Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Basket Chaat

Basket Chaat
( Tokari or Katori Chaat)


Basket Chaat


Chaat is immensely popular, mouth-watering Indian snacks & appetizers. These hot & spicy snacks which can be made in minutes is favourite of young & old alike. Basket Chaat is one
of them.


Basket Chaat


Basket Chaat also known as Tokari Chaat or Katori Chaat prepared with the crisp basket of grated potato & delicious filling of chole, tomato, onion, green chutney, tamarind chutney, topped with yogurt, chaat masala, onion, sev & coriander leaves...... all sorts of goodies, sweet, tangy, spicy.....all in one bowl.


Basket Chaat




You can make these baskets a day or so in advance and store them in an air-tight container..... So lets prepare this heavenly taste filled in basket ...!!!


Ingredients:


For basket:



3 medium size potatoes

1 tbsp corn flour
2 steel tea strainers
Oil to deep fry

For filling:


1 cup masala chole 
1/2 cup curd 
2 tbsp chopped onions
2 tbsp tomato chopped
2-3 tbsp tamarind chutney 
2-3 tbsp green chutney
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
2 tbsp sev
2 tsp cumin powder 
2 tsp chaat masala 
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp salt

Method:


For basket:


1. Peel & thickly grate potatoes. keep them in cold water for about 10-15 mins. 


2. Drain & place grated potatoes on a dry cloth & pat dry them for 5 more
    mins. 

3. Take the potatoes in a bowl, sprinkle the corn flour & mix well.

4. Now take a strainer, arrange grated potatoes to the sides of the
    strainer
 & press with another strainer slightly smaller in size so that it
    fits into the bigger strainer.

5. Place strainer directly into hot oil & let potatoes fry till they turn golden
    brown on medium 
 flame.

6. Take it out gently so that the shape of the basket is retained. Place
     them on an absorbent paper.

7. Repeat the same process to make more baskets.

How to serve:



1. Mix masala chole, chopped onion, tomatoes, chat masala, cumin
    powder, salt, red chili 
powder, tamarind chutney,chopped coriander
    leaves in a large bowl.


2. Take potato baskets, put 2-3 tbsp of filling into each potato basket.
    Top with yogurt, green 
chutney, chutney, sev, onion & coriander
     leaves. 

3. Chatpati, crispy basket chaat is ready, serve immediately.


Basket Chaat


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Saturday, 20 December 2014

Strawberry Banana Santa Hats

Strawberry Banana Santa Hats


Strawberry Banana Santa Hats Wish You a Merry Christmas


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Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas
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Christmas is a time of celebrations festivity, lights, gift-giving, family get to gathers, yummy treats & festive sweets. A variety of dishes are cooked during this time.



Strawberry Banana Santa Hats Wish You a Merry Christmas


Christmas is incomplete with out the mention of Santa Claus. Santa Claus is a very important part of Christmas celebration specially for kids, who brings a lot of gifts, chocolates, toys for them.


Strawberry Banana Santa Hats Wish You a Merry Christmas


Strawberry, Banana Santa Hats is a recipe which makes this festive season extra special. This dish is completely irresistible, yummy & super easy to cook, even your little ones can assemble these cute Strawberry Banana Santa Hats.......!!!


Ingredients:



8-10 strawberries
2 bananas
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsp icing sugar
2-3 drops vanilla essence
1 tbsp of black pepper


Method:


1. Wash the strawberries, pat them completely dry.

2. Slice each strawberry into 2 pieces, the one with leaf to be cut & used as bottom, other
    as cap.

3. Now slice the banana into 2 inch long pieces.

4. Take butter, icing sugar & vanilla essence in a bowl & mix well.

5. Now take one flat piece of strawberry, put a banana slice on it, use black pepper to make
    eyes, a little piece of strawberry for smile.

6. Put the cap shape piece of strawberry on it.

7. Add a small ball of butter & icing sugar on it. Repeat the same with remaining fruits.

8. Santa Hats are ready for Christmas party.




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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Fruit Custard

Fruit Custard


Fruit Custard


Fruit custard is a very simple, tasty & healthy dessert loved by all specially kids. It is a nice way to include fruits in their diet.


Fruit Custard


Fruit custard can be served chilled or immediately.You can use fruits & custard powder as per choice.


Fruit Custard


It is an easiest & quick dessert. A dish loaded with goodness & flavour of different fruits.


Ingredients:



2 cups milk

2 tbsp vanilla custard powder 
3 tsp sugar
Mix fruits(apple, banana, papaya, pomegranate seeds,orange or any seasonal fruit)


Method:


1. Mix custard powder with 1/2 cup of cold milk & make a paste without any lumps. 

2. Boil milk, add sugar, custard paste to it, cook stirring continuously until it becomes thick.

3. Cool it completely & refrigerate.

4. Cut the fruits into cubes.

5. Arrange fruits in serving bowl, pour cold custard on it .

6. Garnish with pomegranate seeds, serve immediately.


Fruit Custard


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Friday, 12 December 2014

Pineapple Cake

Pineapple Cake
( Egg Less)


Pineapple Cake


Cake is the dish associated with fun, happiness, enjoyment, celebrations & when the occasion is Christmas then there has to be some thing special. 

I am posting Egg Less Pineapple Cake recipe for this festive occasion. This homemade pineapple cake is almost as delicious as the ones with eggs. 


Pineapple Cake


Pineapple cake has a unique flavour & taste which is wonderful. The cake is very spongy & juicy ...... Enjoy this delicious pineapple cake !!


Ingredients:


For cake:

1 cup all purpose flour
1 tbsp finely chopped pineapple
1/2 cup milk powder 
1/2 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp pineapple essence
1 tbsp butter
3/4 cup milk

For icing:


2 cups cream chilled
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 tsp pineapple essence
6 tbsp powdered sugar
1 cup pineapple juice
1 tbsp pineapple slices  
1 tbsp cherry 

Method:


For cake:


1. Preheat the oven for 180C for about 10 mins.

2. Heat milk in a vessel, add butter stir it till butter melted.

3. Swich off the heat, let it cool for 5 mins & whip it well.

4. Now grind the sugar to powder, add it to milk & butter mixture, beat it well.

5. Add milk powder, whip again, then add desiccated coconut & whip it well.

6. Sieve all purpose flour with baking powder & baking soda.

7. Gradually add the sieved flour & whip till a thick batter is formed.

8. Now add pineapple essence & peaces, mix well, Pour the batter in cake pot,

9. Bake it in preheated oven for 30-35 mins or till the cake is done.

10. Take the cake out of the oven & let it cool. 

For icing:


1. Take butter, cream, icing sugar & essence in a bowl.

2. Beat them well on slow speed till the batter become very soft.

3. Take the cake & carefully slice it into two halves. 

4. Take the bottom layer & sprinkle the pineapple juice until the entire cake is soaked with it. 

5. Spread the icing cream over the cake top.

6. Place the top layer on the prepared cake, sprinkle the pineapple juice on it also.

7. Spread the cream over the sides & top with a palette knife.

8. Decorated the top of cake with pineapple pieces, cheery or as per your choice.

9. Chill for 3-4 hours. Pineapple cake is ready to serve.

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Thursday, 4 December 2014

Christmas Recipes

Christmas Recipes


Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas,Merry Christmas


The festival of Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ & conveys his message of love, tolerance & brotherhood. It is a celebration of humanity & mankind. Santa Claus brings a bag full of gifts for children. People buy new clothes, gifts, decorate Christmas tree & their houses.

A variety of dishes are prepared during Christmas, specially for kids. Here is a delectable collection of recipes to make Christmas celebrations more zestful. Cook your favorite Christmas recipe with love & delight your dear ones in a very special way !!



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