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Monday, 30 September 2013



                   Haa......Another challenge for this month by Gayathri and Team for our Eggless baking Group.This time we had faced an interesting challenge.yaa... its a chocolate recipe which kids would love to have it.We have to make an eggless ferrore rocher tart.my kids enjoyed it a lot and finished them within a minute.

                  I have made some differences from the original recipe as it would taste better than the original one and i hope you all would like it and enjoy doing it like me.I think i have given you the best that i can do. you may find it difficult on seeing the recipe but it is an easy one when you follow the recipe carefully and use the right proportion and combination of ingredients.              We have to make it as segment,that is have make seperate recipes and combine it atlast to have a beautiful and mouthwatering choco tart.Infact mine is..........


recipe source:Trissalicious

Tart base:

130 gms flour

20 gms cocoa pr

60 gms cold butter diced

30 gms caster sugar

2 gms baking pr

2 tbsp cold milk

a pinch of salt

                     Sift flour,cocoa pr,baking pr,salt and caster sugar add cold butter and combine well till it resembles a crumb texture.Now add cold milk and make a dough.Can add more milk if you think its dry.Cover the dough with clingfilm and refrigerate for 1hr.

Preheat oven at 200 degrees.

           Now roll the dough into 2mm thickness and mould in the tart tin or muffin tray.place the silver foil on the tart and fill pulses on the mould and bake the tarts for 10-15mins and remove foil with pulses then bake for another 10 mins.set aside to cool.

orange flavoured chocolate mousse:


dark chocolate-1/2 cup

nutella-2 tbsp

orange juice-1 tbsp

orange zest-1 tsp

heavy cream-1/2 cup

whipped cream-1cup

nuts parline-2 tsps

                        In a saucepan heat water and place a bowl over it is the double boiler method add dark chocolate,nutella and stir till it melts add heavy cream and remove from heat and cool.Then add orange juice,orange zest,caremalized nuts combine well.finally add the whipped cream and stir well and set in fridge.

mocha Chocolate thing:

50 gms nutella

50 gms milk chocolate

1 tsp melted butter

7 gms cocoa pr

3 gms instant coffee pr

1 tsp corn syrup

pinch of salt

4 tbsp nuts parline

                       combine all the ingredients and heat on microwave high for 30 secs and set aside.

Nuts parline:

100 gms sugar

200 gms toasted mixed nuts,can use only any one of them

       Heat sugar till it becomes golden caremalized texture add the toated nuts mix well and cool.grind coarsely in a mixer and store them in an airtight container.

To assemble the Tart:

Fill the tart shell 3/4th with orange flavoured chocolate mousse and top with mocha chocolate thing and sprinkle nuts parline and decorate with twister mocha roll.enjoy the chocolaty tart.

Amounts per 1 serving (150.2 g)
Calorie Information
Amounts Per Selected Serving%CR*%DV**
Calories606 (2537 kJ)30%
   From Carbohydrate257 (1076 kJ)42%
   From Fat312 (1307 kJ)52%
   From Protein37 (154 kJ)6%
   From Alcohol0 (0 kJ)0%

Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Total Carbohydrate66.5 g22%
   Dietary Fiber5.4 g22%
   Starch18.8 g
   Sugars35.2 g

Fats & Fatty Acids
Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Total Fat35.4 g54%
   Saturated Fat19.5 g97%
   Monounsaturated Fat10 g
   Polyunsaturated Fat2.1 g
   Total trans fatty acids0.5 g
   Total trans-monoenoic fatty acids0.5 g
   Total trans-polyenoic fatty acids0 g
   Total Omega-3 fatty acids251 mg
   Total Omega-6 fatty acids1852.3 mg
   Total Omega-9 fatty acids8903.2 mg

Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Cholesterol75.1 mg25%
Phytosterols0.2 mg
Protein & Amino Acids
Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Protein9.4 g19%

Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Vitamin A822 IU16%
Vitamin C2.9 mg5%
Vitamin D16.2 IU4%
Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)1 mg5%
Vitamin K4 mcg5%
Thiamin0.2 mg15%
Riboflavin0.2 mg14%
Niacin2.3 mg11%
Vitamin B60.2 mg9%
Folate23.7 mcg6%
Vitamin B120.3 mcg5%
Pantothenic Acid0.6 mg6%
Choline33.2 mg
Betaine24.4 mg

Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Calcium147.9 mg15%
Iron2.3 mg13%
Magnesium87.2 mg22%
Phosphorus293.9 mg29%
Potassium466.1 mg10%
Sodium903 mg39%
Zinc1.9 mg13%
Copper0.3 mg17%
Manganese1.6 mg79%
Selenium22.3 mg32%
Fluoride3.3 mg

Amounts Per Selected Serving%DV**
Alcohol0 g
Water34.6 g
Ash4.3 g
Caffeine29.8 mg
Theobromine73.1 mg




 Honey chicken

This is a chinese based recipe.my kids love this chicken and it is an ideal dish for the people who doesn't eat much chillies.Do try this at home you'll be praised by your family members.I assure you that.


To marinate:

Chicken wings-4 pieces
Redchilly flakes-1 tsp
Honey-1/2 tsp
Soy sauce-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Marinate all the above given ing. For 10mins.
Heat oil and fry the chicken till crisp and  golden brown.
For glaze:
Capsicum-1/2 diced
Gingerpaste-1 tsp
Garlic chopped-1 pod
Soy sauce-1 tsp
Freshly crushed pepper-1/2 tsp
Sugar-1 tsp
Red chilly sauce-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
coriender leaves to garnish


In a wok add oil heat a whlie add onions and capsicum toss well till onion become translucent,add the rem. ing. toss well add the fried chicken wings stir till it coats well and garnish with coriander leaves,
serve hot with rotis,naan,noodles,pastas or bread.if u wish can take it with rice also.

Saturday, 7 September 2013



 Crispy Brinjals

                              In all parts of the world people eat aubergines(brinjals).we  get in different shapes and size.It has an unique taste.i have tried a different version of aubergines that would taste like crispy chicken.It is a good choice for veggies they  would definetly love it.............my kids love it tooo.......... itsvery simple to make and tastes delicious.


Big sized brinjals-10 pieces,sliced
 Red chilly powder-1tbsp
Indian garam masala powder*-1tsp 

pepper powder-1tsp
gram flour-2tbsp

corn flour-1tbsp

salt to taste

corn flakes crushed-1cup

oil for frying


In a bowl mix brinjals,red chilly powder,garam masala,pepper powder,gram flour,corn flour,salt with some water or oil and marinade for 5 mins.spread crushed cornflakes in a plate and coat over aubergines on all sides and fry in hot oil till golden crisp....

*-indian garam masala is a mixture of all spices cinnamon,cardamom,cloves,star anise ground to a fine powder.

Thursday, 5 September 2013



 Egg and sausage pie

                           Being an indian we dont make pies.Just make curries or any stuffing and we fill in dosas,samosas or in any kind of indian food.I love to eat pies when i watch it on TV.In a TV show, I saw a person making hard boiled egg pie and got inspiration to try one.I also have the experience of making pie from my friend blogger gayathri's eggless baking challenge.So I tried this recipe yesterday and gave it to my family and friends.They enjoyed it a lot and finished it off in a fraction of seconds.I just had got a single piece to taste it.mmmmm it tasted so yummy and i appreciated myself for my job.Here is the recipe for my viewers and just have a try,u'll get good results.


for the base:

flour-11/2 cups

salt-1 tsp

butter-3/4 cups

water and milk -3/4 cups

In a saucepan heat water and milk u can measure it as 1:1 proportion add butter boil them.

In a bowl add flour and make a well in centre and pour the hot milk mixture and stir it with fork combine them well and knead by hand till it rolls like a ball.Cover with a kitchen towel and rest them for 5 mins.Meanwhile we can prepare the filling and bechamel sauce.It is nothing but white sauce.

Bechamel sauce(White sauce):

butter-1 tbsp

maida-1 tbsp

milk-1 cup

dry rosemary-1/2 tsp

cheddar cheese-2 tbsp

salt and pepper to season


In a saucepan add butter and maida stir well till butter and maida combines well and maida  cooks well,but the color should not change.Now remove from fire add milk stir till no lumps form and cook in slow flame till it makes a paste not too watery and not too thick.Stir in rosemary and cheese  do seasoning.caution cheese also has salt.cool them.

Eggs and sausage filling:



salt and pepper to taste

Hard boiled eggs-2

Boil in hot water with salt for 5 mins and rest them for a while and remove the shell cut into four quaters and season with salt and crushed fresh pepper.

In  a pan add 1tsp oil and add sliced sausages and toss well with salt and crushed pepper.

Egg wash:

Egg-1,slightly beaten with water

For Baking:

preheat oven to 210 degrees.

Divide the dough in 2 parts and Roll one part of the dough in 1/2 inch thick fill the dough adjust to the pie plate and trim off the extras place quartered Eggs and sausages pour the bechamel sauce to fill the pie and roll another part of the dough and cut into strips close the pie like weaving a basket or according to your idea.Brush eggwash on pie.Bake at 210 degrees for 45 mins or according to your oven .

Wednesday, 4 September 2013


Fried Hard Boiled Egg

It is a simple dish but goes well with sambar .My mom taught me this recipe and i loved it.we can't eat just one, it will kindle our taste buds to eat more.You can adjust chilly powder according to yur taste.You can make sandwich by stuffing this fried egg in bread.


Hard boiled eggs-4,halved

red chillly powder-2 tsp

oil-3 tbsp

salt to taste

garam masala powder-1 tsp

cumin seeds-1 tsp,coarsely grind

pepper powder-1 tsp,coarsely grind


Boil water in a pan add some salt and whole eggs into the water.Boil Eggs for just 10 mins in high flame and switch off gas,rest them in hot water for 10 more mins.cool them and remove shell.cut lengthwise.

In a kadai add oil red chilly powder,garam masala,salt,ground cumin and pepper mix well and place eggs on the paste upside down and put on the gas fry in low flame for 2mins and flip them and cook for 2mins do the same for 10 mins or till it gets brown on both sides.set in a plate and sprinkle coriender leaves and serve hot.    


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