Rava Kesari

Ingredients: Rava /Sooji – 11/2 cups, Sugar – 2 cups (as per sweetness), Water – 3 cups, Cashews – 8, Raisins – 6, Ghee – 1/2 cup, Saffron threads- 2 pinch(dissolve in a tsp milk), Salt – a pinch. Method: Heat a tsp ghee in kadai, fry the raisins till fluffy(do not brown it), fry the cashew till light golden … Continue Reading →


Magic cookies

Ingredients: Chocolate Dough 1 1/2 cups (6 3/8 ounces) all-purpose flour 1/2 cup (1 1/2 ounces) unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) granulated sugar (plus extra for dredging) 1/2 cup (3 3/4 ) brown sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 … Continue Reading →


Indian Spicy Fish Cake

Ingredients: 600g potatoes , quartered if large ½ tsp cumin seeds 2 spring onions , finely chopped 1 red chilli , deseeded and finely chopped 2 tbsp chopped coriander 1 egg , beaten 100g cooked leftover salmon fish , flaked into large pieces plain flour , for coating 25g butter and 1 tbsp sunflower oil Method: Boil the potatoes. Meanwhile, … Continue Reading →


Poornam

Ingredients: For batter: 1/2 cup black gram dal/urad dal 1 cup rice salt to taste For Filling: 1 cup bengal gram dal/channa dal 1 cup sugar or 1 cup grated jaggery 1/4 cup fresh grated coconut 3/4 tsp cardamom powder 1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter) oil for frying Method: Soak rice and black gram dal for about 4 hours. Drain … Continue Reading →


Urad Dal Laddu

Ingredients: 2 cups Urad dal (Roasted into golden red color) 1 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Melted ghee(clarified Butter) Method: In a heavy bottomed pan roast the urad dal on medium low heat by stirring continuously. The dal should slowly turn to red color. Remove it from heat and let it cool for a while, grind the roasted urad dal along … Continue Reading →


Carrot Cake-2

Ingredients: 2 cups All Purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts 4 ounces unsalted butter, heated until just melted 1/2 cup dried dates, seeded and finely chopped into a paste 3 ripe bananas (1 1/4 cups), mashed well 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (about 3 … Continue Reading →