Month: March 2013

Moist Vanilla Cupcakes

Preparation time : 30 mins. | Serves 12 medium cupcakes These Moist Vanilla Cupcakes are extremely soft and yummy cupcakes which look very tempting. You may add topping of your choice but shiny, liquid chocolate sauce goes wonderful with these delicious cupcakes. Ingredients: ½ cup butter (softened to room temperature) ⅔ cup granulated white sugar 3 large eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp lemon zest 1½ cup flour 1½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ¼ cup buttermilk For Topping: 2-3 tbsp cocoa powder ½ cup heavy cream Sugar to taste 1 tbsp butter Procedure: 1. Preheat oven...

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Stromboli Recipe

Preparation time : 60 mins. + Dough resting time | Serves 6-8 pieces This stromboli recipe belongs to either American or Italian cuisine, since its dough is quite similar to Italian bread. Though the filling of the stromboli is more or less similar to the pizza topping but has slightly different flavor because of its method. The most interesting thing of this recipe is its way of stuffing and the sealing which makes its look very impressive. Ingredients: For Dough: 2½ cup all-purpose flour 1 tbsp instant yeast 3 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 egg 3 tbsp oil...

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Broccoli Slaw Ramen

Preparation time : 10 mins. | Serves 1 large bowl This Broccoli Slaw Ramen is prepared with ramen noodles, dried cranberries and walnuts along with broccoli slaw mix veggies. The dressing is simple and easy and gives very light flavor, you may also add typical coleslaw seasoning to this dressing to make it little bit creamy but i would prefer it to prepare without mayo dressing. Ramen seasoning mix also go good with this dressing. Ingredients: 32 oz broccoli coleslaw mix 8 oz sweetened dried cranberries 1 cup roasted walnuts (chopped) 2 pkg Ramen noodles For Dressing: ¼ cup...

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Chicken Tostadas

Preparation time : 20 mins. | Serves 6 persons This chicken tostadas is prepared with Mexican salsa and taco seasoning thus has some spicy and sour flavor. This tostadas recipe is a complete meal which can be best served at lunch as it contains all necessary ingredients including chicken, veggies and carbohydrate. You may also add refried beans to add some more flavors to this chicken tostadas. Ingredients: 4 chicken breast halves (cut into ¼” wide strips) ¼ cup chopped onion 2 tbsp butter 16 oz mexican salsa 2 tbsp taco seasoning mix (or according to your taste) 1...

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Kunafa Recipe With Ricotta

Preparation time : 25 mins. | Serves 4-6 persons This Kunafa recipe is taken from Arabian Cuisine where it is one of the most famous sweets. This recipe is prepared in a different fashion as compare to typical Kunafa, in this recipe ricotta cheese is used as stuffing and crisp vermicelli is used in place of Kataifi. Ingredients: 1 lb Khoya or ricotta cheese 1 cup vermicelli or Kataifi ¾ cup butter (melted) Crushed almond for topping Crushed pistachio for topping Raisin For topping 1 cup sugar ½ cup water 1 tbsp rose water Procedure: 1. Preheat oven on...

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Vegetable Paella Recipe

Preparation time : 20 mins. | Serves 6 persons This Vegetable Paella Recipe is prepared with couscous instead of typical rice and is also known as vegetable couscous. In this recipe lots of fresh veggies are used which you can adjust according to the availability. You may also prepare this recipe in the form of thick gravy like by adding tomato sauce in the recipe and cook couscous along with veggies and broth. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion (chopped) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1½ tsp paprika ¼ tsp cayenne pepper Salt to taste 2 cup white...

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Pistachio Pudding Cake

Preparation time : 50 mins. | Serves 6-8 persons This Pistachio Pudding Cake is extremely delicious as it is very soft and full of pistachio flavor. You can do lots of variations with this lovely cake by applying different frosting, in this particular recipe simple vanilla frosting is used, whereas whipped cream or cream cheese frosting with chopped nuts topping can also be applied. Ingredients: 18 ¼ oz white cake mix 4 eggs 1 cup soda water ½ cup crushed pistachio 3.4 oz instant pistachio pudding ¼ cup vegetable oil Vanilla frosting for topping Procedure: 1. In a large...

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Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Preparation time : 30 mins. | Serves 6 persons This Bourbon Chicken Recipe is taken from Chinese cuisine and thus its quick and easy recipe to prepare at home. Its method is more or less similar to sweet and sour chicken with little difference in ingredients. The bourbon chicken gives excellent flavor when it is served with vegetable fried rice. Ingredients: 2 lb chicken breast (cut into bite-size pieces) 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove (crushed) ¼ tsp ginger ¾ tsp crushed red pepper flakes ¼ cup apple juice ⅓ cup light brown sugar 2 tbsp ketchup 1...

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Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

Preparation time : 15 mins. | Serves 4 sandwiches This Tuna Sandwich Recipe is prepared with veggies, egg and Thousand Island Dressing sauce which no doubt a one of a tasty sauce for any kind of salad. This tuna sandwich would be a healthy supper food for youngsters. Ingredients: 1 can white tuna (drained and flaked) 3 celery sticks (finely diced) ½ red or green capsicum (diced finely) ¼ cup sweet relish ½ cup or less Thousand Island Dressing 2 large boiled egg (thinly sliced) ¼ tsp salt Black pepper to taste For Assembling: 4 Grande Italian sandwich rolls...

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Spinach Rice Recipe

Preparation time : 20 mins. | Serves 2-4 persons This Spinach Rice Recipe is a simple, quick and easy recipe. This rice is usually served with curry like vegetable or chicken curry but it tastes good with any kind of meat or vegetable curries. Ingredients: 2 cup long grain rice (soaked in water for 30 mins.) 2 cup spinach (chopped) 1 small onion (chopped) 2-3 green chilies (julienne) 1 tsp garlic (minced) ½ tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp black pepper corns 2-3 cloves salt to taste ¼ cup oil Procedure: 1. Heat oil in a saucepan, saute onion for...

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