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Kids Pizza

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This Kids Pizza is just a trial from deepsrecipes which turned out to be tasty .Topping can be anything you like,but here we are using egg omelet strips,bell peppers and lot of Mozzarella cheese.
This can be sent as a school snack too.If you want the normal Pizza recipe pleaseclick here.
Ingredients
For the Pizza dough
All purpose flour-1-1/2 cups
Whole meal-1/2 cup
Dry yeast -5g
sugar -2tsp
salt-to taste
Add 2 tbsp warm water to the yeast and 2 tsp sugar.Keep aside for 5 minutes.
Make a smooth dough with flour,yeast and salt by adding water carefully.
Keep aside for 30 minutes. Now after 30 minutes beat the dough with the back of your hand .Make big balls out of this and keep aside for 10 more minutes.Now these balls will become double in size. Ingredients for the Topping. Pizza sauce- Omelette cut into strips- Bell pepper -Chopped/if your kid is not a big fan of Bell peppers,you can even puree to make it go along with Mozzarella. Mozarella cheese Pepper and Oregano Method Of Preparation Take one ball f…

Kerala Fish Curry

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Fish- Any white fish-200g
Shallots-10-15nos
(Or you can use 1 chopped onion)
Ginger -Garlic paste-1tsp
Chilly powder-1tbsp
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Salt-to taste
Kokum-4-5nos
(You can use white vinegar instead)
Curry leaves-
Coconut oil-2tsp
Method Of preparation
In a sauce pan(If you have clay pot,like the one in the picture above,it's the best for this dish) pour
 1-1/2 cups of water.
Add all ingredients except Fish and coconut oil.
When it starts boiling,add the fish.
Let it cook for 3-5 minutes until the fish is tender and the sauce starts to thicken.
Pour the oil and add some more curry leaves.
Best curry with white rice/Tapioca.
This is a special,traditional delicacy from Kerala.

Battered Fish Recipe

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Fish -
All purpose flour-2tbsp
Eno Fruit Salt-1/2 tsp (You can also use baking powder )
Fennel powder-1-2 tsp
Paprika-1tbsp
Garlic paste-1/2 tsp
Salt-to taste
Oil-2tbsp(for shallow frying)
Mix all ingredients with warm water to get a thick batter.Dip fish pieces and shallow fry..

You can also serve this with finger chips or mashed potatoes.








Fish in Banana Leaf

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Kerala is the southern most state of India.This small place is a good tourist destination for those who love nature and serenity.Another attraction in Kerala is the food.Anyone who visits Kerala should try this fish fry.Fish in banana leaf (called "Meen Pollichathu" in the regional language,Malayalam) is a special delicacy available in House boats of Kerala.

Come,feel a bit of the God's own country,KERALA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axHn7KDxM8U&feature=related

Any Kerala style fish fry is delicious ,but this recipe is the king of all.

This fish fry is healthy since this is cooked, wrapped in banana leaf thus making it less oily.You can use aluminium foil to wrap the fish and instead of frying,bake it in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
INGREDIENTS
Any big fish-Pearl spot fish/King fish-2 nos (here I have used King fish)
Onion-1 small
Shallots-1 cup
Garlic-4 cloves
Curry leaves-use liberally
Chilly powder-2 tbsp(add less if you don't want spicy…

Indian Pudding Recipe

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Bengal gram has low glycemic index and can be included under weight loss diet. In that aspect,this recipe is a fresh option for those under weight loss regime.I am so happy to share this wonderful dessert from India.
INGREDIENTS Split Bengal gram(skinless)- 1 cup Jaggery-200 g Milk(low fat)- 1/2 cup Coconut milk(thin)-3 cups Thick coconut milk-1/2 cup Cumin powder-2 tsp For Garnish Cashew nuts Raisins Ghee-1tsp Method Of Preparation 1.Wash and soak split bengal gram seeds for 30 minutes.
Cook it(split bengal gram(also called Chana dal in Hindi)) until its almost mushy.Use a pressure cooker for this. 2.Now in a non stick pan,add the cooked bengal gram along with melted jaggery and stir until the mixture cooks well in jaggery and starts coming out from the pan.
Once it's ready,the texture will be like the one in the picture below. Now add in 1 cup of low fat milk and mix well. When the mixture turns almost dry,pour in 3 cups of thin coconut milk. Add in 2 tsp cumin powder. Cook until …

Special Laddoo

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This is a low calorie,vegetarian recipe.Specially made with all nutritious,low fat ingredients. This can be a great healthy,energy giving snack for kids. We are using semolina,almonds,bran flakes etc;for this reason,this laddoo can be a choice for those on diet. Sugar used in recipe is not a negative point compared to the other important ingredients like bran.Bran is a vital substance that provide dietary fiber and essential fatty acids. INGREDIENTS Semolina-1 cup Bran flakes-1/2 cup Almonds-1/4 cup Sugar-As per required Dry Coconut-2 tbsp Cardamom powder-1tsp Low fat milk-2 tbsp Pistachios for garnishing. Method Of preparation Fry semolina on medium heat in a dry pan.
Add the powdered bran flakes ,almond powder,cardamom,coconut and sugar. Stir it for 2-3 minutes.Now add low fat milk and mix well until it gets cooked. When it is still warm make balls and garnish with nuts. HEALTHY EATING!!!













Strawberry Short Cake Recipe

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Today,Deepsrecipes is sharing,the MOST FAMOUS STRAWBERRY SHORT CAKES...!!! Short cake recipe has many variations.This one is a very quick ,delicious method, tried and tested and the results were great.Sharing this wonderful recipe here. You can even use this as a simple birthday cake.
Ingredients For the short cake Flour-2cups Baking powder-1tbsp Sugar-5tbsp Butter-80 g Oil-1tbsp Buttermilk-1 cup  Vanilla essence-2tsp For Filling Fresh Strawberry-8-10 no Sugar-2tbsp Heavy Cream-1cup Vanilla essence-1tsp Icing sugar-2 tsp Crush the strawberries with fingers and add in the sugar.Keep this refrigerated for 30 minutes-1 hr.
Method of preparation Mix all dry ingredients for the cake. Cut  the butter into the dry flour mixture and mix with fingers until the mixture is coarse. Pour in the buttermilk little by little and make a thick batter.(Thicker than usual cake batter) Now bake for 30-40 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 degrees or until the top turns golden brown. Cool the cake well.
Filling Beat the cream,icing…

Masala Chicken

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Masala Chicken is a special recipe from deepsrecipes.Here we are preparing a masala which gives all the taste to the curry.This masala is closely related to the dry masala that Tribal people make and carry with them when they travel from one place to another in the forest.Once they get any animal they mix the masala and cook it right away.But the taste is so authentic and lip smacking. But this recipe is just a trial from deepsrecipes.We can make the masala beforehand and can store it refrigerated. So try this and enjoy the juicy,spicy chicken! Don't forget to comment here.!! Ingredients Chicken-500 g  For the Special masala- Onion-2big Ginger-1 small piece Garlic-4-5 cloves Tomato-1 big Coriander dry seeds-1tbsp Red chilly dry-8-9 no Pepper corns-1 tsp Salt-to taste Curry leaves- Fry all these ingredients in 1 tbsp oil.Grind it into a fine paste. Coat the chicken with the masala.
Pour 1/2 cup water and cook well in a nonstick pan.Stir occasionally. Cook until all the water dries up …