Monday, December 27, 2010

Pound Cake

My mom used to bake cakes for our birthdays during our childhood.From then i was very interested in baking cakes ,So finally i decided to bake this cake on a very chilly CHRISTMAS DAY .

2&1/2 cups of sugar
2 cup butter
2&1/2 Maida (All purpose flour)
2spn Vanilla Essence
1 spn Baking Powder
8 Eggs

Preheat the oven at 350 F for 10 mins
Sieve the Maida and keep aside
Mix Sugar and butter into fine paste and then add one egg at a time and mix it.Add Vanilla Essence and mix.
Then 1 spoon Maida at a time and mix continously until no lumps are seen .
Grease the baking tray and pour the dough into it and bake it for around 45 minutes .

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Bhindi Do Pyasa

Ladysfinger Chopped-1cup
Chopped Onion -1cup
Mustard seeds-1tspn
Cumin seeds-1tspn
Tamarind Paste
Curry leaves
Coriander Leaves

Heat Oil in a pan , add mustard ,cumin seeds,curryleaves when they start spulterring add onions and fry for sometime until they turn brownish.Add tamarind paste and fry for sometime ,then add chillypowder and fry for sometime .lastly add chopped ladysfinger and cook on lowflame until it is done .Garnish with coriander.Serve Hot with Rice and Dal