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Friday, October 28, 2011

Tribute-to-jayasreeaval-BananaChips

Thanks to Jayashree aunt of Kailas Kitchen, her blog has got easy recipes too for an amateur like me. A tribute to her by this post.

I selected to make Banana Chips as it was easy and fast.

Banana Chips:

Ingredients:
Banana Chips
  • 2 Bananas (used yelakka banana so it was sweet and hot)
  • Oil for deep frying - 100 gms
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Chilli Powder - 3 tsp
Method:
  1. Heat oil in a kadai
  2. Cut the bananas and keep it ready
  3. Once the oil is ready, put the bananas and fry them till they turn golden brown
  4. Take them into a bowl which has holes to drain the oil
  5. Sprinkle salt and chilli powder and mix them well
Serves: 2 for snacks

Raw Banana should be used to get only hot taste.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Z for "Zoo Cookies"

Z for "Zoo Cookies"

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence
  • 2 cups flour (maida)
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahreheit (F).
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Add egg and vanilla.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients, add slowly to butter mixture.
  5. Roll out half of dough to 1/8" thickness.
  6. Cut animals shapes with cutter.
  7. Do the same for the remaining dough.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. Cool and enjoy your zoo cookies.

Wheat as Main Ingredient

"Wheaty Wonders:"
Ingredients:
1 cup maida/all purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 cup milk
1/3 cup oil
4 tsp. baking powder
1 cup whole wheat flour

Preparation:
Have the children help measure and mix the ingredients.
Divide the mixture into 20 parts and have the children knead the dough for about a minute.
Have them press the dough flat to about 1/4 inch thick.
Place butter on a griddle. Place the dough patties on it and fry on each side for about 4 minutes, until brown.
Serve with butter, peanut butter or honey.

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Friday, June 12, 2009

Interesting Puffed Cakes (Idlis)

  • 1 1/4 cups semolina
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chopped, boiled vegetables (carrots, french beans, peas, corn, etc)
  • 2 tsp. ginger paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Eno's fruit salt
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • salt to taste
  • oil for greasing
For Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds
  • a pinch asafoetida
  • some oil
  1. Mix the semolina, buttermilk, vegetables, ginger paste, oil and salt in a bowl to make a smooth batter. Keep aside for half an hour.
  2. Add the fruit salt, mix well and pour the batter into a greased (idli) pancake mould. Steam for 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare the seasoning by heating the oil, adding the mustard seeds, sesame seeds and asafoetida and frying until the seeds crackle.
  4. Pour over the prepared pancakes.
  5. Cut into pieces and serve hot.