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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

4 star salad

Salad in the making. This is my daughters 3rd episode in jiyas delicacy. She is also quite interested in cooking. She makes a healthy salad. She not only makes the dish, she also makes the video by herself. Editing, adding music to it. Encourage her by watching it and share your comments.

Here is the link for the video:

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Mango braided strudel

Welcome all to the most exciting recipe mango strudel. In my family all of us re big fans of Apple strudel, strawberry strudel, mango strudel thats available here in Singapore. So I wanted to try my hands on mango strudel. I was happy with my first attempt, except for filling was not enough. I was afraid to load a lot since it was my first try. Do try it and see, you will love it


  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Instant Yeast - 2 tsp
  • Warm water - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Salt

  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Egg - 1 for egg wash
  • Marshmallows - few
  • Mangoes chopped - 1 cup
  • Water


  • In a bowl, add the instant yeast , sugar and add warm water. Wait for few mins to become frothy.
  • Then add the lol purpose flour, salt  and mix water and knead it into a Soft dough.
  • Keep it side for it to rise for 45 mins.
  • After 45 mins, punch it out Nd knee the dough for 5 mins.
  • Roll the dough into the size u want to make. 
  • I have braided into a fish shaped strudel.
  • After rolling the sheet thin, place the mango pieces and marsh mallows , cut both sides of the sheet to braid.
  • Braid it crisscross and seal the ends. I have just given cuts at the end for fish tail.
  • Preheat the oven at 200 degrees celsius for 10 mins.
  • Place the baking sheet or aluminium foil on a baking tray.
  • Place the braided strudel on it.

  • Give it a nice egg was, for egg wash, Take an egg in a bowl and beat it nicely. Apply with a brush on TOP of the strudel before it goes inside the oven.

  • Place it in the oven for 25 mins on 200 degrees Celsius.

Mouthwatering strudel is ready.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Whole chicken roast

Hello all,

Here is a fantastic recipe with chicken. Can serve as a starter, main course. It’s the whole chicken roast . My hubby and my kid did this for me for mother’s day. So its really special to me. It tasted fantastic. Try this yummiest chicken and send in your feedbacks. 


Whole chicken - I have take country chicken one without skin.
For first marination :

Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Salt - required
Lemon juice - 1 lemon

Second marination :

Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Kashmiri chilli powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala -1 tsp
Curd - 1/4 cup
Oil- 3 tsp
Mint leaves - one handful chopped
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt if needed

Method :

  • Clean the chicken and skin out the whole chicken. Was and slit with the knife before marination.
  • Take the chicken and nicely marinate with the first marination ingredients and keep aside for 1 hour.
  • After an hour, marinate the chicken again with second marination.
  • Leave it aside for 1 hour. If possible marinate the previous day and leave for 24 hours.

  • Preheat the oven at 200 degrees celsius for 5-0 mins. Place the chicken in oven for 1 hour in baking mode.
  • After half an hour flip over the chicken onto the other side and bake for half an hour.
  • After one hour, for roasting the chicken, increase the temperature to 250 degrees celsius and grill for 10 mins on each side.

Lovely grilled chicken is ready.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Episode 2 cauliflower stirfry

Cauliflower stirfry is the next item on video by my Daughter. It is a tasty recipe learnt from my paati. She loves this cauliflower recipe. She can have this all time as a whole meal. Do try out this recipe and leave your comments.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Beetroot poriyal

Hi friends , 
My daughter Aradhana on whose name I started blogging. Jiya is her another name. She wants to try her hands on cooking. So I will try to post the videos as and when I shoot with her. Its been a really longtime since I posted.  Do post your comments which will encourage and motivate her.

Here is the video . Enjoy!

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