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Cucumber Canapes

Cucumber Canapes
Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon grated onion 1 tablespoon minced chives 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon curry powder 1/8 teaspoon each dried oregano, thyme, basil, parsley flakes and dill weed 1 loaf (1 pound) white or rye
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Cheesy Egg Puffs

Cheesy Egg Puffs
Posted in : Eggs on by : Simmi Iyer

Sometimes, its really nice to have some variation to your eggs, one such recipe is the Cheesy egg puffs. So whenever you feel you are tired eating your regular boiled eggs or egg fry or omelette , why dont you try this !!! Ingredients 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms 4 green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon
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Crispy Fish and Chips

Crispy Fish and Chips
Posted in : Fish/Seafood on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients 4 cups frozen steak fries 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each) 1 to 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ( my cousin got this from US) 1 teaspoon mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs Cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 450°. Arrange steak fries
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Chicken Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Avocado Lettuce Wraps
Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients 6  Chicken Strips 6  Iceberg Lettuce 3 Avocado 1/2 cup Onion Chopped 1/2 cup Tomato Chopped Yogurt Cilantro Sauce (Optional) 1/2 cup Full fat or Greek Plain Yogurt 1/2 cup Cilantro 1 Green chili (optional) 1 tsp Lemon Juice 0.50 tsp Salt 1 Garlic (small clove) Instructions Heat the Chicken Strips according to the package directions. Assemble chicken, diced avocado, chopped onion, tomato, and yogurt cilantro sauce on the
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Potato Toast

Potato Toast
Posted in : Kids corner on by : Simmi Iyer

Potato Toast is an easy and quick evening snack. Mashed potato spread on bread and toasted like a normal toast. Kids would like this toast and sometimes I pack it for my son’s lunch too with some sliced fruits. This toast is a mess-free food and also serves as a great party appetizer. Kids Snacks…
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Shrimp coconut curry

Shrimp coconut curry
Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Shrimp coconut curry is a quick and flavorful side in just 30 minutes. Coconut milk adds a nice flavor and creamy texture to the curry, this curry pairs well with white rice, cauliflower rice, and quinoa. Ingredients 1 lb Shrimp Medium Size (Deveined and Peeled) 0.50 tbsp Coriander Powder 1 tsp Red Chili Powder or Paprika (to taste) 0.50 tsp Turmeric Powder 2 Tomatoes
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Cheesy Potato Crescent Rolls

Cheesy Potato Crescent Rolls
Posted in : Kids corner, Snacks/Breakfast on by : Simmi Iyer

These stuffed potato crescent rolls are an excellent lunch box recipe for the kids. You can use your own creative ideas on the stuffing, the sky is the limit. I use simple sliced boiled egg as a stuffing for my son’s lunch box when I am running out of the time. It is easy for
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FISH PUTTU- South Indian Style

FISH PUTTU- South Indian Style
Posted in : South Fields on by : Simmi Iyer

  Fish puttu is a popular dish in South India. It is a flavorful Indian style salmon recipe with onion, green chilies, and spices that goes well with rice.  1 lb SALMON 2 cup ONIONS RAW 4 no GREEN CHILIES 1 tsp GARLIC RAW 0.50 tbsp RED CHILI POWDER 1 tbsp CORIANDER POWDER 4 tbsp OIL 1 tsp FENNEL SEED 10 no CURRY LEAVES 0.25 tsp TURMERIC GROUND 2 tbsp CILANTRO (CORIANDER)LEAVES RAW”,”SALT TABLE”,”CILANTRO (CORIANDER)LEAVES RAW 1.50 tsp SALT
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Pomegranate Salad

Pomegranate Salad
Posted in : Salads on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients 10 ounces fresh baby spinach leaves 10 ounces arugula leaves ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 (10 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained 1 pomegranate, peeled and seeds separated Directions Step 1.Place the spinach and arugula leaves into a mixing bowl. Add the onion, mandarin oranges, and pomegranate seeds. Toss gently by hand to mix.
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Quinoa Salad with Crispy Tofu Cubes and Lime Vinaigrette

Quinoa Salad with Crispy Tofu Cubes and Lime Vinaigrette
Posted in : Salads on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 (12 ounce) package extra-firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons garlic powder ¼ cup vegetable oil 3 tablespoons olive
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How to look good without make-up

How to look good without make-up
Posted in : Beauty/Lifestyle on by : Simmi Iyer

1/7.Natural ways to look good without make-up We can’t get enough of looking good with make-up every time we step out. Be it a bright lipstick color or a swipe of concealer to hide your acne, don’t we woman rely on make-up every day? And that’s when we start believing that we hardly look good
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Special Deviled Eggs

Special Deviled Eggs
Posted in : Eggs on by : Simmi Iyer

Making deviled eggs with relish gives them a sweet and tangy flavor that’s fairly typical of Southern-style deviled eggs. But add a little horseradish, too, and you’ve got deviled eggs with a special kick to them. To keep from adding too much moisture to the filling, drain extra liquid from the relish and horseradish before
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Mexican Guacamole

Mexican Guacamole
Posted in : Salads, Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients 2 avocados, peeled and pitted 1 cup chopped tomatoes ¼ cup chopped onion ¼ cup chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (Optional) salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Step 1. Mash avocados in a bowl until creamy. Step 2. Mix tomatoes, onion, cilantro, lemon juice, and
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Russian Cabbage Rolls with Gravy

Russian Cabbage Rolls with Gravy
Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Stuffed cabbage rolls are very popular in Russia and are a staple in people’s diet, especially during the winter months. This version is stuffed with rice and mixed ground meat. You can substitute ground turkey for a lighter version. Ingredients 1 medium head cabbage 2 ½ cups water, divided ¾ cup uncooked white rice 3 tablespoons
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Veg Korma

Veg Korma
Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

This is an easy and exotic Indian dish. It’s rich, creamy, mildly spiced, and extremely flavorful. Serve with naan and rice. Ingredients 1 ½ tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small onion, diced 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 potatoes, cubed 4 carrots, cubed 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and sliced 3 tablespoons
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