Carrot n nuts cake

11:55 PM Add Comment
Soft & moist carrot & nuts cake with home made condensed milk !!




Ingredients :
All purpose flour ( maida ) : 1 cup
Whole wheat flour : 1/4 cup
Grated carrot : 1 & 1/2 cup
Sugar : 1/4 cup. If you have very sweet tooth then add more.
Condensed milk : 1/2 cup
Butter : 1/2 cup
Warm Milk  : 1/2 cup or (as required)
Thick yogurt : 2 tbsp
Dry fruits as per individual taste. ( I used  Almonds & Walnuts )
Cinnamon powder : 1 tsp
Jayphal (Nutmeg) : 1/2 tsp
Vannila essence : 1/2 tsp
Baking Powder : 1 tsp
Baking soda: 1/2 tsp
White vinegar : 1/2 tsp
Chopped almonds: 1/2 cup
Chopped walnuts : 1/4 cup
Tuty fruity : 1 tsp ( optional )

Recipe :
  1. In a bowl sieve together maida, wheat flour, baking powder & baking soda. Then add cinnamon powder & jaiphal powder. Mix well. Keep aside. 
  2. Take another bowl. Add butter & sugar. Mix well. Add condensed milk & yogurt. Mix nicely to form light mixture. Mixture will look curdled because of yogurt. Does not matter. Add vanilla essence.
  3. Add all dry ingredients mixture step by step. Fold the mixture gently. Add grated carrot. Add milk required & adjust the consistency.
  4. Add chopped walnuts.Mix & prepare smooth batter.
  5. Grease cake pan with butter or oil. Add batter in the pan.Top up the cake batter generously with almond slices.
  6. I prepared cup cakes also. Top with almond slices & tuty fruity.
  7. Bake the cakes at 180 C for 20 to 25 minutes.
         Enjoy this lovely flavoured heavenly cake with a cup of coffee !!

Fresh Green peas wadi ( cake )

11:04 PM 1 Comment
This is traditional recipe my MIL used to prepare ! She used to prepare it on gas stove. With little variation I baked this wadi in oven. Its really very tasty!!










Ingredients :
Besan (Gram Flour) : 1  Cup
Bhajni :  1 cup ( chakli bhajni or thalipith bhajni )
Rice flour : 2 tsp
Water : 2-3 Cup or as required
Fresh Green peas : 1 1/2 cups ( frozen can be used )
Potato : 1/2  cup boiled & cut in big pieces
Chilli paste : 1 tsp
Garlic paste : 1 tsp
Coriender leaves : Handful
Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1  tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Sesme seeds : 2 tsp
Salt : as per taste
Sugar : 1tsp
Vegetable Oil : 4 tbsp
Baking powder : 3/4 tsp

Recipe :
1. Dry roast Gram flour for 5 minutes or till it becomes light brown.
2. Add Bhajni & Rice flour in the besan. 
3. Boil green peas till little soft. Add  peas & potato to above misture.
4. Add Coriander, cumin, chilli, turmeric powder .
5. Also add Chilli & Garlic paste. Add salt & sugar.
6. Add water as required. Consistency should be little thicker than idli batter.
7. Add oil.
8. Grease the  pan with oil generously.  Pour the mixture  and spread it evenly. Add a few drops of oil on top & also add some chopped coriander on the top.
9. Bake the wadi in preheated oven at 180 C for 40-45 minutes till it becomes golden brown..


Cut into pieces & enjoy this tasty wadi with yogurt!!