Saturday, February 27, 2016

Healthy Banana Nut Wheat Muffins | Morning Breakfast Muffins

I bake muffins on weekly basis for kids morning school snack. Healthy muffins are always my choice and today's muffin recipe is fully loaded with Bananas, Apple, Wheat and Powdered nuts (I use Almonds and Walnut mostly, do prefer nuts of your choice). Also coming to egg, i experimented an egg less version and muffins with 2 eggs for this recipe, i found a slight change in muffin texture without egg, so choice is yours...Also please add baking soda and this recipe doesn't need any baking powder

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Hot Milk Sponge Cake Recipe | Step by step tutorial to make plain Vanilla sponge cake using hot milk

 Hot Milk Cake is a light airy textured sponge vanilla cake and this is such an easy to make cake. I have shared step by step pictures for this recipe also you can prepare this cake batter using a manual egg whisk too. While I was searching in google for a simple milk cake I found this recipe, it quite attracted me and immediately I attempted last month for the first time. Though it disappeared in few minutes

Friday, February 19, 2016

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili | Vazhai Poo Usili Recipe

Paruppu Usili is an authentic dish from Tamilnadu cuisine, this Vazhaipoo Paruppu usili reminds me the old days… I came to know and tasted it for the first time in Chennai through my neighbor aunty. I definitely want to mention her in this post. She is a very caring person and helped me in all ways. I love their oonjal, remembering the days I did relax in it. Sometimes she comes home and prepares

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hidden Heart Loaf Cake | Surprise Inside Valentine Special Pound Cake

Kids have been asking for heart shaped treat for this Valentine, they are also at home on 5 day school break, so we decided to make this surprise hidden heart cake and some homemade chocolates today to share with their friends near by. The loaf/pound cake takes time to bake and need to follow little trick to make it perfect. But it’s worth for the hard work. Until you slice the loaf, it’s a real surprise how it turns:-). This is my first experience with hidden heart loaf; so I too was surprised to see the perfect

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

South Indian Vegetarian Lunch Menu Idea 1

Weekly Saturday is most probably the vegetarian lunch at home and on that day either I make puli kulambu or rasam (one dish with tamarind) and coming to dal, daily one dal variety is must at home and on special days or on weekend either uppu paruppu or paruppu keerai (something close to uppu paruppu but with spinach in it) is a mandatory dish I make it without fail. Also whenever I get time I click the lunch I make. So here comes the first menu idea from South India (Its just a menu idea and I won't say

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Chicken Shami Kababs | Shallow Fried Shami Kebabs | Chicken Patties

Chicken Shami Kababs/Kebabs, an exotic dish that can be served as a snack or appetizer and the whole preparation is nothing but boneless Chicken simmered with spices, onion, ginger, garlic, lentil and chili’s and then ground to form patties. Finally those can be either deep fried or shallow fried as desired. Since the meat has cooked well before frying I opt to shallow fry with few tsp of oil.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crispy Shredded Potato Hash Browns From Scratch | Easy Snack with minimal Oil

Today’s recipe is quite simple and easy to make snack using Russet potatoes. Also they are made with minimal oil.  I rarely buy potatoes but whenever I have them in stock I make these Hash Browns, which is a default thing that I make it especially for my daughter. Hash browns or hashed browns are a simple preparation in which potato pieces are pan-fried after being shredded, julienne, diced, or riced. In some cultures, hash browns or hashed browns can refer to any of the above preparations