CAKE Ingredients Whole wheat flour – 1 cup Apple puree – 1cup (Strained) Date pulp – ½ cup (Strained) Olive oil- ½ cup Vinegar – 1tbs Baking powder 1½ tsp Baking soda – 1tsp Salt – 1pinch Clove 4-5 Cinnamon – 1inch Ginger – 2 inches Almonds – Few Crushed Vanilla essence – 1tsp Method… Continue reading CAKE
CURRY LEAVES THOKKU Ingredients Curry Leaves : 2 Handful Red Chilly : 8 to 10 nos Tamarind : 1 medium lemon size Hing : ½ tsp Jaggery : 2 tsp Pepper : 1 tsp Mustard : ½ tsp Gingelly Oil : ½ ladle Salt to taste Method Take curry leaves, wash thoroughly and wipe well… Continue reading CURRY LEAVES THOKKU
RAW TURMERIC CHUTNEY Ingredients Raw Turmeric – 50gm Oil – 3 tsp Grated coconut -1 Cup Red chilli- 3 or as per taste Tamarind- Gooseberry size Jaggery – Little less than Tamarind Salt – As per taste Method Wash turmeric well, peel skin, then chop into small circles. Roast it in oil till the raw smell goes off. Then add red chilli and roast it for some more time. Grind this mixture,… Continue reading RAW TURMERIC CHUTNEY
ORANGE PEEL CHUTNEY Ingredients Peel of one orange washed and chopped into bits. Urad Dal – 1 tablespoon Red Chillies – 2 numbers A small bit of Tamarind Jaggery – 1 tablespoon Salt – 1 teaspoon Method In a Kadai, add half a tablespoon of oil & sauté the washed and chopped pieces of orange… Continue reading ORANGE PEEL CHUTNEY
MINT CORIANDER CHUTNEY Ingredients Coriander leaves – 1/2cup (Cleaned and chopped) Mint leaves – 1/2cup (Cleaned and chopped) Garlic – 2clove (optional) Ginger – 1inch Green Chilli – 1 Salt as per taste Method In a small jar add all the above ingredients except curd. blend it into a smooth paste. Add few spoons of… Continue reading MINT CORIANDER CHUTNEY
HOMEMADE TOMATO KETCHUP Ingredients Tomato- 6 medium sized Red chilli powder -1tsp Salt- ½ tsp Sugar- 2 tsp (optional, also quantity depends on sourness of tomatoes) Ginger garlic paste. Method Wash the tomatoes well. Later cook tomatoes for 10 minutes. When the outer skin opens a bit, take out the tomatoes from the water and… Continue reading HOMEMADE TOMATO KETCHUP
ORANGE MARMALADE Ingredients Peel of one orange, Half an orange fruit Half cup of jaggery Quarter tsp of cinnamon powder Quarter tsp of clove powder Pinch of salt Method Peel an orange and retain half of the fruit. Using a sharp knife remove the inner white part of the of the peel (pith) and the fibrous part of the fruit. Remove the seeds. Run the peel and fruit in mixer to a coarse paste and put it in a cup. Measure an equal quantity of jaggery, dissolve in water and strain it. In a saucepan, add the orange peel-pulp, jaggery solution, a pinch… Continue reading ORANGE MARMALADE
ALMOND CARROT PUDDING Ingredients Carrot- 1 Almonds- 2 Milk – 1/2cup Sugar -1/2 spoon (optional) Method Soak almond overnight, wash and peel carrot, cook carrot well. Grind carrot and soaked almond into a fine paste. Add ½ milk to the paste. Keep water in a large pan. Next in the same pan place this paste in a small steel bowl(double boiler method), stir it till it becomes semisolid. Once done takeit off from the water. Its ready to serve. Note: Its nutrition dense and heavy for digestion so moderation is the key.
APPLE CINNAMON SAUCE WITH FIGS Ingredients Apple 1 Cinnamon – ¼ baby spoon Fig- 1 0r 2 soaked. Method Peel apple, chop into small pieces and steam it. It turns translucent, after it cools down puree along with fig and cinnamon powder.
RAW BANANA PODI Ingredients Raw banana – 1 Rice flour- 1tsp Semolina (chiroti rave) – 3tsp. Red chilli powder – 1/2tsp Salt- As per taste Hing – 2 pinch Method Wash raw banana peel the outer skin the chop banana into thin slices. You can soak it in water to prevent it from becoming dark. Mix all the dry ingredients in a plate roll the raw banana slices so that the dry powders are coated evenly. Take a tava/ pan, smear 1tsp of oil, spread the banana slices, cover the lid and cook in very low flame, after 5mins flip and continue cooking for 5 more minutes. Now the podi is ready to be served, can be served as it is or with chutney.