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22 April, 2020

Chocolate-Almond Banana Cupcake

Chocolate-Almond Banana Cupcake
Posted in : American, Appetizers & Snacks, Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Continental, Paleo Breakfast, Paleo Dessert, Paleo Snack, Vegan on by : sujeesha
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Banana bread, I’m pretty sure, is the ultimate reason bananas exist on the planet. Whenever you see bananas go soft and freckly, banana bread is the answer. I couldn’t find my bread pan yesterday and these cupcakes were born! I’m glad ‘coz cupcakes make portions manageable, don’t you think? This recipe is heavily influenced by
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3 March, 2020

Tempeh Rolls with Veggies

Tempeh Rolls with Veggies
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Dinner, Gluten Free, Japanese, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Fun fact: I had not even heard of tempeh until a week ago. Shocking but true because i don’t really eat vegan food outside and apparently tempeh is a go-to protein source for a lot of vegans. This tempeh roll is my new found favorite! I started doing a 21 day cleanse couple of days
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9 January, 2020

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Deep Fried, Gluten Free, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu on by : sujeesha

Medhu vadai or ulundhu vadai is one of my favorite snacks growing up. Its so versatile, after you enjoy hot crispy vadas for breakfast, any leftovers can be converted to sambar vada or dahi vada for a completely different breakfast next morning. I will post recipes for those late Grinding the batter in an Indian
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11 September, 2017

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the
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13 June, 2017

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Chamorro, Deep Fried, Desserts & Sweets, Filipino, Pacific Island food, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Ever since i came across this dish while looking for Chamorro desserts, i’ve been dying to make these. This is a very simple Filipino dish that migrated to Guam and has different variations. What i like about Lumpias is that they are not too sweet but delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. Jackfruit
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28 March, 2010

Egg sandwich

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Bread, Breakfast, Egg, Tamil Nadu on by : sujeesha

Ingredients: Bread slices – 8 (preferably multi-grain bread or whole wheat)Eggs – 2 (hard-boiled and shelled)Big onion (small) – 1 (finely chopped)Fat-free, egg-less mayonnaise – 1/2 cup (or as required)Pepper powder – 1 tspSalt to taste Method of preparation:1. Take the finely chopped onion in a wide bowl.2. Add finely chopped egg whites to the
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13 March, 2010

Masala Paniyaram

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Chettinad, Dinner, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Small onions – half cup (finely chopped)Green chilies – 1 (finely sliced into roundels)Curry leaves – 1 sprig (roughly chopped)Grated coconut – 2 tbspMustard seeds – 1 tspUrad dhal – 2 tbspCoriander leaves – a handful (roughly chopped)Oil – 2 tbsp Method of preparation:1.Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok/kadai.2.Add the mustard seeds, urad dhal
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