Monday, April 18, 2011

Carrot and Zucchini Muffins



This is a healthy breakfast muffin which contains loads of veggies and very less amount of fat.
Ive adapted this recipe from King Arthur's flour blog.

Ingredients:

All purpose flour - 2 cups

Baking powder - 2 tsp

Salt - 1/4 tsp

Vegetable oil - 1/4 cup

Sugar - 1 cup

Cardamom powder - 1tsp(or you can use cinnamon powder)

Eggs - 2

Grated Zucchini - 1 cup

Grated Carrot - 1 cup

Chopped walnuts - 1/2 cup(optional)

Method:

Preheat the oven to 370deg F.

Line the muffin pan with liners.

In a bowl,mix the sugar,oil and eggs and beat well.Add the grated vegetables and cardamom powder.Then add the chopped walnuts.

In another bowl,mix the flour,salt,baking powder.Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and fold till incorporated.

Divide the mixture into the muffin liners.Bake for 17 to 20 minutes.Insert a toothpick into the muffin and if it comes out clean,remove from the oven.

Let it cool for about 10 minutes.

16 comments:

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Perfect muffins,loved cardamon flavor of muffins...Sure the tasty will be dam gud...

aipi said...

Oh wow those look so gorgeously fluffy! Truly delicious.

US Masala

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Muffins look awesome. So moist and soft looking. Wonderful preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Shama Nagarajan said...

soft and perfect..too good

Nandini said...

Very adorable muffins! Looks spongy and moist!

Aruna Manikandan said...

muffins looks lovely and tempting dear :)

Tina said...

looks delicious n soft...

Priya said...

Muffins looks super spongy and moist, beautiful combo of veggies,will try out soon..

Prathima Rao said...

Moist, fluffy & so neat!!! Love it ;)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Priya Sreeram said...

gorgeous n healthy bake-yum !

divya said...

yummy...... luks so delicious.. very tempting clicks!!! nver tried in dis way.. thx 4 sharing

Suja Sugathan said...

Flavorful and yummy muffins..

Kairali sisters said...

Great recipe Ramya!I love zucchinis and this is a great idea...

Swarnavalli Suresh said...

never heard of this before... muffins looks soft and delicious

Nithu said...

Muffins look wonderful. yummy and colorful.

Cathy Pieroz said...

Savoury muffins are one of my favourite snacks and I can't wait to try this recipe. They look fantastic! Thanks :) - Cathy Pieroz at Ray White Alexandra Hills