Eggless Banana Cake

Ingredients: All Purpose Flour- 140 gms Baking Powder- 2 tsp Baking Soda- 1/2 tsp Condensed Milk (sweetened)- 200 gms Melted Butter- 70 gms Vanilla Extract- 1 tsp (optional) Very Ripe Bananas- 2 (Peeled weight 200 gms) Water- 60 ml Almonds- 10- chop into small pieces Baking pan 7″ x 5″ …

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Paal Poli

Ingredients: Fine Rawa (chiroti rawa)- 150 ml salt- pinch Almonds- 10 Ghee- 1 tbsp Maida- for dusting Oil Milk- 600 ml Sugar-100 ml Cardamom- 3-4 Saffron- a few strands Method: Soak almonds in water, peel and grind fine with a little milk. Mix rawa, salt and badam paste and knead …

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Corn Au Gratin

​ Ingredients: Tender cooked corn – 2 cups White sauce Grated cheese – 100 gms Butter Salt and pepper to taste For white sauce: Butter – 1 tbsp Plain flour (maida)- 1 tbsp Milk-1 cup Salt and pepper to taste Method: White Sauce: Melt the butter on a slow flame. …

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Bisi Bele Bath

Ingredients: Rice- 150 ml Toor dal-75 ml Tamarind- 1 ball the size of a small lime Mixed chopped Vegetables-200 ml (Beans,carrot,potato,peas etc.) Oil 4 tbsp Mustard- 1 tsp Curry leaves- 10-15 Salt to taste Roast in oil and powder: Gram Dal- 20 ml Dhania seeds- 20 ml Red Chillies-6 Methi- …

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Lauki Kofta

​ Kofta: Lauki (Suraikai)-500 gms Gram flour- 1 cup Green chillies-3-4 Salt to taste Oil Method: Peel and grate Lauki. Squeeze out all the water from lauki and reserve the water. Add gram flour, chopped green chillies and salt. Heat oil in a pan and fry the mixture in the …

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Vegetable Spring Roll

Ingredients: For the wrap: Maida- 240 ml Corn Flour-45 ml Oil- 15 ml salt to taste water to mix. For the filling: Cabbage shredded thin- 500 ml Onion- 1 medium sliced thin Carrot- 1 medium slivered thin Capsicum- 1 small slivered Cooked noodles- 60 ml(optional) Spring onions- 2-3 chopped fine …

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Tukkada

Tukkada (or Diamond Chips) Ingredients: Wheat flour- 180 ml Maida- 60 ml Ghee or Butter- 1 tbsp Salt to taste Chilli powder- 1 tsp Water Oil for deep frying Method: Mix the flours, butter,salt and chilli powder well. Add water little by little and knead into a soft dough. Make …

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Dum Aloo

Ingredients: Potato- 400 gms Tomato- 200 gms- chop into small pieces Curd- 150 ml- whisk smooth Sugar-1 tsp Oil- To deep fry and cook Salt to taste Grind together: Cinnamon- 2 pieces Cardamom-2 Cloves-4 Poppy seeds- 1 tbsp Peppercorn-5 Curry leaves-10 Ani Seed- 1 tsp Red Chillies-3 Green Chillies-2 Ginger- …

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Spicy Colocasia

​ Ingredients: Seppankizhangu (Taro root aka colocasia)- 1/2 kilo Tomato-1 medium-chopped fine Onion-1 medium- chopped fine Chilli powder- 1 tsp Ajwain seeds (omam)-2 tsp Gram flour- 2 tbsp Curry leaves- 1 sprig Coriander leaves for garnish Oil Salt to taste Method: Wash the tuber to remove all the mud and …

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Maalaadu

Ingredients: Sugar- 1 cup Fried Gram (Pottu kadalai)- 1 cup Cardamom- 10 Cashew nuts -8-10 Raisins-8-10 Ghee- 1/4 to 1/2 cup (Recipe Courtesy Prabha’s Palumma) Method: Powder fine sugar and fried gram separately and mix well. Powder cardamom seeds also and mix. Break cashew nuts into small bits. In a …

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