Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Mango Milkshake

Here i am with a milkshake with everyones favourite fruit Mango.....

What We Need :

Mango - 1no
Milk - 1 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup can be changed to your taste

How To Do :

  • Peel a nd chop the mango by removing the centre seed.
  • Blend all of them together and serve cool
 Here is my cool cool Mango Milkshake .......

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Corn Pulav

Here i am with a rice item ........

What We Need :

Rice - 2cups (Basmati Rice)
Sweet Corn - 1cup
Onion - 1no medium size
Ghee / Clarified butter - 2spn
Tomato - 1no medium size
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1spn
Cloves - 4no
Dalchina / Cardomom - 1inch
Elaichi - 1no
Cashew - handful / fistful (if u r on a diet u can skip this)
Green Chillies - 2no

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Soak rice for 15-20minutes or as directed on the pack if you are using basmati rice, if its normal rice soak for 20minutes.
  • Grind Cloves, Cardomom, Elaichi, Green Chillies, Tomato, Cashews, Ginger Garlic paste together. No need to add water for this as tomato gives you enough water for grinding dont make this to paste.
  • In a pan heat ghee fry length wise chopped onion until they turn golden brown color now add sweet corn and fry until they are soft now add the grinded paste to this and fry unitl the raw smell goes away.
  • Add enough water, salt and rice and change this to rice cooker and cook until done.

Here is my Corn Pulav can taste this with any raitha or can have it as it is .......
Here i have used sweet corn instead you can use normal corn also but you need to half cook them before adding this to the rice.

 Sending this to Festive Rice event at Torview .........

Monday, June 14, 2010

Aloo Bajji

Here i am with a snack item .....

What We Need :

Aloo - 1no large size
Chickpea flour - 2 cups
Red chillie powder - 1spn can be varied to your taste
Oil for deep frying

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Prepare batter by mixing chickpea flour , salt , red chillie powder with enough water.
  • Peel the potato and cut them into thin slices of your desired size.
  • Dip these potato slices in the batter and deep fey them until they turn golden color.

 Here is my Aloo bajji perfect for a rainy evening .......
You can add a pinch of cooking soda to batter for a fluffy bajji , here i hadnt added bcoz my mom used 2 tell me dat adding cooking soda not only makes fluffy bajji but it requires lots of oil also so to avoid this oil consumption i hadnt added cooking soda as we are on diet ;)

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Award 2

Dear friends here i got two awards from my new friend and co-blogger Sayali

Sunshine Award 

Circle Of Friends

ThanQ Sayali for these lovely awards .......

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Mint / Pudina Rice

Here i am with a rice item with mint ........

What We Need :

Mint leaves - handful / 1 bunch of leaves
Rice - 2cups Basmati rice or any other rice
Green Chillies - 4no can be varied to your taste
Any vegetable like Peas /Carrot / Aloo / Beans - 1noor handfull of finely chopped pieces
Cardamom - 1 inch piece
Cloves - 4no
Ginger garlic Paste - 1 spn

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Soak rice for 15 - 20 minutes in water.
  •  Seperate mint leaves from the bunch wash and grind with green chillies.
  • In a pan heat oil add cardamom, cloves, Ginger garlic paste fry until raw smell goes away, i have used peas fry until they become soft.
  • Now add mint leaves and green chillie paste to this and fry for 5min.
  • Now add enough water , salt and soaked rice and let it cook until done. (4cups of water for normal rice and 3cups of water for basmati rice or as directed on rice packet)
Serve hot with Aloo kurma or raitha or any gravy curry ........