Thursday, December 31, 2015

SULTANA SCONES


Bake this lovely treat this new year and surprise you family and friends!
Its very easy and simple to prepare, eggless, less sugar, less butter, kids love it!
Ask your kids to help you out with it this winter vacations! They will surely love it.

INGREDIENTS:
1) 225 gms Plain flour
2) 50 gms Butter Cold
3) 100 gms Sultanas/Raisins
4) 40 gms Castor Sugar
5) 150 ml Milk
6) 1 Egg beaten for egg wash/Milk

PREPARATION TIME: 30 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Line the baking sheet and pre heat the oven at 220 degrees
* In a bowl mix flour and butter till breadcrumb consistency
* To above mix add sugar and sultanas
* In the middle pour milk and fold in the mix till no dry flour left
* Knead a little to gather the dough together
* Flatten with the hands till 2 cm thick disc
* Cut 12 small rounds or 8 big rounds with cutter
* Place them on baking sheet and brush the top of scones with egg wash or milk
* Bake for 15-20 minutes till top is golden brown in color
* Cool on wire rack and serve with jam, honey, cream, or butter

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

HEALTHY WHOLEWHEAT BREAD POHA



INGREDIENTS:
1) 5-6 Slices of Whole Wheat Bread
2) 2 Tablespoon Oil
3) 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera/Cumin seeds
4) 1/2 Cup Broccoli Flowerets
5) 1/2 Cup Medium diced Carrots
6) 1/2 Cup Julienne onions
7) 1/2 Cup Medium Diced Capsicum
8) 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric
9) 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
10) Salt to taste
11) 1 Tablespoon Tomato Ketchup(Optional)
12) 1/4 Cup water
13) 1/2 Cup of Crunchy Mixture
14) Fresh coriander leaves for garnish
15) Few Lemon wedges to squeeze lemon juice on poha(optional)

PREPARATION TIME: 30 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Dice the bread slices and dry roast in a dry pan to make it a little crisp
* In a wok, heat oil and crackle jeera seeds, add turmeric powder
* Add all cut vegetables and let it cook till veggies get soft
* you can use any vegetables like cauliflower, peas, sweet corns or potatoes
* Add Ketchup and little water to build a little sauce
* Add salt and red chilly to taste
* When the sauce thickens add diced bread and mix well
* Serve hot in a bowl and garnish with coriander leaves
* Before eating sprinkle some mixture for extra crunch and squeeze lemon juice
* Mixture and lemon juice is optional as per you choice

For traditional gujrati rice flake poha recipe click the link below -
http://me-as-chef.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/blog-post.html

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