Sunday, December 29, 2013

TOP 10 POST OF 2013



 First of all,  a big  thank you  to all my visitors and followers tor your continued support without which I  can't go this far. I can't tell you how inspiring it is when I receive comments from readers who have tried my recipe and love it.

I just can't believe that my Eggless Marble Banana Cake was a favorite for two consecutive years. Despite being the easiest and no fuss recipe, it has attracted some of my readers to try it out.

Another recipe that was most tried and get positive feedback   was Spiral Apple Bread.  This recipe along with others who have tried it became  HBG  cover page after I posted it on their Facebook.


Below is the list that make up my Top 10 Post of 2013. Click on the title of each post to see the recipe.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

BREAD UPMA



Upma is a simple yet comforting dish originated from South India.  Now I want to make use of my leftover bread slice. The perfect way to clear those is making  this  Bread Upma.

For this recipe, the cubed bread is  fried along with various seasonings and vegetables are often added during the cooking process, according to your preference.

Since Bread Upma is fully spiced, you don't any gravy at all.  The flavor has a depth character and distinction. This quick meal is best served during breakfast or brunch.

BREAD UPMA
Serves :  3-4

6-8 slices bread cut into small
1 big onion chopped
2 green/red chili sliced thinly
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seed
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 large tomato diced
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
2 tablespoon oil
salt to taste



METHOD

Heat the oil, when heated add in  mustard seed. When they pop, add the cumin seed, onion and green chili.

When onion turns  translucent add the tomato, carrot and salt. Cook until tomato turns soft.

Now add the chili powder, turmeric and cilantro, stir well.

Mix in bread pieces and stir until bread is fully coated with spices.

Remove and serve. Garnish with cilanto.


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Sunday, December 15, 2013

CHOCOLATE SESAME COOKIES

Chocolate Sesame Cookies Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com



Chocolate Sesame Cookies Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com


Create perfect cookies to grace your holiday table with this recipe. You can experiment with fruits, nuts, seeds for unique cookies flavors.

Am sharing with you my Chocolate Sesame Cookies that use sesame seeds in the dough  also as a topping.   Sesame seeds add extra nuttiness and compliment the cookies perfectly.

You can get around 35-40 cookies if  you roll them  into  1/2 in ball.  Use vegan margarine if you prefer to make them dairy free and suitable for vegans.

Monday, December 9, 2013

MY GUEST POST @ SIMPLY SWEET HOME



Hi friends.

Today is my first  ever guest post at Jerri of Simply Sweet Home.

Are you looking for cookies recipe to grace your holiday table?  I am sharing  this   Chocolate Sesame

Cookies recipe. These are buttery,  loaded with  sesame seeds and so addictive.

For details and recipe,  head over to   Simply Sweet Home   also check out Jerri's wonderful recipes/.

Thanks  Jerri for this opportunity, sending you my heartfelt wishes for a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year. May you have a great time!


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Sunday, December 1, 2013

STIR FRIED PASTA



Stir Fried Pasta Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com


Once a while we love to eat pasta especially a stir fried ones. We will devour any kind of  pasta  that is long and spicy. While we do have a typical pasta sometimes I mix things up with pasta from different countries. I make sure they have more fiber and other nutrients.

You can always use less chili paste for a  milder version.  Anyway, we like ours to be super spicy, in fact I had used bird's eye chili for this recipe.

This meal is delicious and ready in minutes.  Feel free to substitute any type of meat or vegetables to this dish or skip the meat altogether.

Stir Fried Pasta Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com