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OREO COOKIES SHAKE

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INGREDIENTS:-

Milk-1 cup
Chocolate syrup-4 tsp
OREO Cookies-12
Vanilla ice cream-2 cups+2 scoops

METHOD:-

1-Finely chopped 4 cookies and keep aside.


2-Quarter remaining cookies,place in blender,add milk and ice cream and blend until smooth.


3-Spoon 2 tsp syrup into each of 2 glasses.Roll each glass to coat bottom and inside of glass.
4-Pour into prepared glasses and top each with a scoop of ice cream and chopped cookies,Serve immediately.

MASALA IDLI

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INGREDIENTS:-

FOE BATTER:

Rice-3 cups
Whole urad dal-1/2 cup
Fenugreek seeds-1/2 tsp
Water-as needed
salt to taste

FOR MASALA:

Chopped onion-2 large
Chopped tomato-2 medium
Chopped green chilies-10-12
Sambar masala-2 tsp

FOR SEASONING:

Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Curry leaves-14-15
Sambar masala-1 tsp
Oil-1 tsp

METHOD:-

1-Wash and soak rice,urad dal with fenugreek seeds in enough water for at least 5 to 6 hours.(overnight is better)

2-After 5 hours drain water and grind this into a smooth batter adding water in regular intervals.
3-Adding water is so important as this will help in bringing out soft idlis.It took approximately 2 of water to grind this batter.


4-Add salt and mix well.Keep aside in a warm place to ferment well for at least 10 - 12 hours.


5-After fermentation add chopped onions,chopped tomatoes,chopped green chilies and mix well.




6-Take a ladle full and add it to the idly pan and steam it for 10-12mins. Sprinkle little water and carefully slide around the edges to take the idlis…

IDLI

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Idli or idly or iddly is a traditional breakfast in south Indian households.Idli is savory cake of south Indian origin popular throughout India.The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils  and rice.The fermentation process breaks down the starches so that they are more readily metabolized by the body.






INGREDIENTS:-

Urad dal(black gram)-2 cups
Rice-1 cup
Fenugreek seeds-1 tsp
Water-as needed
salt to taste
Oil or cooking spray



METHOD:-

1-Wash and soak rice,urad dal with fenugreek seeds in enough water for atleast 5 to 6 hours.(overnight is better).After 5 hours drain water and grind this into a smooth batter adding water in regular intervals.
2-Adding water is so important as this will help in bringing out soft idlis.It took approximately 2 of water to grind this batter.Add salt and mix well.Keep aside in a warm place to ferment well for at least 6-8 hours.
3-Grease the moulds of idli pan with oil or cook…