Saturday, October 27, 2012

Fruity Muffins

Maida 1cup
Butter 1/2 cup
Pine-apple squash 1 tblsp
Sugar 1/2 cup
Condensed milk 1/2 cup
Raisins 15
Cream 1/4 cup
Soda bicarbonate little

Sieve the maida flour.Add soda bicarbonate. Mix well.Keep aside.
Take a kadai.Cream the butter.
Add pine apple squash and sugar.Stir well.
Add the condensed milk,raisins,cream and maida.Mix well.
Fill the mixture in 10 muffin moulds.
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degree C for 15 minutes.
Cool slightly and remove from mould.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Black Beans soup

Black Beans 2 cups
Vegetable broth 6 cups
Onion 1 (chopped)
Bell pepper 1 (chopped)
Tomato paste 1 tblsp
Garlic 3 flakes (chopped)
Chilli powder 1/2 tsp
Ground cumin 1 tsp
Ground pepper 1 tsp
Pressure cook black beans with water.
Allow four whistles.
Puree half of the cooked black beans with vegetable broth in a blender.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add chopped onion,bell pepper,garlic and cook until tender.
Add black bean puree.
Add tomato paste,chilli powder,ground cumin and ground pepper.
Add salt.
Add the remaining whole beans.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat,cover the pan and simmer,stirring frequently until the flavours are melded to form a soup.