Apple & Cinnamon Ice Cream

Lovely combination of Apple and Cinnamon which leaves you wanting for more …Enjoy it as is or on a sizzling brownie.

Ingredients:

1.5 cups milk.

1 Apple skinned , steamed and made to paste.

Custard powder- 1 tablespoon

Cream-1 pack (200 ml)

Sugar-1/ 2cup

Cinnamon powder-2 pinches.(just for the flavour)

method:

In a heavy bottomed pan add sugar and slightly caramelise it and as it gets caramelised, add milk and cook till it thickens.Allow it to cool.

In a mixer blend the steamed apple with custard powder, cream and 1/4 cup milk.keep it aside.

Once the milk cools blend all the ingredients in a blender and freeze it for 3 to 4 hours.

Now blend the partially set ice cream again in the blender and add the cinnamon powder and mix well and freeze again to set for another 5-6 hours and enjoy the ice cream which is yummy and soft.

Black Berry Ice Cream

Black Berry Ice cream

Ingredients:

1 Cup Heavy cream

4 table spoons Condensed milk

1 .5 cups Milk

8-10 Black Berries

Method:

Take a pan and boil the milk and add condensed milk and cook until it thickens.

Now allow it to cool.

In a blender blend the above mixture and cream.

Add the berries and just blend for 2 seconds.

Freeze the above mixture in a container and cover it with a foil and then the lid.

When it’s partially frozen remove it from the freezer and blend it once again.

Freeze for another 6-7 hours and now the ice cream is ready to be scooped and served with fresh berries.

Black Berry Kulfi

Ingredients:

Almonds and nuts-1/2 cup powdered

Cream 2 table spoons

Milk full cream-1 cup

Condensed milk-4 tablespoon

Method:

In a pan boil milk and slowly add the condensed milk , nuts as keep stirring until it thickens.

Allow it to cool and the. Add cream and slowly mix it.

You may crush a few berries and add it to the container having the kulfi mixture.

Now using a fork or knife stir the crushed black berry mixture giving a ripple effect.

Freeze it for about 6-7 hours and kulfi is ready to be served.

Oats & Nutella balls

One of the easiest and delicious sweet. Thanks to Ambica a dear friend from whom I learnt this sweet 2 years ago. I have tweaked a bit by roasting the oats and also coarsely ground the oats.

My daughter and hubby just love them and there is no stopping at one…..

Ingredients:

Oats-1 cup

Chocolate chips-1/2 cup

Nutella- 5 tablespoons

Honey-2 tablespoons

Method:

Take a pan and roast the pts until they are toasted and you get an aroma.

Now once it cools down, powder the oats coarsely.

Mix all the ingredients ie chocolate chips, Nutella, oats and Henry.

Make small balls and store them in air tight container.

Roasted Capsicum salad & dip

 

Roasted Capsicum Salad

Ingredients:

1 Eggplant

1 Red Bell pepper

1 Tomato

3-4 Garlic cloves

1/2 handful Parsley chopped

1 spn Lemon juice

Salt as per taste

Pepper as per taste

Olive oil-2 table spns

2 spoons of crushed coriander and mint leaves.

Method:

Poke holes or make slits in the eggplant and insert the garlic cloves in the slits made.

Smear a little oil all over the eggplant and roast it directly over the flame .

Once it’s properly roasted, peel off the charred skin and mince it with a knife.

Now follow the same procedure of roasting with the tomato as well as the Capsicum.

Mince the tomato,Capsicum as well as onion and mix well with lemon juice,pepper and salt as per taste and chopped coriander and mint leaves.

Salad is ready.

Chill and serve.

For the dip:

You skip the coriander and mint leaves leaves

and blend it to a smooth paste.

Garnish with chopped parsley and serve it chilled as a dip.

Moldovan style Radish coleslaw

This is a delicious,healthy Moldovan salad.

They call it Cabbage salad.

Unlike its name the ingredients differ from coleslaw.its unique in flavour and tangy too.

Ingredients

Cabbage-1/4 cup shredded

Onion-1 sliced

Cucumber-1/2 sliced

1 spn Apple cider vinegar

1 spoon-oil

Salt as per taste

1 table spoon diced dill weed.

Method:

Slice the Radish, onions and cucumber .

Apply salt to the shredded cabbage and rub it lightly with your fingers.

Add in the sliced onions, cucumber and Radish.

Add vinegar,oil and diced dill weed.

Mix together and serve immediately.