Thursday, 31 October 2013

easy recipe to cook broccoli with coconut milk
Broccoli With Coconut Milk

This is an easy recipe to cook broccoli with coconut. This yummy side dish will complement well with naan, paratha, rumali roti or pulao.

Ingredients:
Broccoli - 8-10 florets
Grated ginger - ½ tsp
Coconut milk 2 - tbsp
Sliced onion 2 - tbsp
Poppy seeds paste - 1 tbsp
Almond paste – 2 tbsp
Sugar
Cumin seeds
Salt 
White oil

Preparation:
At first boil broccoli into water for 5 minutes. Immediately strain the broccoli and keep aside.
Now heat oil in a pan and fry sliced onion it till brown. Take of it out of the pan and keep aside.
After that, put the blanched broccoli in oil and sauté it. Now remove it from pan and keep aside.
Then put cumin seeds and grated ginger and fry it for a minute.
Now add poppy seeds paste and almond paste and stir well in low flame.
After 3-4 minutes, add a little bit of water, salt and sugar as per your taste and mix well.
Add the broccoli and keep it in low flame till the broccoli is tender.
Now add thick coconut milk and fried onion and mix it.
After 1 -2 minutes, pour it in a serving bowl and serve with naan, paratha or pulao.

Monday, 28 October 2013



Tota puli is a Bengali sweet, Bengali dessert
Tota puli

Tota puli a is a traditional Bengali dessert which people has started to forget slowly. Now a days this yummy sweet is not very common in shops. Learn how to prepare this Bengali delicacy at home.


Ingredients:
Ghee
Khoa kheer
Paneer 250 gm
Flour 1oo gm
Red colour
Soda bi carb 1 pinch
Sugar 1kg
Green cardamom powder 1 pinch
Water 400ml
Preparation:
Take sugar and water in a deep pan and put them in flame to make thick syrup.
Take a bowl and mix paneer, flour, ghee (1tbsp), soda bi carb and make smooth dough.
Now divide the dough and make balls.
Now take a bowl and mix khoa, sugar, green cardamom powder and red colour.
Now use the khoa mix as stuffing and give paneer balls the shape of puli.
Now heat ghee in a frying pan and deep fry the pulis in low flame.
When it turns golden, take out from pan and deep them in the thick sugar syrup.

Keep them in the syrup for half an hour. The pulis might break if kept in the syrup for too long.

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