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Recipes by Yamini Vasudevan

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Dhoklas And Corriander Chutney

Dhoklas And Corriander Chutney by Yamini Vasudevan

when i was thinking about what i should blog about after all these months, i kept thinking of sweet things – a cake maybe, or something to do with chocolate. but life has a way of changing your plans! :) last night, i had dhoklas and green chutney for dinner, and when i saw the little squares garnished with grated coconut and chopped…

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Chocolate-coated Marshmallow Pops

Chocolate-coated Marshmallow Pops by Yamini Vasudevan

Chocolate-coated Marshmallow PopsFebruary 13, 2012 · by Y.V. · in dessert, Sweets ·are there times when you see something online, and you have to – just have to – try it out? well, there are many such recipes that i have been coming across, but i haven’t been able to do much. why? simply because i haven’t able to set up my oven in the…

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Marble Cake (Eggless)

Marble Cake (Eggless) by Yamini Vasudevan

Marble Cake (Eggless)April 9, 2012 · by Y.V. · in baking ·its been ages since i last baked anything and i have been trying to get back my touch. its not been easy – for one, i’m now living in Chennai (India), where finding good quality baking products is proving to be a challenge. i miss the days in Singapore when the NTUC/Cold…

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Bread Upma – the Sunday brunch version

Bread Upma – the Sunday brunch version by Yamini Vasudevan

Those from the south of India would know what ‘bread upma’ is – it is a variation of a traditional dish made with bread. But it is typically bland, tastes far too strongly of turmeric and generally fails to impress. But this version is the answer to all those who wished for something more interesting. It is perfect for that lazy…

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Date-&amp-Walnut Muffins

Date-&amp-Walnut Muffins by Yamini Vasudevan

Date-&amp-Walnut MuffinsIn baking on October 13, 2010 at 5:34 pmthere are some classic combinations that will never lose their appeal. my last post was on one such – oatmeal and raisins in cookies - and this week, i have yet another time-honoured combination: dates and walnuts. dates are used in several sweet concoctions, but adding…

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Cake & Custard Pudding

Cake & Custard Pudding by Yamini Vasudevan

last week, my mum picked up a pre-mix for basic eggless cake, and wanted to make a chocolate-orange marble cake with it. so we made the batter, and baked it in the microwave, which has a convection oven function – despite my dislike for that contraption (i prefer a proper convection oven any day). even after baking for 30 minutes, the…

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Mangai Thokku (Raw Mango Pickle)

Mangai Thokku (Raw Mango Pickle) by Yamini Vasudevan

i am back home in Chennai (India) for a break – and boy am i loving it! i get to eat my mum’s cooking every single day - after months of having to cook myself, this is a real treat! and in the last couple of weeks i have been home, i have gotten to taste a variety of traditional dishes that i rarely make in my own kitchen – one of…

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Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti by Yamini Vasudevan

its been a while since i last updated on this blog – and i have a very good reason for the long break. for the past couple of weeks, i haven’t been able to get any good clicks on my trusty 5-year-old digital camera. maybe its just me, but whatever i snap just doesn’t turn out well. and given just how important the visual element for…

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Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Cinnamon Rice Pudding by Yamini Vasudevan

rice pudding is one of those dishes that is common to several cultures around the world: some make elaborate versions, some just boil stuff together, some garnish with rose water, raisins or nuts, while even others add in an egg yolk (or two) to make it a cream concoction. the rice pudding i am familiar with is from South India –…

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Dates & Walnuts Muffins

Dates & Walnuts Muffins by Yamini Vasudevan

there are some classic combinations that will never lose their appeal. my last post was on one such – oatmeal and raisins in cookies - and this week, i have yet another time-honoured combination: dates and walnuts. dates are used in several sweet concoctions, but adding walnuts lends a slight bitter edge that serves to enhance their…

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