Thursday, August 11, 2011

Koottu Curry

Ingredients:-Black Chickpeas cooked- 1 cup
Raw Plantain diced – 1 big
Yam/Suran diced – 1/2 cup
Carrots- 1/2 of one
Pumpkin -1/4 cup
Cucumber -1/4 cup
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Corindar powder -1 tsp
Pepper powder -1-2 tsp
Grated Coconut – 1 cup
Whole Red Chillies – 5
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Urad Dal- 1/2 tsp
Thinly Sliced Coconut – 2 tsp
Small onion -1/4 cup
Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
Coconut Oil – as needed
salt – to taste

1.Dry roast some urad dal,pepper powder,red chillies,corindar powder,turmeric powder.Roast untile a good smell cames out.Grind this by adding 1/4 cup of coconut to it to a fine paste.
2..Cook all the vegetables adding turmeric powder,red chilly powder,salt and enough water until soft and tender.
3.Add cooked chickpeas into it and mix them together.
4.Add the coconut paste to it and mix well and cook untile all the water is dried up.also add salt to taste.
5.Now remove from fire.
6.Heat oil in a pan and pop the mustard seeds.Throw in dal,coconut slices,Small onion and leaf over grated coconut and curry leaves into it and fry it till brown.Add the seasoning to the curry.Mix well and serve hot with rice.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Coco Mango Pudding

1/2 cup water
1 large mango peeled and pureed
1 small mango peeled and diced
1/2 cup sugar
1 pack of plain agar-agar powder
1 cup thick coconut milk
1/2 cup  fresh milk 
1.Combine the water, sugar and agar-agar powder in a saucepan and stir constantly over low heat until the sugar and agar-agar is completely dissolved, about 7-10 minutes
2.Remove from the heat, add the coconut milk, fresh milk and mango puree, and mixed well. Then add the diced mango and mix again
Pour the mixture into small moulds and refrigerate until set. Garnish with the sliced mango.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Pancake With Fruit Salad

Ingredients :
For the pancake.
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tbsp sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
Oil for cooking

For the fruit salad.
1 Apple
1 Oranges
1/4 cup grapes
1 Bananas
4 tsp chopped Mango
2 spoon sugar
1 cup Ice cream of your choice

1.First prepare the pancake.Combine all ingredients and beat untill well mix.
2.Place a non stick pan and pour a bit oil and spoon about one ladle batter onto a hot nonstick griddle.
3.Turn pancake when the upper part is cooked.Like this prepare all the pancakes and set aside and let it cool down.
4.Now prepare the fruit salad.Cut all the fruits into small peices by removing their covers, seeds etc.Add sugar to it .
5.Add ice cream and mix well.
6.Now spoon some fruit salad upon each pan cake and serve.

Jelly Fruit Salad

1 Apple
1 Oranges
1/4 cup grapes
1 Bananas
5-6 Strawberries
Cashunets and rasins for garnishing
1/2 packets of Jelly Mix
2 spoon sugar

1.Boil 2 glass of water and mix it with the jelly mix.Set the jelly in the mould and refrigerate for 4-6 houres keep aside.
2.Cut all the fruits into small peices by removing their covers, seeds etc.Add sugar to it ..
3.While serving add a layer of fruits in a bowl
4.Cut jelly into cubes and add a layer of jelly pieces on top of fruits
5.Top of it add a scoop of Strawberrie or your choice of ice-cream.
6.Now garnish with cashwnut and rasins.