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Chocolate dipped strawberries

Loaded veggie omlette

Eggs are rich in protein and it is advised by pediatricians for small kid starting at the age of one to feed one egg per day. This provides complete nutrients required for brain health and overall health of the toddlers. While there are plenty of options to cook egg, here is one omlette recipe that is loaded with lots of vegetables and little bit of cheese to make it as a favourite dish for kids. Here is a pic of my today's breakfast, the loaded veggie omelette with blueberry milkshake and some fruits like green apple and peach :) Ingredients : 4-5 button mushrooms 🍄  1/2 cup broccoli florets  1/4 cup yellow bell peppers 🌶, you can use any color 1/4 cup of spinach  Salt to taste 1 tsp black pepper powder 2 tbsp shredded cheddar cheese, or any cheese of your choice 3 eggs 🍳  1tbsp butter or oil How to make loaded veggie omelette  1. Wash and cut the mushrooms into 4 pieces. 2. Heat a pan and add a little butter. The add chopped mushrooms and

Frothy Sweet Lassi

In every fruit shop or tea stall, we get this sweet thirst quencher called "lassi". Usually they add little malai on top of it or sometimes the rose syrup to add more flavour to the lassi. Few years ago, whenever i visit my aunt's place, i go to this particular shop to have lassi even during rainy days as i could not resist myself from stepping into that shop whenever i pass by. Today I'm gonna share one such sweet lassi recipe which is so very simple to make at our home. I know everybody would have tried at your home as well. Ingredients: 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup thick curd/greek yogurt 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream/malai 1/2 cup water How to make frothy sweet lassi: 1. In a glass, take 1/2 cup of curd/greek yogurt. 2. To that add heavy whipping cream. 3. Then add sugar as per your preference. You can either increase or decrease it as you like it. 4. Add water as to fill the glass leaving some room for bubbles. While pouring water itself, you w

Chicken curry in yogurt sauce

Chicken is one of those comfort food which can go well with any combination of spices or masala or cocounut paste or cashew paste or yogurt. Not only that, it just tastes amazing and blends easily with all the ingredients with less amount of time involved in cooking. The chicken curry in yogurt sauce is one such variety i make at home often, this is a slight variation of biriyani process. You would find almost all the ingredients required for making dum biriyani for this recipe but with a slight change in the cooking process which makes it a good dish to eat along with rice and bread varieties. A quick look at the dish as soon as i cooked and before serving. Ingredients: 500 gms of chicken pieces 2 big onions 3 medium sized tomatoes 2 inch ginger piece 6 garlic cloves 5 green chillies 1 green cardamom 1 black cardamom 1 big bay leaf 5 cloves 1 inch cinnamon stick 1/2 cup full fat yogurt/curd 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder A pinch o

Sambar

Usually sambar is made out of toor dhal. It is the traditional way of making sambar in Tamil Nadu. You can also use other lentils like masoor dhal. I prefer toor dhal but i ran out of stock at home and hence using toor dhal for today's recipe. The best thing about making sambar is you can make the recipe with any vegetable you have at home. Even if you do not have any vegetables, you can simple use onions or shallots or just tomatoes and make a delicious sambar. Ingredients: 1/2 cup toor dhal / masoor dhal a pinch of turmeric powder 1 tsp sambar powder 1 medium sized onion 1 medium sized tomato 3-4 cauliflower florets 4-5 shallots 1/2 cup of roughly chopped french beans 1/2 tsp hing or asafoetida 3 tsp oil 1/2 tsp urad dhal 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 sprig curry leaves 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves 3 garlic pods 1/2 cup tamarind water How to make sambar: 1. In a pressure cooker add half a cup of toor dhal/masoor dhal. Wash it well and soak it in enough