Monday, September 19, 2016

Frosted Lemonade

This is something you must try on a hot summer day. Unbelievably refreshing....
juice of 4 small lemons
4 Tbsp sugar
few ice cubes
2 scoops of vanilla icecream


  • In blender, blend the lemon juice, sugar and ice cubes well until the ice is crushed well and  the mixture turns frosty white.
  • Now add the vanilla ice cream and blend again well.
  • Pour into serving glasses and serve immediately.
  • Relish frosted lemonade on hot summer days to leave you energized

Monday, September 05, 2016


Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 
1 cup rice Flour 
1 1/4 cupwater 
1 cup grated coconut
3/4 cup jaggery(crushed or powdered)
1-2 tsp ghee
a pinch of cardamom powder
salt to taste

  • In a pan heat the jaggery. Once the jaggery starts to melt add the shredded coconut and cardamom powder.
  • Mix well.Cook until the mixture is almost dry. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • In a saucepan boil the water with a pinch of salt and 1 tsp ghee.
  • To the boiling water gradually add the rice flour, whisking it well to avoid lumps.
  • Mix well. Remove from  heat and allow to cool slightly or until it reaches to a temperature that you can knead.(should be warm while kneading, don't alllow it to cool completely as it might get dry)
  • Once the mix is warm enough so that you can knead, knead well into a soft dough. 
  • Grease your hands with a little ghee or water and make small balls of the dough. 
  • Flatten each ball between your palms into small rounds.
  • Now place a small amount of the coconut jaggery mixture in the middle of the round. Gather the sides of the round together and  seal it on the top by pressing slightly.
  • Steam these modhaks either in a steamer or idli cooker for 20 minutes.
  • Serve at room temperature.