Peanut Butter and Honey Banana Ice Cream


Ingredients:
  • Banana -- 1 1/2 peeled medium, sliced into coins and frozen until solid
  • Peanut butter -- 3 tablespoons
  • Honey -- 2 teaspoons
Method:
  • Blend bananas in food processor until they are the consistency of soft serve ice cream.
  • Blend in peanut butter and honey, and transfer to a freezer container and freeze until solid.

Khajur Barfi

Ingredients:
  • Condensed Milk -- 500 ml
  • Dates -- 500 gms, deseeded
  • Mixed Dryfruits (badam, cashew, pista) -- 250 gm
  • Dessicated Dry Coconut -- 1/2 cup
Method:
  • Break up dates coarsely
  • Add milk and dryfruit all in a heavy, non-stick pan.
  • Cook on slow flame, stirring continuously.
  • Do not allow to stick to bottom.
  • It takes a while to cook
  • Stir gently till a soft lump forms.
  • Spread some of the coconut on a butter paper sheet.
  • Grease hands and take a chunk of the mixture and roll into a thick roll, on the sheet, all the coconut to cover it.
  • Chill the rolls in the fridge
  • Cut into slices Or set in a tray and cut into squares.

Egg Omelette - II

Ingredients:
  • Egg -- 1
  • Onion -- 3 tbsp, cut into pieces
  • Green Chilli -- 1
  • Red Chilli Powder -- 1 tbsp
  • Tomato -- 2tsp, chopped (optional)
  • Carrot -- 1 tsp, chopped (optional)
  • Salt -- As per required
  • Oil -- 2 tsp
Method:
  • Beat egg well in a bowl.
  • Add salt,chilli powder to it and again beat for 1 min.
  • Now add onion,tomato,chilli,carrot and mix well.
  • Heat a flat pan,pour oil.
  • Pour the egg mixture on the pan and spread it evenly.
  • After 1 min, flip it over and again cook for 1 min.
  • Serve hot.
Note:
If you want, you can add 1/2 tsp of Garam Masala Powder.

Egg Omelette-I

Ingredients:
  • Egg -- 1
  • Salt -- as per required
  • Red Chilli Powder -- 1/2 tsp
  • Oil -- 1 tsp
Method:
  • Beat egg well in a bowl.
  • Add salt and chilli powder to it.Again beat for few seconds.
  • Take a flat pan,heat oil and pour the egg mixture into it.
  • Slowly spread the mixture on the pan.
  • Cook for 2 min.
  • Flip over the omelette to other side and cook for 1 min.
  • Remove form pan and serve hot.

Bonda

Ingredients:

  • All Purpose Flour -- 1 Cup
  • Rice Flour -- 2 tbsp
  • Curd -- 1 Cup
  • Cooking soda -- 1/4 tsp
  • Salt -- as per required
  • Oil -- for deep frying

Method:

  • Mix all the ingredients except oil.
  • See that the batter is thick.If necessary add some water or curd to make batter.
  • Cover it with a lid and let it stay for overnight.
  • Heat oil in a vessel. Shape the batter into round bondas. 
  • Fry them on low flame till golden in color. 
  • Serve hot with chutney or sambar.

Note:
The bondas are very tasty if you ferment the batter overnight.
If not possible, prepare the batter at least one hour before.

Broken Rice Upma



Ingredients:
  • Rice Ravva -- 1 Cup
  • Onion -- 1 medium sized
  • Cumin Seeds -- 1 tbsp
  • Green Chilli -- 5
  • Ginger -- 1 inch
  • Black gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Bengal Gram -- 3 tbsp
  • Green Gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard -- 2 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves -- few
  • Water -- 3 Cups
  • Salt -- as per required
Method:
  • Heat a vessel,fry the rice ravva for some time. 
  • Remove ravva from vessel and keep it aside. 
  • Now pour oil into the vessel,add all the ingredients except water and ravva. Fry them for 2 min.
  • Now add water and salt to it. Let water boils. Here check the taste of the water, so that you can add some salt. 
  • Now slowly pour ravva into the vessel by stirring continuously so that no lumps are formed.
  • Let it cook for 2 min on a high flame. 
  • Now simmer the flame and cook till done.
  • Swich off the stove,cover the lid and wait for 5 min. 
  • Now the upma is done. Serve hot. 

Broken Wheat Upma


Ingredients:
  • Broken Wheat/ Dalia-- 1 Cup
  • Onion -- 1 medium sized
  • Tomato -- 2
  • Green Chilli -- 5
  • Garlic -- 1 inch
  • Potato -- 1 medium sized (Optional)
  • Black gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Bengal Gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard -- 2 tbsp
  • Ground nuts -- 2 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves -- few
  • Water -- 3 Cups
  • Turmeric powder -- a pinch
  • Salt -- as per required
Method:
  • Heat a vessel,fry the dalia till it becomes light reddish. 
  • Remove dalia from vessel and keep it aside. 
  • Now pour oil into the vessel,add all the ingredients except water and dalia. Fry them for 2 min.
  • Now add water and salt to it. Let water boils. Here check the taste of the water, so that you can add some salt. 
  • Now slowly pour dalia into the vessel by stirring continuously so that no lumps are formed.
  • Let it cook for 2 min on a high flame. 
  • Now simmer the flame and cook till done.
  • Swich off the stove,cover the lid and wait for 5 min. 
  • Now the upma is done. Serve hot. 

Vermicelli Upma

Ingredients:
  • Vermicelli -- 2 Cups
  • Onion -- 1 medium sized
  • Tomato -- 2
  • Green Chilli -- 5
  • Garlic -- 1 inch
  • Potato -- 1 medium sized (Optional)
  • Black gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Bengal Gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard -- 2 tbsp
  • Ground nuts -- 2 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves -- few
  • Water -- 4 Cups
  • Salt -- as per required
Method:
  • Heat a vessel,fry the vermicelli till it becomes light reddish. 
  • Remove vermicelli from vessel and keep it aside. 
  • Now pour oil into the vessel,add all the ingredients except water and vermicelli. Fry them for 2 min.
  • Now add water and salt to it. Let water boils. Here check the taste of the water, so that you can add some salt. 
  • Now slowly pour vermicelli into the vessel by stirring continuously so that no lumps are formed.
  • Let it cook for 2 min on a high flame. 
  • Now simmer the flame and cook for 2 more min or till the mixture becomes lightly watery.
  • Swich off the stove,cover the lid and wait for 5 min. 
  • Now the upma is done. Serve hot. 

Upma



Upma is the simple and easy recipe.It is a favourite breakfast recipe for many. It takes very less time to prepare.
Ingredients:
  • Sooji Rava -- 1 Cup
  • Onion -- 1 small, chopped
  • Chilli -- 2, cut into pieces
  • Tomato -- 1 small, cut into pieces(Optional)
  • Mustard Seeds -- 1 tbsp
  • Black Gram -- 1 tbsp
  • Bengal Gram -- 1 tbsp
  • Peanuts -- 1 tbsp (Optional)
  • Curry Leaves -- few
  • Water -- 3 Cups
  • Salt -- as per required
  • Oil -- 3 tbsp
Method:
  • Heat a vessel,fry the rava till a nice aroma comes or till it becomes light reddish.
  • Remove rava from vessel and keep it aside.
  • Now pour oil into the vessel,add all the ingredients except water,rava.
  • Fry them for 2 min.
  • Now add water and salt to it.
  • Let water boils. Here check the taste of the water, so that you can add some salt.
  • Now slowly pour rava into the vessel by stirring continuously so that no lumps are formed.
  • Let it cook for 1 min.
  • Swich off the stove and wait for 5 min.
  • Now the upma is done.
  • Serve hot.
Note:
If you want to colour it you can add some turmeric powder during frying the ingredients in oil.
Yo can also add carrot,peas,potato along with tomato.

Vermicelli Idli



Ingredients:

  • Vermicelli -- 1 Cup, split itno small pieces
  • Suji Rava -- 1/2 cup
  • Yoghurt -- 1 cup
  • Salt -- As per required
  • Fruit Salt --  1 tbsp
  • Cashew -- few
  • Black Gram -- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds -- 1/2 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves -- 2 strands
  • Chilli -- 3
  • Oil

Method:

  • Heat a vessel,pour oil and fry roast the vermicelli.
  • Remove vermicelli and now add suji rava to the vessel and fry roast it.
  • Keep them aside.
  • Now mix vermicelli,rava,salt,yoghurt.To this add water to form the idli batter.
  • Again heat vessel,pour oil.Fry cashew,black gram,mustard,chilli.
  • Add this mixture to idli batter.
  • Add fruit salt and keep aside the batter for 30 min.
  • Now take the idli plates, grease them and pour idli batter to it.
  • Steam cook idli.
  • Serve hot with Coconut Chutney.

Vermicelli Custard


Ingredients:
  • Milk -- 1000 ml
  • Vermicelli -- 1 cup
  • Sugar -- 1/2 cup
  • Custard Powder -- 1 tbsp, Strawberry Flavour
  • Strawberry Essence -- 1/4 tbsp
  • Cream -- 2 tbsp
  • Badam, Pista , Cashew nuts-- 2 tbsp,chopped
Method:
  • Pour milk in a heavy bottomed vessel.Take 2 or 3 tbsp of milk from it and keep it aside.
  • Now boil milk.Add vermicelli to it.
  • When the vermicelli is cooked well, add sugar and essence to it.
  • Mix custard powder to the milk which we kept aside. See that no lumps are formed.
  • Add this mixture to the boiled milk and vermicelli mixture.
  • Sim the fire and stir the mixture until it thickens.
  • Now add the nuts and keep it in refrigerator until it gets cool.
  • Serve the chilled Custard.


Vermicelli Dosa


Ingredients:

  • Vermicelli -- 2 Cups
  • Suji Rava -- 1 Cup
  • Rice Flour -- 1 Cup
  • Sour Curd -- 1 Cup
  • Cumin Seeds -- 1 tbsp
  • Salt -- as per required
  • Water -- Sufficient to mix the batter
  • Oil -- 1/2 Cup

Method:

  • Mix well all the ingredients except water and oil.
  • Now slowly add water to form the dosa batter.
  • Let it rest for 1 hour.
  • Heat pan, take a ladder ful of batter and spread it in the form of dosa.
  • Let it cook til the dosa is reddish in colour.
  • Remove from pan and serve hot with Chutney.

Vermicelli Soup

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Ingredients:
  • Vermicelli -- 1/4 Cup (Split into pieces)
  • Vegetable Stock -- 3 Cups
  • Fresh Cream -- 1 tbsp
  • Oil -- 1 tbsp
  • Garlic -- 2 tbsp, chopped
  • Onion -- 2 tbsp, chopped
  • Tomato -- 3/4 cup ,cut into pieces
  • Tomato puree -- 1 tbsp
  • Pepper Powder -- 1/2 tbsp
  • Cilantro Leaves -- few, chopped
  • Salt -- as per required
  • Lemon -- 1
Method:
  • Heat oil in a vessel.
  • Fry chopped garlic and onion for 2 min.
  • Add tomato pieces,fry for 2 min.
  • Now add tomato puree,salt,pepper powder,vegetable stock.
  • Boil this mixture for 15 min or until thickens.
  • Now grind this mixture to form a paste.
  • Now take this paste into a vessel and put it on the stove.
  • Add vermicelli to it and cook until vermicelli is cooked well.
  • Garnish with cream and cilantro leaves and lemon wedges.
  • Serve hot.

Vermicelli Vada


Ingredients:
  • Vermicelli -- 1 cup
  • All Purpose Flour -- 1/2 cup
  • Suji Rava -- 1/2 cup
  • Onion chopped -- 1 cup
  • Chills -- 2 or 3
  • Ginger -- 1" piece
  • Cumin seeds -- 1/2 tbsp
  • Ground Nuts -- 1 cup
  • Coriander Powder -- 1 tbsp
  • Salt -- as per required
  • Oil -- for deep frying
Method:
  • Grind the chillis and ginger into a fine paste.
  • Now mix all the ingredients except oil  to this paste.
  • Take some quantity of mixture and shape it into vada.
  • Make vadas with the mixture and deep fry in oil.
  • Serve with Mint chutney.


Cornflakes Ladoo


Ingredients:

  • Cornflakes -- 250 gms
  • Sugar -- 1/4 cup
  • Honey -- 3 cups
  • Elachi Powder -- 1/2 tsp
  • Almonds and Cashew Nuts -- 1/4 cup
  • Milk -- 2 tsp
Method:
  • Dry roast the nuts. Grind them to a fine powder.
  • Powder cornflakes and sugar separately.
  • Add all the powders and honey.
  • Now add milk and shape the mixture into Ladoos.

Vermicelli Ladoo



Ingredients:
  • Vermicelli -- 250 gms (cut into pieces)
  • Koya -- 150 gms
  • Nuts -- 50 gms(your choice like cashew,badam,pista; or combination of all)
  • Sugar -- 1/2 cup
  • Ghee -- 4 tbsp
  • Cardamom Powder -- 1/2 tsp
Method:
  • Take a bowl.Mix nuts,sugar,koya,cardamom powder.
  • Take a pan, pour ghee into it.Fry vermicelli in the pan till it becomes reddish.
  • Now add koya mixture into it.Fry for another two minutes.Mix well.
  • Switch off the flame.Let it cool.
  • Now take a small amount of mixture and shape it to Ladoo.
  • To make the shape if necessary,add some ghee.