Abhilasha

Abhilasha January 31, 2023

Famous Kerela preparation, made with raw banana and coconut Ingredients: 4 raw banana (kacche kele), peeled and diced 1/2 cup yam (optional), peeled and diced 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 cup curd 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 4 whole black pepper 2 whole dry red chilies 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 […]

Abhilasha January 31, 2023

Sweet and sour potato made with peanut, jaggery and tamarind Ingredients: 6 boiled potatoes 1 cup crushed roasted unshelled peanut 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp 1/4 cup gud (jaggery) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds Pinch asafoetida 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 tablespoon chopped […]

Abhilasha January 29, 2023

Healthy and colorful milk shake with banana and strawberries Ingredients: 2 glasses milk (Measure with Serving Glass) 2 bananas sliced 8-10 large strawberries (top sliced off) 1/4 cup of yogurt (optional) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup crushed ice Strawberry slices for garnishing Method: 1. Put all ingredients in a blender except sugar. 2. Blend until […]

Abhilasha January 28, 2023

Delicious Spaghetti made with healthy vegetables and tofu Ingredients: 1 cup spaghetti 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms (optional) 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1/4 cup sliced red bell peppers 2 tablespoon fresh bean sprouts 1/4 cup chopped spring onion 1/2 cup sliced tofu 1/4 cup baby corn, diced 2 minced garlic cloves 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger […]

Abhilasha January 26, 2023

Sweet and fragrant rice made with rich dry fruits Ingredients: 2 cups cooked basmati rice 2 tablespoon cashew nuts, slivered 1 tablespoon raisins 1 tablespoon pistachio, slivered 2-3 cloves 2 whole green cardamoms Few strands of saffron (soaked in warm milk) 1/4 teaspoon green cardamom powder Pinch of edible orange colour 1 tablespoon pure ghee […]

Abhilasha January 26, 2023

Sweet and sour lentils prepared with peanuts in tamarind and jaggery Ingredients: 1 1/2 tablespoon yellow tuwar dal (split gram) 1 tablespoon moong dal (green gram) 11/2 tablespoon chana dal (bengal gram) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 whole dry red chilli Pinch of asafoetida 1/2 cup crushed peanut 2 tablespoon crushed […]

Abhilasha January 22, 2023

Spicy and creamy spinach dip Ingredients: 1 cup chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1/2 cup chopped spring onion 1/2 cup white sauce (see basic) 1/2 cup mayonnaise (optional) 1/2 cup ricotta cheese or mozzarella cheese 1/2 teaspoon red chilli flakes 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Heat butter in a pan, […]

Abhilasha January 20, 2023

Ingredients: 1 Egg 1 chopped green chilli (optional) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder 1 teaspoon butter Salt to taste Method: 1. Melt butter in a pan (preferably non stick) over a low flame. 2. Now carefully crack the egg from the center and pour the contents gently into the pan. (Pour in a manner that […]

Abhilasha January 19, 2023

Ingredients: 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 1/4 cups icing sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup margarine or butter Method: 1. Mix together icing sugar and cocoa powder and keep aside. 2. In a bowl, beat margarine or butter, until light and smooth. 3. Gradually add sugar and cocoa powder mixture, beating well. 4. Add […]

Abhilasha January 13, 2023

A richly stuffed Paratha with spicy paneer stuffing Ingredients: For Dough 2 cups whole meal (wheat) flour 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Water for kneading For Filling 2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) crumbs 4-5 green chilies finely chopped 1 tablespoon coriander finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds Red chilli […]

Abhilasha January 13, 2023

Delicious and healthy rice made with cauliflower and spices Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 small sized cauliflower, cut into big florets 2 tablespoon chopped spring onion 2 tablespoon chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 black cardamom 1-2 green cardamom 1-2 […]

Abhilasha January 13, 2023

Fresh and roasted brussels sprouts Ingredients: 10-12 fresh brussels sprouts 3 tablespoon low fat butter 1/2 onion, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt and Pepper Method: 1. Boil brussels sprouts in water for 3-4 minutes until tender. 2. Cut into halves. 3. Heat butter in a pan and saute onions until transparent. 4. Add the […]

Abhilasha January 13, 2023

A famous Indian sweet made of lauki and coconut Ingredients: 2 cups (400 gm) grated lauki or ghiya (bottlegourd) 1 cup (200 gm) khoya or mawa 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 3/4 cup (150 gm) ground white sugar 2 teaspoon finely chopped pista (unsalted) 1 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) Method: 1. […]

Abhilasha January 11, 2023

Healthy and spicy pohe ke vade Ingredients: 1 cup poha or chiwda (flaked, beaten rice) 1 medium sized boiled and mashed potato 1 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 chopped green chilies 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder 1 teaspoon red chilli powder Oil for frying Salt to taste Method: 1. […]

Abhilasha January 8, 2023

Fresh and healthy fruit mix Ingredients: 2 cup mix fruit (chopped) 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon rock salt 1/4 teaspoon roasted cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Method: 1. Mix fruits together. 2. Add lemon juice, black pepper for seasoning, rock salt, cumin powder and salt to taste. 3. Serve chilled. […]

Abhilasha January 6, 2023

Stuffed and fried mushrooms in spicy tomato gravy Ingredients: 12 whole fresh mushrooms 1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese) 2 tablespoon spring onion, chopped 2 tablespoon chopped spinach 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Oil for frying For Batter 1/2 cup maida (plain flour) 1/4 cup water Pinch of salt […]

Abhilasha January 5, 2023

Sweet and delicious hot chocolate made with cream Ingredients: 2 cup milk 1 cup whipped cream 3 1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder 6 tablespoon sugar 6 tablespoon water Cocoa powder for decoration Method: 1. Simmer cocoa powder, sugar, cinnamon and water together in a pan over low heat for about 3 minutes. […]

Abhilasha January 3, 2023

Delicious Rice in tomato flavor Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 2 tablespoon ghee 1 onion finely chopped 4 tomatoes medium sized finely chopped or 3 cups tomato puree 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1/2 inch cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 1 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder 2 whole red chilies (as per taste) 1/4 […]

Abhilasha January 2, 2023

A spicy, crispy and delicious roti made with besan and spring onion Ingredients: 1 cup (200 gm) maida (plain flour) 1 cup (200 gm) besan (gramflour) 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves 2 tablespoon chopped spring onions 1 teaspoon pomegranate seeds powder 3-4 chopped green chilies 2 tablespoon oil Ghee (clarified butter) for applying Salt to […]

Abhilasha December 22, 2022

Delicious baked dish with vegetables in a cheesy flavour Ingredients: 1 large firm eggplant (brinjal) 2 red or yellow peppers 1 ripe plum tomato 1 large onion, sliced 2 spring onions, sliced 1 fresh and firm zucchini (tori in Hindi), sliced 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced 6 tablespoon tomato sauce 1/4 cup olive oil Salt and […]