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Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

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Happy New Year to you all! Anything is good if its made of Chocolate! Rich and decadent handmade Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffle makes an exquisite giveaway treat homemade for any day of the year. 

Paneer Butter Masala -- Jain version included

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Paneer Butter Masala is one of most popular and frequently being ordered from a vegetation menu. This deliciously rich and creamy gravy is made with Paneer / Indian cottage cheese as main ingredient. Its a North Indian gravy that is mildly spiced with a slight sweet taste thats buttery and rich with flavor that everyone relishes.

Naan / Indian Flatbread on Stove top

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A common bread made mainly in North India though its originated from Middle east. Naan or Indian flatbread is traditionally baked over clay tandoor oven with wood burning fire. This home cooked Naan or oval shaped flatbread is on stove top with a lid to cover for soft and fluffy texture. 

Churna/Churan Rasam

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A basic Rasam recipe is part of a regular three course meal in almost every South Indian lunch menu.  This particular recipe is very comforting and is definitely going to stand out with its Ayurvedic medicinal ingredients that is nutritious and best for preventing and treating cold and cough.




Churna / Churan Powder

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Churna is a mixture of powdered herbs and minerals used in Ayurvedic medicine. This homemade Churna mixture is rich with antioxidant, vitamins and minerals that boosts your immune system with regular intake.

Thanksgiving Dinner 2015

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Thanksgiving was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is usually celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November in United States.

Walnut White Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cookies were not my favorite until I tried this recipe. Walnuts and white chocolate go hand in hand. These fluffy and soft cookies have just the right amount of crispness to enjoy it thoroughly.

This is a versatile recipe, you can always go with any kind of nuts(Pecans or almonds) or chocolates (Milk, dark or semisweet) you like. Perfect to do with kids as well... Enjoy  baking and relishing these yummy cookies!

Crispy Fish Balls

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Fish balls are a delicious and crispy party snack or an appetizer. Fish/seafood is rich with omega-3 fatty acid and good source of protein and iron and is also low in saturated fat. 


Happy Diwali !!!

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Roasted Gram Murukku/ Pottukadalai Murukku

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Roasted Gram Murukku also known as Pottukadalai Murukku is a savory, crunchy snack originated in India. Yet another authentic recipe from Mom. I should admit this is an elaborate process, but definitely worth it. Trust me, after having relished this recipe, nothing can take its place.

Peda - Milk Sweet

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Peda, a milk fudge is very popular North Indian sweet that is traditionally made with Khoya or Mawa. Ricotta cheese is an excellent substitute as its much quicker than evaporated milk method of cooking.

Wheat Rava Nutty Laddu

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Laddus are always tempting. From an assortment of laddus how about we cherry-pick a healthier version that's easier and rich with flavor?Rava laddu made with wheat and nuts can be made by anyone. Yes, a newbie to kitchen can give this recipe a try. It's that simple with very few ingredients and tastes yum! I love the texture when using wheat rava instead of the wheat flour. This recipe is perfect for a last minute sweet for any occasion!  


Badhusha

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Diwali (Deepavali), the "Festival of Lights" is just around the corner. It is the biggest and brightest Hindu festival in India. How about we enjoy some of the authentic sweets and savory? The first sweet that came to my mind is Badhusha, my all time favorite. Badhusha is similar to a glazed doughnut in terms of ingredients, but differs in texture and taste. 



Color Themed Party - Blue and Green

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Its all about colors! I always love the combination of blue and green hues, being nature colors it creates a soothing and relaxing mood.

English Cottage

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I am pleased to present my "English Cottage", an oil on canvas painting. I guess we all dream of home; we live in the city but dream of an english cottage. The serene atmosphere sets the mood for this landscape painting. As the dawn light is slowly seeping up, the grey begins to fade and the vivid colors creeps from leaf to flower...

Homemade Fudge Cocoa Brownie

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Hello Readers! A warm welcome to my space as I have just started my journey with my very first blog! If you are looking for awesomely rich chocolatey flavored Brownies, you are on the right page. You will instantly fall in love with these sinful brownies from scratch.