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RakshaBandhan Recipes

RakshaBandhan Recipes

Wishing everyone a Happy RakshaBandhan from Madraasi.

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Cheese Onion Sandwich Recipe / Cheese Onion Sandwich spread Recipe

Cheese Onion Sandwich Recipe / Cheese Onion Sandwich spread Recipe

Cheese Onion Sandwich was introduced to me while I was in U.K, I use to stock up this sandwich spread all the time in my refrigerator from TESCO and like to have it with brown bread or white bread during my tea time. Most of the time when we happen to travel, this would be my breakfast, recalling call my beautiful memories when I was in U.K.

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Cheese Onion Sandwich spread can be prepared in required amount and can be refrigerated so that it stays fresh for 4 days. Apart from bread this spread can be served with chapathi and tortilla also.

Cheese Onion Sandwich spread has creamy and little tangy flavor, also the crunchiness of onions balances well with cheese. Red cheese also be induced, but since I don’t have red cheese I have skipped it. A perfect breakfast or a snack box recipe for kids. Let me share the recipe…

Taking it to the Fiesta Friday #183 hosted by Angie@thenovicegarderner.

Ingredients:

  • Onion – 1 no
  • Cheese – 20 gms (grated)
  • Mayonnaise – 6 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder – ¼ tsp (optional)
  • Salt – ¼ tsp or for taste
  • Bread slices – 10 no’s

Preparation:

  • Peel and finely chop the onions to very small pieces.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the mayonnaise, grated cheese, onion, black pepper powder, salt and mix it well.
  • Let it rest for 5 mins in refrigerator.
  • Spread it on the top the bread and over it with another bread slice.

Serve it. Goes out well with a cup of black tea or black coffee.

Note: Transfer the leftover spread to a air-tight box and refrigerate, as it stays fresh for 4 days.

Murungai Keerai Adai Recipe / Drumstick Leaves Adai / Lentil Moringa Leaves Dosa

Murungai Keerai Adai Recipe / Drumstick Leaves Adai / Lentil Moringa Leaves Dosa

Adai is one among the common breakfast and dinner among all south Indian families of Tamil Nadu. It was after my marriage, got to eat adai very first time at my neighbor Ranjini Akka’s house when we were in Malaysia. My hubby likes adai a lot, and this made me to prepare adai. Adai is usually made thick, but I like to have it thin and crispy, so I use to prepare both the version as my hubby likes the thicker ones.

Taking this to Fiesta Friday #182 hosted by Angie@thenovicegarderner.

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Murungai keerai Adai Recipe / Drumstick leaves Adai / Moringa Leaves Dosa

Adai can be prepared using moringa/drumstick leaves or murungai keerai leaves also, just we need to blanch the leaves and add them to the batter and prepare hot hot adai’s and serve it with chutney, sambar and Idli Podi.

Also, adai has too much of health benefits,due to the protein and Iron in it. It an filling breakfast or dinner recipe that can be prepared in minutes.an filling breakfast or dinner recipe that can be prepared in minutes. This is good for pregnant women, mothers and kids. Batter stays fresh for 4 days, when refrigerated without onions. Let me share the recipe…

Do check out my Plain Adai recipe , Adai from Leftover rice, Banana flower Adai recipe / Vazhaipoo Adai recipe, Egg Adai recipe / Mutta Adai.

Ingredients:

  • Raw rice / Pachaarisi – 1 cup
  • Black gram / Ulundam paruppu / Urad dal – ¼ cup
  • Split pigeon peas / Tuvaram paruppu / Toor dal – ¼ cup
  • Split yellow lentils / Pasiparuppu / moong dal – ¼ cup
  • Split chick peas / Kadala paruppu / Channa dal – ¼ cup
  • Drumstick leaves / Murungai keerai / Moringa Leaves – 1 cup (tightly packed)
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Fennel seeds / Perunjeeragam / Sombu – 1 tsp
  • Red chillies – 3 nos
  • Ginger – 1 “inch stick
  • Garlic – 3 cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 4 tbsp

Making of Murungai Keerai Adai / Moringa Leaves Dosa / Drumstick leaves Adai –

Preparation:

  • Soak the rice and lentils all together in water for 4 to 5 hrs.
  • Drain the water, transfer the rice and lentils to mixer and add fennel seeds, red chillies, ginger and garlic.
  • Grind them to a smooth or coarse paste by adding water and transfer it to a bowl.
  • Meanwhile separate the moringa/drumstick leaves from the stalk, wash it and boil it for few mins or until the leaves turn dark green in colour.
  • Drain the water and transfer the leaves to the batter, add salt and mix it well.
  • Heat a tawa or griddle, pour a spoonful of batter at the center of the tawa and gently spread it in a circular motion.
  • Drizzle little oil along the sides of the adai, wait until it gets cooked, flip the side and cook on both sides for few mins or until it turns golden brown in color.
  • Remove it from fire and transfer it to a plate.

Serve hot with Sambar, Chutney or Idli Chilli powder