Lunch Menu 7 – Biryani Meal

February 23, 2019 Lunch Menu Series  No comments

This lunch menu is a Biryani Meal along with a gravy. Made this on a weekend. On the plate is Veg Biryani, Ennai Kathirikkai, Onion Raita(my hubby’s style) & Potato chips (store bought). We love to switch to this menu in between the boring kuzhambu, rasam & poriyal meals. Usually biryani would be paired with just the onion raita. This time paired it with Ennai Kathirikkai, my all time favourite combo.

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Green Grapes Pickle – Instant Grapes Pickle

February 18, 2019 Pickles  No comments

I never had any idea of making a pickle out of green grapes. I had bought 2 packs of grapes during my last week shopping. These green grapes happened to be so sour that could not be consumed happily as a fruit, so ended up making this Green Grapes Pickle. Trust me it tasted just yumm! Sour, sweet, spicy & flavourful! This is yet another instant pickle variety and can be made in 5 mins literally. Recipe with video 🙂 Which is your all time favourite pickle? Mine is this simple Tomato Thokku

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Kara Sev – Besan Sev

February 4, 2019 Diwali SnacksSnacks / Starters  No comments

Kara Sev is an Indian snack made with besan/chickpea flour. It is a crunchy,easy to make snack. Perfect for special occasions like Diwali or even as a tea time snack. Usually it is made by pressing the dough on a perforated ladle directly into hot oil. I have used a murukku press for convenience. Do check my plain Sev/Om Podi recipe too. Savoury snacks are always a favourite at home. It just vanishes very soon. So do not have to wait for a special occasion to make it. Recipe with video.

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Red Rice Adai – Sigappu Arisi Adai

January 22, 2019 Breakfast/DinnerDosa Corner  No comments

A very late Happy New Year to all of u. Its been a long time since I disappeared from here. Sorry about that. Hope u all had a good start to the new year. This recipe is about Red Rice Adai. A healthy mix of red rice and lentils. It is a very simple recipe to make. All u need to plan is the soaking time. No fermentation required. Can be used immediately. Adai is a favourite at home. I usually make another dosa/adai variety (batter) handy to cope the busy weekdays along with the Idli/Dosa batter. It also adds a variety to the normal boring dosa!

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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 SweetsHoli Recipes  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 SweetsHoli Recipes  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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