Thursday, January 29, 2015

Milk Chocolate Banana Shake

Serves 1
Milk - 3/4 cup
Banana - 1/2, sliced
Rich Milk Chocolate Flavor Drink Mix* - 1 packet (about 2 tbspns)
Ice Cubes - 1/2 cup, crushed

Place milk, banana, drink mix and ice in blender. Blend until smooth.

*I used Carnation Breakfast essentials drink mix

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Poha Vada

Green Moong Dal/Spilt Green Moong Dal - 2 tbspns
Poha/Beaten Rice - 1 1/2 cups
Spinach - 2 tbspns, finely chopped (optional)
Coriander Leaves - 1 tbspn, finely chopped
Lemon Juice - 2 tsps
Green Chilies - 2 tsps, finely chopped
Salt - to taste
Oil - for deep frying

Soak the green moong dal in enough water for 1 hour. Drain well and keep aside. Wash the poha/beaten rice and keep aside to drain for 10 minutes. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Divide the mixture into 20 equal portions and roll each portion into a round ball and flatten it between your palms. Heat the oil in a deep kadai and deep-fry the vadas till they turn golden brown in color from all the sides.
Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with chutney.

Inspired from Tarla Dalal