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Chocolate dipped strawberries

Paneer Kheer

Paneer/Cottage cheese kheer is a sweet dish made using grated or freshly crumbled paneer slowly cooked in milk and sugar base. Few of the dry fruits like almonds, raisins, pistachios and cashews are finely chopped and added along with few saffron strands. Ingredients: 1/2 cup grated paneer or crumbled if using fresh homemade paneer. 3/4 cup of sugar 1.5 cups of full cream milk or cow's milk 1 tbsp of mixed dry fruits like almonds, cashews, raisins, pistachios Few saffron strands 1/2 tsp cardamom powder How to make Paneer kheer: 1. Boil 1.5 cups of milk in a heavy bottomed pan. I have used cow's milk in today's recipe. 2. Bring it to boil and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes. 3. Meanwhile, grate the paneer and keep it aside. I have used freshly homemade paneer. 4. Chop the nuts vertically and keep it ready. 5. Now, add sugar to the simmered milk and stir gently till sugar dissolves. You can use brown sugar as well, however it changes the

Tawa Potato Roast

Potatoes are favorite among kids as well as adults. The versatility of the vegetable and it's nature to blend it's taste with any dish be it fries, tamarind gravy, potato kari, onion tomato thokku, it gives an amazing taste. In today's recipe sharing, we would be seeing par-boiled potatoes being stir fried in a tawa. Do try out the recipe when you run of side dish ideas for curd rice or sambar rice. It can be a starter too! Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, washed and thinly sliced salt to taste 2 cups of water 1 tsp red chilli power 1 tbsp oil How to make Tawa Potato Roast: 1. Peel off potato skin and wash them well. I have kept the skin on as i like it that way. Slice the potatoes thinly measuring about 1/8 of an inch approximately. Place it in cold water for a minute. 2. Boil the sliced potatoes in 2 cups of water for about 8-10 minutes. 3. Add salt while boiling. Switch off the flame and keep it aside. 4. Heat a heavy bottomed pan with a tbsp of

Tomato Biriyani

Tomato biriyani is a simple pressure cooked biriyani with tomato puree and no vegetable or with minimal vegetables to retain the flavor of tomatoes. I used half a carrot, few soy chunks and fried bread pieces to make it yum! Try my version of tomato biriyani which can be prepared under 30 minutes and a great taste is guaranteed because of the fried bread and soy chunks. Ingredients: 3-4 Cloves 1 bay leaf 1 inch cinnamon stick 2 medium sized onions, thinly sliced 2 large tomatoes, pureed 2 green chillies, slit vertically salt to taste 1 cup basmati rice (200 ml) 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves 1/2 cup soya chunks 3 bread slices 1 tbsp ghee/oil 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 3/4 cup of finely chopped veggies, carrots, corns, french beans, soy chunks, potatoes could be added. How to make tomato biriyani: 1. Wash and soak basmati rice in enough water for 30 minutes. 2. Heat a heavy bottomed pan or pressure cooker. Add a tsp of ghee or clarified butter or oil. Ad