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Brinjal Gothsu (Curry with Brinjal)

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are a classic and a must try for a reason. They are the perfectly chewy, chocolatey, answer to those intense sweet tooth cravings. Nothing beats a good batch of freshly baked cookies coming out of the oven. It has a perfectly golden brown exterior and the loveliest chew which good cookie needs to have. This cookie recipe is one of the easiest and delicious one. They’re made with basic ingredients most people have in their kitchens most of the time, no crazy expensive or hard to find ingredients are needed for this recipe! The method is also straightforward. In short anyone can bake these cookies! Few things to note before we jump into the recipe: I have used brown sugar and white granulated sugar in this. Both are needed for a cookie with depth and perfect sweetness. But if you can't find brown sugar, can do with just white sugar as well. But I would still suggest brown sugar too for those perfect cookies Eggs are the binder for this recipe. If you’d l

Chana/Black Chickpea Rice/ Kadala Rice

I am a big fan of One pot meals and I keep making them every week atleast once. Its non messy, quick, stress free and yet so so delicious and nutritious. We usually prefer rice for lunch and there are some days when you want it to be wholesome meal yet quick and easy. This is yet another quick, easy and delicious one pot rice, made from  leftover  channa / black chickpeas. You can make this with fresh cooked channa/ chickpea as well. To make it more nutritious I have added carrot and beans as well. You can add whatever veggies you have in hand or you can completely avoid. If you wish to make other quick recipes do check out my  One Pot Meals .  Lets see how this is done. Easy step by step images are given below for reference Serves : 4 See Notes ** Ingredients:   1 cup Leftover channa/ black chickpeas 2 cups rice (I used everyday basmati) 2 tbsp oil 1 onion chopped  1 small tomato chopped 1 tsp Garlic and ginger paste 1/2 cup Carrot sliced or chopped  1/2 cup French beans chopped  1/2

Quick Onion- Tamarind chutney

This is my maternal grandfathers famous chutney/ chamandhi which is extremely tasty and easy to make. We make this usually when we crave for something tangy / chatpata chutney to make our meal more delicious. I don't know what this chutney should be called, because we know it as "Adults Only" or Ulli. Well I know it sounds weird😮 , but as kids we were not allowed to have this chutney/Pickle owing to its spicy and tangy taste. And when asked about what is it, my grandfather randomly said its for  "Adults only"; and thats how it came to be known as Adults Only. 😛 Well it pretty simple recipe and so so easy, yet adds a wonderful taste to your regular meals.  Lets see how its done:  Ingredients:  1 Onion (Red preferably) 1 small size tamarind (Sambhar tamarind) 1/2 tsp chilli powder or as per liking Salt to taste 1 Tsp Coconut oil  Method:  Roughly chop the onions  Add onions, Tamarind, chilli powder and salt  Grind it to a paste in a mixer grinder jar Check for s

Creamy White sauce for Pasta and Breads

This is another quick one pot recipe for those easy dinner days. Easy prep and tasty too.  Chicken and Spinach with Mushroom white Sauce is your perfect comfort food as well as an easy midweek dinner! You can serve it with some Bread,  Focaccia  or serve it along with pasta. Its perfect for anything. I usually serve this with PASTA . Lets see how its done. Step by step images given below.  Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes See Notes**  Servings: 4 servings Ingredients:  2 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup boneless skinless chicken thighs (thinly sliced)  1 cup mushrooms sliced Salt and pepper to taste 4 Tbsp butter 4 cloves garlic minced 2 Tbsp flour 1/2 cup chicken broth or you can add water 1 cup half and half- Milk and cream together 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 Tsp salt or as per taste  1 cup spinach Instructions:  First we cook chicken and mushrooms: In a large skillet, add olive oil and heat it over medium high heat.  When the pan is hot, add chicken **