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Saturday, December 26, 2009

Super Veggie Pizza

Super Veggie Pizza



Ingredients:

Ready Made Pizza Base: 2
Butter or olive oil: for brushing the pizza base
Cheese: 1/2 cup
Mayonnaise: 4 tbsp

For the Pizza Sauce:

Tomatoes: 3 (blanched & chopped finely
Tomato Puree: 1/2 cup
Garlic: 4-5 flakes (crushed & finely chopped)
Vinegar: 1 tsp
Freshly ground Black pepper: 1/2 tbsp
Sugar:1/2 tsp
Salt: to taste

For the Toppings:

Onion: 2 (Firstly cut them into halves & then cut them into rounds
Pickled Green Chillies: 2-3 slices (Cut them into thin strips)
Cooked Green Peas: 1/3 cup
Paneer( cut into cubes): 1/2 cup
Capsicum:1 (Cut them into thinly widthwise to get thin strips)
Cooked Corn: 1/2 Cup
Mozzzarella or pizza cheese: 250 gms (grated)
Olive oil: 3-4 tbsp

Note: I have used frozen corns and forzen green peas, if you want you can se fresh corn or tinned corn kernels and you can also use fresh genn peas.


Method:

  • Brush pizza base with butter or olive oil. Place it on a wire rack .Microwave it for 1 minute at 60% power.
  • For the pizza sauce. heat oil in a pan.Ad crushed garlic.Stir for 1 minute and add all other ingeridents of the sauce. Bring it to boil.Lower the heat and allow it to simmer on low heat for about 5-6 minutes.Stirring occasionally.
  • Let the sauce cook by itself untill it becomes thick enough and have reduced in its quantity.
  • Mix all the toppings in a bowl, add salt and black pepper. Mix it well. Microwave the topping in a microwave safe bowl for 2 minutes at 80% power.
  • Spread 1 tbsp of butter or olive oil all over pizza base , so that it cover its edges.
  • Add 2 tbsp of mayonnaise and pizza sauce over the one of the pizza base,leaving 1/2" all around the edges.
  • With the help of a spatulla spread the mayonnaise and sauce all over the base..
  • Sprinkle onion,capsicum, corn, pickled green chillies, paneer cubes and peas.
  • Sprinkle left over grated cheese .
  • Drizzle some olive oil on the top.
  • Microwave it at 6-7 minutes at 80 power ao untill the base becomes golden and crisp. and cheese melts.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

ORANGE EGGLESS CAKE

ORANGE EGGLESS CAKE




Ingredients:

Powdered Sugar – ½ cup tumbler (very fine powder)


Milk –4-5 tsp

Maida – 1 cup

Refined Oil – 1/4 cup

Vanilla Essence – a few drops

Baking Powder – 1/2 tablespoon

Baking Soda – 1/4 teaspoons

Butter – 2 tablespoons (full)

Orange juice-1/2 cup

Yoghurt: 1 tbsp

Honey: 1/4 tsp
Method:

  • Sieve the maida with baking powder and baking soda atleast 3-4 times.
  • Grease the cake mould with refined oil and maida.
  •  Beat together Refined oil, sugar, butter, Yoghurt and honey with the help and beater or a spoon well till the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  • To this mixture maida one table at a time.Mix well.
  • Add orange juiice to the above mixture.Also add the milk.
  • Add Vanilla essence to the mixture.
  • Beat the mixture for about 10 minutes only on one direction.
  • Transfer the mixture into a greased cake mould.
  • Heat the cooker forabout 8-10 minutes.
  • Keep the cake dish inside. Remove the whistle and rubber from the lid.
  • Cover the cooker with its handle after removing whistle and the rubber.
  • Bake the cake for 35-40 minutes on a low heat
  • The cake is ready when it leaves the sides of the mould and inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • When ready, take out from the cooker and leave for cooling for 2-3 minute.
  • Invert the tin over a plate and cut them into desired shape.






If the juice is over start adding milk. When the mixture is done it falls in folds.You can add cold water if needed. Pour it in a greased baking dish and bake.