idli tikka recipe – tasty and easy to make snack recipe with leftover idli batter. I love paneer tikka, but I always wonder how to present the dish in such a way that kids would love and is healthy as well. Kids hate the traditional stuff, so presentation always needs to be something extraordinary and eye-catching….
Indian starters and snacks
Preparation Time : 1 1/2 hours Makes : 7 – 8 servings INGREDIENTS For cake : 2 medium very ripe Bananas Yolks of 5 eggs Whites of 5 eggs 2 tsp Vanilla essence 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup powdered sugar plus 1/4 cup 1/4 cup refined oil/butter can be used for a richer cake 1/2 cup self raising flour/all purpose flour mixed with 1 tbsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp Cream Of Tartar (optional) For drizzling on top (optional): 1/2 cup icing sugar 2 tbsp milk For garnish (optional) : Fancy sugar flowers and stars METHOD Preheat oven at 160°C.Prepare a cake ring pan or any pan of your choice. Mix flour,salt,baking powder and baking soda in a bowl. In a large bowl add the egg whites.Beat with an electric beater till foamy.Add in the Cream Of Tartar (optional) and beat again till a very thick foam is formed and the whites thicken.Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar and continue beating till the mixture stands in firm peaks.Keep aside till needed. In another large bowl combine the ripe Bananas,oil,egg yolks,the remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla.Beat with the electric beater till smooth,creamy and well mixed.Sift the flour mix over this and mix well with a spatula or whisk.Add the egg white mix 2 tbsp at a time mixing and folding all the while.Do not over mix. Pour the cake mix in the prepared pan and bake for 20 – 25 minutes till a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.Cool the cake in the pan and remove onto a plate. If making the icing mix milk and icing sugar and pour over the cake.Decorate with sugar flowers and stars. Serve with Tea or Coffee.
custard powder ice cream recipe with out ice cream maker – a tasty eggless ice cream with custard powder. Perfect dessert to try this summer. I was browsing for custard powder recipes when I found this custard powder ice cream. This eggless ice cream recipe was very easy to make and I had custard powder left…
baked masala vada – tasty, healthy, guilt free snack made with chana dal. Also called as chana dal vada or paruppu vada. paruppu vada or masala vada is a tasty deep fried tea time snack made with chana dal or bengal gram dal. I make deep fried paruppu vada, but this is a baked masala vada…
fruit pizza recipe – This colorful, fresh fruit pizza is a treat for your eyes and tastes as good as it looks. This no bake fruit pizza is one of those tasty treats which are easy to make, healthy and perfect for any party or get-togethers. Just change the fruits according to your preference, and enjoy!! As…
Falafel TIKKIS : Boiled kabuli Chana – 1 cup Chopped onion – 1 Chopped ginger – 1 tsp Chopped garlic – 1 tsp Chopped green chillies – 3 Salt Tahini paste (roasted sesame seeds ground with little oil to form a paste) – 2 tsp Refined oil Maida/cornflour – 2 tbsp 1. Mash the boiled kabuli Chana in a mixer grinder to form a coarse paste. 2. Now mix it with rest of the ingredients and shape to form TIKKIS. 3. Now shallow fry them in little oil. Serve. Masala croutons : Bread slices Pepper powder Red chilly powder Salt Refined oil 1. Cut the bread slices into desired shapes and shallow fry them in little oil. 2. Sprinkle salt, pepper powder and red chilly powder onto them. Serve. Yoghurt dip : Hung curd – 1/2 cup Olive oil – 3 tbsp Salt Sugar Pepper powder 1. Beat the hung curd with a spoon and slowly add oil and keep beating. 2. Add rest of the ingredients according to personal taste and mix. Serve.
This is an easy and delicious dessert to make. Using the mangoes that are in season to top the home made meringue base. Not overly sweet and perfect party dessert for all times.
Impress your guests with these easy and healthy no bake tarts. The tarts get ready with just 3 ingredients. For the binding, I have used dates so as to use less butter. These tarts are filled with dragon fruit jam and topped with strawberries. Dragon fruits are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, carotene, protein, calcium and iron. The seeds of dragon fruits are high in polyunsaturated fats (omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids).
“CHOCOLATE & PEACH CUPS, With Chocolate twirls “… Edible chocolate cups, filled with peach anglaise, topped with peaches and cherry , and a chocolate twirl… Chocolate cups with peach anglaise : Ingredients : For the peach anglaise : Delmonte Peach halves – 1 cup Sugar – 1 cup Milk – 500 ml Egg yolks – 2 Cornflour – 1 tbsp Vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp Whipping cream – 1/4 th cup 1. Make a puree of the peaches. Heat in a non stick saucepan with 1/4 th cup of the sugar. 2. Cook till the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is thick. It takes about 10-12 minutes. Let it cool. 3. To make the custard, boil the milk with rest of the 3/4 th cup of sugar, simmer and stir till the sugar is dissolved. Remove it from the heat . 4. Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks with the cornflour and slowly add the milk mix into it while whisking the yolks. 5. Once mixed pour this mixture into the saucepan and heat on a low flame. 6. Add the vanilla extract and cook till the mixture is thick. Let it cool. 7. Mix in the cooked peach puree into the custard mix and stir. Refrigerate in the fridge for few hours. 8. Whip the whipping cream and fold it into the custard and pour it into a piping bag. Chocolate cups and chocolate twirls : Dark cooking/compound chocolate – 1 cup 1. Melt the chocolate using double boiler or microwave. 2. Take silicone cupcake moulds, and pour a small ladle of the liquid chocolate into each of them. 3. Swirl the mould in such a manner that the chocolate coats the walls, turn the mould and remove the excess chocolate. 4. Refrigerate for 20 minutes and slowly demould the chocolate cups skillfully. 5. To make the chocolate twirls, pour the melted chocolate into a piping bag, make a tiny cut at the bottom and make swirls using the bag, on a butter paper. 6. Cool it and remove the twirls from the paper. Assembly : Delmonte Peach halves Red cherries 1. Take each chocolate cup and pipe the peach anglaise (custard mix) into it. 2. Decorate it with tiny pieces of peaches, cherry and a twirl.
Pranahara is a bengali delicacy usually prepared with mawa,milk and sugar. Use of mawa makes the dessert soft and melt in mouth.To make it healthy ,I have created a fusion using gram-flour in it.