Showing posts from May, 2015

Sweet (Jaggery) Tomato Chutney

Traditional dishes are always mush more tastier... Like this one, this dish is traditionally made on a coal stove, and cooked slowly, till it gets thicken...  Now in this modern kitchen, it is not possible to get coal stove... But, I tried to create the same in my Kitchen... This is actually my Grandmother's recipe.. And, she passed it to my mom... My mother, always use to make this Chutney in a bulk... I like it with all the stuffed paranthas, with all Kachori's, all types of rice... Yummmm.... Ingredients you will need - Tomato - 5 (medium size) Cooking oil - 2 tbsp Cumin seeds -1tsp Mustard Seeds - 1tsp Salt to taste Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp Jaggery (Gud) - 4 big pieces Raisins - 2 tbsp (optional) Directions you want to follow -   Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds to crackle, then add mustard seeds. Add chopped tomatoes to the heated oil. Add all the spices, except Jaggery (Gud) and raisins. Cover and cook for 5

Triple Chocolate Rocky Road Bundt Cake #BundtBakers

I have been wanting to bake chocolate cake from a long time.... Somehow, the other cake flavors were getting baked and chocolate was not getting it's turn... The other day, I was googling for the  variety of cakes, I can make, which also goes with this month's theme. I didn't found any cake, in which I can put everything in the batter, and it comes out perfectly as I want... Well, this time I wanted to experiment with, what my heart wanted me to bake... I have been picturing the Chocolate Bars inside the cake from a week.. I knew, Chocolate is going to melt inside the cake.. But, I wanted to see how different Chocolates, together is going to affect the flavors.. I am very happy to inform you,it was one of the most yummy, melt in mouth cake ever... I am so happy, that I did what really I wanted to do.. And it turned out so awesome... Lately, I have been working only with egg-less cakes... Different flavors... And what little tricks, make them moist, yummy and fl

Salted Caramel Butter Cookies #Creative Cookie Exchange

Life sometimes, gets too busy, and you start to feel 24 hours of the day is not sufficient... That's what, was happening to me from last week...  Early morning, I have whole day planned, with my work including my Kiddo's schedule too.... But somehow, by the end of the day I realized that, I haven't touched my work... My mom says, whenever this happens to you, that means you are not putting yourself in the priority list... Might be true..  Well, now I have decided to give sometime to myself, and do what I really wanted to do... So, here I am presenting you a most delicious, easy and yummy buttery cookies... which I was trying to bake for the whole week. This recipe is adapted by Kevin and Amanda . I followed the recipe, with some minor changes... But, I absolutely loved the cookies... They are just delicious.. You can so just never stop at one...  The theme this month is Caramel - - any kind of Caramel in any kind of cookie! If you are a blogger and

Baked Peas Kachori #Breadbakers

I have very beautiful memories from my Childhood for all traditional foods... Peas used to be a seasonal vegetable when we were growing up... It wasn't like today, that frozen peas was so easily available throughout the year... Peas starts coming in the farmer's market, by the end of November.... But, it use to be very costly, and by the mid of December, the peas were abundantly available in all the Veggie's market.... We were staying in the rural area, and my mom used to buy Peas with cover in a bulk... Me and my sister, use to help her in peeling those Peas, and then she makes small portion packets, and freeze it.. So, that we can enjoy Peas even in summer.  So, these Kachori's became our weekend breakfast in Wintery months... I tried to make it as good as my mom, but then her cooking has a special touch of love, which makes the food much more tastier.... You can fry these Kachori's as well as bake them...  She use to make both of them, as my dad was

Nutty Mutter Mushroom

I am not much fan of Mushrooms.... But,it does have lots of health benefits... Studies shows it helps prevent the chronic disease, due to the presence of antioxidants... I have tried lots of preparations of Mushroom.. Though it is loved by my family, the preparations somehow does not appeal me... And then I started avoiding getting Mushrooms from the store. Last weekend, I went to the nearest Chinese grocery store... I love this store, as it always has fresh vegetables, any time of the day or any time of the week you check there... So, when I saw this box of Mushroom over there, couldn't resist and brought it home... Now, was confused what to make from these mushrooms... I thought, if nothing appeals me, then I will use it in a Veg Biryani.. Then, an idea stuck me, of making it with nuts... I am glad, I made it, as I loved it... And it was so delicious, that all the curry was finished in 1 meal... Happy me.... So, here is the recipe for Nutty Mutter Mushroom, f