Saturday, August 29, 2009

Eggless Indian Custard, Cauliflower Walnut Cream & Rizogalo (Greek Rice Pudding) - T&T from A Life(Time) Cooking

Tried & Tasted event goes to Ganga's A Life (Time) Of Cooking which has been selected by Yasmeen of Health Nut for this month of August..I never went to this wonderful blog before, thanks to Yasmeen for introducing this wonderful blog, which have really  a lovely collections of delicious dishes and fantastic collections of beautiful clicks..While browsing through Ganga's blog i have completely fallen in love to this fabulous blog and i was really confused to try and taste some of her beautiful dishes, but finally i went for 3 of her yummy dishes..These three dishes was completely very easy to prepare and very flavourful, healthy, simple and incredibly delicioussss....U will definitely surprised to see the ingredients in Eggless indian custard which goes for chickpeas flour, making out custard with chickpeas flour is completely possible and i was very curious to try out this custard, needless to say this eggless indian custard was terribly delicious and the cauliflower walnut cream tastes amazing and healthy which need very less time as cauliflower florets gets cooked very easily, while coming to rizogalo, greek rice pudding such a creamy, flavourful and mouthwatering dish suits marvellously for a rich desserts..Tempting dishes rite!!

Eggless Indian Custard: U can find the Original recipe here
1cup Milk
1tbsp Chickpeas flour
2tbsp Grated Jaggery
1tbsp Ghee
Few cashew nuts
Few raisins
1/4tsp Cardamom powder
Few saffron strands

Let the saffron strands stands for few minutes in few tbsp of milk, heat the ghee and fry the cashewnuts and raisins until they turns golden brown..add the chickpeas flour to the same ghee and roast until the aroma comes out..add the saffron strands to the milk to the roasted chickpeas flour along with grated jaggery and cardamom powder, stir continously until the mixture turns as custard, finally add the fried cashewnuts and raisins, serve!!

Cauliflower Walnut Cream: U can find this recipe here
25nos Cauliflower florets
1no Onion (chopped)
1+1/2cup Vegetable stock water
1cup Milk
10nos Walnuts (chopped)
Pepper powder
Few walnuts for garnishing

Bring boil the vegetable stock water with cauliflower florets, chopped onion in medium simmer flame and cook until the cauliflower turns soft..add the milk and walnut pieces to the cooked cauliflower and blend as smooth soup..Heat again and add enough salt and pepper powder according to ur taste, serve hot with chopped walnuts..

Delicious creamy soup!

Rizogalo (Greek Rice Pudding): U can find this recipe here
1/2cup Short grain rice
3cups Milk
1/4cup Sugar
1no Rosemary sprig(small sprig)
1tbsp Orange rind
1tbsp Custard powder
2tbsp Milk
Few nuts
Pinch of cinnamon powder (optional)

Combine together the milk,sugar, orange rind, rosemary sprigs and heat in medium high flame..stir the milk continously until the sugar gets dissolved..meanwhile wash thoroughly the rice and add the washed rice to the boiling milk and cook in simmer by stirring occasionally until the rice gets well cooked..remove the rosemary sprig, orange rind..make a paste with custard powder and milk, add this paste to the cooking rice..stir until the pudding get thickens..

Serve hot , warm or cold with few nuts and cinnamon powder..


Varunavi said... Reply To This Comment

I love yasmeen blog.Nice recipe :)

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

wonderful recipe... lovely presentation.. :)

Mangala Bhat said... Reply To This Comment

Phew! There we goo ..Yummy! dishes dear /..lovely presentation as al;ways :)

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said... Reply To This Comment

Love all the three dishes, nice clicks.

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Eggless Indian custard looks healthy. Cauliflower walnut cream is something new and Yum! Rice pudding looks lovely with all those Nuts!

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

வாவ்,எல்லா குறிப்புகளும் அருமை,பார்த்தவுடன் சாப்பிடத் தோன்றுகிறது.

VIDYA VENKY said... Reply To This Comment

lovely recipes & beautiful pics

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

hey thanQ for commenting on my found ur gud blogging site..happy..u and me got same name..cheers..

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

nice eggless pudding priya and nice choice of entries every thing looks so tempting.

Pari said... Reply To This Comment

I must visit this blog, amazing recipes dear.

Home Cooked Oriya Food said... Reply To This Comment

all 3 are lovely...

Vijitha Shyam said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy! gorgeous custard :-)

Abhilash Pillai said... Reply To This Comment

great and nice recipies...

vegeyum said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, how lovely that you chose 3 recipes to cook! Your photos are beautiful and I am so glad that you enjoyed them. Ganga.

Priya Narasimhan said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely pictures..i saw the custard in aparna's blog too. :-) All your dishes are so tempting..Looks like I too should visit ganga's blog.

Valarmathi said... Reply To This Comment

Looks nice and yummy. Nice click.

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

All the 3 dishes looks very yummy...

Parita said... Reply To This Comment

Wow so many fantastic entries..lovely!

Gita said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely dishes Priya...the custard looks so tempting and delicious :)