Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Halwas can be prepared using many vegetables and fruits and the most common well known halwa is the carrot halwa which is the favorite among many sweet lovers. One more addition to the halwas is a sweet prepared out of the vegetable bottleguard which is otherwise most commonly known as lauki or doodhi. This vegetable has a natural cooling effect qualities in it. You can prepare many varieties of curries out of this vegetable. In this recipe, bottlegourd is mixed with milk, sugar and clarified butter ( ghee ) which gives an exotic taste .
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Friday, 20 February 2015
Gojju ambade is an authentic Udupi delicacy, a place in coastal South India. Basically, it is a vada prepared out of urad dal ( black gram ) and dipped in a coconut based gravy called gojju which is both spicy and sweet at the same time. It is usually prepared during special occasions and the soaked vadas simply tastes awesome. I have already posted a recipe which is similar to a certain extent called biscuit ambade but here, the vadas get soaked in a tangy coconut gravy.
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Monday, 16 February 2015
Cake pops is nothing but a lollipop made out of crumbled sponge cake, dipped in dark chocolate solution and decorated with colorful sprinkles to look appealing and attractive. It can be one of the catchy menu during the birthday parties and of course it could be loved by chocolate lovers too.
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Friday, 13 February 2015
Bread fruit dosa tastes almost similar to fenugreek leaves dosa but here, the dosa tastes more awesome due to the spongy texture of the bread fruit. This vegetable is seasonal, hence you cannot prepare it all the time.You can even prepare fritters and curry out of this vegetable. It is slightly fleshy in texture and tastes quite awesome. Here, a batter is prepared out of rice, coconut scrapings, and some spices. The breadfruit is dipped in this batter and roasted on a dosa pan. It would make a healthy and sumptuous breakfast.
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Monday, 9 February 2015
Hyderabadi Mirchi ka Salan is a gravy recipe which goes on well with chapathi, naan, puri and so on. Even though the name itself suggests mirchi ( chilli ), it is actually not hot but is rather on the spicier side. Here, we use the long variety of chilli which is usually used to prepare mirchi bonda (fritters) that are light green in color. Here, a gravy is prepared and fried chillis are mixed in the gravy.
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