Friday, August 26, 2011

Petha Recipe - Mithai Recipes

Petha Recipe - Mithai Recipes

Preparation Time : 20-30 minutes
Cooking Time : 30-40 minutes
Servings : 4

Ash gourd (petha) : 1 kilogram
Sugar" 750 grams
Alum powder : 1 teaspoon
Lemon juice : 1 tablespoons

Cut petha into half, remove skin and seeds and cut into pieces of desired size. Prick them with a fork or any other pointed thing. Place petha pieces in a large pan and pour sufficient water so as to just cover the pieces. Add alum powder and boil for about ten to fifteen minutes. Remove from heat, drain and wash thoroughly under running water. Combine sugar with one cup of water and heat till sugar dissolves. Add lemon juice to remove scum, if any. Reduce heat to medium and add boiled petha. Continue cooking till pethas get softened and sugar syrup is of three-thread consistency. Remove from heat, remove pethas and keep the pieces separately, so that they do not stick to each other. Serve when cool.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Gobi Matar Masala | Indian Food Recipes Vegetarian

Gobhi Matar
Gobi Matar Masala | Indian Food Recipes Vegetarian

GOBHI MATAR a homemade preparartion of cauliflower and green peas.
Preparation Time : 5-10 minutes
Cooking Time : 12-15minutes
Servings : 4


Cauliflower, separated into florets : 1 medium
Green peas, shelled : 1 cup
Olive oil : 2 tablespoon
Cumin seeds : 1 teaspoon
Ginger paste : 1 teaspoon
Garlic paste : 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder : 2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder : 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder : 1/2 teaspoon
Tomato puree : 1/4 cup
Salt : to taste
Garam masala : 1 teaspoon
Dry mango powder (amchur) : 1/2 teaspoon
Green chilli, slit : 1
Fresh coriander leaves, chopped : 1 tablespoon


Heat olive oil in a kadai (wok) and add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add ginger paste and garlic paste. Sauté for half a minute. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Sauté for another half a minute. Add cauliflower florets, green peas, half a cup of water and tomato puree. Add salt and mix. Cover and cook for eight to ten minutes, stirring occasionally Add garam masala powder and amchur and mix. Garnish with green chilli and coriander leaves and serve hot.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

How To Make Fish Moilee Recipe | Indian Seafood & Fish Recipes

How To Make Fish Moilee Recipe | Indian Seafood & Fish Recipes

A light and simple yet tasty preparation of fish cooked in coconut milk
Preparation Time : 20 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Servings : 4


Rohu fish : 600 grams
Salt : to taste
Lemon juice : 2 teaspoons
Oil : 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds : 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves : 10
Onions, chopped : 2 medium
Ginger paste : 2 teaspoons
Garlic paste : 2 teaspoons
Green chillies, slit : 3
Turmeric powder : 1 teaspoon
Coconut milk : 1 1/2 cups


Clean, wash and cut fish into one inch slices. Apply a little salt and lemon juice and keep aside for fifteen minutes.Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds. Add onions and cook until soft and translucent. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, slit green chillies, turmeric powder and fish pieces. Cook on high heat for half a minute. Add coconut milk and adjust salt. Cook covered on low heat for about ten minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Chocolate Brownie : White And Dark Chocolate Brownies Recipe Egg Less

Chocolate Brownie : White And Dark Chocolate Brownies Recipe Egg Or EggLess

A chocolate brownie is a flat, baked square or bar introduced in the United States at the end of the nineteenth century and popularized in both the U.S. and Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. The brownie is sliced from a type of dense, rich chocolate cake, which is, in texture, like a cross between a cake and a cookie. Brownies come in a variety of forms. They are either fudgy or cakey, depending on their density, and they may include nuts, frosting, whipped cream, chocolate chips, or other ingredients. A variation that is made with brown sugar and no chocolate is called a blondie.

An eggless version of the classical chocolate brownie.
Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 20 minutes
Servings : 4


Dark chocolate : 100 grams
Refined flour (maida) : 1 1/4 cups
Baking powder : 2 teaspoons
Walnuts, peeled : 1/2 cup
Butter : 130 grams
Castor sugar (caster sugar) : 1 1/4 cup
Vanilla essence : 1 teaspoon
Milk : 3/4 cup
Oil : for greasing


Sift flour and baking powder and keep aside. Chop walnuts. Grease a round microwave dish and line it with butter paper. Combine chocolate and butter in a large microwave bowl and soften, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for one minute. Beat in sugar, vanilla essence and blend well. Add the sifted flour and nuts and mix well. Add milk to correct the consistency of the batter. Pour the mixture into a greased bowl. Place the bowl on an upturned saucer and cook, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for seven minutes. Allow standing time of five minutes. Insert a skewer, if it comes out clean it is done. If not, cook, uncovered, on Microwave MEDIUM (60%) for two more minutes. Place on wire rack to cool. Cut into squares and serve with tea or coffee.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Aam Ki Lassi | Sweet Mango Lassi Recipes

Aam Ki Lassi | Sweet Mango Lassi Recipes
Aam Ki Lassi | Sweet Mango Lassi Recipes

A sweet mango yogurt drink.
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Servings : 4

Mango : 1
Yogurt : 1 cup
Sugar : 1 tablespoon
Green cardamom powder : a pinch
Saffron (kesar) : 2-3 strands

Wash, peel, remove seed from mango and make a puree of its flesh in a mixer. Transfer into a bowl.In the same mixer blend yogurt, sugar and ice cubes for a minute. Add mango puree and blend for half a minute on minimum speed. Garnish with saffron strands and serve chilled.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Apple And Pumpkin Soup Recipe | Masterchef Easy Cooking Soup Recipes

Apple And Pumpkin Soup Recipe
Apple And Pumpkin Soup Recipe | Masterchef Easy Cooking Soup Recipes

The unusual combination of apples and red pumpkin Recipes makes an extremely Delicious soup Dish | Easy Cooking Soup Recipes

Preparation Time : 1 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Servings : 4


Golden apples, cubed : 2
Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu), cubed : 250 grams
Orange juice : 1 cup
Salt : to taste
Bay leaf : 1
Turmeric powder : 1/4 teaspoon
Black peppercorns, crushed : 1/2 teaspoon
Cream : 1/2 cup
Fresh coriander leaves : a few sprigs


Take cubed pumpkin and apples in a panAdd orange juice, salt, bay leaf and cook on high heat. Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer till completely cooked and mashed. Let the mixture cool. Remove the bay leaf and then blend to make a puree. Strain the puree and transfer into a pan. Add two cups of water and turmeric powder, mix well and bring to a boil. Adjust salt and add freshly crushed peppercorns and mix well. Reduce heat and add fresh cream. Serving piping hot garnished with coriander leaves.

Friday, April 1, 2011

How To Make Nachos Recipe | Homemade Nachos

Nachos Recipe
How To Make Nachos Recipe | Homemade Nachos

Corn chips layered with baked beans and cheese and salsa sauce are poured on it.
Preparation Time : 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time : 10-15 minutes
Servings : 4


Tortillas : 16
Baked beans : 1/2 cup
For salsa
Onion , chopped : 1 medium
Tomatoes, chopped : 3 large
Yellow capsicum, chopped : 1/2
Jalapeno, chopped : 1 small
Green chillies, chopped : 2-3
Fresh coriander leaves, chopped : 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice : 1 tablespoon
Salt : to taste
Cheese sauce
Oil : 1 tablespoon
Garlic, crushed : 5-6 cloves
White sauce : 1/2 cup
Milk : 1/4 cup
Mozzarella cheese, grated : 1 cup

Mix ingredients for salsa sauce. Set aside in a bowl. For cheese sauce, heat oil in a pan. Add crushed garlic and sauté. Add white sauce and milk to dilute. Mix well and add grated processed or mozzarella cheese. Stir. Spread the corn chips on a serving plate. Spread a layer of baked beans. Pour cheese sauce and top it with salsa sauce. Serve the remaining salsa sauce separately in a bowl.