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Air fryer chickpea and lentil snack crackers (Masala Vada inspired)

I am an avid tea lover and tea drinker. The taste of steaming milk tea in early in the morning while watching my mom make breakfast was one of the first best memories that pops into my mind when I think about my childhood. I must have been four or five years old then. I guess you could call that I grew up on tea. Right along with the tea goes teatime snack. Teatime without a good spicy teatime snack is at least for me very dull. May it be a ginger snap cookie, spicy tuna sandwich, peppery veg roti or a good old masala Vada. Now, if any of that sounds gibberish to you let me enlighten. With a recipe for a snack that you can whip up quickly and cook in an air fryer superfast. Not only this Vada inspired snack crackers are healthy with wholesome ingredients, but they are also a clean snack without all that oil in it from deep frying. This recipe is going to yield you 40 crackers. Here …

Seafood Delight. Your guide to cook any white fish

Every time we think of seafood dinner my mind always wonders off to my beautiful island. Memory of singing ocean breeze blowing through coconut trees with its beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal blue water warms the homely feeling in the heart. Coconut is particularly important ingredient in when it comes to cooking in Sri Lanka. It is used from marinating making spice blends and in sauce while cooking seafood. Most common way to cook for everyday meal with seafood is to add in to a curry or stir fry with a coconut sauce in it. Red curry or yellow curry will be the choice of base based on what type of fresh fish you are cooking. Before my mind wonders off to how beautiful Sri Lanka is and to all homely meals my mom used to make, let us talk little bit about my theory of selecting seafood. According cooking light.com there is dark oil rich fish, white flaky, medium oil rich firm, white firm are the main types of fish you find in …

FENNEL-RUBBED SHRIMP IN LIGHT COCONUT SAUCE

Nothing comes together faster than a meal involving shrimp. Or sea scallops, for that matter. But in this neck of the woods it is a rare, very rare event to find dry scallops, whereas good quality shrimp is always available. For this preparation, instead of using a full can of coconut milk (so common in […] FENNEL-RUBBED SHRIMP IN LIGHT COCONUT SAUCE