Sweet corn and capsicum sandwich

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Everyone in the family loves to have sandwiches for breakfast or for teatime snacks. Sweet corn and capsicum sandwich is one of the favorites. I love all kind of sandwiches, be it vegetable sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich, cottage cheese sandwich or mayo sandwich. Sandwiches are a good lunch box option too for your kids. Use lots of veggies for the filling and be assured that your child is getting all the nutrients. You can use multi-grain bread or whole wheat bread for healthier option, I have used white bread for this sandwich. For sweet corn and capsicum sandwich, I have used boiled sweet corn, boiled baby corn and capsicum for the filling. I have used a combination of mayonnaise, mustard sauce and ketchup for the sauce and it tastes amazing. I have not added cheese but you are free to add cheese or cheese spread. You can make a different version of this sandwich by adding onion, broccoli and mushroom. There is no limit when it comes to playing with the filling and flavors. Grill or toast the sandwiches with a dollop of butter and enjoy this delicious sandwich. Happy cooking and Happy eating !! Annnddddd leave me a message […]

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Whole wheat cumin cookies/ Atta jeera cookies

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Jeera cookies/cumin cookies are perfect to go with a cup of tea.  Again a very easy recipe plus it is made from whole wheat flour. With the same recipe, we can omit the jeera/cumin and make cardamom cookies. If you replace the jeera with dry fenugreek leaves, you will get a different flavour. This way we can experiment with different flavors. You can also try Whole wheat chocolate chunk cookies which I made some time back. Another favorite recipe to be tried is Butter cookies. If you are not too fond of sweet cookies, we can make savoury cookies too. Yes, I have been planning to make savoury cookies soon. Cheese and mustard, sun dried tomatoes and pepper , o yum, sounds great right?? It has been raining since  morning today, the weather is so pleasant right now. Just perfect for a cup of ginger tea/adrakwali chai and jeera cookies !! Let me indulge myself ! I will be waiting to know if you tried these cookies and if you experimented with new flavours. Ill see you in my next post with savoury cookies ! Happy Baking and Happy eating !!   WHOLE WHEAT CUMIN COOKIES/ ATTA JEERA COOKIES Author: The Cooking Soul […]

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Bruschetta Variations with Mushrooms and Red beans

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Quick and simple recipes attract me the most because I get highly irritated when I am hungry. It becomes a lot more easy if the ingredients are minimum, less complicated recipe and quicker preparation time. I do have many such recipes, thanks to my hunger pangs, but today I will be sharing bruschetta variations with mushrooms and red beans. The classic bruschetta with tomatoes, basil and cheese is an all time favorite. Also, quick and easy ! I like to experiment with the toppings now and then cause I love change. Change is need of life, makes life more interesting and makes you a wise person only if you learn the lessons life has to teach you! Just like my easy peasy bruschetta variations, you need to live your life simple, no complicated approach to challenges in life, be quick to express gratitude and tadaaaaaa … Life is beautiful !! Mushrooms sauteed with onions and garlic taste amazing. Sprinkle some cilantro on the top and it totally elevates the taste. While for the second variation, I used cooked red beans, corn, tomato, onion and a little bit of cheese. This appetizer is so delicious and worth trying. If you do try […]

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Vegetable Pasta Soup

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In winters, a hot bowl of soup and a warm blanket is all I need only when I am down with cold, else you will find me with a big mug of hot chocolate. I love this vegetable pasta soup because it is a complete meal in itself and it has my favorite pasta. This is a one pot meal where you put all the ingredients in a pot and let it cook, that’s it !! Easy right? And it is a healthy meal with all the veggies in it. You can add/eliminate vegetables of your choice. So when are you making this healthy bowl for yourself and your family?? Vegetable Pasta Soup Author: The Cooking Soul Yield- Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 bell pepper, diced 8-10 cauliflower florets, 8-10 baby corn, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 3 tbsp, green garlic leaves, chopped 6-7, tomatoes, chopped 1 cup boiled pasta 1 litre water 2 -3 tsp dried basil / fresh basil leaves 1 tsp oregano 2 tsp black pepper powder salt according to taste INSTRUCTIONS Heat oil in a large pan, add onion and garlic, cook stirring continuously till the onion […]

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