Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Coconut Ladoos with Condensed Milk On 7th Birthday of FoodLovers

Today I am very happy to share that my blog "Food Lovers" is celebrating its 7th birthday.On this occasion i thank each and every one for supporting and encouraging all these years by giving your valuable comments. To celebrate this occasion i made these delicious coconut ladoos with condensed milk,these are very simple to make and they taste very delicious.Here goes the recipe..

Nestle Condensed milk-1tin(400ml)
Dessicated coconut powder-350 grams,keep extra for rolling ladoos.
Cardamom powder a pinch

Take a pan,add all the above ingredients and cook on slow flame till the mixture leaves the sides of pan(approximately it takes 5-7 minutes).
Cool the mixture and roll into small ladoos with buttered hands.Roll the ladoos in extra coconut powder and serve.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Spicy Diamond Cuts

Today I am posting a recipe which we have eaten in our childhood days,that is spicy diamond cuts.I think now everyone would have gone into there childhood days.This snack is so simple to make and it tastes so good along with tea or coffee. Here goes the recipe.. 

Ingredients :

Plain flour/maida/all purpose flour - 1 cup
Wheat flour - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds/jeera -2tbsp
White sesame seeds -1tbsp
Green chillies -3 nos
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying

Preparation :

1. In a blender grind green chillies,ginger and curry leaves into a fine paste by adding salt.

2. Take a bowl,pop plain flour, wheat flour, cumin and sesame seeds along with grounded paste and mix every thing well,adjust salt according to your taste.   
  Note:Here you can use chili powder instead of green chillies paste.

3. Add 2tbsp of hot oil to the flour mixture and combine well.Add water little by little to a make sift dough.Cover the dough with cloth and rest it for 10 minutes.

4. Heat the oil for deep frying. Divide the dough into two balls and take one ball to roll and cover the remaining dough.

5. Apply oil on your work top,roll the dough very thin as possible. Prick the rolled dough with fork, to prevent puffing while frying. Cut them into triangle shape using knife or pizza cutter. Fry them in medium flame until they turn into golden colour, while frying cover the remaining triangles.

6. Do the same process for the remaining dough and enjoy tasty and crunchy spicy diamonds.

Note : Store them in a airtight container after cooling and they will stay fresh for 2-3 weeks.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Chettinad Egg Curry

Today's recipe is about chettinad egg curry.I made this curry long back ago and it was present in my draft. I thought I will post it today.It goes well with rotis,biryani and even with plain rice also.Here goes the recipe.

Boiled eggs -  4 to 5
Chopped onions -2
Chopped tomatoes - 2
Oil- 2tbsp
Salt to taste
Green chillies -2
Curry and coriander leaves

To grind:
Coriander powder-1 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder -1 1/2 tsp
Poppy seeds-1/2tsp
Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
Garlic pods - 4 to 5
Coriander leaves few

1. Heat a pan with a oil,pop cumin seeds,chopped onions and green chillies.
2. Fry them till onions are cooked nicely, then add the grounded masala along with chopped tomatoes and  cook till the oil separates from the masala or till the masala is cooked nicely.
3. Once the masala is cooked nicely add required water you needed for gravy and add salt accordingly  to your taste. Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
4. After 5 minutes add the boiled eggs and cook till how much thick consistency you want your gravy.
5. Finally add the chopped coriander leaves and transfer into a serving bowl and enjoy.