Saturday, April 30, 2016

Chocolate Mug Cake

3 Tbs All Purpose flour
4 Tbs powdered Sugar
1.5 Tbs Cocoa powder
1/8 tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Venilla Essence / Venilla powder
1 Tbs Choco Chips
1.5 - 2 Tbs melted Butter
6 - 7 Tbs Milk

Put sugar in a mixer, grind it to very fine powder and keep it aside.

Put all purpose flour, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, venilla powder, salt and baking soda in a vessel and mix them well. Add melted butter, milk and mix them well. The consistency of the batter should be as shown in the picture below.

Put this in a microwave safe mug/bowl, add choco chips and microwave for 1 min at 540 / 600 W temperature. Again microwave for another 1 min at 900 / 1000 W temperature.

Remove the mug from microwave and serve hot. I tried this recipe from "Sharmispassions" website. Thanks Sharmi for the recipe.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Bellulli(Garlic) Sandige

3 cups white Rice
20-25 Red Chillies
1-2 tsp  Chilly powder
1/2 tsp Asafoetida powder
20 - 25 Garlic pods
1.5 tsp Sesame seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
Salt to taste
3 litres of Water

Soak white rice in water for about 4-5 hrs. Wash it properly and grind it along with red chillies, asafoetida powder, salt into smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water. Put this in a heavy bottomed vessel, add sesame seeds, chilly powder, cumin seeds, 3 litres of water and mix them well.

Remove the outer cover of garlic pods, mash/crush them as shown in the picture below.

Heat this mixture, keep stirring the mixture until it is cooked. Add crushed garlic and mix well.

Keep this aside and allow it to cool to room temperature.

Take one plastic sheet and put little amount of prepared batter as shown in the picture below.

Sun dry the Sandiges for about 5-6 days. Store them in an airtight container.

Fry this in oil and serve. It goes well with Rice, Rasam, etc. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 300 Sandiges.