Thursday, February 27, 2014

Vazhaithandu Poriyal | Banana Stem Stir Fry | வாழைத்தண்டு பொரியல்

Last week this banana stem caught my eyes in nearby Indian grocery store…Halve I used in making soup and halve I made into healthy poriyal…I thought my lil one won’t take as he usually spill the onion chunks

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Handmade Basic White Bread | Hokkaido Milk Bread with Tangzhong | Bakery Milk Bread Recipe

I am a member of We Knead to Bake(WNTB), a wonderful bread baking group which I joined recently. For this month challenge Aparna has suggested to choose any of her bread recipe or our own. Since Basic White Bread was in my dream for a quite long time, I choose this soft pillow like milk bread recipe. Though I

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Chicken Fried Rice Using Homemade Peri Peri Sauce


Today I am here with chicken fried rice with hot homemade peri peri (Piri Piri, Africa's hottest sauce) recipe. For kid sake I reduce chili powder so adjust spices accordingly and this is our family favorite.I added few veggies, its optional, if

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Garden Vegetable Strudel

Filo or filo pastry (Greek Pastry) is a dough of paper-thin sheets of unleavened flour dough separated by a thin film of butter.Filo/Phyllo dough is made with flour, water, and a small amount of oil and rakı or white vinegar. They are used with various fillings and today I am here with Vegetarian Filling. Initially I thought of

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Eggless Linzer Cookies | Strawberry Filled Almond Cookies | Heart Cookies Recipe


Today I am here with kids friendly cookies recipe that I specially made for my kids on Valentine’s day…Unlike the basic sugar cookie recipe, the dough has almond meal, reduced sugar and no baking/raising agent used…Kids liked it much with the strawberry filling…You can make it for parties or on a special occasion, this recipe is a keeper for sure…Thanks Swathi for this wonderful (Baking Partners) challenge. Dear blogger

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Sweet Somas Recipe | 300th Post


Today I am proud to publish my 300th post.  This happened only because of you all, my special thanks to Readers, Friends and Family members… When compared to my first post, now I have improved in presentation and Pictures. Also, I am in Foodgawker with some 60+ quality pictures. Keep supporting me

Monday, February 10, 2014

Blondie (Blonde) Brownies | Chocolate Chip Brownies


Brownies was in my mind for a long time and when two of the readers asked for the recipe 2 months back, was waiting for an opportunity to make it. When Sharanya suggested Blondie Brownie (Blonde bar) under the theme American Food Recipes for Priya aks Home Bakers Challenge, I grabbed the chance and made it last week...This Blonde Brownies (January 22 National Blonde Brownie Day) is a rich dessert loaded with Butter, Eggs, Sugar and White or Dark

Friday, February 7, 2014

Malai Kofta Curry | Malayi Kofta Gravy

Kofta curry was in my to do list for a long time.  When Nupur challenged this malai kofta curry for Divya's SNC this month, I have not waited long to try this curry…You can either deep fry or pan/shallow fry the koftas with less oil, here in stepwise pictures I have shown the pan fried koftas, by this way you can

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Sprouted Mung Bean Vegetable Salad | Diet Friendly Raw Moong Beans Salad

I have changed the food style from last December and the occasional salad has turned must for our dinner nowadays…Today I am here with a very healthy and filling sprouted dried moong beans and veggies mixed salad. Though the salad leafs/lettuces are not familiar in most of the places, this salad can be done with easy available ingredients. This is the recipe/salad asked by many of my friends and relatives…Actually this salad

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Appam Recipe | Yeast Less Classic Aappam Recipe | Traditional Kerala Appam

Hope you remember the Kadala curry I posted in last December month...Due to several other posts i delayed posting Aappam earlier...Appam I make it often (weekly once) as my lil one take it as it is when it is out from the aappa chatti :-). It's again the traditional method (without yeast) and this recipe is definitely a