Vegetable Burger

Yummy Vegetable Burger Recipe...

Coconut Cookies

Delicious Coconut cookies decorated with grated coconut..

Mushroom Rice

Delicious Mushroom Rice recipe...

Orange Cake

Eggless Orange cake decorated with oranges and kiwi fruits...

Brownies

Eggless chocolate Brownies with cashew nuts..

Chinese Salad

Tasty Salad with tomato sauce..

Coconut Laddu

Coconut Laddu made with condensed milk..

September 24, 2012

Chocolate Muffins..




Ingredients(for 10 cupcakes):
. All purpose flour(Maida) - 1 cups
. Cocoa Powder - 1 cup
. Sugar - 1 cup
. Milk - 1/2 cup
. Eggs - 2 No's
. Unsalted Butter at room temperature- 1/2 cup
. Baking powder - 1 tbsp
. Baking soda a pinch
. Lemon juice - 1/2 tbsp
. Vanilla essence - 2 tbsp
. Chopped cashew nuts


Method:

1) Mix Sugar and unsalted butter until sugar melts completely.
2) Beat eggs in the above mixture and mix until light and fluffy.
3) Add vanilla essence, milk and mix well.
4) Mix maida,baking soda, baking powder and cocoa powder and add little by little to the above mixture and mix the batter very well.
5) Add lemon juice to retain the flavor of vanilla essence.
6) Pre-heat oven to 180C.
7) Pour the batter in to cupcake moulds and garnish with chopped almonds or chopped cashew nuts. Now bake for about 20 minutes or till done.

Yummy Chocolate Muffins are ready to serve...

September 18, 2012

I Am 3 Years Old...



Happy to share that my blog "My Kitchen Skills" is 3 years old today..
Thank you all my friends for supporting me by giving your valuable comments..Today i am happy that i made so many good friends though my blog..May be i din't speak to them,may be i din't see them..but still i can say that they are so close to my heart..i will  feel so happy if i see there comments to my recipe's....Thank you girls..

Hope i will celebrate many Anniversary's like this..

September 11, 2012

Walnuts Chocolate Cookies..


Ingredients:
. Wheat flour or all purpose flour- 1/2 cup
. Cocoa powder - 1/2 cup
. Sugar - 1/2 cup
. Chopped walnuts - 1/2cup
. Unsalted butter - 1/2 cup
. Milk - 2 tbsp
. Salt a pinch

Method:
1) Mix all the dry ingredients and add butter and milk and make a smooth dough..
2) Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees C.
3) Divide the dough in to small balls.Now press each ball between your palms to from a cookie.
4) Repeat the procedure for the remaining balls and spread them in a cookie pan.
5) Bake them for about 18 mins or until light brown color.
6) Remove them from oven and let the cookies cool down for about 15 mins before serving home made delicious cookies.




Along with today's recipe,i would like to share a sweet memory...

The above picture is taken today,but it contains recipe's which was written 5 years back..It was written by my sweet sis Akhila for me before my marriage..She is a wonderful cook..I came across these papers today from one of my books, and was happy seeing them after a long time..and these recipe papers will stay with me till my last breath...Akhi you are always with me...:)

September 4, 2012

Home Made Buns..



Ingredients:
. 1 1/2 cups Bread flour 
. Dry active yeast 2 tbsp
. 1/4 cup lukewarm water
. 1 cups milk 
. 2 tbsp butter(at room temperature)
. 1 tbsp sugar
. 1/2 tbsp salt
. 2 tbsp sesame seeds
.2 tbsp oil

Method:
1) Warm the milk and add the yeast. Set aside until frothy. Mix Milk and sugar together.
2) Now add the salt to the flour and add milk+Yeast mixture to the flour and knead it. Add oil and kneed it smooth for about 5- 8 mins.
3) Place this in bowl and cover it with a kitchen towel.
4) Place it aside in a humid place for about 1 to 2 hrs until doubled.
5) Turn out this dough on a floured surface and roll it out into a square.
6) Using a knife cut it into equal pieces.
7) Roll each piece out in your palm to form a rounded shape . Place them side by side on a baking sheet taking care to leave about 1-1/2 to 2 inch space in the middle. Place them aside for about 1 to 2 hrs again to double. 
8) They will take a beautiful shape once they double again. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top of it.
9) Pre-heat oven to 180C.
10) Now bake for about 20 minutes or till buns turn out golden colour.