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To many singles, finding true love is like a catch

To many singles, finding true love is like a catch 22. On one hand you don’t want to continue making a bed for one; on the other you can’t stand any more of those horrible dates with people you have nothing in common with. You clearly need some expert help but what can love experts do to help you find Mr. or Mrs. Right? To some,a free love psychic reading at Kasamba might seem like an interesting thing to try but not a solution to an ailing love life. Matters of the soul and spirit don’t necessarily seem all that connected to your dating experience. Well, the fact is that your spiritual wellbeing strongly influences everything else in your life, and learning a bit more about yourself could be the best way to move a step closer to true love. What is Love? Before you even begin to explore your inner life and what might be stopping you from finding a partner in life, you might want to stop and ponder the nature of love. What is love? This is an important question because many forget to differentiate between love and infatuation. When you are looking for a life partner you are actually looking for real love, the kind of emotion that grows out of a long term companionship. Love is often described as the feeling you have when you give, such as when you give to your children or your parents of your time and energy. The more you give, the more you love. Seen in this light it becomes apparent that you need to understand what you can give and what you are looking

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After a couple has been together for a while, they

After a couple has been together for a while, they may feel like there is no need to keep the romance alive. Here are 4 ways you can keep the love alive and burning hot! The tips are provided by the Cupid.com – online dating site members who’ve participated in a survey. All too frequently, we find ourselves in a relationship that was once full of passion but is now a lackluster partnership. Our great romances tend to fail because we stop being spontaneous, we stop trying to court out love, and we just settle into a routine. No matter how well-intentioned you may be, you may find it difficult trying to find new ways to show your love how much you adore them. It is the little signs of love and affection that seems to fall to the wayside. You no longer whisper sweet nothings into their ear, your dinners consist more of take out or something quick rather than a decadent meal that took more than 15 minutes to prepare. Even if you still do these things, they lose their impact if they are done too frequently or that is all we

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1) What should a woman do if... by Mohammad Awais

1) What should a woman do if she finds herself alone in the company of a strange male as she prepares to enter a lift in a high-rise apartment late at night? Experts Say: Enter the lift. If you need to reach the 13th floor, press all the buttons up to your destination. No one will dare attack you in a lift that stops on every floor. 2) What to do if a stranger tries to attack you when you are alone in your house, run into the kitchen. Experts Say: You alone know where the chili powder and turmeric are kept.And where the knives and plates are. All these can be turned into deadly weapons. If nothing else, start throwing plates and utensils all over. Let them break.

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A poor couple who lived in a small village in Sout

A poor couple who lived in a small village in Southern KENYA. They had only one son. Gave him the education they managed.. Son graduated as an Engineer in the nearby University.. Eventually, got married to a rich girl. Initially, they lived with his parents in the village. Soon the wife got tired of village life and persuaded the husband to move to the city leaving the old parents in the village. As time passed by the husband saw an advert in the newspaper about a vacancy in Juba (Sudan). The Mother prayed for him a blessing and told him not to forget them. He was successful

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Home Remedies for High Choles... by Mohammad Awais

Home Remedies for High Cholesterol High cholesterol often is caused by unhealthy lifestyle choices like a diet high in saturated fats and lack of adequate physical activity. Factors such as obesity, smoking, excessive drinking, aging (arteries tend to narrow with age), genetics, and certainunderlying conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney or liver disease also increase the risk of developing this problem. Cholesterol is a fatty substance present in your blood that is needed for building and maintaining cell membranes, converting sunshine to vitamin D, and other important functions. However, a high level of cholesterol, also called hypercholesterolemia, is unhealthy and can lead to serious and even fatal health problems. Cholesterol tends to accumulate along artery walls and increases your risk of developing heart disease. Usually, blood cholesterol levels should remain below 200 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter of blood). It is considered borderline high when it is between 200 and 239 mg/dL, and when it increases to 240 or higher mg/dL it is regarded as high cholesterol. Enjoying a bowl of oatmeal is an easy yet effective way to reduce your cholesterol levels. It is full of soluble fiber and reduces the absorption of cholesterol and lowers bad cholesterol levels. One and one-half cups of cooked oatmeal or one cup of oat bran contain approximately three grams of soluble fiber, beta-glucan. You can also add fruits and nuts such as apples, bananas, strawberries, and walnuts to your oatmeal for added health benefits. 7. Oatmeal Mostly, a test called lipoprotein profile is used to test the cholesterol levels in terms of total cholesterol (the sum of HDL, LDL and VLDL), HDL, LDL and triglycerides. Of these, HDL, or high density lipoprotein, is considered good because it carries cholesterol to the liver where it can be broken down and reprocessed. Although it is good for that reason, your body needs a certain amount of HDL to perform its function fully. Those with low levels of HDL are considered at higher risk of developing heart disease. LDL, or low density lipoprotein, on the other hand, is considered bad. It is the cholesterol that tends to build

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5 Life Lessons Learned After Divorce

5 Life Lessons Learned After Divorce I thought I had my life planned.  Since I was a junior in high school, I knew I was going to marry my high school sweetheart, have two children and teach.  We went to the same college, I got a job teaching kindergarten and we had two beautiful boys.  Everything seemed to be going according to plan, but the truth was year after year I was becoming more and more miserable. I was stubborn though and determined to make the marriage work, so for many years I pretended to be happy. When my youngest son was just 8 months old we decided that it was time to get a divorce.  The life I knew disappeared overnight.  The routines, the income, the support all vanished. For the first time in my life there was a major change of plans.  While at first it was painful to end the marriage, it was also strangely freeing.  I began to ask myself questions about what I truly liked.  What were the meals I wanted to have for dinner?  How did I want to decorate the house?  What hobbies did I want to do?  Up until that time I allowed myself to follow my husband.  I had thought of myself as half of the couple, but now I was a whole in and of myself.

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Silence and Introversion

Silence and Introversion As a child, I grew up with extroverted parents. I found myself surrounded by people who found comfort in spoken words, and viewed silence as a treacherous and inhumane quality, but to their alarm; I turned out to be a quiet and thoughtful introvert. My silence always caused me to be viewed as an outsider, an aberration, a person that needed to be changed. My silence was misunderstood by my friends, my family, and even by the vast majority of strangers. I thought I needed to metamorphose into a different creature, one that was alien to my nature, because people made me think that I was “broken”, that my silence would stop me from making friends, being successful, from changing the world and helping people.

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How to Find Beauty From Grief

How to Find Beauty From Grief It was 9:25 am ET and my office phone rang. Picking up, I was surprised to hear my stepdad’s voice on the other line. It was 6 am on the West Coast. “Jill, your mom is dead.” Me: “What are you talking about?! Why are you saying this?! Are you joking??” Him: “I’m sorry. I found her this morning.” I don’t really remember how I signed off, but I hung up and began to sob….I couldn’t catch my breath. She was 59. I didn’t know this then, but the autopsy would later list her cause of death as “complications due to alcohol use.” In recent years past, I’d actually said to my husband, “I wish she’d just die.” These words were coming from the child of an alcoholic. One who’d been dealing with the crap one has to deal with when in a relationship with an addict for 25 years. Now, here I was, faced with her death, and I was devastated.

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Things I Learned from Taking a Gap Year after Univ

Things I Learned from Taking a Gap Year after University When I graduated from high school, a lot of my friends decided to wait a few months before they started college. I had been accepted into the Liberal Arts program at my mother’s Alma mater and I could not wait to get started. So, I moved on campus later that summer and started my classes in the fall. I figured that continuity in my education would keep me focused. While it was not always a breeze, my four years at the university was everything I hoped it would be. I had fascinating professors who had a lot of experience in the areas they taught and they impressed their enthusiasm in my mind. I had so many ideas of what I wanted to do as a career, and that was one of the reasons I got my BA in Liberal Arts. I could take that foundation to graduate school and apply it to just about any program. I spent a lot of time getting career advice from my advisor and from my professors. One of the things that most of my professors told me was to take some time and get some real-world experience before I decided on a career. I could get a feel for different interests and talk to others who were in the field. Fortunately, my parents started a college fund for me years ago and I also won a scholarship that paid for the majority of my schooling.

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How To Make Classic Ice Cream at Home

How To Make Classic Ice Cream at Home Knowing how to make a basic vanilla ice cream will serve you well in life. This is what makes a slice of birthday cake, a wedge of Thanksgiving pie, or even a simple banana split on a hot summer night feel extra special and extra memorable. Plus, once you master this recipe, you're well on your way to inventing your own flavors and making the ice cream of your dreams. Vanilla ice cream with an egg custard base isn't particularly hard, but it can feel that way the first time you make it. Here's a straightforward guide through all the tricky steps so you know exactly what to do and what to expect along the way. Making Ice Cream with an Egg Custard Base This ice cream is a classic, if not the classic. It uses egg yolks to both thicken the milky ice cream base and give the finished ice cream a richer taste and creamier mouthfeel. The more egg yolks you use, the richer and creamier your ice cream — use fewer yolks and your ice cream will taste lighter and more milky, but will also be a bit less smooth. Personally, I like a ratio of four yolks to three cups of dairy. I think this makes a solidly decadent ice cream without making it taste overly eggy. Watch Out for Curdled Eggs Using eggs to make ice cream, while delicious, does requires some caution. When heating the eggs along with the milk and sugar to make the base, it's easy for your attention to wander, resulting in little curdles of cooked egg in your ice cream. But never fear! There are a few built-in safeties to prevent this from happening: Temper the eggs: After warming the milk on its own, whisk just a small scoop of the hot milk into the eggs and sugar. This warms the eggs just a bit, making them less likely to curdle when you stir them into the pot with the rest of the milk and then start cooking everything over direct heat. Heat the base slow and low: Once you start cooking the ice cream base — the mix of milk, eggs, and sugar — on the stove, keep the heat low and heat everything slowly. Keep stirring, scraping the bottom and sides of the pot, so the mixture cooks evenly and the bottom doesn't scorch. It's tempting to turn up the heat to make this step go faster, but try to resist! Keep slowly cooking the base until it's thickened enough to coat the back of the spoon. Strain the finished custard: As a final fail-safe, just in case your eggs did start to curdle a little, strain the base before churning the ice cream. Any accidental bits of curdled egg will get caught in the strainer — not in your ice cream.

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veg pizza recipe

                               veg pizza recipe   prep time 2 hours 20 mins cook time 20 mins total time 2 hours 40 mins   veg pizza - vegetarian pizza recipe from scratch. author: dassana cuisine: italian serves: 3 medium sized pizzas or 2 large pizzas ingredients (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) for the pizza bread base: 2.5 to 3 cups all purpose flour/maida 1 cup warm water 2 teaspoon dry yeast ¼ tsp sugar or ¼ tsp honey 2 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp salt

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How to make Pizza at home by Mohammad Awais

    How to make Pizza at home How to make pizza at home – Italian Food   I have received a lot of requests to post homemade pizza recipe from scratch. I never buy store bought pizza base to make pizza as its a breeze to make the base. For those of you who want to learn how to make pizza at home, I have for you an easy pizza dough recipe that has never failed me. Many are intimidated to make pizza from scratch. Let me tell you that homemade pizza recipe is one of the easiest you can ever make and once you get down to making your own pizza at home, you will never buy ready made pizza base or order another takeaway. I guarantee.  The recipe that I follow is a no frills, an easy to make and ‘no rise’ pizza dough that can be prepared in less than an hour from start to finish. I prepare pizza sauce as and when I require in small portions. I like to add dried Italian herbs to the pizza dough which makes the pizza more flavorful. I usually like to make a thin crust pizza hence roll out the dough as thin as possible. The crust is crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. Home Made Vegetarian Pizza A favorite topping of mine is placing tomato slices all over the base and liberally sprinkle mozarella cheese and Italian herb seasoning. Simple and extremely flavorful. What are you favorite pizza toppings? Do share via the comment box. How to make Pizza at home Prep time: 60 min Cook time: 15 min Serves: 4 Main Ingredients: flour tomato cheese Ingredients

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How to make your own chocolate

How to make your own chocolate So, either you – or someone you love – loves chocolate.  That’s no surprise.  But what is surprising is that chocolate can actually be a health food. That’s right, we’ve written extensively about the benefits associated with eating chocolate. (Especially the kind that’s high in cocoa). Here’s a bit more about that: All About Chocolate Chocolate and tea: Antioxidant benefits However, for today, our mission is to make our own chocolate. You see, the type of chocolate we benefit from is not the milk chocolate stuff many of us call “chocolate.”  That’s actually “candy.” No, the type of chocolate we can benefit from is the really rich, high quality, low sugar chocolate that contains 85% or more cocoa. But there are a few problems with this type of chocolate. First, is that it’s often really hard to find. Next, there’s a huge taste difference between higher and lower quality. And finally, the higher quality brands are usually pretty expensive. So, to solve these issues, Precision Nutrition community member Kaisa decided to share her favorite raw chocolate recipe. The first step – raw cocoa Raw chocolate is made from cocoa beans which haven’t been roasted.

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Indian-style Pasta

Indian-style Pasta (Indian Vegetarian Pasta, Indian Flavored Pasta, Desi Masala Pasta, Spicy Pasta, Pasta cooked with Indian spices) I have got so many requests to share a pasta recipe with Indian spices. Pasta, as we all know originated in Italy. It has been found in Indian super markets for more than a decade now. During my college days, my brother and I used to just boil the pasta and mix it up with left over chicken curry. With a little additional salt and chili powder, it used to taste fantastic. So I was confident that pasta blends very well with Indian spices. I prefer making this Masala Pasta at home because I feel the pasta dishes served in restaurants with tomato sauce are too bland for my taste buds. Whenever I go to restaurants, I like to order Pasta with white sauce instead. This recipe of Indian style pasta is made with the basic Indian masala – onion tomato masala. You can jazz it up by adding vegetables or meat of your choice. Kids sometimes love plain pasta, so this is perfect. So try out the spicy masala pasta and enjoy. Ingredients

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Bed-wetting runs in our family

Bed-wetting runs in our family It all started very early one day – 2 am on 18 May 2009, to be precise. Rhea, our three-year-old daughter, who used to sleep between my wife and me had sat up on the bed and started crying. If you have a kid, you know how scary these things look when they cry in the dark. A three-year-old Rhea crying in bed at 2 am in the night was scary. The fact that I could feel thick blood on the bed sheet was scarier. Rushes of the movie Evil Dead appeared before my eyes. As I peered through the darkness to get a better glimpse of my daughter’s crying face, I noticed that my wife was also trying to do the same. “Why is she crying? Did you kick her in your sleep?” My wife asked nonchalantly. Before I could answer, she turned towards my three-year-old daughter and shouted: “Shut up, Rhea!” “No, I didn’t do anything! I can feel blood on the bed sheet.” At this Rekha jumped out of the bed at the speed which only a concerned mother can achieve, switched on the lights (and by mistake switched off the fan, which angered me …but more on that later) and stared at the bed sheet for a full five seconds. I was still gathering my wits. If you are a man, you do understand that being the breadwinner isn’t an easy job. I mean, being a home maker my wife does a lot of work …but gossip,

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10 ways to control high blood... by Mohammad Awais

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you might avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication. Here are 10 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down. 1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline Blood pressure often increases as weight increases. Being overweight also can cause disrupted breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea), which further raises your blood pressure.     Weight loss is one of the most effective lifestyle changes for controlling blood pressure. Losing just 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) can help reduce your blood pressure.     Besides shedding pounds, you generally should also keep an eye on your waistline. Carrying too much weight around your waist can put you at greater risk of high blood pressure.     In general:   Men are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 40 inches (102 centimeters). Women are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (89 centimeters).     These numbers vary among ethnic groups. Ask your doctor about a healthy waist measurement for you. 2. Exercise regularly Regular physical activity — at least 30 minutes most days of the week — can lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). It's important to be consistent because if you stop exercising, your blood pressure can rise again. If you have slightly high blood pressure (prehypertension), exercise can help you avoid developing full-blown hypertension. If you already have hypertension, regular physical activity can bring your blood pressure down to safer levels.

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Chicken biryani recipe easy chicken biryani in pot

Chicken biryani recipe easy chicken biryani in pot or pressure cooker easy chicken biryani in pot or pressure cooker that tastes delicious, flavorful and can be made in a jiffy. You can also find my video on how to make easy chicken biryani recipe at the end of this post. This is one of the recipes, i have tried my best to keep simple and explain well for the beginners so that you do not go wrong. I highly recommend beginners to watch the video which i have shared at the end of the post.   This can be prepared in a pot or casserole or pressure cooker too. You can use any ready made garam masala or biryani masala. Iam also sharing a instant biryani masala powder, if you do not have a readymade masala, you can make it in just few minutes.   This chicken biryani can be made under 30 minutes, one of the best for beginners, students or bachelors. If you do not have a blender for making ginger garlic paste, mince them well and with the bottom of a glass crush them on the chopping board.   To make chicken biryani in a pot or pressure cooker, you need to use curd to get the tang and to tenderize the chicken. You will be surprised at how easy and delicious this turns out to be.   Related recipe : hyderabadi chicken dum biryani step by step how to make easy chicken biryani recipe 1. Add chicken, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, masala powder, 1  ½ tbsp.curd/ yogurt, salt and turmeric to a pot. 2. Mix everything well and set aside. For how long to marinate depends on your convenience. The longer you marinate, the softer chicken it yields. But keeping it for at least 30 mins to 1 hour is suggested. You can also marinate the previous night or for few hours and refrigerate. Cover the bowl and wrap in a plastic bag / cover and refrigerate. 3. Wash rice and soak it for 30 minutes. Drain off the water completely and set aside.  Add oil to a pressure cooker or a heavy bottom pot or non stick. Saute cinnamon, cloves, shahi jeera, cardamoms until they begin to sizzle. If you have you can also use mace, dagad phool and star anise / star flower. 4. Add onions and fry until they turn transparent or golden is better if you

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How to Look Beautiful As a Te... by Mohammad Awais

How to Look Beautiful As a Teenage Girl Ever wondered how you can look stunning without trying to be older than you really are? Want to look beautiful and natural, without using too many bad chemicals for your skin? This is a guide on how to look beautiful as a teenager, no matter who you are! 1 Take care of your face. Wash twice daily, morning and evening. One of the best features a person can have is clean skin. Most teenagers have some pimples because of hormones which create excess sebum (oils) that tend to clog up the pores. Use a good acne cleanser or toner-moisturizer. If you have severe acne, seek a dermatologist (a doctor who specializes in skin-conditions). Some people prefer to make a lather (worked up on a cloth) using plain soap such as ivory. Use a clean, fresh wash-cloth every time -- not one that is being reused. Always wear oil-free sunscreen to avoid sunburn and/or sun irritation. Always use a high factor sunscreen to protect your skin and keep it healthy. Be gentle: Avoid injuring, scratching and smashing pimples to remove oil and black-heads. Also, consider taking vitamins which will not only help you maintain your complexion, but give stronger hair and nails. 2 Have clean hair. As mentioned above, find a hair care routine that suits your hair type. Some people find that they need to wash their hair daily, some people three or four times a week. Find a shampoo and conditioner that works for your hair, and stick to it. Take advantage of your natural attributes; if your hair is wavy, choose a haircut that suits wavy hair. Ask your stylist to help you pick a style that suits your face shape. You can straighten your hair if you want to. Do what looks good. Some days curl your hair. Consider getting side bangs. 3 Take

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How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Si... by Mohammad Awais

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast. However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied. If you don’t have iron willpower, then hunger will cause you to give up on these plans quickly. The plan outlined here will: Reduce your appetite significantly. Make you lose weight quickly, without hunger. Improve your metabolic health at the same time. Here is a simple 3-step plan to lose weight fast. 1. Cut Back on Sugars and Starches The most important part is to cut back on sugars and starches (carbs). These are the foods that stimulate secretion of insulin the most. If you didn’t know already, insulin is the main fat storage hormone in the body. When insulin goes down, fat has an easier time getting out of the fat stores and the body starts burning fats instead of carbs. Another benefit of lowering insulin is that your kidneys shed excess sodium and water out of your body, which reduces bloat and unnecessary water weight (1, 2). It is not uncommon to lose up to 10 pounds (sometimes more) in the first week of eating this way, both body fat and water weight. This is a graph from a study comparing low-carb and low-fat diets in overweight/obese women (3).   The low-carb group is eating until fullness, while the low-fat group is calorie restricted and hungry. Cut the carbs, lower your insulin and you will start to eat less calories automatically and without hunger (4). Put simply, lowering your insulin puts fat loss on “autopilot.” Bottom Line: Removing sugars and starches (carbs) from your diet will lower your insulin levels, kill your appetite and make you lose weight without hunger. 2. Eat Protein, Fat and Vegetables Each one of your meals should include a protein source, a fat source and low-carb vegetables. Constructing your meals in this way will automatically bring your carb intake into the recommended range of 20-50 grams per day.   Protein Sources: Meat – Beef, chicken, pork, lamb, bacon, etc. Fish and Seafood – Salmon, trout, shrimps, lobsters, etc. Eggs – Omega-3 enriched or pastured eggs are best. The importance of eating plenty of protein can not be overstated. This has been shown to boost metabolism by 80 to 100 calories per day (5, 6, 7). High protein diets can also reduce obsessive thoughts about food by 60%, reduce desire for late-night snacking by half, and make you so full that you automatically eat 441 fewer calories per day… just by adding protein to your diet (8, 9). When it comes to losing weight, protein is the king of nutrients. Period. Low-Carb Vegetables:   Broccoli Cauliflower Spinach Kale Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Swiss Chard Lettuce Cucumber Celery Don’t be afraid to load your plate with these low-carb vegetables. You can eat massive amounts of them without going over 20-50 net carbs per day. A diet based on meat and vegetables contains all the fiber, vitamins and minerals you need to be healthy. There is no physiological need for grains in the diet.   Fat Sources: Olive oil Coconut oil Avocado oil Butter Tallow Eat 2-3 meals per day. If you find yourself hungry in the afternoon, add a 4th meal. Don’t be afraid of eating fat, trying to do both low-carb AND low-fat

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How to make great coffee at home

How to make great coffee at home You don't need a fancy espresso machine to make a great cup of coffee at home – just a cafetiere and some freshly ground beans Many millions of words have been spilt on the subject of the perfect cup of coffee, the vast proportion confusing or downright contradictory. Here's a simple guide to good coffee at home. Equipment Let's be honest: good coffee depends heavily on equipment, which is why so many connoisseurs generally prefer to go out to a cafe with huge, shiny professional machines and baristas who have studied their craft in Milan and Melbourne, while their own over-complicated, underpowered espresso-makers gather dust in the kitchen. Espresso machines anyway, according to Victoria Moore in her superb How to Drink, are only good for making espressos, rather than the long lattes, flat whites and so on that many of us use them for, because – "coffee made in this way doesn't do much to showcase the bean itself". So, most

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Boondi raita recipe

Boondi raita recipe spiced boondi raita recipe with step by step  – cucumber raita, onion-tomato raita and boondi raita are three of the most sought after raitas in indian cuisine. its strange but true, that i don’t have much raita recipes on the blog. i make raitas almost everyday in summers and somehow i am not able to take pics and update on the blog.   boondi are tiny fried gram flour balls. they are very easy to make at home or otherwise they are available in most grocery or sweets shops. they are salted and crisp. boondi are often served with chaat recipes and in jaljeera or mixed in the pani (spiced water) of the pani puri. the unsalted boondi goes in the making of boondi ladoo or motichoor ladoo recipe.   these crisp tiny balls (boondi) are first soaked in warm water. as a result, they swell a little in size and become so soft. their enire crispiness is lost. they are squeezed of the excess water and then added to the spiced yogurt. so you have a spiced yogurt with the soft boondi melting in your mouth. boondi raita is very easy to make. you can serve it with any north indian dish. but mostly boondi raita goes very well with rice dishes like biryani or pulao and they actually pep them more. i served the boondi raita with biryani rice/kuska rice along with a muslim style aubergine/brinjal curry. i have used cashew yogurt to make it but you can use normal curd also. when hard pressed for time, you can just have the boondi raita with some steamed basmati rice along with a side veg salad. if you are looking

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BECOME A NATURAL BEAUTY

HOW TO BECOME A NAURAL BEAUTY We try to look beautiful, but sometimes end up looking a tad artificial. This article not only highlights the ideals of a natural beauty but also reflects on enhancing yourself, body, and mind.   Steps Believe that you are beautiful. There is nothing more beautiful than that. The most efficient way is by eating a balanced diet and also getting plenty of exercise. Start by walking with friends, taking up dancing, or start to jog around the block every day. Clear up your skin. Embrace your face. Learn to accept and love your skin even if it is not clear or even toned. You can use natural products such as shea butter for more even skin tone, rosemary oil for acne, tea tree oil for inflamed acne, and witch hazel for a calming affect on redness. Just add a few drops to your nighttime moisturizer. Supplement by adding more veggies and fruit to your diet and getting plenty of vitamins D and C. Remember to exfoliate your skin no more than 3 times a week. Don't over exfoliate because it will make your face go flaky and red. Rinse your face in the

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How to Eat Kiwi Fruit: 5 Genius Ways

How to Eat Kiwi Fruit: 5 Genius Ways Despite growing wild throughout China for centuries, the cultivation of the kiwi fruit did not begin until the late 19th century. While it has garnered an assortment of odd names in the recent years, ranging from “melonette” and “strange fruit” to the “hairy bush fruit", kiwi got its current name as a result of a cleverly designed marketing campaign hatched in New Zealand in 1959.  The tangy fruit was introduced to India in Shimla in 1963 and later farmers experimented with several varieties in cooler regions including Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and the Nilgiri Hills. The short season lasts from October to December.  While buying, check for hardiness of the immature ones since the fully ripened kiwi fruit yields to gentle pressure. If the fruit is hard, it will be unripe and tart and should be kept outside at room temperature in order to allow it to ripen. If it is too soft, it can be pealed and used for a nice kiwi smoothie. The ideal way to store a kiwi is to wrap it in brown paper and refrigerate it. At first glance, the fuzzy brown skin might turn you off with its potato-esque exterior, but the flesh is marked by robust colours and juicy flavours, especially of the Indian green or golden variety. Martha Stewart is of the view that the fruit can be consumed in its entirety. The skin of the fruit contains flavonoids, antioxidants and fibre, however, it may also carry a large percentage of the pesticides

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HOW TO PREPARE GREEN TEA WITH... by Mohammad Awais

HOW TO PREPARE GREEN TEA WITH LEAVES Green tea preparation is different than that of average black tea that we make at home. It requires some simple steps. While making green tea, do keep in mind that if the tea leaves are steeped into water that’s over 90°c they will become bitter. So keep in mind to steep it into water that’s not as hot. So what you will need: Green tea leaves – the basic quantity would be 1 teaspoon for 1 cup of green tea – some may also use green tea pearls A tea strainer(washed and dried)- this step is necessary if you use this strainer to make regular black tea A cup A stainless steel pot Water Step 1:

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HOW TO MAKE GREEN TEA WITH POWDER

HOW TO MAKE GREEN TEA WITH POWDER Some may make the Tea using green tea powder which is available readily in the market. So here’s an easy way to make it using green tea powder. You will need: Green tea powder – 1 and ½ teaspoon, Water – 1 cup, Sugar – 1 teaspoon If you are on a diet then use 1 teaspoon of honey as substitute to sugar Step 1: Take cup water in a stainless steel bowl or glass bowl and heat it. Remember green tea turns bitter when it is over heated so just keep a check on the temperature.

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HOW TO MAKE CAKE IN A PRESSURE COOKER, STEP BY STE

HOW TO MAKE CAKE IN A PRESSURE COOKER, STEP BY STEP  “How do I bake a cake in a pressure cooker? Or, “how to make cake in a pressure cooker?”  These are the most often asked questions in comments, emails, and messages on this blog. I postponed baking cake in a pressure cooker because, frankly, I was scared to try it. I vaguely remember my aunt cautioning me against it when I was a child and I have read on quite a few blogs that, yes, you can definitely bake a cake in the pressure cooker but it’s not very good for your cooker and it may compromise its safety.   Technically, I didn’t see what the issue was but I did have this (probably) irrational fear of making a cake in a pressure cooker, especially since I had a perfectly functioning and good oven. But I ventured forth last weekend and made a cake from scratch in a pressure cooker, and let me tell you, there’s really nothing to fear, just a few things to remember. So here goes. HOW TO BAKE CAKE IN A PRESSURE COOKER 1. Decide on a good, uncomplicated recipe for your pressure cooker cake. I started with a simple eggless sponge cake with tutti frutti made in pressure cooker (pictured above) but I would guess that pretty much all cake recipes will work well in a pressure

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bombay veg toast sandwich recipe

  bombay veg toast sandwich recipe   bombay veg toast sandwich with step by step pics – a step by step recipe of preparing delicious bombay vegetable toast sandwich. these much loved sandwiches are a popular street food in mumbai. being born and brought up in mumbai, this post conjures a lot of memory for me. as there were times i would only have this sandwich, with my college friends and practically nothing for the rest of the day. even after finishing college when studying further, the veggie toast sandwiches were always on my list and i would frequent the swastik sandwich stall in santacruz in the mumbai suburbs often. when you live in bombay aka mumbai you can experience so much in the food varieties and cuisines that are easily available there. mumbai is very much a foodie’s delight. not to mention the awesome street food one gets there.   i make these veg sandwiches often. the night before, i prepare the green chutney for sandwich and refrigerate it. the next day the assembling is easy and i just need to cook the potatoes and beetroot. after leaving mumbai, i do miss the easily available street food there and do make them whenever i can like  dabeli, veg sandwich, masala toast sandwich, pav bhaji, ragda patties etc. serve these veg toast sandwiches as soon as they are made along with tomato ketchup and green chutney. if you are looking for more sandwich recipes then do check corn sandwich, bombay toast sandwich,tomato cucumber sandwich, guacamole toast sandwich, bombay vegetable grilled sandwich andvegetable sandwich from leftover vegetables. bombay veg toast sandwich recipe below

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TOMATO RICE RECIPE by Mohammad Awais

TOMATO RICE RECIPE tomato rice recipe – easy south indian tomato rice recipe with step by step pics. this south indian tomato rice recipe is inspired by the tomato rice we would often have at the cafe at isha yoga center, coimbatore, india. both their mushroom rice and tomato rice were a hit with us. i did manage to replicate the mushroom rice at home and now its our favorite dish. i tried tomato rice many times to get the same taste and flavor but never succeeded. this time around i managed to come very close to that taste which we had gotten used to. the tomato rice is slightly spicy. to reduce the spiciness, just use less amounts of ginger-garlic paste, black pepper and red chili powder. you can also check this tomato pulao and tomato rice recipe (made with ground coconut masala). you can have the tomato rice plain with some papads or chips or serve it with onion tomato raita orboondi raita or makhana raita. this tomato rice also goes well in the tiffin box.   if you are looking for more rice recipes then do check coconut rice, carrot rice, raw mango rice,bombay biryani, tendli bhaat, veg pulao and veg biryani recipe. tomato rice recipe below:       prep time 30 mins cook time 20 mins total time 50 mins   tomato rice recipe - spicy south indian tomato rice author: dassana recipe type: main cuisine: south indian serves: 3-4 ingredients (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)

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Lemon Rind Treats Joints

Lemon Rind Treats Joints A Recipe Which Will Cure Your Joint Pain Permanently Many of you may be suffering from joint pain, but only few of you probably know that the natural remedy for this painful condition is an item which can be found in every household- the lemon. Lemon is well known for its refreshing and rejuvenating taste, but its health benefits are even far reaching. It is among the most versatile ingredients and offers a wide range of health benefits, due to which it has been used for centuries in different parts of the world.

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Your birth date tells something about your prsnlty

आपकी जन्म दिनांक बताती हैं आपकी पर्सनॅलिटी के बारे में कुछ हैरान करने वाले तत्थिए ! हालाँकि आजकल हम अंधविश्वासी नही हैं बल्कि बहुत ज्यादा समझदार हैं ! पर जब लगातार ऐसे हैरान कर देने वाले संयोग एक के बाद एक होते हैं तो  हम इन्हे अंधविश्वास कह कर अनदेखा नहीं कर सकते  !  ये वो  सच्चाई है जो हमारा विज्ञान संबन्धि दिमाग इसे नहीं मानता और ये डिटेल्स और किसी के चरित्र और उसकी जन्म की तिथि का हैरान कर देने वाले सम्बन्ध ने इंटरनेट को हिला कर रख दिया है ! 1 /10 /19 /28  अगर आपका जन्म किसी भी महीने की इन तारीखों में हुआ है, तो आपके एक अच्छे लीडर होने की सम्भावना है

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15 Extremely Strange And Craziest Wedding Traditio

15 Extremely Strange And Craziest Wedding Traditions In The World Wedding may be a universal celebration, but for some it’s an unbelievable crazy adventure. It can be gross, confusing or terrifying. Imagine shooting the bride or marrying a banana tree. How’s that for a wedding?   1. Blackening the Bride: Scotland To celebrate the happiest day in a woman’s life, friends and relatives of the bride will show affection by putting every nasty things you can imagine like curdled milk, dead fish, spoiled food, tar, sauces, mud, flour, sausages into a bucket and throwing it over her. She is then tied to a tree and after taken for a night of drinking. The belief is that if you can handle this you can handle anything, including marriage. In short blackening the bride is to prepare her for any humiliation or problems she’ll come across during her marriage.  2. Preplanned Crying: China For many brides, wedding day preparation can be emotionally draining, but brides and females of the Tujia people in China take matters to a whole new level. Starting one whole month in advance the bride starts to cry for 1 hour every day. Ten days into the ordeal the mom joins the picture, and then ten days after that, her grandmother. By the end of the month every female in the family is crying alongside the bride. This is thought to be an expression of joy as the women cry in different tones.  3. Marrying a Tree: India In parts of India women born as Mangliks (an astrological combination when Mars and Saturn are both under the 7th house), are apparently "cursed" and thought to be likely to cause their husband an early death. In order ward of this curse, they must first be married to a tree and the tree cut down to break the curse. Poor Tree!!!  4. Beating the groom’s feet: Korea Korean tradition dictates that the groom has his feet beaten with fish or a cane before his first night as a married man. It can be painful but it’s over quickly and more fun than cruel. This is supposed to make sure the groom doesn’t

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How To Make Fruit Jam

How To Make Fruit Jam   In the summer when the berries and stone fruit are in abundance, I make a fresh, single jar of jam at least once a week, sometimes even more. The entire process, from cutting the fruit to spooning the cooked jam into a jar, takes about 15 to 20 minutes. I don't can it in a water bath; I just stash it in the refrigerator.  It's so much simpler than large-batch canning projects that it's unfair to compare the two, but the end result is just as delicious, if not more so.  All week long, I dip into a jar of fresh, brightly colored jam, spooning it into yogurt or on top of ice cream, or swirling it into a cocktail.  And, of course, spreading it onto my morning toast! Despite the fact that there are many good reasons to use commercial pectin to help jam set and get thick, I prefer to make my small-batch jam without it.  It's one less ingredient to track but also, I've just never needed to use it. A smaller batch of jam requires less cooking time (usually less than 10 minutes), so the flavor and brightness of the fruit really comes through. These quick jams also have a nice sticky, jammy texture without added pectin, so I've felt no reason to go there. To achieve this, however, there are a few things to keep in mind. The Fruit Many summer fruits make great jam.  The most popular are apricots, strawberries (and all manner of other berries such as blueberry, raspberry, and blackberry — check out Megan's recipe for Triple Berry Quick Jam), peaches, nectarines, grapes, and figs. The fruit will vary widely in sweetness so be sure to taste your fruit before cooking. If it tastes tart, you may want to start out with more sugar than this recipe calls for, maybe closer to 1/3 cup. Generally speaking, slightly underripe fruit contains more natural pectin than ripe fruit and ripe fruit is naturally higher in sugar and more developed in flavor. This means that, ideally, you want to have a mix of some underripe and some ripe fruit for your jam. But single-batch refrigerator jam is often about using up excess fruit that would go bad if you hung onto it for much longer or about taking advantage of a super sale at the market and coming home with more than you can eat. It's about keeping it simple and using what you have. So there are a few cheats you can use to hedge your bets, such as the addition of lemon or kiwi (see below). I've read in many places that mashing the fruit in the sugar helps to release pectin, so I also do that.  I do not know the science behind this but it seems to work, so I haven't questioned it.  Do you know if this a fact or another cooking myth?  Let us know in the comments! The Lemon Lemon is used in jam to add acidic balance and pectin. I try to have a thick slice of lemon on hand when making my jam, which usually isn't much of a burden as lemon is a staple in my kitchen. After squeezing the lemon slice into the fruit and sugar, I then toss it into pot to cook along side the jam. There's a lot of pectin in the rind, so this is a little nudge to help things along. (Hint: Using a piece cut from the tip of the lemon gives you more rind.)  Fish out the lemon when it's time to transfer the jam to a jar and discard

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Mango pickle recipe

Mango pickle recipe Mango pickle recipe – an easy pickle recipe with step by step photos using raw mangoes. Avakaya is one of the popular variety of pickle made in andhra. The recipe of mango pickle shared here is not that of avakaya but a similar version which can be made with any kind of raw mangoes and can be consumed after a day of preparing. This keeps good for a month if refrigerated and handled well, without refrigeration stays good for a week. You can find the traditional recipe of andhra avakaya here. Today’s andhra mango pickle is more of a gravy like consistency rather than dry, since it is mostly relished with plain white rice. To make a pickle with lesser gravy, use half the amount of oil, chilli, mustard and methi powder mentioned in the recipe below. With the quantities i have made, it wasn’t very oily, pungent or spicy as it looks to be. I have used fresh byadgi chili powder from India which gives a bright color. Kashmiri chili powder too works good. To make mango pickle, firstly make sure all the utensils, spoons, blender jar, chopping board, knife and the work area are absolutely dry. Find complete raw mango pickle recipe below 5.0 from 3 reviews Mango pickle recipe | How to make mango pickle   Prep time 24 hours Cook

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Ragi Halwa Recipe

       Ragi Halwa Recipe   Ragi Halwa Recipe is a Healthy Indian Sweet Made With Ragi using the unrefined sugars (Jaggery). Ragi is a super millet with natural proteins and a cereal which helps in lowering the bad cholesterol and also slows down the process of aging, though its anti-oxidants. This dish has natural coolant properties and reduces gastritis. This Ragi Halwa Recipe is a great dish for toddlers and growing children since it is sweetened. Here are more of the popular delicious recipes which use Ragi: Gluten Free Ragi Roti Recipe (Spiced Finger Millet Flat Bread) Ragi Malpua with Rabri Recipe (Indian Spiced Pancakes with Creamy Pudding) Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe Ragi Vermicelli/Semiya Recipe (Healthy Finger Millet Semiya Breakfast) Equipment used: Saucepan, Tadka pan, 

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Mango Kalakand Recipe

Mango Kalakand Recipe   Kalakand is a Rajasthani recipe and this Mango Kalakand recipe comes with added yumminess of ripe mangoes. This is an easy and quick recipe version of kalakand. This mango kalakand recipe is made with mangoes and solidified condensed milk, cottage cheese and flavored with cardamom and garnished with dry coconut strands. This Indian sweet recipe with mangoes can be had for a dessert after a sumptuous lunch or dinner. Here are a few more Indian sweet recipes Aam Papad Recipe (Tasty Mango Bars) Choco Badam Barfi / Choco Almond Fudge Recipe Pineapple Kesari Bhath Recipe (Sweet Semolina Pudding) Instant Kalakand Recipe (Indian Festive Sweet Recipe)

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Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)

        Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)   Besan Laddoo is one of the most popular mithai in Indian cuisine. It might be known by various names, but this delicious laddoos of spiced and sweetened besan is famous all over the country. When making this, remember that the rich flavour of the laddoo depends on how well you cook the besan. Under-cooking it will leave behind a raw taste, which will ruin the whole recipe. So, make sure you cook it well. The proportion of ghee and besan is also important as you might end up with a dry or very soft laddoo if it is not done right. Once you have the mix ready, take some in your palm, shape it into a round and keep rolling it in your hand till you get a smooth, lustrous, ghee-tinted texture on the surface. It will look so irresistible at this stage that you would just want to pop it into your mouth! That’s when the laddoo is ready. Besan Laddoo ( Mithai) recipe - How to make Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)

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Lauki ki Barfi Recipe by Mohammad Awais

        Lauki ki Barfi Recipe   Barfi is a sweet that is mostly eaten in every Indian household. Made from milk solids, sugar, rich Indian dry-fruits, I am yet to meet anyone who doesn’t like eating Barfi. Nariyal ki Barfi is made at home on several festivals and it is kind of liked by my kid as well. While my favourite still happens to be Kaju ki Barfi, the other day when my mother-in-law talked about Lauki ki Barfi, I got tempted to try it at home. My kid doesn’t like eating Lauki, so I thought this would be a good idea to make him eat some Lauki in the form of dessert. Lauki ki Barfi is made using grated Lauki, khoya, ghee and full cream milk. Lauki ki Barfi tastes yummier as grated Lauki, full cream milk and khoya blend along in a tempting combination. Once the base for Lauki ki Barfi got ready, I garnished it with almond and pistachio silvers in order to grant it that quintessential royal crunch. Just like me, you could also decorate this

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Gulab jamun recipe by Mohammad Awais

Gulab jamun recipe gulab jamun recipe with step by step – a simple recipe of gulab jamun with milk powder. this is an easy way to make gulab jamuns at home but this is not a quick recipe. this gulab jamun recipe is good if you don’t have khoya (evaporated milk) or paneer (cottage cheese) readily available at home. all you need is milk powder, yogurt, sugar and water to make a basic gulab jamun at home. gulab jamun literally translates to rose berries. gulab means rose and jamuns are deep purple colored berries available in india. since the syrup made is rose water scented and the deep fried dough balls are the size of the jamun berries, hence the term gulab jamun. traditionally gulab jamuns are fried in ghee. you can go the traditional way if you want or just fry them in oil like i have done. I used to and still make gulab jamun with khoya or evaporated milk and cottage cheese. the taste of gulab jamun made with khoya/evaporated milk is different than this recipe. this version of gulab jamun is soft, melt in the mouth and taste delicious with a milky taste. you can also check kala jamun and dry gulab jamun recipe. i have even made gulab jamuns with sweet potatoes and these were a vegan version. hopefully i shall be able to post the vegan gulab jamun recipe too. the whole trick is to get the right consistency in the gulab jamun dough. if you get it right, then making these gulab jamuns are a cakewalk and you won’t feel like buying them from outside….. since then it becomes an easy recipe. please take note of step nos 6,7 and 8. i have mentioned all the tips and suggestions in the steps which can become a bit tricky, if not rightly done. so please take your time to read each step carefully.  if you are looking for more sweets recipes then do check gajar halwa, coconut ladoo, kaju katli, boondi ladoo, seviyan kheer and rasgulla recipe. gulab jamun recipe details below: 4.5 from 21 reviews gulab jamun recipe - makes 10-12 medium gulab jamuns   prep time 30 mins cook time 25 mins total time 55 mins

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Home made Biscuits

Home made Biscuits Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons butter, cubed 3/4 cup milk, (more or less if needed)

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How to Make Coconut Milk by Mohammad Awais

How to Make Coconut Milk Do you want to know how to make coconut milk? If you regularly use coconut milk in your cooking, learning how to make coconut milk will save you a considerable amount of money. That’s because it’s hard to find coconut milk that’s not only organic, but also free of guar gum and other additives, and packaged in BPA-free containers. By making coconut milk at home, you can meet all this criteria and save money. What’s not to love?   How Making Coconut Milk Saves Money I can buy organic, guar gum free, BPA-free coconut milk for about $2.75 per 14oz container, or $1.57 per cup. I can buy organic, unsweetened coconut chips for about $17.50 per

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Fruit Chaat Recipe

Fruit Chaat Recipe Fruit chaat recipe, Indian style fresh fruit salad that’s healthy and refreshing Fruit Chaat Recipe Prep time: 15 min Cook time: min Serves: 3 Main Ingredients: fresh fruits

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Indian peanuts chat/peanut chaat(salad)recipe

Indian peanuts chat/peanut chaat(salad)recipe You will feel greatly satisfied when you serve indian peanuts chaat for kids as after school snack as it is healthy!elders and children totally enjoy this snack.You can boil and shell the peanuts well in advance,as this shelling work is little time consuming.once you have peanut’s ready in advance it is really super easy snack to do. Use only the skin of the tomatoes don’t use the pulp which is not suitable for this indian peanuts chat.I love those crunchiness of onions and nuttiness of the peanut’s which are never to be forgotten.This indian peanuts chat can be served chilled or hot!it tastes great both the way.Keep every thing ready and it needs just mixing and your great appetizer is ready to be served. Indian peanuts chat/peanut chaat(salad)recipe INGREDIENTS: Boiled shelled peanuts – 1 cup Onions chopped – 1/4 cup Tomatoes chopped – 1/4 cup(skin alone) Salt to taste Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp Chat masala – -3/4 tsp Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp(finely chopped) Green chillies chopped – 2 Sea salt for boiling the raw peanuts with shells – 1 tbsp

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Tandoori Chicken Recipe (Without a Tandoor Oven)

Tandoori Chicken Recipe (Without a Tandoor Oven) So I don’t have any pre-wedding memories. But I still remember the first time we went to a restaurant and what he ordered. It is 3+ years now and still he orders the same food whenever we visit an Indian restaurant. His favorite are Chicken Biriyani and Tandoori Chicken. Being a dharm pathni (obedient wife), I have made his favorite chicken biriyani umpteen times. But I wanted to delight him by making his favorite Tandoori Chicken.  My recipe hunt for a classic Tandoori Chicken ended when I borrowed Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Cooking from a local library. I was more excited because it could be made at home without an authentic tandoor oven.  Are you excited too? This is the ultimate recipe for Tandoori Chicken and you can believe me. I promise I am not exaggerating  If you are thinking about dieting, then you might want to count on Indian cuisine. It offers wide range of options when you are dieting. Especially food made through tandoori technique is oil less and does not contain any ingredients that will add to  your body fat. On SBD, you can replace chicken drumsticks with chicken breast and enjoy a great tasting dish. How it tasted? Hold the chicken drumstick in your hand, dip it generously in the spicy green chutney and have a bite. The flesh inside is nice and juicy and the chutney gives a nice kick to it. mmmmmmm… hmmm… Slurpppp…. I made this for a potluck party @ work and this is what my colleagues said ‘This is the best tandoori chicken we have ever had and much better than the restaurant ones’. This popular chicken recipe got five stars from everyone who tasted it. After 2 months I made this again today for 2 of us and once again it vanished in no time. I used conventional oven to make this and I bet you will never ever need a tandoor oven to whip up a restaurant style tandoori chicken at home. And the process of making it is fairly simple rather only 3 steps : Prepare Marinade + Marinate + Bake. Source: Adapted from ‘Indian Cooking’ a book written by Madhur Jaffrey Preparation : 30 minutes + marinating time ; Cooking Time : 25 minutes @ 550 F Ingredients Chicken – 1.5 lb / 680 gm / 5 leg piece Marinade: Low fat Yogurt / Curd – 1 cup Onion – 1 (small around 57 gm) Lime – 1/2 Garlic – 1 clove Ginger – 1/2 inch (size of garlic), peel the skin off Green Chili – 2 Garam Masala – 1 1/2 tsp Salt – 1 tsp or as per taste Red food color + Orange Food Color (kesari powder) – few large drops For Baking Jelly roll pan or cookie tray. Aluminium/Aluminum Foil Pastry brush (optional) Method Wash the chicken legs. Let the water drain and place them on a large plate. Do not remove the skin part, it will actually protect the flesh when you bake. Create 2 slits on each side of the leg. The knife needs to touch the bone which means the slit is nice deep and big. This will help the marinade to penetrate into the chicken. Squeeze 1/2 lime into a bowl. To the lime juice, add 1/2 tsp salt. Mix it well so that the salt dissolves. Now take

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Make Chicken Tikka Masala at Home

Make Chicken Tikka Masala at Home With a step-by-step technique and a few common spices, you can make an Indian dish that everyone will love A favorite at Indian restaurants, chicken tikka masala has a creamy, aromatic tomato sauce that’s a natural with jasmine rice. If you’re an Indian food lover, you're probably familiar with chicken tikka masala, which appears on most Indian restaurant menus. This popular chicken dish with its creamy, aromatic tomato sauce originated in Delhi, India, in the middle of the last century. As the story goes, one evening, a tiny eatery that served Indian-style barbecued food (or tandoori) had some cream, butter, and tandoori chicken left over in the kitchen. Since there was no refrigeration at the eatery, the owner

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When You Find Out Why This 6 Year Old Girl Cut Off

Strawberry Cream Cake This three-tier stunner, alternating peak-season berries with light and spongy cake, only looks intimidating — and decadent. A cinch to prepare (and less caloric than layer cake), the batter subs tangy low-fat buttermilk for whole milk, while the filling's cream is lightened with yogurt. TOTAL TIME: 0:55 PREP: 0:50 LEVEL: Moderate SERVES: 1 Ingredients Cream: 2 c. nonfat plain yogurt ½ c. heavy or whipping cream

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Strawberry Cream Cake by Mohammad Awais

Strawberry Cream Cake This three-tier stunner, alternating peak-season berries with light and spongy cake, only looks intimidating — and decadent. A cinch to prepare (and less caloric than layer cake), the batter subs tangy low-fat buttermilk for whole milk, while the filling's cream is lightened with yogurt. TOTAL TIME: 0:55 PREP: 0:50 LEVEL: Moderate SERVES: 12 Ingredients Cream: 2 c. nonfat plain yogurt

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Methi Paratha-Methi Paratha r... by Mohammad Awais

Methi Paratha-Methi Paratha recipe-How to make Methi Paratha Fenugreek leaves or methi leaves are very good for health as they are rich in antioxidant, iron and also a good source of dietary fiber. It also has vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, potassium and selenium. It is beneficial to diabetic patients and also helps to alleviate the symptoms of both menstruation and menopause. In short fenugreek has numerous health benefits which can help in overall well being. So try to include it in your diet at least once in a week.Today we will learn how to make Methi Paratha (2 methods) following our easy recipe. Method-1 How to make Methi Paratha (without cooking the leaves) Prep time - under 15 mins Cook time - 5 mins

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Avocado Sandwich Recipe-Vegetarian Avocado Sandwic

Avocado Sandwich Recipe-Vegetarian Avocado Sandwich Toast-Indian Style Avocado sandwich is one of my most favorite sandwich. It is quick and easy to make and also one of the most delicious sandwiches I have had. It is perfect for breakfast or as a snack or any time of the day! Today we will learn how to make Indian style Vegetarian Avocado Sandwich following this easy recipe with step by step pictures. Vegetarian Avocado Sandwich-Indian Style  Prep Time : 10 mins  Cook Time : 5 mins   Serves: 1   Recipe Category: Breakfast-Sandwich-Avocado   Recipe Cuisine: Indian

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Dangal Full Movie

Dangal Full

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How to make a Cake by Mohammad Awais

How to make a Cake

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Making Paper Boats

Making Paper Boats Josie and I recently spent some time making and playing with paper boats. Paper Boat Instructions There are lots of instructions for doing this on the net, but we felt a bit challenged, so when we finally got it right, we made our own  First we covered one side of the paper in wax crayon.

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Origami Hat Instructions

Origami Hat Instructions.   Follow the instructions below to make an origami hat Difficulty: Easy So everyone you know is wearing some kind of cool hat and you want one for yourself. Well, I'm going to show you how to make a cooler hat than anybody else, out of paper! First, we'll use a regular rectangular piece of paper which most likely will not fit your head. But once you can fold one with confidence, I suggest making your origami hat with newspaper because those are big enough and more stylish than plain white paper ;) Step 1: Get a regular piece of rectangular paper.

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Most Beautiful Women In India

Most Beautiful Women In India   India is a land of beauties, with its boundaries reaching from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Mumbai to Meghalaya. Let’s take you on a beauty trip with the top 25 most beautiful women in India who makes millions of hearts skip a beat! You will definitely agree with the top 3 in our list.   25. Anushka Shetty     She is a South Indian actress and the leading super star in Telugu and Tamil movie industries.     24. Kajal Agarwal     She made her Bollywood debut in a side role in “Kyun! Hogaya Naa”. She is a very popular actress in the South and made her presence felt starring in Singham opposite Ajay Devgan.       23. Shruti K Hassan