Leftover Roti Churma ~ Under 10 minutes

A Sweet Churma made from whole wheat Roti/Chapati with jaggery and ghee.
 

Roti/Chapatis are soft and best when you eat them hot hot....But we dont like to eat leftover rotis same way along with curries or dal as it will become little hard and chewy...Specially when guest were around and left out with so many rotis, dont know how to use them...Here is a really quick sweet recipe to utilize leftover rotis. Learn how to make leftover roti/chapati Churma in 10 minutes.

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Ragda Pattis ~ A Chatpatta Chat


Potato patties served in spicy peas gravy and topped with chatpatti/tangy chutneys

Ragda patties, another popular chat which is healthy, filling and tongue tickling as well. Ragdo; a peas gravy is versatile dish which can be served in variety of chats and dishes. Recipe is quite lengthy but worth trying once to win over your tongue and will make you eat more and more.. Here goes the recipe of Ragda Patties... 

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होली मुबारक ~ Holi Recipes

रंग बरसे भीगी चुनर वाली रंग बरसे .....होली है!!!! ....होली मुबारक 
 
Holi - The festival of colors is round the corner and enjoy the occasion with colors and yummy delicacies.
Let your lil one be aware of the origin of this colourful Occasion. Tell the story of Holi Festival from this video to your kids. Inculcate the religious belief to future generation by clicking this below video.


Festival of Holi is celebrated for 2 days. Holi has a theme of universal brotherhood and the holy bonfires that are burnt on the previous night which encompasses the religious nature of the festival and the origin of Holi and remind us the story of Prahlad, the child-devotee of Lord Vishnu.


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Puran Poli ~ Festival Recipe

Indian flat bread with sweet lentil filling


Puran poli is a classic Maharastrian dish, also very famous in Gujarat. Some people make a sweet filling using chana dal /Coconut / toor dal. Puran Poli is known as Holige in Karnataka and Bobbatlu in Andhra Pradesh. This is a sweet served during auspicious occasions and festivals such as Holi, Padwa, Diwali. Learn how to make Pooran Poli by following this easy recipe.


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Cabbage Pakore / Instant Cabbage Fritters

Cabbage combined with flour ans spices to prepare crispy pakores.

  

I had this pakore long back  in my friend's place in chennai. Ever since I felt like trying some time at home but not sure of exact ingredients. Recently while chatting with her got a chance  to get the details of the recipe. So without further wait gave a try for weekend evening treat with tea. Not bad came out very crispy outside with crunchy cabbage flavour.  I like the pleasing color of the pakore and almost gulped a lot without any hesitation purely for its taste. It absorbed even very less oil and at the same very tasty too. Give a try at your home as this requires very less effort to prepare and easy instant  treat to kids.


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Microwave Carrot Cup Cakes ~ Cake Under 2 minutes


Carrot cake - a soft and spongy cake under 2 minutes.


This is almost a quick time treat when you crave to eat some cake. And you know this hardly takes only 2 minutes to get done like Maggi Noodles. Originally I adapted the recipe from here. With few changes I modified the recipe up on my convenience. The addition of carrot makes it really taste yum with the nutty bites. The raisins almost accompanied in every spoon of bite. Try this soft carrot cake to relish your taste buds.

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Methi Pulao | How to make Quick Fenugreek leaves pulav

Greens are very essential in our diet. Having green leafy vegetables at least thrice a week is good for our health. Methi pulao is made easy and quick and its a one pot dish. Methi is tossed with Indian spice mix and cooked along with rice. The taste of this pulao will be aromatic once done. Many of us don't use methi frequently because of its strong flavor and I swear if you try this dish you will really love it.



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சாம்பார்/Sambar ~ How To Make Simple Mixed vegetable Sambhar


சாம்பார் 


Sambar - the most flavourful  vegetable stew from south Indian homes. For those who don't know what is sambar? it is a vegetarian dish made out of pulses like split yellow pulses, tamarind pulp, a good amount of spices (as sambar powder)  a lot of vegetables.

A complete dish which  is often eaten with rice as a main course along with some vegetable side dish and appalam. Also accompanied with Idli / Dosa recipes. A wholesome main course that provides protein from pulses, anti -oxidants from spices and vegetables provide whole lot of fiber. The remarkable feature of sambar is that can use as many vegetables like pumpkin, brinjal, drumstick, carrot, raddish with onion and tomato flavour. 

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Rasgulla ~ A famous Bengali Sweet


Spongy cheese balls dipped in sugar syrup



Rasgulla no needs any introduction as it is world famous sweet originated in West Bengal - India. It is made out of fresh homemade paneer. Normally prepared during Indian festivals.

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Tawa Pulao | Tava Pulao - Under 15 mins


A Pulao flavored with specially selected veggies and  Pav Bhaji Masala.



Tawa pulao is another famous street food in Mumbai and occupies the special place along with PAV BHAJI. It is prepared with same veggies and masala used in pavbhaji. If you are ready with cooked rice you can prepare it within 10 minitues. Easy and Quick to make and perfect to pack in lunchbox.

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Thandai - Mahashivratri Special


A very refreshing spicy and flavourful dryfruit milk.


Thandai is very popular drink and prepared as an offering to lord Shiva on the festival of Maha Shivratri. It is also prepared on the 2nd day of holi during playing with colors to create special mood. It is often mixed with Bhang to make it alcoholic drink. Almond and melon seeds gives it richness while pepper corn, fennel seeds and cardamom used to give it spiciness and special aroma. Rose petal and saffrons gives it unique color and flavors, altogether make Thandai a very unique and refreshing drink. Also very tasty and cooling one during hot summer days.

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Apple Momos | Apple Dumplings

                  Sweet Dumplings made with Apple.

                                        

Apple momos - the whole idea behind this recipe is to utilise the abundance of apple which I bought from the market. I tried Milkshake, apple jam and last ended up with this momos. Actually frankly speaking I planned to do as Poli / Obettallu, but suddenly I screwed up my mind to make something new. And that's how this APPLE DUMPLINGS has born. If you feel to give a try like poli do proceed with same procedure.

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Javvarisi Idli (Sago / Sabudhana Idly) | South Indian Breakfast Recipe

           ஜவ்வரிசி  இட்லி              
               Rice rava and tapioca pearl is soaked in yogurt and steam cooked as Idli.


One of the staple south Indian Breakfast is Idli. These are healthy steamed  food . There are many varieties of idli es are being prepared. This sago/ javvarisi Idly is one such delicious breakfast that is usually prepared in many ways. Even many instant methods are used to do same like rava Idli I prefer to try the below process every  time when I feel to try javvarisi Idli. I used equal proportion of  rice rava and sago, which is set to ferment in curd for hours and and steam cooked. Check my procedure of  how to make delicious, soft, fluffy with  jeweled pearls like sago appearance In Idli .


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Methi Mutter Paneer

Thick creamy, spicy and fragrant curried peas and paneer with fresh aromatic fenugreek leaves

Whenever methi and mutter come together first thing comes in our mind is very popular "Methi Mutter Malai". I planned to make it for dinner one day to use my methi and mutter but end up having insufficient cream on hand. So tried this different version of same curry with same ingredients without using cream and instead adding paneer to it. The result was wonderlicious.
Try this recipe to make Methi Mutter Paneer.

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