Chicken Thoran

Its a very easy to make &tasty indian side dish. its goes well with plain rice.

For marination

boneless chicken 250 gms sliced in to very small pieces

lemon juice 2 tsp

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

salt to taste

mix all the above together &keep it in the fridge for 1/2 hour

For thoran

Coconut shredded 1 cup

curry leaves few

onion 1 minced

ginger 1/2 inch minced

garlic 1 gloves minced

green chilly few

red whole chilly few

mustard seeds few

garam masala 1/4 tsp

oil 1 tbs

Heat a nonstick pan , add oil, splutter the mustard seeds, then add red whole chilly, then add ginger &garlic. Saute well then add onion, curry leaves, green chilly , saute until onion start to become translucent. Then add the marinated chicken pieces ,saute for a minutes then add the shredded coconut. Cook in low medium flame until the chicken become soft &cooked. No need to cover the pan, Need extra water, saute in between.

Serve hot with your rice.

Enjoy.

 

 

 

Honey Banana Cupcake

Its a very soft fluffy yummy cupcake recipe. Very easy to make. Kids will love this.

 

Butter soft 120gms

Sugar 120gms

self raising flour 200 gms

Egg 2

Banana 2 smashed

Honey 3 tbs

Milk 4 tbs

Mix banana ,milk &honey well &keep it aside

Mix butter &sugar well until nice &fluffy

Then add egg one at a time , beat well

Then add flour & banana mix alternately & mix until its just combine(dont not overmix in this stage. using a spatula or wooden spoon is enough)

Bake for 15-20 minutes in 180 degree preheated oven.

Enjoy:)

 

Japanese Strawberry Sponge Cake

This is very soft & fluffy.

Ingredients
Self raising flour 150 gms
Corn flour 30 gms
Baking powder 1/4 tsp
Egg 6
Sugar 180 gms
Butter 40 gms
Milk 2 tbs
Vanilla essence 1 tsp
Strawberry essence 2 tsp
1:- heat butter & milk together ( in microwave) until butter melts& keep it aside
2:- mix egg & sugar in a heat proof bowl
3:- boil some water in a saucepan then put the egg sugar bowl on top of it & stir until all sugar dissolve ( don’t touch the bowl in the hot water, double boiling method)
4:- add essences then beat the egg mixture well until form a soft peak
5:- sieve the flours & baking powder 2-3 times ( it’s must)
6:- add 1/3 flour to the egg mix , fold it very gently using a spatula , continue this until the flour finish( don’t over mix)
7 :- finely add the butter milk mixture , fold gently until all incorporated.
8:- pour into the prepared pan( 8″ or 9″ )
9:- bake for 30-35 Mts in a 160 degree preheated oven or until skewer comes out clean.
10:- let it cool in the pan for 15 Mts & remove from the pan & decorate & Enjoy😋
(Note:- it’s a strawberry flavoured cake , so if you want to make pink add little bit pink colour , that makes more impressive.
The pan prepared with butter paper is better for this type of cake , better than butter / spray)
Try this , it’s easy & tasty.

Tomato Wine

Hi friends,
I hope everyone had a good X’MAS. We had a nice one.
Did anyone tried tomato wine?
It was a hit in our X’mas party, so please try & enjoy.

Ingredients you need

Tomato 1 kg
Sugar 1 kg(you can adjust the sugar how sweet you want)
Warm water 11/2 L
Yeast 1 sachet (7gm) (wine yeast preferred)
Cinnamon stick 1
Can/bottle 5-7 L Capacity

(extra 1/2 cup sugar for caramelising for the golden colour)

Wash &dry your tomato &slice or smash it nicely
Add all other ingredients
Mix it well &close it nicely
Keep it in a cool dry place for 10 days
Stir everyday with a dry wooden spoon(atleast alternate days)
on 10 th day strain your wine
Caramelise your extra sugar , let it cool &add to your wine to get that golden colour(optional)
Enjoy:)

Special Pepper Chicken

Its a special pepper chicken recipe, its spicy, but taste amazing. Worth trying for a change. its a good combination with plain white rice/chappati/porotta.

Boneless skinless chicken breast 500gms (slice small cubes)

For marination

Yogurt/curd 1/2 cup

Cornflour 2tsp

Salt to taste

Ginger garlic minced 1 tbs

Turmeric powder 1 tsp

Crushed pepper 2-3 tsp

Mix all these together well with chicken &keep it in the fridge for atleast 4 hour /overnight.

For pepper chicken

Onion 1 minced

Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Ginger garlic minced 2 tsp

Garam masala 1/2 tsp

Crushed pepper (ACCORDING TO YOUR TASTE)

Oil for frying 2 tbs

Heat oil in a pan , then fry the marinated chicken (dont overcook),keep it aside

Then the same pan add onion ,ginger garlic minced & salt to taste,

Cook until onion become translucent.

Then add fried chicken ,garam masala &crushed pepper , mix well until all masala coated well with chicken.

Serve hot.

ENJOY:)

 

Goan Fish Curry

Fish curry is one of the famous dish in GOA, India. Its really tasty &spicy.

Fish cleaned &sliced 1kg

For Gravy

coconut shredded 1/2 cup

onion sliced 1

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

coriander powder 3 tsp

kashmiri chilly powder 2-3 tsp

cumin seed 1 tsp

garam masala 1/2 tsp

salt to taste

garlic 1 bulb

Grind all the gravy ingredients together well , make a smooth paste &keep it aside.

For Curry

coconut milk 1 cup

oil 1 tbs

tamarind 1 ball(1 garlic bulb size)(Add 1/2 cup hot water , keep it aside)

Heat  1 tbs oil in a pan then add the gravy , saute for 3-5 minutes until gravy well cooked.

Then add the fish ,tamarind water& 1/2 cup coconut milk, cook until fish done

Then at the end add rest of the milk &switch of the flame.

Serve with plain white rice.

Enjoy:)

Jam Basket Cookies

Yes its festive season. So time for colourful treats.

Plain flour 300 gms

Unsalted butter 200 gms(soft, room temperature)

egg 1

Sugar 100 gms

Your favourite jam

Milk 2-3 tsp (if needed)

Mix all together well, kneed for few minutes,until you get a smooth dough. if its too dry add little milk. then make small ball,

Using your thump make a impression on each ball.

Then keep it in the fridge for atleast 1 hour

Then bake these small baskets for 10 minutes in 180 degree preheated oven, then take out from the oven & add your favourite jam

Then bake for another 5-8 minutes /until its done.

Let it cool &serve

(Note: dont put to much jam , it may overflow)

ENJOY:)