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Cranberry Jam is sweet and sour bread spread. It has a rich and vibrant color that kids or even adults fall for it. Cranberries are in season now but are very sour and leaves a bitter taste when eaten raw. Tried this jam with fennel or saunf, to give it a very earthy aroma. Its easy to make with just 5 ingredients.

Cranberries is a popular superfood with 87% water content, 12% Carbs and moderate levels of Vitamin C and Dietary fiber. It has antioxidants which are good for immunity, reduces blood pressure. It reduces the risk of certain cancers and UTIs.

As its holiday time and families get ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas festivities, this Cranberry Fennel Jam can be a nice delish addition to the festive dinner table.

A video link to this recipe – https://youtu.be/gEZcQCkNpg4

INGREDIENTS:

  1. 2 Cups Cranberries
  2. 1 Cup Sugar
  3. 1 Cup Water
  4. 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  5. 1 Teaspoon Cornflour

PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:

  • Boil 1 Cup water and add in Fennel seeds to infuse its flavours
  • Add Sugar and let it dissolve
  • Add in the Cranberries , cover and let it cook for 5 minutes
  • Stir in between  and cook covered until the cranberries are mushy
  • Mash up the berries until a pulp like consistency is formed
  • Pour in cornflour mixed in 1/4 th cup water and  keep stirring
  • Cook until a thick consistency is achieved.
  • Pour  it in canning jars and close lid
  • Once cool refrigerate it.
  • Stays well in refrigerator for over a month.

INGREDIENTS:
FOR THE CHICKEN PATTY:
1) 500 gms Chicken Minced
2) 2 Onions Grated
3) 1 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic paste
4) 2 Teaspoon Paprika Powder
5) 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
6) 1/2 Cup fresh mint leaves
7) 2 Green Chillies Chopped
8) 2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
9) 2 Tablespoon Gram flour/Besan
10) 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder
11) 1 Egg
12) Salt to taste

FOR BURGER:
1) 4 Burger Buns
2) 2 Onions Round Sliced
3) 2-3 Tomatoes round Sliced
4) 5-6 Lettuce Leaves
5) Cheese Slice (Optional)
6) Mint Mayonnaise as Required
7) Salt to Sprinkle
8) Black Pepper to Sprinkle

PREPARATION TIME: 2 Hour

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Wash Lettuce Leaves and Keep aside
* Cut the Burger Buns in to half and keep aside
FOR THE PATTY:
* Chop Mint leaves and keep aside
* In a bowl, put minced chicken, grated onions and ginger garlic paste
* Add paprika, black pepper, green chillies, Garam masala and Cinnamon powder
* Add Salt, Besan, Mint Leaves, and egg
* Mix, and knead till it is soft and kind of comes together
* Keep it aside for and hour to let the flavours get absorbed in chicken
* Apply oil on palm and make flat 1/2 cm thick patties out of the mince
* On a non stick pan, heat little oil and cook the patties on both sides
* Once done serve them hot inside burger buns
ASSEMBLY OF BURGER:
* On the bottom half of the bun keep a lettuce leaf
* Add 2 onion slices and the chicken patty
* Keep Cheese slice and tomato slices on top of patty
* You can keep a double patty too here (optional)
* Pour mint mayonnaise sauce on the tomatoes
* You can make mint mayonnaise by mixing mint chutney with mayonnaise
* Sprinkle salt and pepper and cover with top half of the burger bun
* Serve with Potato chips or french fries

One of the classic dish of the british cuisine and Queen’s favourite breakfast dish is the simple yet delish Scones. Easy to make and is a melt in mouth delight. You just can’t call it a cake or a cookie! Its a fusion of both!

Bake this lovely treat this Christmas and 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