Thursday, March 22, 2018

Ramnad Paal Sharbat | Summer Special

This sharbhat is famous in Ramnad district.Badam pisin & Nannari Syrup is important to make this sharbat
Ingredients :
Milk -3 cups
Nannari syrup -1/2 cup
Badam Pisin -2 Tbspn
Ice Cubes - Optional
Method :
* Soak the badam pisin in water for 8 hrs /overnight.Next morning it will be doubled in size. Drained the water well .

*Boil the milk and let it be cool down completely.

*In a Serving glass,first add the soaked badam pisin,followed by nannari syrup and Cooled milk.

*If you wish add ice cubes while serving !!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Avacoda Icecream Stuffed Orange | Summer Special

Ice cream is one of the popular street food,I have given a fruity twist to the regular kulfi. Here is avocado ice cream in orange shells.
Ingredients :
Oranges -4
Sugar coated fennel seeds OR Tutti frutti - Few For garnishing
For Avacoda Ice cream :
Avacoda - 1 (halved & Pitted)
Salt - a pinch
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Condensed milk - 1 can
Cold heavy Cream - 1 cup
Method :
*In a blender puree the avocado, salt, lemon juice and condensed milk.

*In a bowl whip the heavy cream until firm peaks form.With a spatula fold the half of the whipped cream to the avocado puree until combined.

*Then fold the mixture to the remaining half of the whipped cream until well combined.

*Transfer the mixture into a loaf pan and place it in the freezer for 4 hrs or overnight.

*Once the ice cream is ready, cut off the top of the oranges ,remove the pulp with a sharp knife or spoon without cutting the peel.

*Fill with avocado ice cream in orange bowl and freeze it for 4 hrs or until firm .

*Top withTutti frutti OR sugar coated fennel seeds while serving !!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Eggless Onion Rings (Indian Style)

Am big fan of onion rings at burger kings.Its very crispy and tasty snacks.But they have add egg but i tried with eggless and with touch of indian style ,came out super good .

Ingredients :

Yellow / White Onion - 2 (big)
Buttermilk -1 cup
Grated Garlic -1 tsp
Salt -To taste
Maida -2 cups
Pepper Powder -1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Ginger Powder - 1/2 tsp
Bread Crumps 1 cup
Oil- For Fry

Method :

*Slice onion into 1 inch thick ,seperate the rings.In a bowl add buttermilk,salt,1/2 tsp grated garlic.mix and put the onion rings in the buttermilk.Let it soak for 1 hour.

*In a seperate plate put the 1 cup maida,keep it aside.In a bowl add the remaining 1 cup maida,salt,pepper powder,red chilli powder,Ginger powder,1/2 tsp grated garlic.Mix with well.

*Add required water .The batter should be neither too thick nor too thin.In another plate put the bread crumbs.After 1 hour take out the rings from buttermilk.

*Heat oil in kadai,Take the ring dust with the maida and dip into maida batter and then coat with bread crumbs.Once the oil is meadium heat ,fry the rings until golden.

*Drain in Paper Towel,Serve with Ketchup !!

My Notes :

**Yellow / White onion is best for this recipe.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Aloe Vera Kuzhambu / Sotru Katralai Kuzhambu | Kuzhambu Recipes

 As we all know the aloe vera has got lots of medicinal properties.First time i tried this kuzhambu,came out super good !!

Ingredients :

Aleo Vera -1 leaf
Onion -1 small
Tomato -1 Small
Garlic  Pods -8
Sambar Powder -4 tsp
Salt -To taste
Tamarind Paste - 2 tbsp

To Temper :
Gingelly Oil -1/4 cup
Mustard Seeds -1/2 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp
Fennel seeds -1/4 tsp
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Hing-1/8 tsp


*First take the leaf ,peel and scoop out the gel.Wash and chopped into small pieces

*Take the tamarind paste in a bowl .Dilute with 2 cups water,salt and sambar powder.Mix it well

*Finely chop the onion and tomato.Keep it aside

*Heat Oil in a vessel temper the ingredients given under "To Temper" ,then add the garlic pods and onion.Saute it well.Then add the tomato.Saute it well until it turns mushy.

*Now add chopped aleo vera for 2 mins.Now pour the tamarind water.Boil it well until the raw smell goes away or oil floats on top.

*Once the kuzhambu boiled well the aleo vera also dissolved in it.


No one can find it until you reveal the secret. The taste must be great on next day .

Monday, February 19, 2018

Brinjal / Eggplant Burger / Burger Recipe

Are you looking for simple and different burger recipe,then try this brinjal burger.Its a healthy and easy one.My kids loved this burger .

In this recipe instead of cutlet,cheese,lettuce i used brinjal , spinach leaves and omlette.

Its upto your creativity whatever you can replace it.

Preparation Time :10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Serves :2

Ingredients :
Burger Bun -2
Spinach Leaves -4
Brinjal -1
Tomato -1
Salt - To taste
Butter -1 tsp
Pepper Powder -1/2 tspn

For Omlette

Egg -3
Pepper powder -1/2 tsp
Salt -to taste
Fennel seed powder -1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp


*Cut the Tomato and brinjal into thick round slices.

*Heat Oil in a kadaiplace the cut brinjal and sprinkle little salt and pepper powder.Cook at high flame for 2 mins.Once it cooked turned into other sides and cook .Keep it aside.

*In same kadai heat the butter,cut the bun into 2 and toast it.

 For omlette,break the egg ,mix the all ingredients ,make 2 omlettes.
*In a bun first  place the spinach leaf,tomato ,Brinjal,omlette in the order then place brinjal,tomato,spinach leaf.Cover with the bun and Serve it !!

Monday, February 12, 2018

Surprise Hidden Rainbow Heart Cake | Baking Recipes | Valentines Day Recipes

 Long time i want to bake this surprise hidden cake.Last week my daughter insisted me to try this cake .So i decided to bake this cake.She wants rainbow heart cake.

So first i prepared rainbow cake and then prepared the chocolate cake and bake.

Now lets go to the recipe how to do...

For Rainbow cake 

Ingredients :
All Purpose flour -2 cups
Baking powder -1 tsp
Butter - 225 gms (Room temperature)
Granulated sugar -1 cup
Eggs -4 (large)
Vanilla essence -2 tsp
Salt -1/2 tsp
Colour -1/2 tsp


*Sieve the flour ,salt and baking pdr for 3 times.

*First beat the butter and sugar well.Once the sugar dissolves add a egg at a time .

*Now add the flour mixture little by little.Incorporate well and add the vanilla essence.

 *Now divide the batter into 6 equal parts.Mix the Red,Green,Yellow,Orange,Red,Blue and Violet colour to the individual batter.

*For the violet colour mix the equal parts of red and blue colour.

*Put the batter in ziplock cover and cut the corner tip with help of scissors.

*Preheat the oven at 180°C.In a Rectangular tray put the parchement paper.
 *Then keep lining your cake with all different colours for 2 layers.
 *Place the tray in preheated oven and bake it for 25-30 mins.
 *Once the cake completely cools down,place them in freezer for 10 mins.Then take out the cake from freezer ,cut the top using serrated knife.

*Use heart shaped cookie cutter to cut as many cake as possible.Then transfer the hearts into the freezer.
 For Chocolate Cake


All purpose flour -2 cups
Baking Powder -1 tsp
Cocoa powder -1/2 cup
Butter -225 gms(at room temperature)
Granulated sugar -1 cup
Eggs -4 large
Vanilla essence - 2 tsp
Salt -1/2 tsp


*Sieve the flour,salt,cocoa powder and baking powder for thrice.

*Beat the sugar and butter well ,once the sugar dissolves add a egg at a time.

*Now add the flour mixture little by little.Incorporate well and add the vanilla essence.

**Preheat the oven at 180°C.Grease butter in a loaf pan,Pour the little chocolate batter .
 *Then take the frozen hearts place them closely in the pan.
 *Pour the remaining batter over it and tap it gently .
 *Put the pan in preheated  oven,bake it for 35-40 mins.

*Once it completely cools down cut and serve !!

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Cashew / Mundhiri /Kaju Pakoda

 Cashew Pakoda - the name itself tempting me.Making crispy and tasty pakoda in home is task .I love Adyar Anandha Bhavan Cashew pakoda .Addition of Mint,ginger,garlic makes the pakoda makes more tasty .But in my family they dont like mint so i add less mint and more coriander leaves.

Also i want white colour so add more green chillies instead of chilli powder.If we make the dough correctly then no need to add baking soda.

Am really happy that  i got Anandha Bhavan Style.


Besan /Gram flour -1/2 cup
Rice flour -1/4 cup
Cashews nut -1/2 cup (Broken)
Ginger -1 tsp (finely chopped)
Garlic pods - 2(finely chopped)
Onion - 1(finely chopped)
Green chillies -4 (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves -1/4 cup(finely choppes)
Curry leaves -2 sprigs(Finely chopped)
Mint leaves -1 tbsp(finely chopped)
Fennel seeds powder - 1 tsp
Water - 3 tbsp (approximately)
Salt -to taste
Oil -for deep fry


*Heat oil in a kadai.In a bowl take the ingredients except water and cashew.

 *Mix well,now add the cashewnuts and  1/4 cup hot oil.mix well
 *Sprinkle the water little by little,the consistency should be thick.
*Now take a little dough and slowly drop the dough in small pieces in hot oil.Fry it until it turns golden brown.


*Mixing the dough is very important to make crispy pakodas.It should never be loose and sticking in hands