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Easy green tea cake

I am always looking for recipes which are easy to make, require few ingredients and taste very good. This is one of those recipes. Baking generally takes lots of precise measurements and steps, but this recipe for green tea cake is so simple, any body can bake this cake. My kids (3 and 5 yr… Continue reading Easy green tea cake

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Minty Black eyed peas and Avacado Salad

2 Cups boiled black eyed peas 1 Ripe but firm avocado in bite size pieces 1 Small Roma tomato cut in small pieces 1 small red onion cut in small pieces For dressing 1 Cup fresh mint leaves 2 Medium size garlic cloves 1 Small piece of ginger (about an inch in diameter and 1/4… Continue reading Minty Black eyed peas and Avacado Salad

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Mango ,Avaocado and Spinach Salad

This recipe will make about 4 side salads 1 Ripe Mango 1 Avocado About 4 cups baby spinach leaves 3 Tbsp pine nuts For dressing Juice of one lemon 3 Tbsp avocado or any light oil 2 Tbsp maple syrup or honey will also work Salt and pepper to taste Add all the ingredients for… Continue reading Mango ,Avaocado and Spinach Salad

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Fire roasted corn,black bean and avocado salad

A very healthy and flavourful salad that can be made very quickly with a few ingredients 2 ears of sweet white or yellow corn 1 jalapeño, seeded, finely diced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced 1 can, 14 ounces, black beans, rinsed and drained 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1/2 red onion,… Continue reading Fire roasted corn,black bean and avocado salad

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Baby eggplants (Small Indian eggplant) stuffed with poppy seed and sesame masala

This recipe uses small indian eggplants, this is the egg-shaped variety that you will find in most of the south asian grocery stores. You can also adopt this recipe to use with longer italian or chinese eggplants. 10 baby eggplant,slit with ends intact 1 big tomato cut in small pieces 1 big onions cut in… Continue reading Baby eggplants (Small Indian eggplant) stuffed with poppy seed and sesame masala

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Sautéed Watercress with potatoes (Khole Saag)

Today's recipe is a simple sautéed watercress recipe. It is a much-loved delicacy in my home.We call it khole-saag. Khola being the stream where this green grows naturally.I was reading about it in wikipedia and it was interesting to read that it is one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by humans. 3-4 small… Continue reading Sautéed Watercress with potatoes (Khole Saag)

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Curried tofu scramble with peanuts

Being a vegetarian I am always looking for ways to add good protein to my family's diet. Tofu is an awesome protein and can be molded into any flavour you want. I was not a big fan of tofu initially, but since then I've experimented with different recipes and have come to relish it .… Continue reading Curried tofu scramble with peanuts