Thursday, December 17, 2009

Chocolate Cake

Many of my frenz have been asking me to post this recipe... Finally i got some time to post this. I have been real lazy these days....

Chocolate cakes are very yummy to look and eat. I made this for his bday and he loved it.Ingredients:
  1. Eggs - 4
  2. Sugar - 3/4 to 1 cup
  3. Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
  4. Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  5. Oil/Butter - 3/4 to 1 cup
  6. Flour - 1 cup
  7. Coco Powder - 1 to 2 tsp
  8. Over Temp - Preheat for 180 degree and cook for 15 - 20 mins
  1. Take a large bowl and beat the eggs, Then add vanilla extract and beat.
  2. Now add sugar,baking powder and Oil/butter and beat well.
  3. Add flour and beat the it well and then add coco powder and beat it really well so the mixture is consistent.
  4. Now take a cake pan and grease it with Butter or Non stick Pan spray and then pour the mixture into the pan.
  5. Preheat oven in BAKE mode to 180 degrees and place the pan inside and cook for 15 - 20 mins. Check after 15 mins if the cake is cooked by inserting a knife.
  6. Then remove it after it is cooked and cool it for 10 -15 mins and remove it from the pan.
  7. Then apply a real rich layer of chocolate Icing of frosting.
  8. Then decorate it in what ever way you will love it. There are lot of icing and decorating stuff available in the market.
  9. Enjoy !!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Veggie Spring Rolls

Nalini and Sangee... i dedicate this recipe for you both.... Only after your complaints i posted this recipe :) Enjoy!!!

  1. Egg roll sheets (refrigerator section)
  2. Cabbage shredded - 2 cups
  3. Carrot - 2
  4. Celery - 1 stick
  5. Capsicum - 1/2
  6. Spring onions - 1/2 cup
  7. Onions - 1/2
  8. Chilli garlic sause - 2 spoons
  9. Pepper powder - 1 spoon
  10. Soy sauce - 1 to 2 spoon
  11. Salt as required
  12. Lemon juice - 2 spoons
  1. Shred all vegetables. Then we need to steam the veggie and squeeze all water out of it. This water can be used as vegetable stock for any soups you make. Dont waste it :)
  2. Take a kadai and boil water and add veggie to boiling water and close it with the lid. The veggie will get softened in the steam.
  3. Once the veggie is steamed , chop it little and then squeeze the water out.
  4. Then season the veggie with pepper powder, chilli garlic sause, soy sauce,Some cumin powder(if needed - indian taste). Add salt if you need. All sauces will have salt in it.
  5. Then take the spring roll sheets, put the stuffing on one corner of the sheet, tightly roll it until middle of sheet. Then press edges and apply egg wash or water and fold it in.
  6. Then Again apply water / egg wash to other end and squeeze it hard and finish rolling.
  7. Deep fry it in oil until it color changes i.e golden brown.
  8. Serve it with any tamarind or chilli sauce. Enjoy!!

Ridge Gourd Methi Curry


  1. Ridge Gourd - 2 (Diced)
  2. Methi Leaves – 1 bunch
  3. Onion – 1 (Big)
  4. Chilli powder – 1 spoon
  5. Coriander powder – ½ spoon
  6. Turmeric Powder – ¼ spoon
  7. Oil,Salt – As required.


  1. Wash methi leaves and diced is finley.
  2. Take a pan, heat up oil and then add Urudh dal and mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add curry leaves. Add onions and fry till its golden brown.
  3. Now add finely sliced ridge gourd and add turmeric,coriander,chilli powder & Salt. Let it cook for 2 mins with lid.
  4. Then add the methi leaves and let it cook for 5 mins or until ridge gourd and methi blends well into a single items.
  5. Simmer the stove for a few mins and garnish it with coriander leaver. Enjoy it with nice hot rice or chappathi.

Egg Curry

Blueberry Muffin