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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

How to make Bread crumbs....

Bread Crumbs is made out of dried breads. Its available in all the stores and super market. why cant we make it at home? Its very easy to make at home. Bread crumbs is used for snacks. We use crumbs for making cutlets, fingers, balls, for all the deep frying snacks.. Crumbs are used. Try it at home. Easy to make crumbs here..


  • Bread slices - 5


  • Heat a Tava on the gas, place the bread slices on the tava.
  • Dry roast the bread on one side.
  • Turn on the bread to dry roast on the other side.
  • Once done. It will become harder. When it is cooled down.
  • Crumble it into mixer and go for a round.
  • In a minute dry bread crumbs are ready.

Powdered crumbs are ready to use for the snacks for frying.

Monday, July 21, 2014

American corn Cheese balls

Starter today.... One of the yummiest starter here.. Simple and easy o make snack. Rainy days would be awesome with this beautiful snack or starter.Cheesy starter for perfect evening.. It can be a wonderful Party snack as well.


  • American Corn kernels - 1 Packett
  • Mozarella cheese grated - 1 pack
  • Coriander leaves - chopped
  • G.Chilly - 3 finely chopped
  • Bread Crumbs - 2 tbsp
  • Salt


  • Grind the corn kernels in the mixer into a coarse mixture.
  • Mix the ground mixture , coriander leaves, chillies, cheese and salt into a mixture.

  • Make small balls from the dough.

  • Roll it on the bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the balls.

Melting yummy cheesy balls ready. Grab one by one...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bitter gourd fry/ Sun Fry/Pavakkai varuval

Yummy starter here... Bitter gourd lovers , definitely try this bitter gourd fry. it can be used as side dish for lunch. It can be used as a snack to munch instantly. it can be stored in containers. Very simple procedure and tasty too.. As everyone knows bitter gourd is healthy. Take bitter gourd once a week.  I called it sun fr because my daughter named it by seeing it . She said it looks like sun.. 


  • Bitter gourd -3
  • Gram flour - required for frying
  • Salt
  • Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  • Tamarind pulp - 1 tsp


  • Cut the bitter gourd into round or into thin round slices. Remove all the seeds.

  • Marinate bitter gourd with tamarind pulp, salt and chilly powder for 30 mins.
  • Heat oil in a pan, mix the marination with required gram flour and mix nicely.
  • Put one piece by piece and deep fry it.

Enjoy this in all climate with or without rice!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Paneer Capsicum Cheese Toast

Here is a simple recipe for Breakfast. It can be considered as snack for kids too.. A very simple dish , tasty, healthy and less time consuming. Its a toast, can be had as sandwich also. Do try this yummy simple recipe....


  • Bread slices - 6
  • Red Capsicum - half (cut into Julienne)
  • Green Capsicum - half (cut into Julienne)
  • Paneer - cut into cubes
  • Cheese slices
  • Onion - cut into Julienne
  • Butter


  • Take the bread slices , apply butter on all sides of the bread.
  • Place the vegetables in between the slices, place the onions.
  • Place the Paneer cubes also.
  • Place the cheese slices.
  • Close it with other slice.
  • Switch on the toaster, apply butter on the walls of the toaster.
  • Place the prepared sandwich inside. On the toaster to orange or red color.
  • Once its done, it turns into green color.

Yummy Sandwich ready to grab !

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Khoya Jamuns/ mawa jamuns

Gulab Jamuns are a special sweet always.... we all love to have it anytime.. There are quite a few methods of making jamuns. this is one of the methods using fresh Khoya... I bet you can never resist from having  or 3 at a stretch... Once when you try hoya jamuns, you will stop buying instant mixes from shops. Its price friendly as well as tasty..



  • Unsweetened Khoya/ mawa - 200 gms
  • Maida/ Flour - 3 -4 tsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 300 gms
  • Water - 200 ml
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp



  • For sugar syrup, heat sugar and water in a pan.. After the sugar is dissolved , check for the consistency.
  • For jamuns , the syrup should be little sticky. Switch off the sugar syrup.
  • Add the essence to it.
  • I used  Nandhini brand Khoya.

  • Meanwhile, knead the dough for the jamuns.
  • In a vessel, add the khoya(room temperature), maida, cardamom powder.

  • Knead the dough with the moisture of khoya itself. If its not forming into a dough, sprinkle little water.
  • Make small balls out of the dough.

  • Heat oil in another pan. Fry these balls on medium flame.
  • Add it to the sugar syrup.
  • Let it soak for sometime.


Yummy soft jamuns are ready....grab it whenever you want! My hubby's fav Jamuns here.....

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Babycorn pepper fry

Babycorn and capsicum what a yummy combo... This is such a good starter for babycorn lovers . Its suitable for all chinese accompaniments. super simple dish as a starter. Try this out and so leave a comment.


For marination:

  • Babycorn - 1 pack
  • Corn flour - 3 tbsp
  • Maida - 1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Pepper powder- 1 tsp

Other ingredients:

  • Capsicum - 1
  • Onion - 1
  • Garlic chopped - 1 tbsp
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Spring onion - chopped
  • Pepper powder - required
  • Soya sauce -2 tsp
  • Salt

  • Marinate the babycorn for 10 mins and fry it. Do not fry till golden brown. Keep it aside.
  • For masala, eat oil in a pan, add chopped garlic and green chilly. Saute well.
  • Add chopped onions and capsicum. 
  • Add pepper powder, soya sauce and salt and cook well .  Mix them well.Add little spring onions and cook it closed for 5 - 7 mins.
  • Finally, add the fried babycorn and saute well.
  • Lastly garnish with remaining spring onions and serve.

Crunchy and tasty Babycorn pepper fry is ready.. No one can eat just one!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Sojji appam

Sojji appam is made with flour, sugar and the stuffing inside . This sweet is a simple and tasty recipe.
Made this Sojji appam by deep frying. I am also making this for 5 ingredients fix challenge.

The ingredients for this month challenge are flour, sugar, butter,salt and milk.

I have used ghee instead of butter. I did not bake.


  • Flour - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 1/4 cup
  • Rava - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Water
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp


For the stuffing:
  • Dry Roast Rava and keep it aside.
  • Boil water. Add the sugar in the boiling water.
  • When it is dissolved, Add rava. Add milk to it. Mix well.
  • After the rava is cooked well ,add Ghee. Cook till ghee comes out.
  • Add the cardamom powder.
For pooris:
  • Knead the flour, salt and water together into a soft dough.
  • Take small balls and make small pooris, stuff the mixed Sooji mixture or kesari into it and make soft pooris.
  • Heat oil in a pan, deep fry the pooris and enjoy the sweet!

Tasty Sojji Appams ready!

Linking this to 5 ingredients challenge by Vimala

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