Sunday, January 22, 2012

White Sauce Pasta

This is an easy dish to make any time.This is a creamy and full of flavours.Kids will love this.My last few posts were desserts so thought will post something  different from those.


2c Cooked Penne Pasta
1Big Pc Chicken Breast
1/2tsp Pepper powder
1/2tsp Garlic powder
Olive oil

For White sauce:

2tbsp Butter
2tbsp All purpose flour
2cloves Garlic
2c Milk 
1c Water
1tsp Oregano
1/2 to 3/4tsp Parsley
1/2tsp Thyme
1/4tsp Basil
1/2tsp Pepper powder


1.Marinate the chicken with garlic powder and 1/2tsp pepper powder and salt if needed,(becos garlic powder has much salt) for 10 mins.
2.Spread little olive oil in a pan and grill the chicken in it till cooked.
3.In a sauce pan melt the butter on a very low flame to avoid burning of butter.
4.Add the chopped garlic to the butter.
5.Now add the flour to this and mix well.
6.Now add the milk and water to this and stir till no lumps are there.(can avoid water and use fully milk)
7.Now add all the herbs and salt.
8.Allow it to boil till it becomes to a creamy texture.
9.Off the flame and keep aside.
10.Now cut the cooked chicken into small cubes.
11.In a large pan put the cooked penne pasta,then add the chicken pieces to this and pour the white sauce to this and mix well.
12.Can add salt and pepper more as per taste.
13.Serve hot.

This goes to ayeesha's Any One can Cook event

Monday, January 2, 2012

Tres Leches cake

Hi Friends!!!!!Happy New Year To U All!!!!!! Celebreted new year with a Tres Leches Cake...........
This is a famous mexican dessert.Sponge cake soaked in 3 types of milk.One piece of this dessert is really heavenly........
Sharing the recipe with u all.........


6 Eggs room temp
1 1/4 c All purpose flour
1tbsp Corn flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
1tsp Vanilla essence
1/4tsp Salt
2tbsp Melted butter
1c Granulated sugar
1tin Evapourated milk
1tin Condensed milk
1 small packet Whipping cream
2sachet Dreamwhip powder
1/2c Cold milk
Strawberries for garnishing


1.Sieve the dry ingredients flour,salt,baking powder and cornflour and keep aside.
2.Separate the egg yolks and whites in 2 separate bowls.
3.Beat the egg whites with 1/2c sugar till stiff peaks appears.
4.In another bowl beat egg yolks and 1/2 c sugar till pale yellow.
5.Add the vanilla essence to the egg yolk mixture and mix well.
6.Now add melted butterto this and miw well.
7.Now add the flour mixture to this egg yolk and fold in well.
8.Now mix the beaten egg white to the flour mixture and fold in well.

9.Grease the cake tin with butter.
10.Pour the cake batter to the cake tin.
11.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C fo 10 mins.
12.Bake the cake at 175 degree C for 15 to 20 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
13.When the cake is done cool it for 10 mins in the cake tin itself.
14.when the cake is still warm poke the cake on top all over with a fork or toothpick.
15.Now mix the condensed milk,evapourated milk and whipping cream in a bowl stir till combined.
14.Pour this milk full over the cake.
15.No need to take out the cake from the cake tin.Cover with cling film or foil and keep refrigerated for 5 hrs or overnight.
16.Now whip the dreamwhip powder with cold milk and 1tsp vanilla essence.
17.Spread the whipped cream over the cake.
18.Garnish with strawberries.
19.Set this in fridge.
20.Slice and serve.

Linking this to desserts event hosted by Ramya

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