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Brinjal Gothsu (Curry with Brinjal)

Mango Sticky Rice/Khao-niao Ma- muang (Thai-Dessert)

Heavenly is the only way to describe the classic Thai dessert khaoniao mamuang. It's the most famous of all Thai Desserts and so delicious. A traditional Thai Dessert made with glutinous rice, fresh mango and coconut milk. Traditionally, the sticky rice is made in a pot on your stove by steaming the Glutinous Rice , and then adding sweet coconut milk over. Serve it with some fresh mango slices over the sticky rice and smother with the rest of the coconut sauce, and the result is pure heaven! If you like mangoes and/or sticky rice, you're going to love this exotic Thai dessert. Most stores now do have asian section with variety of asian things available throughout. But just in case you do not get sweet/sticky rice, you can make with any regular rice. You could use regular white rice or brown rice to create a similar texture, but you won’t get the same level of stickiness as you would with the sweet rice. If you’re going with regular white rice, short-grain white rice is yo

Kozhukotta (Steamed Rice Dumplings)

                                  Kozhukotta is a steamed rice dumplings with a sweet coconut and jaggery filling. They are shaped into round balls and are a speciality in most kerala households. Variations of this recipe can be found in different parts and communities of India. One version is modak, popular in Maharashtra and are made during Ganesh Chathurthi festivities. We personally love this and is so healthy for toddlers and a heavy breakfast for them. So lets check out the recipe Ingredients: 2 cup of rice powder  2 cups + 2 Tbsp of water, more or less  3/4 tsp of salt 2- 3 tsp Ghee  1 cup of grated jaggery  1 cup of grated coconut  1/4 tsp of cardamom powder  2 tbsp water for melting jaggery Method: First, we have to make the filling. For that heat a pan  Add the grated jaggery along with some water to melt the jaggery. Mix well until it begins to melt a bit and is looks like a thick syrup Add in the coconut and mix it well until almost all the water is evaporated. Keep mix