02 April, 2016

Power Pack Chocolate Pockets( flame-less cooking)

Power Pack Chocolate Pockets( flame-less cooking)

     I have a sensitive tooth that even a tsp of any sweetener develops toothache in me so I avoid sweets most often. Few days back when i crave for something sweet to eat searching my kitchen found dates and dry grapes...seeing those...He!He! A bulb glows above my head !!!! follow me to  see the procedure of PPCP(see Title for abbreviation) that melts in  mouth!!!


Dates - 1/2 cup
Cashew - 1/4 cup
walnuts - 1/4 cup
Dry grapes - 1/4 cup
Choco chips - 1 tbsp(optional)
Vanilla Extract - 1/8 tsp(optional)


1. Add De-seeded and diced dates, cashews, walnuts, dry grapes in a blender and blend for 10 seconds.
2. Add in choco chips, vanilla extract and pulse for 5 seconds
3. line butter paper/ parchment paper on a plate and set the blended mix on to it
4. freeze for 5 minutes
5. cut in desired shapes, wrap it and store in refrigerator.

Step by Step procedure pics

Add in 1/2 cup de-seeded, diced dates

Add in 1/4 cup cashews
Add in 1/4 cup walnuts
Add in 1/4 cup dry grapes
Blend all together for 10 seconds(can add in any kind of nuts/seeds of choice)
Can stop in this step to make GRANOLA BARS with no artificial agents mixed!!
Add in 1 tbsp choco chips

Add in 1/8 tsp vanilla extract(1/4 tsp is beyond limits for this recipe)
blend/pulse for 5 seconds

line a plate with butter paper / parchment paper
spread the mix onto lined plate
freeze it for 5-10 minutes
part it in desired shapes
I square parted it
wrap a piece in butter paper
Tada! our PPC pockets are ready!!
Power Packed for adults to kids!! ;-)
 Thnx  for my Daughter Thrisha who Came forward in Editing this page! Very much Appreciated Thrishi Cutty!

05 January, 2016

Amla chips / Nellikkai paakku

Amla chips / Nellikkai paakku

Amla /gooseberries - 9
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp or as needed
Chat masala ( optional)- 1/4 tsp
Cumin powder (optional )- 1/4 tsp


Step 1 : Clean and wipe dry the aamlas

Step 2 : Thin slice it in a slicer or use salad knives for slicing

Step 3 : Add in chilli powder, salt and other mentioned optional ingredients as per ur taste

Step 4: mix it well

Step 5: spread it out in a microwavable container.

Step 6: microwave it on high for 4 min

Step 7: check for crispness if not stir & microwave it again for 4 minutes

Step 8: allow it to stand in for 4 more minutes


Tadda!!!it's done!!! Cool & keep it in a air tight container!!!

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