Friday, March 31, 2017

No Butter and No Oil Vanilla Sponge Cake From Scratch | Tiramisu Sponge Recipe

If you are not comfortable with beating egg whites separately and fold with the cake mixture do try this method whick beats the whole eggs until fluffy and i was hooked with no butter and no baking powder recipe. I gave it a try few months back by increasing the height of my 6 inch cake pan using parchment. I made 1 and half of the recipe mentioned below and used two cake pans, one 6 inch and another 8 inch cake pan. The 6 inch i used for making tiramisu cake (recipe next week) and 8 inch we had it for tea time snack. This cake is very light, feature like texture and dry since there is no butter and its best for any syrup soaked desserts like cassata, tiramisu etc. It can be soaked with your favorite mixture and layered with cream fillings, covered with fondant, or just eaten on its own, sprinkled with icing sugar. I was impressed

Friday, March 24, 2017

Cardamom Flavored Fluffy and Moist Coconut Cupcakes

Me and my daughter like salads so H wanted to take us to Sweet Tomatoes for a long time. We had time to go last weekend and it predominantly has salad varieties and vegetarian option. As we were enjoying the salad varieties, our lil one who is fond of cakes eyes were totally on the bakery section and he liked these coconut cupcakes to core. He tortured me like 3-4 days

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

An Egg Free Savory Pizza Pinwheels From Scratch | Party Appetizer Recipe

An eggless pizza pinwheels with an easy way of homemade croissant dough and spinach cheese filling which makes wonder in taste. I never fail to make these pizza pinwheels for any parties in my home and it was greately appreciated by everyone who tasted it. I feel it is an easy appetizer, that you can prepare in advance and it just takes 15 minutes to get ready in the oven.  So the post is going to be in detail with the dough and fillign recipes and have given storing tips to make it in advance....These croissant dough is kind of puff pastry with reduced butter and yeast mix, I saw

Friday, March 17, 2017

Whole Wheat Walnut Blueberry Muffins From Scratch

When I get fresh blueberries the first thing comes to my mind is to bake muffins so that my kids have it for morning snack at school. Sometimes I use baking paper so that they feel comfortable while eating. I have few blueberry based bakes especially muffins in my blog will list it out below. Last time when I posted similar muffin recipe in Facebook group few people asked whether they can add dried blueberries..If you get only dried blueberries, yes you can use very well in this recipe instead of fresh ones, in that case please reduce sugar level. For the muffin topping you can use any streusel and here I have used two different topping, one is sprinkling some leftover

Monday, March 13, 2017

Kuchi Kilangu (Maravalli Kilangu) Varuval | Kappa Masala Recipe | Yuca (Yucca) Stir Fry

This Kuchi Kilangu Varuval aka Yuca Stir Fry aka Kappa Masala is an easy and heathy snack to have during tea time or have it as poriyal/stir fry along with sambar and rice for meal. It’s my childhood favorite, my mom pressure cooks and keeps some plain version for us and with the remaining she make this varuval. Both tastes good, with the plain cooked kilangu (without salt) we add ghee and sugar, mix it well and take it as it is. I don't have stepwise pictures today, hope to add yuca pictures in future. But i have referred few another posts for the stepwise pictures, do check them if you want. So the same ghee and sugar method I have mentioned it in Sarkarai Valli Kilangu post (you can check it HERE). Here we won't

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Malai Peda Recipe Using Ricotta Cheese | Holi Special

Friends are indeed our great gift in life, I absolutely agree they are the best who cares us more and though
we don't chat often they understands well and think us more. Few travel with us from the beginning of life and we grew our dreams with them...I too have many close friends due to personal work i may speak to them yearly twice or thrice and sometimes when kids stay home we introduce and make them chat in video call. Its nonstop when talk about friends with no further delay i am moving to today's recipe. Its Malai Peda prepared using homemade cheese (you can either use ricotta or Paneer) and I have used peda press which were ordered in online and sent as gift by one of my close friend from college. They reached me few months with few other gifts sent by her, from then

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Almond Pista Funfetti Kulfi | Mixed Nuts and Cardamom Flavored Party Kulfi

 Despite of the chill weather we enjoy kulfi, icecream and all sorts of frozen desserts in winter too :-). I have first tried this malai kulfi for my kid birthday party last year and the guests liked it very much and due to overcome response i have made this same kulfi for several other occasions as well. I have shared the below stepwise picture 4 in Instagram a few months back but I postponed to share the recipe because of unsatisfied pictures I clicked long time back. Anyways today I thought of sharing it as Holi is around the corner. This Almond Pista Kulfi is something close to Indian Thandai except fennel and pepper flavor. Before entering in to the detailed post i have to mention about the kulfi stick I use, please use the

Monday, March 6, 2017

Spicy Garlic Chicken Fried Rice | One Pot Meal Recipe


Today's recipe is simple yet filling one pot meal that you can take it either for lunch or dinner. The post title says spicy though my kids liked it without any hesitation. If your kids says spicy you can add a tsp of ghee in thier rice to substle the spiceness or reduce red chili flakes in the following recipe. You can taste this rice as it is, anyways

Friday, March 3, 2017

Homemade Fig Bar Recipe From Scratch

I am a proud mom of two who always feel happy to make homemade healthy snacks for them. Most of the days, I spend more time in kitchen to cook, bake and feed my family with healthy homemade foods. So today’s recipe is one among the healthy category and which is none other than fig bars. Figs has lot of healthy benefits and mainly it is rich in fiber, calcium and iron, you can take fig in any form and this is one best way to feed figs for kids. It's my second attempt in making fig bars at home, so I have shared stepwise pictures from both the attempts. Also I do make fig puree at home ( i feel it is