Tuesday, May 31, 2011


This is taken from "Kirthi's kitchen"No need to say about this blog.I see she is posting daily one new recipe and i have tried many of her recipes.
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Quaker oats:11/2 cups
Maida          :1/2 cup
Raisins         :1/4 cup
Soda            :1/2 tsp
Sugar          :1/4 cup
Oil               1/2 cup(Iused oil instead of butter)
Milk            :2tsp

Mix maida and soda together well in a bowl.
Cream the oil and sugar well in another bowl.
Add the raisins,oats,maida mixture and whisk it well.
The dough was very dry.So added 2tsp of milk to make it a solid dough.
The dough is arranged in a baking tray
This is baked in microwave oven in the conventional mode around 240degrees
Bake it till the corners are browned and crispy.
My oven took about 25 minutes to bake.

Lovely crispy and healthy cookies were ready

Friday, May 27, 2011


Ragi flour:1cup
Boiling water:Nearly 2cups
Salt-to taste

Fry the ragi flour till it gives a nice aroma in a slow flame.
Add salt to it
Add the boiling water till it becomes a solid dough.
Leave it for 2 minutes and then knead it to a smooth dough.
Squeeze it through a omapodi or idiyappam press.
Stem it till it is done.
Serve it with stew or chutney orany sambhar.
Lovely healthy idiyappam is ready.
This can be eaten by all age groups.For children it can be dressed with some grated coconut etc.
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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Carrot-Almond kheer

Almonds -1/2cup
Sunflower seeds for garnishing.
Cardamom 1/2 tsp
Ghee-1/2 tsp

Take one cup of milk,add the sliced carrots and the almonds in a pressure cooker.
Allow just two whistles and turn it off.
After cooling the mixture grind it smoothly in a blender.
Add the remaining milk,sugar and simmer it for 5 minutes.
Frythe sunflower seeds in ghee,add the cardamom to the mixture
Refrigerate it.
Wonderful cool  kheer is ready!!!!!
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The above blog is wonderful and the recipes are quite easy and yummy!!!!
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Friday, May 20, 2011


Toor dal-1/2 cup
Bottle gourd(cut into pieces)-1cup
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste
To Grind:
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Mustard seeds:-1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp

Pressure cook the toor dal well in to a smooth paste.Take a kadai ,add the oil.to it add the mustard and urad dal.Let it splutter.Add the bottle gourd pieces,turmeric,salt,asafoetida and let it cook till it is soft.Grind the coconut,cumin and the redchillies.Add this to the mixture,add the cooked toordal Now garnish it with the curry leaves.Hot poricha koyambu is ready.It tastes well with rice or chappaties.
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Saturday, May 14, 2011


Spinach-1cup(Washed and cut)
Paneer   1/2 cup
Coriander powder-1tsp
Chilly powder-1tsp
Garam masalapowder-1tsp
Chat masala-1/2 tsp
Ginger paste -1tsp
Onion-1/2 cup(Chopped finely)
Tomatoes -2
Salt to taste
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Coriander for garnishing.



First slice the paneer in to small pieces , add the chat masala and leave it for 10 minutes.In the mean time add the butter in a frying pan , add the cumin seeds .Fry the onions till it is slightly brown in colour.Take the paneer in a microwave oven proof dish .Leave it in the microwave in high for5 minutes with stirring in between.Having the onions turned brown add the chilly powder,garam masala,and the coriander powder and fry for two minutes.Put the tomatoes in a blender and make a puree of it.Now add the tomato puree and fry till the water evaporates completly.Add the spinach and let it boil for 10 minutes till it is soft and done.Add the paneer pieces and simmer it for 2 minutes.Add the coriander and serve it with naan or rice.
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011


This entry goes to Breakfast club #13 and anyone can cook series 24
Wheat flour-1cup
Oat flour-1cup(Powder the oats in a blender)
Sugar     -1/2 cup
Baking soda-1tsp
Raisins    1/2 cup
Almonds 1/4cup
Curd-      2tbsp
Milk      3/4cup
oil        3tbsp
Orange juice 1tsp
Salt    1/4 tsp

Mix the wheat flour,oat flour,baking soda and salt well.Now take another bowl and mix the curd,milk,oil,sugar,orange juice well.Mix both the mixture very slowly and add the raisins and coarsely powdered almonds.Pour it in a baking tray and bake it for 20 minutes (250degrees) in convection mode.Healthy,yummy muffins are  ready!!!

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Monday, May 9, 2011

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Papaya pulp-1/2 cup
Mango pulp-1/2cup
Seedless grapes(few)
Milk         -2cups
Rose milk essence-5drops
Sugar        1/4 cup

Take the papaya pulp,mango pulp and the grapes Blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste with some milk.Add the sugar and the remaining milk and churn it well.Add the rose milk pink essence.To garnish powder the almonds coarsely and refrigerate it.The milk shake is very attractive because of the pink colour and excellent taste.It is a very tasty drink for summer ..
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This post also goes to Kid's delight hosted by Srivalli As we know it is Summer season in many places inIndia and the kids are enjoying their holidays,it is very wise to give them something colourful and tastydrink which provides them with many nutrients.
This entry also goes to Summer coolers hosted by Dil se .
This entry also goes to SUKHAM COOLERS.As every one knows papaya is very good for health as it provides many vitamins to the body.Almonds are good when we use them daily a few since it rpovides as an anti oxidant.This is good for all age people even the diabetist and the heart problem peopleMilk is rich in calcium which si good for the bones.Sweet grapes are a watery one which is very cool to the body.Thus on the whole this cooler is very much suitable for all.
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Friday, May 6, 2011



Moong dhall-(green one)-1 cup
Rice                               -!tbsp
Green chillies                  -2
Cumin seeds                   -1tsp
Coriander leaves few
Salt to taste
Ginger asmall piece

Soak the dhall and rice for 3 to 4 hrs.Grind this to a coarse batter While grinding add the green chillies.ginger,salt and the coriander leaves.Now add the cumin seeds.and make the batter not very thin slightly thick..Now pour it on a tawa and smear some oil.Moong dhall crispy dosa is ready.

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