Thursday, June 11, 2009

Moist Orange Cake

I was just browsing through the blogs and saw this recipe and i tried it. It turned out to be delicious Cake. So i taught i would share it too with my friends, ( i couldn't locate the blog which in which i saw this recipe) So if any one knows this person please let me know, anyways i would like to thank her for sharing this recipe.Now to the recipe.

All purpose flour 1-1/2 cup
Baking powder 1-1/2 tsp
Salt 1/8tsp
Butter- 1/2 cup
Sugar -1/2 cup
Eggs 2
Grated rind of 1 large orange
Milk 1/2 cup

For the Syrup:

Orange juice 1cup
Sugar 1/2 cup


Preheat the oven to 350'C .

Grease the pan

Mix the flour, salt, sugar, grated rind or orange and the baking powder

Beat in the butter, eggs, and milk and continue beating ( add in milk if you feel the batter is too thick). Beat for 15 min

Pour in the mix to the greased pan and place it in the oven for 25 min or until the toothpick pricked in comes out clean.

For the syrup dissolve the sugar in the orange juice and heat over low flame for 10 min and then let it cool. (I used fresh orange juice)

When the cake is ready take it out and prick it with a skewer all over the cake and pour the syrup over the hot cake and let it stay for some time.When all the syrup is absorbed its ready to eat YUMMY MOIST ORANGE CAKE.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Mampaza Pulisheri -Mango Curry

Sorry friends! I know its been really long time since i have posted a new one..... though i have been visiting all my friends blogs( lots of yummy posts), i have not been able to send in comments to everyone...but i surely did try a few recipes, i am missing all you guys.

These are a few recipes that i enjoyed and will surely try recipes:

Zebra cake, looks yuuuumy ....surely will try and let you know & I enjoyed "The mango masthi roundup", from Tasty Recipes, i have a lots of mangoes with me and i will surely try a few.
The spinach rasam, Baked rava Idly from Passion for Cooking was new for me and i tried pinach rasam and it was a hit. Thanks for sharing Ramya!
Tomato pickle form Annapurna was delicious too Srilakshmi.
Pachai puli thaneer rasam, Butter bisuit form Viki's Kitchen was so mouthwatering. Loved it will surely try them soon.
Mampazapulichery from My Home Cooking..... you scored it this time too :)
Pepper mushrrom Fry form Lemon n Spice um....deliciouso...super click!

This was a impossible thing to imagine until i tasted it. I used to wonder it would taste horrible to taste a fruit curry and i might never like it. After i got married my in law prepared this curry and i tasted and fell-in for it. Now I wait for the mango season and when i get them I make this curry at least once a week. My daughter loves this curry too.


Ripe Mango 3
Turmeric - 1/2tsp
Chili powder as required
Green chili as required
Coconut 1/2 cup
Cumin(jeera) 1 tbs
curd 1/2 cup
Salt as required
Red dried chili
Fenugreek seeds a pinch
curry leaves


-> Wash and Cut the mangoes into big pieces.

-> In a pan add mango, 1/2 glass of water, turmeric, chili powder & salt cover and cook

-> In a blender grind the coconut, cumin, green chili. Once it turns to a paste form add the curd or yogurt and blend once.

-> When mangoes are cooked add the blended mix and stir.

-> Let it boil for 5 min.

-> In a small pan heat oil, splutter mustard, red chili, Fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.

-> Its good to serve now but the taste enriches the longer it stays.

Note: The mangoes are really delicate so when string be cautious that you don't break the pieces.

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