easy fresh cherry pie recipe /marudhuskitchen

easy fresh cherry pie recipe /marudhuskitchen

Its my clarification for those who don’t know the meaning for pie, it’s a baked dish with a pastry dough and a filling. We cover the pie with the same dough mixture. The covering made can be imaginative.The fresh cherries that I got were deep red ones with right amount of tarty juicy goodness and was enjoyable to have it as such. Thought of doing a pie recipe with these beautiful tasty cherrys and it was a easy fresh cherry pie recipe that anyone can try. You will not always get the right cherries every time so instead of cherries you use apples,strawberries or even peaches.The crust of the pie was

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how to make kala jamun sweet /marudhuskitchen

how to make kala jamun sweet /marudhuskitchen

No particular celebrations are required for enjoying wonderfully tempting desserts.The difference between normal jamun and kala jamun is not only that dark colour but the flavour, texture is also different because of the caramelised outer coating. I have already done khoya jamun in my blog and also check my soft jamun using milk powder. To make a difference we make these jamun as oval shapes but it’s not conditional to make particular shapes. I add desiccated coconut for

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apricot jam recipe using fresh apricots

apricot jam recipe using fresh apricots

Bunch of ripe fresh and firm apricots with sweet and tarty taste was sitting right in front of me and something should be done to them before it gets spoilt. First I was in a plan to do apricot upside down cake but recently only I have done pineapple upside down cake. so I dropped the idea and did apricot jam recipe using fresh apricots. The preserve was so delicious with bread and butter every one enjoyed it so much. Somewhere I read that eating the apricot seeds more than recommended will lead to

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butter naan with yeast / naan without tandoor

butter naan with yeast

Majority of the restaurants in India have naan as the top listed item and we never miss to order it every single time. Including me my whole family likes it. Its an excellent comforting food on the list. I have already tried this naan several times without yeast but not yet recorded for my blog. This variation now I have tried is butter naan with yeast and it has really turned out to be too good. In restaurants they will have a tandoor to do this naan. At home means not all will have this tandoor

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easy rice kheer recipe /arisi paal payasam

easy rice kheer recipe /arisi paal payasam

We are in the middle of July month starting from here full one month is filled up with celebrations. Its Aadi month dedicated to goddesses we see her as sakthi(power) in many forms. Some of the auspicious occasions celebrated during this month are aadi ammavasai ,aadi perruku ,aadi pooram and even varalakshmi nonbu. Here in my blog I have so many recipes you can refer. For this aadi month especially aadi perukku recipes are given with varies rice variations. During aadi velli (more…)

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simple mango salsa recipe /marudhuskitchen

mango salsa recipe

One fruit that we must never miss when they are in season are the mangoes especially for all the mango maniacs. This is very last recipe for this season with mangoes and the dish I have made is a simple mango salsa recipe. According to wikipedia “Mango salsa is a spicy-sweet sauce made from mangoes, used as a topping for nachos. It is often also used as a garnish on grilled chicken or grilled fish due to the sauce’s gamut of complementary flavours.” You can even have it as a salad with a crunch of fresh capsicum and

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salem thattu vadai set recipe /marudhuskitchen

salem thattu vadai set recipe

Evening snacking with thattu vadai set is a common scene in Salem with crowds of thattu vadai set shops spread all over the city. I should say its definite healthy dish with raw grated veggies except thattai. It’s a definite addictive snack even for children who don’t eat veggies. Salem thattu vadai set recipe is a balanced combination of textures and flavours which have made it a hit snack. I have made the basic combination of chutney’s like thakkali kara chutney and green chutney

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kollu idli recipe /horse gram idli dosa/kulith idli

kollu idli recipe /horse gram idli dosa/kulith idli

Despite the fact that horse gram being a powerful lentil it was ignored for a long time as it was considered as a trademark horse-feed. Even now some under-estimate this powerful lentil horse gram. But it’s not like that it was cooked by our ancestors and some traditional recipes are still existing here and there in each region in some form.We in our family have such authentic recipe using this kollu which is still in my routine cooking. They are Kollu paruppu made with sprouted horse gram

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pineapple upside down cake dessert /marudhuskitchen

pineapple upside down cake dessert

Trying different types of cake flavours  from the usual  will always be a fantastic experience with lots of expectation that the cake tried should come out as desired. I tried this pineapple upside down cake dessert for the first time and it turned out really good.The combination of cake and the caramelized pineapples was a perfect balance of flavours and the texture of the cake was also extremely convincing. I read some where that this pineapple upside down cake dessert was made usually in castor iron pan in olden days and even now some follow the same exact method. This particular pineapple upside down cake dessert recipe is from the

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aam shrikhand recipe /mango shrikhand /amrakhand

aam shrikhand recipe /mango shrikhand /amrakhand

There may be tons of summer refreshers and delights to make this summer more perfect. Here there is one more to add-on the list which is more appropriate for the season. Its called aam shrikhand recipe or amrakhand. Its nothing but the famous shrikhand’s another avatar with dominant mango goodness that you will never regret. This aam shrikhand recipe is such an easy recipe that any one can do just on the go. Mangoes with fresh curds will always be my pet snack every summer season because they are just heavenly in taste.

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