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eggless christmas sugar cookies / cut out cookies with royal icing

eggless christmas sugar cookies / cut out cookies with royal icing

eggless christmas sugar cookies / cut out cookies with royal icingChristmas is all in the que approaching fast in the festive game and this eggless christmas sugar cookies is one of the land mark recipes made during christmas. A cookie with egg is all the one I needed to try but this time also some how I missed it and went in for eggless. This eggless christmas sugar cookies is such an easy-peasy recipe to try with all readily home-available ingredients. when I made this for the first time I made it for one cup amount of all purpose flour and it came out as buttery-sugary cookies. Continue reading

chettinad kandarappam /sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipeThe single word chettinad is very powerful by itself and it has tied the whole world with its strong aromatic distinctive cuisine.This chettinad kandarappam is a new dessert for me to try. This as a karthigai deepam special this time and it turned to be damn good. I got the recipe from solaiachiskitchen but not followed her recipe exactly but took it as a base and did it. She has used two types of rice but I have used idli rice Continue reading

recipe dal makhani punjabi style /homemade dal makhani recipe

recipe dal makhani punjabi style /homemade dal makhani recipe

recipe dal makhani punjabi styleYet another great side dish item for any Indian bread and best with simple phulka’s. This recipe of dal makhani is a punjabi style dish which has become very popular. Its creamy and buttery texture makes it special and different from all the gravy varieties with dal as the base. This black whole urad dal is so much nutrient dense lentil that its all good for our health. Its such a authentic recipe with loads of butter and cream in it. Continue reading

maravalli kizhangu chips recipe /tapioca /cassava yuca chips

maravalli kizhangu chips recipe /tapioca /cassava yuca chips

maravalli kizhangu chips recipeLike me I think many will be having a great addiction to this maravalli kizhangu chips recipe. Not all will be able to appreciate the real taste of this chips. Because its not that popular as that of potato chips. If you taste this ones you will keep the potato chips as secondary it will be that addictive if fresh. Me too developed a special madness for this chips only after marriage after making it at home for my family all by myself. while selecting this tapioca the root should be firm and clear without any cut or impressions. When we slice the flesh should be white without any black spots or streaks. Soaking the maravalli kizhangu is needed so that it will be easy for us to peel the skin. Continue reading

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipeIts quite a different kind of sambar more specifically a brahmin type sambar in flavour and feel cause we are not adding any onion or tomato. It was quite enjoyable as it tasted different from usual sambar we do for rice. You have always an option adding both onions and tomatoes into this sambar. Then it will give the usual sambar feel. This time I had only carrots with me to put in this sambar but you can add drumstick,brinjal,pumpkin or any other apt vegetable for this arachivitta sambar. Normally for any paruppu dish I do compulsorily add ghee in it and even for this arachivitta sambar south indian recipe Continue reading