Thursday, May 21, 2015

Oats Payasam


Oats 1 cup
Milk 2 cups
cashew nuts 5
Almond 5
Cardamon powder 1 tsp
Powdered jaggery 1 cup
Thin coconut milk 1/2 cup
Thick coconut milk 1/2 cup
Ghee 1 tblsp
water as required


Dry roast the oats in a pan on medium flame'

Add the jaggery to water and heat it so that the jaggery gets melted. Switch off the flame.

Now filter the melted jaggery to remove any impurities.

Transfer the filtered jaggery to the roasted oats.
Add the thin coconut milk and mix well Allow to boil on medium flame and cook  for 2-3 minutes till oats become soft and gets well combined with the jaggery.

Finally add the thick coconut milk and sprinkle cardamom powder. Stir for a minute and switch off the flame.

Heat 2 tsp ghee in a small pan. Add cashew nuts and fry till they turn golden brown.
Garnish the oats payasam with the fried cashew nuts..

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Broccoli Soup


Broccoli          2 cups (chopped)
Milk                3 cups
Butter              1 tblsp
Maida flour      2 tblsp
Ground pepper 1 tsp
Cheddar cheese for garnishing
Wash the Broccoli in running water and chop the same into small pieces.
Take a Kadai.Add one cup of water.
When it starts boiling add chopped broccoli.Allow to boil for sometime.
Heat butter in a saucepan and when it melts add the maida flour.
Stir well until the mixture changes into brown colour.
Lower the flame and pour the milk.
Stir constantly to prevent lumps.
Add broccoli with water.
Add salt and pepper.
Put the grated cheese on top and serve.