Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Soft Mysore Pak

Soft Mysore Pak- Krishna sweet style
Mysore Pak is Known as the king of sweets and it  is a very popular south Indian sweet made during special occasions. Already I tried Coconut Mysore Pak and DatesMysorepak My daughter always brought me Krishna sweet Mysore pak from Chennai  in her official visit. the Krishna sweet mysore pak; it just melts in mouth and tastes so heavenly! .So This time I tried soft version of Mysore pak for my son's birthday. / Gram flour, sugar and ghee are the ingredients which yields this melting magic .This version is very soft same as KS as the ghee doesnt ooze out,. They looked so tempting , so soft The taste was also awesome ! melt in your mouth and they are too irresistible! 


Besan - 1 cup Sugar - 1 cup
Hot ghee- 1 cup (1/4 cup in flour + 3/4 cup while stirring)
Water - 1/2 cup Just to immerse insugar(½ to ¾ cups)

1.Sieve the besan without lumps .Then In a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat, roast the gram flour in 1/4 cup hot ghee until it begins to turn golden brown and gives a roasted aroma.
2.In the same pan; add sugar and 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil. Stir the sugar in water until it dissolves, and allow it to come to boil until you get a one string consistency – it should feel sticky between your fingers.
3.When the one string consistency of sugar is reached, add besan slowly and now keep the flame in low. Stir until besan is fully dissolved in sugar syrup and the lumps are gone almost.
4.Then add ghee little by little with medium flame until it absorbs all the ghee. Look out till the mixture leaves the sides of the wok Add more hot ghee and keep stirring until the ghee absorbs in the mixture.
5.Once the entire mass comes together and looks smooth, add the last portion of ghee and continue to stir till the whole masses rises up like froth. Once it comes to this consistency, remove from the heat and pour the gram flour mysore pak mixture into a greased tray.
6.Sprinkle a little of granulated sugar over the top and allow the Mysore Pak to set and cool completely until set .
7.Cut the Mysore Pak into desired shapes.You will get very soft  Mysore-Pak and certainly delicious.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Eggless Banana Muffins

I had some ripe bananas at home that nobody wanted to eat instead of throwing them so I made these yummy muffins. These Muffins filled the Room with the Banana Flavour I add lot of cashew nut for tasted nutty. They came Very soft and Fluffy. Totally these muffins are irresistible!
Flour - 1 cup  
 Banana - 2 medium sized
 Butter- 1/4 cup
Granulated Sugar - 1/4 cup 
  Baking powder - 1 tsp
  Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  Vanilla essence  - 1 tsp 
 1.Sieve maida, baking soda and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl and stir well to mix., keep aside.
2.Cream butter and sugar until light and blended well with a beater.
3.Peel the skin of the banana and In a mixing bowl, mash the bananas with a large fork. Add vanilla extract and combine well with a whisk.
4.Then add sieved maida , baking powder-soda mixture and mix well until a creamy mixture is formed. Add the chopped cashews, reserve little for topping.
 5.Preaheat oven to 180 deg C. Meanwhile spoon the mixture in the muffin tray till 3/4th, , add in the remaining cashewand bake it for 20-25mins. Check in after 25mins and bake accordingly or until the tops are brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
6.Cool slightly, remove from the pan, and serve.