Microwave Roasted Almonds

I had a planned on posting a mixed nuts laddu for the last day of ‘Go Nuts’ theme. Something came up and had to go out of town. Before I left, I made this quick spicy almonds. These almonds are not very spicy but spice level can be adjust to taste. I thought of making […]

Microwave Kalakand

Kalakand is a rich Indian sweet made by condensing milk with paneer or Indian cheese. Whole milk is cooked along with paneer until solidified and shaped into a cake. It is a laborious process but there is always a shortcut. Microwave kalakand is a simplified version of preparing this delicious Bengali sweet. Microwave Kalakand is […]

Microwave Cooking – Carrot Halwa

When growing up, whenever the vegetable market was flooded with carrots, my mom use to make carrot halwa. I remember it was a lengthy process; peeling the carrots, hand grating them, roasting the grated carrots in ghee (clarified butter) and then simmering it in milk until the milk is evaporated. The laborious process kept me […]

Event Entry and an Award

New post, new picture and an archived recipe for Srivalli’s Microwave Easy Cooking (MEC) Event.  The theme for this month is Chocolate and what better than Chocolate Strawberries, to make my debut into MEC events!  I use my microwave purely for reheating food and to boil milk, for making yogurt.  I don’t use it for […]

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