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chilli biscuits /savoury cookies(chilli)/masala khara biscuits

chilli biscuits /savoury cookies(chilli)/masala khara biscuits

chilli biscuits /savoury cookies(chili)/masala khara biscuitsWhen it comes to baking till now have not tried anything spicy but had already put bakery style salt biscuits in my space.It was an unusual experience for me to use coriander and curry leaves that too into baking.Its a famous khara biscuits available at all iyengar bakery shops and in some areas they call it as chilli biscuits. Mostly for chilli biscuits/Khara biscuits they don’t Continue reading

eggless sweet bun recipe /tea buns(burger)/dinner rolls

eggless sweet bun recipe /tea buns/dinner rolls

eggless sweet bun recipeSome years before fondness for ordinary sweet buns were maximal that even petty tea shops will always have a regular stock of it.I have always had a special liking for these spongy soft buns.After a satisfying nap my mind always longs for a hot cup of tea with these special tea buns.Dipping each bite of bun into a hot cup of tea then slowly gulping even the last bit  is such a pleasure to enjoy.My fil(father in law)still is a big fan of these eggless sweet bun recipe Continue reading

jam filled shortbread cookies /biscuits

jam filled shortbread cookies /biscuits

jam filled shortbread cookies/biscuitsHome baking is always a pleasure!a kind of satisfaction that we get from this is beyond comparison and after you savour the home-baked food you will always want to bake more and more in your own kitchen than snap up from a bakery shop.Baking in an oven is a special art right from setting temperature,using right utensils,timings all are important and ones we master it then baking with an oven(or microwave)becomes limitless. Continue reading

how to make easy snack /Nei kadalai(chatpata chana dal)

how to make easy snack /Nei kadalai(chatpata chana dal)

Nei kadalai(chatpata chana dal)Though simple it is a very dominant snack!it has a combination of tangy,spicy and crispy avatars imbibed within itself giving a real satiety of having a snack food!its named chatpata chana dal in Northern India and down South it’s called Nei kadalai.Adding fried curry leaves becomes so important and even sometimes crushed-fried garlic is added which gives a wonderful flavour to this snack! Continue reading

masala puffed rice recipe /kara pori(snacks)

masala puffed rice recipe /kara pori(snacks)

masala puffed rice /kara pori(snacks)My mil(mother in-law) makes it quite often,the aroma of the garlic when added to hot oil is seductive to the core and when she finishes it the whole space is filled up with tantalizing masala puffed rice /kara pori.At-times the most engaging part is that she sprinkles some plain sev to it.I always admire my mil for her ever twinkling smile and exotic cooking skill’s. Continue reading