Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Date And Carrot Cake

Dates and carrots both are good for health and if both comes in one recipe its even more tasty also.
I got some fresh dates from my friend so I thought to make some thing with dates.First thing always click to mind is a cake then thought will add something more into it so I added carrot to it.
And the cake was so soft and tasty also.


2c All purpose flour
1/2 to 3/4 c Powdered sugar
1/2c Butter room temp
1/2c Oil
3 Eggs room temp
1 1/2tsp Baking powder
1/2c Milk
2tbsp Date Paste
1 Carrot grated
1/2 to 3/4c Sliced dates
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
1/2tsp Cinnamon Powder


1.Seive flour,cinnamon powder and baking powder and keep aside.
2.In a bowl beat butter,oil and powdered sugar till creamy.
3.Now add eggs one by one beating after each addition.
4.Add vanilla essence and beat well.
5.Now add the date paste and mix well.
6.Now slowly add the flour mixture and fold in well.
7.If the batter is thick pour milk and mix well.
8.Add the sliced dates and grated carrots and mix well till combined well.

9.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
10.Grease a cake tin and pour the batter to the tin.
11.Bake it at 180 Degree C for 35 to 40 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
12.Slice and enjoy with coffee or tea.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

FFC (Faji's Fried Chicken)

This is my first attempt to try out something which tastes like famous fried chicken KFC.I didn't get the exact taste but the taste was different and very flavorful.So I named it as FFC LOL.......
For KFC they say there are 11 secret ingredients.I didn't get that much ingredients and the many thing they use is MSG(Mono sodium Glutamate)or Ajinomoto.I didn't use that because I don't like that to use in my foods as it is not good for health.Anyway we shall go to the recipe how i made......


8pcs Of Chicken
1c All purpose flour
1tsp Oregano
1tsp Thyme
1tsp Parsley
1tsp Basil
1tsp Marjoram
1tsp Garlic Powder
1 or 2tsp Pepper Powder
2 Eggs
3tbsp Milk


1.Clean the chicken and boil it with little salt.
2.When the chicken is cooked drain off the excess water.
3.Now in a bowl mix the all purpose flour and all the dry herbs and salt and mix well.
4.Just powder this mixture till all the herbs blend well.
5.Beat the eggs and milk and keep aside.
6.Now coat the chicken in the herb mixture.
7.Now dip this in egg mixture and then back again in herb mixture.
8.Now repeat this with all the rest pcs of chicken and keep aside.
9.Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry this chicken pcs till golden brown and crispy.
10.Serve along with buns,fries and coleslaw.


Coleslaw is a mixed salad of cabbage and carrot.


1c Chopped Cabbage
1/2c Chopped Carrot
1tbsp Mayonnaise
1 1/2tbsp Yoghurt
1tsp Sugar
Salt as required


Mix all the ingredients together and serve as a salad.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Fried Rice

Hi everybody........was really busy these days with fasting and eid holidays.Hope u all had a wonderful time.Didn't get time for blogging........now back again to normal routine.Started my blogging days.I had many dishes to share with u but didn't get time now will start sharing those recipes.

Today i'm posting fried rice.......which is very easy and quick to prepare.


2c Basmati rice
3cloves garlic
1large carrot
10 Beans
1/2c Sweet corn
1/2c Capsicum
3large Eggs
1/2c Shredded chicken
1/2c Spring onions

3tbsp Soya sauce
3tsp Pepper powder
Olive Oil or Butter


1.In a large vessel pour more water and cook the rice with salt and little oil till just done.
2.Now strain the excess water from rice and let the rice cool down so that the grains doesn't stick one another.
3.Now cut the vegetables into small cubes.
4.In a fry pan heat 1tbsp of olive oil and saute chopped garlic.
5.Then add the carrots,beans,corn and capsicum and saute till slightly cooked.
6.Add pinch of salt and pepper to this.
7.Add the shredded chicken pieces to this and mix well.
8.In another pan heat 1tbsp of olive oil and scrambble the egg with salt and pepper.
9.Now heat a large vessel pour a little olive oil put some rice to the vessel aand some veg mix and scrambbled egg and mix well,pour some soya sauce and just mix it.
10.Again add the rice and rest of the mixture and mix well till all the rice and veg ,egg mixture are incorporated well.
11.Add some pepper powder and salt as required.
12.Add the chopped spring onions.
13.Serve hot with chilly chicken,chicken manchurian etc.........

This goes to Ayeesha's Any One Can Cook

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