Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Coconut Ladoos with Condensed Milk On 7th Birthday of FoodLovers

Today I am very happy to share that my blog "Food Lovers" is celebrating its 7th birthday. On this occasion, I thank each and every one for supporting and encouraging all these years by giving your valuable comments. To celebrate this occasion I made these delicious coconut ladoos with condensed milk, these are very simple to make and they taste very delicious.Here goes the recipe.


·         Nestle Condensed milk-1tin(400ml)
·         Desiccated coconut powder-350 grams, keep extra for rolling ladoos.
·         Ghee-1tbsp
·         Cardamom powder a pinch


1.    Take a pan, add all the above ingredients and cook on slow flame till the mixture leaves the sides of pan(approximately it takes 5-7 minutes).

2.    Cool the mixture and roll into small ladoos with buttered hands.Roll the ladoos in extra coconut powder and serve.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Spicy Diamond Cuts

Today I am posting a recipe which we have eaten in our childhood days is spicy diamond cuts.I think now everyone would have gone into there childhood days.This snack is so simple to make and it tastes so good along with tea or coffee. Here goes the recipe.

Ingredients :
·         Plain flour/maida/all purpose flour - 1 cup
·         Wheat flour - 1/2 cup
·         Cumin seeds/jeera -2tbsp
·         White sesame seeds -1tbsp
·         Green chilies -3 nos
·         Ginger - 1/2 inch
·         Curry leaves few
·         Salt to taste
·         Oil for deep frying

Preparation :

1. In a blender grind green chilies, ginger and curry leaves into a fine paste by adding salt.

2. Take a bowl, pop plain flour, wheat flour, cumin and sesame seeds along with grounded paste and mix everything well, adjust salt according to your taste.   
  Note: Here you can use chili powder instead of green chilies paste.

3. Add 2tbsp of hot oil to the flour mixture and combine well.Add water little by little to a make stiff dough.Cover the dough with a cloth and rest it for 10 minutes.

4. Heat the oil for deep frying. Divide the dough into two balls and take one ball to roll and cover the remaining dough.

5. Apply oil on your worktop, roll the dough very thin as possible. Prick the rolled dough with a fork, to prevent puffing while frying. Cut them into triangle shape using knife or pizza cutter. Fry them in medium flame until they turn into golden color, while frying cover the remaining triangles.

6. Do the same process for the remaining dough and enjoy tasty and crunchy spicy diamonds.

Note: Store them in an airtight container after cooling and they will stay fresh for 2-3 weeks.