Green Apple Thokku – Green Apple Pickle

December 11, 2018 Pickles  One comment

Pickle varieties are always welcome at home. This Green Apple Thokku/Pickle is an instant pickle variety to pair perfectly with a bowl of curd rice. I paired it with almost everything, like chapathi, dosa, upma, khichdi & even bread. Just spread a small amount and top it with your favourite veggies and cheese. It would be Yumm!! Do check my all time favourite Tomato Thokku recipe HERE! 🙂 Video Recipe!

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Paneer Jalfrezi – Paneer Recipes

November 19, 2018 Paneer Dishes  No comments

Paneer Jalfrezi is a simple and delicious sabzi variety to go with roti, naan or paratha. It is a semi-dry dish, more like a stir fry with full of flavours. Though Paneer Butter Masala is my all time favourite, this has become a recent favourite too, may be because of the simplicity in making it. No grinding or any long procedure involved. All u need are a few ingredients and this can be made in 15-20 mins. This can wrapped in roti/chapathi and served as a perfect lunch for kids/adults. Recipe with video..

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Pista Badam Burfi – Burfi Recipes

November 5, 2018 Diwali Sweets  No comments

Wishing u all a very happy Diwali. I am sure all of you are ready with your preparations. This Pista Badam Burfi is a simple last minute sweet for all those busy people. This version is made with condensed milk. All u need are a few simple ingredients. If u do not want to use condensed milk, check my Kaju Katli recipe and replace it with pista/badam powder. Unlike other traditional sweets like Mysore Pak this does not need a lot of ghee. This can be made in 15-20 mins. Post with video..

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Thengai Paal Murukku – Coconut Milk Murukku

November 2, 2018 Diwali Snacks  No comments

Thengai Paal Murukku or Coconut Milk Murukku is a flavourful murukku variety made with the rice flour + urad dal flour/pottukadalai mavu along with coconut milk. The addition of coconut milk gives a unique flavour. Fresh coconut milk would create the magic. Once u have extracted the coconut milk, it is a breeze to make this snack. I have posted a few varieites of murukku earlier. Cashew Murukku is a family favourite though! Recipe with video..

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Coconut Burfi – Thengai Burfi

October 29, 2018 Diwali Sweets  2 comments

Coconut Burfi is a very simple and quick to make sweet. With Diwali coming up, I have just started my preparations. This can be made in about 30 mins and suits well if u are looking for a quick one. All u need are simple ingredients. There are a few variations that u can try too – browse down to the tips section. This is a traditional version. Check my Coconut Laddu which uses condensed milk and can be made in just 15 mins. Post with video 🙂

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My Magic Pan 5th Blog Anniversary

October 2, 2018 Others  One comment

Today is My Magic Pan’s Anniversary – Yes 5 years of blogging! Am already flying 🙂 I call it as my hobby, passion, identity, pride, addiction, happiness and what not!?! As years pass by it is just as exciting and wonderful as it was when I started this journey! Thank u to all of you for your support and encouragement!
All your comments, may be thru social media or by word of mouth mean a lot to me. My junior fans are the best indeed. It gives me immense pleasure when I hear from my friends that their kids demand them to follow MyMagicPan.

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Kunukku Recipe – Adai Mavu Kunukku

October 1, 2018 Snacks / Starters  No comments

Kunukku is a simple deep fried snack made with rice and lentils. This is made from left over adai batter. If u have some left over adai batter this can be made in no time. So next time when u grind adai batter, plan to keep a small amount of it separately for this humble evening or after school snack. U might have to add a little bit of water to make adai, so it is better to keep aside some of the batter if u want to make this snack. I have used this Adai Batter as the base. Kunukku can also be made with urad dal batter. Shall post that recipe soon 🙂

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Sweet Ammini Kozhukattai – Chathurthi Recipes

September 11, 2018 Pillayar Chathurthi Recipes  One comment

It has been a long time since I disappeared from here! Reason being, I had been on a vacation to India. Getting back to the normal routine now.. This year Pillayar Chathurthi is on the 13th – Thursday. Am sure all of you would be busy with your preparations! This Sweet Ammini Kozhukattai is a sweet variety. I simply love these mini kozhukattais. I have already posted a Spicy version of this for those who do not have a sweet tooth unlike me. Check it out HERE. U can cook these mini buddies and make both the versions if u wish too.

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Pina Colada Popsicles – Popsicle Recipes

August 29, 2018 Ice CreamsSummer Special  One comment

Pina Colada Popsicles is a creamy and yummy popsicle made with fresh pineapple and coconut milk. I had recently posted Virgin Pina Colada recipe. U can choose that if u just want to slurp it with a straw. This popsicle is like an upgrade to it, in the sense a much creamier version as we are going to enjoy it in the form of popsicle. U can make a lot of variations to this popsicle. See the tips section for options. Check my wide range of popsicle/ice cream recipes HERE.

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Aglio E Olio – Italian Pasta Aglio E Olio

August 16, 2018 Pasta / Pizza Recipes  No comments

Aglio E Olio is a traditional Italian recipe made with either spaghetti or pasta. I recently tasted this in a Italian restaurant. It was an open kitchen kind of restaurant and the chef made the food right in front of us. So I was curious to know the recipe when we ordered this. Trust me this is such a simple recipe with full of flavours from garlic and olive oil. We just loved it for its flavours. Compared to my Cheesy Pasta recipe, this is a guilt-free recipe as not much cheese is added here. The chef just drizzled some parmesan cheese on top, but I have skipped that as well.

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