Mother's Day Surprise

If you are planning to cook a special meal for your mother on the eve of mother’s day, then work along with your siblings and friends. These simple recipes will make her smile

Published: 09th May 2015 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th May 2015 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

Mothers day surprise

Chicken & mango salad in tamarind dressing    Ingredients_

Chicken and mango salad in tamarind dressing 

Chicken breast (boneless): 2 no

  • Salt : To taste
  • Pepper : To taste
  • Mango alphonso: 2 no
  • Fish sauce: To taste
  • Tamarind pulp: 20 Gms
  • Coriander fresh sprigs: 10 Gms
  • Palm sugar : To taste
  • Crushed green
  • chillies: 2 no


  • Heat water with some crushed ginger, garlic and coriander roots
  • Leave the chicken in the water to poach gently
  • Make a dressing with tamarind, fish sauce, salt, palm sugar and crushed green chillies
  • After the chicken is cooked keep it on one side and chill it
  • Cut the chicken and the mangoes into segments and mix the tamarind dressing
  • Serve chilled

Mothe.jpgRice and chocolate arancinni


  • Basmati rice: 1 kg
  • Full cream milk: 3 liters
  • Sugar: to preference
  • Condensed milk: half a tin of milkmaid
  • Almonds: 150 gms
  • Raisins: 150 gms
  • Candied orange: 50 gms
  • Melted chocolate : 1 kg
  • Edible gold
  • dust: (optional)

  Mother.jpg Method

  • Cook the rice in milk.
  • Once the rice is cooked then add the sugar, candied orange condensed milk, almonds and raisins.
  • Reduce the rice by making sure all the milk is evaporated and you have a thick mass.
  • Chill it in the refrigerator for around two hours
  • Meanwhile melt the dark chocolate and make the rice dumplings and drop them in the chocolate.
  • Chill the chocolate dumplings in the refrigerator and serve as a snack with coffee/tea or as a nibble after a meal
  • Sprinkle the gold dust on the arancinni dumplings
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