Broiled Bananas with Toasted Almonds

You can try this dish with a date sugar-circus juice topping or with an apple juice-apricot puree. Both are excellent contrasts to the banana halves. This quick, natural dessert should be assembled just before serving, for it takes only a few minutes to prepare. To make the apricot puree, place 8 peeled apricot halves and 2 tablespoons (30 ml) apple juice in a blender and reduce to a puree.   Preparation and cooking time (after...

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Baked Bananas Stuffed with tamarind Flavored Coconut

Bananas are native to India and are one of the most popular fruits of the nation. There are said to be staggering 400 varieties of bananas. Even so, they are divided into only two categories: eating and cooking. In this dish, a small, very sweet eating banana, either yellow or red-skinned, is preferred. Known as lady fingers or golden fingers, they are often available in Mexican or Indian grocery stores. Though they are traditionally...

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Ballushai
Dec14

Ballushai

  Ingredients • All purpose flour – 1 cup     • Ghee – ½ cup • Ghee for frying – 1 ½ cup     • Sugar – ¾ cup • Plain yogurt – ½ cup     • Almonds-pistachio chopped cardamom powder – 6-7 Preparation 1. Add ghee and plain yogurts to all-purpose flour. 2. Knead the dough until soft. 3. Make 20...

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Aate Ka Halwa
Dec13

Aate Ka Halwa

  Ingredients • Whole Wheat Flour – 1 cup • Sugar – 1 cup • Ghee (clarified butter) – 1/3 cup • Chopped almonds – 3 tbsp • Small cardamom – 1 Preparation 1. Chop almonds coarsely lengthwise and keep aside. 2. Crush cardamom to a fine powder and keep aside. 3. Boil 3 ½ cups of water on high flame and add sugar to it. 4. Let the sugar dissolve completely in water. 5. As...

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Blueberry Cream Swiss Roll
Dec11

Blueberry Cream Swiss Roll

  Ingredients Cake: •¼ C butter softened •2/3 C confectioners’ sugar/icing sugar •5 Tsp egg replacer mixed with 6 Tbsp warm water •1 Tsp vanilla essence/extract •¾ C all purpose flour •2 Tbsp cornstarch/cornflour •1 Tsp baking powder •2/3 C thick buttermilk Filling, Icing and decoration: •2/3 C blueberry preserves •1 C regular cream •2 Tbsp...

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