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8 December, 2009

Zatpat Corn Biryani

Comments : 2 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Corn, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Meal, Rice, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Tiffin box ideas on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This is Smita’s recipe. The other day i had some leftover rice to finish off but no vegetables to be used for a pulao or something of that kind. All that I had was a packed of shelled corn in my freezer. I decided to put it and my unused masalas to good use and here was
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1 November, 2009

Almond Biscotti

Posted in : Almonds, Baked, Cakes, Lowfat, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar

Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 2 cups plain flour (260 grams) 150 gms sugar 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 150 gms almonds Method: Roast the whole almonds (blanched or otherwise) & let them cool. Preheat oven at 300 F (150 degree C) Mix all the dry ingredients
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1 November, 2009

Our holiday snaps

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We had been on a holiday to Delhi, Agra, Nainital and Kausani. Here is a picture I have loved the most. . ​Hi! First time here? You are Most Welcome! I hope you keep coming back for more here. If you are my regular visitor then Thanks, for you encourage me to experiment more!! I
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4 October, 2009


Comments : 2 Posted in : Breakfast, Poha, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar

Like I have said in my earlier post METHKUT OR MENTHE HIT has a lot of uses. One of kid’s favourites is HACHID AVALAKKI in Kannada. In my college days (that is the only time I have studied in Karnataka) my friend Savitri used to swear that she had an additional stomach to eat HACHID
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25 September, 2009

Methkut/ Menthe Hit/Menthyada Hittu

Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachlor, Breakfast, Chana daal, Condiments, For the Tiffin Box, Methkut/ Menthe Hit/Menthyada Hittu, Spice Powders, Urid Daal on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Hot rice, ghee, salt a dash of lime, papad and methkut or menthe hit. This is one of my favourites. Methkut as in Marathi and Menthe hit as in Kannada is considered healthy and boy is it versatile. In Karnataka it is used in almost anything rice, pohe/ awalakki (the thin variety), churmure/churmuri, in curds
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2 September, 2009

Chermoula Mushrooms

Posted in : Accompaniments, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar

Food expert Rushina in Reader’s Digest May’09 give the recipe of Chermoula Prawns. She has said that Chermoula is a marinade used in Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian cooking, usually for fish and seafood but she likes it with chicken, potatoes and mushrooms. She has also said Chermoula has many recipes using different proportions here is
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25 August, 2009

Instant Appe/Gundpangala

Comments : 1 Posted in : Breakfast, Lowfat, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar

2 cups buttermilk 2 cups Bombay rava 2 -3 onions chopped fine Green chiliies Coriander Salt to taste Mix the buttermilk and rava and keep aside for 30 minutes. The mixture should resemble idli batter in which you add the rest of the ingredients. Prepare appe in the appe mould,as you normally (in case of
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16 August, 2009

Kaccha Masala

Posted in : Masala on by : ArchanaPotdar

Kaccha Masala 1 cup coriander seeds1/2 cup jeera seeds1 tbsp shahjeerasome clovessome pepper seedsdalchini4-5 masala velchi Dry roast all the ingredients and make a powder. A little variation from the usual dhania-jeera powder that we make. Can be used as masala instead of the garam masala or the goda masal that we usually add. .
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