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Guest Blogging - Recipe # 3

Hey Folks!! Did  all of u enjoy the Sea food recipe in my last post?  I am sure U did! Wow I am feeling so happy that I have already finished 2 posts on Guest Blogging,and this is my 3rd one J
Today I introduce U to my name hmm  Yes Aparna Bhat. Yes My maiden name was the same now just the surname has changed But the name remains the same. Aparna is a Excellent cook, especially a excellent food designer I must say, she designs yummy food to such a extent that people can just fall over for it J.
She has made a Angry Bird Idly – Can u Imagine of one? Atleast I couldn't until I saw hers.  I wonder how she manages all this. Hat off Aparna!

I came to know Aparna through a food group a month back and to m surprise I even came to know that we are related J isn't that a double dhamaka J. Ok after s o much of intro lets see what Aparna has to say!
Here she writes: Yippee…. me guest on Aps Kitchen, that’s a wonderful exciting feeling for me. When I was asked by Aps, I accepted it with some extra…

Guest Blogging - Recipe # 2

I got a good response through mail for my first guest blogging recipe J. Thanks toPriya Again J One of my Reader P wanted me to post a recipe with Fish and that too A Authentic Konkani Style. And that is because she is married to a Amchi- A Konkani Guy and she hardly knows any Konkani dishes.
Now that I am A Vegetarian I hardly knew any recipes or say I never know any! But As HE eats it I peep into other Blogs and sites to make it for him. But I normally make make masala for fish fry and allow him to do the rest.
I almost had forgotten about the request P made so she mailed me this month asking if I can  ask my DH if he knew any.. and soon it Lit in my mind that i’ll surely do that soon but not ask Him instead ask one of my FB friend who is a good cook J She Loves cooking too just like me, but she is fond Of Sea Food Unlike me! Ever since I have been friends with Saigeetha I have seen Lots of recipes from her which are just Wow, moreover Lots of Sea food recipes. So I thought she would be…

Guest Blogging - Recipe # 1

When it comes to My fellow Bloggers or My fellow culinary friends I eagerly wait to see what’s new in their space! And when we visit such blogs or food spaces we get tempted to try it orJust like that I have thought of making a series of guest posts where my fellow blogger friends and my friends will contribute their Yummy and delicious recipes.
As it is Navratri and we are all in a spree Of Making sweets and desserts I thought of starting with a Sweet Dish made by your friend Priya. Priya has a Lovely blog where food is flavorful, aromatic and sinful, she captures and stores all her recipes in her Blog which names Priya’s Versatile Recipes.  As the name says priya’s versatile recipe, she indeed is a versatile cook and has all kind of recipes in her Bloggohouse! I am a follower of her blog ever since I have known her blog, may be I do not comment on every post she feasts but I do check it whenever I find time(I am sure you know the reason behind me being busy ;)).  She is not only a ver…

Badam Rolls

Shubh Navaratri To all My friends here!
We Indians have Festivals every month, A occasion to celebrate. Navratri is one of the festivals which we celebrate J. About Navratri I have written a lot in My post HERE.
Today is the first day of the celebration So let us start with A Sweet.
Badam Rolls, this was not in mind when I was making it. I actually was on the making of badam burfi as my little darling loves it. I was almost in the end of the procedure my little one interrupted for the natures call and I had to end up with the rolls because I could not spread it on the plate. I even rolled few into Pedas.
It was tasty Indeed! And my daughter enjoyed every bite of it Saying Badam Burfi Yummy!!!! I got this recipe from one of my FB friend Chandrika Kini
I have followed the same procedure(apart from the spreading and cutting).

Here is what we need: 1 cup Badam Paste ( See Notes ) 1 cup sugar (adjust accordingly if u want a bit more sweet ) Saffron strands Few 1 tbsp ghee Method: Take A Non stick pan a…

Go Green Again- Palak/Spinach Rice

How many of ur Kids Do not like greens………. My toddler comes in the same catgory! So I add it In Pulav/ Rice or even Dosa…..
This is a very simple Rice Which need minimal ingredients and can be made in a Jiffy!
We Need :
 1 bunch(big, if using small bunch then use 2 it will almost give us 1 cup of puree) Palak/ Spinach Leaves- Blanched and Pureed (check notes for blanching and pureeing of palak) 
1 cup rice (soak it for ½ an hour and drain) 
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
 1 tbsp biryani masala ( I use Everest) 
Salt to taste
 1.5 cup water 
1 green chilli 
1 tbsp ghee 
Finely chopped coriander leaves to garnish 
Method : Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add ginger garlic paste and sauté till raw smell is off. Now add biryani masala and green chilli and fry for 2 seconds. Then add the drained rice and just fry it for a while (this method helps in keeping the cooked rice grains neat and avoids stickiness) Then add the palak puree, salt and water and mix well. Cover the pressure cooker lid along with …

Go Green- Palak Pan Polo

See I m here again within a week! This makes me feel happy too and I am sure it makes u feel good too!Feel good?? U may ask me why? I have got u a  innovative and a healthy recipe!
Last week I got a mail from a lady saying she wants Pan polo recipe and she even asked me if I could give her a healthy dosa version! So here is one for Her and U all!
Simple as ever!

Palak Pan Polo
We Need: 1 cup white rice (preferably dosa rice)
2 tbsp scraped coconut
Salt to taste
Palak/Spinach puree 1 cup
oil  Method: Blanch Palak and Grind it into fine puree without adding water.
Soak rice overnight.
Next day grind rice with 2 tbsp coconut and Palak Puree to very fine batter
Add water to the batter to make it into thick liquid batter.
Then add salt and mix well.
Heat dosa pan & spread the batter in such a way that u r spilling it all over the Pan. Just add little oil after spreading the dosa
Keep for just a minute, and then fold in a triangle shape & remove over a plate and Serve hot along With Honey or Red Chu…