Thursday, July 5, 2012

Mixed Fruit Custard

It is one of the simple and delicious dessert. Mixed fruits with flavorful custard it is really a wonderful combo fairly healthy and nutritious one. I have prepared this fruit custard with available fruits and nuts in my kitchen.


Vanilla custard powder – 2tbsp
Milk – 3cups
Sugar – 1/4cup
Mixed fruit – 2cup (I used Papaya, peach, mango, apple, grapes, cashewnuts, cherry)

  • Mix custard powder in 1/4 cup of milk and mix well without forms any lumps.
  • Boil the remaining milk and add sugar, when it dissolves, add the custard mixture and mix well quickly to avoid sticking on bottom.

  • Stir continuously until it becomes thick mixture.
  • Now remove from fire and allow cooling down and stir occasionally to avoid layer forms on top. Set in refrigerator to cool down or until use.
  • Meantime wash and chop the fruits into desired shapes and arrange in a serving bowl.

  • Now mix the prepared custard pudding to this fruits and top with cashews and cherry and serve chill.

Enjoy the delicious mixed fruit custard…

  • Don’t add any water oozes fruits.
  • Adjust the sugar according to your sweetness.
  • Even can add dry fruits and nuts for more crunchy and adds more tasty.
  • Add prepared custard mixture to the fruits, once it completely cool down otherwise it will spoil the taste.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Spicy Veggie Puffed Rice

Though there are many recipes using puffed rice, this is a simple and easiest one. With basic and healthy ingredients it makes a good evening snack for all ages, and the best part is, the making time is just a few minutes and ideal for busy bees.


Puffed ice – 1cup
Grated carrot – 1tbsp
Grated beetroot – 1tbsp
Onion – 2tsp, finely chopped
Tomato – 2tsp, finely chopped (deseeded)
Red chilli powder – 2tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut oil – 2tbsp

  • Take puffed rice in a bowl and add coconut oil, chilli powder, salt and mix well.

  • Now add onion, grated carrot and grated beetroot.
  • Finely add tomato and give a quick stir and garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

It’s ready to eat, enjoy this quick spicy puffed rice.

  • Mix red chilli powder, salt, oil with puffed rice and store in air tight container and can mix with veggie as and when needed and serve fresh.
  • Also can add roasted peanuts for crunchy.
  • Add the veggies just before serving otherwise it become soggy.
  • There is no any rule for adding the veggies in measurements, can adjust as per your taste.
  • Add garam masala powder or any spice powder which suits and satisfy your cravings.
  • Adding coconut oil gives nice flavour to the puffed rice.