Tuesday, January 10, 2012


















Homemade Mango Icecream....

Ingredients:

Mango Pulp – 30 oz can
Sweetened Condensed Milk – 14 oz can
Whipped Topping – 8 oz container
Fresh Mango – cubed, optional

Method:

In a big bowl pour in the Mango Pulp, Condensed Milk and the Whipped Topping.
Fold them in very well but very gently.
Pour into a dish with a tight fitting lid.
Cover and place in the freezer for 2 hours.
Allow it to freeze for another 3 hours or so.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips:

1. Fresh Mango plup can be substituted for the can.

Recipe from a cooking channel...


Enjoy the New year with this sweet treat...

umita
















Corainder Rice...Cilantro Rice







Ingredients




1 cup rice

2-3 tsp oil

Salt to taste




For grinding:




1 cup coriander leaves

1 onion

2-3 green chillies




For Tempering:




1 tsp Chana dal (Bengal gram dal)

1 tsp urad dal

1 tsp cashew nuts opt..i didn't use

Asafoetida- a pinch

whole red chilli 2




1/2 onion to saute//




Preparation




Grind the coriander leaves along with other ingredients. In a pan heat oil and onion n temper with the given ingredients. To that add the coriander paste and salt. Let it cook for few minutes until the raw smell of the onion and coriander is gone. Add the rice and fold gently until all the ingredients mix well and the rice takes up the flavours. n cook in rice cooker...or open pan..

Serve hot with pappad or chips...




opt can squeeze a lime..







Enjoy this simple yet yummy dish...






Umita








Butter Chicken

Ingredients

Oil 1 tsp
butter 1 tbsp
chicken 1 kg
chilli pwd 1 tsp i used kashmiri chilli pwd
cream 1/2 cup i used sour cream
garam masala a pinch
ginger garlic cut pieces 1 tsp each
green chillis 2 can deseed if u want less spicy
onion 1 large
salt
Mace 1
cardamon 4
kasuri methi 1 tsp
tomatoes 3

marinate chicken

tandoori masala 1/2 tsp
ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp
salt


Directions

Marinate the chicken for one hour
Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken for 10 minutes. Remove the chicken and keep aside.

In the remaining oil butter , add cardamon mace chopped onions fry till golden, then add the ginger-garlic tomatoes kasuri methi ,chillies, chill pwd n once cooked grind into puree..turn to the pan add the fried chicken pieces .Add the cream at the end...

Mix well and cook until it is done.
Serve with roti or naan...

Enjoy!!
umita






























MANGO THOKKU ...MANGO PICKLE

Ingredients:
• 1 Sour Mango (peeled, grated finely)
• 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
• 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
• 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
• 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
• Virgin Sesame Oil gingelly oil 3 to 4 tbsp...will need more if wanted
• 1 tsp Salt
Asefotida 1/2 tsp

How to make Mango Thokku:
• Grate the Mango. Keep aside.
• Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.anf Fenugreek
seeds Allow spluttering.add asedotida pwd
• Now add turmeric powder and the grated mango.
• Add the salt and chilli powder, and turn the heat down to
medium.
• Keep stirring.
• Remove the pan off the heat. Keep aside uncovered until
cool.
CAN BE STORED UPTO A MONTH..

serve with dosa or Yogurt Rice

Enjoy!!

umita
— at mango thokku.