Express Recipes: How to make the perfect Mango cake

One of the few good things about the sultry summer season is the availability of mangoes. Aam Panna, Mango shake, Mango Lassi, Mango pickle, Mango ice-cream, Aam Paapad…the list is endless. Eggless Mango Cake can also be one option, only if you know the recipe. Here goes. Ingredients Maida – 1 cup (110 grams) Mango – 1 (300 grams) Condensed milk – ½ cup (200 grams) Powdered sugar – ½ cup (100 grams) Milk – 3-4 tbsp Butter – 1/3 cup (80 grams) Cashew nuts – 2 tbsp Raisins- 2 tbsp…

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Express Recipes: How to make the yummiest Paapri Chaat, at home

Summers are at its peak, so tikki chaat and samosa, kachori have obviously taken a back seat. Stomach problems abound, it is not advisable to eat roadside chaat. So the best thing you can do, if the craving to have a delicious chaat sets in, is to make Paapri Chaat at home. Paapri Chaat Ingredients Small Papdi – 1 bowl (fried) Urad Dal Pakodi – 1 bowl (fried) Kabuli Channa – 1 bowl (boiled) Potato – 2 bowls (boiled) Curd – 500 gms Salt – 1/2 tea spoon or according…

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Express Recipes: This Strawberry Cheese Cake will refresh your senses

Strawberry is juicy, refreshing and has just the right mix of nutrients and anti-oxidants. Add a little yogurt, cream, cheese and make a cake to satiate that sweet craving. Here’s the recipe Serves 8-10 Ingredients 1½ cups plain yogurt (ready made curd) – hang for 1 hour in a muslin cloth 300 gm (1½ cups) fresh cream 3 tbsp cheese spread ½ cup powdered sugar, or to taste 200 gm fresh strawberries – pureed in a mixer, see note 100 gm (1 cup) china grass mix, vanilla flavour base 22…

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Express Recipes: How to make Cheese Dosa

If you are one of those who like cheese in everything, this rendition of dosa is just perfect for you. Ingredients Idli batter – 2 cups Salt – ½ tsp or as per taste Mozzarella cheese – 2×2 inch chunk Butter – 2 to 3 tbsp Tomato chutney – ½ cup Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp Capsicum – ½ cup (finely chopped) Sweet corn – ½ cup Mushroom – ½ cup (finely chopped) Coriander – ½ tsp Salt – ¼ tsp or as per taste Chaat masala – ½…

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Express Recipe: How to make Steamed Potato and Cheese Balls

These steamed potato and cheese balls were the inaugural dish of my new bright red steamer . Until now the use of steaming in cooking was limited to steamed veggies to go with grilled meat. This I could do with keeping the veggies on a colander and then atop a pot of boiling water. But now I want to go a step further; try momos and dimsums at home. That’s why the new addition in the kitchen. These potato and cheese balls make for a quick delectable snack. I have…

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Express Recipe: How to make Steamed Potato and Cheese Balls

These steamed potato and cheese balls were the inaugural dish of my new bright red steamer . Until now the use of steaming in cooking was limited to steamed veggies to go with grilled meat. This I could do with keeping the veggies on a colander and then atop a pot of boiling water. But now I want to go a step further; try momos and dimsums at home. That’s why the new addition in the kitchen. These potato and cheese balls make for a quick delectable snack. I have…

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DTC To Introduce ‘Aam Aadmi Bypass Express’ Service

NEW DELHI:  A new bus service – Aam Aadmi Bypass Express – will be introduced by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) in the National Capital on Monday. Buses, under this service, will ply from Uttam Nagar bus terminal to Sarai Kale Khan ISBT, connecting three National Highways – NH-1, NH-10 and NH-24, a DTC official said today. “Buses on this route will be operated via Vikas Puri Mod, District Centre (Janak Puri), Outer Ring Road up to Wazirabad Outer Ring Road, Majnu Ka Tila, ISBT (Kashmere Gate), Yamuna Bazar, under Geeta…

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