Tuesday, October 19, 2010

choco balls

You will need:

30 Marie biscuits,

½ Cup Sweetened Condensed milk

3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

4 tbsp Butter, softened

1-2 tsp Milk, if required

For the Topping:

½ Cup Desiccated coconut


Make biscuits into fine powder using mixer.

Put butter in a medium bowl.

Cream the butter by smashing it using hands. Add fine biscuit powder, cocoa powder and condensed milk.

Mix well and add a milk.

Make a dough, Knead gently into a smooth dough.

Make small balls.

Roll it in desiccated coconut and store it in a air tight container.

This will stay upto a week..

Tofu Koftha curry

I think u all guys know about tofu.i dont need telling much about it.but still i want to share some... 'Tofu' is a food which is a chinese origin made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft blocks.It is a part of southeast asian cuisine. i wanted to try a recipe using tofu which i never tried before.Recently when i went to indian grocery in Edison,NJ i showed my interest towards this and made this recipe which came out superb....This came just like a malai koftha and here we go.....


For kofta:

5 boiled and peeled potatoes
1/2 cup soft tofu
5-6 green chillies
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp garam masala
1 small onion chopped
1 cup coriander leaves
1/2 cup kasoori methi
3 tbsp corn flour
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
oil for deep frying

Method to make koftha :

First mix all the ingredients together in a

large bowl and mix well.

Heat the oil in kadai or large pan.

Make koftha a lemon sized ball and deep fry

it till golden brown on a medium flame.

For curry :

1 medium onion
2-3 garlic pods
1 inch ginger finely chopped
little turmeric
10 cashews soaked in water
1 tomato
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp jeera
1/2 tsp chilli powder
little oil salt for taste

Method :

Fry onions till golden brown with little oil.

Put all the ingredients into the mixer and

blend well

Put an oil on tava or pan and fry little


Add the paste and let it boil for 5 min.

Now put salt and koftha into it and allow it

to boil for another 2 or 3 min till done

garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot

with chapati or puri.

enjoy the dish.