Yummy Christmas Recipes

What’s Christmas without some great food! Don’t worry if you are busy, don’t have the equipment or you’re not exactly a cook..we have you covered! Here are the easiest Christmas recipes you can quickly make and enjoy!

1) Cake In A Cooker (Eggless)

INGREDIENTS

1 Cup Maida

1/2 Tsp Baking Powder

1 Tsp Vanilla Extract

40 gms Butter

1/2 Cup Sweetened Condensed Milk

3 Tsp Sugar

1 Cup Salt

1/3rd Cup Water

PREPARATIONS

– Grease a pan with butter and keep aside

– Place the pressure cooker over a low flame. Remove the rubber ring from the lid, and the whistle.

– Spread the salt in the cooker.

METHOD

– Place a mixing bowl beneath a sieve (Chalni). Add the maida, baking powder, butter and a pinch of salt and sift.

– Sprinkle the vanilla essence all over the mixed maida.

–  In a pan, mix 1/4th cup butter, condensed milk, sugar and 1/3rd cup water. Heat this on a slow flame. Stir till the butter melts.

– Let it boil. Once it is boiled, immediately add it to the maida mixture.

–  Whisk the batter well. The consistency should be neither too thick nor too thin (If the batter gets too thick, add 1/4th cup hot water)

– Pour the batter in the pan.

– Place a heat proof stand/rack in the cooker. Put the pan on top of it.

– Place the lid tightly on the cooker.

– Bake on a low flame till the cake turns golden (It will take 35-50 mins)

– The top should be golden. When you put a toothpick through the center, it should come out clean without any sticky batter.

– Let the cake cool down at room temperature, then remove it from the mould.

2) Garlic Bread Rolls

 

INGREDIENTS (FOR THE DOUGH)

1.5 Cups Atta

2 Tsp Maida

1 Tsp Dry Yeast

2/3rd Cup Water

1/2 Tsp Sugar

1 Tsp Oil

1/2 Tsp Salt

FOR THE GARLIC SPREAD

2 tsp butter

1/2 tsp crushed garlic

Pinch of celery/dhania

Pinch of Oregano

2 tsp Ajwain

1/2 Tsp Oil

Salt & Pepper as required

MAKING THE DOUGH

– Mix sugar & yeast in warm water. Let it rest at room temperature  for 10-12 mins.

– Once it seems frothy & bubbled, Add atta, maida, salt & oil.

– Mix well to make a soft dough.

– Rub oil all over it & keep it covered for 1.30-2 hrs.

BAKING THE ROLLS

– Beat the butter till it’s light & fluffy. Then, add the spices, herbs & salt.

– Lightly punch the dough and spread it to make rolls.

– Divide the dough into 2 parts.

– Take one part of dough (placed on slightly dusted maida). Roll into a circle/rectangle till you get 1/2 inch of width.

– Spread the garlic butter evenly on the dough.

– Roll dough till the end.

– Repeat the process with the other part.

– Give a Cut from the center, and cut the two parts equally.

– Grease a pan in which all parts can fit and place the rolls in it.

– Brush tops with remaining Garlic Butter. Cover up and let the rolls double up for 35-40 mins.

– Bake the rolls in a pre-heated oven for 30-35 mins at 180 degree Celsius, till the tops are golden.

3) Smashed Potato Roast

INGREDIENTS

– 1/2 Kg Small Potatoes Kept Whole

– 1/2 Kg Large Potatoes Cut in Half

– 100ml Sunflower Oil (Sarson Ka Tel)

– Salt/Pepper/Herbs for seasoning (Upon your Taste)

METHOD

– Pre-Heat oven to 200 Degree Celsius

– Put Potatoes in a Large Pan filled with cold & salted water. Boil and cook for 15 mins. (You’ll know it is done when the knife can be placed in the middle of a potato with little resistance.

– Drain the water, and let it dry completely (You can pass it over steam to make sure it dries quickly)

– Arrange potatoes in a large roasting tin, leaving enough space between them. Push them down with a knife so that they break slightly. Season and drizzle the oil over it.

– Roast for an hour, until it is golden and crispy.

Merry Christmas!

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