Tuesday, December 31, 2013


1. All Purpose Flour -- 1Cup
2. Sugar -- 1Cup
3. Baking Soda -- 1/2Tbsp
4. Baking Powder -- 1Tbsp
5. Warm Milk -- 1Cup
6. Cream Cheese -- 2Tbsp
7.  Unsalted Butter -- 2Tbsp
8. Cinnamon Powder -- 1/2Tbsp
9. Nutmeg Powder -- 1/2Tbsp

Method To Prepare:
1. First add all the dry ingredients (All purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder) to a large bowl.
2. Then take another bowl and mix cream cheese and butter. Whip it nicely by adding warm milk little by little till it becomes creamy paste.
3. Now add all the dry ingredients to the butter, cheese and milk paste.
4. Mix everything nicely and check the consistency of the batter.
5. Take a Microwave safe bowl (I used heart shaped bowl) and grease it nicely with butter or ghee.
6. Transfer the cake batter into the bowl and microwave it for about 8-10 Min.
7. When you check with a toothpick, it should come out clean. Then your cake is ready to serve.

Friday, November 22, 2013


1. Tofu (Cut into Cubes) -- 2Cups
2. Chopped Onions -- 1Cup
3. Green Bell Peppers (Cut into small cubes) -- 1Cup
4. Green Chilli -- 5
5. Soy Sauce -- 2Tbsps
6. Salt -- To Taste
7. Olive Oil -- 4-5Tbsp
8. Tomato Sauce -- 2Tbsp
9. Corn Starch -- 1Tbsp
10. Green Chilli Sauce -- 1/2Tbsp

Method To Prepare:
1. First add Olive Oil in a Pan and fry the Tofu pieces.  Once they turn to golden brown color transfer them to a plate containing a paper towel and keep aside.

2. Then in the same pan add Green chilli and Chopped Onions. Add Salt and fry till the onions become transparent.

3. Later add green bell pepper pieces to the pan and cook till they become soft.

4. Now add the fried tofu pieces.

5. Then add Tomato Sauce, Green Chilli Sauce, Soy Sauce and mix well.

6. In a small bowl mix corn starch in water and add it to the pan and mix everything well.
7. Finally Tasty Tofu Manchurian is Ready to Serve.

Linking this Recipe to Foodabulous Fest-Celebrate "November Month & Giveaway Event Organised by Simply TADKA. 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013


1. Karela (Cut into Circles) -- 2Cups
2. Potatoes (Cut into small cubes) -- 1Cup
3. Chopped Onions -- 1Cup
4. Chopped Tomato -- 1Cup
5. Salt -- To Taste
6. Curry Powder -- 1Tbsp
7. Red Chilli Powder -- 1Tbsp
8. Oil -- 4Tbsp
Method To Prepare:
1. First heat Oil in a pan and add chopped Onions to it. Fry till they become golden brown.

2. Then add chopped Tomato to the pan and fry till they become soft.
3. Once the tomatoes become soft, add cubed Potatoes and circled Karela (Bitter gourd).
4. Then add Salt and close it with the lid. Let it cook on low flame till potatoes and karela become soft.
5. Finally add Curry Powder and Red Chilli Powder. Mix it well.
6. Tasty Aloo-Karela Curry is Ready to Serve.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013


1. Milk -- 2Cups
2. Grated Jaggery -- 1/4Cup
3. Black Peppercorns Powder -- 1Tbsp
4. Water -- 1/4Cup
Method To Prepare:
1. First take a small pan and add grated jaggery and water to it.
2. Let the jaggery get melted in the water.
3. Then add black peppercorns powder to it and mix it.
4. After 2min add Milk to the pan and let the milk boil on low flame.
5. Finally Black Peppercorns Milk is Ready to Serve.
6. If you wish you can have it as it is or strain all the peppercorns powder using a strainer and drink the milk.
Note: This Black Peppercorns Milk acts as a Medicinal product in Winter Season. If you have soar throat or any kind of problem in your throat just make this milk at your home and drink it. If possible you can even increase the quantity of peppercorn powder and reduce jaggery as per your taste.

Linking this Recipe to Foodabulous Fest-Celebrate "November Month & Giveaway Event Organised by Simply TADKA. 

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Roundup for "Foodabulous Fest -- Celebrate October Series Event"

Here is the roundup of "Foodabulous Fest -- Celebrate October Series Event".
This event received 28 entries. Thanks to all who sent their awesome recipes and made this event so successful.
I have categorized these entries as below under Blogger Name, Blog Name, Number of Recipes and Recipe Titles with their links.
A big thanks to one and all who has sent their entries................

Roundup Table:

S.No Blogger Name Blog No. Of Recipes Recipes
1 Preeti Garg Simply Tadka 2 Corn Poriyal Royal Mawa Paratha
2 Linsy Patel Real Homecook Food 15 Lentil Biryani Shezwan Vegetable Noodles Vegetable Chilli Chicken With Gravy Eggless WW Banana And Oats Bread Yam And Potato Curry Sprouted Moong And Methi Curry Raw Banana Wafers Punjabi Chole Masala Tomato Rice Coconut Rice Pudding Candy Corn With Healthy Twist Turiya Patra Nu Shak Microwave Khoya Chocolate Bark Mohanthal
3 Birju Parthasarathy Partha's Rhapsody 2 Nariyal Ke Laddu Kalakand
4 Priya My Kitchen Odyssey 5 Urad Dal Fitters Vada And Sambar Rock Candy Rice Kuli Paniyaram Apple Halwa
5 Barnali Biswas Curries And Stories 2 Malai Kulfi Sahi Tukda
6 Simmy Routroy Simmy's Delish Dish 1 Doodh Peda

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


1. Black Beans -- 1Tin
2. Medium Sized Potatoes (Boiled and Mashed) -- 3
3. Bell Peppers -- 1
4. Onion --1
5. Green Chilly --8
6. Ginger-Garlic Paste -- 2Tbsp
7. Salt -- To Taste
8. Bread Crumbs -- 1Cup
9. Oil -- For Shallow Fry
10. Burger Buns -- 4
11. Tomato Slices -- 4
12. Lettuce Leaves -- 4
Method To Prepare :
1. First add Bell Pepper and Onion to a Food Chopper and chop them finely.
2. Then add Black Beans and Green Chilly to it and again chop it nicely.
3. Now transfer everything to a bowl and add Salt, Ginger-Garlic Paste and Mashed Potatoes to it and mix everything well.
4. Then add Bread Crumbs to it and mix well.
5. Finally make patties out of the mixture we have prepared and shallow fry them by adding required amount of oil.
6. Now toast a burger bun and place the Black Beans Pattie over it and then place the Lettuce Leaf over it and then comes the Tomato Slice. Finally Cover it with top part of the burger bun.
7. Tasty Black Beans Burger is Ready To Serve..............

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


1. Sago (Saggubiyyam/Sabudana) -- 1/2Cup
2. Apple (Peeled And Chopped) -- 1/2Cup
3. Seedless Dates -- 2
4. Honey -- 2Tbsp
5. Milk -- 1Cup
Method To Prepare:
1. Soak Sago for Overnight.
2. Also soak dates in milk and keep aside.
3. Then add 1/2Cup of Milk and Soaked Sago to a thick bottomed pan and let it boil on low flame.
4. Cook it until the Sago becomes soft and then remove it from heat and get it cooled.

5. After it gets cooled, add it to the blender along with Apple, Dates and Honey.
6. Blend till it becomes smooth by adding remaining milk.
7. Finally Garnish with a piece of Apple and Serve Chilled.
Enjoy the Tasty And Healthy Sago-Apple Smoothie.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013


1. Tomato -- 1
2. Carrot -- 1
3. Mini Bell Peppers -- 4
4. Spinach Leaves -- Handfull
5. Corn Kernels -- 1/2Cup
6. Black Beans -- 1/2Cup
7. Paprika -- 1Tbsp
8. Cumin Powder -- 1Tbsp
9. Salt -- To Taste
10. Tomato Sauce -- 1/4Cup
11. Vegetable Stock -- 1Cup
Method To Prepare:
1. First cut Tomato, Carrots, Bell Peppers, Spinach Leaves and add them to a thick Sauce Pan.
2. Then add Corn Kernels, Black Beans, Salt and Vegetable Stock.
3. Also add 1Cup of Water and close it with lid.
4. Let it cook till all the Vegetables become soft.
5. When Once the Vegetables become soft remove it from the flame and let it cool down.
6. Then add everything to a blender and blend it smoothly.
7. Now again transfer it to the Sauce Pan and add Paprika, Cumin Powder, Tomato Sauce and cook for 10-15min.
8. Finally Tasty And Healthy Vegetable Soup is Ready to Serve.

Friday, October 4, 2013


1. Sandwich Bread -- 2 Slices
2. Mozzarella Cheese
3. Onion Slices
4. Tomato Slices
5. Cucumber Slices
6. Lettuce
7. Tomato Sauce -- 1Tbsp
8. Mint - Coriander Sauce -- 1Tbsp
9. Salt -- To Taste
10. Pepper Powder
11. Butter -- To Toast The Bread
12. Pickled Jalapenos -- 1/4Cup
Method To Prepare:
1. First Toast the Bread Slices using Butter and keep aside.
2. Then spread the Tomato Sauce on one of the Bread Slice and Mint-Coriander Sauce on the Other one.
3. Now place the Lettuce Leaf as a base and then put the Tomato Slices, Onion Slices, Cucumber Slices, Mozzarella Cheese, Pickled Jalapenos and then Sprinkle Salt and Pepper over it.
4. Finally Place the other Bread Slice Over it and Place it on the Griddle and toast it for 2min so that the Cheese Melts.
Enjoy the Tasty Vegetable Grilled Sandwich..........

Sunday, September 29, 2013


"Foodabulous Fest" is origin from (food +fabulous + festivals) where we can prepare fabulous food for specific festivals and special days to celebrate. It’s a monthly series which celebrate every month with monthly festivals and special day. In October month, there are number of festivals which celebrate in India. Here is list of some festivals and special days which celebrate in October.

Mahatama Gandhi Jayanti
Navratri Days
Ahoi Ashtami
Durga Ashtami
Id- Ul- Zuha
Ram Navami
Sharad Poornima

Karwa Chauth

  • The event runs through the month of Oct (1st Oct– 31st Oct). ·
  • Any course of meal but related to theme.
  •  Only vegetarian recipes are allowed. ·
  • Use linky tools to enter your recipes at the end of post or mail me on indianvegetariancuisine@gmail.com
  • You have to follow Simply TADKA via GFC and Facebook. ·
  • No archives please, only fresh entries can add during the month of Oct. ·
  • Usage of logo is compulsory; it's recommended that you use it as it helps spread the word. ·
  • The post must to be linked with Foodabulous Fest Event  Organized by Simply TADKA and Hosted by Swetha's Vegetarian Cuisine, it’s compulsory. ·                   
  • In case you have a problem using linky tool you can send the details to indianvegetariancuisine@gmail.com in the following format Using Subject line of Foodabulous Fest- Celebrate Oct Series.
    • Your Name :
    • Email- id :
    • Blog Name :
    •  Blog URL :
    • Recipe Name :
    •  Recipe URL :
    •  Picture (300px). ·
  • For the Non-Blogger: You can share your recipe with details and pictures to Your Email-id in the following format using subject line of Foodabulous Fest- Celebrate Oct Series.
  • You will post the round up within ten days after the event gets over.

Looking forward for the lots of recipe for Month of Oct’s celebrations, Join us in my Blog!!!!

Thursday, August 22, 2013


1. Carrots (Peeled and Diced)  -- 1/4Cup
2. Beetroot (Peeled and Diced) -- 1/2Cup
3. Honey -- 2Tbsp
4. Milk -- 1Cup
Method To Prepare:
1. First add both Beetroot Pieces, Carrot Pieces and add 1/2Cup of Milk to a Bowl and Pressure Cook them.
2. Later add everything to a blender along with Honey and remaining Milk and blend it till smooth.
3. Finally Transfer it to the Serving Glass and Serve chilled.
Tasty and Healthy Carrots And Beets Shake is Ready to Serve......

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


1. Bread Slices -- 2
2. Peanut Butter -- 2Tbsp
3. Jelly (Home Made) -- 2Tbsp
4. Ghee -- To Roast The Bread Slices
5. Honey -- 1Tbsp
Method To Prepare:
1. First lets see how I made a Jelly. Add 1/4Cup of Tooty Frooty and Honey in a blender and blend it coarsely.
2. Then heat a pan and Toast the Bread Slices by adding Ghee over it.
3. Now spread Peanut Butter on one Bread Slice and the Homemade Jelly on the Other Bread Slice.
4. Finally Overlap with one another and Our Tasty Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich is Ready to Serve.

Thursday, August 15, 2013


1. Marshmallows -- 1Cup
2. Milk -- 1Cup
3. Banana -- 1
4. Vanilla Ice-Cream -- 1 Scoop
5. Chocolate Syrup -- To Garnish
Method To Prepare:
1. First add Marshmallows and 1/2Cup of Milk to a Pan and let it cook.
2. Cook it until it becomes into paste.
3. Then remove it from heat and let it cool down.
4. Now add it to the blender along with the Banana and remaining Milk and blend it.
5. Finally transfer it to the Serving Glass and Garnish with 1 Scoop of Vanilla Ice-Cream and Chocolate Syrup and Serve.
Tasty Marshmallow Shake is Ready To Serve.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013


1. Jalapeno Peppers -- 20
2. Tomato (Medium Sized) -- 1
3. Tamarind -- Small Lemon Sized
4. Salt -- To Taste
5. Mustard Seeds And Fenugreek Seeds Powder -- 1Tbsp
6. Oil -- 4Tbsp
7. Red Chilli Powder -- 1Tbsp
8. Garlic Cloves -- 3

 Method To Prepare:
1. First Heat Oil in a Pan and add Sliced Jalapenos and Chopped Tomatoes.
2. Also add Salt, Tamarind and Garlic Cloves to it.
3. Mix it well and let it cook till both the Jalapenos and Tomatoes become soft.
4. Meanwhile, Dry Roast Mustard Seeds and Fenugreek Seeds and Blend them together into fine Powder and keep aside.
5. Now after the Jalapenos and Tomatoes become soft, add Mustard Seed and Fenugreek Seeds Powder and Red Chilli Powder.
6. Mix it well and let it cool down.
7. Once it gets cooled, blend everything into a paste.
8. Finally Tasty Jalapeno Pickle is Ready to Serve.


Monday, August 12, 2013


Tropical Melon is a Summer Drink which is the Combination of Muskmelon Juice, Apple Juice and Coconut Milk.
1. Muskmelon Juice -- 1Cup
2. Apple Juice -- 1/2Cup
3. Coconut Milk -- 1/2Cup
Method To Prepare:
1. First Blend the Muskmelon and Apple Pieces separately in a blender and extract the Juice from them.
2. You can use the Store bought Coconut Milk or You can make the Coconut Milk at Home.
3. To Make the Coconut Milk, blend the Coconut Slices in a blender and then using a Muskmelon cloth extract the Coconut Milk into a Bowl.
4. Now add all three together in a Serving Glass.
5. Finally Garnish it with a Muskmelon Piece and Serve Chilled............

Thursday, August 8, 2013


1. Mango Pulp -- 1/4Cup
2. Whipping Cream -- 1/2Cup
3. Vanilla Ice-Cream -- 4Scoops
4. Cream Cheese -- 4Tbsp
5. Fruits of Your Choice.
{Note: I have used Muskmelon, Apple, Banana, Plum, Tooty Frooty}
Method To Prepare:
1. First Chop all the Fruits and keep aside.
2. Then mix Mango Pulp, Whipping Cream, Cream Cheese and Vanilla Ice-Cream together in a large bowl.
3. Now add all the Fruits to it and Mix well.
4. Finally Garnish with Tooty Frooty and Serve the Tasty Mango Creamy Fruits Delight.
Serve Chilled............

Linking this recipe to the event of Christmas And New Year Giveaway hosted by UK Rasoi