Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Anjeer (figs) Barfi


Mixed nuts =  1 cup
Dried Figs = 15-20 nos (soaked in water for 4 hours)
Dates = 7-8 nos
Ghee = 3 tblsps
Cardamon powder = 1 tsp
Nutmeg powder = 1 tsp



1. Dry roast the mixed nuts in a pan. Once they are cooled down, chop them coarsely.

2. Make a paste of soaked figs and dates in a mixer.

3. Heat ghee in a pan. Add figs and date mixture in it. Saute it well for 10-15 minutes.

4. It should form a dough. Add half of the chopped nuts, cardamon powder and nutmeg powder in it and mix well.

5.Grease a tray with some ghee and spread the dough in it.
6. Garnish it with remaining dry fruits and put it in the fridge for 4 hours or till it sets.

7. Once it is set, remove from the fridge and cut it into pieces.

8. Anjeer barfi is ready to serve.

Wish you all a very Happy Diwali !!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Lavender and Strawberry Popsicles



Lavender - 1tbsp
Strawberry - 1cup
Milk - 1 cup
Greek yogurt - 1cup
Sugar - 1 cup



1. Heat milk with 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tbsp of lavender for 5 minutes. Strain the milk and let it cool down.

2. In a pan add remaining sugar and sliced strawberries in it. Cook them for 5 minute or until strawberry is cooked. Let it cool down at room temperature.

3. In a bowl pour the flavored milk which has been cooled down and add greek yogurt in it. Whisk it thoroughly.

4. In each mold pour 2 spoons of milk and yogurt mixture. Top it with 1 spoon of cooked strawberries. Fill up the remaining mold again with milk and yogurt.

5. Place the mold in freezer to set for 5-6 hours.

6. Once the popsicles are set, remove  it from the freezer. Keep it in hot water for10 seconds. This will help to remove popsicles from mold.
7. Lavender and Strawberry popsicles are ready to eat.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Lemon Curd cups


Fillo sheets - 1 pack
Eggs - 2 nos
Sugar - 1 cup
Butter - 1/4 cup and 2 tbsp
Lemon - 2 nos
Whipped cream - 1/2 cup
Cupcake tray / muffin tray
Mint leaves for garnish



1. Cut fillo sheets in square and cover them with damp towel, as this will prevent them from drying.
2. Melt 2 tblsps butter. Apply this melted butter on both sides of the squares.

3. Grease the muffin tray and put 4 squares in each cup.

4. Preheat the oven at 180 degree Celsius for 10 mins. Put the muffin try in oven for baking.
5. Bake the cups for 10 mins or until they get golden brown in color.

6. Grate the yellow part of 2 lemons and squeeze out the water from those lemons.
7. In a mixing bowl add 2 eggs, 1/4 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, grated lemon and strained lemon water. Mix all well with a whisk.
8. Cook this mixture for10 mins,with the use of double boiler method.(as shown below). Keep on stirring while cooking.

9. The consistency of the batter should be thick as below.

10. Let the mixture cool down. Cover it with the clear foil and put in the fridge for 1-2 hrs.

11. Once the lemon curd is cooled, we are ready to fill our cups.
12. Take one cup and fill it with lemon curd. Use the piping bag or spoon to pour this curd.

13. Garnish the cup with whipped cream and top it with some fresh mint leaves.

14. Our lemon curd cups are ready.