Month: October 2008

Rice Pudding Recipe

Preparation time : 1 hr(approx) | Serves 6 persons Looking for a rice food and here it is your home made rice pudding . Rice pudding is generally known as Kheer in South Asian cuisine and is very traditional dessert item for any dinner party. It is simply made from rice, milk, solid milk and sugar. Its not only very delicious but also very nutritious for children.Ingredients:1 kg milk½ cup crushed rice2 cup condensed milkSugar to taste (if required)¼ cup khoya/mawa (optional)Crushed pistachio and almond as required Gibson Generra Collection 8 Piece Cookware Set in Black Rice Dream Rice Drink, Enriched Original, Organic, 8-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 27) Jell-O Cook & Serve Fat Free Rice Pudding, 3.4-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 24) Uncle Ben’s Rice Pudding With Cinnamon Raisins, 5.5-Ounce Units (Pack of 12) Procedure:1. Boil milk in a pan.2. Add rice in the milk and stir continuously to cook it on medium heat so that lumps are not formed.3. After 15 minutes when rice becomes completely soft add condense milk and stir well.4. If you require add sugar in it and stir continuously.5. After 5-8 minutes add khoya in it and cook (if you are not using khoya, then cook the mixture until it becomes thick).6. After 5-10 minutes the mixture starts to thick and when its texture just like custard paste or cream (when you drop mixture from...

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Gulab Jamun

Preparation time : 30mins | Serve 10 persons South Asian sweets are popular in the world and Gulab Jamun is one them. It is of two types ,one is light brown in color which is very soft and delicious while the other one is black. The main ingredients are milk solids which are brown in color but if you can not find it then you can aslo make Gulab Jamun by using milk powder which is also very easily available.Ingredients:2 cup powder milk3 tbspn Semolina (suji)2 tbspn plain flour3 tbspn oil3 tbspn cream2 tspn baking powder1 eggOil for deep frying1 cup water2 cup sugar Gulab Jamun – 2 lb. Box Assorted Indian Sweets – 2 lb. Box Book of Indian Sweets (Paperback) Procedure:1. In a bowl, mix milk powder, plain flour, semolina, baking powder, oil and cream.2. Knead the dough using egg, make sure the dough is smooth otherwise you’re the gulab jamun balls will remain hard from inside.3. Make small and smooth balls of lemon size.4. Heat oil in a deep pan, on low heat fry the balls and stir constantly so that they cook evenly.5. Make sugar syrup using 1 cup water and 2 cup sugar.6. Put all the balls in the syrup and cook on medium low heat till syrup bubbles starts to rise on top.7. After it, put the balls in a bowl to serve....

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Butter Pecan Cookies

Preparation time (approx) : 35 mins | Serves 12 persons Most of the cookies are made by the same method .The only difference is the addition of particular flavor like any dry fruits or chocolate .This enhances the flavor of cookies and gives it unique taste. In this recipe pecan is used in the filling of cup cookie along with egg and brown sugar,which are the main ingredients for making filling of pecan cookie. This butter pecan cookie is usually served after refrigeration . Ingredients:3 tbspn cream cheese1 cup plane flour½ cup butter (approx. 100 gms)1 cup pecan (crushed)1 egg3 tbspn brown sugar Chicago Metallic Professional Nonstick 12-Cup Muffin Pan Mi-Del Wheat and Gluten Free Mini Pecan Cookies, 8-Ounce Bag (Pack of 12) Wilton Cupcakes and More Stand – Silvertone (Holds 38) Birthday Decorate Your Own Cupcake Kit, 22 Cupcakes Procedure:1. In bowl mix flour, butter and cream cheese and form smooth dough.2. In a cookie tray make cups of dough so that the side of each cup is not so thin and thick. To make good shape cups put a small piece of dough in a cup of tray and slightly press and spread it along the sides to cover it.3. In a bowl mix egg, brawn sugar and pecan.4. Put 1-2 tbspn of this mixture in every cup.5. Preheat oven to 250 oF or 300oF and bake...

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KFC Chicken Recipe

Preparation time (approx) : 20 mins | Serves 4 persons Fried chicken is a popular item specially at fast food restaurants and when we talk about KFC food , the first thing that comes in mind is their yummy chicken . All age people like this crispy fried chicken. It is very easy to cook at home because it requires very little spices. To make this exactly like KFC’s chicken , we can coat the chicken pieces in flour and then fry the chicken . Detailed instructions and list of ingredients are below Ingredients:1 Chicken breast (make 4 thin slices of it)1 cup rice flour1 cup corn flour½ cup plane flour1 tspn mustard powder1 tspn black pepper1 tspn salt½ tspn Chinese salt1 tspn chicken powder1 tspn baking powder2 eggsOil for deep frying Marination:1 tspn black pepper1 tspn salt1 tbspn white vinegar Anolon Advanced Ultimate 12-Inch Covered Stir-Fry Pan Paderno World Cuisine Meat Tenderizer with 12-1/2-Inch Wood Handle, Aluminum Oster 5712 Electronic 2-Tier 6.1-Quart Food Steamer George Foreman GSF026B Deep Fryer with Smart Spin Technology Procedure:1. In a bowl mix well rice flour, plane flour, corn flour, mustard powder, salt, pepper, Chinese salt, baking powder and chicken powder ( best way is to cover the bowl and shake it well).2. Marinate the chicken slices in vinegar pepper and salt and leave for 10 minutes.3. In a separate bowl beat eggs,...

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Spicy Chicken Recipe

Preparation time (approx) : 50 mins | Serves 12 persons Cooking spicy chicken is really easy and this is one of my best chicken recipes . It is slightly similar to traditional Chicken Qorma ( Also called chicken curry ) but addition of fresh cream and spices makes it different from other recipes. It has little bit of creamy texture due to the addition of cream and tastes very delicious Ingredients:1 kg chicken pieces2 medium size onions (chopped)½ cup yoghurt 1 cup tomato paste½ cup whipped cream1 tbspn ginger paste1 tbspn garlic paste2 cloves2 cardamoms1 cinnamon stick1 bay leaf1 tbspn coriander powder½ tspn cumin powder1 tspn all spice powder1 tspn fresh coriander2-3 green chilies choppedSalt to taste SunBird Golden Curry Mix, Hot, 3.5-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 12) Knorr Boullion, Granulated, Chicken Flavored, 7.9-Ounce Jars (Pack of 12) Hain Pure Foods Vegetarian Chicken Flavored Gravy Mix, 1-Ounce Packets (Pack of 24) Lodge Logic Pre-Seasoned 5-Quart Chicken Fryer with Iron Cover Procedure:1. Heat oil in a pan.2. Add red chili powder, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick and bay leaf and cook for 2 minutes.3. Add chicken, ginger, garlic paste, salt and 1 cup water in it and cover to cook chicken 3/4th at least for 15 minutes.4. Uncover the pan and add toamato paste, green chili, coriander powder and cumin powder and cook on high heat and stir.5. After 8 minutes add...

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Macaroni Salad Recipe

Preparation time (approx) : 15 mins | Serves 6 persons Salads are very nutritious and there are always health benefits of vegetables only when fresh vegetables are used .To add to taste and attraction , macaroni is added in this recipe along with vegetables plus delicious sauce specially made of mayonnaise. This is one of the easiest macaroni vegetable salads which can be made in short span of time and specially vegetarians would love it and serve it with fresh garlic bread. Ingredients: 1 cup Macaroni 1 cup iceberg 1 cup carrot (chopped) 1 cup capsicum (chopped) 1 cup pineapple (chopped) 1 cup mayonese 1 tspn chili sauce/hot sauce 4 tbspn milk 1 tspn salt 1 tbspn lemon juice 1 tbspn olive oil 2 tbspn tomato ketchup 1 tbspn tabasco sauce Suddenly Pasta Salad, Chipotle Ranch, 5.9-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 12) PFY SN1558 Bowl Appetit Pasta, 2.4 oz., Chicken Herb and Rice, 12 Per Carton Salad Inspiration: A Salad Cookbook for Everyday or Entertaining (Paperback) Signature Now & Then Set of Six 9-inch Salad Plate, Red Pepper Procedure: 1. In boil water put macaroni and 1 tbspn oil. 2. Cook for 5-10 minutes till it becomes soft, and then drain out water from it. 3. In a bowl mix mayonnaise, hot sauce, tomato ketchup, tabasco sauce, salt and milk. 4. Marinate vegetables in lemon juice and olive oil. 4....

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Chicken Zinger Burger Recipe

Preparation time : 30 mins (approx.) | Serves 4 persons Zinger burger is one the favorite fast food of youth specially kids. It is called with this name because of shape of meat piece placed in between the buns. There are usually two types of zinger burgers, Chicken zinger burger and other is Fish zinger burger but Chicken zinger is much more popular. The burger picture shown above is of chicken and it is as good as any fast food burger you have ever had . Also have a look at the book Recipe of the Week : Burgers for getting access to secrets and techniques of making a variety of burgers at home. Ingredients:4 Burgers2 Chicken breast (make 4 thin slices of it)1 cup rice flour1 cup corn flour½ cup plane flour1 tspn mustard powder1 tspn black pepper1 tspn salt½ tspn Chinese salt1 tspn chicken powder1 tspn baking powder2 eggsMayonniase as required4 Salad leaves4 Cheddar Cheese slices (optional)Oil for deep frying Marination:1 tspn black pepper1 tspn salt1 tbspn white vinegar George Foreman Next Grilleration 4-Burger Grills with Removable Plates George Foreman GRP4PBW Next Grilleration 4-Burger Grill with Removable Plates with Bun warmer, Platinum George Foreman GRP90WGR Next Grilleration Removable-Plate Grill with 5 Plates, Red George Foreman 360 Removable 5 Plate Grills Procedure:1. Cut each burger from the center horizontally and heat them for a minute in the oven...

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7 Layer Salad Recipe

Preparation time: 30mins | Serves 10 persons Salads recipes are very easy to make and ingredients for most of the recipes of salads remain same.They differ only in presentation , dip or flavor used . Presentation of salad matters the most since it attracts more people to eat the healthy food specially those who are not fond of vegetables. The 7 in this recipe name is not a recipe number instead it is the number of layers in this salad i.e seven layers. This 7 layer salad is also one of those vegetarian salads in which main ingredients are fresh vegetables; but the vegetable salad presentation and the use of little dip sauce makes it different from other recipes of salads. Also have a look at the book Salad Dressings 101 for making different salads recipes. Ingredients: 2-3 bunch of salad leaves (or as required) Carrots chopped (as required) Peas (as required) (optional) Egg noodles (1 pack) Sweet corns (as required) 4 Hard boiled eggs (make its slices) Capsicum chopped (as required) Spring onions (as required) 1 jar Mayonnaise (as required) 3 tbspn yogurt Salt to taste Pepper to taste Lemon juice as required 1 tbspn sugar Shredded cheddar cheese (as required)(optional) 1 cup shredded boil chicken Presto 02970 Professional SaladShooter Electric Slicer/Shredder, White 500 Best-Ever Salads: Presenting Every Kind Of Salad From Appetizers And Side Dishes To Impressive...

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Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Preparation time 1hr approx. | Serve 10 persons Biryani is usually prepared with meat but you can also use vegetables in the case of vegetable biryani . Those who are vegetarians will no doubt love this recipe because it contains lots of vegetables with little spicy flavors. Cooking vegetable biryani is very easy and simple and it will be more tasty and nutritious when you use fresh vegetables instead of frozen veges. Ingredients: Vegetables:250 gm cabbage (boil)250 gm spinach (boil)½ kg carrot (boil)250 gm green peas (boil)750 gm onion (julienne)½ kg spring onion (chopped)1 bunch coriander leaves1 bunch mint leaves10-15 large thick green chilies5-6 potatoes (cut in bid pieces and fry for just 5mins)½ kg tomato (chopped)2 kg rice (soaked in water) Spices: 2 tbspn ginger paste2 tbspn garlic paste1 tspn turmeric powder1 ½ tbspn red chili powder½ tbspn coriander powder2 tbspn all spices powder½ tspn nutmeg and mice powder1 tbspn cumin powder5-6 cinnamon sticks8-10 cloves7-8 green cardamom200 gm yogurtSalt to taste2 cup oil (or as you required) 10 Piece Bamboo Utensil Set With Extra Large Spoons And Turners From Mom with Love – A Complete Guide to Indian Cooking and Entertaining (Hardcover) Procedure: 1. Put oil in a deep pan and fry onions and spring onions together till they become light brown in color.2. After that add tomato and ginger garlic paste and cover the pan to cook...

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Chicken Biryani

Preparation time : 1hr. | Serves 8-10 persons Biryani is typical South Asian dish which is usually made from meat of any kind. (Beef, chicken, mutton, prawn and fish). Meat, rice and potato are its main ingredients. There are many methods for preparing biryani of which some are spicy some are not . It is not necessary that it is always spicy. In this recipe chicken is used and hence the name Chicken Biryani. Ingredients: 1kg chicken pieces 1 kg rice 4 medium size onions (julienne) 6 medium size tomatoes (cut in large pieces) 3 cups yogurt (as required)...

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