Cakes and sweets Strawberry cup cake Ingredients: All purpose flour- 1¾ cup Baking soda- 1 tsp Sugar- 1 cup Walnut- ½ cup Egg white- of two eggs Vanilla extract- ½ tsp Vegetable oil- ½ cup Frozen strawberry- 10 Sugar powder- for garnishing Yield-10 cups Method: In a bowl combine Flour, Baking Soda, Sugar and Walnuts together. Whip together Egg Whites, Vanilla Essence and oil in big jar till well mixed using speed 3. Combine Strawberries. Beat in mixer at low speed till strawberries are broken somewhat. Add flour mixture. Mix slowly till smooth but pieces of Strawberries are still visible. Pour batter into greased muffin tins, filling to half. Bake at 350 F till they are done, it will take about 30 min. If desired drizzle with powdered sugar on top. Peanut butter Ingredients: Peanuts- 2 cups Salt- ½ tsp Sugar- 1 tsp Groundnut oil- 1 tbsp Method: Serves-4 Roast the Peanuts in a heavy bottom pan under low flame. After roasting let it cool, and remove the skin when the peanuts are warm. Now place the deskinned groundnuts in the big jar and inch several times till the groundnuts are crushed. Add salt sugar and oil and grind at low speed and increase the speed to high. Add little more oil if required. Allow to mature for at least 3 hours before use. Research studies have shown that regular consumption of Peanuts helps reducing weight. Avoid overweight by including this wonderful recipe in your diet regularly. Tomato ketchup Ingredients: Chilly powder- 1 tsp Tomatoes- ¾ kg Ginger- 2 inch piece Red pumpkin- ¼ kg Garlic- 4 flakes Onion- 3 Vinegar- ½ cup Sugar- ½ cup Salt & pepper- to taste Cinnamon – 4 Cloves- 4 Cardamom - 4 Method: Cook Vegetables till soft then cool. Blend well in a big jar till smooth using high speed. Strain well to get a smooth puree. Make a paste of Ginger, Garlic, Cumin Powder, and Chilli Powder in a small jar using speed 6. Add Salt, Sugar, and remaining Vinegar to the puree. Take a clean cloth and place Cinnamon, Cardamom, Cloves, Pepper in that and tie the cloth with a thread and put it in the puree. Now place the puree with spice bag on fire and simmer till the puree becomes thick. Once the ketchup is thick enough throw the spice bag and store the ketchup in clean dry bottles. As a preservative a pinch of sodium benzoate can be dissolved in a teaspoon of water and added to a bottle of ketchup of 1-liter capacity. Jangiri Ingredients: Broken black gram dal- 1 cup Sugar- 3 cups Water- 100 ml Colour- (food grade) ¼ tsp Saffron- a pinch Method: Yield-10 pieces Soak the Black Gram Dal for 4 hours. Grind in medium jar at high speed for 30 sec till very soft without adding much water. While grinding add colorant to the batter along with a pinch of salt. Make sugar syrup adding water to sugar and boil till single strand consistency. Take a clean cloth and make a small hole in the center. Heat oil in a kadai. Place the batter on the cloth and tie it up with a thread. Squeeze in batter into the oil like circle with loops around. Fry till crisp but do not over fry. Remove and soak in hot sugar syrup. Soak for 5-8 minutes and remove from syrup and arrange on plates and serve hot. Carrot halwa Ingredients: Carrots- ½ kg Milk- 1 liter Sugar-1 ½ cups Cashew nuts- ¼ cup Ghee- ¼ cup Cardamom seeds- ¼ tbsp Yield-1/2 kg Method: Wash and trim Carrots. Cut the cleaned Carrots to 1 inch pieces. Place the Carrots in big jar and run at speed 1 till carrots are completely grated. Heat ghee in a pan and fry grated carrot in the ghee well. Pour milk over the pan and keep boiling repeatedly till a semi solid mass is formed. Now add cardamom seeds and cashew nuts. Stir on low flame till the product becomes non sticky to the vessel sides. Remove from fire and transfer the contents to a greased plate and serve hot. Rich in carotenoids, VIT A helps overcome defective vision. Ice cream Ingredients: Frozen milk cubes- 80g (approx 6 cubes) Frozen mango- 80g Liquid milk-20ml Powdered sugar-40g Ice cream powder- 10g Vanilla essence/ mango essence-10 drops Yield-2 big scoops Method: Preparation of frozen milk cubes: Boil milk and simmer it to thicken for sometime. Let it cool and pour over ice trays and freeze till the cubes are set. Preparation Of Milk: Dissolve powdered sugar, ice cream powder, and vanilla/mango essence in cold milk and mix well. Now add the prepared milk, frozen milk cubes, frozen fruit to the big jar and blend at speed 1 for 30s. Smoothie ice cream is done, serve immediately. If consumption is delayed refrigeration should be done to avoid melting. Sesame burfi Ingredients: Sesame seeds- 1 cup Sugar-1 cup Ghee- ½ cup Cardamom powder- ½ tsp Method: Yield-5 pieces Place sesame seeds in small jar and inch several times till the they are crushed. Place crushed Sesame Seeds on a saucepan with low flame. Add sugar immediately. Keep stirring on low flame till sugar melts completely. Add ghee if desired. When the mixture becomes non sticky to the vessel sides, remove from fire. Pour into a greased plate, when little warm cut into desired shape. Allow to cool completely. If handled when hot product shape may not be retained. Calcium rich.