Friday, September 22, 2017

Pandan Butter Mochi



Pandan Butter Mochi

Butter Mochi is a Hawaiian sweet snack/dessert, full of tropical flavors that you cannot resist.Butter mochi is the Hawaiian version of the Japanese sweet rice cake/mochi. This is a quick recipe with rice flour,coconut and butter. I added pandan paste and pistachios for extra flavor and color. The rice flour used in this recipe is Mochiko/sweet rice flour which you can find in any Asian grocery stores. In this recipe along with Mochiko I  added organic coconut flour which is optional. Butter mochi has a rich, chewy and buttery texture. Try this,you will surely love it.

Ingredients
Mochiko/Rice flour- 2 cups
Coconut flour- 1 1/2 cup
(above two combined or one box of mochiko- 16 oz)
Baking powder- 2 tsp
Sugar- 2 cups
Butter- 1 stick
Egg- 4
Milk- 2 cups
Coconut milk- 1 can/400 ml
Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
Pandan flavor paste- a few drops
Pistachios chopped- 3 tbs




Pre heat oven to 350 degree F.
In a large mixing bowl add melted butter and sugar and mix well.
Add egg and gently whisk till light and fluffy.
Mix pandan paste and vanilla essence and dump the rest of the ingredients along with milk and coconut milk. Mix to form a smooth batter.
Pour this into a 9 x 13 inch cake pan. Bake in 350 degree Fahrenheit for one hour.  Allow to cool in pan. When it cools down completely cut into slices and serve.



Try it,
Hope you will all enjoy!

Bread Vada



Bread Vada

Bread vada can be made with left over bread, it is an instant vada. It is a yummy tea time snack and can be made in a jiffy.This recipe is inspired from Mrs. Vahchef YouTube Channel. It is soft and spongy in the inside and crispy outside. It is mildly spiced and flavored with pearl onions,ginger and curry leaves. Try this, you will surely love it.

Ingredients
Bread slices- 8
Rava/Sooji- 3 tbs
Rice flour- 2 tbs
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp (optional)
Asafoetida/Hing- a pinch
Yogurt -1/2 cup
Pearl Onions- 4-5
Ginger finely chopped- 1 inch thick
Curry leaves finely chopped- 1 spring
Green chilly  finely chopped- 3
salt to taste
Oil- 2 cup to fry
 

In a food processor pulse the bread till it becomes a course mixture. Transfer this into a bowl and add the rice flour,rava, salt, chilly powder and hing(asafoetida) and mix well.

Into this add the yogurt and mix. Adjust consistency by adding little water. Do not add too much water,just enough to moist the bread crumbs, so that it holds shape.

Add  chopped pearl onions,ginger, green chilly and curry leaves.


Drop a small portion of the vada mixture to check the oil. If it sizzles then the oil is ready to fry.

Take a small bowl of water and wet your hands first. Take a lemon sized portion of the bread mixture and shaped into a  ball and then press a finger in through the middle to  make a depression in the center.
Drop into hot oil and fry in medium flame till both sides turns golden brown. Drain and place on paper towels to take off the excess oil. Serve with chutney or ketchup.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!

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