05 mars 2017

Ashoka Tree / Sorrow-less Tree

Ashoka Tree /(Saraca asoka) Ashoka tree (Saraca asoka)  is one of the sacred trees in Hinduism. In Sanskrit "Ashoka" means "without grief", hence this tree is popularly called as  "sorrow- less tree". The pink tender leaves that looks like handherchief turns to dark green foliage by maturity.  It blooms from Feb - April with mild scented clusters of yellow & orange four petaled florets.These evergreen trees are planted  infront of Hindu temples & Budhist... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2017

Ragi Pancakes

Ragi Dosa Ingredients1 cup urad dal powder(papad powder)1 1/2 cup ragi flour (finger millet)1 tsp fenugreek seeds (fine powder)Salt to taste Water Method Mix both the flours in a bowl .Add water to the batter to get a semi liquid stage.Grind fenugreek seeds to fine powder.Add salt & fenugreek powder & mix well.Cover & keep aside for  5 hours.***Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter & spread carefully.Dribble some oil over the dosa.Flip & cook the other side... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2017

Lacy Aloe / Aloe aristata

Lacy Aloe ( Aloe aristata)
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27 février 2017

Avocado & Poppy Seeds Cake

Avocado & Poppy Seeds Cake Ingredients1 ripe avocado / butter fruit (mashed) 1 tbsp black poppy seeds170g flour150g sugar50g butter(melted)A pinch of salt 4 eggs 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder2 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp rumMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add mashed avocado, nutmeg powder & rum.Add poppy seeds, mix  & pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake for... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye Frm Jurm

Movie :  Jurm (1991)Actors : Vinod Khanna & Meenakshi Sheshadri   Song : Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye by Kumar Sanu & Sadhna Sargam   
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24 février 2017

Appa Kajjaya- Banana Fritters of Coorg

Appa Kajjaya     Ingredients4 cubes of jagerry3 bananas (mashed)1 cup rice powder1/2 cup flour 1 cup freshly grated coconut1 tbsp poppy seeds (dry roasted)1 tbsp sesame seeds (dry roasted)A pinch of salt 1/4 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp cardomom powderOil for frying MethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & add to the mashed bananas.Mix all the other ingredients to get a semi - thick dough.Cover & set aside for 20 mn. If the mixture is thick, add some more... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2017

Hen & Chicks (Green)

Sempervivum 'Braunii'
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22 février 2017

Lemon Cake Ingredients280g flour150g butter220g sugar100g thick creamA pinch of salt  5 eggs Zest of 3 organic lemons1 tsp baking powder *Syrup*50g sugar50ml waterJuice of  a lemonMethodRemove the zest of  a lemon using a grater.Avoid the white pith of the lemon which gives a bitter taste to the cake. Preheat oven to 180°C.In a bowl beat eggs. Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & whipped cream.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2017

Man Marziyan

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20 février 2017

Srilankan Black Pork Curry

Black Pork Curry (Deviled Pork) Ingredients 800g pork (diced)1 tsp salt 2 onions (chopped) 2 green chillies (half slit) 1 tsp ginger + garlic paste 1 cup coconut milk2 springs of Curry leaves  10 g butter + oilTamarind pulp (marble size)*Spices*1 star anise +2cloves+a cinnamon stick+ A bay leafCeylon Masala5 cloves  6 cardomom podsA piece of cinnamon1 tsp fennel seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder  2 tbsp  coriander seeds  Few curry leaves1 tsp red... [Lire la suite]
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