Showing posts from June 9, 2009

Pancake Pizza

One day after coming back from school my son was pestering me to make pizza for him as snack before dinner. How am I suppose to make pizza in less than an hour. A good pizza base dough takes 3 hours or so to be prepared and here's my son screaming and making a big scene. That's when I came up by making pancakes as pizza base which take not more than a hour of preparations. There was no time to prepare the sauce so I made use of a good quality of Hunt's Tomato Ketchup for the base. A different type of pizza which all should make and try...a very quick on too.

Pancake Pizza

Ingredients for making Pancake:
2 cups flour
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup milk
2 large eggs, separated
1/4 cup melted butter
vegetable oil

Preparation Methods:

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and soda.In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk and milk, egg yolks, and melted butter. Blend into the dry ingredients just until …

Stir-Fried Indian Bittergroud

Stir-Fried Indian Bittergroud

Serving Size: 4

Marinate For Indian Bittergroud:
5 medium bittergroud cut into circles
1tsp garam masala
1tsp chillie powder
1/4tsp turmeric powder
1tsp curry masala
a pinch hing powder
1tbsp oil
salt and pepper to taste

Marinate the bittergroud with all the spices and leave it for 2 hours or overnight.

1 large onions sliced thinly
1 small tomato chopped
3 garlic clove minced
a sprig of curry leaves
1tbsp finely chopped mint leaves
1tsp chillie flakes
1tbsp tomato sauce
1tsp dark soy sauce
1/4tsp light soy sauce
salt if needed

Preparation Methods:
Arrange the marinate bittergrouds in small batch in a large serving plate preferably oven proofed and mirco-wave on high for 6 minutes and 30 seconds. Make sure you don't overcrowd the bittergroud.Once all the bittergrouds are done keep them aside.Coat a non-stick skillet with 2tbsp oil and once heat add the mustard seeds-as it starts to splutter add the cumin seeds,curry leaves,mint,garlic,chillie flakes ,chopped tomat…