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TOMATO GREEN PEAS RICE / TOMATO BATANI BHATH

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TOMATO GREEN PEAS RICE..
TOMATO GREEN PEAS RICE
Tomato green peas rice ..is a very simple recipe and can be done within a few minutes of time..the ingredients required are very easily available in the day to day kitchen  and no need to run to a vegetable market..Ingredients: Cloves 5 nosSliced onion 1 cupGreen chillies slits of 8 nosGreen peas 1 cupTomato slits of 6 nosGinger garlic paste 2 tspHaldhi 1/4 tspSaltOil 2 to 3 tbspPudina leaves/mint  1/4 cupBasmathi rice / rice 1 glassWater 2 glasses Cashew nuts 10 nosBiryani leaf 2 nos.Cardamom 5 no.scinnamon stick 1 inchMethod: Place a cooker on the stove,add oil to it. After heating add cloves,onion pieces,green chilli slits and fry for some time till onions turn translucent. Then add green peas and let it simmer by closing it with a lid for 5 minutes. Next add chopped tomato pieces and mix thoroughly. Now add ginger garlic paste,and cardmoms..and cinnamon stick..and again let it simmer in a low flame by covering with a lid. Next add ha…

BANANA CHOCLATE CHIP MUFFIN

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BANANA CHOCO MUFFINS
Ingredients:
Banana (ripe) - 1 cupAll Purpose flour(Maidha) - 1 3/4 cupSugar- 3/4 cupBaking soda - 1 T spnBaking Powder - 1 T spn Choclate chips- 3/4 cupButter - 5 Tb spnsYogurt - 1/2 cupVanilla extract - 1 Tb spnSalt - 1/4 Tspn 
Method:

Dry Mixture Mix maidha, salt, baking powder, baking soda, sugar thoroughly in a vessel. Wet MixtureIn another vessel, mix melted butter (at room temperature), banana puree, yogurt and vanilla extract.  Mix wet ingredients with the dry ingredients thoroughly. Lastly add the choclate chips and mix it thoroughly.Preheat the oven at 350 F.Place the muffin liners in the muffin tray. Start filling the paper liners in the muffin tray with the above prepared mixture up to 2/3rd of it.Bake it at 350F for 20 mins.Make sure it is baked properly by placing the knife or toothpick when poked should come out clean.
Tips:
If you like crunch add the almond flakes in addition to the chocolate chips. Here I did not add the egg. But egg eaters can add 1 …

RAVVA LADDU/ SOOJI LADDU

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Ingredients:

Sooji - 2 1/2 CupsSugar - 2 1/2 CupsDry coconut flakes/Powder- 1 1/4 CupUnsalted Butter - 4 Tb spnsCardamom powder - 2 pinchesAlmond Flakes - 4 TbspnsRaisins - 3 Tb SpnsMilk - 3/4 CupMethod:

Take a pan and add butter to it. When it is hot add almond flakes and raisins.When the raisins pops up add sooji to it and roast it for 10 minutes or until you get light brown colour. The raw smell should go away. Make sure you continously stir it so that the sooji won't get burnt.Now add dry coconut powder and fry by stirring it for 3-5 minutes.Then add sugar and stir it for 2-3 minutes. Finally before turning off the stove add cardamom powder.After turning off the stove add the milk and mix it. The mixture will be tight.Let it cool for 5 mins and start making ladoo.Make sure you don't put too much milk. You should be able to gather the mixture and make a laddu. You can also sprinkle water or milk on the mixture for making a laddu. Make sure to put a bowl of cold water so that …

EGGLESS PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

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EGGLESS PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE
Saw this in a cookery show and gave it a try. It is very very tasty and yummy. Especially children will love it..

Ingredients:
Maidha 2 cupsSalt a pinchBaking powder 2 tspSugar 1 cupPine apple juice - half cupVanilla essence 1 tbspButter/Ghee -1 cupPine apple pieces finely chopped - 2 tbspBoiled milk fat free 1 glass/250 mlFor garnishing-7 to 9 finely chopped pine apple slices(rounds)Cherries 4 to 5 nos-cut into half Method:
Grease the cake pan with ghee and sprinkle maidha and spread  it across the pan evenly.Dry Mixture  Mix maidha, salt, baking powder thoroughly in a vessel. You can also seive the mixture 4 to 5 times to get mixed fully.Wet MixtureIn another vessel, mix melted butter (at room temperature) with sugar.Then add pineapple juice, vanilla extract(essence), pine apple crush and milk into the vessel and mix them thoroughly.Lastly add the dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix them well without any lumps.Place 7 to 9 pine apple slices in…