Baked Medu Vada Recipe

Amazingly crispy and healthy baked medu vada made from split black gram and spices.

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The San Francisco Marathon 2014

The San Francisco Half Marathon 2014 on 27th July was not about one single day but it was the summary of the 3 months journey which I had with Team Asha. The advice, dos/don’t and most important ENJOY your first ever marathon were the words floating in front of my eyes.

21 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 It was 13.1 miles for which we practiced more than 100 miles. Weekend Long runs at beautiful trails (my favorite was sawyer camp and crissy fields), sweet weekday runs at baylands and real tracks on Tuesdays at Cubberley Field contributed towards reaching THE FINISH LINE on 27th July icon smile The San Francisco Marathon 2014

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Excitement began with The Race Expo and  Bib Collection at Fort Mason on July 25th

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A day before was full of butterflies in stomach. Missed the Team Asha Carbo Load but I made sure that I go to a fancy Italian restaurant and have a nice Alfredo pasta and not to forget the cheesecake. After the amazing meal I decided to sleep at 8pm which was just a dream as I ended watsapping with our Baylands group till 11.30pm. We were talking, laughing, joking and motivating each other to do our best tomorrow. Before sleeping I made sure that I take a pic with my shoes, Team Asha t-shirt, bib no etc. It’s a MANDATE icon smile The San Francisco Marathon 2014

IMG 3019 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 P.S The Baylands WhatsApp group is the most happening icon smile The San Francisco Marathon 2014

THE RACE DAY

It all started with getting up at 3.45 am. I was more than organized this time with everything ready and it just took me 30 minutes to get going. I, Ritesh (dear husband), Happy (colleague and Asha runner) and his wife Mona carpooled and reached the Embarcadero around 5 am. Trust me the sight which I saw was so much motivating, positive and filled with energy that all the fear and anxiousness flew away. Now I was nothing but excited to run the race. Met my Team Asha buddies, did some stretching/warmup, took some cool pics and then we all dispersed towards our respective waves. Mine was wave 8 so I had the whole time in the world to enjoy amazing commentary which they were doing before starting every wave.

13 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 And finally I was standing at the start line facing the banner of San Francisco Marathon. I can’t express that feeling in words. A girl who never ran a race even in school was today attempting to run one of the finest/beautiful marathons in the world. I made sure to capture a selfie and post it on Facebook:) I was just on top of the world.

111 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 Race started. It was 6.30 am and pleasant. Generally it takes me 4 miles to warm up due to my calf tightening issue and it was same this time too. One thing was different this time, the pain was accompanied with the beautiful views of Embarcadero and Fisherman’s wharf which took precedent over the pain. Just around the 3rd mile fresh breeze came and guesses what it got?? The aroma of fresh croissants from the bakeries around icon smile The San Francisco Marathon 2014

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Now I was approaching Fort Mason and felt really comfortable climbing the hill, Thanks to Team Asha’s training at Crissy Fields and Rancho. And also the first water stops which was like icing on the cake. The downhill is always rosy but equally dangerous so I followed Chakri’s advise to take small and zig zag steps while enjoying the cold breeze of the bay.

311 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 As I came down the hill and started running towards Marina I saw some amazing cheer leaders. It brought a smile on my face. I also met Thillai my running buddy from Baylands, seeing her smiling was energizing. And here were the beautiful crissy fields. It was around 4.5 miles, I was done with my initial calf pain, was totally enjoying the race and the best part was the flashback of memories of Team Asha’s Crissy Field’s training session. This was one of the happiest phases of my run. Crossed east beach and remembered eating samosas and dipping our feet in the ocean. Now I could see the Golden Gate Bridge and also almost hiding Raghu who was taking Team Asha runners pics. It was a pleasant surprise. I took a break at the Gatorade station at around 5 miles before climbing the hill at Lincoln Blvd. Also has a nice laugh looking at the cheerleaders from My Fitness Pal and their funny posters.

32 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 Climbing the hill before Golden Gate Bridge was difficult. It actually drained me a bit. But as I reached the Fort Point, I saw Ritesh, Mona, Chakri and Balu. Just wore my smile back:) Felt like a celebrity as both Chakri and Ritesh were clicking me.

33 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 And now around mile 7, I was running on the most amazing Golden Gate Bridge. This was once in a lifetime experience. Every runner was looking so awesome, proud and happy. Many were sparing a moment and taking selfies. I was no different. I met most of my Team Asha buddies: Happy, Puja, Trishna, Shashvat, Prasad, Annanya and Sahana on the bridge. Made sure that around 9 miles I was done with all my pics It was just way too beautiful. The sun rays sparkling on the blue pacific ocean and the standing tall Golden Gate Bridge. I won’t say that running on the bridge was easy. It was exhausting. My savior was the water and GU station at vista point. While returning back I could run better. I also walked for ½ mile on the bridge, just wanted to enjoy the breathtaking views.

34 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 At the end of the loop, Deepa and Chakri were there to cheer and capture the candid shots of the runners. I also met Ritesh and Mona. Gave them a quick hug and was all set to finish my last 3.1 miles. I remember Ritesh saying that don’t worry about the pace..you are doing great  The last miles were a roller coaster ride. Up and down and up and down. They were there to check your endurance. But again they were around the scenic views of Bakers Beach and Sea Cliff. I also met someone interesting and I owe my last 3.1 miles to her. Shahla, an art student from Afghanistan and Geneva who visits India regularly to restore monumental architecture. She was injured and was still running and I was like WOW.

IMG 7675 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 We chatted about everything from Art, Ramzan, US Culture, Arrange Marriages in India to Chandni Chowk in those last 3 miles. Talking and running with her made my last 3 miles so easy and memorable.

35 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 And in no time, here I was walking at the 13 mile near the finish line and I heard Vineet from Team Asha cheering me up to run to the Finish Line. I bid goodbye to Shahla and ran towards the finish line and heard the words Anita Mokashi with Team Asha. I don’t think I can express those feelings in words but I just need to say THANK YOU TEAM ASHA.

37 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 I met Ritesh, Happy, Mona, Supreme and all my Team Asha buddies and captured some amazing moments. I really enjoyed my first race and now continuing with Team Asha for the 2nd season. My aim is to not run couple of marathons and make memories but is to make Running & Team Asha a part of my life:)

38 The San Francisco Marathon 2014 And to sum it up below are few good lines said by anonymous:

The thirst you feel in your throat and lungs will be gone minutes after the race is over. The pain in your legs within days, but the glory of your finish will last forever.”

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Sevai Kheer Recipe

Vermicelli cooked in milk and dry fruits. Made in every household on the occasion of Eid.

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Eid al-Fitr literally means ‘The Festival of Breaking the Fast’.  It is also known as the ‘The Sugar Feast’ or ‘The Sweet Festival’. It marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.  For the first time in several years Eid-ul-Fitr has fallen on a Friday adding more value to this auspicious day.

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Yo Mango Berry Recipe: Instant Strawberry Mango Frozen Yoghurt

Scrumptious frozen yoghurt made with Mango pulp, chopped strawberry, greek yoghurt and milk powder.

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Nowadays I more keep on doing instant recipes rather than lengthy extensive recipes. I follow the same funda for sweet as well as savory recipes. My main motto is to create something from whatever is available in the kitchen rather than going and buying ingredients.

This dessert was made in 30 minutes and was just amazing. Everything about it is healthy except the fact that it is sweet icon smile Yo Mango Berry Recipe:  Instant Strawberry Mango Frozen Yoghurt IMG 0311 Yo Mango Berry Recipe:  Instant Strawberry Mango Frozen Yoghurt

Ingredients

1 cup greek yoghurt

½ cup khoya milk powder

1/3 cup mango pulp

10 chopped strawberries

Sugar as per taste

Method

Mix all the above mentioned ingredients in a bowl and freeze it for around 30 minutes.  You can freeze it for longer time if you want.

Remove from freezer. Garnish with chopped strawberries and serve it chilled

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pinned Epicurean Delights Recipes

Hello Everyone,

I found this unique way of saving all our favorite ED recipe links on a common Pinterest Board which everyone can access.
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See the below video to how to install this extension and how to copy your favorite recipe links from facebook to Pinterest Board

 

I have created a Pinterest Board with the name Epicurean Delights Recipes. It’s a group board. Once you join/send request to be a contributor, all of us can start adding our pinned recipes to this board and easily browser recipes from ED.

The link to the Group Board is below

http://www.pinterest.com/mokashianita/epicurean-delights-recipes/

You can search pins/recipes on this board by clicking on search button. You can enter the recipe name, select search my pins and you will get the results from the Epicurean Delights Board.

Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

Non-fried vadas dunked in yoghurt and topped with tangy imli chutney and cumin powder. This recipe is devised for people on a diet or for those who have to cut down on fat. Nevertheless, it is extremely good.

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Adapted from Tarla Dalal.com

Ingredients IMG 9855 2 Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipe)

For The Vadas

1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)

1 to 2 green chillies

1/2 tsp unflavoured fruit salt

2 cups salted buttermilk/or water for soaking vadas

salt to taste

oil for greasing

For The Curds

2 cups curds (dahi)

2 tbsp milk

salt to taste

For The Garnish

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder

2 tbsp khajur imli ki chutney

2 tbsp Green Chutney

2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

Method

For the vadas

Soak the dal in warm water for at least 1 hour.

Drain out most of the water and grind it to a smooth paste in a blender along with the chillies and salt. Try to keep the texture  a bit grainy

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Add the fruit salt and mix well.

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Pour 1 tablespoons of the batter into 8 small greased microwave safe bowls (2″ diameter).

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Microwave 4 at a time each batch for 1 minute and 15 seconds.

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Remove and allow it to cool completely unmould.

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Soak them in buttermilk or water for few minutes, till they are soft.

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Drain and squeeze out any excess water.

Place on a serving plate.

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How to proceed

Whisk the curds with the milk and salt and pour over the soaked vadas.

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Garnish with the chilli powder, cumin powder, khajur imli ki chutney and chopped coriander. Eat it instantly. Do not let it soak for a longer time or overnight. Won’t taste that good the next day.

 

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Angles For Food Photography

Every individual has different angles to his personality and I think that’s what makes him interesting.

The same rule follows for food too. To make your food look interesting,  photograph it from different angles. Give it a perspective and Story.

Just like any other type of Photography, Camera Angles are very much important for photographing food. In this article we will discuss about various angles of photographing food which will make it look appealing and interesting.

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Instant Jalebi Recipe

Jalebi, or Jilapi, or Jilawii (and sometimes Zulbia) is a sweet popular in countries of the Indian Subcontinent. It is made by deep-frying a maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in the subcontinent during Ramadan and Diwali.

 

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The origins of Jalebi can be traced to ancient India, where it was produced from fermented wheat and dahi (yoghurt) batter, and called kundalika or jal-vallika (jal means watery, vallika means crescent-shaped). In later dialects of Sanskrit, Jal-vallika became Jalebi which likely arrived in the middle east during Muslim rule, through cultural diffusion and trade from the Indian subcontinent, and its local name jalebi became zalebi as s is more common in Middle-Eastern languages.

The sweet is also known as Zalabia in Comoros Islands and Zanzibar, where it is thought to have been introduced by Middle Eastern settlers and traders.

The earliest written references to the sweet are found in a 13th-century cookbook by Muhammad bin Hasan al-Baghdadi. In Iran, where it is known as zulbia, the sweet was traditionally given to the poor during Ramadan.

In the early 1900s, jalebi was used to hold ice cream. This idea was made by Ernest A Hamwi. Jalebi was a treat for an American family, until the invention of cones.

One of the earliest known Indian references for the sweet exists in a Jain work — Priyamkarnrpakatha — by Jinasura, apparently composed in AD 1450. This work was subsequently cited in cookery books published in later centuries including the 17th-century classic Bhojan-kutuhala by Raghunatha.

Source WIKI

Recipe Adapted from Tarla Dalal.com

 

Ingredients

For The Batter

1/2 cup plain flour (maida) IMG 8058 2 Instant Jalebi Recipe

1/2 tsp dry yeast

 

For The Sugar Syrup

1 cup sugar

1 tsp saffron (kesar) strands

2 pinches saffron colour

Other Ingredients

ghee for deep-frying

For The Garnish

1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

1 tsp almond (badam) slivers

1 tsp pistachio slivers

Method

For the batter

Combine the yeast with 2 tbsp of warm water in a bowl and keep aside for 5 to 7 minutes.

Combine this yeast mixture with the plain flour in a bowl and mix well.

Add 2 tbsp of water if required to make a thick batter and cover and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.

For the sugar syrup

Combine the sugar and 1 cup of water in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a high flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till the sugar syrup is of 1 thread consistency.

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Combine the saffron strands, saffron colour and 2 tsp of sugar syrup in a bowl and add to the sugar syrup and mix well. Keep aside.

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How to proceed

Select a plastic bottle with a small hole in the lid and fill with the batter.

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Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan and press the bottle to form a coil shaped jalebi, starting from the inside to the outside.

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Deep-fry till the jalebis turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.

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Place the fried jalebis into the warm syrup. Leave for 2 minutes or till they soak the sugar syrup well and then remove from the sugar syrup.

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Serve immediately garnished with cardamom powder, almond slivers and pistachio slivers.

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Running with Team Asha 2014

This year I am training to run SF half marathon in July . I hope to raise funds for Asha for Education, a non-profit organization, working to bring socio-economic change in India through education of underprivileged children. It is a lot of time commitment and a huge challenge to train for a marathon. But despite all the challenges, I am constantly motivated knowing that the funds I raise could mean the difference between education and poverty for underprivileged children.

My running experience had been great so far. Coaches, Mentors and running buddies are amazing icon smile Running with Team Asha 2014 I love running and exploring different parks during long weekend run.

Why run for this cause?
We all are very fortunate to be in the place where we are today and to have choices in life. There are millions of children in India who do not have a choice but to work as child laborers. Most of them grow up without ever going to a school, not knowing what it would have been like to get an education. This is an effort to give them a choice to get educated. A choice to experience a better life and a chance to be a child again.

Here are some staggering facts:

  • 1/6 of the humanity is illiterate. Nearly a billion people, two thirds of them women, entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.
  • There are more than 350+ million people in India alone who cannot read or write. That is greater than the entire population of the US !!!
  • According to the last census report, one-third of all children in India aged 6-14 years (55 million total) are out of school.

Top 4 reasons why you should donate to Team Asha.

  1. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. By educating underprivileged children, we can help them break out of the cycle of poverty and experience a better life.
  2. Asha is a 100% volunteer driven organization trying to keep the overhead low so that every dollar donated goes directly to benefit the cause. Athletes cover all marathon related expenses.
  3. Your contribution is tax-deductible(Tax ID: 77-0459884, Asha for Education).
  4. Most employers will match contributions made to Asha for Education.

 

How you can participate? You can help me and be a part of this effort by contributing towards my fund raising on below page:

https://www.ashanet.org/siliconvalley/marathon/runnernet2/public.php?2014TASVR1223

Some pics from my running journey:

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Epicurean Delights Meetup 2014 Recipes

Hello Everyone,

Capturing the event and Compiling this book was a great experience:)  A Big Thanks to all the attendees who submitted the recipes and replied to my messages.

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14 Epicurean Delights Meetup 2014 Recipes

 

Adrak Elaichi Chai with Bread Upma Recipe

Spicy Bread Upma with Kadak Adrak Elaichi Chai was today evening’s snack. The inspiration behind making the chai and upma was the Khalbatta or Stone Mortar which my friend gifted me. I just somehow wanted to use it. I asked my friends of Epicurean Delights group about various ideas to use it. One of the suggestions was to use it to crush the ginger and cardamom for adrak elaichi tea icon smile Adrak Elaichi Chai with Bread Upma Recipe

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Aaswad & Prakash Restaurant in Mumbai

Aaswad & Prakash hotel at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, India are famous restaurants for authentic Maharashtrian Food. Being born and lived in Shivaji Park for 25 yrs of my life these 2 joints are very close to my heart icon smile Aaswad & Prakash Restaurant in Mumbai So many memories are attached..birthdays, get togethers, festivals, post walk hangouts, fights, patch-ups, etc. No matter where you live some places leave a mark forever icon smile Aaswad & Prakash Restaurant in Mumbai I think more than the place it’s the memories. This post is dedicated to my friends and the good times which we had in Shivaji Park:)

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Glaze Recipe

These are easy one-bowl chocolate cupcakes made from flour, cocoa, eggs and yoghurt. The glaze is made out of instant coffee and butter. They turned out amazingly soft and were great with tea.

 

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I referred this recipe from Simply Vegetarian Blog which was actually adapted from Martha Stewarts famous one bowl cupcakes.

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For Cupcake

1&1/2 cups sugar

1&1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder,

1/2 tablespoon baking soda

3/4 teaspoons baking powder

3/4 teaspoons salt

3/4 cups yogurt

1/4 cup + 2 tbsp cup vegetable oil

2 small eggs

1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

For Glaze

½ cup butter

1 cup powdered sugar

1 tbsp instant coffee powder

For Garnishing

Chocolate Brittle

 

 

 

Method

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line standard muffin cups with paper liner. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add yoghurt, vegetable oil, and 1 1/2 cups warm water; whisk to combine. Add eggs and vanilla extract and whisk until smooth.

Divide batter among muffin cups (filling each about 2/3 full) and bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out with a few moist crumbs attached, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool in pans on wire racks, 5 minutes, then transfer cupcakes to racks and let cool completely.

Prepare the glaze by whisking butter well. Add sugar and coffee and whisk one more time.

Make sure that the cupcakes are cool. Lastly spread the glaze and garnish them with some chocolate brittle.

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