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Butter Garlic Prawns

Prawns are one of the seafood that gets cooked faster and can be made as a dish when you have less time in hand but still want to prepare a yummy food. I had only 10 minutes to prepare a side dish for my today's lunch and had prawns in hand. So just tried this butter garlic prawns which turned out to be awesome.  You can also check other prawns/shrimp recipes here in my blog: shrimp biriyani capsicum shrimp shrimp masala stir fry shrimp  Ingredients: 8-9 medium sized prawns 4 garlic pods 2 tsp butter 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves a pinch of turmeric salt to taste Steps: Clean and wash the prawns. Heat a pan on medium flame and add butter. Add finely chopped garlic and saute for a minute. Then add the prawns. Add a pinch of turmeric powder. Add salt. Stir fry till the prawns are thoroughly cooked. Here you can see the prawns have shrinked in size. And slightly browned on both sides. Finally add chopped coriander leaves. Mix it thoroughly.  Switch off the flame. Tada! Butter garlic

Raagi Halwa

Raagi is most commonly used in my kitchen, atleast thrice a week for breakfast. I developed a liking for raagi during my pregnancy phase and it still going on strongly! I have habituated my kids to raagi breakfast recipes too - it's a win win situation for me and my kids. Apart from the breakfast scenes, i had made halwa today using raagi milk. Raagi milk is extracted by grinding soaked raagi pearls and filtering out the milk from the ground paste.  If you are a fan of this millet, you would very well be interested in other raagi recipes from the blog. Here are some. Raagi pancakes Raagi chocolate chunk cake Raagi moringa leaves adai Raagi sweet semiya Ingredients: 1/4 cup finger millet/ragi 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup ghee/clarified butter 7-8 cashew nuts 1 tsp ghee for frying cashews 2 cups water for making raagi milk. Steps: Wash and Soak ragi/finger millet in enough water for atleast 8 hours. Then add soaked ragi into a mixer or blender. Grind it smoothly by adding l

Chicken Fajita Pasta

Fajitas are usually cooked with steak but lately chicken breast pieces are commonly used. Fajitas could be made into a wrap or a pasta or eaten as such. Since pasta is one of my top favorite dishes i made chicken fajita pasta today and yum is the word to describe it's taste. Here are few other pasta varieties to try from my blog Avocado spinach pesto pasta Pasta soup for toddlers White sauce pasta Marinara pasta And here is a list of some lip-smacking chicken recipes you may want to try ! Chicken gravy or kuzhambu chicken kabob broiled coriander chicken village style chicken gravy shallots chicken curry  pepper chicken gravy chicken teriyaki chicken tenders spicy chicken roast chicken keema chicken malai kabob Chicken fajitas are definitely toddler friendly recipes and give it a try for your toddler too. This dish tastes more like Indian as the ingredients used are pepper powder, cumin powder, paprika. Fajita tastes best when served hot. Do g