Sunday, October 24, 2010

Cantaloupe and dry fruits Smothie

Cantaloupe and dry fruit smoothie...

Cantaloupe/mukmelon   have significant amounts of Vitamins A and C, are a good source of potassium,rich in nutrients.when mixed with dry fruits gives a delicious taste..


Cantaloupe Pieces 3 cups.

Dates  8 to 10

Cashews 10

Badam 5

Ealchi 1

honey 2 spoons

Milk 3 cups.


Blend all of Igredients and Serve chilled.

Sending to Akil's Event   Dish Name start with C

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Coconut and sago kheer

Coconut and sago kheer..Tasty kheer on festival...


Grated Coconut   2 cups

Sago 1 cup

Condensed milk 1/2 cup

Sugar 3 spoons

Milk  4 cups

Chopped dry fruits(badam,dates)

Elachi powder a pinch

Ghee 2 spoons


1.Dry roast Coconut for 2 mins and  boil sago in 1 cup of milk seperately.

2.Add  3 cups of milk to cocnut and let it cook for  10 mins

3.Add boiled sago,sugar and condensed milk,ghee,elachi powder to coconut mixture,let it cook for  10 mins.

4.Garnish kheer with dryfruits and serve hot.

Sending this to Preeti's  Only Festive  event which is started by Pari ONLY Series

Sending this to  Suma's  CFK-Festive foods which is started by Sharmi ((neivedyam) Cooking For Kids

Sending this to ayeesha's  event Celebrtae sweets- Kheer  started by niveditaCelebrate Sweets

Sending this to Akila's  event Dish Name Starts with C

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Orange and Banana smoothie

Refreshing Juice with Oranges and Banana's


Orange juice 2 cups

Banana 1/2

Honey 2 spoons

Milk 1 spoon

Badam Paste 1 spoon


1.Squeeze juice from Oranges or even u can use store brought oranne juice.

2..Blend Milk,Banana,Badam Powder to make it a smooth paste.

3.Add Banana paste,Orange juice and honey.

4.Serve Immediately.

Sending this to

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Chaat with chick Peas

Chaat with chick peas..


 ChickPeas 2 cups(to be boiled in water with pinch of salt)

Tomato 1

Onion `1

Sweet Chutney 1 spoon

Green Chutney 1 spoon

Ginger a inch peice

Hing a pinch

Jeera 1 spoon

Roasted jeera powder 1 spoon

Roasted coriander powder 1 spoon

Green chillies 3

Red chilli powder 1 spoon

Turmeric powder a pinch

Salt to taste

Tamarind paste 1 spoon

Garam masala 1 spoon

Oil 1 1/2 spoon.

For Garnish Corainder leaves,sev(optional),onion,tomato.


1 In a vessel heat oil, add jeera and green chillis and grated ginger and fry for 4-5 seconds.

2.Add the asafoetida, onion and cook until onions become tansperent.

3.Add Jeera powder,Coriander powder,turmeric powder,chillipowder and mix well.

4. Add the tomatoes and cook until soft.

5. Add the boiled chick peas along with a cup of water and cook for 10 mins

6.Add tamarind paste and cook again for 10 more mins

7. when it becomes thick,add garam masala powder  and salt.

8.Take this chat in one plate and add Green Chutney and Sweet chutney

9.Serve with finely chopped Tomato,onion,coriander leaves,Sev and puri.

Sending this to Nithubala's event CWF-LB : Chickpeas

Black Grape Icecream

Got Fresh grapes from a mexican fruit store which we get in india..Black coloured sour grapes with seeds.


Fresh grape Grape juice 2 cups

Cool Whip 4oz

Condesed milk 1 cup

Corn starch 1 spoon

Grape and grape juice for garnish.


1.Blend grapes and get fresh juice.

2.Strain the juice to get rid of seeds.

3.Add condensed milk,corn starch and cool whip and mix well.

4.Keep in freezer for 6 to 8 hours or overnight.

5.Garnish with grape juice and grapes.

 sending to akila's Diash name starts with B

Banana Kesari

Kesari with Flavour of  Banana.


Sooji  1 Cup

Sugar 1/2 cup

Water 3 cups

Banana  1/2(1 if small one)

Elachi 2

Ghee 3 spoons

Dry fruits.

yellow food colour a pinch(optional).


1.Fry sooji with 1 spoon of ghee until it slighly changes colour.

2.Boil water  and add suagar,food colour ,let them mix in the water.

3.After water starts bubbling add  fried sooji slowly.

4.cook for  10 mins on slow flame and stir once in a while.

5.Now add Banana paste,Elachi,Dry fruits.

6.Garnish with Banana and  fried cashews.

Sening this to Akila's event  Dish Name Starts with B

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Bhelpuri with chick peas.

Bhelpuri with chick peas.


Chick Peas 1 cup

Puffed rice(Murmura) 5 cups

Green Chutney 1 1/2 spoons

 Sweet Chutney1 spoon

Garlic 1

Onion 1

Tomato 1

Roasted Peanuts 1/2 cup

Michi powder 1 spoon

Lemon juice 1 spoon


Coriander leaves

Process :

1.Boil Chick Peas in water with pinch of salt.

2.In a bowl, add chick peas,Sweet Chutney,Green Cutney and garlic.

3.Add chopped onion,tomato,Peanuts,chillipowder,salt,lemon juice.

4.Add puffed rice and finally garnish with chopped Coriander leaves.

5.Serve immediately.

Sening this to Akila's event Event starts with B

  Also sending tis to  nithu bala's  event CWF-LB : Chickpeas

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Vermicelli and sabhudana ladoo

Laddo Made with Vermicelli/Semya and Sabhudana/sago.

Vermicelli and sabhudana ladoo


Vermicelli  2 cups

Sabudhana 1 cup

Sugar  Powder 1/2 cup(Varies  according to taste)

Ghee 1/2 cup

Dry fruits

Elachi Powder a pinch.


1.Dry roast vermicelli and Sabudhana until they change the colour(Preferably light brown) and grind  it as fine powder

2.Add powdered sugar , ghee,dry fruits,Elachi powder.

3.Make them into Ladoo.

Sending this to  Nithu's  Celebrate Sweets - Ladoo  Event.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Chutneys for chaat

Sweet chutney and Green chutney..Basic things for Preparing Chaat recipes like Pani puri,Dahi  puri,Masala puri,Chaat and others.

Sweet Chutney Ingredients..

Dates 24(cut into small Pieces)

Grated jagerry 1 1/2 cups

Tamarind (adjust) 1 cup

Chilli powder  1 spoon

Saunf powder  1 spoon

Roasted cumin powder 1 spoon

Water 2 cups.


Chat masala 1 spoon


1.In a vessel, add the tamarind along with the water and bring to a boil until it becomes thick paste.

2. Once cool, grind this tamarind mixture along with dates to a fine paste, .

3.Strain pour this tamarind-date paste back vessel,cook for 10 mins on medium flme

4.Add the grated jaggery and allow it to melt with the tamarind date mix.

5.Continue to cook till it becomes little thick, approx 20 mins on medium flame..

6.Add chilli pwd, cumin pwd, saunf pwd,chat masala and salt .

7.Turn off heat and allow it to cool.

Green Chutney Ingredients:

Coriander leaves 3 cups

Pudina/mint leaves 1 and half cup

Green chillies 3

Lemon juice 2 spoons

Water 3 spoons

Sugar 2 spoons

Salt a pinch

Roasted cumin power a pinch


1. Grind the mint leaves, coriander leaves, salt, sugar, lemon juice ,water and green chillis .

2.Add Pinch of roasted cumin powder.

3.Use in Chaat, Pani puri,Dahi puri,Bhel puri and other chaat items.