Friday, 12 May 2017

Sponge cake /ஸ்பாஞ்ச் கேக்

flour no -1(maida) - 120 gm
sugar - 120 gm
butter - 60 gm
eggs - 2
baking powder - 1/4 tsp
milk powder - 1 tbsp heap full
water - 2 tbsp
vanilla essence - few drops.

Steps to follow:

Sieve the flour with milk powder and baking powder.
Beat the butter and sugar to a creamy texture, add eggs and beat  into the cream  again.
Fold the sieved flour add water and essence to get the dropping consistency.
Preheat the oven to 180 degree.
Pour the mixture into a greased baking tray and bake at 180 degree c for 30 minutes.
Yummy sponge cake is ready.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Prawn roast / இறால் ரோஸ்ட்

prawns -  1/2 kg
ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
kashmiri chilli powder 2 tsp
medium onion,tomato - each -1
chopped green chilli - 1
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
pepper,cumin and fennel - each half tsp powdered
chopped coriander and curry leaves - few
oil - 2 tbsp
salt - to taste.

Steps to follow:-
Clean prawns and wash thoroughly and drain it completely. Coarsely ground the onion and tomato and keep aside.
Marinate with 1 tsp chilli powder,1 tsp ginger garlic paste and salt to taste .
Heat oil in a pan, add 1 tsp gg paste,garam masala and  stir well.
Add marinated prawns and saute nicely.

 Add the coarsely grounded onion tomato  paste, one tsp chilli powder and chopped green chilli.
 Mix well and let it cook till the raw smell goes.
Check salt to taste.
 Add the powdered pepper,cumin and fennel masala.
Stir  and cook for 5 minutes.
 Simmer for 2 minutes.
 Add chopped coriander and curry leaves.
 Mix well and serve hot.

 Serve  with plain rice ,pulav ,briyani ,variety rice or any tiffin items.