Category: Desserts

Desserts

American Brownies

Ingredients For browniesButter(melted)- 1/2 cupSugar-1 cupVanilla- 1 tspEggs-2 nosAll-purpose flour(unsifted) – 1/2 cupGood quality cocoa- 1/3 cupBaking powder – 1/4 tspSalt-1/4 tspNuts(chopped) – 1/2 cup (optional) For creamy frostingButter, softened- 3 tbspGood quality cocoa -3 tbsPLight corn syrup or honey- 1 tbspVanilla- 1/2 tspConfectioners sugar- 1 cupMilk-1-2 tbsp Procedure For making brownies 1)Blend butter, sugar, […]

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Banana Nut Muffins

Ingredients Allpurpose flour(Maida) – 2 1/2 cups(unbleached)Baking soda – 1/2 tspDark brown sugar – 3/4 cupCinnamon(Karugapatta) – 1/4 tsp(ground)Smashed bananas-2 cups(about 4 to 6 bananas)Vegetable oil – 1/2 cupMilk -1/2 cupEggs(large) – 2 nosFine salt -1/8 tspPure vanilla extract- 1/2 tspWalnuts(chopped)-3/4 cup Procedure 1) Preheat the oven to 425 degrees 2)Lightly brush a 12-muffin tin […]

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Chakara Pongal

Ingredients Rice-1 cupGreen gram(Cheruparippu)- 1/4 cupJaggery(Sharkkara)-1 1/2 cupMilk-2 cupsGhee-1/2 cupCloves(Grambu)- 4 nosNutmeg(Jathikka) powder – 1 tspCashews 1/4 cupRaisins(Onakka munthiri) -1/4 cupCardamom(Elakka)-4 nosEdible camphor(Pacha karpooram)(optional) Procedure 1) Fry the rice and the green gram(moongdhal) in a pan, till the colour of the dhalstarts to change. 2) Cook rice, dhal and milk along with 3Cups of water, […]

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Payasam with Banana(Nenthrapazham) and Jaggery (Sharkkara)

Ingredients Ripe bananas(Nenthrapazham) – 1 kgJaggery(Sharkkara) -1 kgCoconut -2 nosGhee-50 gmCardamom (Elakka)- 50 gmCashewnuts – 50 gmRaisins(Onakka munthiri) – 50 gm Procedure 1) Cook the ripe bananas well (preferablyin a pressure cooker). 2) Remove the black thread-like thingsfrom them and beat the bananas in amixer grinder. -Please use only ripe bananas. 3) Grate the coconuts […]

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Bitter Gourd Chutney

Bitter gourd chutney is a nutritional recipe that goeswell with rice. Bitter gourd, also known as Pavakka, isrecommended in the treatment of blood disorders anddiabetics. Ingredients Bitter gourd(Pavakka)- 1 no(small)Tamarind(Puli) – a small pieceTurmeric powder – 1/2 tspChilly powder – 1 1/2 tspAsafoetida powder(Kayam)- 1/2 tspGingely oil(Nallenna)-2 tbspMustard seeds – 1/2 tspFenugreek(Uluva)- 1/4 tspSplit urad […]

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Ada Pradhaman

Ingredients Short grain rice(Unakkalari)250 gmJaggery- /50 gmGhee-200 gmCoconut oil- 50 gmCardamom(Elakka)-10 gmCoconut-3 nosPlantain leaves(Vazha ela)-8 piecesCashewnuts 50 gmRaisins(Onakkamunthiri)- 25 gm Procedure 1) Soak unakkalari in water for 30 mins.Later, strain it. 2)When it becomes dry, grind it toa veryfine powder. Make sure you don’t have any lumps inthe powder. 3)Place the plantain leaves directly onthe […]

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