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Food, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Stuffed Tomatoes

This is an impressive dinner-party dish which can be served as a starter. Large and firm tomatoes are used to fill the minced meat filling. Recipe source: Quick and Easy Simple Indian Cookbook Ingredients: 5-6 large,firm tomatoes 40-50 gm unsalted butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 tsp fresh ginger , finely chopped 1 tsp […]

Food, Ice cream, Summer Specials

Jelly Belly Ice cream

  Jelly Belly Ice cream is a homemade vanilla ice cream served with strawberry jelly. An ideal dish as a dessert. Ingredients: 1 cup strawberry jelly 1 cup milk 1 cup milk powder 1 cup fresh cream 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence Preparation: Place the strawberry jelly crystals in a pan,add 1 cup […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Other Breakfast Items..., Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Uzhunnu Vada

Crispy Uzhunnu vada is a perfect snack for evening tea. It is also a popular South Indian breakfast dish,usually served  with coconut chutney. Ingredients:   2 cup urad dal, soaked in water for 5-6 hrs 1 finely chopped onion 3 green chillies, chopped small piece ginger, finely chopped few curry leaves, chopped 3/4-1 tsp pepper […]

Cakes & Bakes, Food, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Strawberry Banana Muffins

                              Starting my blog with strawberry banana muffin which is prepared by using fresh strawberries and ripe bananas.This recipe is adapted from Joy of Baking. Ingredients: 1 cup fresh strawberries ,cut into bite sized pieces2 large ripe bananas,mashed2 large eggs,lightly beaten1/2 cup (113 gms) unsalted butter,melted1 tsp vanilla extract2 1/4 cup all purpose […]