Sunday, August 7, 2011

Our New Space

Juz wanted to feel a change. Am moving to my new space in blogosphere. So visit me @ www.lovencook.blogspot.com. Hope u ll all continue to support me as always. Automatically redirects in 5 seconds.

Monday, August 1, 2011

BACK TO ACTION

Hi Fellow bloggers,

Vanished for a long time!!!! Its all due to my little angel Izna sai who kept me running around her all these days. She is now gonna be a year old. So now am back in action with all new recipes from my kitchen. Expecting all ur support and comments. Happy Blogging !!!!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

ALOO PARATHA


Aloo Paratha

Ingredients

Wheat flour-1 1/2 cup
Potatoes-2
Onion-1
Cumin seeds-1 tspn
Green chillies-2
Garam masala-1/2 tspn
Salt- as required
Oil-as required
Water-as required
Coriander leaves-1/4 cup

Method

Chop the onions, green chillies, and coriander leaves finely. Boil, peel and mash the potatoes.

To the mashed potatoes add a little salt, chopped onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, garam masala and cumin seeds. Make small balls and keep aside

Mix wheat flour, salt and required amount of water to make a soft dough. Rub a teaspoon of oil over the dough at last and let it rest for sometime.

Take a lemon size dough, roll it into a small circle. Keep one potato ball and cover all the sides and again roll it into a round shape.

Heat a flat tawa , when it is hot add the paratha and let it cook for a minute. When it starts to get small bubbles turn around and add a small teaspoon of ghee or oil around the paratha. When the brown spots appear take it out and serve hot with onion yogurt salad.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

SIMPLE WHITE CAKE


Simple White Cake
Ingredients

White Sugar- 1 cup
All purpose flour-1 1/2 cup
Milk-1/2 cup
Eggs-2
Baking powder-1 3/4 tspn
Vanilla Extract-2 tspn
Butter-1/2 cup

Method
In a medium bowl cream together sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs one at a time, and add vanilla extract. In a separate bowl combine flour and baking powder and add to the creamed mixture(butter,sugar,eggs and vanilla).Finally stir in the milk until the batter is smooth.

Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C. Grease and flour a baking tray. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Cake is done when a knife inserted comes out clean.

Monday, November 30, 2009

POTATO MASALA FRY


Potato Masala Fry

Ingredients
Potato-2
Onion-1
Garlic pods- 3
Sambar powder-2 tspn
Chilli powder-1/2 tspn
Mustard seeds-1 tspn
Fennel seeds-1/2 tspn
Curry leaves- as desired
Salt-as required
Oil-2 tspn

Method
Boil the potatoes, peel the skin and make small pieces. Add chilli powder, sambar powder and marinate it.Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and fennel seeds. Now add chopped onions, garlic and curry leaves. When onions turns transparent add the marinated potatoes,salt and fry for some time. Serve with curd rice or sambar rice.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

EASY DAL FRY


Dal Fry
Ingredients
Moong Dal- 1 cup
Onions-1
Tomatoes-1
Ginger garlic paste-1 tspn
Green chillies-2
Chilli powder-1/2 tspn
Turmeric powder-1/4 tspn
Cumin seeds-1 tspn
Ghee-1 tbspn
Salt-as required

Method

Chop the tomatoes and onions finely. Slit the green chillies. Now heat ghee in a cooker, add the cumin seeds,as it turns brown add onions to it. When onion turns golden brown add ginger garlic paste, green chillies and saute well. Now add the tomatoes and all the spice powder. When tomatoes turns soft add dal to it. Add water to it, say 1 1/2 or 2 cup of water. Add salt and close the lid of the cooker. After 3 to 4 whistles switch off the stove. When the steam gets relased open the lid. If the consistency of the dal is too thin juz keep it sometime in slow flame and add coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice or roti.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

CRISPY FLOUR BISCUIT





Crispy Flour Biscuit
Ingredients
All purpose flour-1 cup
Egg-1
Sugar-1/4 cup
Salt-a pinch
Baking powder-1/2 tspn
Ghee-1/4 cup
Oil- for deep frying



Method
Mix all the ingredients except oil into a soft dough. U can add some water while kneading the dough. Just keep it aside for 15 minutes. Then roll the dough into a thick round, say 1 or 1.5 inch thickness. Then cut it into desired pieces. Now heat the oil in a pan, and deep fry the pieces in medium flame till golden brown. Crispy flour biscuits are ready to serve with tea.



Tips
U can add some 1 tbsp of sooji while kneading the dough to make it more crispier.