Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Veg spring roll

It was raining outside and suddenly a thought creeped over my nerves and stimulated me to do something crispy and deep fried . the first option that came front is the veg spring roll. I remember those days when I tortured my mom to make new starters every weekend from those of  Mallika badrinath's books(one of my favourite  authors). This recipe is one of those appetizers she made for me and I loved it a lot. And Whenever she makes it ,Im honoured  :) . This is one such awesome recipe to make your guests go mad at your cooking skills. Here we go , with the recipe .


Ingredients :
1.Carrot                          -    1/2 cup
2.Cabbage                     -     1/2 cup
3.Big onion                   -     1/2 cup
4.Capsicum                   -     1/2 cup
5.Noodles(Optional)   -     1 packet
6.All purpose flour      -     3 cups
7.Oil                               -      for deep frying
8.Pepper                       -      1 tsp
9.Salt                             -      As required 
Method :
1. Chop all the vegetables into very fine ribbons. Take a pan and pour oil. Then add all the vegetables and fry for a while.

2. Meanwhile cook the noodles separately in boiling water. Now add the noodles to the pan and add salt and pepper. Keep it aside.

3. Take maida in a large mixing bowl and make a dent in the center. Then add oil and salt to it. 
4. Knead it  into a dough and make small balls out of it.

5.Now,using a rolling pin make a flat sheet out of the balls.
6. Then place the veggies into it and roll .

7.Deep fry the rolls in medium flame. Cut each roll  into three small pieces using a sharp knife.

8.Serve it hot with ketch up :) .





Monday, May 11, 2015

Lemon cupcake with Vanilla frosting

After a long break, Im back to blogging...with a very sweet recipe. Is there anyone in the world who don't like cupcakes. Although so many varieties of cakes are there, the basic and easy cupcake is none other than this lemon cup cake with 100% output. I left all my recipe books at my hometown but yet one book came to the rescue of my passion of blogging and baking. And that book is "100 everyday baking recipes" which my husband bought  from a book fair in his office. This book has 100 recipes with pictures written in a very perfect way.( And  the best gift for me is always a book).I love to bake very often and the sweet aroma (at perfect timing :) ) from the oven which tells  " YOUR CAKE IS READY " is awesome.
       Here we go with the secret ingredients of the recipe...

                                    Prep time : 10 mins / Baking time : 15 mins

Ingredients :

1. All purpose flour   -  1/2 cup /  115grams/4 OZ
2. Butter                     -  1/2 cup
3. Powdered sugar     -   1/2 cup
4. Egg                         -   2
5. Baking powder       - 1/2 Tbsp
6. Milk                        - 2 Tbsp
7. Grated lemon rind   - 1 tsp

Method :

1. Sieve all purpose flour and baking soda.
2. Take a large bowl and add them and mix well.

3. Then add butter , sugar and mix well.
4.  In the meanwhile preheat the oven to 375 F.
5. Now add eggs, milk along with vanilla extract and lemon zest and whisk everything.


6.Grease the baking tray with butter and then dust with all purpose flour.
7. Now spoon the mix to the baking tray up to 3/4 the of every muffin hole provided.
8. Bake at 375 F for 15-20 mins. And your cake will be ready :) .