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I receive many requests from my visitors for some recipe of their choice. I used to email the recipes or solutions to their queries personally. But suddenly it struck me that why not let everybody know? All of my viewers should benefit.
This realization made me design this special section, where all my responses to viewers’ requests would be displayed for everybody to see.

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Query:

Hi I'm so grateful to have these recipes from you. These are really help. Would u mind to give me recipe for Paav Bhaaji. Thanks again.

By:

Raghunandan  |  Show Response  |  Hide

Response :

Please Click here for the recipe of Paav Bhaji.
It has been dedicated by Shravani Gowrisetty from Hyderabad.

Query:

I thank U for helping me gain confidence in cooking. I want recipe for Grill Sandwiches and also the way how to cook it.

By:

Parnit Singh Nahar  |  Show Response  |  Hide

Response :

No my dear, its not me but your sheer passion to learn that helped you gain confidence in cooking.

Recipe : Vegetable Grilled Sandwich

Ingredients :

  • Bread - 4 slices

  • Butter - 4 tsp

  • Cucumber, chopped - 1

  • Tomato, chopped - 1

  • Potato, boiled, chopped - 2

  • Onion, chopped - 1

  • Capsicum, chopped - 1

  • Ginger-Chili paste, optional - 1 tsp

  • Salt - to taste

  • Pepper powder - to taste

  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp

  • Cheese, optional - 50 gms

Method :

  • Evenly spread the butter over the bread slices.

  • Mix all the ingredients except cheese in bowl.

  • Spread the mixture evenly on two of the slices.

  • Grate the cheese and spread over the mixture.

  • Cover it with the buttered bread slice.

  • Grill them over 180C for 10 minutes or as per the instructions of the specific griller.

  • Serve them hot with any green chutney or ketch-up.

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Query:

... I just need something to munch on which is quick and easy to make and can be stored for 4-5 days.

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Madhusmita Panda, Beirut, Lebanon  |  Show Response  |  Hide

Response :

You being an expecting mother, it is always recommended to eat as fresh as possible. Among the two recipes provided, Orangey Carrot Cup cakes can be stored for 3-4 days.

Recipe : Orangey Carrot Cup Cakes

Ingredients :

  • Butter, softened - 100 gms

  • Castor sugar - 100 gms

  • Eggs, beaten - 2

  • Refined flour - 100 gms

  • Zest of orange - 1

  • Carrot, finely grated - 1

  • Sultanas - 50 gms

Method :

  • Heat oven to 180 C and line a 12-hole bun tin with paper cases.

  • Beat together the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and orange zest to a smooth mix, then stir in the carrot and sultanas.

  • Divide the batter between the paper cases.

  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden and springy to the touch.

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Recipe : Honey Nut Ricotta with Strawberry

Ingredients :

  • Ricotta Cheese - 200 gms

  • Honey - 2 tbsp or to taste

  • Roasted Almond - a handful

  • Strawberry - 12

Method :

  • Tip the ricotta cheese onto a large serving plate and drizzle with honey.

  • Sprinkle the almonds over and spread strawberries around the plate and start munching.

  • Though this item cannot be stored, but is easy to make and very  nutritious for expecting mothers like you.

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Query:

Do you know how to make spicy peanuts? If you do, can you write me the recipe? You know what I mean? The one hawkers sell in India. Spicy, hot peanuts. Here in UK, you get salted one in Supermarkets unless you drive along few miles in Indian grocery stores.

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Dr. Ravindra, London  |  Show Response  |  Hide

Response :

Recipe : Masala Peanuts

Ingredients :

  • Roasted Peanuts - 1 cup

  • Onion, finely chopped - 1

  • Coriander leaves, finely chopped - 1/4 cup

  • Oil - 1 tsp

  • Salt - to taste

  • Ginger-Chili paste - 1 tsp

  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp

Method :

  • Rub the peanuts between your palms so as to remove the skin and to break them into halves.

  • Mix all the ingredients.

  • This spicy peanuts goes best with cocktail and friends.

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Query:

Can you please find out the way to make Gujarati Khaman. I am not asking for Khaman Dhokla....

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Priti K Dave, California, USA  |  Show Response  |  Hide

Response :

First get your Khaman Dhokla ready. If you do not know, get the recipe in my free E-book titled "Gujarati Recipes". Once done, follow the following steps to have Khaman.

  • Do not add the tempering buttermilk or water to the dhokla.

  • Lightly crumble the dhoklas.

  • Garnish it with thin sev or bhujiya, coriander leaves and grated coconut.

  • Lightly toss them and Khaman is ready.

Query:

There is one thing I am looking forward to is to surprise my wife on Sunday by preparing a nice breakfast for her. Can you help? A simple to make recipe. Not cooked readily in a Maharshtrian kitchen.

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Rahul Pathak, Mumbai, Taiwan  |  Show Response  |  Hide

Response :

Good, I wish every hubby should take some interest in the process of cooking and should note that "Cooking Is Fun". Enjoy the following two recipes and surprise your wife.

Recipe : Mushroom Omelette

Ingredients :

  • Eggs - 2

  • Milk - 1 tbsp

  • Salt - to taste

  • Green Chili, chopped - 2

  • Onions, finely chopped - 1/2

  • Button Mushroom, thinly sliced - 5

  • Coriander Leaves, chopped - 1tbsp

  • Ghee - 1 tbsp

Method :

  • Beat the eggs thoroughly. Mix all the ingredients together except ghee.

  • Heat ghee in a frying pan. Pour the egg batter into it and spread evenly.

  • Let it cook on medium flame for 1-2 minute or till light brown in color.

  • Flip over and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

  • Serve hot.

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Recipe : Herb Cheese Toast

Ingredients :

  • Bread - 2 slice

  • Milk - 1/2 cup

  • Oil - 1 tsp

  • Cheese, grated - 25 gms

  • Spring Onion, finely chopped - 1 tbsp

  • Green chili, finely chopped - 1

  • Salt - to taste

  • Pepper powder - to taste

  • Thyme - a pinch (optional)

  • Oregano - a pinch (optional)

Method :

  • Heat oil in a pan.

  • Saute the spring onions and green chilies for a minute.

  • Add salt and pepper and stir.

  • Lower the heat, add milk. Let it come to boil.

  • Add all the other ingredients and stir vigorously for 30 seconds.

  • Keep it aside.

  • Toast the bread slice on a non-stick pan on low flame for a minute.

  • Flip the side, spread the cheese mixture evenly.

  • Cover it with the lid and let it cook on low flame for 1-2 minute.

  • Serve it hot.

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