Sunday, November 20, 2011

Chocolate Walnut Brownie

Shall we go for a Chocolate Walnut Brownie (eggless)?


1. Maida - 1 cup
2. Sugar - 50 gms
3. Butter - 50 grms
4. Condensed Milk - 1/2 cup
5. Baking Soda - 1 tsp

6. Baking Powder - 1 1/4 tsp
7. Chopped walnut and Almonds - 1/4cup (reserve some for decoration)
8. Cooking Chocolate (I used Hersheys semi sugar ) - 125 grms.
9. Water - 60 ml

For Baking:-
1. Oven Pre-heat - 180C for 10 mins.
2. Butter Paper
3. Baking Tray

Method :-
1. Sieve Maida, Baking Powder, Baking Soda twice and Keep aside.
2. Mix Condensed Milk and Water in a Bowl.
3. Double boil the Chocolate. (In a big vessel boil water and in that Boiling water Keep the Chocolate in a vessel to melt)
4. Beat Butter and Sugar till creamy.
5. Then add condensed Milk, Melted Chocolate and mix well.
6. Now goes Flour and Chopped Nuts, mix gently.
7. In a Baking tray put butter sheet and Pour this mixture, level it by gentle shaking.
8. Bake in preheated oven till 40 mins or till done.

And Do I need to tell you what you enjoy most............ .
...Warm Brownie with Vanilla Ice cream and/or Chocolate Sauce......

a. Garnish remaining Nuts when its half baked.
b. Completely cool and cut into squares.
c. White Choco Chips can be Sprinkled while baking to get double choco brownie.

Sunday, September 04, 2011


Kuzhi paniyaram is a savory dish . It looks like small ball with all
Spices and vegetables. It tastes hot, salty, sour, garnished with coriander
And curry leaves.In Southern India we usually make this dish in a particular
utensil.We call it as paniyaram pan. It has small pits.
Paniyaram batter


* Left over idli batter or dosa batter 2 cups
* Salt to taste
* Curry leaves one string
* Coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons
* Green chillies finely chopped 2 nos
* Ginger one small piece finely chopped
* Soaked Bengal gram dal 3 tablespoons.
* Onion cut finely 1
* Grated Carrot one
* Oil for frying
* Mustard seeds ½ tsp
* Cumin seeds ¼ tsp
* Hing Little
Preparation of paniyaram

Method :

In a kadai heat about 2 tablespoon of oil .
Season with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Sauté onion , greenchillies till soft.
In bowl take batter add salt ,fried onion, soaked Bengal gram dal,
Coriander leaves, ginger and cumin seeds.
Mix well.
In a paniyaram pan putting ½ tsp oil in each pit and heat it.
When oil is hot put one big spoon full of batter in each pit.
Cover with a lid for few minutes.
Turn over and fry well both sides.
This is a wonderful snack for everybody

Kuzhi paniyaram

Each and every time pour oil,heat it and make paniyarams