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Monday, February 28, 2011

Dates Milk Shake - My 300 th Post

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Dates Milk Shake  -  My 300 th Post:

I’m so excited that I have made it to my 300 th post today…!!!

Its definitely been a enjoyable journey reaching this point. My Journey as blogger begins on Oct  2009.   I' ve met many amazing blogger buddies and  I would love  to thank all my Bloggerettes who have encouraged me with their wonderful comments and appreciation..!

I’m  really  grateful  for  all  your  support  and making me a good blogger.

This is for everyone …! Thank you for your Love  &  Encouragement..!!!



Am gonna celebrate this lovely moment with healthy and tasty Dates Milk Shake. 

This Sweet, creamy and smooth milk shake is very healthy and nutritious. And this is rich in Iron and Calcium content. This satisfying decadent Milk Shake has an awesome date flavor, which  Kids will love it for sure...!!! 

Try this homemade Dates Milk Shake recipe today ..Enjoy! 

Ingredients:

  • Dates                           - 10
  • Milk                              - 1 cup
  • Honey                           - 1 tbsp
  • Ice cream                      - 2 scoops

Method:





  1. Soak dates in ½ cup of milk for 10 mins.
  2. Remove seeds and transfer to blender.
  3. Add milk and grind  to smooth paste.
  4. Now add honey, ice cream and mix until smooth.
  5. Store it in fridge.



  1. Pour in glass and enjoy healthy and delicious dates milk shake.:)

Thank you for all your support!
Jay

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Red Radish Leaves Curry / Red Spinach Masiyal / Spicy Dal Palak

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I m happy to share with you today the spicy dal palak recipe, which is very simple to prepare and tastes delicious.
Red Spinach ( Radish leaves ) are termed as Mullangi Keerai in Tamil. This spinach is a rich source of Vitamin A, C, K, iron, calcium and beta- carotene.
This nutritious curry combines excellent with any Indian meal or with roti.
Try this tasty and healthy spinach curry recipe today!
Ingredients
  • Red spinach                              - 1 bunch
  • Toor dal                                    - ½ cup
  • Onion                                       - 1
  • Tomato                                     - 1
  • Green chilly                               - 1 or 2
  • Garlic                                        - 2 pods
  • Oil                                            - 1 tsp
  • Mustard                                    - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin                                       - ½ tsp
  • Urad dal                                    - ¼ tsp
  • Asafetida                                  - a pinch
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Wash the spinach leaves and drain the water completely.
  2. Cut the leaves to small pieces.
  3. Chop onion, tomato, garlic, green chillies.
  4. Wash and cook the toor dal in a pressure pan, until it is done.
  5. Heat a non stick pan.
  6. Add the spinach leaves, salt, green chillies, onion, tomato, garlic and cook covered with ½ cup of water in medium flame.
  7. Once the contents are cooked and soft, remove from flame.
  8. Allow to cool.
  9. Mash the spinach  to coarse paste in a blender.
  10. Transfer to a bowl.
  11. Add the cooked dal and combine.
  12. In a small fry pan, heat a tsp of oil.
  13. Add mustard, cumin, urad dal, asafetida and allow to splutter.
  14. Add this to the spinach masiyal.
  15. Mix well.
  1. Healthy and delicious Masiyal ready to enjoy with steamed white rice or roti.:)
    Have a lovely day..!
               Jay

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Sweet Potato Paratha

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Sweet Potato Paratha:
This is a tried and tasted recipe from Priya’s Elaichi blog. She has a fantastic space with very healthy recipes. Am a regular visitor of her space and love her presentation and of course her new recipes.
This paratha is very easy to prepare and tastes awesome. It is perfect as lunch box menu as it stays soft and tasty.
Thanx Priya for this wonderful recipe and My kids love this very much..:)
 Ingredients
  • Sweet potato                            - 3 or 4
  • Wheat atta                                - 2 cups
  • Sambar pwd                             - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves                       - handful
  • Olive oil                                    - 1 tbsp
  • Butter                                       - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Wash and cook the sweet potatoes.
  2. Peel off the skin and mash well.
  3. Add chopped coriander leaves, salt and sambar pwd.
  4. Add wheat flour and knead to soft dough with a tbsp of olive oil.
  5. No need to add water as sweet potato has water.
  6. Keep the dough covered and set aside for 20 to 30 mins.
  7. Take lemon sized ball out of dough, flatten it and roll into paratha.
  1. Heat a tawa and cook the paratha to golden.
  2. Drizzle a tsp of butter, flip to both sides.
  1. Serve hot with any gravy or raitha..!
Meet you in next post…until then,
Cheers,
Jay