I don’t know why I have always shied away from making ice-cream at home..especially, when it’s one of the preferred dessert of the family. I guess it’s always about getting the perfect texture – only creaminess and no ice crystals that made me run away from the thought of making ice-cream at home. I always… Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Ice-cream
Planning a menu for a kid’s gathering is a mind-boggling task. While the food items are somehow easier to think of and finalise, what gets most of us is what drink to serve the kids. I know the most common and easiest drink served at kids parties is the “fresh n juicy” mango drink but… Continue reading Party Shake Ideas for KIDS
Simple Sambhar but loaded with goodness. One can add more vegetables like gourd, brinjals, okra, pumpkin, etc
So all those cheesy-easy-breezy pastas take the kitchen by storm and I try everything possible with the help of online cook books, share pics and get enough of attention for so called fancy culinary skills. And as days pass all I want was nothing more than steamed rice and dal.
Welcome aboard! I was not all excited to cook proper meals, (you can read it as a simple sambhar and rice 😬) . It was out of bad craving for home cooked. So I decide to try it with mom by my side, okay by my virtual side.
Chopping veggies, cooking dal before hand, so far so good. One part which I repel in making sambhar is extracting tamarind extract. No!
But I see no shortcuts here so I get going in soaking it in hot water as long as possible to make the process less daunting.
Here it goes…
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