Paneer Pulao

This recipe is a delicious option for those vegetarian days that has to be served alongside with raita and cauliflower fry...:)

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200 Grams Paneer(cubed)
1 Large Onion(chopped roughly)
1 Medium size Tomato(roughly chopped)
5-6 Tbsp Green masala paste
2 Cups Basmati Rice
1 Tbsp Turmeric powder
2 Cinnamon sticks, 1 Bayleaf, 2 Black Cardamom, 3 Green Cardamom, 3 Cloves,1/2 Tsp Fennel Seeds and 2 Strands Javitri
2 Tbsp Oil
2 Tbsp Ghee
1 Cup Coconut milk or regular milk
  • For 1 cup rice add 1 1/2 cups liquids 
For Masala Paste:
6-7 Green Chilies
1 1/2 Inch Ginger
10 Pods Garlic
2 Sprigs Curry leaf
Fist Full Mint and Coriander leaves
  • Add all the ingredients to a mixer jar and grind to a smooth paste add 1/2 cup water to grind into a smooth paste.
  • On a medium flame heat a pressure cooker add oil and ghee add the paneer and fry till light golden in color drain oil and reserve in a plate.
  • In the same oil add the onion and fry till light pink in color add tomato and fry till moisture has reduced add green masala paste and fry till oil surfaces add the fried paneer and allow to cook for a minute.
  • wash and drain the basmati rice.
  • Add the rice to the paneer masala measure and add water and milk 2 cups water and 1 cup milk add salt and stir and bring to a boil.
  • Place a cover and whistle allow to cook for 2 to 3 whistles switch off the stove allow the pressure to reduce.
Once the pressure has reduced open the pressure cooker add lime juice and freshly chopped coriander mix well and serve right away...:) 

Nutella Banana Turon/Filipino Banana Turon

Something so simple and tasty from the country of Philippines truly amazing recipe everyone at home enjoyed turon and I'm very proud to prepare two amazing and famous and simple recipes from Philippines...:)
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2 Robusta Banana
5 Almonds, 10-15 Pistachios, 10-15 Ground Nuts
Dry Shredded Coconut
2 Tbsp Maida/All purpose flour
Spring Roll Sheets
Oil for frying

Prep Up:

  1. Thaw the spring roll sheets ahead of time before use.
  2. Dry roast the nuts on a medium flame allow to cool and chop into fine pieces.
  3. Peel and half the banana cut into two quarter place a damp cloth over the cut banana.
  4. In a bowl mix the maida with 2 tbsp of water and create and smooth paste.
  5. Heat Oil in a wok.
  • Place a spring roll sheet on a flat surface 
  • Spread nutella a tbsp of nutella on the sheet sprinkle the roasted and chopped nuts sprinkle the grated coconut and place the banana roll into spring roll seal the edges with the maida paste and fry in hot oil.
  • Once the rolls turn light golden in color drain the oil on a paper towel and serve with ice cream...Enjoy...:)

Strawberry Milk Shake

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200 Grams Strawberry
1/2 Cup Sugar
4 Scoops Vanilla Ice cream
2 to 3 Cups Milk

  1. Clean the strawberry cut into half and add to a mixer jar along with sugar grind till smooth puree.
  2. Add milk and vanilla ice cream and blend till well combined.
  3. Serve the milk shake chilled or in room temperature...Enjoy...:)

Kit Kat Milk Shake

 It was a nice recipe liked the biscuit flavor and coco taste...
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8 Kit Kat Fingers (Broken in halfs)
3 Scoops Ice Cream chocolate or vanilla
2 Cups Cocomilk
1/2 Milk
  • For 2 Cups of warm milk add 2 to 3 Tbsp of  sweetened cocopowder and mix well allow to cool and add to a freezer safe bowl place in the refrigerator and allow the milk to form crystals remove from fridge and give a good mix before adding to a mixer jar.

  • Add the kitkat, crystallized coco milk, vanilla icecream to a mixer jar blend well add milk if need to blend the ingredients till well combined.
Pour the milkshake into serving glass garnish with kit kat finger and serve right away...enjoy:)

Red Velvet Nutella Mug Cake

 ♥♥♥♥ Red Velvet Mug Cake...:)

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4 Tbsp All purpose flour/maida
3 Tbsp Milk, Oil and Nutella
1/2 Tbsp Red Food Color
1/4 Tsp Baking Powder
1 1/2 Tbsp Powdered Sugar (Optional)
 For Frosting:
1/2 Tub Cream Cheese
3/4 Cups Powdered Sugar
2 Sp Milk (Optional)
1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Tbsp Butter
  • Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and beat well using a hand blender or a balloon whisk beat well till smooth well combined and fluffy store in a glass container and allow to cool in the refrigerator  before use.
  •  In mixing bowl add nutella, milk, egg, oil and sugar whisk till well combined.
  • Add the flour and baking powder to the wet mixture and whisk till well combined.
  • Divide the mixture into serving mugs and place in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes till well done. allow  to cool and decorate with frosting and serve...enjoy...:)

Nutella Chocolate Fondue

This is one of the most easiest and fun loving recipe I've ever made. very simple hot dessert recipe which will never go wrong...if there is leftover fondue it can always be covered and refrigerated and can be reheated and topped for icecream or reused as fondue. just wow your family and friends with this recipe...
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100 Grams Cooking Chocolate 80% sugar
2 Sp Oil
100 Grams Cream
3 Tbsp Nutella
I purchased my chocolate fondue set from here is the link chocolate fondue set this is a nice gift idea for valentines day or birthday you can print this recipe and place it inside the gift parcel the fondue set as gift your friend...
Chocolate fondue can be served with any condiments of your choice...I served with strawberry, vanilla cake marshmallow and orange...
  1. Any microwave safe bowl can be used for the recipe first of all chop the cooking chocolate and add to the bowl add oil and cream place in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  2. After 30 seconds remove from microwave and give the chocolate a good stir there will be lumps dont worry.
  3. Add nutella and mix the chocolate once more place in the microwave for an additional 30 seconds to melt the chocolate thoroughly.
  4. Constantly keep checking and stirring the chocolate every 10 seconds.
  5. Once the chocolate has melted remove from microwave and give it a good stir.
Serve the chocolate warm with favorite condiments enjoy...:)

Baby Potatoes Green Peas & Prawns Masala/ Eral Urulai Kizhangu Thokku

I dont have to brag much on the recipe its of course a traditional south indian recipe which is modified a bit to help us prepare the recipe easy and fast and yet no compromise on taste and flavor its still the same. I personally love the recipe when served along with rice topped with ghee and dhal.
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1/2 Kilo Prawns (shelled devenied and washed thoroughly)
100 Grams Peas (Par boiled)
200 Grams Baby Potetoes (Par boiled)
1 Cup Shallots(cut in halfs)
1 Whole Garlic(peeled and crushed a bit)
2 Chilies (Slit)
1 Tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1 Sprig Curry Leaves
Mint and coriander for garnish
1/2 Lime
3 tbsp Oil

1/2 Tbsp Fennel seeds
1 Tbsp Garam masala Powder or kitchen king masala
1 Tbsp Chilly powder
1/2 Tbsp Turmeric
1/2 Tbsp Coriander Powder
1/2 Tsp Asafoetida
Salt to taste

  1. Heat oil in a wok on a medium flame.
  2. Add fennel and allow to splutter a bit add ginger garlic paste asafoetida and curry leaves fry a bit till raw flavor has gone.
  3. Add crushed garlic and fry till light pink. add the shallots chilly and fry till transparent.
  4. Once the onion is transparent add coriander powder, chilly powder, garam masala and turmeric fry till oil separates a bit.
  5. Add the baby potatoes and peas fry for a minute add the prawns and salt and fry a bit.
  6. Add lukewarm water stir cover and allow to cook till prawns are done.
  7. Once the water has evaporated a bit and the prawns are done garnish with freshly chopped mint, coriander and lime juice. serve hot with rice...enjoy...:)

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