Friday, February 19, 2016

Coconut cookies

Ingredients :
Coconut - 1/2 (one half of coconut)
Black Sesame seeds - 1 tsp or depending upon flavour
Flour - 1 cup
Butter - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup or (if u need more sweetness you can add little more)
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven for 5 mins @ 150'c
  • Beat butter and sugar until fluffy and light.
  • Add coconut , flour , baking soda and beat again until combined.
  • Finally add sesame seeds and combine with hand gently.
  • Keep them aside for 2 hrs before baking.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 mins or until get the light brown texture.
  • Allow it to cool down on rack and then store it in air tight container.

Chicken Fried rice

Ingredients :
Basmati Rice - 1 cup ( cooked )
Boiled vegetables - Carrot , beans , Capsicum , cabbage
Chicken - half cooked with pinch of salt and pepper
Garlic chopped - 3 to 4
Pepper powder - 2 tsp
Salt - as required
Oil - as required

Preparation :

  • Heat oil in a pan , add chopped garlic and saute for a min.
  • Once the garlic turns golden brown , add the boiled vegetables and saute them.
  • Then add the chicken , rice and give it a quick stir, season with pepper and salt.
  • If required garnish with spring onion.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Perumal Temple Puliyogare/Puliyodharai

Ingredients :
Tamarind Juice - 1/4 cup
Salt - as required
Sesame oil - 2 to 3 tbsp
Ground nut - 1 tbsp
Chana dal - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/4 tsp
Dry red chilies - 2

Ground Powder :
Black sesame seeds - 1 tsp
Pepper - 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp


  • Dry roast each of the ingredients separately and powder them.
  • Now heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , dry red chilies , ground nut , chana dal ,
  • Add tamarind juice and allow it to come to a boil. 
  • Now add turmeric powder , red chili powder and cook them for 4 to 5 mins.
  • If it starts to thicken a lot , add little water and allow to cook for another 2 mins.
  • Finally add curry leaves and 2 tsp of the ground powder.
  • Season with require salt and can be used with rice.

Chocolate leaves

Ingredients :
Meltedd Dark Chocolate - as required
Any leaves -

Preparation :

  • Take leaves from garden you want to paint the back of the leaf so that it looks like the front of the leaf when it is peeled off.
  • Make sure the leaves are washed and fully dried, so you don't have any water on it and make sure they are not from a plant has been sprayed with any insecticide or pesticide. 
  • When you are spreading your chocolate on try not to let it go around the front of the leaf because it makes it hard to peel off.
  • once they have been set in the freezer just gently peel back the leaf and you will see that you can see all the veining and all of the pattern from the leaf comes out onto your chocolate and looks great.

Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients :
Flour - 1/2 cup
Powdered sugar - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/3 cup
Choco chips - 2 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cocoa powder - 1 tbsp
Corn flour - 1/2 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1/2 tbsp
Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
Vanilla - 1/4 tsp

Note : If using cake flour , you need not use corn flour.

Preparation :
  • Preheat for 5 to 10 mins @ 180'C.
  • Combine all dry ingredients.
  • Combine all wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  • Now slowly add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  • Bake for 20 mins and enjoy with some toppings of your favorite.

Mawa cupcake

Ingredients :
Flour - 100 gms
Condensed milk - 200 gms
Sweet khova - 1/2 cup
baking powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
Milk powder - 2 tsp
Kaju powder - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tbsp
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Cashew nut pieces - 1/4 cup (Optional)

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven for 5 mins @180'C
  • Combine wet and dry ingredients separately in 2 different bowls.
  • Now slowly add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients and combine well just to incorporate.
  • Now pour 3/4 of the batter to each of greased silicon mould.
  • Bake for 20 mins.

Sura Puttu

Ingredients : 
Sura fidh  - 300 gms
Onion - 2
Oil - as required
Salt - as required
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Green chilies - 2
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp

Preparation :

  • Clean the fish and keep them for steam.
  • Once the fish is cooked , take them out and allow it to cool down.
  • Scramble the fish and keep them aside for the preparation.
  • Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds. once it starts to splutter , add fennel seeds , curry leaves and saute for a min.
  • Add chopped onion, green chilies and continue by adding the ginger garlic paste.
  • once they are cooked , add turmeric powder and saute until raw smell disappears.
  • Finally add scrambled fish and season with required  salt.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and can be served hot with Rice.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Homemade Chocolate Cake Pops

This is the most exciting and declicious recipe for the Kids. I can assure you that your kids would love it. Every mom can give a surprise to their kids. There are only simple steps to be followed.

I have created this dish with simple ingredients that everyone could do it.

Ingredients :
Melted Chocolate - 75 gms
Milk - 2 tbsp
Basic Chocolate sponge cake - 100gms

Dough preparation :

  • If there is prepared basic sponge cake already , go ahead and crumble it finely without lumps.
  • Add milk to the melted chocolate and combine them well.
  • Now add the chocolate sauce to the crumbled cake mixture little by little.
Note : the consistency should be little sticky texture.

  • Cover it with cling wrap and refrigerate in freezer for about 1/2 hour.
  • Once refrigerated , make small balls out of it and keep them separately.
Making the Pops :
Ingredients :
Melted chocolate 
Sugar sprinklers ( Optional )
Lollipop sticks

  • Dip the lollipop sticks into the melted chocolate on one end and insert it in the middle of the balls.
  • This helps to stick the lollipop sticks to the cake balls.
  • once done , dip this lolli sticks into the melted chocolate , so that it well coated.
  • Then tap it well , so that the excess comes out
  • Finally sprinkle the sugar sprinklers and refrigerate for 5 mins.

  • Now you can give it to kids and Enjoy.