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Pukhlein Recipe | Meghalaya Special Rice Jaggery Bread

Pukhlein Recipe | Meghalaya Special Rice Jaggery Bread

Pukhlein is a deep-fried snack from Meghalaya. Do you know this snack is made with just only 2 ingredients? I think by now you will be surprised. The 2 ingredients are nothing but rice flour and jaggery. This month in our Shhhhh Cooking Secretly Challenge is about Meghalaya Cuisine. With my last month post, you will be aware that in this FB group, where every month they choose one state and where you will be paired with another blogger. Then…

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Chickpeas Kabab Recipe | Kabuli Chana Kabab

Chickpeas Kabab Recipe | Kabuli Chana Kabab

Chickpeas Kabab is a healthy and protein-rich recipe which you prepare within 30 minutes. My kids did not like pulses but I make sure that they get all protein and minerals. So, I prepared these Kababs by grinding chickpeas into a paste and by adding little spices. Chickpeas are also known as Kabuli Chana, garbanzo beans. These kababs are perfect evening snack with a cup of tea/coffee.   Step by step pictures making Chickpeas Kabab   Ingredients: Chickpeas – 2…

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Courgette Fritters Recipe | Courgette Pakora Recipe

Courgette Fritters Recipe | Courgette Pakora Recipe

Courgette Fritters is a very simple and easy snack which goes well with evening coffee or tea. My hubby told me that these fritters very delicious and tasted like chicken. Here in the recipe, I grated the courgette and squeezed the water from it then added the gram flour and prepared these Fritters. They are crispy from outside and soft from inside     Ingredients: Courgette- 2 medium ones Red chilli powder-1 1/2tsp Cumin seeds/jeera-1tsp Turmeric powder-1/2tsp Gram flour/besan-1/4 cup…

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Snake Gourd Fritters Recipe | Potlakaya Pakoda

Snake Gourd Fritters Recipe | Potlakaya Pakoda

Snake Gourd Fritters Recipe is a very easy dish you can prepare within half an hour. With Snake gourd vegetable you can make so many dishes like curry, fry and etc. Here in the recipe, I used Gram flour, cornflour to make these fritters. The fritters are crispy from outside and soft from inside. You can have this has an evening snack along with a cup of tea/coffee or you can have along with curd rice and dal.   Ingredients:…

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Cabbage Pakoda recipe|Cabbage Fritters recipe

Cabbage Pakoda recipe|Cabbage Fritters recipe

Cabbage Pakoda Cabbage Pakoda is a crispy and delicious snack that we can have any time of the day. This recipe is very simple to prepare within 10-15 minutes if we have sudden guest or relatives. These pakoras can be served with any of your favourite chutney or ketchup.   Ingredients: Cabbage-2cups finely shredded Onion-1no. finely sliced Kashmiri red chilli powder-1tbsp Gram flour/Besan flour-2/3 cup Rice flour-1/2 cup Ginger garlic paste-1tsp Jeera seeds-1tsp Coriander leaves Curry leaves Salt to Taste…

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Gobi Manchurian wet version

Gobi Manchurian wet version

Gobi Manchurian wet version  Gobi Manchurian wet version is my favourite starter in vegetarian. This Manchurian can be prepared in both dry and wet version. This time I tried making the wet version which is absolutely delicious.   Ingredients: For making the Manchurian : Cauliflower/ Gobi – 250 grams All purpose flour /Maida – 4tbsp Corn flour – 4tbsp Rice flour – 2tbsp Soya sauce – 1 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder – 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp Garam…

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Alasandalu Vada/Black-Eyed Pea Fritters

Alasandalu Vada/Black-Eyed Pea Fritters

Today’s recipe is about Andhra’s famous Vada that is Alasandalu /black-eyed pea fritters which is very rich in protein and it is easy to prepare. This is specially made during the festive season. Ingredients: Alasandalu/black eyed pea -1cup Finely chopped onion – 1cup Green chillies-4 or according to your taste Curry leaves handful Cumin seeds-1tsp Finely chopped ginger-1tbsp Coriander leaves Salt as per taste Oil for deep frying   Preparation: Soak the Alasandalu in enough water overnight or for at…

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Spicy Diamond Cuts

Spicy Diamond Cuts

Spicy diamond cuts Today I am posting a recipe which we have eaten in our childhood days is spicy diamond cuts. I think now everyone would have gone into there childhood days. This snack is so simple to make and it tastes so good along with tea or coffee. Here goes the recipe.   Ingredients :  Plain flour/maida/all purpose flour – 1 cup  Wheat flour – 1/2 cup  Cumin seeds/jeera -2tbsp White sesame seeds -1tbsp  Green chilies -3 nos  Ginger –…

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Sprouted Moongdal Cutlet

Sprouted Moongdal Cutlet

First of all a very happy new year to all my readers and blogger friends.This year I am starting my post with the healthy recipe, that is sprouted moongdal cutlets.Here goes the recipe… Ingredients: Sprouted moong dal-1cup Boiled potatoes-2 big Breadcrumbs-4tbsp Gram flour-2tbsp Oil for shallow frying Chopped green chilies -2nos Chopped coriander leaves Ginger paste-1tsp Coriander powder-1tsp Amchur powder-1/4tsp Red chilly powder-1/2tsp Salt as per taste Preparation : 1.First, boil the sprouted moong dal in water just for 3-4…

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Gujarati – Gathiya

Gujarati – Gathiya

Today recipe is from Gujarat state that is gathiya. One of my friends is Gujarati here and she showed me how to prepare these gathiya.Another day I prepared them at my home and they came out very well. Here goes the recipe.  This Gujarati state gathiya is very easy to prepare.These are the crunchy and deep-fried snack. Ingredients: Gram flour/besan- 2cups Baking soda-1tsp Ajwain-1tsp Oil-1/2cup Salt to taste Water as required for kneading the dough Oil for deep frying Preparation: 1.Take a…

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