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Vibrant mango salsa

Vibrant mango salsa

0 of 5 10 Minutes 3 Cups

The  green manga is something all we Indians love. Our love for this seasonal treat reverberates in every home in the form of many tongue tickling dishes and ear tickling...

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Star fruit preserve

Star fruit preserve

4.7 of 5 45 Minutes 3-4 jam jars

My mother was an avid bonsai enthusiast ! Her adorable bonsais sprouted mandarins , cherries and on occassion even a star fruit. That was when ,as a little girl ,...

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Elaneer Kozhambhu

Elaneer Kozhambhu

4 of 5 20 Minutes 5 cups

I love tender coconut ,especially during the summer months. It cools and refreshes instantly. It’s perfect for replenishing all the salts lost due to dehydration. Usually I only rely on...

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Peanut chutney

Peanut chutney

0 of 5 20 Minutes 200 gms

Don’t we all just love peanuts !?! Our Indian food uses peanuts in so many dishes,in various ways. The crunch of a roasted peanut or the lightness of boiled peanuts...

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Balamurali Snacks -Coimbatore -article in the hindu ,metroplus edition

Balamurali Snacks -Coimbatore -article in the hindu ,metroplus edition

  Roadside eateries can surprise you with some really tasty, like crisp and golden samosas, writes SHANTHINI RAJKUMAR   How many of us can resist biting into a hot flaky samosa? Especially one that was bought by a thoughtful brother! Certainly, not me. This treat doesn’t really need an occasion. Our biking buddy Deepak Samuel […]

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Boiled egg and soldiers-article in the hindu newspaper-metroplus

Boiled egg and soldiers-article in the hindu newspaper-metroplus

When boiled perfectly and served with fingers of buttery toast, the everyday egg can be a gourmet experience   A cup of morning joy Boiled egg and toast   Holiday food need not necessarily be fancy or complicated fare. Even the humble boiled egg can turn out to be a tasty treat. As kids our […]

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Silicone rubber bakeware

Silicone rubber bakeware

            Hues in the kitchen   May 21, 2015 08:49 PM , By Shanthini Rajkumar     Brands are tripping over each other in trying to add a fun quotient to mundane baking paraphernalia. Photo: Special Arrangement   Shanthini Rajkumar finds the eye-popping colours of the silicone baking-ware range irresistible […]

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Coconut blossom sugar- article in the hindu metroplus

Coconut blossom sugar- article in the hindu metroplus

It may have the same calorific count as refined sugar, but in nutrition the prettily-named coconut blossom sugar is far healthier   I like sugar in my mug of coffee. I can’t bear the thought of drinking the brew unsweetened. Hence, I am always on the lookout for natural sugars to use in place of […]

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