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CHILI CHEESE TOAST

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Chili cheese toast is a very simple,quick and delicious recipe for perfect tea time snack and breakfast.





 INGREDIENTS-

Bread-8 slices(I used french bread,but you van use any type of bread)
Grated Cheese-1/2 cup(I used cheddar cheese)
Chopped capsicum-1 medium(I used green capsicum)
Green chilies-4(finely chopped)
Chopped tomato-1/2 cup
Chopped Garlic-2 tbsp
Olive oil-1 tbsp & some use for brush
Crushed black paper to taste
Salt to taste
Italian seasoning to taste(I used crushed chili paper,crushed oregano,crushed parsley & roasted garlic herbs)


 METHOD:-

1-Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.
2-In a bow mix all the ingredients and set aside.
3-Take all the slices of bread and brush with some olive oil.
4-Place the slices of bread on a baking tray.
5-Now put the mixture over the bread and spread that out evenly.
6-If you want more cheesy then sprinkle little grated cheese on the top of the mixture.
7-Then bake it 4-5 minutes until cheese melts completely,then turn to broil(grill) m…

COCONUT LADOO

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INGREDIENTS:-

Desiccated coconut or dry coconut powder-1 cup
Condensed milk-1 cup
Green cardamom-2-3(crushed)
Few tbsp desiccated or dry coconut powder


METHOD:-

1-In a pan add condensed milk and desiccated coconut.
2-Mix well and cook on low flame.
3-Once the coconut mixture comes out clean from the sides of pan add the crushed cardamom and mix.
4-Turn off the heat and let the coconut mixture cool enough for handle it but still it is warm.
5-Grease your hands,make some little balls by rolling between your palms and rolled in desiccated coconut.
6-Store the coconut ladoo in an air tight container and refrigerate it or you can keep it at room temperature up to 2-3 days.

NOTE-
1-You can also use fresh coconut or frozen coconut but it will take extra time to cook.
2-You can also use any nuts of your choice.





THANDAI

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Thandai is a refreshing summer cooler drink recipe made during Indian festivals.This famous drink is traditionally prepared as an offering to Lord Shiva during the festival of Maha Shivaratri & the festival of colors,Holi.It is also known as "sardai".It is a cold drink prepared with a mixture of almonds,fennel seeds,melon seeds(char magaz),poppy seeds(khus-khus),rose petals,pepper,cardamom,saffron,milk & sugar.This thirst-quencher is tasty & cools you down.So let's start....




INGREDIENTS:-

Whole Milk-4 cups(You can also use low-fat or soy or almond milk)
Whole almond-1/2 cup
Melon seeds(char magaz)-2 tbsp(if n't available,then use pumpkin seeds)
Poppy seeds(Khus-khus)-1 tbsp
Cardamom pods(elaichi)-10
Fennel seeds(saunf)-1 tbsp
Peppercorns(kali mirch)-8
Rose water-1 tbsp(you can also use 1/2 tsp rose essence or 1 tsp dried rose petals)
Sugar-1/2 cup(or adjust according to taste)
Chopped pistachio-handful
Saffron-few stands
Rose petal-handful
Mint leaves-hand…