June 28, 2017

Badam (Almond) Katli


Delicious badam katli is almost similar to kaju katli.  This taste simple delicious and easy to make.  Perfect sweet for festivals.  Try and enjoy it !!


Ingredients :

  1. Almonds - 3/4 cup
  2. Hot water - 3/4 cup
  3. Sugar - 3/4 cup
  4. Water - 1/2 cup
  5. Saffron - few strands
  6. Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  7. Ghee / Clarified butter - 3 tbsp

Method :

1.  Soak the almonds in the hot water for 1 hour.  Peel off the skin and dry them completely.  Grind them to fine powder.

2.  Mix together sugar and 1/2 cup of water and bring it to boil.

3.  Prepare single thread consistency sugar syrup.

4.  Add saffron strands, cardamom powder and grounded almond powder to the sugar syrup.  Keep stirring continuously over the medium flame.


5.  Continue to mix until the mixture starts to leave the pan.  

6.  Grease the dish with ghee and transfer the almond mixture to the dish.  Level the dough evenly and cut them in the desired shape.  Allow it to set for some time.  You can also decorate it with silver leaf.


Serve.

June 26, 2017

Savoury French Toast - Delicious !!


Savoury french toast is simple and easy to make with few ingredients.  This can be served as a breakfast or snack.  I like to serve this tomato ketchup.



Ingredients :

  1. Bread (white / brown) - 4 slices
  2. Egg - 4 nos
  3. Milk - 1/4 cup
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Green chillies, chopped - 3 nos
  6. Coriander leaves, chopped - 1 tbsp
  7. Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
  8. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  9. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  10. Onion, finely chopped - 2 tbsp
  11. Capsicum, finely chopped - 2 tbsp
  12. Oil

Method :

1.  Remove the edges of the bread and slice them in desired shape.

2.  In a big bowl, whisk together egg, milk, salt, green chillies, coriander leaves, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, onion and capsicum.  

3.  Heat the pan, dip the bread slices in the egg mixture and cook them on either sides.  Drizzle some oil around the edges.


Serve warm.
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