March, 18 2017

  I believe 1/4 cup clarified butter, 1/4 cup atta, 1/4 cup sugar and about 3/4 upto 1 cup water should make sufficient parshad for 4 family members. To make clarified butter (ghee), melt the butter at low temperature and allow the milk solids to separate at the bottom along with water content. Some foam will develop as well which should be removed then when the butterfat (golden portion) is clear pour off into a separate storage dish. The internet also provides visual examples... Read More

Banana Bread

March, 15 2017

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp yoghurt 2 1/3 cups mashed overripe bananas DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease pan. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in yoghurt and mashed bananas until well blended. Stir... Read More

Easy Ice Cream Recipe (no ice cream machine required)

March, 15 2017

1/2 cup cold milk 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 pint heavy cream 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt **NOTE- once again, you can add many different things to this basic ice cream recipe: 1/2 cup- Carob or chocolate powder 2 cups chopped strawberries 1 cup blended mango 1/4 cup maple syrup and 1/2 cup pecans 1 cup chopped peaches 1/2 cup pineapple and 1/2 cup strawberry 1/2 cup chopped pistachios and 3 drops green food colouring... Read More

Plain India vale Cookies

March, 15 2017

This is a recipe for the cookies you would typically find in punjab :) 5 cups white flour 1 cup white atta 1 1/2 cup Oil OR Butter(Melted) 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Baking Powder 3 cups sugar A 500 mL carton of Whipping Cream (not to be mistaken with cool whip, this is usually beside the buttermilk and half and half) Mix all your ingredients and place in the oven at 350 for 10 to 15 mins. allow them to brown slightly.. Make sure they do not burn.. :)

Carob Cake

March, 15 2017

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups sugar 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup Carob Powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt  2 tbsp of yogurt  1 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil  2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water Directions: 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. 2. Stir together sugar, flour, carob powder, baking powder,... Read More

Oatmeal Cookies

March, 15 2017

Oatmeal Cookies   1 cup butter, softened   1 cup packed brown sugar   1/2 cup white sugar   2 tbsp yoghurt   2 teaspoons vanilla extract   1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour   1/2 teaspoon baking soda   2 teaspoons ground cinnamon   1 teaspoon salt   3 cups quick cooking oats   1 cup chopped walnuts DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). 2. In a large... Read More

Kulfi Recipe

March, 15 2017

1 can (14 ounces)- evaporated milk 1 cup - light cream (half and half) 1 can (14 ounces)- Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 tsp Ground Cardamom- (pisi lachi) 1/2 cup chopped pistachios 2 drops- rose water (optional) Instructions: Mix all ingredients together in bowl Place mixture in shallow bowl and freeze overnight If anyone has their own kulfi recipe please share it with us.

Butter Pecan Cookies

March, 15 2017

3/4 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for coating 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 Preheat oven to 350°. On a baking sheet, toast pecans until fragrant, about 6 minutes. Let cool completely; finely chop. 2 Cream butter and sugar together for about 2-3 minutes. Beat in vanilla, salt, and flour, scraping down sides of bowl, just until dough comes together. Fold in... Read More

Bread Recipe

March, 15 2017

As many of you know bread is one of the hardest things to master. Here is a basic 1 loaf bread recipe that works pretty well. This is a brown bread recipe if you would like to make white bread, just add 3 cups of white flour in place of the brown flour. 1 tsp yeast 1 tsp brown sugar warm water- enough to dissolve the yeast and brown sugar 2 cups brown flour (you can find this at your grocery store next to the all purpose flour, do NOT mistake this for brown ATTA)1 cup white... Read More

The Best Cookies I have Ever Had!

March, 15 2017

my auntie jee brought these cookies over yesterday.. They were soo good that after one bite i was asking her for the recipe .. lucky she had it with her :) so here we go! 1 cup quick oats 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup white flour 2 1/2 cup brown flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup india type dana sugar(optional just add normal sugar if u don't have this type of sugar) 3 tbsp honey 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup melted butter/ desi ghee ... Read More

Peanut Butter Cookies

March, 15 2017

Peanut Butter 1 cup roasted shelled peanuts 1-1/2 teaspoons peanut oil 1/4 teaspoon salt (omit salt if salted peanuts are used) Place ingredients in blender. mix 3 to 4 minutes. Scrape mixture from the sides of the container back into contact with the blade. Continue blending until desired consistency is reached. Yields 1/2 cup creamy or 3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter. Peanut Butter Cookies 1 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon... Read More

Blueberry Muffins

March, 15 2017

Blueberry muffins: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 1/4 cups white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tbsp yoghurt 2 cups all-purpose flour, divided 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 cup blueberries 2 tablespoons white sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a large bowl, cream together the butter, 1 1/4 cups sugar, yoghurt, and salt until light and fluffy. Mix together 2 cups of the flour and baking powder. Beat in the ... Read More

Homemade Pudding

March, 15 2017

Here is a basic vanilla pudding recipe… You can basically add any flavor you would like, add a banana and you have yourself banana pudding :) 2 cups milk 1/2 cup white sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon butter Directions In medium saucepan over medium heat, heat milk until bubbles form at edges. In a bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Pour into hot milk, a little at a time,... Read More

Coconut and Oatmeal Cookies

March, 15 2017

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tbsp yoghurt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup butter 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup flaked coconut 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tsp cinammon 2 cups rolled oats DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium mixing bowl cream shortening, butter, and sugars. Add yoghurt and vanilla until blended. Set aside. In a separate... Read More

Cake Mixes from Scratch

March, 15 2017

This recipe is really great and versatile. to the base cake you can add an assortment of flavours and fruits. INGREDIENTS: 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 tbsp of yoghurt 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Note: You may need more milk to get the desired consistency... It should be soft and creamy :) DIRECTIONS (Here are a few Variations): For a Yellow Cake: Sift... Read More

Ice Cream Recipes!

March, 15 2017

2 cups- half and half cream 1 cup- heavy cream 1 cup- whole milk 1/2 cup- sugar 1 tbsp- vanilla To this base you can basically add anything you want. Here are some ideas: 1/2 cup- Carob or chocolate powder and 1/2 cup walnuts 2 cups chopped strawberries 1 cup blended mango 1/4 cup maple syrup and 1/2 cup pecans 1 cup chopped peaches 1/2 cup pineapple and 1/2 cup strawberry 1/2 cup chopped pistachios and 3 drops green food colouring the possibilities are endless! ... Read More

Fruit Mein Kulfi

November, 14 2016

Category: Ice cream/Sundaes Sub Category: Kulfi Special Food Type: General Cuisine: Indian Region: North Indian (Panjabi & Moghlai) Description The first time I ever ate this kulfi was at a chaat corner in Delhi. Out of sheer curiosity, I visited this place when I heard of their Stuffed Fruit Kulfi. What I was served was a frozen mango, which was peeled and sliced. It is then that I realised that the mango had been carefully deseeded and stuffed with kulfi and... Read More

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