Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Potatoes and Green Beans in Coconut Sauce.....



 250 gm (8 oz)natural yogurt
50 gm (2 oz) creamed coconut 
1.5 tsp garam masala
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp each of ginger and garlic paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp black cumin seeds
1/4 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp salt
50 gm (2 oz)  butter
2 tbs oil
2 onions finely chopped
Steamed veg(2 Potatoes cubed ...3 oz Beans...1/2Cauliflower.)...They should not be too soft
1 red and 1 green capsicum deseeded and diced
1 tbs chopped coriander leaves
3tbs single cream


Whisk the yogurt together with creamed coconut,garam masala, chilli powder, turmeric,ginger garlic paste, cumin seeds, cardamom powder, and salt.
Heat butter and oil in a pan and add onions and fry till browned .
 Pour in the yogurt mix and fry for 3-4 mins
Lower the heat and add the diced capsicums and the steamed veggies.
Cover the pan and cook for about 6-8 mins.




Poached Omlette.....!!

Fry some Chopped Garlic...Spring onion ...Parsley...and halved Cherry Tomatoes...in 1tbs oil.
Add 4-5 eggs on top and cover the pan and let it cook on a slow heat till the yellow part becomes runny...Sprinkle some salt and black pepper....Cut into wedges and enjoy...!!


Using the Leftover Tortilla/ Roti/ Chapatti

Make an Omlette with egg and some veggies of your choice....
 

Put the leftover Tortilla on top of the Omlette....


Flip it over when the underside is done....

Check to see that the tortilla is also a little brown...

Roll it ...and gobble it up...!! :)

Coconut Carrot Apple Walnut Cake....!!

cake

Whisk 3 eggs.... 1 1/4 Cup Sugar...3/4 Cup Oil...and 1.5tsp Vanilla essence.






To the liquid batter mix in the dry ingredients...ie
2 Cups All purpose flour...2 cups dry Coconut powder...1/2tsp salt...1/2tsp cinnamon powder...3/4tsp baking soda...1 1/2tsp baking powder.


After the above mixture is homogeneous ...mix in 2 cups shredded Carrots....1 grated apple....1/4 cup toasted walnuts

 Pour in a greased baking tin and bake for 45-50 mins at 180/350 degrees


Cool it on the cooling rack ....
Mine got a little cracked as I took it out too soon... :(



Cut into pieces and
enjoy !!
A very healthy and delicious Cake....!  :)