Saturday, 19 October 2013

Delicious Date cake

Ingredients :

  1. All-purpose flour / maida - 7 tbsp
  2. Dates - 10 pitted
  3. Vegetable oil - 8 tbsp
  4. Baking powder - 2 tsp
  5. Eggs - 2
  6. Sugar powder - 6 tbsp
  7. Milk - 1 tbsp
  8. Salt - a pinch 
  9. Heavy whipping cream  - 1/4 cup
  10. Sugar syrup - 1/4 cup

Method :

  1. Soak the dates in water 6-7 hours or overnight.
  2. Blend to make puree, keep aside.
  3. Mix oil and sugar together until soft and the sugar has blended well. 
  4. Add the eggs and beat until well combined.
  5. Add the pureed dates and mix well. 
  6. Now add a pinch of salt, baking powder and mix .
  7. Then add the flour in small batches and carefully fold into the mixture, once incorporated repeat with the remaining flour.
  8. Transfer to a greased tin and bake in a pre-heated oven at 350F/180C for 40-45 mins until a tooth pick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  9. Let it cool down to room temperature.

Frosting :

  1. In a large bowl, whip up the cream until light and fluffy. 
  2. Beat in vanilla essence, icing sugar and cocoa powder until peaks form. 
  3. Keep the frosting in the freezer for about an hour before using.

Decorating the cake :

  1. As soon as the cake cools down prick the top of the cake with a skewer to make tiny holes and pour in the sugar syrup.
  2. Once the sugar syrup is absorbed, Spread the cream over the cake from the center and cover the sides. 
  3. Decorate it with chocolate cigars and cherries. 
  4. Sprinkle some love ♥ and serve.


                   Enjoy and good luck :)


Friday, 13 September 2013

Sweet swirl pooris


Ingredients :


Dough :
  1. Maida / All purpose flour - 1 cup
  2. Ghee - 1/2 tbsp
  3. Salt - a pinch
  4. Milk - 1/4 cup
  5. Cold water - as needed

Filling :
  1. Rice flour - 1 tbsp
  2. Ghee - 1 tbsp

Syrup :
  1. Sugar - 2 cups
  2. Water - 1 cup
  3. Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

Oil - for deep frying

Method :


  1. Mix together rice flour and ghee to make a paste. Keep aside.
  2. In a bowl add maida, salt, ghee, and milk .
  3. Add cold water as needed to make a soft dough.
  4. Cover and keep aside for about an hour.
  5. Meanwhile prepare the sugar syrup, add 1 cup of water to 2 cups of sugar along with cardamom powder and make a slightly thick syrup.
  6. Now knead the dough and divide into equal proportions.
  7. Roll out each proportion into a thin chapati and apply the rice flour paste on it.
  8. Now roll the chapatis like a swiss roll and cut into small pieces.
  9. Press each piece into a poori with a rolling pin and deep fry until golden.
  10. Drop the pooris into the sugar syrup, let it absorb the syrup.
  11. Cool and serve. 

                          Enjoy and Good luck :)




Saturday, 1 June 2013

Roundup of Event - "Mango Delights"

Hello Food lovers,  
I'm very glad to present the round-up of my first event -"Mango Delights".
Thanks a ton for making this event successful by sending in 
your lovely entries.
Received 44 really amazing entries from 29 very talented 
Do visit their wonderful blogs, and don't forget to follow 
them if you don't want to miss any of their delicious recipes.
Well I thought of giving some awards to appreciate their great works.

The awards are as follows -

Top Contributor - Pooja Agrawal [Vegetarian Indian Recipes] 

Best Presentation - Achu [ Tangy Minds!!!
                                     for her Mango cupcakes.


                                                Amrita Vishal [Sweet 'n' Savoury ] 

                                               for her Healthy Mango and Banana Gelato.

Best Photography -  Preeti Jaipal [ Kitchen Delicacies ] 

Participation Award - for all

Here's the round-up dearies,

Scroll down to enjoy the visual treat.

[ Please let me know if I'v missed anyone or linked any entry wrong or misspelled any name or blogs name, please do inform me ] 

Home Cook Food :

Mango Rabdi

Mango Mousse

Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey :

Keri No Ras

Saju's Tastes :

Apple Mango Juice

Food Mazaa :

Mango Raita

Mango Kulfi

Aam Ras With Poori

Cook with kary :

Mango Crumble

Kitchen serenity : 

Mango Lassi

Aam Panna

Mango Milkshake

Tangy Minds !!!

Mango Pudding

Mango Chocolate Vanilla Panna cotta
Mango Cupcakes

Virunthu Unna Vaanga : 

Mango Apple Smoothie

Eat Your Heart Out : 

Thai Sticky Rice With Mango

Cooking In Mommies Shoes : 

Mango Shrikhand

Krithi's Kitchen : 

Mambazha Pachadi

Sweet n Savoury : 

Healthy Mango And Banana Gelato

Mango Mousse

Sumanarthy's kitchen : 

Mango And Peach Pudding

Home Made Mango Ice-Cream

Confusion Cook : 

Aam Ka Panna / Raw Mango Cooler

Kitchen Delicacies : 

Mango Orange Frappe

Vegetarian Indian Recipes : 

Raw Mango Pulao

Kairi Ki Laungi

Gatte With Grated Mango Pickle

Danamethi And Kairi Ki Sabzi

Chickpeas Mango Pickle

Kiwi Raw Mango Mint Sharbat

Fresh Turmeric Pickle

Nandoo's kitchen : 

Mampazha Pulissery / Raw Mango In Curd.

Simply Delicious : 

Eggless Mango Pie - No Bake

Fat's kitchen : 

Mango Lassi

Cook click and devour!!!

Mango Saffron Smoothie

Archana's Recipes : 


Shruti's  Rasoi : 

Punjabi Mango Pickle

RaaaZzzfoodlove : 

Mango Flavored Agar-Agar

Nayana's kitchen kreations : 

Mango Sasam

My Food Express : 

Mango Lemonade

Babi's Recipes : 

Mango Milk Shake

Indian Vegetarian Recipes : 

Home Made Maaza / Frooti

Lawyer loves lunch :

Sparkling Mango Lemonade

Ghar ka khana : 

Mango Milk Shake

Congratulations to all the winners, please grab your respective awards and display them proudly on your blogs.
Thanks again for all your support and encouragement.

            Enjoy the visual treat :)


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