Friday, 19 December 2014

Ras Malai | How to make Ras Malai

Ras malai was in my to do list since long when I picked the theme Indian sweets for BM#47 ,I was sure to make it . This is one of my favorite desert .I picked the recipe from a cookbook and the outcome was superb.My family loved it specially my daughter. She would take some in her lunch box too.So let's start the recipe.yum



Thursday, 18 December 2014

Cook with Comfort ~Blog II Anniversary with Giveaway

It is well said about time that "Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have and only you can determine how it will be spent . Be careful Lest you Let the other people spend it for you ~Carl Sandburg.
It seems only a few days back I started blogging and now my blog will complete two years on 10th January 2015. Before entering in the blogging world , I loved cooking and had tried so many recipes but never thought of this virtual world. It is the guidance of my husband that today I am running a blog and have learnt so much about blogging , even learning new things daily . And how can I forget about the friends , co bloggers , supporters , who are always there to encourage me . It is the love and assistance of all the friends and followers that I am able to post on my little space. I would like to Thank you all for always boosting me and standing there by me .

For the occasion of the second anniversary of my blog I invite you all to cook my recipe and present your creation in Cook with Comfort Event. And I am sure that you all will participate in this event and make it a successful program.



Rules for the event:

No rules just
Cook any one dish from my blog and link it back to the event."Cook with Comfort"

Please use the linky tool to link your recipes below. (Mention the name of the dish you make and not your name.)
Else Send a mail to sapana.behl@gmail.com with the subject line as "Cook with Comfort" and with the following details:
Your Name
Recipe Name
Blog Name
Recipe URL (Please send the Recipe URL and not the blog URL)
Picture of the recipe (If it is not on the blog)
Non bloggers are most welcome to participate. Just send me the recipe details with a click of the recipe to the above mentioned email.

Giveaway- Yes there is one giveaway and I am providing the gifts myself , no one is sponsoring this event.I will choose two lucky person from random and mail the gift to their Indian mailing address.

Please choose one item from




Arise Sandwich Maker

Or.



Orpat Hand Blender


So what are you waiting for , wear your apron and start cooking with comfort.

Hope you all participate with enthusiasm!













Best regards,
Sapana Behl



Mysore Pak ~ II

I had already posted Mysore Paak on my blog few months back . When I was looking for a recipe to be posted for this week's BM#47 theme under Indian sweets , I found this quick recipe for the same in a cooking book . The method of preparation was a slight different from the one I made earlier. But I like the idea of roasting the gram flour before adding it to the sugar syrup. It was made really quick as I recall when I first made Mysore Paak it took more than an hour or so .




If you want to enjoy this classic delicacy I would highly recommended you to try this recipe. So let's start.yum



Ingredients:
200 gm Besan/Gram flour
200 gm Ghee/Clarified butter
300 gm sugar
1 1/2 cup water
2 green cardamom ,crushed
Few pistachios,sliced (optional)

Method:
In a non stick pan or wok add besan and ghee. Roast the ghee on medium low heat until slightly browned in color.
Switch off the flame , meanwhile boil water and sugar together in a bowl.
Add cardamom in it and boil it for 5-7 minutes more.
To this boiling syrup add roasted besan cook till all water is absorbed and a thick mixture is formed. Keep stirring continuously to avoid burning from the base.
Add sliced pistachios and pour it in a greased tray.



Cool and cut into pieces.



Enjoy!!



Serve -20 pieces. Cooking time-20minutes

Note:Try to use heavy bottom vessel for syrup as you are gonna cook the flour in the syrup.


Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47


Best regards,
Sapana Behl


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