Friday, March 13, 2015

Carrot Kheer

Carrot Kheer or Carrot Payasa is a healthy and easy dessert that can be prepared for any occasion. This is one of the favorite dishes of my daughter, so just thought of sharing it. Give it a try let me know how you enjoyed.

Preparatin time: 30 min
Servings : 5-6

  • 3 large peeled and largely sliced carrots
  • 1 liter Milk
  • 3/4 cup Suger
  • Pinch of salt
  • Fist full of blanched Almonds soaked in Milk
  • Fist full od Cashew nuts soaked in Milk
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly crushed Cardomom.

  • Presser cook the sliced Carrot with 1 and 1/2 cup of Milk. Once it is cooled, just take off the  cooked Carrot from the pressure cooker and grind into fine paste.
  • Add the Carrot paste into the milk remaining milk in the pressure cooker, add other 1 and 1/2 cup milk, Suger and pinch of salt.
  • In the mean while course grind the Almonds and Cashew nut with little milk and add to the Carrot Mixture.
  • Bring it Boil.
  • Add the Cardamom powder.
  • Serve hot or Chilled.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Pepper Rice

This is a very easy , simple delicious and one of my favourite dishes. Ideal dish for winter. I learnt this recipe from my co sister Jyothi Kattinakere.
Give it a try and let me know how you liked it.

Preparation time: 10 min
Servings: 2


  • 2 Cups cooked white rice ( left over will do)
  • 1 cupe sliced Onion
  • 1 tsp freshly crushed Pepper corns
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp Ghee / clarrified butter
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • salt to taste

  • Heat Ghee/Clarified butter in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Once mustard seeds splutter, add crushed pepper. Saute for 30 secs.
  • Add  sliced Onion. Saute for 2-3 min until raw smell goes.
  • Add salt, mix well. 
  • Add cooked Rice, mix well for 2 mins.
  • Finally add Lemon juice and mix well.
  • Serve hot with Mild dal and papad. . 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Sprouted Moong - Corn Salad

Here is a healthy, simple, easy and delicious salad recipe. Give it a try.

Preparation time: 5-6 mins
Servings: 2-3

  • 1 cup Sprouted Moong
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh Corn kernels 
  • 1/2 cup grated Carrot
  • 4-5 tbsp freshly grated Cocounut
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice (to taste)
  • Salt to taste

  • 1 tsp cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1-2 chopped Green Chillies(to taste)
  • 8-10 Curry Leaves
  • Pinch of Asofoetida

  • Take all the ingredients except tempering ingredients  in a large bowl. 
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when the mustard seeds splutter add Green Chillies, Curryleaves and Asofoetida. Pour on the ingredients in the bowl.
  • Mix well and serve.