Saturday, July 30, 2011


This entry goes to Indian Mithai Mela MMKAll the polis are my favourite especially the one which I made because the stuffing is very interesting and not much ghee and so less fat and not much sweet too. .Here goes the recipe:
For poli:
Wheat flour-1cup
Any oil -4tbsp
Edible yellow colour1/4 tsp
Water to knead.

For stuffing:
Almonds-1/4 cup
Chickpea flour1/4cup

Mix wheat flour,maida and oil well Add some more water to make a soft dough.
Leave it for 2hrs
Coarsely grind all the stuffing ingredients.
Now roll it into a roti.Stuff it with filling and roast it like a roti adding some ghee around.
Tasty  poli is ready!!!!

Friday, July 29, 2011


Today is the last day(7) of BM#7.Thanks to Srivalli for hosting this.Thanks to all the blogging marathanors for visiting my blog and giving me the comments....Looking forward for the next marathon.Here goes the recipe for the crispy Dosa
For dosa:
Urad dhal-1/4cup
Tur dhal-1tbsp
salt as required
For stuffing:
Grated paneer-1cup
Boiled peas-1/4cup
Boiled corn-1/4cup
Chilly powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp(OPTIONAL)
oil for Dosa and stuffing2tbsp
salt as required
corn and peas
after adding paneer

Soak rice,uraddhal, turdhal together for 2hrs.
Grind it to a smooth batter.
Take a kadai,add 1tsp of oil,peas and corn ,heat it till the raw smell disappears.
Add all the other dry ingredients and switch off.
Now add the grated paneer and mix it well.(Raw smell of paneer goes off in that heat itself)
Make a dosa and cook it on a low flame till it is crispy.(DONT TURN IT)
Spread the stuffing and serve it with some chutney.
Crispy paneer dosa is ready!!!!.
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spread the stuffing
Crispy paneer dosa
This entry goes to Healthy lunch box ideas hosted by momcheff and guest host by jayshree

Thursday, July 28, 2011


The time flies!Today is day6BM#7.Wanted to avoid oil so intend making a crunchy sandwich with a potato stuffing.Here goes the recipe:
Potato-2(Boiled and smashed)
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds-1tsp
oil-1/2 tsp
Lemon juice-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few.
Salt as required

Bread slices-4
                                          Potato stuffing
Take the boiled and smashed potato in a vessel
Heat oil in a kadai and add the cumin seeds till it splutters,
Now add turmeric powder,chilly powder,Garam masalapowder,curryleaves to it.
Add the potatoes,salt and switch off the stove.
Squeeze the lemon juice in the potato mixture.
Take the sandwich toaster,apply little butter  to the bread and stuff with potato.
Toast it till it is crunchy.
Bread slices
Final product!!!
Yummy sandwich is ready!!!!
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Today is day5 of BM#7.Usually pakoras are made with rice flour and besan.But I tried with some oats and yellow corn flour.Here goes the recipe:
Oats-1/2 cup
Yellow corn flour-1cup
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Asafoetida-!/4 tsp
salt as required

Chop the onions in to small pieces
Mix all the ingredients well.
Add water slowly so that it becomes a firm dough.
Heat oil in a kadai and drop them in hot oil.
Crispy pakoras are ready to serve.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011


This entry goes to 4th day of. BM#7 hosted by Srivalli .After making two spicy items ,Iswitched over to a sweet item.It is very easy and healthy.
Rice flour-1cup
Wheat flour-3/4 cup
Cardamom powder-1tsp
Coconut Powder-1tbsp
Oil for frying

Take the jaggery in a small vessel,add some water and heat it.
Mix all the dry ingredients in another vessel.
Pour the jaggery  water after removing all the dirt from it.
Add the ghee.
The batter should be similar to idli batter(Not very watery)
Use a nonstick appam kadai so that it requires very little oil.
Keep the stove on a low flame and fry both the sides till it is crispy.
Lovely appams are ready!!!!!!
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Monday, July 25, 2011


This entry goes to Srivalli's blogging marathon BM#7 Day3.Ground nuts are very healthy so just thought of adding some masala and cooking in microwave so that very little oil could be used.
Besan(gram flour)-2tbsp
Rice flour-2tsp
Garam masala powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Chilly powder1/2 tsp
Salt as required

Soak the groundnuts in water for 10to 15 minutes.
Mix all the ingredients to it.
Spread it on a microwave safe plate.
Heat it on high for one minute and remove the lumps and again repeat it till they are crispy.
Super crispy groundnuts are ready.
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This also goes to MLLA37

Sunday, July 24, 2011


First day went off well as I was able to make chennai bloggers taste my cookies!!!Day2of BM#7.After the sweet one I planned to make a spicy one.
Palak(cut fine)-2cups(spinach)
Gram flour(besan)-1/2 cup
Rice flour-1/2cup
Chilly powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Salt as required
Oil for frying

Wash the palak well and mix all the ingredients .
Add water and make it into a soft dough(should be able to make balls)
Roll it in to balls 
Fry in hot oil.
Crispy palak balls are ready.
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This entry also goes to kids delight crunchy bites by Gayathri kumar Srivallis announcement page
This entry also goes to quick and easy cooking

Saturday, July 23, 2011


This is the first time that I am taking part in a marathon.Thanks to Srivalli who is hosting it.I have sent many entries to many events like Breakfast mela by Srivalli,Banana by Kirthi's kitchen etc.This entry goes toBM#7and the theme is" Crunchy bites."Being the first day I planned to start with a cookies.
Walnut(Coarsely powdered)-2cups
Wheat flour-11/2 cups
Cinnamon powder-1/2tsp
Vanila essence-1tsp
Baking soda-1tsp
Milk(as required)

Mix the walnut powder,flour,soda,cinnamon powder and powdered sugar together.
Add the oil and make it in to a dough.
Now add some milk so that we can shape it into cookies.
Arrange it on a tray and bakeit.(I used convection mode in microwaveoven and it took nearly 30 minutes at 220degrees.)
Crispy cookies are ready.
Check out theBlogging marathon page for the other Blogging marathoners BM#7here
This entry also goes to Pari's baked event

Thursday, July 14, 2011

whole wheat flour salt cookies

This entry goes to Tamalapaku event "only baked" and also linking to Pari for the giveaway as i am a regular follwer of both the blogs and also a resident of India.
Whole wheat flour-1cup
Any oil-3tbsp
salt as required
Cumin seeds-2tsp
Cooking soda-1/2 tsp

Mix all the dry ingredients and add the butter and the oil knead well till it is a soild dough.If the dough is very dry then add some curd and knead well
Now roll it like a chapathi and cut it into  any desired shape.
Arrange it on a baking tray and bake till it is very crispy.(I used convection mode 210 degrees and baked it for 30 minutes.This may vary)
Cool it and then store it in a airtight container