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Coconut Biscuitpara/ Coconut Cracker

Coconut Biscuitpara/ Coconut Cracker is a variation of traditional Indian snack “shankarapara”. It is healthy, is baked and is made with wholewheat flour and oats. It is made by adding  coconut and sugar to the flour. It is flavored with fennel seeds and cardamom powder. You can also deep fry instead of baking. It is …

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Undhiyu (Gujarati Style Mixed Vegetables)

  Undhiyu is a seasonal dish made in Gujarat a state of India, during winters with all mixed vegetables such as lima beans (vaal), surati papdi ( indian beans), green pigeon peas (tuvar dana), purple yam, small brinjals, sweet potato, raw banana, potato, muthia – fenugreek dumplings (dumplings/fritters made with fenugreek leaves and spiced chickpea …

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Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa is a nonfried variation of samosa dish made with an outer covering made with spinach and stuffed with spicy paneer (cottage cheese) filling. It is baked and a perfect treat for people avoiding the deep fried food. Click for the for  regular baked samosa below: Baked Samosa You can this try out …

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Baklava

Baklava is made from layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts such as walnuts, pine nuts, pistachios, and almonds and held together by syrup or honey. It is a very rich dessert. Baklava is usually made in a large pan. The layers of filo pastry are laid out and butter or oil is applied …

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Eggless Sooji Mawa Cake/ Eggless Semolina Cake

Eggless Sooji Mawa Cake/Eggless Semolina Cake is a very easy recipe for beginners in baking. It uses very simple ingredients and simple home utensils. My mother used to prepare the eggless sooji cake when we were young. It was very basic with few ingredients available at homes such as ghee, sooji, curd, milk, and sugar. …

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