Saturday, December 28, 2013

Eggless Banana Chocolate Chip cookies

For  28th Potluck Party,cyber Style , i need to try Shree Rao's dish Egg less Banana chocolate cookie chip cookies.


All purpose Flour                      1 1/4 cup

Sugar                                          2/3 cup

Butter                                        1/2 cup (At Room Temperature)

Banana Puree                           1/4 cup

Chocolate chip cookies            1/2 cup

Baking Soda                             3/4 Tsp

Salt                                            1/8 tsp

Vanilla Extract                          2 tsp


In a mixing bowl  cream butter and sugar.Add vanilla and beat.

Now add Banana puree and beat well.

In a separate bowl sift  flour ,baking soda and salt.

Add the dry ingredients to wet little by little and form a soft dough. Finally fold in the Chocolate chips.

Cover the dough and refrigerate for 1 -2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 370F. Grease the Baking sheet

Remove the dough from refrigerator and foam a lemon size balls.

Place it in a Baking sheet 2 inch apart and Flatten gently using your palm or back of the spoon.

Bake it for 15 - 20 minutes or till edges turn to golden brown.

Remove from oven and let it cool on wire rack and then serve.

Linking to pot luck party cyber style.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Banoffee Pie - SFC #3

For SFC international fusion recipe we need to do Banoffee pie. Its made with banana and Toffee.

I never tasted Banoffee pie before, but when it announced I'm very much eager to try this recipe.
But this dish is high in calorie, so want to make it as bite size. So i made it in the crust in muffin pan.

Recipe Source : CraftPassion
Yield : 10 Mini Banoffee Pie


Pie Base

Digestive Biscuits         300 grams

Butter                           6 Tbsp


Condensed milk         1 tin

Banana                        2 Nos

Heavy Whippin Cream 1 cup

Coco powder             To garnish


Powder the biscuits using food processor or placing it in a zip lock cover and crushed it using rolling pin.

Melt the butter , pour the batter little by little to biscuit crust and mix it well.

Insert the cup liner in muffin pan and spread the mixture tightly and the press base and sides by hand.

Cover it cling wrapper and  keep in refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

While crust getting cool in fridge make the Toffee using condensed milk.

Place unopened condensed milk in a big pot ,fill with water until the can immerse.

Boil for 2- 3 hours , make sure can immerse in water all the time.

Open the can when it is cool and take out the biscuit crust from fridge.

Slice the Bananas and spread 2-3 slice on top of each biscuit crust .

Spread 1-2 tbsp of toffee on top of it.

Put back into fridge until ready to serve.

While serving top it with whipping cream, dust over some coco powder and serve chill.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Chum Chum - SFC #3

Chum Chum or Cham Cham is a traditional Bengali recipe. Its more delicious and can served in different way. Making this chum chum for Sweet Fantasy Group of  Simply Tadka.

For this group we need to cook two common sweet recipes and post on every month of 21st and 22nd. One of these will be Indian sweet or desserts,another one will be International or fusion desserts.

Recipe Adapted From : BoldSky

Milk                              4 cups

Lemon Juice                 2 Tbsp

Sugar                           2 cups

Water                            4 cups

Saffron                         Few strands

Food color                  A pinch (optional)


In a heavy bottom pan , heat milk. When starts boiling add lemon juice tbsp by tbsp.

Milk will start curdle ,when the whey completely separated remove from heat.

Line the colander with muslin cloth and pour the curdled milk.

Paneer will be separated in the cloth. Gently rinse it cold water , to get rid of the lemon falvour.

Tie the end of the clothes , rain the water completely by hanging it for an hour.

After the water drained completely, knead it into smooth and soft dough using your Palm.

 Divide the Paneer into equal size balls and make a log shape.

In a pan, add water and bring it boil. When it boils add sugar ,Saffron mix well until it completely dissolves. Boil in a medium flame.

Gently put the shaped paneer into sugar syrup and bring it to boil.Boil for a minute and then reduce to medium flame.

Cover and cook it for 10 -15 Minutes.  Paneer will absorb water and increase in size ,at that time open the lid and cook it until the balls turns sponge.Switch off the flame and let it cool.

Remove it from sugar syrup ,squeeze excess syrup and garnish with Saffron strands or nuts.

Serve it chill.


  • If you want add food color to while kneading Paneer.

Linking this recipe to Sweet Fantasy Club

Friday, December 20, 2013

Palak Paneer Bhurji

It is a easy recipe , can be made in a less time.It can be used as stuffing for Sandwich or Masala Dosa.
Palak and Paneer is a good combo. 


Palak / Spinach                  1 bunch

Paneer                                1 cup (Grated)           

Onion                                 1 small

Grenn chilli                        2 Nos

Chilli Powder                    1/4 tsp

Coriander Powder            1/2 tsp

Cumin Powder                1/4 tsp

Gram Masala                   1/4 tsp

Ginger garlic Paste           2 tsp

Coriander Leaves            1 Tbsp (Chopped)

Salt to Taste


Heat oil in a pan , add ginger garlic paste cook until it turns brown.

Then add onion ,cook till it turns golden brown. Add green chilli and all the spice powder ,salt and cook until raw smell goes.

Now add spinach, cook until it looses water. Add grated paneer and mix well.

Cook it for 2 -3 minute , add coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or roti.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Eggless Tutti Frutti Cookies

Going to have a Christmas in 14days but not yet posted any baking recipes for Christmas. Last year itself i thought of posting, that is the time i started learning baking.So not able to do so.This year i made my mind to make some Christmas recipes.

These Tutti Frutti cookies are not only easy to make and also addictive one.

Recipe Source : Sharmi's Passion

All Purpose Flour                              1 cup

Butter                                                6 Tbsp (At room Temperature)

Powdered Sugar                                1/2 cup

Tutti Frutti  / Dried Fruit                   1/3 cup

Milk                                                  1- 2 Tbsp

In a bowl mix butter and sugar until creamy.

Add flour and Dried Fruits and mix well. Add milk to little by little and form a sticky dough.

Shape the dough into log shape and cover it with butter paper. Freeze the dough about 30 - 40 minutes.

Take out from freezer and cut into slices.

Preheat oven to 350F and bake it for 10 - 15 minutes.


  • These cookies moist when hot,once cool down it will be crispy.

Sending this recipe to Only Baked Event happening @ Sizzling Taste Buds.

Bake fest Happening @ WithSpin

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Kollu Thogayal 10th December Potluck Party, Cyber Style

After made kollu Idli, I forgot about this totally.When i cleaned my pantry i found this packet.
So i have to get rid of this soon,so started thinking what else can made with this?
While chit chatting with my friend ,she told about this Thogayal.

I'm preparing this for Potluck Party Cyber style hosted by Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey . For this party we have cook on every 10th of every month and we have to cook other participant  recipe on 28th of every month. So excited to attend this cyber party for the first time.

Kollu / Horse Gram                           2 Tbsp

Channa Dal                                        2 Tbsp

Urad dal                                            1 Tbsp

Tamarind                                           small Gooseberry size

Coriander Leaves                             2 -3 Strands

Red Chilli                                          6 -7 Nos

Salt to taste

To Temper

Mustard Seeds                       1 tsp


In a pan dry roast horse gram ans kept in a separate plate. In a same pan dry roast channa dal,Urad dal and keep in a same plate.

In a Same pan , add red chilli ,coriander leaves and fry for few minutes.

In a blender , blend the dry roasted ingredients with tamarind, salt and water as a coarse paste.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds once splutter pour it to the horse gram mixture.

Serve it along with rice ,Idli or Dosa.

Sending to Potluck Party cyber Style.


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