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It's a small attempt to post the recipes learnt and tested in my kitchen.
Hope u enjoy your stay.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Masala buns

I have been  making this big bun since a while. And every time I make I change few ingredients. Sometimes it's just plain buns and sometime it's a desi twist or  Italian twist. Today I am posting desi and Italian buns. The adds on like the oregano,jalapeños etc can be added according to once taste. Readers can play around with the ingredients. Here is the receipe.


Butter 4 tbsp
Egg 1
Milk 2 tbsp
1.5 cup water
All purpose flour 5 cups
Instant yeast 3/4 tsp
Salt 1 tbsp
Sugar 3 tbsp

Additional ingredients:-
Jalapeños few
Chilly flakes 1 tbsp
Oregano 1 tbsp
Thyme 1 tbsp
Basil 1 tbsp
Cumin 1 tbsp

How to make the buns ?

Mix water with butter,egg and milk.

Mix dry ingredients, flour, yeast, salt and sugar. And also add additional ingredients.

Now mix the wet and dry ingredients. Knead the dough well and let it rest for one hour.

Wrap a wet towel on the bowl and keep in a warm place in the kitchen.

After one hour again knead the dough. Make small balls and arrange them on a creased baking tray

with gap of 2 inches between each balls.

Now again cover it with a wet cloth for another one hour.

After one hour, apply melted butter and bake in preheat oven for 12 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Yummy buns are ready. I love to eat my buns with hot cup of tea and my kids like to apply little butter.


Saturday, April 15, 2017

Khatti Dal

Khatti dal is the most common side dish in hyderabad and it is made with lentils. This is made with toor dal or masoor dal, mostly it is in running consistency. Khatti dal means tangy lentils. I prefer eating khatti dal with roti or fulkas. Recipe is simple and quick to make. Many prefer this khatti dal with rice and with any non-veg fry. Here is the recipe.


Toor dal/Masoor dal 1 cup
Onion 1 chopped
Tomato chopped
Green chillies 4
Turmeric powder a pinch
Tamarind a small piece

Pressure cook all the above ingredients. The dal has to be soft and mash the dal.

For seasoning :-
Rai/mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Zeera/cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves few

Season the dal with the above ingredients and garnish with coriander.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Dates Ladoo / khajoor laddu

Year is going to end and I was not much active here. I revived by other blog with 30 days posting without a break.
These dates laddu I made it for Diwali. I thought of making something healthy without extra carbos. So these laddus are sugar free as dates itself are sweet.

Dates 2 cups shredded
walnuts 1/2 cup
cashews 1/2 cup
Almonds 1/2 cup
Pista unsalted 1/2 cup
Dry coconut powder 3 tbsp
Ghee 3 tbsp
How to make them ?
Take all the nut in a grinder and crush them. Here we are not making fine powder but coarsley grinding them.
Take a pan. Add ghee.
when ghee melts add dates.
Saute for a while, dates starts sticking to each other.
Turn off the flame. Add nuts.
Take little ghee on palms and make round balls.
In a plate take dry coconut powder and roll the ladoos in it.
Isn't it very simple. The time taken to eat is less than time taken to make them.😜😜😜