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Chocolate Ladoo

March is here!!! Yay…. This means Spring is round the corner and so is my Birthday!!!! Oh yes… I am one of those who is always excited about birthdays… and this time, I thought yesterday was March 1st and posted this on instagram. ๐Ÿ™‚ Good, I just got one more extra day to stay excited!!!   So, when it is finally March and I am happy, “kuch meetha ho jaaye” (time for something sweet). I happened to be off from…

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Tomato Pachhadi

Red post alert! Wait wait.. I am talking about the lovely tomatoes in the post ๐Ÿ™‚ This is my all time favourite pachhadi (pickle) and its Mom-made. This is a gem from my mom’s kitchen and is addictively tasty. Everyone who has tasted this pickle totally loved it…and can vouch for this recipe. Hopefully you enjoy it with your family too!!! Ok!!! Agree, that it requires lot (#notveryhelathy) of oil, but I think its okay sometimes ๐Ÿ™‚ So here it…

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Ponganalu/Paniyaram

Dosa is almost everyone’s favourite!!!! When many of us make dosa batter at home, we make huge quantity that we end up making dosa for more than 3 days and sometimes a week. That was the scene at home when I was growing up and thats when my mom would make these cute little dosa muffins (:-p) and we just gulped it. Its quite famous in many parts of South India and is called by various names.ย Guntaย Ponganalu orย Punuguluย orย Paniyaram. Whatever the…

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Veggie Pad Thai

It has been my new year resolution (which apparently I am keeping it up) to cook a new dish every week. And last week I did two ๐Ÿ™‚ One of them was Pad Thai. My second favourite cuisine outside Indian is Thai. Primarily because, I get to have good enough vegetarian options. Thai green curry or Pad Thai are my two favourites in this cuisine. So here you go, with the tested and tasted recipe at home. I looked at…

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Banana – Zucchini Muffins

I find some of theย best recipes when I am trying to use up stuff lying in the refrigerator for a long time. I had two zucchinis and a few bananas and I badly wanted to use them, before they go bad. I could not find enough motivation to consume as is and that is when I found this ๐Ÿ™‚ The interesting part of this recipe is that, I got introduced to using flax seeds, a great source of fibre. This…

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Green Tomato Chutney

I wish tomatoes come in more colors ๐Ÿ™‚ In general I am big fan of anything made of tomatoes and chutney tops the list! Recently I picked some green tomatoes from my mother-in-law’s garden as I love the instant chutney made with these tomatoes. So here you go! Ingridients: Green tomatoes Green chillies (Spice up your chutney with one extra chilly) Garlic Curry leaves Tamarind paste (Optional) Turmeric Jaggery (Very little for taste) Salt Hing Tempering stuff Oil Procedure: Put…

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Phat-phat Spicy corn candy!

I must admit that my husband makes me keep up the spirit of trying something new in my cooking!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ The choice of baby corn was his and I wanted to make something simple yet YUMMY and in no time…!!!! There you go!!! Since this is a simple recipe, I will straight away to the preparation!!! Grind (blend): Fresh coriander, curry leaves, ginger, garlic, green chilli and Jeera. Into the blended mix, add about 1 tbsp of maida and 1…

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Spicy Honey Cake!

I baked this quite sometime ago! But have been lazy to put up this post… A perfect blend of Sweet and Spice. So here you go! For this preparation, you will bake a cake, pour some fresh syrup and then the icing…!!! Not difficult at all ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients: For cake Maida – 1 cup Sugar – 1 cup (I used in the crystal form itself. Can be powdered too) Butter – 200 gms Eggs – 2 or 3 ( I…

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Gongura Pappu

Finally I started to write blogs again… My first blog after being married. Now that I have someone at home always to taste my food, I am even more interested to cook now. So here you go.. Mmmm…. Think of gongura pappu…Mouth waters…. Ingridients: Gongura – 2 bunches (serves 2 people) Onions – 1 (big) Red chillies Green chillies Pressure cooked Toor Dal Soaked Tamarind Procedure: Thoroughly wash the leaves and neatly take out the leaves without the stem from…

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Choco & Coffee Brownies

When I visited Divya’s cook book, the picture of this brownie, caught my eye and could notย resistย making it! Also I was very much in the mood of celebrating June 25th :-p Ok now let me tell you how I made this yummy brownie! But I should confess that Iย never understoodย the difference between a cake and a brownie. All I did is just follow theย recipe. Ingredients: Flour – 1/4th cup Butter – 100gm Sugar – 1 cup Eggs – 3 White…

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