Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Indian Sweets : 7 Cup Sweet | Seven Cup Burfi Recipe

The name 7 cup sweet is because, 7 cups of ingredients are used to prepare this sweet.

Preparation Time: 60 minutes

  • 1 cup Besan/Chickpea flour
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 1 cup freshly grated Coconut
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 cups Sugar ( But here I have used only 1 cup sugar. 3 cups makes the burfi tooo sweet.)
  • 8 – 10 Cashew nuts and Almond 

  • Dry grind cashew nuts and almonds coarsely.
  • Dry roast besan until the raw smell goes off. Do not roast too much till it changes color.
  • Now add sugar, milk, grated coconut and ghee one by one slowly.
  • Add coarsely ground cashew nuts and almonds, mix well.

  • Keep the medium flame and keep on stirring until it starts leaving the sides of the pan as shown in picture.
  • Meanwhile grease a plate with ghee.
  • Pour the above mixture in to the greased plate and spread it using greased cup.
  • Let it cool.
  • Now cut it into required shape.
  • Yummy 7 cup burfi is ready.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Babycorn Masala | Babycorn Capsicum Side Dish For Roti

Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 4

  • 15 Babycorns
  • 2 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 small Capsicum chopped
  • 2 medium Tomatoes chopped
  • 8 - 10 Garlic pods
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 table spoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 table spoon Kasoori methi
  • 1/2 table spoon Coriander powder
  • A pinch of Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 table spoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 table spoon oil
  • Salt as per taste
  • Wash babycorn and cut them into small pieces as shown in picture.
  • In a vessel put water and babycorn. Add a pinch of Turmeric and salt. cook till it becomes soft.
  • When it is done drain the excess water and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, and fry chopped onion and garlic pods, till the onion turns ligth brown.
  • Now add chopped tomatoes and fry for a while.
  • Put the contents of kadai in a mixer. 
  • Add chilli powder, coriander powder and kasoorimethi. Grind it to smooth paste. 
  • In a kadai, put cumin seeds. 
  • When it starts spluttering, add coarsely choppod onion and capsicum. saute for 2 minutes.
  • Now add the ground masala. Saute for some time till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Now add babycorn and milk to the gravy.
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Hot and spicy babycorn masala is ready to serve with hot roti.

Monday, January 13, 2014

South Indian Style Rava Fish Fry | Konkani Style Fish Fry

Preparation Time: 60 minutes

Servings: 4

  • Fish medium sized, 6 in number (I have Indian Salmon)
  • 1 table spoon Tamarind extract
  • 4 table spoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 table spoon Turmeric powder
  • ¼ table spoon Garlic paste (optional)
  • 1 cup Rice Sooji/Rava
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt as per taste


  • Clean and wash the fish neatly. Cut it in small pieces as shown in picture.
  • Prepare a marinade, by using all the above ingredients except oil.
  • Apply marinade to fish and leave it for around half an hour.
  • Heat non stick tava, dizzle oil.
  • Roll the fish in sooji so that it gets a coating of sooji all around.
  • Now fry the fish on medium flame on all the sides.
  • Use oil if required.
  • Fish fry is ready.

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