Karela Fodi, Bittergourd Fodi

One of the nine basic tastes, bitterness of bittergourd gives a special touch to Inidan dishes.  Bittergourd is very esteemed in Indian kichen due to its medicinal properties.  There are a lot of ways to prepare bittergourd to a delicate food or side dish the fried varieties are my favourites. Bittergourd Fodi is a Goan preparation.  I am presenting a special preparation using rice flour as marinating paste. Ingredients Bittergourd 250 grams Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder 1/2 teaspoon Rice powder 2 tablespoon Salt to taste vegetable oil to fry Preparation Wash and dry the bitter gourds. Now slice … Continue reading Karela Fodi, Bittergourd Fodi

Apple Cake with Apple-Lemon Juice

Apple Cake with Apple-Lemon Juice Ingredients Apple 500 grams Lemon juice 1 tablespoon For the batter/dough Wholegrain flour 250 gram Baking powder 1 teaspoon Butter 60 gram Sugar 100 gram Honey 50 gram Salt a pinch Vanilla essence a few drops Eggs 3 nos Milk 100 ml. Butter 50 gram To Soak Apple juice 100 ml. Lemon juice 1 teaspoon. Sugar 2 Tablespoon Honey 1 Tablespoon Preparation Slice one of the apples thinly, and the rest into small cubes.  to prevent the apple pieces changing its fine colour mix it with the lemon juice. For the dough Mix the sugar, … Continue reading Apple Cake with Apple-Lemon Juice

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

Potato Croquettes

Potato croquettes are a simple and delicious snack which can be served as a side dish of the main menu also. Ingredients Potatoes (easy cooking or floury) 500 grams Egg yolks 2 nos Eggs whole 2 nos Butter 2 tablespoons Hard cheese grated 2 tablespoons All purpose flour 2 tablespoons Bread crumbs 3 tablespoons Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil 1 tablespoon Preparation Wash, clean, peel and cut the potatoes into medium sized pieces. Boil 2 litres of water in a large pan, add salt and cook the potato pieces fully submerged in water and simmering for about 10-15 … Continue reading Potato Croquettes

Apple Biscuit Melting in the Mouth

Ingredients Apple 2 nos Lemon juice 1 tablespoon Eggs 1 nos Butter 1 tablespoon Sugar 1 tablespoon Cinnamon powder 1/4 teqspoon Apricot jam 1 tablespoon All purpose Flour 1 cup Baking powder 1 teaspoon Egg 1 nos Orange zest from 1 orange Sugar 4 tablespoon Orange juice 2 tablespoon Vegetable Oil 4 tablespoons Salt a pinch Preparation Peel and slice the apples into small pieces. Now sprinkle the lemon juice, 1 tablespoon sugar, butter, cinnamon powder and salt over the apple pieces and mix them together. Transfer them to a pan and cook on low flame stirring well till the … Continue reading Apple Biscuit Melting in the Mouth

Vanilla Cupcakes

It’s very easy to make sweet spongy cupcakes with a minimum effort and ingredients within an hour. What you need is ingredients like butter, sugar, all purpose flour, baking powder and of course the delicious vanilla essence. Sorry, I prefer the pulp of vanilla beans or self made vanilla sugar. Ingredients Butter at room temperature 200 grams Sugar (preferably brown coloured) 200 grams Vanilla sugar (Vanilla essence) 1 teaspoon Eggs 3 nos (at room temperature) Baking powder 1 teaspoon Salt a pinch Preparation Mix the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat it fluffy using an electric hand mixer … Continue reading Vanilla Cupcakes

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

Carrot Cake

Ingredients All purpose flour 1 cup Carrot grated 200 gram Butter 1/2 cup Sugar 3/4 cup Eggs 1 nos Baking powder 1 teaspoon Cashew nuts broken 2 tablespoon Raisins 2 tablespoon Vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon Preparation Mix the all purpose flour and the baking powder together. This can be done in a better and efficient way by mixing both together and then sieving them together through a sieve. Blend the carrots, sugar and the egg in a blender or mixer grinder. Transfer the blended mixture to a bowl and add the melted butter and all purpose flour and mix together. … Continue reading Carrot Cake

Green Peas Cutlet.

Green Peas Cutlet. Now a days people are in search of food items and recipes which are not containing much carbohydrates. Here is an easy recipe of Green Peas Cutlet rich in protein and delicious which can be served as a starter or a snack to coffee or tea. Ingredients  Green peas 1 cup Potato 1 medium Onion chopped 1 nos Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon Garlic finely chopped 4 cloves Green chillies finely chopped 2 nos Cumin powder a pinch Salt to taste Bread crumbs 2 tablespoons Egg 1 nos vegetable oil for deep frying Preparation Cook the green … Continue reading Green Peas Cutlet.