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ICECREAM CAKE

​Christmas is on its way,so why not try this yummy CHOCOLATE  ICE CREAM CAKE… ☺☺☺

I made this chocolate vanilla ice cream cake for my parents Anniversary … I had seen a vedio on this a few days back and planned to give it a try on the special day… 😍😍😍

       Its very easy to make all you need is a chocolate /vanilla cake (i used my basic choclate cake recipe or you can get a ready made cake), cut cake into 2 -3 equal size roundals,place first layer spread vanilla ice cream /any ice cream of ur choice spread evenly (2-3 scoops),same way do with the 2 nd layer and close with 3 rd top layer of cake and freeze for 4-6 hrs ,wrap tightly with a aluminium foil and place in a air tight container…..

Decorate with choclate sauce ,choco chips, gems ,fresh fruits, cherries ,Strawberries anything of ur choice….
*chocolate sauce recipe 2 tblsp cocoa powder,butter 1 tsp and 2 tblsp milk mix and melt and boil in low flame till thick cool this and use as a topping for cakes or icecreams ..

* CHOCOLATE CUP CAKES – http://wp.me/p5M7RU-pR – used this recipe in a round cake tin

I followed this video for making this 

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ree-drummond/ice-cream-layer-cake.html?soc=socialfnvideo_20160324_59660436&adbid=10153408542361727&adbpl=fb&adbpr=20534666726

Note 

*i freezed overnight,later at the time of cutting i garnished with kiwi fruit

*Rest 3-5 minutes to room temperature before cutting for smooth cutting..


icecream cake

 
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Posted by on December 12, 2016 in CAKES, DEESERTS OR SWEETS

 

GOBI KURKURE

​GOBI KURKURE…

An easy ,quick ,instant crispy  fritters recipe using cauliflower  is here…..These fritters can be made for kitty parties or can be enjoyed during teatime or when on sudden arrival of guests or you can even enjoy this as a side dish with your regular lunch menu…..so gohead and give this a try and enjoy.. ☺

INGREDIENTS 

•2- 3Cups gobi/cauliflower florets 

•1 small onion chopped

•few curry leaves

•1 tsp ginger chopped

•1 tsp finely chopped greenchilles

•2 tblsp gramflour

•1 tblsp cornflour

•1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing

•2 tsp chilly powder (as per taste)

•1/4 tsp turmeric 

•1/4 cumin/jeera powder

•1/4 tsp garam masala powder

•1 tsp coriander seeds

•1 1/2 tblsp roasted gram dal /daliya (putana)

•salt as per taste

•oil for deep frying

METHOD

▪First check florets,then add this to water with salt and rest 30 minutes,this helps to kill insect or impurities present in florets 

▪Drain water and keep this in a colander to drain excess water

▪Take a mixi jar add gram flour,cornflour,salt,chilli powder,turmeric, hing,jeera powder,garam masala  and roasted gramdal grind to fine powder

▪To this add coriander seeds and grind for one pulse (just crush coriander seeds)

▪Now in a wide bowl add chopped onion ,chilles,curry leaves,ginger gobi mix well to this add the powder mix and mix 

▪Now sprinkle water lightly and mix with slight pressure so that it get mixed well 

▪Heat oil , keep this in medium flame and add florets one by one and deep fry till crisp flipping all sides

▪Now Gobi kurkure is ready to relish….

 
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Posted by on December 9, 2016 in SNACKS, VEG STARTERS

 

SEER FISH TAWA MASALA FRY

Here is a hotel style tawa fried recipe for all sea food lovers which can be followed by anyone… This involves no grinding no much ingredients…

These tawa fried fish are absolutely mouthwatering, lipsmaking 😋😋😋…

They are very easy and quick to make ,if your fish is matinated well before …

I had come across this recipe in some famous manglore fish joints… but was never getting the taste as theirs but after several trys and enquires with friends , i found a recipe similar to theirs ☺…

I am sure this recipe will be liked by everyone and enjoyed to the fullest…

  I have tried preparing fish masala fry in different ways by grinding, or some times even prepared using powders but this one is simple and ultimate and very quick  🙂 i am very sure that this tawa fry recipe will steal the hearts of your guests and family and you will be surely complimented…

The same recipe can be made with Pomfret(already in the blog ), Mackerel  but goes best for pomfret and seer/kingfish…

Lets see the recipe

INGREDIENTS

(Here I am sharing recipe for 3 large slices of Anjal/seer fish)

•2 /1/2 tblsp everest tikkalal chilly powder(can add as per spice level )
•1 tblsp limejuice
•Salt
•1 tsp Tamrind paste (diluted in 1/4 cup water)
•3/4 tsp gingergarlic paste
•1 tsp Turmeric powder
•1 tblsp oil
•1 tblsp ghee
•Lemon wedges for serving
•few curryleaves

METHOD

▪ wash fish and drain all water
▪Marinate this with limejuice, salt and turmeric-1/2tsp for a hour or so(the more marination,more tastier)
▪Now heat a pan add oil and ghee 
▪Add chilly powder, turmeric let it fry till chilly powder changes its colour to dark red
▪Now add tamarind paste, gingergarlic paste mix well add fish ,salt(add only if necessary as we have already added for marination)
▪add little water allow this to cook (if necessary )
▪Now turn other side and cook till you get roast effect
▪add curry leaves cook a minute and enjoy
▪Serve with lemon wedges

NOTE

* cook this on low to medium heat…
* I always use Everest tikkalal chilly powder in my recipes, if you can use any chilly powder and you can increase or decrease the amount of chilly powder and tamrind paste or limejuice depending on individual taste
*I have used Dabar Hommade Tamarind paste or you can use a gooseberry sized tamrind soaked in water..

Anjal tawa fry

 
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Posted by on December 4, 2016 in EGG, FISH, NON VEG STARTERS

 

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BABYCORN PANEER PEAS MASALA

​Babycorn, Paneer, Peas Masala which was absolutely delicious with rotis …..

This is a rich creamy gravy which can also be accompanied with chapatis,puris,pulkas,Naan,rice rotis ,Ghee rice,Jeera rice or any other flavoured rice….

The same recipe can be used for mixed vegetables, potatoes,Mushrooms anything which you like.. ☺

Recipe is as follows 

INGREDIENTS 

•10-12 babycorn  (cut into rounds or any desired shape)

•1/2 cup frozen /fresh peas 

•1 small cup Paneer cubes

•1 medium onion finely chopped 

•1 ripe tomato finely chopped 

•1 tsp gingergarlic paste

•1/4 tsp turmeric 

•1/4 tsp jeera/cumin powder

•1 tsp coriander /dhania powder 

•3/4  tsp garam Masala powder

•1 tsp everest tikkalal (use any chilly powder)

•1 tsp poppy seeds/kus kus

•2 tsp melon seeds

•5-6 cashews

•1 bay leaf/tej patta

•Salt as per taste 

•1 tsp kasurimethi

•1 tblsp oil 
METHOD
▪Boil water 2 cups ,add peas,babycorn, salt  and cook 3/4th

▪In a mixi jar add cashews ,melon seeds and kus kus and grind fine powder (or add water and make paste)

▪Heat kadai,add oil,heat well add tej patta ,onions and sauté till translucent, add gingergarlic paste fry well till raw smell disappears

▪Add tomatoes chopped suate for a minute add all spice powders toss till oil separates

▪Now add the boiled vegetables, and cook till a boil

▪add salt(check salt before adding as we have alread added to vegetables at the time of boiling),cashew paste and mix well 

▪Add paneer cubes mix well

▪Cook for 5-6 minutes on medium heat

▪add kasurimethi and close lid

▪At the time of serving give this a good mix and enjoy….
NOTE

*Add boiled water as required , dont add all at a time

*can add 1 tblsp fresh cream just before adding kasurimethi to give more richness in the gravy…

*if adding mushrooms, no need of blanching it,you can directly add this at the time of fring onions

*other combination like cauliflower and peas,baby potato , mixed vegetables, potato and peas,capsicum…can be used

 
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Posted by on December 2, 2016 in SIDE DISH, VEGETERIAN CURRIES

 

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