Coconut Cookies Recipe | Step by Step With Pictures

Hi Everyone ,

Today I bring you my best Fresh homemade  Coconut Cookies are very crunchy and melt in your mouth. Try making Coconut Cookies today for tea. Kids and elders will love this treat.

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SERVES : UPTO 45-50               PREP TIME : 25-30 MIN        COOK TIME : 10-15

INGREDIENTS : 

  • all purpose flour                      –   2 cup (200 grams)
  • sugar powder                           –    1 cup
  • butter(normal temp)              –     1 cup
  • coconut (Grated)                     –     1 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence                        – Few drops
  •  baking powder                        –   1/2 tsp
  • Water / milk                              –    4-5 tsp
  • Cashew nuts (powder)           –    1 tsp

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES  : 

Step 1 :   Add All purpose flour, baking powder and dry ingredients are ready.

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Step 2 :  Combine the butter and powdered sugar in a food processor/Mixer Grander and mix well.

Step 3 :  Add the grated coconut and mix well. which shown in below image.

Step 4 :   Now add the mix dry ingredients, vanilla essence, water/milk,Cashew nuts powder  and knead the dough which shown in below image.

Step 5 :  Make dough roll which is shown below and Keep the dough in refrigerator for 25-30 min.

Step 6 :  Take it out of the refrigerator and cut in shape. Arranging the cookies in whatever shape you prefer. Bake the cookies in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 10 -15 minutes.

Step 7 :   Allow the cookies to cool completely. Enjoy Eggless coconut cookies. 

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Namkeen Papdi/Puri Recipe

During festive season like Diwali or Holi we always try to make sweets and snacks at home. Homemade snacks has its own flavour and is different from readymade ones available in market. The recipe that I have shown here Masala Puri is one of the simplest snack dishes. The ingredients are already there in your kitchen. You can store it for 15 to 20 days. These crunchy and crispy papdi  goes really well with a cup of tea.

STEP BY STEP RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

TOTAL TIME : 30-40 min                 SERVES :  7-8

INGREDIENTS : 

  • whole wheat flour                      –         1 cup
  • all purpose flour                         –         1 cup
  • gram flour                                     –         1/2 cup
  • cumin/jeera seeds                       –         1/2 tsp
  • fennel/sauf seeds                        –          1/2 tsp
  • carom/ajwain seeds                    –         1/2 tsp
  • chilli powder                                 –         1 tsp
  • turmeric powder                          –          1/2 tsp
  • oil                                                     –         3 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Oil for deep  frying
  • Water as required

METHOD : 

STEP 1 :  Take mixing bowl and add whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, gram flour, cumin seeds,fennel seeds,carom seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, oil, salt, mix well.

STEP 2 :  Add in chopped coriander leaves and Mix well all the ingredients together and by adding little water at time knead stiff dough. Use only as much water as required. Once the dough is kneaded keep aside for 5-10 minutes to rest.

STEP 3  :  knead again and then divide the dough into 2 equal balls.  Roll dough ball thin and using cookie cutter,cut different shapes. remove the extra rolled dough and use to make the rest of the papdis. 

STEP 4 :   Heat oil in pan. slid papdi in hot oil and fry them till golden. Drain the fried papas on paper towels to remove excess oil.

STEP 5 :   Once papdi are cooled, store them in an tight container. Enjoy namkeen papdi.

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Beetroot Burfi Recipe

Hi All,

Today’s Recipe is the popular Beetroot Barfi/Burfi. Burfi/ Barfi is so delicately soft and elegant to serve on your sweet festive table. It is very nutritious and healthy. Excellent for kids who are usually not found of beetroot. So, Here is step by step Recipe with pictures .

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INGREDIENTS : 

Prep. & Cooking Time : 30 -40 Min                Serves : 2 -3 

  • Beetroot                      –    2 ( 2  small bowl grated )
  •  Coconut                      –    1  small bowl grated
  • Sugar                            –    1 small bowl (for less sweet use half bowl)
  • Ghee                             –    2-3 tsp
  • Cashews, Almond
  • Cardamom powder   –   1/2 tsp 

Method Step By Step Pictures : 

Step 1  :  Heat Ghee in a pan. Add grated beetroot , coconut and mix very well. Saute till raw smell leaves,this will take at least 10-12 mins in low flame.

Step 2  :   Now add sugar and keep mixing. Sugar will melt and it will get thick.

Step  3 :    Add Nuts, Cardamom powder and Keep stirring continuously in low flame, it will start to bubble at the edges.

Step 4  :   Keep stirring  for more min and once it is thick and starts to leave little dry this is the perfect stage,Transfer the mixture to the tray.  (Grease a plate/tray with ghee)

Step 5  :  Let it set, cut it into squares. Enjoy Beetroot Burfi/Barfi !

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Fish Curry with Coconut Recipe

Hi All,

Fish is one of the favourite sea food at home and its easy to make. Fish is a really nutritious food, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health. After long time we had a fish curry and its taste yummy. So, lets start fish curry recipe  step by step with pictures.

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PREP & COOKING TIME   :   30-40 MIN                SERVES : 2-3 

INGREDIENTS : 

  • Fish                                  –     300gm 
  • Onion                              –     2
  • Ginger,Garlic                – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Coconuts                        –  1 cup 
  • Red chilli Powder          –  1  1/2 tsp 
  • Turmeric powder          –   1 tsp 
  • Garam Masala                –   1/2 tsp 
  • Black pepper                –   2
  • Cardamom                    –    2
  • Clove                               –   1
  • Coriander seeds           –   2-3 tsp
  • Cinnamon                      –   2 small size
  • Green Chilli                    –    1
  • Coriander Leaves          
  • Oil

Step 1 :   Marinate fish with turmeric, very little salt and set them aside.

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Step 2  :  Dry roast coriander seeds on low heat till they turn slightly brown in colour and  take it aside. Then heat 1 tsp of oil in a same pan and add slice  onion, cardamom, clove, cinnamon sauce till it turns slight brown in colour.

Step 3 :  Add all above roasted ,fried ingredients and ginger-garlic, coriander, turmeric, red chilli powder, salt, green chilli, garam masala  in a blender and make a smooth paste by adding some water. Keep it aside 

Step 4 :   Grind coconut into a very good paste by adding little water.

Step  5 :   Heat 2-3 tsp of oil in a pan. Add coriander leave. Let them splutter. Then add masala paste and cook till all moisture evaporate.

Step  6 :  Add Coconut paste/Milk and mix well to lump free gravy.  You may need to adjust the amount of water slightly.  On a medium flame boil until the oil begins to separate and the gravy thickens. It will take 5-7 mins. 

Step 7 :   Add the fish pieces to the gravy and cook for few mins. Garnish with coriander leaves. 

Step 8 :  Serve with Chapati or Rice 🙂

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Quick Coconut Halwa Recipe

Hi All,

Coconut sweets are loved by almost everyone. These are easy to digest and high on nutrition. Coconut halwa is one such dessert which can be made in just a few minutes and it’s absolutely yum! It can be made for fasts as well. In fact, fasting becomes easy and fun when you have lots of yummy snacks to munch. Sweet tooth people like me love to have desserts. Let’s see step by step recipe of coconut halwa with pictures.

Preparation & Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

INGREDIENTS : 

  • Coconut shred                 –   100 gm
  • Sugar                                  –   1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder        –   1/2 tsp
  • Water                                 –    1 cup
  • Milk                                    –    1 tbsp

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Step 1  :  Take a non-stick pan and put the coconut shred in it. Fry it for 3-4 minutes.

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Step 2  :  When the coconut turns golden, remove it from fire.

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Step 3 :  Now prepare sugar syrup. Boil water in a thick bottom pot.

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Step 4 :  Add sugar in it and keep stirring till it boils. Add milk to the boiling sugar syrup. Now also add the fried coconut shred in it.

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Step 5 :   Keep stirring till the coconut and sugar syrup get mixed well. Finally add ghee and green cardamom powder in this mixture. You can garnish the coconut halwa with grated almonds or pistachios or any other fry fruits of your choice for a beautiful look. Relish mouth watering coconut halwa.

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Step 6 :  Enjoy !!

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Authored By : Deeksha

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Deeksha is an avid blogger, a voracious reader and mother of a 2 yr-old! She writes at “WonderfulWomen” various inspiring stories, tips on parenting, beauty, fashion, cooking and more exclusively for women.

 

Chilli Soya Chunk Recipe Step By Step Pictures

Soya chunks are one the best sources of vegetarian protein. In this recipe the soya chunks absorbs the flavours of the aromatics and sauces brilliantly so each mouthful is a party for your taste buds.  If you are looking for easy starter then here is recipe of soya bean chilli step by step with picture to make easy for you.

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PREP AND COOKING TIME :  30 MIN                              SERVES : 3-4 

INGREDIENTS :  

  • Soya Chunk                                                –     2 Cups 
  • Onion                                                           –     2
  • Capsicum                                                    –     1 Big size 
  • Green Chilli                                                –     1
  • Soya Sauce                                                  –     3 tsp 
  • Red chilli paste                                          –    1 1/2 tsp 
  • Ketchup                                                        –   2 tsp 
  • Ginger garlic Paste                                    –   2 tsp 
  • Black Pepper Powder                               –    1/2 tsp
  • Kashmir Red chilli Powder                  –    1/2 tsp
  • Corn Flour                                                  –    1/2 tsp 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil 

SOYA BEAN CHILLI  RECIPE STEP BY STEP PICTURES : 

Step 1  :    Boil water, switch off and add soya chunks to it and keep aside for 10mins.  Then Squeeze out excess water.

Step 2 :  In a bowl take soya chunk, cornflour, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, 1  tsp soya sauce, salt, Kashmir red chilli powder and mix well. Keep aside for 15 min.

Step 3  :   Heat a pan with oil, add 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste,  onions and saute for a good couple of mins till the onion is soft.
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Step 4 :    Then add capsicum , Onion, black pepper powder and Fry for 2-3 mins on medium heat until the red chillies turn brown and the onions get transparent.

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Step 5 :   Add Soya sauce, red chilli paste, tomato ketchup, salt mix well.

Step 6 :   Now Add marinated soya chunk and mix everything well. Cover and cook for 2-3 min on medium flame.

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Step 7 :  Serve Hot and Enjoy !

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Eggless Cookies Recipe Using Pressure Cooker

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Cookies are also a wonderful jar snack to have at home and sudden hunger pangs. Nothing much to say about these cookies – just give them a try and enjoy a super moist, chewy cookies with the right amount of sweetness. Loaded with dry fruits these cookies will just melt in your mouth and your will get the taste of yummy bakery style cookies all homemade. Here is Step by step pictures of  Eggless Cookies recipe.

You can also check it out Sponge cake and chocolate cake recipes using pressure cooker or without oven.

EGGLESS COOKIES RECIPE STEP BY STEP PICTURES : 

PREP TIME : 20-25 MIN       COOKING TIME : 10-15 MIN   SERVES : 2-3 

INGREDIENTS :  

  • Butter/Ghee                                          –  1/2 Cup
  • All purpose flour/ Maida                  –  1 cup
  • Powder Sugar                                        –  1/2 cup
  • Corn Flour                                             –  1/4 cup
  • Vanilla Essence                                   –  1 tsp
  • Milk                                                         –  1 tsp
  • Cashew nut, Pistachio Chopped
  • Salt                                                          –  2 cups

Step 1 :  In mixing bowl, add  butter/ghee and Powder sugar, start beating it/cream until fluffy.

Step 2  :   Add the milk and vanilla, and mix well.

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Step 3 :   Add in the Corn flour and maida/plain flour  and get your hands in to make a sticky mass of dough, just mix till combined.

Step 4 :   Cover and refrigerate freezer for 10 mins.

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Step 5  :   Heat up a  pressure cooker with 2 cups salt, a wire stand and a perforated plate for 10 mins. Remove the whistle of pressure cooker..

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Step 6 :  Dust your working surface with some flour and get the dough out and smooth it out. Show in below pics

Step 7 :   Make the cookies in any way, either make small portions of this and place on a baking tray or roll it out to ½ inch and cut it out using cookie cutters.

Step 8 :    Place on a baking tray or  plate lined with butter paper and sprinkle chopped  nuts and press little..

Step 9  :    Place the trays in the cooker  and bake for 15-20 mins.

Step 10 :   Let them cool in the tray and enjoy!

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Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe Using Pressure Cooker

Pressure cooker cake recipe that’s especially useful for those who want to bake a cake without an oven. While a pressure cooker can’t replace all the functionalities of an oven, we can make great cakes in a pressure cooker and here’s a cooker cake recipe that worked really well for me.

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So, here is my recipes of Chocolate cake which I have tried to keep simple. It should take less than an hour to prepare it but will be totally worth it when Family love it. 🙂 You also check it out my simple sponge cake recipe using pressure cooker

INGREDIENTS:

  • All purpose flour/Maida       –    1    cup
  • Powder sugar                           –    1/2 cup
  • Condensed Milk                      –    1/2 cup
  • Butter                                         –    1/2 cup
  • Coca powder                             –    2 tsp
  • Corn Flour                                 –    2 tsp
  • Baking Powder                         –    1 tsp
  • Water                                          –    1/2 cup

 

STEP BY STEP PRESSURE COOKER CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

Step 1  :   First Mix cocoa powder in ½ cup of boiling water, keep aside until cools.

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Step 2  :  Take bowl and add the butter,sugar. Beat it until it is creamy and fluffy. Show in below pic.

Step 3  :   Then add the condensed milk, whisk for 2-3 mins.

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Step 4  :  Take another bowl and add maida/plain flour, corn flour, and baking powder mix well.

Step 5  :   Add half of the sifted flour mix and all the cocoa powder mixture . Mix well. Add rest of the sifted flour mix and give it a mix. Grab a spatula and fold the mixture well.

Step 6   :  Transfer the batter to a Cake tin or a similar sized aluminium/steel utensil which is greased well with butter, maida .

 

Step 7  :   Place inside the pressure cooker and cover, remove the whistle and bake for 45 mins in low-med flame. ( After 30 mins, check with a toothpick, if it comes out clean, its ready otherwise bake for another few mins.)

Step 8 :   Once baked take out let it cool and take the cake out by running a knife over the edges and flipping over. (OptionalSprinkle some powdered sugar over top)

Step 9 :  Perfect to have just as it or with a cup of tea/coffee. Enjoy !!

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Masala Fish Fry Recipe

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Hi All,

Fish fry is a very common and staple dish that is prepared throughout the coastal region of India. Often many like the small fish variety as they are tastier and crispier when it comes to fish fry. A nice spicy fish fry can be eaten on its own as an appetizer or starter or goes well with rice too. There are various ways of preparing the fish fry using different ingredients and spices to suit your taste.

PREP TIME : 30 MIN       COOKING TIME : 20 MIN       SERVES : 3-4

INGREDIENTS : 

  • Fish                                     –     1/2 kg
  • Onion                                 –     1 big size
  • Lemon                                –    1
  • Ginger                                –    small piece
  • Garlic                                  –    3,4
  • Green Chilli                      –    2
  • Cumin seeds                     –    1/2 tsp
  • Aniseed/saunf                  –    1/2 tsp
  • Corn flour                          –    2-3 tsp
  • Turmeric powder             –    1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder            –    1 tsp
  • Garam Masala                  –    1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt
  • Oil

 

STEP BY STEP FISH FRY RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

Step 1 :  Take onion, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, aniseed, curry leaves, coriander leaves, garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, green chilli into grander and grind them into smooth paste.

Step 2 :  Wash fish and marinate for 5 min with lemon, salt. Then apply the masala paste prepared in step 1 , cornflour and marinate for 10 or  more minutes.

Step 3  :  In a Pan, add oil and when hot add the fish pieces and Using fork or tooth stick make hole in the fish, so that the masala can enter the flesh of the fish.

Step 4   :    Fry the fish on both sides till it turns golden brown and crispy from outside on low flame.

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Step 5  :  Serve Hot !!! Enjoy !!

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Cheese Balls Recipe | Cheese Potato Balls Recipe

Hi All,

Potato Cheese Balls is a perfect starter recipe and will be loved by all age groups and kids will love it for sure as it has the best combination of Potato and cheese in it.

Now let me tell you one more important thing.  If you are planning to do this, try to make it in double batches. You can have half of that instantly and half you can freeze for enjoying later. Take these balls and arrange it in a tray, put the tray in the freezer for 30 minutes until the balls get a little firm. Now transfer this to a zip lock bag and freeze it for later use. Now you have a handy snack whenever you have a cheesy cravings.

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STEP BY STEP CHEESE POTATO RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

PREP & COOKING TIME : 30 MIN            SERVES : 3-5 

INGREDIENTS :

  • Cheese                                              –   Half cup Grated
  • Potato                                               –   3
  • Green chilli                                     –   2
  • Ginger Garlic paste                      –   1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder                  –   1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala                               –   1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Lemon juice                                   –   1 tsp
  • Corn flour                                       –   1 1/2 tsp
  • All purpose flour                          –   1 1/2 tsp
  • Gram flour/besan                         –   1 tsp (optional)
  • Chat masala (optional)
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying

Step  1  :  Boil potatoes in pressure cooker and Mash the boiled potatoes in a bowl. Add Coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies, black pepper powder, salt, garam masala (optional) and mix well.

Step 2 :   Add garam flour/besan , All purpose flour, corn flour and grated cheese, lemon juice. mix very well .

Step 3 :  Make small balls from the mixture and make one tiny ball to test while frying.

Step 4 :   Heat oil, deep fry the balls in oil till golden brown. Fry in batches, I used my small pan so fried just 3-4 balls at a time. Drain in tissue paper and sprinkle some chat masala (optional) . (with a slotted spoon, turn over when the balls become golden.)

Step 5 :   Serve hot with Sauce, Chutney,  Ketchup.  Enjoy !!

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I can assure you that this will become the favourite snack for your Kids as well. I hope you will try this out and let me know how it came out.