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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Mango smoothie




Blend together chopped pieces of a mango with one cup yogurt and sugar.


Rice with curry




Chop wintermelon into small cubes. Grind together 3-4 green chillies, cumin, coconut, coriander leaves, ginger into a fine paste. Heat oil, add curry leaves, mustard and wintermelon pieces. Fry for 5 mins and add the ground mixture. fry for few more mins. Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Add curds and mix it.


Sending this to Yasmeen's Healthnut challenge

Salads for Health Nut Challenge


Carrot Salad

1. Soak Moong dal for 45 mins. Grate carrots
2. Mix the above ina bowl and add coconut(2spoons)
3. Heat oil, add mustard, 1 green chilly and mix it with the carrot-dal mixture.
4.Add salt.
Cucumber Salad:

The procedure is same as the first one, except that carrots are replaced by cucumber chopped into small pieces.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

FIC-Zodiac signs: White Rava Idli and Peanut chutney


Recipe:

1. Heal oil, add a spoon of mustard seeds. Then add one and half cups of fine rava and fry for 3-5 minutes. Take it off the heat and cool it.
2. Add half a spoon of baking soda, half a cup of water and 2 cups of curds to the above.
3. After 30 mins, steam it in a pressure cooker for 10-12 mins.




Recipe:

1. Microwave peanuts for 3 mins.
2. Heat oil, add garlic and onions. Fry for 5 mins. Cool it.
3. Grind everything with salt and water.


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Friday, August 28, 2009

Lemon Rice for WYF: Breakfast event




Recipe:

  1. Cook 2 cups of rice.
  2. Heat oil, add mustard, cumin, groundnuts, channa dal and fry till it becomes slight brown in colour.
  3. Add 3 green chillies, curry leaves and fry for a minute. Add half a spoon of turmeric powder.
  4. Take it off the heat and add about half a cup of coconut. Add salt and mix it.
  5. When it cools, add lime juice as required and mix the cooked rice.
  6. Garnish it with coriander leaves.



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WYF: Breakfast event announcement

Sunday, March 8, 2009

My First Post

Introduction of web 2.0 has made blogging a necessity. "Do you Have a blog?" is a common question asked by people around me. Saying "No" was something i could not do anymore. Hence i started this blog to fill in some random thoughts or daily life activities that happen around me.
Probably will come up with something interesting in my next post.

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