Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Cup of Sweet Corn

Healthy, fresh and delicious home made corn snacks, which can be prepared quickly in few minutes...and hope.. everyone love it also.
Ingredients:

  • Sweet corn             1 cup heaped
  • Butter                     2 tsp
  • Garam masala        1/4 tsp 
  • Chaat masala          1/4 tsp 
  • Chilli powder         less than 1/4 tsp
  • Fresh lemon juice   to taste
  • Salt                          to taste

Method:

Wash, steam or boil corn with a little salt and water until soft. Now, In a pan melt butter, add the cooked corn, salt, chaat masala, garam masala powder, chilli powder and saute for 2-3 seconds. At last, Remove pan from heat, stir in a few drops of lemon juice and serve hot.

Note:

  • You can add or reduce amount of masala acc. to your taste.
  • You can substitute chilli powder with pepper powder.
  • Frozen corns and regular corn can also be used to prepare this recipe.
  • Roasted 1/4 tsp cumin / zeera powder can also be added.


Friday, 8 April 2016

Fruit Custard

Fruit custard has an unfair reputation of being a rather boring dessert. Not true. Fruit custard is a simple, tasty, and relatively healthy dessert option. If you have great-tasting fruit, your custard can't go wrong. Experiment with different exotic fruits, as well as different combinations.


Ingredients:
  • Banana                                 1
  • Pear                                      1 med
  • Apple                                   1 med
  • Custard powder                   2 tbsp
  • Milk                                     1 cup
  • Butter                                   1 tsp
  • Sugar                                   1/4 cup
  • Mixed fruit jam                   2 tbsp
  • Fresh pomegranate pearls   3 tbsp

Method:

Finely chop apple, banana and pear (or any other fruit of your choice like mango, strawberry, blueberry, kiwi, etc.) Take custard powder in a bowl. Add milk and mix well.
Heat Pan, Pour the milk, sugar and custard mixture in it and cook while stirring continuously, till it thickens.
Now, Heat butter in other Pan. Add chopped apple, pear and banana to the butter and saute and mix till soft. Add sauteed fruits to the custard and mix well.
Heat jam in another non-stick pan. Add little water, mix and cook till it melts. Add 3 tbsp pomegranate pearls to the jam and mix well. Divide the jam-pomegranate mixture into individual Martini glasses. Top with the fruit custard, garnish with pomegranate pearls and serve it chilled.
You can avoid jam garnishing. Simply after mixing fruits and custard, garnish it with pomegranate pearls and Serve it chilled...It taste Yumm..!!


Note:

  • You can use any fruit acc. to your taste.
  • Sauteing fruits can also be avoided.
  • adjust amount of sugar acc. to your taste.
  • Garnishing can be done with colorful cherry.
  • Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp can be use for a different aroma.


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