Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Fingermillet Cashew Cookies


Christmas – the festival of the birth of the Jesus.  Christmas  is not a time nor a season , but a state of mind . To cherish peace and goodwill , to be plenteous in mercy , is to have the real spirit of christmas.


This was another healthy and delicious cookies . It is made with the fingermillet flour which is rich in calcium. This is good for pregnant ladies………..

Ingredients :                            
 Finger millet flour – 1 ½ cup
Powdered sugar – ½ cup
Chopped cashew – ½ cup
Butter – 2 tbs
Baking powder – ¼ tsp
Cocoa powder – 1 tbs
Milk – as required

Method :
In a bowl mix the butter and sugar well.
To this add the baking powder and mix well.
Now , add the cocoa powder , flour and chopped cashew and mix well.
Sprinkle milk and make into a smooth dough.
Preheat the oven to 220 * C .
Shape the cookies and arrange in the baking tray and bake for 15 – 20 minutes.

Let it cool and store in airtight containers.

Finger millet cashew cookies is ready to serve.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Chocolate chip Raisin Oaties

          Christmas season had come. Every where there are sounds of the festival .  I was late to join in the celebration. So to begin , I came up with a healthy and delicious bite cookies. celebrations . 

 Christmas is a time with lots of celebration with especially cookies , cakes and pasteries. For more cookies recipe , check here.

  This was a simply healthy and easy to make cookies. This was an excellent cookie to be served for pregnant ladies , as this is healthy and less in calorie.
Ingredients :
Butter – 115 g
Light brown sugar  – 115 g 
Milk – ¼ cup
Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
Raisin – 1 tbs
Chocolate chips – 150 g
Rolled oats – 100g

Method :
In a bowl , mix butter and brown sugar well.
To and raisins and mix together.
Now , add the oats and vanilla extract , mix well.
It will be like crumble , so add little milk at a time and try to make shapes.
Make into small rounds and press flat with care , as it breaks easily.

Preheat the oven to 220 * C and bake for 15 minutesthis add the chocolate
Let it cool and store in air tight boxes.

Delicious eggless chocolate chip raisin oaties is ready to serve.

Note :
 If you want to add egg to this cookies  means add a whole egg to the butter sugar mixture and mix well or beat separately and add .