Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Holi, the festival of colours is round the corner. I don't like playing with colours but I celebrate with colourful food and snacks. Today's snack is colourful and healthy idlis using natural colours from spinach, beetroot and carrots and I steamed them in muffin cups.
We chose the Holi theme in our group "Shhhh Cooking Secretly Challenge", where we are paired with another blogger and we
Monday, February 27, 2017
Simple stir-fried broccoli with the flavours of garlic and herbs is a perfect side dish to be served with grilled meats or sea food. To retain the fresh green colour just add a tiny pinch of baking soda to the water along with the salt while parboiling it. Take care to keep it crunchy and not overcook the broccoli.
Broccoli ...... 250 gms
Garlic ......... 1 tbsp (crushed)
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Here is a healthy breakfast menu for Holi .. Make colourful dosas by adding carrot, spinach and beetroot to get the natural colour and nutrition at the same time.
Urad dal .... 1 cup
Rice ........... 3 cups
Methi seeds .... 1 tsp.
Baking soda ... a pinch
Salt ... to taste
Oil.....as needed to fry dosas
Spinach ............ 2 cups
Carrots grated ... 1 cup
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Citrus and chocolate brioche buns are delicious with combined flavours of orange and chocolate. You can feel the burst of flavours when you bite into them.
Here is a step by step pictorial recipe..
(for citrus brioche)
APF / maida ..... 2 cups + about 1/2 cup for dusting)
Instant yeast ..... 2 tsps
Lukewarm milk .. 3 - 4 tbsps
Sugar ............. 1/4 cup
Friday, February 17, 2017
Bharli vangi or stuffed baby brinjal is a traditional Maharashtrian dish. Brinjals are stuffed with a paste of roasted peanuts and dry coconut, fried onion and spices. This curry pairs well with plain rice or bhakri.
Baby brinjals ... 250 gms
Dessicated coconut / khopra ... 3 tbsps
Roasted groundnuts .............. 1/4 cup
Onions .................... 1large (sliced)
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
This is a spicy mutton dish prepared with lot of green chillies, ginger, garlic, yogurt and spices.... a treat for spicy food lovers.This preparation calls for a lot of green chillies. The quantity of chillies can be adjusted to your liking.
Mutton .... 500 gms
Green chillies .. 10 - 12 (you can add more if you like)
Ginger ........ 1 inch piece
Garlic ......... 10 cloves
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Staying in the Majestic Taj Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur had always been my dream. Recently I had the opportunity of enjoying the luxurious stay there. I have no words to describe the Royal welcome and hospitality extended to us during the stay.
The food, specially the traditional Rajasthani dishes were awesome. Being a food blogger I appreciated the invitation of the chefs to prepare a