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Pink tea cupcakes



Pink tea cupcakes are soft and yummy. they make fantastic tea time snacks.


Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour (1 cup)
  • Cornflour (1/2 cup)
  • Baking powder(1/2 cup)
  • Baking soda(a pinch)
  • Eggs(4)
  • Powdered sugar(1 & 1/4 cup)
  • Vanilla essence (1 tsp)
  • Oil (3/4 cup)
  • Icing sugar(1 & 1/4 cup)
  • Food coloring (rose or pink color, 2 drops)
  • Hot water (2 tbsp)

Method:

  • Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree Celsius for 10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, sift all purpose flour, cornflour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Sift well and throw away the residue.
  • In another mixing bowl, add eggs, and beat well.
  • Add powdered sugar into it and beat well vigorously for 15 minutes. You can also use an electric beater.
  • Add vanilla essence, oil and mix it gradually
  • Add the sift flour into the mixture and fold in gently so that the air do not escape from the egg and sugar mixture.
  • Line the muffin cups on the muffin tray and pour the batter into it.
  • Fill in 3/4 cup with batter since the batter will rise while baking and will fill the cup.
  • Bake it in a pre-heated over at 180 degree Celsius for 17 minutes or till they are cooked.
  • Once done, check the cup cakes if they are cooked from the inside by inserting a fork or a toothpick. If the toothpick or fork comes out clean, the cup cakes are cooked. Keep the cupcakes aside and will make the icing for the cupcakes.
  • In another bowl, sift the icing sugar, rose color and hot water.
  • Mix well till the mixture becomes smooth. The icing is now ready.
  • With the help of a spread knife, apply and spread the icing on the cupcake.

Delicious yummy pink tea cupcakes are ready to be served for tea time. Enjoy!

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Baked french toast



Celebrate this valentine’s day with this special breakfast dish and please your loved ones with this quick and tasty baked french toast.


Ingredients:

  • Cinnamon & raisin bread (8 slices)
  • Eggs (2)
  • Powdered sugar (3 tbsp and some for dusting)
  • Nutella to apply on bread
  • Milk (1/4 cup)
  • Banana (1 ripe, cut into slice)

Method:

  1. French toast taste best with cinnamon and raisin bread. A plain bread can also be used to make this dish.
  2. With the help of a heart shaped cookie cutter, cut the bread and give it a heart shape.
  3. Apply nuttella(1 tbsp) on each heart shape slice.
  4. Stick the two hearts so that a sandwich is formed.
  5. In another bowl, add eggs, sugar, milk and beat it well so that the sugar dissolves in the mixture.
  6. Dip the nutella heart shaped sandwich and place it on a baking tray.
  7. Dip the banana in powdered sugar and place it on the baking tray along with the bread.
  8. The sugar in the banana will caramelize and will give a beautiful color and taste to the dish.
  9. Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 12 minutes. The baked french toast is ready.

Assembling:

  • In a dish, place the baked french toast, dust some powdered sugar and place the caramelized banana on the top.

Serve it with love to your loved ones. Enjoy!

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Lauki ka halwa (microwave recipe)


Lauki ka halwa/Dudhi halwa or Bottle Gourd dessert recipe is a microwave recipe, It is a different version of the recipe than the original recipe as it is made in microwave. It tastes the same and is less time consuming and no mess while cooking.

Ingredients:

  • Bottle gourd/ Lauki ( skin pealed and grated, 1/2 cup after squeezing of water)
  • Sugar (1/8 cup or as per your sweetness)
  • Milk (1/4 cup)
  • Ghee (1 tbsp)
  • Almonds (4)
  • Cashew nut (6)
  • Raisins (6)
  • Green cardamom (a pinch)

Method:

  1. Grate the bottle gourd and squeezed the water from it.
  2. Use the water for other cooking purposes as it contains lot of vitamins in it.
  3. Separate the grated bottle gourd from water and keep it aside.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl, add the bottle gourd, sugar, milk and mix well.
  5. Wrap it in a cling film and microwave it for 5 minutes on high power.
  6. Remove the cling film and mix well.
  7. Add ghee and microwave it for 1 & 1/2 minutes uncovered.
  8. Garnish it with dry fruits like almonds , cashew nuts , green cardamom powder, raisins  and mix them well.

Delicious lauki ka halwa is now ready to be served chilled. Enjoy!

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Apple cinnamon jam (microwave recipe)


Apple cinnamon jam is a fun way to celebrate breakfast. This microwave recipe shows you an easy way of how to make apple jam.


Ingredients:

  •  Apple (skin pealed & cut into pieces, 2 apples)
  • Cinnamon powder(1/2 tsp)
  • Sugar (1/4 cup)
  • Lime juice (1 tbsp)

Method:

  1.  In a microwave safe bowl, add the cut apples and cover it with a cling film and microwave it for 3 minutes or till it becomes soft.
  2. Mash the cooked apple well with fork or spoon.
  3. Add sugar into the mashed apple and mix well.
  4. Microwave it for 8 minutes on high power.
  5. Add lemon juice into it for a citrus flavor.
  6. Add cinnamon powder and mix it well.
  7. Delicious apple cinnamon jam is now ready to be served. It does not have any preservatives and is good for health.

Allow it to cool and refrigerate it and apply it on bread toast. Enjoy!

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Blog Dessert Home Cooking Vegetarian

Coconut barfi (microwave recipe)


Easy to make coconut barfi is a quick dessert recipe made of coconut in microwave.


Ingredients:

  •  Coconut (freshly grated, 1 cup)
  • Condensed milk (1/4 cup)
  • Food color (optional)

Method:

  1.  In a microwave safe tray, spread the freshly grated coconut and microwave for 2 minutes on high powder.
  2. Take it off the microwave and mix well. Spread it again and microwave it for another 2 minutes.
  3. The coconut has dry roasted and the aroma of the coconut will start to spread.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add the roasted coconut, condensed milk and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture in to parts. Separate one portion of mixture in a separate bowl.
  6. Pour few drops of food color on one portion.
  7. Spread the mixture without color on a flat dish. On the top, spread the mixture with color.
  8. Refrigerate it for 1 hour.
  9. Once it cools down, cut into small pieces to make small burfi.

Quick and easy to make coconut barfi is now ready to be served. Enjoy!

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Apple kheer (microwave recipe)


Apple kheer is a very quick and delicious dessert recipe. Very simple to make, apple kheer is a healthy and tasty dish made in a microwave.

Ingredients:

  • Apple (skin pealed and grated, 1 cup)
  • Corn flour (2 tsp)
  • Sugar(2 tbsp)
  • Milk(1 & 1/2 cup)
  • Green Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)
  • Rasins & Almond flakes (for garnish)

Method:

  1. In a microwave safe bowl, add the freshly grated apple, corn flour, sugar, milk and mix them well.
  2. Microwave it on high powder for 6 minutes.
  3. Stir in between after 3 minutes and continue to microwave.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. In a dish, pour the apple kheer and garnish with almond flakes and rasins.

Delicious and quick apple kheer is now ready to be served. Enjoy!

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Vegetable pulao (Microwave recipe)


Vegetable pulao (Microwave recipe) is a delicious and aromatic pulao recipe made in just 15 minutes. It is easy and quick to make.

This recipe of Vegetable pulao is made in a microwave oven, saving you time in a busy day and enjoy delicious and tasty pulao.



Ingredients:

  • Long grain rice/Basmati rice (1 cup)
  • Ginger garlic paste (1 & 1/2 tsp)
  • Vegetables (Carrots, beans, cauliflower, 1 cup chopped)
  • Water
  • Turmeric powder (1/4 tsp)
  • Chilly powder (1/4 tsp)
  • Bay leaves (2)
  • Cinamon stick (1 inch)
  • Cloves (2)
  • Green cardamom (2, skin pealed)
  • Yogurt (1/4 cup)
  • Black pepper corn (6)
  • Salt (1 tsp)
  • Lime juice(1 tsp)
  • Mint leaves ( chopped, 1 tbsp)
  1. Method:
    Wash and soak the rice in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain away the water and keep it aside.
  3. In a microwave safe dish, add ginger garlic paste.
  4. Add vegetables of your choice.
  5. Add water (1/4 cup) and mix it well.
  6. Microwave it for 3 minutes on high powder.
  7. Remove the dish from the microwave. The vegetables are half cooked.
  8. Into it add the soaked rice and mix well.
  9. Add spices ie. turmeric powder, chilly powder, bay leaves, cinamon stick, cloves, green cardmaom along with the skn, yoghurt, black peppercorn & salt.
  10. Add water (1 & 1/2 cups) and mix all the ingredients well.
  11. Cover the bowl with a lid. Microwave it for 6 minutes on high powder.
  12. Remove the lid and add lime juice and mint leaves and mix gently with a fork.
  13. Cover the the bowl again and microwave for 7 minutes.
  14. After 7 minutes, remove the pulao from the microwave and wait for 5 minutes before removing the lid.

Garnish it with some mint leaves.

Delicious and aromatic microwave vegetable pulao is now ready to be served.

Serve hot. Enjoy!

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