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Friday Chat With Bloggers - Shama From Easy2cookrecipes

My journey of Friday chats with bloggers started this January and happy to receive lots of love and response from everyone. It’s been really pleasure to have my blogger friend’s chat and recipe in my space. I love and respect each and everyone comments which they share about my blog and really working on it to improve mine by adding few more recipes…
And coming to my today’s guest…
Shama , a very energetic blogger and lovely mother of 2 beautiful kids from easy2cookrecipes. She entered into this beautiful blogging world at 2008 and her journey still continues with yummy, innovative and delicious recipes. I really wonder the time she spends with blogging along with her kids and of course that shows her passion in cooking. While surfing her space, I was really amazed with the loads of recipes hidden and felt like home with all traditional recipes. Her space looks very perfect with clear explanation and measurements.  I personally loved all her recipes and as usual listing my few most favo…

Dhokar Dalna - SNC Challenge

Being a south Team member in our SNC Challenge ( created by Divya Pramil ) got a lovely opportunity to try this delicious and traditional Bengali recipe. Have to thank Pinky from Esho Bosho Aahare for introducing such an excellent recipe. Very tasty and perfect with hot rice. Check out our North Team Challenge recipe Qubhani kameetha hosted by Roha from Hyderabadi Cuisine.

For Lentil Cakes :
1 Cup Channa Dal½ Cup Split yellow peas½ Cup Coconut, grated1 Tsp Ginger paste½ Tsp Hing1 Tsp Onion seeds / Kalonji2 Green chillies¼ Tsp Baking sodaSalt to taste½ Tsp Turmeric powder2 Tbsp OilOil for Frying
For Curry :
4 Potatoes, cubed1 Tomato, finely chopped3 Green chillies, slitted1 Tsp Red chilli powder1 Tbsp Garam masala powder1 Tsp Jeera Powder½ Tsp Turmeric powder¼ Cup Cashew and Raisin paste2 Cup Coconut Milk1/2Cup Coconut, Grated1 Tbsp Ginger paste¼ Tsp Hing2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds1 Bay leafSalt to tasteOil
Method :
For Lentil cakes:
Soak channa dal and yellow split peas for 4-5 ho…

Bottle Gourd & Sprouts Curry

Ingredients: 1 Cup Bottle gourd, grated½ Cup Mixed Bean Sprouts1 Onion, Finely Chopped2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped1 Tsp Chilli powder1 Tsp Coriander powder½ Tsp Jeera Powder¼ Tsp Turmeric powder½ Tsp Garam Masala powder1 Tbsp OilSalt to taste

Method: Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onion.Sauté for couple of minutes and add the chopped tomatoes.Fry them together for 3-4 minutes or till tomatoes turns mushy or soft.Add Turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and Jeera powder.Mix well and cook till the raw smell goes off.Now add the grated bottle gourd and mixed beans sprouts.Mix well and add water along with the salt.Cook for 5 minutes in a medium flame or till the gravy consistency occurs.Garnish with coriander leaves or curry leaves and remove from the flame.

Serving Options :
Serve hot with Rice or any Indian breads.

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Friday Chat With Bloggers - Linsy Patel From Home Cook Food

Hi all….

Sorry for the delayed Friday Chat Post.... Am travelling to my native and finding very difficult to connect internet so taking break for a week... Gonna miss u all and blogging :)

OK let us meet our today’s guest…. Linsy Patel from Home Cook Food in our blogging world!!!

Lovely blogger and known as kitchen queen in our blogging world has lots of unique and interesting recipes in her blog...  And also her blog filled with lots of awards... Congrats dear :) Simple, neat and perfect blog with clear explanation..

So ready to know more about her favorites....    
Before that let me share my favorite recipes of her...

Offlate I started craving vada pav and started eating almost every week with icecream.. . Hot and cold…yummy right :) And guess what.... the very first recipe I viewed in her space was vada pav.. What a timing :) Her recipe method is also very interesting..not like the regular one… Excited to know?? Click Vada pav…  

And her blog has few nutella recipes too like Nutel…

Mango Raita - Try My Recipes

Perfect way to beat the heat is with curd…well, that’s common but adding summer special fruit or can also be called King of fruit in curd makes more delicious and flavorful…right? Yeah… Mango Raita is really very very tasty and refreshing which can be served with Spicy briyani or Pulao. Personally I loved the flavor so completed the bowl as such J . Have to thank Meenu for posting such a refreshing raita and hosting an interesting event “ TRY MY RECIPES “ through which Am getting a chance of trying her recipes…
Click HERE to her original recipe...
Wanna join her event and try her recipes??  Just Click HERE…. You will be redirected...Hurry!!! Only few more days left..

Ingredients: 1 Mango Ripe1 Cup CurdSugar to taste

Method: Take one cup of curd in a bowl and blend well using fork or hand blender.Peel the skin of mango and remove the flesh part.Finely chop them and add to the beaten curd.Add sugar and mix well.Serve chill.

Serving Options:
Serve chill with Spicy briyani or Pulao.

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Moti Channa - Try My Recipes

Simple and delicious snack from Meena’s blog. Perfect evening snacks which can be served with hot tea or coffee.. Click HERE for the original recipe.
Just one week left for the event in meena's space...Hurry!! Try her recipes and get a chance to win an exciting prize... Click HERE for more details.
Ingredients: 2 Cups Gram Flour / Kadalai Maavu2 Tbsp Chilli powderA pinch of hingSalt to taste2 Tsp Ajwain1 ½ Cups Water2 Tsp Oil for kneadingOil for frying

Method: Add flour followed by chilli powder, hing, ajwain, salt and oil in a bowl.Add water little by little and prepare sticky tight dough.Heat oil in a pan and use big perforated spoon/ ladle called Jarani in tamil to prepare moti channa.Now place the ladle in top of kadai and spread the dough using hand.Press it so that the moti channas falls into the hot oil. (Be careful at this stage).Fry it in a medium flame until they turn into golden brown and crisp.Repeat the process for the remaining dough.Remove and drain the excess oil using…

Friday Chat With Bloggers - Priya Anandakumar from Priyas Virundhu

Happy Friday Friends :)
My today’s guest is Priya Anandakumar from priyasvirundhu who started her blogging life few months back but in short time her blog filled with lots n lots of delicious recipes ( Real Virundhu like her blog title )… Very energetic blogger who posts nearly 50yummy recipes in a month... Amazing right :) Her blog looks very perfect, neat with step by step presentation and lovely tempting pics. Don’t miss her blog!! Happy to share my few favorites from her blog….
Here it is…
Pineapple Pancake
Rawa Sooji Puttu
Eral Thokku 
Guacamole Avocado Sauce
Sura Puttu
Besan flour dosa with Zucchini
This is not all…. Click HERE to enter into her lovely foodie blog to view all her delicious recipes…
Now over to Priya A….

First of all I would like to thank Mrs. Priya Satheesh for inviting me for the Friday chat. I did not even imagine she will invite me for the chat. Thank you very much Priya Satheesh , I am so overwhelmed with joy because this is my first guest post and a great encouragemen…