From my kitchen to yours

From my kitchen to yours

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The pancakes are devoured

Zeke, Zene and Burzin were driving me mad , one wanted to break the egg , one wanted to add sugar and Zene just wanted to taste the blueberries and be served , she was not interested in helping ,working or any mundane kitchen activity...

Here's the recipe: Fluffy Pancakes
1 cup flour
1 tbsp grainy sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup full ft milk
1/5 cup unsalted butter
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp soda bi-carb
1 large egg
Mix the flour , sugar,salt,baking powder and soda bicarbonate in a bowl.
Beat together buttermilk,full fat milk,egg yolk and melted butter.
Then mix the dry ingredients to the wet ones.
beat the egg white till it is nice and fluffy and stiff.
Heat a flat pan , smear it with very little vegetable oil and take spoon fulls of batter and cook either side till golden brown .

So yes i did all of the above but also added some orange rind and the juice of 1/2 an orange and some cinnamon, also because i used Amul butter ,i put slightly less salt and added a little more sugar, it had a very nice but subtle aroma of orange and cinnamon, and they turned out fluffy and soft.
Now i picked up a can of blueberries because no blueberries in the market naturally, and heated them with a little butter and little maple syrup till , yes it tasted different but nice different.
I ate the stack that is in the photograph above and Zeke and Zene had theirs with maple syrup and Hershey's chocolate syrup and while eating Zeke said, 'Why did you have to make pancakes, we could have made something else" , well what can i say , "Ghar ki murgi dal barabar".
My boy Friday Vijay, Burzins maid and me thought they were tasty fluffy and yummy and so they finished the rest of the plate and all the toppings , so I'm happy !


  1. hahhahahaha M!!! it looks awesome!! u need to now come and cook in MY HOUSE!!! i love your blog and the food pics, mariah. Love your spirit and infectious enthusiasm...way to go.

  2. WOW.... looks delicious !!! You Rock !!!

  3. i love cooking too n everything related to cooking. like shopping for cookbooks, ingredients n so m completely in love with your blog.

  4. will try it out and let you know how it turns out..

    You should yur kids pic as well Maria..Will love to see them:)

  5. ROCK!!!!
    totally cool and a rockstar thts what you are.
    cant wait for you to have your own cookery show man..we could so do with a desi nigella
    (but ur hotter any day) heheh!!!

  6. Maria...i think u have found your calling, now all we need is to get you a show!! Frankly this is refreshing, fun, charming, personalized etc. etc.
    Pls call us over, hum bhi abi bacchein hain, why only Zeke n Zene get all the goodies!!


  7. My dearest dearest friends and well wishers,

    i am really happy cooking and more than that happy that you guys like it,so am going to continue going crazy in the kitchen.....

  8. Thanks for the recipes. The posts are funny, real and entertaining. Love them. Making pancakes for breakfast tomorrow. :D

  9. I like that you added a little orange rind - somewhere I heard it was always good to add a little orange rind to everything you cook. Italian cooking? Indian? Later, learned that it's very rich in limonene, a strong antioxidant found only in citrus.

  10. pancakes! pancakes! pancakes! Yummmyyy!

  11. How can you slim down with this kind of sinful gorging?

  12. wow yummy pancakes...its looks simply delicious...i simply enjoyed surfing through blog... its a wonderful mix of all things nice and beautiful... i am a new on the blog scene and am loving every bit of it... do drop by sometime...cheers! :)