Monday, December 26, 2011

Skin Care

1.Peel banana (1) and put it in a blender along with 1/4 cup honey and 1/4 cup yogurt and blend until smooth.
   Apply on clean skin .Leave for 10-15 minutes.
   Remove with cool water and damp cloth.
   This pack moisturises and is ideal for dry skin.

2.Deseed papaya and remove the skin.
  Blend it along with honey and yogurt.
  Apply on skin,let sit for 10-15 minutes
  This pack is ideal for dull skin.

3.Blend strawberries with honey and yogurt.Blend until smooth.
  Apply on clean skin.
  This pack is ideal for sensitive skin.


Friday, December 16, 2011

Baby Potatoes with green pastes

Baby potatoes    500 gm
Onion Paste       1/2 cup
Green mango paste  2 tblsp
Ginger-garlic paste   2 tsp
Tomato puree           2 tblsp
Mint paste                2 tsp
Trumeric powder      1 tsp
Coriander powder    1 tsp
Jeera powder           1 tsp
Gatam masala powder 1 tsp
salt and oil                as required
Take a kadai.Add water and boil the potatoes till tender.
Allow to cool.
Peel the potatoes and sprinkle salt and keep aside for 10 minuters.
Heat oil in a pan and fry potatoes till brown.
In another pan add onion paste,ginger garlic paste,tomato puree,green manago paste and mint paste.
Stir well with little oil and cook on low flame for five minutes.
Add little salt and the spices.
Stir well. Add little water and continue to cook for sometime.
Mix the fried potatoes and cook till the water is absorbed.
Serve with puris and parathas.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Crispy Dates

Dates             10
Almond         10 (crushed)
Rawa            1 cup
Maida           3/4 cup
Baking powder 1/2 tsp
Ghee                1 tblsp
Oil                   2 tblsp
Coca  powder    1 tblsp
Sugar                 1/4 cup
Oil                    for frying
Sieve maida with baking powder.
Take a bowl.
Add maida,rawa,sugar,cocoa powder.
Add one tblsp ghee and 2 tblsp oil and mix well.
Add enough water to make a batter.
Deseed dates and  put 1-1 almond in dates.
Dip in the batter and fry.
Serve with sauce.