Showing posts from June 28, 2015


Tried making something different from cauliflower today!Try cauliflower chutney for a change..I am sure you will not be disappointed :) Ingredients: Onion - 1 Green or red chillies - 4-6  (adjust to your spice level) Ginger - 1 inch (Chopped finely) Garlic - 3-4 pods (Chopped finely) Lemon juice - 1 tsp Cauliflower - 200g Oil - 2 teaspoon For Tempering Oil - 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon Urad dhal - 1 teaspoon curry leaves - 10 -15 HOW TO MAKE : Heat a kadai and  add 2 teaspoon of oil. Add garlic, ginger, Green chillies and onion. Fry till onion is brown in color. Add cauliflower. Add salt and close the lid. Let the Cauliflower get cooked for abt 5 minutes. Add lemon juice. Mix well. Switch off the flame. Let the mixture cool a bit and grind to paste. Serve as a side dish with roti/idly/dosa. Preparation time: 10 mins


My hubby's favourite sweet is Basundi!very easy to make..just need some patience:-)Follow this recipe for an easy version of basundi! INGREDIENTS : Milk - 1 liter Sugar - 6 tbsp Condensed milk - 4 tbsp Chopped Nuts(pista,cashews,almonds) - 1.5 tbsp Saffron - 4 to 5 strands Powdered Nuts - 1 tsp(optional) Cardamom powder - a pinch HOW TO MAKE : Chop the nuts and keep it ready. Add milk to a deep bottomed pan (i usednonstick one) and simmer it till it is reduced to almost half.It may take atleast 20mins so keep stirring in between so that it doesnt get burnt at the bottom. Now add condensed milk to it and mix it well.Keep stirring to avoid burning at the bottom. Add 4 to 5 saffron strands and let it boil for atleast 8 to 10 mins in low flame.You can see malai forming,Keep stirring.Now add sugar and whisk it well.Scrap the sides. Once milk is thick and creamy with malai formed add the nuts and let it simmer for few more minutes. Add nuts powder along with cardamom powde