Basundi is a delicious sweet dish made during festivals. It is popular in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat. It is creamy, thick and makes a good dessert. (more…)
Black chana is predominantly used during religious ceremonies. It is usually made as a spicy usal or sundal and served during poojas and ceremonies. Ganesh puja, Naga chauti and during Mangal Gowri puja it is prepared. Today is Naga Chauti and thought I will post the recipe of kadale kalu usli / black chana sundal. It is tasty and can be prepared more often as a snack or accompaniment. (more…)
Roasted paneer slabs/ bread roll in steps. Easy to make snack for evenings. Paneer stuffed bread rolls are roasted on a skillet.
Bread rolls are one of the favourite snacks that has been relished by all. The bread is stuffed with a filling that is prepared, rolled , sealed and deep fried. But here, it is shallow fried, thus a guilt free snack. (more…)
Chaats are always welcome at home. They are cherished and enjoyed by both the children. Here is a twist to the usual Bhel Puri. Cornflakes Bhel is a healthy twist to the usual one. It makes a good snack to binge in the evenings. (more…)
It’s been sometime I have put any milkshake recipe here. My recent creation is this Fab milkshake, a name which I have given to it. It has figs, banana and almonds in it, F is for fig, A for almond and B for banana, hence, the name. (more…)
December is the month of holidays and celebrations. I love everything about this month, splendid weather, good food and many holidays. It’s been sometime I have put any cake recipe on the blog. On the occasion of Christmas, I present to you a splendid “Zebra Cake“. It is soft, supple and delicious.
Pear is a wonderful fruit to use in various dessert. It is juicy and has a divine taste. Pear smoothie is ideal for children who do not like fruits.
We are living in an era where an additional hour would always be welcome. Running between errands and deadlines, we just try to do our work in an easy way. I love easy and fuss free recipes. Elaborate method of cooking is usually for weekends or pre planned dinner.
Serve it along with breakfast or as an evening after school snack for kids.
- 1 litre milk
- 150 grams sugar
- 1 tablespoon custard powder
- 2 pear
- Boil milk. Keep one-fourth cup of milk aside in a bowl.
- Add sugar. Give a stir.
- Mix custard powder in milk. Add it to the milk and stir well. Let boil for two minutes.
- Remove the skin of pear and cut into cubes.
- Blend to a purée.
- When the custard is cool mix the purée into it. Chill and serve.
- Pear Smoothie is ready to serve.
Pear Smoothie aka Pear Custard
A tasty, healthy and easy to make recipe which is ideal along with breakfast or as mid snacks.
- 1 litre milk
- 100 grams sugar
- 1 tbsp custard powder vanilla flavour
- 2 pear
Boil milk. Remove one- fourth cup milk and keep it aside.
Add sugar and give a stir. Continue to boil for sometime.
Mix custard powder in the milk kept aside.
Put this mixture into the milk and stir. Let boil for sometime.
Turn off the gas and allow to cool.
Peel the skin of pear and cut into chunks.
Make a puree of it.
On cooling, mix with the prepared custard. Serve chilled.
- Peeling of skin is optional. If you are a health freak, use with the skin. It has many anti oxidants.
- Consistency of custard should neither be too thick or thin.
My other pear recipes can be viewed here
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