Dec 9, 2010

Chikku Yoghurt Dessert

Chikku - 6
Yoghurt - 1cup
Powdered sugar -1/4cup
Honey -2tbsp
Condensed milk(Milkmaid) - 1/2cup
Nuts(of ur choice)


Mix chikku,yoghurt,sugar and honey,blend them in a mixer.
Add milkmaid and nuts to the above mixture.
Pour contents in a metallic or plastic bowl and cover it.
Freeze for 3-4 hrs.

Dec 8, 2010

Mango tutti-frutti(Ice-Cream)

Milk - 600ml
Sugar - 8 tsp
Mango pcs - 1 cup
Tutti-frutti or cherry pcs - 1/2 cup
Yellow colour - 3 drops (optional)


Boil and reduce milk to 300 ml.
Mix milk,sugar and Yellow colour.Cook till sugar dissloves fully.
Add half of the mango pcs.Remove from fire.
Line small katoris/ice-cream bowls with remaining mango pcs or cherry pcs.Pour the milk mix over them.
Freeze till solid.

Besan ki Mithai

Besan - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 cups
Cardamom crushed - 2 pinches
Oil - 1 tsp(for greasing)


Heat half cup ghee in a Pan and lower the flame.Mix in the besan little by little,taking care that no lumps form.
Cook the besan on a low flame for atleast 10-15 mins,stirring from time to time and adding the remaining ghee bit by bit.
Mix in the sugar and stir till the sugar dissolves.While the mixture is still in a semi-liquid form spread on a greased ,rimmed thali(plate) and allow it to cool and set.
Garnish with fresh crushed cardamom.
Leave it in the fridge for atleast 2 hrs and then cut into desired shapes.

Sat Puri

Maida - 2 cups
Ghee - 1/4 cup
Rice flour - 2 cups
Ghee 1/4 cup


Mix maida,ghee,salt and make a hard dough.Keep aside for 10 min.s
Mix rice flour and ghee.

Make roti of the above maida dough,apply rice flour mix over it.
Roll it and then cut it.Later press it with hand softly,it will appear as pin-wheel.
Leave it covered with a wet cloth for 1 hr.
Then fry it,till light golden brown.

Njoy with hot cup of tea.

Nutty Chocolate Bites

Dark Chocolate - 2 pkt
Butter - 2 thin bars
Nuts (Cashew or almonds)


Buy cooking chocolate or normal chocolate and grate it.
Take a pan ,boil water and keep the bowl containing grated chocolate over it and stir properly.
When chocolate melts add butter and mix well.Keep aside to cool.

Later pour this mix into a tray having differnts shapes.Add nuts .

Keep this in Refrigerator to set for 2 hours.

Nb:- Kids will luv it.

Spagetti with tomato sauce

Boiled spagetti(wheat noodles) - 1 1/2 cups
Olive oil - 2tsp
Bay Leaves - 2
Chopped Garlic - 2
Chopped Onion - 2tbsp
Chopped Tomato - 1 cup
White/black Pepper - 1tsp
Mixed Herbs or Oregano - 1/2 tsp
Tomato sauce/puree - 1 1/2 cup
Coriander Leaves - for garnishing


Heat a pan add the olive oil,saute bay leaves,garlic and onions - till light brown.
Add tomato ,cook till soft.Then add toamto puree,pepper and herbs/oregano - cook for 5 mins.
Later add the boiled spagetti - mix well n cook for 2-3 min.s
Garnish with Coriander leaves.

nb:- very easy and healthy dish

Khoya Matar Special Serves - 4

Khoya - 150gm
Boiled Peas - 1 1/2 cups
Ginger - 1/2 "
Green Chilli - 2
Jeera - 1/2tsp
Onion - 2
Tomato - 2(pureed)
RCP - 1/4tsp
Garam Masla - 1/4tsp
Water - 1 cup
Ghee/Oil - 2tbsp


Grind Green chillies,ginger and jeera to a fine paste.
Grind onions seperately.

Heat ghee/oil in a pan,add onions and cook till light brown.
Add mashed khoya,cook on slow flame until khoya turns light brown.
Add ginger,cook for a min.
Add cashewnuts and tomato puree.Cook till ghee/oil seperates.
Add peas,keeping aside a few for garnishing.Cook for 2-3 min.s
Add water,salt,chillies and garam masala.Cook till the gravy is thick.

Serve hot - garnished with grated khoya-cashew nuts and peas.

NB:- Very Very Rich dish.

Madai Chicken

Coconut - 1/2 (chopped into small pcs)
Coconut Oil - 50gms
Chicken - 1kg
Black Pepper - 3tbsp
Haldi - 1/2tsp
Salt - to taste


Heat Oil in a pan,Saute coconut pieces.
Add chicken pcs - saute well.
Later add black pepper,haldi and salt - mix well and cook for 45 min.s

When chicken is fully cooked,take it out on a banana leaf and pack it well - keep aside for 10 min.

Ready to njoy.

Source of recipe- Vanitha Magazine

Chicken Coriander Roast

Chicken-1/2 kg (half kg)
Onion sliced-6 (big)
Ginger- 1 (big)
Garlic- 3 (flicks)
Green chilli- 5 (sliced into half)
Chopped Corinader leaves- 1 cup
RCP- 1 1/2tbsp
Coriander Powder- 1tbsp
Cinnamon- 2
Sugar- 1/2tbsp
lemon- 1
Tomato- 1/2 kg
Haldi- 1tsp
Oil- 1/2 cup
Salt- to taste


Clean chicken and cut into 10 pcs.
Thinly slice onion and tomatoes.Grind ginger-garlic into a paste.
Roast and grind - cinnamon and cloves(prepare fresh powder)

Heat oil in a pan,add onion - saute till brown in colour.Later add tomatoes and ggp- mix well.
Then add green chilli,haldi,rcp,coriander p. and freshly prepared powder - saute well.
Add chicken pcs and salt,put the lid and cook till chicken is well cooked.
Add 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves,sugar n lemon juice - mix well.

Remove from fire and Garnish with the remaining coriander leaves.

Njoy Yummy - Chicken Coriander Roast with Jeera Rice or Hot Chapati.

Source of recipe-Vanitha Magazine