Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Bhakarwadi

                                                                       Bhakarwadi                              



Ingredients :
For the outer layer:
1/2cup of all purpose flour.
1/4 cup of chickpea flour.
salt to taste.
one pinch of backing soda .
2tbsp of refined oil.

For the filling:
1tbsp of dessicated coconut/fresh grated coconut.
1tbsp of poppy seeds.
1tbsp of sesame seed.
1tbsp of sugar.
1tsp of whole coriander/powder.
1tsp of fennel seed.
1/2 tsp of red chilli powder.
1/2 tsp of cumin powder.
1/2 tsp of dried ginger powder.
one pinch of asafoetida (hing).
1/4tsp of clove powder.
1/4tsp of cinnamon powder.
salt to taste.

Method:

1. Combine all the ingredients of outer layer and make a hard dough with a few tbsp of water. Work the dough for a couple of minutes and leave for 20 mins.
2. Grind all the spices in a grinder and then with the masala mix one tbsp of oil.
3. Separate the dough into 2 pieces and roll them like a thin roti [round in shape].
4.Brush some water/lemon juice on the roti/flate bread and spread a thin layer of masala.
5. Brush some extra water  around the edges and roll it and cut into small similar portions.
6. Heat 2 cups of refined oil and fry them on medium heat until they become golden brown in color.
7.Take them out of the oil and drain excess oil. Cool them completely and sprinkle some chaat masala [optional] before serving. Enjoy with tea.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Instant Rasmalai

                                                                   Instant rasmalai in 30 mins

Ingredients:
For 2 cheese balls:
2cups of whole milk.
2tbsp of lemon juice.
2cups of cold water.

For malai:
1/2 cup of whole milk [2% fat]
1/2 cup of sweetened condensed milk.
1/2tsp of black cardamom powder.
1-2tbsp of ground almond [optional].
 One pinch of saffron.

Method: 
1. Boil 2cups of milk and add lemon juice, stir continuously, when the fat separates from the whey water and 2cups of cold water.
2. Stain the whey water with a stainer and cheese cloth/disposable kitchen towel.
3. Drain the excess water by squeezing the cheese cloth and  message the cheese/paneer for five mins.
4. Divide the cheese into 2 portions, give them round flat shape.
5, Now boil 2cups of water with 1 cup of sugar and add the cheese boll in the syrup, boil them for 5 mins on  medium high heat.
6.Let them cool.
7.For malai, in non stick pan boil the condensed milk and whole milk for about 2mins.Turn off the heat and add ground almond and saffron .
8. In a serving plate add squeezed cheese ball and pour the malai on top. Serve chilled.


Sunday, June 3, 2012

healthy coconut cookie

                                                            healthy coconut cookie


                                                       healthy coconut cookie
Ingredients:
for 14-15 cookies:

One cup of whole wheat flour.
One cup of sugar alternative/sugar powder.
One cup of unsweetened desiccated coconut.
One tsp baking soda.
3/4 cup skimmed  of milk or as needed.
1tb of margarine/ butter [cold].

Method:

1. Mix all the dry ingredients well.
2.  Add milk and make a sticky-soft dough .
3. Place the cookie dough in baking tray, [leave one inch of gap between two cookies] and bake them in  pre heated oven [180C]for 10 mins.
4. After 10 mins turn around each cookie and again bake them for another 10 mins.
5. Cool them on a wire rack and serve with tea/coffee or milk shake.



Saturday, June 2, 2012

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Friday, June 1, 2012

mixed berry smoothie










                                                                mixed berry smoothie

Ingredients:
for one glass of smoothie :

1/2 cup of mixed berry.
1/2 cup of water.
2tbsp of flaxseed powder[ optional]
1 tbsp of lime/lemon juice.
1tsp of sugar.
2tbsp of  yogurt .

Method:

1. Pour all the ingredients in a blender .
2. And mix well until it become smooth, serve immediately.


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