Starters & Snacks

Jhal Muri(Puffed Rice salad)
Total Calories : 138 kcal

Calories from fat: 40 kcal

A common street food in eastern India, this is a super healthy snack. It is quite filling, and can have variations to suit your palette, involves no cooking, and takes less than a minute to prepare.

What you need
1 bowl  Puffed Rice*
1 small onion finely chopped
1 small tomato finely chopped
1 small potato boiled and finely chopped(optional)
1 small green chili deseeded and finely chopped(optional)
1 tablespoon Murukku mixture (or 1 tablespoon roasted peanuts)
1 teaspoon mustard oil/extra virgin olive oil


Preparation
Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl, and serve!






*For those who do not know what puffed rice is : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puffed_rice



 Easy Scones


What you need:
Egg                                  1 medium
Flour                                2 cups
Vanilla essence                1 tablespoon
Baking powder                1 and 1/2 teaspoon
Salt                                  1 large pinch
Sugar                               1 cup
Butter                              2 tablespoon
Milk                                2 tablespoon for brushing

How to cook:
1. Beat Egg until fluffy. Add vanilla essence.
2. In a separate bowl mix flour , baking powder, salt
3. Add butter to flour and mix with your fingers
4. Add the flour to the egg, and mix.
5. Knead to a soft dough.
6. Roll out the dough, and cut into medium biscuit size pieces
7. Brush scones with milk
8. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 20 minutes
Serve hot or cold with Coffee or tea!