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It's a small attempt to post the recipes learnt and tested in my kitchen.
Hope u enjoy your stay.

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Sunday, November 01, 2015

Sour Cream Cookies



All purpose flour 1 1/2 cup
Sour cream 1/3 cup
Sugar 1 cup
Baking powder 1 tsp
Baking soda 1/4 tsp
Salt a pinch
Butter 1/3 cup
Vanilla essence 1/4 tsp
Egg 1


Beat sugar and butter until smooth.

Mix flour, salt,baking powder and baking soda.

Add egg and vanilla essence. Mix thoroughly. Add the dry ingredients.

Mix thoroughly. Pre-heat oven for 375 degrees Celsius.

Butter  the baking tray.

Take a small scope of the batter and place them on the tray with space between each cookie.

Bake for 10 minutes.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Beans fry with sesame seeds

It's summer time here and kids at home. They get bored sitting at home for the full week and i have to entertain them during weekends, i am not getting time to blog or do my crochet. More two week for the school and they can't wait for it. Last week done some back to school shopping and this week will be doing more shopping. Have been cooking a lot but no time to post the recipes here. This beans fry was done by husband and it tasted awesome. This fry is similar to what we used in eat in a veg thali at Amaravati in dubai/sharjah... Here is the recipe :-


Beans 1 lb
Ria/mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies 4
Curry leaves few
Turmeric powder a pinch
Salt to taste
Coriander powder 1 tbsp
Oil 2/3 tbsp

Sesame powder

Cumin 1 tbsp
Sesame 4 tbsp
Coconut powder 2 tbsp
Garlic 1
Salt as per  taste
Red chilly powder 1 tbsp

Dry roast all the above and make coarse powder.


Take oil in a pan. When hot add mustard seeds, dry red chillies

and curry leaves.

Add beans,turmeric powder and salt.

Cover and cook until beans are tender and soft.

Sprinkle the sesame powder. Mix well and add coriander powder.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Mushroom Mint Pulao


Rice 1 cups
Mushroom 1/2 lb
Mint 1/2 cup
Ghee 1 tbsp
Bay leaf
Cinnamon 1/2 inch
Clove 3
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds 1/2 tsp
Onions 1 sliced
Salt to taste
Green chillies 2


Heat ghee. When hot add all the masala and onions.

Saute for a while. Now add green chillies and mushroom.

Fry for another 2-3 minutes. Then add chopped mint.

Saute for another 2 minutes. Add 2 cups of water.

Add salt, when water reaches boiling point add rice.

Cover and cook on a slow flame until rice is cooked and no water left.

Mix gently and serve with curry of your choice.

Isn't the recipe very easy to make :)