Veggie Buns!

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This one is inspired from Manju’s Cheesy herbed buns recipe which also featured on Yeastspotting.. I added a cajun taste to them instead of italian and put in more veggies… The buns ended up being quite filling and tasty! Ingredients: Bun: 3-4 cups bread flour 2 teaspoons active yeast 2 teaspoons butter 6 teaspoons sugar… 

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Banh Xeo (Vietnamese crepes) with nuoc cham sauce !

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Crepe with both fillings Folded crepe I had this craving for Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Crepes) the other day. I used to have these in the international district when i was working there. Though very few Vietnamese restaurants actually serve these crepes. So i looked up the recipes here http://www.noodlepie.com/blog/banh_xeo/index.html and http://www.recipezaar.com/Banh-Xeo-Vietnamese-Crepes-38348 and came up with… 

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Fennel and Flax seed Whole wheat Bread!

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This bread has a nice fennel taste to it and does amazingly well as a starter base for any cool toppings like mozarella, basil, tomato or bruschetta or feta tossed in light balsamic! Ingredients: 1 cup bread flour 2-3 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons active yeast 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons… 

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Patta Gobi chole! (Cabbage and Garbanzo beans stir fry)

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I was bored of eating cabbage as plain cabbage sabji(stir fry vegetable) or potato-cabbage sabji. So i thought of adding something interesting to it and came up with the chole-caabbage version! Serve this hott with Roti or Naan and some Garlic Papad(Indian Garlic and lentil chips). Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds… 

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Aam Panna/Panha (Raw Mango beverage)

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Aam Panna used to be a staple drink in our house in the scorching Nagpur summer. It is very rehydrating with tons of water, salt and sugar! Ingredients: 1 raw mango 1/4 cup jaggery or sugar. 1/4 teapoon salt or to taste 1/2 teaspoon black salt or chaat masala to taste 1/4 teaspoon black pepper… 

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