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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Chocolate cake Eggless Version/Rich Choco Cake

Thank Gayathri Kumar to give this opportunity & conducting an wonderful event & a group on "Egg less Baking"..It's my first post for Baking-Eggless group. this month we got the Challenge of "Hershey's Perfect Chocolate Cake" I don't have hershey's product so i used Jamesons Cocoa syrup... That'w my choco cake is mild in color.. but taste was good....Had a tough time to bake this eggless version... 3-4 times took the trial and finally fix the ratio and Substitution for egg.. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Fish Curry

Fish Curry, one of the favorite for seafood lovers.. here this is my in-laws preparation, i used to add drumstick and mango this time.. Taste was awesome..  this time i had a good time with my in-laws...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Chicken curry(Gujarati Method)/ Marghanu Shaak

It's my 100th post don't know how i reached the Mile stone(100th post)...Thank Every viewers.

Now coming to Gujarati Chicken curry... very easy version of chicken........ very tasty too... i used my fresh homemade G G Masala. I Amazed with the result.. "Marghanu Shaak" it's Gujarati name.. this curry goes well with Roti/Dosa/Rice... 

I Did in pressure cooker. you can try this in kadai by this steps..also you can add Coconut and cashew paste along with this..I'll update that curry soon.. this taste's good..

Monday, February 25, 2013

Curry Masala / Biriyani Masala / Home made Graham Masala

Almost Every one's Pantry will give a space for this masala mostly they are readymade, This is my mother-in-laws recipe...& is Exclusive to our family.. Once you use fresh, Hand-Ground Graham masala, You will never want to use the store-bought ones again... this masala is used in mutton, chicken, Egg, biryani, in some vegetarian curries also... i use this fresh masala to my dhal also... Fresh aromatic masala Change your curries... here i used to make this in 10 gms quantity, you can increase the quantity by your choice... this 10gms pack Cost me around 150 rs.....

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Fresh Masala(Ginger & Garlic Paste/G G Paste) Gujarati Masala

This Fresh masala helps you in the kitchen in your peek times.. it's an Gujarati Masala got this from a book  written by bhanu hajratwala... Now it's my helper in Non veg curries, potato curries, egg curry instead of Ginger and Garlic Paste (G G paste) im using this masala.. After using this Fresh masala im  not interested to search G G paste in Grocery Racks...  Fresh Masala gives your recipe Fresh taste..

Garlic- 100gms
Ginger- 250 gms
Green chillie- 100 gms
Lime juice- 1/4 cp
Oil- 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp

Here is the Ingredients

Grind the Ginger in the blender

Add in garlic and grind

Lime Juice

Add in lime juice and green chillie

Add in Turmeric powder and oil blend well

Store in a container 

Fresh masala Ready to refrigerate

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Turkey berry dhal curry/Sundaikkai Sambar

Turkey berry from this name don't feel bad it's an familiar vegetable for south indians.... sundaikkai it's English name Turkey berry....Turkey berry is good medicinal plant..Turkey Berry plant grows in our house garden and also in hilly areas. The Turkey Berry that grows in hilly areas has a more bitter taste than that of the berries that are grown in our house garden.We can use consume the fresh Turkey Berries plucked from the plant and also we can consume it in the dried form. It is better to have the fresh Turkey Berry than the dried one. It has the potential to kill the germs and also acts as a medicine for cold, and also helps in problems related to the chest and stomach. And people who have diarrhea, stomach ache, piles, tuberculosis should use Turkey berry as a part of their food. And taking Turkey Berry regularly will help in strengthening the nerves. 

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tomato Chutney

Tomato chutney all time comfort side dish for idli/ Dosa.... Instant to do... very good side dish for travel and picnic times.. very easy to prepare...

Monday, February 18, 2013

Fish Curry(Yummy Tangy Spicy Dish/Fried coconut fish curry)

Fish curry(yummy Tangy Spicy dish/ Fried Coconut fish curry)it's an kerala recipe, this taste yummy..  i learned this from my mom.. little tough to try this but once u tried in this way means you'll not feel toughest part... That much yummy curry.... carefully see the method i've given a clear Explanation... Hope you all enjoy....

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Mexican Pizza - Tortilla Pizza

Pizza No one will say no to this flying dish.... as this was an familiar name "Pizza" Now You can do this in your home.... no need of pizza base, no need of ketchup, all the things are handy in your pantry... I did this in oven ... no worries same can be done in tawa... (In medium flame) with a proper lid... only thing You need search is mozilla cheese... this can be get in any super markets and stores... it cost 75 INR... You can make cubes of it use for 6 months... Kids will enjoy to have make pizza at home...  now all your pizza dream going to true... in your home... 

Refried Red Bean

Usually i don't like Rajma.. because of it's non spicy taste.... this time Red beans have blend with butter, Oregano, chilli flake... that was so yummy... you'll be hungry when these spices get blend at that time itself.. that much lovely recipe this one,I force my self to try this recipe for "Mexican Cusines" but i started Loving this Red Bean "It's Valentines Day nah"  This Rajma was Sitting quite in the corner of my pantry more than 6 months... I told you in the first line i hate it's taste, from today this is one of favorite pulse....

Rajma- 1 cup
Onion- 1/2 cup (Chopped)
Garlic- 8 pods
Butter- 3 tsp
Oregano- 1 tsp
Chillie Flake- 1 tsp
Jeera- 1 tsp

Soak the Rajma/Red Bean/Kidney bean for 8 hours

Pressure cook it for 2-3 whistles with some salt & 3-4 pods of garlic, and blend the Beans in mixer

Now here is the Ingredients

Heat the pan with butter

Saute the onion for few mins

Add in crushed garlic and jeera


Now put the Oregano and chillie flakes

Fry for few mins You'll start love the smell

Now add in the mashed Bean and Add the bean water... make it dry

"Buttery Refried Red Bean"

Sending to "Mexican Cusines"

Salsa & Tortilla Chips

Again It's an simple Delicious mexican dish Good for tea time.... Salsa That's easy flavored dip.... the previous post Tortilla is reborn here... this dish was going to "Mexican Cusines" Very simple dish all beginners can try.. who ever want to change the taste of Indiian Cusines can try this.... Simple A Roti made of madi(All Purpose Flour) can be baked or deep roasted to form Tortilla chips... Salsa  Lemon flavored raw dip..

Wednesday, February 13, 2013


 Tortilla, a simple mexican bread... My food treasure hosting an event "Flavours of Cusines" from this for february month we got the "Mexican Cusines" title i really thank julie to hosting this event... i had a chance to try mexican dishes... here this tortilla is base for many other recipes i got this source from Yummy Tummy Aarathi... simple delicious nonveg lovers can go with any type of non veg gravies, and veg lovers can have this tomato curry, kurumas .....

Steamed Chocolate cake/ Bake Without Oven/ No Bake/Easy Cake

 You don't have oven????????? Still you love to bake.. no worries take your Idli steamer.... it'll happen... yes few of my viewers asked me about this concept.... then i got the source from Edilble Garden.... tomorrow is the valentines day so Hurley i tried this out and posting here...In India most of house they don't have the Microwave and all.... No worries about that...

Idli Podi

 Idli-Podi it's my mother-in -laws version... my mom, mother-in-law will do idli podi, and other spice masala in home preparation though in their busy schedule.. they'll do for us( Me and my sister- in- law), Now i got the Perfect recipe for idli podi and it comes full flavorful version... Spicy Masala powder.. Goes well with the Idli/Dosa by mixing this Podi in oil....

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Moong dhal Kitchari

Moong Dhal Kitcahri is an comfort food at any time... even after from a sick bed this one is the best as it's an light food... spices flavored with Dhal and rice that was severing with a spoon of ghee over the hot Kitchari.... That was an Yummy Taste with in this combination.... It's an Gujarati Dish... Lets Move on to the Kitchai...

Monday, February 11, 2013

Chocolate Cake

Im Beginner in Baking..To improve my hand in Baking i joined Baking Eggless Group By Gayathri's Cook spot  This month "February 2013" We Got the Topic "Hershey's Perfect Chocolate Cake"... It's my first attempt in Chocolate I tired this with Egg.. Eggless version will be Posted soon.. Also I didn't used Hershey's product here... I used Jameson's Product... Coming to the recipe... 

Gosht Biryani

Hubby's Fav dish.."Mutton Biryani" After tasting this he was telling "it's the best biryani in your preparation" ushhhhhhhhhh......Seriously never thought i'll cook mutton after marriage but that happens My sweet heart's favorite one is mutton... specially mutton biryani....

You know 1 thing before start to cut mutton i'll put on gloves/ cover my hands with some thing that much i hate mutton and mutton smell.. He'll buy a kg never gone less than this quantity... i'll blink what to do with this??? (In our starting days) then i'll call up my mom, mother-in law, my aunty... i'll go clarify my Recipe books, browse in google... huuuuuh now finally i got my style of making the mutton in delicious....

 Last week My brother Courier'd 1 book... full of non-veg recipes, It's Non Vegetarian Delights by Sandhya Kumar... That Rise me up in Non-veg cooking... yes i tried this Ghost Biriyani in last week end... That gives me an amazing result... never ever i imagined.... Already i've Posted Mutton Biriyani this Gosht biriyani Taste like anything...

I've made some twist in this Recipe... Ghost biriyani In my recipe book was, need to prepare the Rice and Gravy separately and mix by forming layers... Here I skipped this step and did in full pressure cooker method... but nothing went wrong it was a perfect version of mine....

Friday, February 8, 2013

Egg-Pepper Roast

It's an simple Roast... if u taste once often u'll try to do this.... main thing is boiling and removing the shells... Boil the eggs for 20 mins in medium flame... allow it to cool down then start breaking the shell's.. Note the egg are in room temperature..........

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Small Shrimp Roast

Small shrimp... one of my favorite seasonal sea food... i missed this so much....small shrimp all you know it small prawns...  here i got some dried small shrimp..... I prepared this recipe with coconut flavor .... No curry or side dish is need to have this with white rice.... you can prepare this with fresh small shrimp with the same prepartion..

My first Blog Awards

Blog Awards are a great way to appreciate, encourage and discover new blogs.  I have been chosen by Berina RGA and it's very special to me as it's the first time I have received a Blog Award... Thank You Berina... Please visit her blog moxiecraftie

This award comes with a set of rules, which are:
  • Thank the person who gave you the award
  •  put a link of her/his blog in your blog
  •  put in your blog the logo of the award
  •  give the award to 7 blogs with less than 50 members
  •  put links to blogs you have selected
  •  inform these people that they received the award
  •  write 7 thing (facts) about yourself

Im passing this award to the following bloggers..
  1.  Yamuna    -
  2. Meetu       -
  3. Varsha     -
  4. Rangavali   -
  5.  Shruti       -
  6. Minakshi   -
  7. Manu's      -
7 things about me(Fact...........)
  1. By professional im a Software Engineer
  2. Kitchen is my play area
  3. Im interested in crafting, proudly i can say i'll do doll making & flower making
  4. Crocheting is our traditional craft.. i learned from my grand ma
  5. Im interested in Photography also..(Beginner
  6. I Love to learn something new and innovative
  7. I enjoy baking in my kitchen

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Palak Masiyal

Palak Masiyal.. Very good recipe for your little one..can be taken as a soup in hot days... please do not in cold days... Today i got a fresh bunch of palak from near by village... i fall in love with those fresh leaves.... the recipe come out well... Can be serverd with hot rice and ghee....

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Mexican Fried Rice

Mexican cuisines are for spicy & flavorful versions ... Here i tried this Mexican fried rice by using sweet corn, Capsicum, garlic,Onion, Green peas, Carrots... Easy dish for lunch box..... Tastes like heaven... I tried this recipe for Mexican Cuisines..., hosted by My Food Treasures.... it's my first time trying some thing different in Mexican Cuisines .... here comes the recipe..." Mexican Fried Rice"


Puttu is a traditional breakfast for keralit's... Puttu and kadala curry is their best combination  kadala curry seems to black channa curry... Puttu, Boiled grenn gram & Papada is another best combination.. here we Love to have puttu as sweet dish so Puttu sugar and banana... is our favorite combo...

Monday, February 4, 2013

Tangy- Fish Curry

Tangy- Fish curry... this curry was my mom's preparation.... No Need to grind anything, Easiest way to make a spicy curry.... If u feel this curry was too spicy you can add some coconut milk/ coconut milk cubes(Click here for recipe...) 

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Egg Roast

I Love shopping through Flipkart... Great offers.. No need to wait in parking queue.... No need to confuse in brands, Product range...No need to worry about waiting in the bill counter.... specially No need of tension in checking the things again again....:) Just in one click.... you will get What ever You want....I Bought my Hand mixer through Flipkart.... Worth purchasing......

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Marble Cake

I Love this cake... my brother will buy from Swiss bakery "Nagercoil".... before i start to bake i thought it's a difficult one and most of the i may wonder about the design.... Finally my dream cake came to true in my hand in my  microwave... LOL... That a easy cake it was... Same as Sponge Cake..
2 more additional steps in this....... mix the coco powder in some batter and drop the mix to the vanilla batter, swirl the cocoa batter into the Vanilla batter to incorporate it in a marble effect. Here we go with the Recipe.....

Friday, February 1, 2013

Tomato Soup

 Tomato soup is a healthy and popular drink prepared by using fresh tomatoes. Soups are a real bounty recipe for home chef’s. Nowadays sou...