Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pineapple Chutney

I love something sweet and sour when i am eating spicy food. I had a can of crushed pineapple sitting in my pantry and decided to make pineapple chutney with spicy dal and rice.
Here's the recipe.


1 15oz can of crushed pineapple or 1 cup fresh pineapple
1 tsp oil
pinch of hing(asafoedita)
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp onion seeds
1 tsp of mustard seeds
1 tsp of cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric
7-8 curry leaves (optional)
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tsp chili flakes

Method :
  1. heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add all the seeds and let them splutter.
  3. Add curry leaves, turmeric and chili flakes and let it cook for a few seconds.
  4. now add pineapple , water , sugar and salt. Simmer and cook for about 15-20 mins or until the water is almost evaporated and pineapple is cooked.
  5. Serve as a condiment with any food you like, Enjoy !

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Easy chocolate brownies

I have been absent from my blog for a very very very long time. But, now i am back and promise to be regular. I have learnt so many new recipes in the last 5 years that i am dying to share them.
So, my first recipe this year are these decadent chocolate brownies which my son loves and  they are super easy to make.
Here's the recipe.


Dry ingredients:
1/2 C all purpose flour
1/3 C unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking powder
 Wet ingredients:
2 large eggs
1 C sugar
1/2 C melted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 C walnuts (optional)


  1. Whisk eggs and sugar until the sugar is fully incorporated. Add melted butter and mix well.
  2. Add vanilla extract and mix well.
  3. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl and add them slowly to the egg sugar butter mixture. Whisk constantly.
  4. add walnuts if using.
  5. preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  6. grease a 8x8 inch square baking dish with spray oil or butter.
  7. Add the brownie batter and bake it for 25-30 mins.
  8. Let it cool and cut them in squares.
  9. Serve with a scoop of ice-cream or just by themselves.
Enjoy !

Yields: 16 squares