Monthly Archives: March 2017

Chewy peanut butter and chocolate chip blondies

Ingredients:- All purpose flour – 1 cup Baking powder – 1.25 tsp Salt –  a pinch Butter – 125 grams (softened) Creamy peanut butter – 1/2 cup Brown sugar – 1/2 cup; packed Granulated white sugar – 2/3 cups Egg – 2 numbers, big … Continue reading

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Chocolate and cocoa fudge cake

Ingredients:- All purpose flour – 1 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder – 1/4 cup Baking powder – 1/4 tsp Baking soda – 1 /4 tsp. Salt –  a pinch Butter – 112 grams (softened) Brown sugar – 3/4 cup + 2 level tbsps; packed Egg … Continue reading

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Tomato Toor Dal curry

Ingredients:- Toor dal / Pigeon peas- 2 level tbsps. Garlic – 2 big cloves; chopped Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Water – 3/4 cup Salt to taste Coconut oil – 1 tsp. + 2 tbsps.; divided Tomato – 1.5 cups; … Continue reading

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Bisi bele bath

Soak 1 gooseberry sized ball of tamarind in 1 cup of hot water for 15-20 minutes. Squeeze the tamarind well. Strain the tamarind extract and keep aside. Dry roast 1/2 cup of desiccated coconut powder till golden brown in colour. … Continue reading

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Clams (Kakka irachi) and coconut fry

Ingredients:- Clams – 500 grams salt – 1 to 1.5 tsps. or as per taste Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp. Coconut cuts/pieces – half of a medium coconut Onion – 2 medium; thinly sliced+ 1 medium; finely chopped Ginger – 1 tsp., chopped … Continue reading

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Mulaku Choru aka Chilly Rice

Ingredients:- Kaima rice – 2 cups Ghee – 2 tbsps. Onion – 1 medium; finely chopped Kashmiri dry red chillies – 5 numbers (seeds removed) Pepper corns – 1.5 tsps. (level) Garlic – 4 big cloves Shallots – 2 numbers … Continue reading

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Mini appams

Ingredients:- Ponni rice – 2 cups Boiled ponni rice – 1 cup (Measured after boiling) Grated coconut – 2.75 cups Sugar – 1/2 cup Instant yeast – 1.5 tsps. Salt – 3/4-1 tsp. Water as needed Method:- Soak the ponni … Continue reading

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Multi-grain chocolate chip squares – eggless

Ingredients:- Wheat flour – 1 cup Ragi flour – 1/4 cup Oats – 1/4 cup; powdered in the mixer/grinder Baking soda – 1 tsp. Unsweetened cocoa powder – 2 level tbsps. Salt – a pinch Thick curd – 1 cup … Continue reading

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Chembu Pachamaanga or Taro Green Mango curry

Ingredients:- Taro root – 2 cups; cut into small cubes Potato – 1/2 cup; cut into small cubes Greenchilies – 3 numbers; slit Salt to taste Thin coconut milk or randaam paal – 1.5 cups Sour green mango – 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Oatmeal dosa

Ingredients:- Quick cooking oats – 1 cup Whole milk – 3.5 cups Eggs – 2 numbers; well beaten Oil or melted butter – 1/4 cup Sugar – 3 tbsps. Salt – 1/2 tsp. Plain flour – 2 cups Baking powder … Continue reading

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