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Cheddar and Sage Scones

Cheddar and Sage Scones Baking partners challenge for this month is savory tart and scones. I have already posted two scone recipes,one citrus flavored and one with coconut and butter scotch. But when I saw this recipe of cheese scones, I wanted to give it a try.Scones are perfect snack with a cup of coffee. It is buttery and tender in the inside and crispy in the outside.This recipes  are suggested and tried and tested by Archana of The Mad Scientist’s Kitchen. I added sun dried tomatoes and one egg in my recipe.Thanks Archana for sharing this yummy recipe. Recipe Source: , Ingredients Self Raising flour- 225 grams+ extra for dusting English Mustard powder- 1 1/2 tsp A pinch salt A pinch pepper Clove powder- 1/3 tsp Sun dried tomatoes chopped- 3 tbs Butter- 50 grams chilled and cubed Cheddar cheese- 75 grams grated 1 tbs dried Sage + ½ tbs Heavy cream- 1/3cup Egg-1 Milk- 1/4 cup 1 tbs o

Mangalore Spiced Baby Potatoes

Mangalore Spiced Potatoes Mangalore spiced potato is lip-smacking delicious baby potato fry. This is a spicy and versatile potato dish, flavored with earthy South Indian spices. Mangalore is a food lovers paradise. It is a port city and the melting pot of several cultures and unique cuisines. I had been to Udupi and Mangalore and experienced a unique, diverse culture and traditions. The traditional Udupi meal got me intrigued by this cuisine. I wanted to recreate some of the Udupi and Mangalorean recipes. I have already posted a Mangalore fish curry. What I love about this potato fry are its spicy bold flavors. The spice powder mix is primarily chilies, peppercorn, cumin, and coriander. The addition of coconut is a unique twist and adds lots of flavors. And also the aroma of roasted curry leaves. It is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside which is exactly how you want them to be. It is hard to stop munching on these spicy delicious baby potatoes. I used baby potat

Mint Lemonade

Mint Lemonade Mint Lemonade is a delightful thirst quencher, cool and refreshing. It has a kick of ginger. Try this you will surely love it. Ingredients Lemon juice- Juice of two lemon Ginger-1 inch thick peice Mint-  10-15 leaves Sugar- 1/3 cup Salt- a pinch Ice cubes In a sauce pan combine sugar and 1/2 cup of water. Simmer in medium flame till all the sugar dissolves. Allow the sugar syrup to cool. Make a paste of mint and ginger. Add the sugar syrup and lemon juice,strain using a sieve. Add two cups of water (instead of water you can add club soda or sparkling water). Fill glass with ice and pour the mint lemonade. Garnish with mint springs and sliced lemon and serve immediately . Try this Hope you will all enjoy!

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken This is a delicious chicken fry with a crunchy exterior but soft and succulent in the inside. It is coated with a sticky sweet and spicy sauce.One of the key ingredient in this recipe is Gochujang. It is a sweet and spicy Korean chilli paste and has a fermented flavor of red chilli and soyabeans. This chilly paste is available in Asian stores. Try this chicken fry, you will surely love it. Ingredients Chicken drumsticks and wings- 10- 12peices Ginger paste- 1 tbs Salt and pepper to taste Potato Starch- 1/3 cup (or 3 tbs corn starch) Rice flour-3 tbs baking soda- a pinch For the sauce Ketchup - 3 tbs Sweet chilly garlic sauce- 3 tbs Honey- 2 tbs Gochujang- 3 tbs Sesame oil- 1 tsp Rice wine- 2 tbs Garlic paste- 1/2 tsp Onion paste- 2-3 tsp Soya sauce- 1 tbs Corn syrup- 2 tsp Clean and pat  chicken pieces dry with paper towel.Marinate with ginger paste,salt and pepper and keep aside for 20 minutes. Mix potato starch, rice flour and b

Jalebi/ Kerala style Jelabis- Indian Sweet

Jalebi/ Kerala style Jelabis- Indian Sweet Indian jalebis are festive and indulgent sweet. It is sweet, crispy, crunchy, and soaked in sugar syrup. Street carts serving warm jalebis are a common sight at fairs and festivals. Jalebis are fried batter piped into concentric circles directly into the hot oil. There is nothing better than warm crisp jalebis oozing with sugar syrup. It is irresistible, and they are sure to satisfy your craving! South Indian and Kerala jalebis are delicious sweets that you can easily make at home. Kerala jelabis are made with simple urad dal batter and is similiar to Imarti/Jangiri. You can make them instantly as there is no resting and fermenting of the batter. Jalebis are a fun recipe to make at home. Use a squeeze bottle or a piping bag to create circular or flower shapes. The north Indian Jalebi and south Indian Jangiri are made with wholly different ingredients. The North Indian jalebi is crispy and light made with maida and fermented overnight. The f