Instant Brownie

Ingredients

  1. Melted butter/oil – 1.5 cup
  2. Milk – 2.5 cup
  3. Vanilla Essence – 1 tsp
  4. Sugar – 3.5 cup
  5. Cocoa powder – 2 cup
  6. Self-raising flour – 2 cup

Method

  1. Combine dry ingredients and sieve for proper mixing.
  2. In a separate vessel, combine all liquids butter, milk and essence.
  3. Gradually fold in the dry mixture in to the liquids container.
  4. The mixture would be of thick consistency.
  5. Vary milk’s quantity as deemed fit to have a pouring, thick consistency.
  6. Use powdered sugar for smoothness else use regular granular sugar for crunchiness
  7. Microwave on high for 4 min.
  8. Allow it to cool for a minute and its ready to be consumed with vanilla/butterscotch ice-cream or just like that

Reference:

Cakes and More www.cakesandmore.in

Hummus dip

Ingredients

  1. Chickpeas – soaked and boiled
  2. Garlic cloves – 3
  3. Lemon juice – 1 tsp or per taste
  4. Olive oil – 100 ml
  5. Tahini paste (paste of white seesame seeds) – 2 tbsp
  6. Salt – per taste
  7. Curd (optional)

Method

  1. Soak overnight chickpeas then boil.
  2. In mixer, grind all the ingredients together .
  3. Maintain the consistency by varying the quantity of strained water(used in chickpeas boiling) during grind.

References –

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/quickhummousandolive_71473

Tarla dalal recipes

Wheat cake (using Curd)

Ingredients:

  1. Wheat flour – 1.75 cup
  2. Oil – 3/4 cup
  3. Sugar – 1 cup
  4. Curd – 1 cup
  5. Baking soda – 1 tsp
  6. Cocoa powder – 2-3 tsp (or as per taste)
  7. Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  8. Cinnamon powder (Optional) – 1/2 tsp

Method:

  1. Dissolve sugar in oil and curd thoroughly
  2. Gradually add dry ingredients and vanilla essence.
  3. Little milk can be added if the batter doesn’t seem to be of pouring consistency
  4. Pour in a greased and flour dusted, microwavable dish
  5. Top with crushed dry-fruits /biscuits.
  6. Microwave on HIGH for 3-4 min.

Reference:

Facebook group – Ghar ka Khana

Doughnuts

Ingredients:

  1. White flour – 2 cup
  2. Milk – ¾ cup
  3. Butter at room temperature- ¼ cup
  4. Sugar – 4 tbsp OR per taste
  5. Dry active yeast – 1 tsp
  6. Salt – ½ tsp (as per taste)
  7. Oil – for frying oil

Method:

  1. Mix well all ingredients except milk.
  2. Knead the dough using lukewarm milk and mixed ingredients of step 1.
  3. Dough Kneading should be done for enough time (approx 2-3 min) to get a soft and non-sticky dough.
  4. Roll the dough into thick rounds of approx. 1/2″ . Use a tumbler to cut several round shapes and then use a bottle cap to cut out the inner part of doughnut.
  5. Imp: Smear all doughnuts with oil so that they don’t get dried while kept for 2 hr fermentation.
  6. After couple of hours, doughnuts would have risen due to fermentation.
  7. Fry them on low flame so that they are cooked well from inside.
  8.  Dust them with powdered sugar while they are hot.

References:

http://nishamadhulika.com/en/816-homemade-donuts-recipe.html