Monday, October 7, 2013

Eggless Pineapple Cake

My first ever eggless cake recipe came out successful,an adapted recipe through internet.Have been longing..to try this..!So had some pineapple chunks left out..and easy to bake with less ingredients.

Ingredients:

All purpose flour 1 Cup
Powdered sugar 1/2 Cup
Blended Pineapple 1/4 Cup
Baking powder 1/2 tsp
Baking soda 1/4 tsp
2 tbsps of oil
Cardamom powder 1/8 tsp
Vanilla essence 2 to 3 drops

Method:

Preheat the oven to 200 deg

Mix all the above items in a mixing bowl.Keep stirring the batter for a while you get thick consistency.

Grease a medium size cake pan( I bought 8 inch round) and set aside
Pour the batter into the pan and spread evenly
Bake in preheated oven at 300 deg for about 35 minutes.
Make sure to bake until the toothpick or knife inserted in middle comes out easily
Once it's done allow it to cool for 10 to 15 minutes and invert the cake pan to cut into desired shape.




Sesame Seeds/Curry Leaves Spicy Rice


Craving for something unique style of rice..!!! Here is the perfect medium spiced South Karnataka Rice Recipe.Just the cooked rice sautéed with more coconut,curry leaves and sesame seeds.


Ingredients:

Cooked Rice 1 Cup

For Grinding:

Grated Coconut 3/4 Cup
Green Chilli 4 to 5
A Generous Handful of Curry Leaves
Roasted White Sesame Seeds 2 tsps
Roasted Poppy Seeds 1 tsp

For Tempering

Mustard seeds,Channa Dal,Urad dal 1 Tsp each
Asafeotida and turmeric powder 1/4 tsp each
Oil 2 tbsps
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp of fresh lemon juice

Method:

To the medium heated skillet or saucepan add oil with mustard,channa & urad dal
And add asafeotida and turmeric powder as well.
Grind to a dry paste the above mentioned in the grinding ingredients part.


Add this paste to the heated oil with mustard and dals sizzled in it.
Now add the cooked rice and mix well and season them salt and fresh lemon juice
Garnish with cilantro leaves.