Oats Blueberry Cake

Ingredients Oats flakes 2 cups Hot water 1 cup Honey 100 ml Baking powder 1 teaspoon Salt a pinch Eggs 2 nos Butter 50 ml Yogurt 1/2 cup (120 ml) Blueberries 100 gram Bananas fully ripened 1 nos Preparation Mix the oats flakes with the water and a pinch salt and allow to soak for a few minutes till it become room temperature. Now add the baking powder and the eggs and mix them together. Peel and mash the bananas and add to the batter. Add the butter, yoghurt and honey and mix the batter together. Add the blueberries and … Continue reading Oats Blueberry Cake

Spanish Omelette (Tortilla Espanola)

Tortilla or omelette is part of the daily dish in Spanish households. It can be serrved as a snack or appetiser, as a side dish, or as main dish. It is delicious and appetising and easy to prepare. Ingredients Eggs 5 nos Onion finely chopped 1 large Potato peeled and finely minced 1 large Salt to taste Olive oil 2 tablespoons Pepper powder as per taste Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onion and potatoes and saute stirring well adding 1/4 teaspoons of salt. Cook till the ingredients become tender. Now beat the eggs adding a bit … Continue reading Spanish Omelette (Tortilla Espanola)

Idli Soft and Fluffy

Idlis are a special preparation using fermented lentils and rice batter. A very popular food item in south India it is supposed to be very healthy. Ingredients Rice 1 cup Black gram (urad dal) 1/2 cup Boiled rice 2 tablespoons Salt 1/2 teaspoon Preparation Wash and rinse the black gram in a bowl and allow them to soak in water overnight. Wash and rinse the rice and soak it in water overnight or at least 8 hours. After 8 hours drain the water from both rice and black gram. Add the soaked black gram along with the boiled rice and … Continue reading Idli Soft and Fluffy

Bubble Bread Smooth and Tasty

The so called bubble bread can be prepared in various ways. It is tasty and easy to distribute amoung your guests or the children will enjoy it. Ingredients All purpose flour 2 cups Salt 1/4 teaspoon Yeast 1 packet (7 grams) Warm water 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Butter 4 tablespoons. Egg 1 nos Melted butter of ghee 3 tablespoons Preparation Dissolve the yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar to the warm water and let it stay for 15 minutes. Add the rest of the sugar, butter, salt and half of the all purpose flour and beat them together to a … Continue reading Bubble Bread Smooth and Tasty

Bubble Bread / Honeycomb Bread

Ingredients All purpose flour 2 cups Milk 1/2 cup Salt 1/4 teaspoon Egg 1 nos Butter 6 tablespoon Yeast 1 teaspoon Sugar 2 tablespoon Preparation Dissolve the yeast in lightly warm milk, add the sugar and 2 tablespoons of butter, egg and salt. Beat the mixture till smooth and add in the flour in portions and stir and mix to form a fine dough. Now take the dough out from the bowl and knead it finely on a floured surface. Grease a bowl with butter, make ball of the dough, smear the outer surface with butter and place in the … Continue reading Bubble Bread / Honeycomb Bread

Oats Pancakes

Oats Pancakes Ingredients Oat flakes 100 gram All purpose flour 50 gram Raw sugar 1 tanlespoon Vanilla sugar 1 packet baking powder 1/2 teaspoon  Eggs 4 nos. Raisins 3 tablespoons Honey 1 tablespoons Salt a pinch Orange juice if needed. Preparation Mix the oats flakes, all purpose flour, sugar, vanilla sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Whisk the eggs in another bowl  and add to the oats mix and mix them together till it forms a fine batter. Peel and slice the oranges, add sugar and raisins, mix together and keep aside. Heat a pan, and grease it … Continue reading Oats Pancakes

Okra Fry / Bhindi Fry

Ingredients Okra 250 grams Onion 2 nos Green chillies 2 nos Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon Salt to taste Oil 1 tablespoon Preparation Wash, clean and cut the okras into 2 cm long pieces. Chop the onions into fine slices. Slit the green chillies. Heat oil in a pan and add the onion and salt and saute for two minutes. Now add the okra pieces, green chillies and turmeric powder and cook on medium flame closing the pan with a lid. The water from the onion and okra pieces is enough to cook the fry. Stir the ingredients now and then … Continue reading Okra Fry / Bhindi Fry

Amaranth Porridge

Amaranth Porridge Usually we consider amaranth as a grain, but it is a seed just like quinova.  It is gluten free and can be used in place of millets while preparing food.  Amaranth is mainly cultivated or produced in Africa, South America and in northern states of India.  Now as people become vigilent about their food intake amaranth gains its popularity as a modern food item in our kitchen. An amaranth porridge added with fruits or vegetables and spices can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here is a basic recipe of Amaranth Porridge. Ingredients Amaranth seeds 1 cup … Continue reading Amaranth Porridge