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It's a small attempt to post the recipes learnt and tested in my kitchen.
Hope u enjoy your stay.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Liver fry

This is husband recipe he adapted from m-law. When she was with us i never cared to know how she made this because i never ate it. Husband and kids used to eat it. The greens which she used in this recipe is alien to me. I heard that it is used in Arabic cuisine and m-law uses it only in liver fry, reason not known to me. This liver fry has been cooked by husband and first time i tasted it. The taste was too good and kids too liked it a lot. I used chicken liver but back home m-law uses mutton liver. Here goes the recipe:-


Chicken Liver 1 pound
Dill leaves or sogi kura few strands
Onions 1 chopped
Cinnamon 1inch pc
Green chillies 2 chopped
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 3 tbsp


Marinate Liver with ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder and salt. Keep it for half an hour.

Heat oil, when hot add cinnamon stick.Then add  onions and green chillies. Once they are fried add dill leaves.

Saute for 2-3 minutes. Add red chilly powder,coriander powder and turmeric powder.

Again saute for 2 minutes. Add chicken liver. Mix well and cover the pan. Let the liver cooks in its own water.

It make take about 10 minutes for liver to cook. Once all the water is evaporated and liver changes its colour to dark brown it means its almost done.

Fry for another 2 minutes so the liver cooks 100 %.

Serve as a side dish or as a starter as in my house. It was done before i served lunch.

Happy cooking.....

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Apple Cinnamon Milk Shake

 An apple a day keeps a doctor away. I hate apple. When i was pregnant every other person used to tell me to eat but i hardly ate them. My kids like to eat only when i slice them and they prefer with skin. The other day i have many apples as i got few them from the temple. I made this shake. They loved it so do i....


Apples 2 sliced and seeds removed
Milk 1 packet
Cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp
Sugar 5-6 tbsp


Take apple slices,cinnamon powder, sugar and little milk in a mixer. Crush apple into fine paste. Add the rest of the milk. Let it cool in the fridge for half an hour. Serve cool...

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Egg Roast

For entire week i eat only phulkas for lunch and no rice. Only on Saturday and Sunday i eat rice. And Saturday its always rasam, rice and papad/eggs. I am not that big fan of eggs but eggs always comes as handy when you dont have any veggies or non-veg at home. I have few egg recipes on my blog and this fry goes very well with rice as a side dish. Here is the recipe:-


Eggs boiled 4
Onions 2 sliced
Green chilies 3 silted
Ginger small pc sliced
Garlic 2 sliced
Tomato chopped 1
Rai 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Turmeric powder a pinch
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Coriender powder 1tsp
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Sauf powder half tsp
Oil 3 tbsp


Make small slits on the eggs.

Take oil in a pan. When hot add rai and curry leaves. Add ginger and garlic slices.

Then add chopped onions and sprinkle salt. Saute until onions are light brown colour.

Then add green chillies and turmeric powder. Saute for a while.

Add coriander powder,red chilly powder,sauf powder and garam masala powder.

Then add tomatoes.Fry for 3-4 minutes.

Then add eggs and mix well.

I served the egg roast with rice and hot rasam....

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Orange Kiss-me cake

I almost bake every week. In school kids see other kids eating cookies and cakes which are store brought. i don't like store brought cake or cookies. So i end up baking a simple cake for the full week which i send to their school for snack time. I give them good lunch and the cake goes as snack.

Recently when i went to Sears outlet here i chanced upon Best of Pillsbury Bake-Off book. And i just loved the contents in this recipe book. Surely not going to do most of the recipes. But the pics tempted me to buy this book which was on sale. Brought this book last week and ended up doing this recipe.

The main thing in this recipe attracted is the notes on the recipe. It reads like this *Recipe by Lily Wuebel, Redwood City,CA. Bake-Off Contest, New york City, 1950*. So the year attracted me to go through the recipe. It's simple and little different recipe...We all enjoyed the cake and hope you to will enjoy making and eating it. Here goes the recipe :-


Orange 2
Raisins 1/2 cup
Walnuts 1/3 cup
All purpose flour 2 cups
Sugar 1 cup
Baking soda 1 tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Milk 1 Cup
Butter 1/2 cup
Eggs 2

1/3 cup Orange
Sugar 1/3 cup
Cinnamon 1 tsp
Walnuts chopped 1/4 cup


Heat over to 350 degrees F. Grease pan with butter and lightly with flour.

Squeeze orange from one orange and another orange peel. Remove seeds if any and grind orange with raisins and walnuts.

In a large bowl beat eggs until fluffy. Add butter and other cake ingredients. Beat all with electric mixer on low speed util moistened. Then beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Stir in orange raisin mixture. Pour batter into pan.

Bake for 35-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Drizzle one orange juice over the warm cake.

In small bowl mix sugar  and cinnamon. Stir in 1/4 cup walnuts. Sprinkle over the cake. Cool completely about 1 hour.