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Happy New Year 2016


Wishing each and everyone a very Happy (Healthy, wealthy, Peaceful and Successful) New Year.

Welcoming new year 2016

Welcoming new year 2016

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Up to now no resolutions but there something to be followed by me, also hope will follow that.

Love what you do, Do what you love, Dream a lot, Aim high, Work hard, Keep yourself busy, Never miss any opportunities, Spend time with yourself, Love yourself, Be confident, Be strong, Have a healthy Time pass, Spend time with kids, Control Anger, Eat well, Sleep well, Talk less, Smile lot, Accept the changes in your life (haters may become lovers and lovers may become haters), Never lose your self-respect ——– Live and Let Live.

2015 had many memories in my life which would stay forever. Hope for the better and best memories in 2016.

Butter Cookies


As of 2015 is about to over in few hours, here is the special from me – Butter Cookies. Not only the Butter Cookies, but it was prepared by my daughter and so introducing my “LITTLE CHEF” to the world.

“Wish you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year”

Enjoy your New Year with this Butter Cookies which melts in mouth. It is a basic recipe with few ingredients, very simple, less time consuming but very delicious. My daughter baked out these cookies for us and was over in minutes. Let us move on to the recipe…

Butter Cookies

Butter Cookies


  • All-purpose flour – 2 ¾ cups
  • Baking Soda – 1 ½ tsp
  • Butter – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1 ½ cups
  • Egg – 1 no
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp


  • Softened the butter or bring it to room temperature.
  • In a bowl, break the egg, add in the sugar and vanilla extract. Blend it well until it becomes fluffy and the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Sieve the flour and keep it aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Grease the tray for baking.
  • Add in the flour little by little and fold it gently to the egg mixture.
  • Roll them into a large ball, divide it to small balls.
  • Dust the rolling platform with all-purpose flour and flatten the balls.
  • Cut them to your desired shape using cookie cutter. Gently place them over the greased tray by leaving plenty of space between each other.
  • Bake it for 5 mins at 180 degree or until it starts turning golden brown.
  • Bring it to room temperature and store it in an air-tight container.

Do check out my other New Year recipes in this link: https://madraasi.com/2015/12/25/christmas-and-new-year-collections/ and other baking recipes in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/baking/


Christmas and New year Collections


When it comes to Christmas, I think only of my Home town, a perfect place for Christmas with too many Christmas carousels, lights, crackers and music all over the nook and corner of the streets. Last year I have been to my home town, this time here in Bangalore.


After a sick period not only with me, whole of my family including kids. Finally we decorated our Christmas tree yesterday and had a lovely and fantastic time as of my kids vacation started. Let me share few of our Christmas Tree Clicks and recipes for the Christmas and New year. Also Stay Tuned for more recipes as I will update it until New year…

Cakes and Bakes: