Showing posts with label rolls. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rolls. Show all posts

2 Aug 2016


Hello everyone

Being a sweet tooth fellow I used to experiment with different dish dishes in different ways. I had a banana lying on my dining table for long and got over ripe, no one is now going to even touch it. So thought to make cake out out it but making cake with only one banana in hands seems lil funny. Again idea struck to give a try to Swiss roll with banana. So here is my version of patterned banana Swiss roll with Nutella filling. It's turned out so soft and moist that got vanished in seconds. 
Do try this eggless version of Swiss roll and don't forget to tell me your experience.
Stepwise recipe is given below.


Serves: 2-3
Time: 20 mins ( leaving refrigerating time)


1/2 cup all purpose flour / chapatti flour 
1 big over ripe banana
2 tbsp yogurt mixed with 1/2 tbsp water
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 pinch of salt
1 tbsp sugar ( you can use more)
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Few drops edible red colour


First of all add salt and baking powder in flour and mix well. Keep aside for later use. Now add baking soda to yogurt mix and give a quick stir. Keep aside.
Now mash banana with a fork. Add vanilla essence, sugar and oil. Mix well till sugar is dissolved.

Now take 1/2-1/2 tsp of yogurt mix and banana mix in a separate bowl. Add 1 tbsp of flour mix and red colour, stir  to make a lumpless smooth batter. If needed , add few drops of water to get nice smooth batter. 

Transfer this to a piping bag and make desired pattern on a rectangular/square baking tray lined with butter paper. Keep it in freezer for atleast 6 mins and maximum 10 mins.

** You can make pattern on only half the tray as only this will be visible. I had extra batter in hand so made on full tray.

** Don't decrease the freezing time otherwise pattern will not be so clean. I removed earlier that's why my pattern got smudged a little.

Now take the patterned tray out . Now add yogurt mix in banana mix followed by flour. Mix everything together to get smooth lumpless batter. If needed add some water to get nice cake like batter.

Now pour this batter on patterned baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap to release any bubble trapped.
Now bake for 8-10 mins at 180 degree C in a preheated oven. 

** Always keep checking for doneness by tapping on its top. If it feels spongy and non sticky then it's done. Over baked rolls get cracks while rolling.

Remove from oven and carefully invert on a kitchen towel dusted with powdered sugar to avoid sticking.

Now reinvent it carefully on dusted towel to get patterned side downwards.
Roll it carefully along will towel and make a log. Refrigerate for 1/2 - 1 hr.

Now open the roll carefully and spread Nutella all over it. Again roll to make log. 

Now cut in desired thickness roll and enjoy these beauties with family and friends.

** You can make any filling of your choice like cream, jam, hung curd etc.

These are not only yummy but also an eye treat for everyone. 

Do try this easy yet super tempting eggless delight and don't forget to share how's it turned out for you.

Please pour your valuable comments and suggestions here, they meant a lot....

Happy cooking....

27 Jul 2016


Hello everyone

Serving nutritious, healthy cum delicious food to their family is every homemakers dream. And this dream becomes more challenging when you have fussy eaters at your home, just like mine. My younger one demand more attention , when I have to prepare lunch box for him. He is too picky to like regular meals, so I have to invent new forms of daily meals to lure him. Today I added some spinach and paneer to kids lunch box in some innovative way without telling them. Who doesn't know the nutritional values of green leafy veggies , which our kids totally deny. Generally kids are fond of paneer dishes, so I took advantage of this weakness of them and added some more nutrition in my way. Hope you will find it more interesting way to feed your child some more nutrients without more fuss. 
Recipe is given below, do try and see your kids having healthy snacks in delicious way.


Serves: 5-6
Time: 30 mins 


For filling:

1 1/2 cup cottage cheese ( paneer), cubed
big onion, thinly sliced
1 cup spinach , roughly chopped 
2-3 green chilies
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
Pinch of turmeric powder 
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
1/4 tsp chaat masala powder
1/2 tsp lemon juice ( optional)
Salt to taste

For rolls:

5-6 tortilla wraps/ round parathas/ khubus ( I used parathas made of dough kneaded with left over dal)
Some salad
Sauce of your choice


First of all make smooth paste of spinach, green chilies and some water. Keep aside for later use. 
Heat some oil in a wok and add sliced onions. Let it cook till transparent, add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute. Now add cumin powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and salt. Saute for 2 minutes then add prepared puree of spinach. Cook for 4-5 minutes and add chaat masala powder. Add paneer cubes and saute for 2 mins. Adjust salt and our filling is ready. 

Now either prepare round paratha or take ready made wraps and put required amount of above filling , topped with some salad and sauce. Roll it to give cylindrical shape and wrap in an aluminum foil if giving in lunch box , to retain its shape and softness.

 Or cut it in desired size and serve hot with any sauce or as it it. I used khubus this time.

*You can add other vegetables too as per your choice and availability.

* Paneer can also be replaced with any other veggie option or meat products as per your choice.

It is very delicious cum healthy breakfast/ tiffin snacks provides maximum nutrition in one go, and is very easy to prepare too.

 You can also prepare it for dinner/lunch/breakfast or whenever you want  as it is a complete meal and filling too.
Hope you all will definitely give it a try and don't forget to share your experience with me. 

Happy cooking....