter into the greased pan, Bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer to a cooling rack.