Mulberry Vanilla Layered Bundt Cake

Easter Special! 🐣

Finally got into the bandwagon in preparing of bundt cakes. But this version of cake is different with my kind of taste and i.e Mulberry And Vanilla. 🍮

It’s spongy,soft and the texture is just lovely.😍

Let’s get started with this scrumptious cake.

Preparing Time-5 minutes, Cooking Time – 15 minutes, Servings- 2

Ingredients –

Mulberry Pulp – 1 cup,

All purpose flour- 1 cup,

Sugar – 1/2 cup,

Butter- 1/2 cup,

Vanilla Essence- 1 tsp,

Baking Powder- 1 tsp,

Baking Soda- 1 tsp,

Milk- 1 cup.

Method-

  1. Preheat the oven at 180*C.
  2. In a bowl beat the butter, powdered sugar and vanilla essence till light and fluffy.
  3. Sift together flour,baking powder and baking soda.
  4. Add the milk, mix with a spatula and then fold it in the flour.
  5. Grease the pan with butter/ghee.
  6. Pour the batter into the pan till 3/4th full.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or till a skewer/knife point/toothpick when inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  8. Let it cool.
  9. In the mean time you can prepare the mulberry pulp. In a pan add, 1/2 cup lukewarm water and 10-15 mulberries.
  10. Stir it unless it comes out like pulp.Turn off the flame and let it cool.
  11. Pour the mulberry pulp in the centre of the cake bundt.
  12. Freeze it for 10 minutes.
  13. Dust the powdered sugar with sift and decorate with mint leaves.

Mulberry Vanilla Layered Bundt Cake is ready. It’s ideal for kids especially in summers, birthday parties, get together and reunions.🥂

Bon Appetite!🍴

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Sugarless Walnut Fudge

I am totally in love with the chocolate,🍫 well being a chocolatier ( The Sweet Life Chocolates ) are big perks in itself. 🍫I always look forward to include it in my diet in a healthy way. Me and my husband are the biggest chocolate freaks!!🍫

Today I came up with this genius idea. 🙇🏼‍♀️

There is no sugar…really!!😇

Let’s get started!!🙌🏼

Preparation Time- 5 minutes, Cooking Time/Cooling Time- 30 minutes. Servings – 2.

Ingredients-

Cocoa Powder- 2 Cups,

Walnuts- 1 1/2 Cups,

Vanilla Extract- 1 teaspoon,

Butter- 2 tablespoon,

Desiccated Coconut- 1/2 Cup.

Method –

  1. In a bowl, mix well cocoa powder, desiccated coconut powder, vanilla extract, walnuts and melted butter.
  2. Spread the mixture and garnish it with walnuts on the top as well on parchment or butter paper into a dish of your choice and chill it in fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Once set, cut into desired shapes and serve.
  4. Store it in air tight container in the fridge.

Enjoy this sugarless beauty with your loved ones. 🤗

Assamese Komola Kheer/ Orange Kheer/Orange Pudding

Komola Kheer is a very popular Assamese dessert. I had a set of forgotten oranges in the fridge then the idea of making halwa stuck me…why not?

It is absolutely tasty and rich in Vitamin C, anti oxidants and perfect fit for a low calorie sweet.

Preparation Time – 5 minutes, Cooking Time – 15 mins, Servings -2.

Ingredients-

Orange Pulp – 2 Cups,

Milk -1 ltr ,

Sugar – 4 teaspoons,

Dry fruits- according to your choice, I have used cashewnuts(kaju), raisins(kishmish),Almonds and pistachios.

Method-

  1. Begin by putting milk in a heavy sauce pan.
  2. Bring the milk on a boiling point and reduce heat to minimum.Keep stirring it.
  3. When the milk starts to thicken,add the dry fruits in the kheer/ pudding.
  4. Add sugar and keep stirring,when the kheer/pudding is of desired consistency switch off the gas.
  5. Keep stirring it and let it cool and cover it.
  6. Before serving add chilled orange pulp in kheer/ pudding.
  7. Your Orange kheer/pudding is ready to be served.🍊

Bon Appetite!!🍴

Red Chilli Pepper Jam

Red Chilli Pepper Jam.

A beautiful blend of flavours! It’s sweet,little tangy and spicy.No preservatives or artificial colors. It can be spread on toast,mix it with hung curd to make a beautiful dip or as salad dressing. In short, a versatile condiment.

Preparation Time- 15 minutes, Cooking Time- 2 hours 15 minutes, Servings- 2 jars.

Ingredients

250 gms red hot chilli pepper halved and de-seeded (without seeds,mirche ke achar wali badi mirchi),

500 gms red  and yellow bell peppers,halved and de-seeded,

2 cups Apple Cider Vinegar,

2 cups Sugar.

Method-

  1. In a deep pan, combine the chili peppers, red bell peppers, and apple cider vinegar. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for about 20 minutes or until the peppers have softened.
  2. In a strainer, drain the pepper mixture and with the back of a wooden spoon (if not wooden spoon you can use spatula also), press on the peppers to extract any excess liquid.
  3. Transfer the peppers into a blender/mixer and make a puree.
  4. Press the puree through a sieve to remove the pepper skin and discard it.
  5. In another pan on a medium heat, add the pepper puree and add the sugar a little at a time and mix until the sugar has dissolved.
  6. Continue to cook the mixture for next 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from the heat when the mixture resembles a jam texture. Allow to cool and transfer into jars.

 

 

 

Dahi Bhindi – Okra/Lady Finger with Yogurt Curry

Dahi Bhindi/Okra/Lady Finger with Yogurt Curry

Preparation Time- 10 minutes, Cooking Time- 20 minutes, Servings- 2

Ingredients-

  • 20 medium size okra (bhindi)
  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1 tsp (hing)
  • 1 Tbsp besan (gram flour)
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 cup yogurt (dahi, curd)
  • 1 cup water (approximately)
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Method-

  1. Wash and pat dry the okra and cut both ends, and cut them in about 1 inch pieces.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan over medium heat and stir fry the okra till they are soft for around 5 minutes.
  3. Remove it in a bowl and use the same pan for further process.
  4. Heat 1 teaspoon oil on medium heat.As soon as the oil is hot,add cumin seeds,mustard seeds and hing.As it starts to splutter turn the flame to low.
  5. Add the besan and stir fry for about 1 minute until it has light aroma, and is golden brown in color as it will give the thickness to the gravy.
  6. Add yogurt, turmeric, chili powder and coriander powder. Mix it well. And cook until the spice mix come together. Stir it for 3 minutes.
  7. Add water and salt,let it simmer for 5 minutes on low flame.
  8. This can be best relished with jeera rice,fulka roti,chapati or paratha (Indian flat breads).

Mango Coconut Ladoo – Ready in 3 minutes!

Hello Summers!

Bringing in Summers with The King of Fruits Mango!!

Summers doesn’t mean only scorching sun and sweaty weather, it is the time for sweets,juicy fruits,ice-creams, milk-shakes, smoothies and what not??!!  OMG!! The list is endless…

So this summer, I decided to make Mango Coconut Ladoo and with only 3  ingredients.

Let’s get started without any further delay!

Preparation Time- 3 minutes,Cooking Time-No Cooking Time,Servings – 8

Ingredients-

Mango Pulp – 1 Cup,

Desiccated Coconut- 2 1/2 cups,

Powdered Sugar- 1 cup.

Method-

  • Keep ½ cup of the grated coconut separately to use it in the end.
  • Now add mango pulp,coconut and powdered sugar into a bowl and mix well.
  • Take a small portion of the mixture. Roll into round shape ball.
  • Garnish it with the reserved coconut.

Mango Coconut Ladoos are ready!! I am already droo-oo-ling over it!! Going right away in kitchen and preparing second batch of it!!

 

 

 

Bon Appetite..!!

Pizza Cups

Hola foodies!!🙌🏼

Pizza cups in appe pan is yummy kids snacks recipe and for your next party as well.These pizza cups are made without oven in 15 minutes. I am game for pizza at any hour of the day! 🍕😋Let’s start without taking any more time!!

Ingredients

  • Finely chopped bell pepper or capsicum: 1/4 cup
  • Fine chopped onions: 1/2 cup
  • Corn kernels: 1/2 cup
  • Chilly flakes: 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Pizza sauce or pasta sauce: 2 tbsp
  • Butter at room temperature
  • Pizza Seasoning -1 tsp
  • Some circular cover or lid to cut bread in circles
  • Bread slices( brown or white): 8
  • Pizza cheese or mozzarella cheese: 1 cup

Method-

1 . In a mixing bowl add bell peppers, onions and corns.

2 . Also add chilli flakes, pizza seasoning, very little salt and pizza sauce.3 . Mix the stuffing well and keep it aside.

4. Now take bread pieces and roll them thin with the help of rolling pin.

5. Put the lid on bread pieces and cut them circular with the help of sharp knife.

6. Now apply thin layer of butter on one side of the slices.

7. Take appam pan and put the bread slice butter side down in each hole of appam pan.

8. Now stuff the bread cups with vegetable stuffings.

9 . Top the cup with lots of grated cheese.

10 . Now put the appam pan of low flame.

11 . Cover the appam pan fully with some cover or lid.

12. Cook the pizza cups till they are crisp and cheese melts.13 . Pizza cups are ready to serve. Serve them hot and crisp.

Bon Appetite!😋🍴