Friday, May 13, 2011

Fruit Cusrard..

Fruit Custard


1/2 cup Mango pieces

2 cup cold milk

1/2 cup orange pieces

1 apple cut pieces

1 package JELL-O Instant Pudding and Pie Filling, Vanilla Flavor

2 tablespoons sugar

POUR milk, into small bowl. Add pudding mix.
Beat with wire whisk until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes.
Let stand 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Pour over mango piecs ,oranges and apple pieces in dishes.
Chill 1 hour.

SPRINKLE sugar over the fruits...its optional...i avoided it..

Garnish with almonds n marshmallows for kids..

Palak paneer

PAlak Panner


250 gms paneer (cubed and lightly fried till brown in a tsp of oil)
3 big bunches spinach (discard the coarse stems) – blanch in hot water for 2 mts and make a paste and keep aside
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 onions finely chopped
2 green chillis slit length wise
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp red chilli pwd
2 big tomatoes
1 cup water (use the water in which spinach was blanched)
salt to taste
½ tsp garam masala pwd (make a pwd of 2 cloves, 1 cardamom and 1” cinnamon stick)
1 tbsp fresh cream or milk
¼ tsp kasuri methi (optional)

1 Add oil in a heavy bottomed vessel and add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add the onions and green chillis sauté them till light brown. Don’t burn them.
2 Add ginger garlic paste and fry further for 3 minutes. Add red chilli pwd and combine well.
3 Add the tomato paste and let it cook for 5-6 mts on medium heat. Add the palak paste and let it cook further for another 4-5 mts.
4 Add the fried paneer cubes and combine. Cook covered on low heat for 3 mts. Add the palak water and salt and cook on medium heat for 10-12 mts.
5 Add creami, garam masala pwd and kasuri methi (opt) and mix well.
6 Reduce flame, cover and cook for 2 mts.
7 Serve hot with rotis or white steamed rice or rotis.

yummo n healthy !!!

Peanut Chutney

Ingredients Peanuts - 3/4 cup Onion 1 Redchilly pwd 1/2 tsp or more as needed Garlic pods 3 Salt as required To...