Friday, March 14, 2014

Cheese Cake

Cheese... as the namse sounds so does it leave a happy viber to the mind..  

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Paneer Tikka Masala

Here goes the gravy side of the dry paneer tikkas...

Ingredients Reqd:

Paneer - 200gm
Onion - 2
Tomato - 2
Green chillie - 2
Kasthuri methi - 1/4 sp
Cashewnut paste - 1/4 cup
Fresh Cream - 1/4 cup
Ginger Garlic paste - 3sp
Red chilli powder - 2sp
Coreander powder -1sp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 sp
Curd - 1cup
Mustard oil - 2p
Coreander leaves- Handful


Dice the onions and tomatoes into big cubes.
Marinate them in a cup curd along with 1sp chilli powder, salt, and mustard oil.
Add the panner pieces also.
This mustard oil gives smoky fragrance to the dish as in restaurants.


Allow them to settle for minimum half hr in the refrigirator.
In a pan, saute the butter and add in finely chopped onions.
Add required salt, after 2mins add in the chopped ginger and garlic.
Again after 2mins, add in the finely chopped tomatoes.
Let them cook until the tomatoes turns nice into moistured portion.

Meanwhile in a pan or a tawa add 2sp butter and toast the marinated paneer stuff.

Now add chilli powder, coreander powder, kasthuri methi, cashew paste in the mushy tomato mixture.
Let them cook for 5 mins until the raw smell of the cashew paste gets tuned off.
Next add in the toasted paneer stuff, the cream and allow to cook for 2 - 3mins.
Last add little garam masala coreander leaves and switch off the flame.
Smoky Paneer tikka masla ready and goes well with chapathis, rotis, kulchas..

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Godhumai Halwa

Once my mom brought Godhumai Halwa ( Wheat Halwa) from shop and the moment i tasted them i loved it.
Since then wanted to try the same at home...
And here goes...


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Vegetable Pasta

Another quick and yummy snack voted by all kidoos out there...

Ingredients Reqd:

Pasta - 1 cup
Vegetables - half cup ( carrot beans capsicum tomato)
Butter - 2 sp
Cheese - a slice
Pepper - 1sp
Chat masala - 1/4 sp

Monday, March 3, 2014

Coconut Milk Rice

This rice, popularly named as 'Thaengapal sadham' in TN, is the most favourite food
for me especially when prepared by my mom.

Ingredients Reqd:

1 cup Basmati Rice
1 cup water
Bay Leaf - 1
Cardamom - 2
Cinnamon stick - 1
cloves -2
green chillies - 4
green peas - a cup

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Onion Pakoras

A quick snack on a rainy evening.

Ingredients Reqd:

Besan Flour - half cup                                                  

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Dal Tadka

Dal fry is my personal favourite either for the Juicy Jeera rice or White rice.
Today a twist from the usual and diverting towards a little extended version- Dal Tadka

Ingredients Reqd:

Moong Dal - half cup
Chic Pea Dal - quarter cup