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RAW BANANA TIKKIS

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INGREDIENTS Raw Bananas - 2Red chilli powder - 3/4 tspRasam powder - 1 tspSalt 1/2 tspOil for shallow fry
HOW TO MAKE Peel the skin of raw banana and slice them in to thin rounds and then drop into a bowl with salt water.Now mix red chilli powder,rasam powder and salt in a plate.Now take out the raw banana slices and marinate them with this mixture,coating them well and allow it to stay for about ten minutes. Now take a fry pan and drop in around 6 sliced raw bananas and shallow fry it by adding oil for about 6 mins on medium flame.Flip them and repeat.Remove from fry pan when crisp and enjoy with chutney or sauce:)

DOSA MIRCHI

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INGREDIENTS:

Mirchi aka green Chillies used for making bajjis about 62 big ladles of Dosa batterChilli powder 1/2 tspSalt to taste(if not already there in the batter..may be you will require more)Oil for frying
HOW TO MAKE:
Take a frying pan and add Oil for frying.Take a bowl,add in the batter,chilles,salt and mix well.Once the oil is heated,Dip the mirchi/chillies in the batter ,coat it well with the batter and drop it into the frying pan.Fry well until golden brown and remove.Serve hot with chutney!
Preparation time: 10 minutes

BROCCOLI AND LEEK SOUP

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INGREDIENTS:


Leek 1 big stalk cleaned and choppedBroccoli florets about 1 cupGinger 1 tsp gratedGarlic 2 pods mincedVegetable stock 4 cupsButter 1 TbspPeppercorns 8 to 9Salt to taste
HOW TO MAKE:
Melt butter in large pot over medium-high heat. 
Add Garlic and Ginger and sauté for about 30 seconds.Now Add leeks and Broccoli florets and sauté until leeks are almost soft, reducing heat if needed to prevent rapid browning, 7 to 8 minutes. Add 4 cups vegetable broth (readily available) to pot; bring to boil. Cover; boil until vegetables are tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.Puree the soup in blender until smooth.Thin  soup with more broth, if desired. Season with salt and pepper. Serve while hot with bread!
Preparation Time:20 minutes Note:If vegetable stock is not available,You can just use water:-)since broccoli by itself gives a nice texture and flavour.