Category Archives: tea time snacks

Crunchy Munchy Roasted Gram – Quick and Easy Munch / Snack

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I hope the name looks funny – “Crunchy Munchy Roasted Gram”, since this snack was prepared by my hubby, during his bachelor days 😝, most commonly during the lazy times or with no pocket money, this would be their hunger food for sudden cravings with little job, easily available and less expensive ingredients. Recently when he was chatting about his good olden days in Bangalore more than 15 years ago, this resulted in the discussion of this recipe 😊.

Taking this to Fiesta Friday #176 hosted by Angie@thenovicegarderner.

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Crunchy Munchy Roasted Gram – Tea time snack

A quick and easy snack with little work more delicious for the evening or best preferred for the rainy days are boon to most of us. Also, this fills your stomach like anything – roasted gram used here has lots of health benefits for women, onions used here gives the crunchiness and easy digestion. Give a try to this snack for your tea time with a cup of tea or coffee.

Not only me even my kids liked it. Give a try and enjoy your evenings, so now onwards do not worry about your cravings. Let me share the recipe…

Ingredients:

  • Roasted gram / Pottukadalai / Porikadalai – 1 cup
  • Onions – ¾ cup
  • Coriander leaves – 3 stalks
  • Sesame oil – ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice – 3 drops
  • Chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Peel and finely chop the onions.
  • Rinse and finely chop the coriander leaves including the stalks and keep aside.
  • Take roasted gram, finely chopped onions, finely chopped coriander leaves along with lemon juice, chilli powder, sesame oil and salt in a bowl.
  • Mix it well and let it rest for 5 mins.

Serve with coffee or tea.

Note: You can also add finely chopped cucumber, tomato with this.

Bread Scramble / Bread Bhurji / How to scramble bread – Easy and Quick Breakfast

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Bread scramble is an easy, simple and quick breakfast or a tea-time snack that goes out well with cup of coffee or tea. My hubby was the one who told me about this dish, as he used to have this in the office canteen. Also, this would be perfect when you have few slices of bread, you no need any side dish for dish. Let me share the recipe…

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Taking it to Fiesta Friday #161 hosted by Angie@thenovicegarderner.

Bread Scramble / Bread Bhurji / Scrambled Bread Egg - Easy and quick Breakfast recipes

Bread Scramble / Bread Bhurji / Scrambled Bread Egg – Easy and quick Breakfast recipes

Ingredients:

  • Bread slices – 8 nos
  • Eggs – 4 nos
  • Onion – 1 no
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a strand
  • Butter – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

Making of Bread Scramble / Bread Bhurji / Scrambled Bread Egg –

Preparation:

  • Cube the bread slices to medium pieces.
  • Peel and finely chop the onions into pieces.
  • Heat a heavy bottom vessel, add half of the butter and toss the cubed bread slices.
  • Remove from fire and transfer it to a plate, once they start turning golden brown in color.
  • Heat the leftover butter in the same vessel, add curry leaves once they crackle, add the onions.
  • Cook until the onions turn golden brown in color.
  • Add the chilli powder, garam masala, cook until the raw smell goes off.
  • Break the eggs one by one and continue stirring it.
  • Cook in medium flame, once the eggs are half done, add the bread slices and stir it well.
  • So, that the bread slices get coat well with the eggs.
  • Cook for few mins or until they are scrambled to the perfection.
  • Remove it from fire.

Serve hot with a cup of coffee or tea.

Gingerbread Cake with VIDEO

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Gingerbread is one most familiar recipe during winters and a must for Christmas and New Year feast. When I got see most of my blogger buddies sharing Gingerbread Men cookies, thought of sharing something different from that and this resulted me for this Gingerbread Cake.

Gingerbread cake consumes almost 5 mins more than the regular cakes, but it tastes heavenly, smells winter with moist texture and beautiful color. Let me share the recipe here, why wait, give a try and feel the winter before it moves off.

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Gingerbread Cake

Ingredients:

  • All-Purpose flour – 2 ½ cups
  • Brown sugar- 2 cups
  • Vegetable oil – 1 ¾ cups
  • Molasses / Palm Jaggery sryup – 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Cooking soda – ½ tsp
  • Cloves powder – ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Dry ginger powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Eggs – 3 nos (room temperature)
  • Butter milk – 300 ml
  • Milk – 150 ml
  • Salt – ¼ tsp

Making of Gingerbread Cake –

Preparation:

  • In a wide mouth bowl, sieve all-purpose flour, baking powder, cooking soda, cinnamon powder, salt, cloves powder and dry ginger powder, all together and keep it aside.
  • In another bow, break the eggs, add brown sugar and beat it until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add molasses/palm jaggery syrup followed by vegetable oil, butter milk and milk by beating them at regular intervals of time.
  • Meanwhile pre-heat the microwave to 180 degree C and grease the baking tray.
  • Add the sieved flour little by little to the wet ingredients and fold them gently (make sure no lumps are formed).
  • Pour the batter to the baking tray and bake at 180 degree C for 10 mins or until the tooth pick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Transfer it to plate, once it comes to room temperature.

Serve at room temperature.

For Icing:

Ingredients:

  • Cream cheese – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar – ¾ cup

Preparation:

  • Bring the cream cheese to room temperature, transfer it to a bowl, add the powdered sugar and beat it well until the sugar dissolves.
  • Cut the cake into two equal halves, spread the cream cheese frosting over a piece of cake and cover it with the other piece.
  • Spread the cream cheese frosting all over the cake and refrigerate for 5 to 6 hrs.

Cut and serve chilled.