Simple Steps to Prepare Vanilla Ice Cream at Home

Simple Steps to Prepare Vanilla Ice Cream at Home

The sight of an ice cream delights both children and adults alike. In fact, its mere sight is good enough to transform one’s mood.

Today, ice creams are available in different flavors to meet the requirements of one’s taste bud. However, the one with a vanilla flavor is more popular than the other variants among ice cream lovers.

Given below is a simple and easy method with step-by-step instructions, so you are able to prepare it at your home on your own.


  • Milk-full cream (2.5 cups)
  • Sugar (3/4 cup)
  • Custard powder (1 Tbsp)
  • Cherries or nuts
  • Cream (3/4 cups)
  • Vanilla essence (2 tsp)

Directions to Prepare Vanilla Ice Cream

  1. Add sugar and custard to a half cup of the milk and shake them well together.
  2. Boil the remaining part of the milk. Bring it to a boil again by stirring continuously after the addition of custard powder to it.
  3. Once it starts boiling, lower the heat and allow it to simmer for 30 seconds. Next, turn the heat off and put it aside to cool it down.
  4. Mix vanilla essence and the cream when it cools down to the room temperature. Next, add vanilla essence and cream to it and transfer it to a tightly sealed container.
  5. Put it in a freezer until it is set up. Whip it up gently in a blender and put it back into the freezer again.
  6. Ensure that the lid is tightly shut as it the sure-fire way of preventing the crystals from foaming.
  7. Blend it for one more time. Place it back into the freezer when it is almost set. If necessary set the cooling to normal for around two hours on this occasion.
  8. Garnish it using nuts or cherries.

The above procedure is for 3 servings and takes about 3 hours for preparation. Also, this method eliminates the need for  an ice cream maker or an ice cream machine to make ice cream at home.

As an alternative, you can also freeze it using an ice cream machine. However, it is necessary to follow the instruction to make sure that the right procedure is followed in making the ice cream.

Longing for a vanilla ice cream without making any pain-staking effort to make it? You can have them in quality restaurants such as Indian restaurants in Sugarland, Texas.

An Exciting Recipe for Akbari Chicken

Akbari chicken, or Murgh Akbari, is a palatable dish with a pleasant flavour. It is one of the distinct cuisines from the other chicken dishes available in the market. What sets it apart from the other chicken variants is the simplicity and ease with which it can be prepared on the go.

So, do the above reason sound convincing to try it out at home? Alright, let’s get into the recipe. Here are the ingredients and instructions you need to follow to cook the dish at home and enjoy it with pita bread on multiple occasions: breakfast, snacks, dinner and tea party.


  • Boneless chicken cubes (½ kg)
  • Tomato in small cubes (1)
  • Chopped green chilies 3
  • Onion (1)
  • Oil (¼ cup)
  • Ginger garlic paste (1 tsp)
  • Ginger Julienne(1 piece)
  • Crushed red chili (1 tsp)
  • Salt (1 tsp)
  • Chili powder (½ tsp)
  • Ketchup (3 tbsp)
  • Black pepper (½ tsp)
  • DP sauce (1 tbsp)
  • Yogurt (4 tbsp)
  • All spices (½ tsp)
  • Turmeric (¼ tsp)
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander (1 tsp)

Directions to Cook Akbari Chicken

  1. Add chopped onions to hot oil. Saute for a minute until they turn soft.
  2. Next, place chicken cubes and ginger julienne together. Cook it for about 5 minutes.
  3. Now, add all the spices together: salt, ginger garlic paste, crushed red chilli, chilli powder, turmeric, black pepper. Also, add yogurt and DP sauce and fry them well for at least 5 minutes.
  4. Take the remaining spices green chillies and tomato cubes together.
  5. Garnish the cooked item with coriander leaves.

After performing the last step, do not forget the two special instructions of the expert chefs from Indian restaurants in Sugarland, Texas: a) serve it hot and b) eat it with naan or paratha to experience the rich taste and flavor of the spicy dish in the best possible manner.

Steps to Make Naan at Home

Naan is a traditional yet popular Indian bread which is traditionally baked using a clay oven known as tandoori. It is not only popular at home but also at restaurants and bakeries. It is one of the most popular dishes in Indian restaurants in Sugarland, Texas.

This dish is liked by the members of almost all age-groups: children, youngsters and elderly people. The primary reason for it is the fact that it can be taken with a number of curries, making it one of the most versatile dishes available at the disposal of fooodies.A simple process to prepare the recipe is given below.


  • Refined flour – 4 cups
  • Yogurt – ¼ cup
  • Baking Skoda – 1 tsp
  • Salt –as per taste
  • Onion seeds – for garnishing

Instructions to Make Naan

  1. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt together. Now, knead the mixture into a smooth and soft dough using yogurt.
  2. Now, cover it with a slightly wet cloth and set it aside at a draught-free and slightly warm place unless it volume becomes almost two times its actual volume. If you are on a tight schedule, you can also make use of two containers – large and small – and place the smaller container in a larger container with hot water.
  3. Depending on the weather conditions, the dough may take about 3-7 hours to rise in summer and winter respectively.
  4. Pun the dough and let it rise once more. It should rise quickly on this occasion.
  5. Divide the dough into desirable sizes and allow the piece to smoothen into rounds.
  6. Use a damp cloth to keep it covered for at least 15 minutes.
  7. Now flatten the balls or roll them into rounds and ovals. You can make them flat by stretching and pulling the pieces with your hands.
  8. Sprinkle some water and put onion seeds on its surface.
  9. Bake the naan pieces after putting them in a baking tray. Keep doing this activity for at least 5 minutes.
  10. It is a good idea to grill a tandoor, especially when the elements are above and below.
  11. Over the flame, stick the tandoor on a hot girdle and turn it upside down. When cooked, the naan will fall off.
  12. Brush the naan using ghee or butter.

That’s all you need to do to get your plain naan ready. Now, serve it hot with a curry to experience its taste.

3 Easy Steps to Prepare Delicious Sweet Corn Soup

Despite its origins in Asia, sweet corn soup is no more confined to any particular country these days. At the present time, it has transcended the borders to become one of the most popular dishes around the world. Generally prepared using sweet corn, coupled with spring onions and vegetable stock, it constitutes one of the most popular appetizers worldwide.

Other than an appetizer, this soup is also taken as a snack. If you are fond of it, try it out at home using the recipe given below.

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Different Kinds of Biryani You Should Try Out

When one thinks of biryani, the first thing which crosses one’s mind is the yummy rice cooked with spices and meat which is served hot along with a salad. Apart from being palatable, biryani is also known for the rich variety it offers to those who relish the prospect of eating it.

‘Biryani’ is a Persian word which means fried or roasted rice with spice and meat. Since its emergence in the Mughal era, the popularity of this mouth-watering dish has surged both at home and abroad.

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