Wednesday, December 2, 2009

STEAMED BANANA PUDDING WITH DARK CHOCOLATE


All purpose Flour(Maida) - 1 ½ cup
Baking Powder - 1 ½ tsp
Chocolate(combo) -a large piece
Raw Bust Banana -2 no s
Butter -100 gm
Crushed Sugar -6 to 8 tabs
Egg -1 no s
Milk -1/4 +1/4 cup




How to Prepare:


Take a bowl and put the Flour (Maida) into it and add 1 ½ tsp of baking powder and 100gms of butter and mix well. (Just like the preparation of making Puttu at home.)
In a blender or mixer, grind well the raw bust banana along with 6 to 8 tabs of crushed sugar and keep it aside.
Take a big vessel put an egg into it and beat well with 1/4 cup of milk and mix it. Then add the raw bust banana texture which had already prepared mix along with egg texture. Then add the Maida batter along with this texture and mix well.( if the final batter look thick then you can add 1/4 cup of milk finally into this and can mix easily to get a medium thick batter)
Break the large piece of combo chocolate into pieces and add with this final batter and mix again.
Take a Round Aluminum Dish , spread some Butter all over the dish inside put the Final Texture into it Cover with aluminum foil paper and place the dish in a steamer or pressure cooker(without weight) for 45 minutes for full steaming.
After 45 minutes put off the flame and take the dish from steamer ,remove the foil paper and place it under fan for 10 minutes and you can cut it into any shape as you wish and enjoy the Steamed Banana Pudding.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

POTATO PANEER GRAVY(MY VERSION!!!!)


v Potato(small square pieces) - 3 no s
v Paneer(small square pieces) - 200 gm
v Onions(Small cut pieces) - 2 no s
v Green Chilly(round cut pieces) - 4 no s
v Red Chilly (broken pieces) - 4 no s
v Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
v Kashmiri Chilly Powder - 1 ½ tsp
v Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
v Garam Masala(optional) - 1 tsp
v Mustard - 1 tsp
v Salt - to taste
v Water -
v Curry Leaves -
v Oil( any refined oil) -2 tsp



How to Prepare:

v Take a Nonstick Pan, add 2 tsp of any refined oil into it, when it gets hot , put 1tsp of mustard seeds, then 4 broken pieces of red chilly and a few curry leaves and sauté it well. Then add round cut pieces of green chilly sauté well and put the small cut pieces of onions into it and mix well along at a low flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
v Add 1 tsp of turmeric powder , 1tsp of coriander powder , 1 ½ tsp of kashmiri chilly powder and salt to taste and sauté well for 1 minute then immediately add the small cut pieces of potato into this texture and mix well and put some water about ½ cup (is for a semi gravy if u want more gravy then you can add 1 cup of water as your way of consistency) and close with a lid for 10 minutes at a low flame so that the potato gets boil.
v After 10 minutes open the lid then mix the texture again and then put the small square pieces of fresh paneer into this and mix slowly again with the texture and keep it for 5 to 8 minutes at a low flame for easily boiling at this stage add 1 tabs of tomato sauce for balancing the consistency of gravy.
v After that put off the flame, and serve it a dish for hot use.
v For garnishing put a few coriander leaves on the top of potato paneer gravy.