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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Holiday Love- Eggless Chocolate Cake

Holiday Love Chocolate cake 

We are making a chocolate cake which is a delicacy and the desert for holiday season. This time of year is Christmas and New year holiday time and cakes and cookies time. This season I made this very simple and effortless yet tasty egg less chocolate cake to enjoy holidays with family because you can not enjoy holiday without holiday dessert.


For Cake
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 100 gm (1 cup) All purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp soda-bi-crab
  • 1 tsp baking powder

For Cream Icing
  • 300 gm cream
  • Half cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla essence


For Cake
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • Sift all purpose flour, cocoa , baking soda and baking powder and keep aside
  • Beat sugar, condensed milk till fluffy. Add oil and beat well then add milk and vanilla essence
  • Add this mix to the all purpose flour and cocoa mix. Beat it till the mixture is smooth and light
  • Take a round baking pan/dish of 6-7 inch diameter, grease it with oil
  • Pour the cake batter in it and bake for 35-40 minutes
  • Let it cool. Transfer to a serving platter 

For Cream Icing
  • Beat cream till slightly thick
  • Add icing sugar and vanilla essence and beat till soft paste form
  • cover the cake with this cream icing and decorate with some crushed chocolate
  • Your cake is now ready to be served

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Recipe- Kaju Curry

Kaju Curry (Cashew nuts with gravy)

Want to try a different delicacy for guests coming at your home? Think Kaju Curry, loaded with protein and very tasty curry. You must have had it in restaurants but it is easy to cook at home too. This will be a good food idea for festivals as well. I am describing here its recipe with home available ingredients, try it at home and share your experience.


  •     1 cup Cashew Nuts
  •     1 Onion (Grinded/Puree)
  •     1 Large Tomato (Grinded/Puree)
  •     1 tsp. Ginger-Garlic Paste
  •     1 tsp. Garam Masala Powder
  •     1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  •     ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  •     1 cup milk
  •     Coriander Leaves for Garnishing
  •     Oil for frying
  •     Salt to taste
  •     2 tbsp poppy seeds/khus khus
  •     ¼ cup cashew
  •     2 tbsp melon seeds


  • Take cashew nuts, poppy seeds and melon seeds and soak them in water for few hours so they will become soft
  • Now grind them to make a paste
  • Take a pan and heat oil ,add mustard seeds, cumin seeds , ginger garlic paste let them fry and then add grind-ed onion and let cook for few minutes
  • Add the tomato puree, salt and all the spices and continue to fry in medium flame for few minutes till oil
  • separates from the corners
  • Now add the paste we made with cashew, poppy seed and melon seeds and add 1 cup of milk to it
  • Let it cook for few minutes and then add the fried cashews to it
  • Turn flame low and let cook for 5 min and garnish
  • Kaju Currey is ready to be served now with nan, chapati.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Recipe- Bread Dhokla

Recipe- Bread Dhokla

Sandwiches is one widely used option which everyone uses in daily food as a quick alternative to anything. But there are many other items which you can make with bread. I am describing one such tasty and light recipe which you will like for sure. Bread Dhokla is a quick and easy snack recipe which everyone will love.



  • 8-10 slices of bread
  • 1 cup thick yoghurt (Curd/dahi)
  • A pinch of turmeric and red chili powder
  • Chopped green chilies
  • Mustard seeds
  • Cumin seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste


  • Take a bowl and mix the curd with pinch of salt and red chili powder, turmeric powder and cumin seeds
  • Apply this mixture to one slice of bread and then cover it with other slice to make a sandwich
  • Make some more like that
  • Cut the edges of bread slices and cut them to quarters
  • Heat the oil, and then add mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies in a frying pan
  • Now add the sandwiches and fry on both sides till golden brown
  • Serve hot with tomato sauce

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Recipe- Gulabjamun

If you are an Indian- you sure know what a delight Gulabjamun is! It is one of the most loved sweet and an integral part of Indian festivity. Home made Gulabjamun is a nice treat for any occasion.
It is a sweet consisting of a ball of deep-fried  milk-solids dumplings soaked in a rose scented sugar syrup.
Whether you serve them as a dessert at parties or simply want to indulge yourself, this traditional Indian sweet is the one for you and it will never disappoint your taste buds!


For Sugar Syrup 

  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1cup Water
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder 
  • 1 tsp Rose Water

For Dough


  • 1cup Khoya ( dried milk)
  • ¼ cup Wheat Flour
  • ¼ tsp Baking soda
  • Raisins
  • Almonds for garnishing
  • Ghee (clarified butter)for Frying


  • Take a pan and add sugar and water to it heat it on medium flame
  • Let it gently bring to a boil and continue to stir occasionally add cardamom powder and rose water turn off the flame and Let the sugar syrup thicken slightly
  • Take khoya in a mixing bowl, Mix in the flour and baking soda and knead into firm dough, keep aside for 5-10 mins
  • Make equal sized balls and put 1-2 raisins in side it and roll between slightly greased palms till smooth
  • Now heat ghee in a pan and deep fry the balls in low flame till they turn brown evenly
  • Add all gulabjamun to the already prepared sugar syrup and let them soak in the syrup for 1-2 hour
  • Garnish them with chopped almonds
  • Now Gulabjamuns are ready to be served

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Recipe- Chili Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Chili Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Looking for some quick, easy and something out of 'daily routine' recipe? Tasty Chilli Paneer is one option! Chilli paneer is Indian Chinese cuisine and a delicious starter loved by everyone; one of favorite options when you dine out and interestingly it is very easy. I tried hands on it at home and this is a tasty surprise!  It can be served with rice or noodles. Great for paneer lovers.



To Marinade

  • Cubed Paneer (Cottage Cheese) - 200 gm
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste 1 Tbsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Black pepper ½ tsp

For Batter and Frying Paneer

  • Corn Starch ¼ cup
  • All-purpose flour ½ cup
  • Oil 2 tsp.
  • Salt  per taste
  • Oil to deep fry paneer

To Make Sauce

  • Green chili Chopped 1
  • Chopped Ginger 1 tsp.
  • Chopped Garlic 1 tsp.
  • Green Capsicum Chopped - 1
  • Onion Chopped - 1
  • Corn Starch 1/2 tsp.
  • Soya sauce -1-2 tsp.
  • Chili sauce 1-2 tsp.
  • Tomato sauce- 1-2 tsp.
  • Vinegar 1 tsp.
  • Black Pepper powder 1-2 tsp.
  • Salt as per taste


  • Marinade paneer with ginger- garlic paste, salt and black pepper and keep in refrigerator for 1 hour
  • To make batter mix the corn flour and all-purpose flour, oil, salt and mix it very well with your hand and then add water and mix thoroughly, it should be thick enough to coat paneer
  • Now heat oil in a pan and dip paneer in batter and fry till golden brown keep them aside
  • To make sauce add oil in a pan in high flame and add chopped ginger, garlic and green chilies and let them fry
  • Add chopped capsicum and onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes
  • Now to make sauce thickener take ¼ cup water and mix ½ tsp. corn flour and mix it well, add this to sauce.
  • Now add tomato sauce, soy sauce, chili sauce, vinegar, salt, black pepper and let them cook
  • Add the fried paneer cubes and coat it in the sauces and cook it for 4-5 minutes
  • Serve it hot!

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