25 January 2016

Fruited Salsa

This is something Healthy and ideal for the hot and scorching Summers!

Photo Credits : She Knows Food & Recipes

Original Recipe : Suleakha.com

Finely diced peeled firm-ripe papaya - 1 cup
Finely diced peeled firm-ripe mango - 1/2 cup
Finely chopped white onion - 1/3 cup
chopped fresh cilantro - 3 tspns
Fresh orange juice - 1 tspn
Fresh lime juice - 1 tspn
Minced fresh jalapeƱo chile, including seeds - 1 tspn
salt - to taste

Stir together all ingredients.

18 January 2016

Favourite Hollywood Movies

Here are my top favourite hollywood movies

10: My Fair Lady
9: Tangled
8: The Dark Knight Rises
7: Gone With The Wind
6: The Guns of Navarone
5: P.S. I Love You
4: The Bridge on the River Kwai
3: Now You See Me
2: Sound of Music

Aaaand my all time favourite IS:

Pretty Woman

QOTD: Which is Your favourite hollywood movie?

11 January 2016

Begun Pora Wrap

So, you all have tried Chicken Twister at KFC I guess - the Chicken wrap? And all you Bongs have grown up with a healthy dose of Begun Pora! So, here's a fusion of it :P Well, kinda!

Photo Credits : The Melting Pot Blog by Madhu

Original Recipe : The Melting Pot

For the Wrap:
Maida - 1 1/2 Cups
Dry Yeast - 1/2 Ttsp

For Begun Pora :
Brinjal - 1 large
Red Onion - 1/2 cup, chopped
Green Chili - 2, finely chopped
Garlic - 5 cloves, minced
Tomato - 1, diced
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
Mustard Oil - 1 tbsp

- Activate the dry yeast by adding it to 1/2 cup luke warm water and keeping it in a dark cool place for 15 minutes.
- Sift the flour and add a pinch of salt.
- Add the yeast and make a soft smooth dough and keep it aside for and hour or so.
- Make chappatti/roti out of the dough without cooking it on direct flame.
- Prick the brinjal all over and rub some oil on it.
- Roast on open flame, rotating frequently, till it is soft and charred. it takes about 25-30 minutes to cook.
- Let it cool for about 8-10mins minutes, then take the skin off.
- Knead it to make it into a smooth paste.
- Heat oil in a skillet. Add the chopped onion, a little salt and green chilli.
- Cook till the onion gets soft and oil begins to separate.
- Add the minced garlic and tomato and cook for 2-4 minutes more.
- Now add the mashed brinjal and cook it till its dry.
- Remove from heat and add the lemon Juice. (You can also add cilantro for some taste)
- Spread out the cooked brinjal on the Chapatti/Roti and sprinkle some black pepper for an added zing.
- Wrap it!

It is just that easy!

07 January 2016

Lime Cup

Photo Credits : TarlaDalal.com

Original Recipe: TarlaDalal.com

3 3/4 cups sweet lime (mosambi) juice
2 tbsp rose syrup
4 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp ginger (adrak) juice
crushed ice

Mix all the ingredients except the ice.
Serve in tall glasses with crushed ice.

04 January 2016

Favourite Bollywood Movies

Here are my top favourite bollywood movies

10. Don 2
9. A Wednesday
8: Black
7: Taare Zameen Par
6: Rock On
5: Chak De India
4: Kahani
3: Swades
2: Queen

Aaaand my all time favourite IS:

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge 

QOTD: Which is Your favourite bollywood movie?