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Masala Biscuits

It was always a dream to bake Masala biscuits at home….. But I always was hesitant even if my taste will near to the ones like City Bakery. Now u may wonder whats City Bakery…. It’s one of the famous bakery were we get the best cashew macrons, masala biscuits and The best Benne Butter (if I got to translate this it will be Butter Butter: P). Macrons ver the one vchi cud no can eat at any time….. nd these r the best oneshave tasted. Butter is like a kick to the morning tea…… I remember my school days where I used to eat countless butters with my tea…..:D nd Amma telling have limits to eat tht u even got to eat ur brkfst…………..
Ok now to these masala biscuits…….. I could never get the City Bakery taste but yeh they ver tasty without ne doubt. I remember speaking to Divya about this biscuits the day i was preparing it.... and she too wa with the same opinion tht she loves them :).   I adopted the masala biscuit recipe from here you can replace curds with milk and did not add mint leaves and…

Bitter gourd Masala/Karela Masala

Heya !!!! Hope all r in Pink Of Health!!!!! Its Fun time for me now….. I m off to vacationto mangalore………. SO m gona enjoy there to the core!!!!
Before going I thought I must post something interesting and then leave ….  

My hubby never liked bitter gourd at all….  But now he loves this dish only this dish lemme tell ya he had so much of fuss when I used to do kosambari nd all…  I used to relish it all alone JJJ I loved doing tht sometimes and made him feel he is missing something :P.
One fine day when I made this dish he loved it… he never got the bitter taste…. Neither did he complain about the dish he just called me nd told It was Yumm!! Nd his colleagues seconded tht !!!!  I make it atleast once in 2 weeks or so… And all at his office relish it 
So here Goes the recipe:
·Cut 3 Karelas into small pcs.... and deseed them. ·Now apply salt and amchur powder to tht...... and leave for 3 hrs and then squeeze and drainthe water that removes the bitter taste. ·In a pan heat oil add 1 tsp urad dal…

Sago Murukku

When I first heard about ICC Challenge I thought I must join but I was hesitant if I cud or no…. But I told srivalli tht I will join when I m completely ready….. In April when she had recipe ready for ICC sago murukku I decided I must give it a try but was hesitant bcoz I tried murukku only once…. Then priti… posted it in her blog I saw the murukku in almost many blogs so decided to put my hats on to make it…. I made it tht day itself….. its been a month its lying down in my draft I thought lemme not waste time nd lemme post.

The pictorial recipe of Sago Murukku is here : 

I used Half the qtty Srivalli Used
We need:
Rice Flour  - 1 cupsBesan flour / Gram Flour -  1/4 cupFried gram flour - 1/4 cupSago - 1/4 cupOil-25 gms + for frying  Salt to tasteCurd - 25 gms (half of half cup)( My curds ver a bit sour but do not use sour one apart from this everything was ryt in my murukku)Chilly powder - 1/4 tsp or as per tasteMethod to prepare :  Soak the Sago in Butter milk for 3 hrs, I noticed the mo…