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Oven roasted Cheppan Kizhangu (Colocasia)

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Ever since childhood days Cheppan kizhangu fry is one of my favorite side dishes. With a crispy outer layer and soft inner layer, Cheppan kizhangu fry is so addictive. When my mom came to visit us, I asked her to prepare this. While she was cooking i was standing behind her and told her to add less oil.  Generally I am the one who tells her to add more oil and make a crispy fry, but oven cooking has influenced me a lot. That day she casually asked if we can bake this. Then I was wondering why had I not tried baking Cheppan kizhangu. Next time when I bought this, I baked it, and was happy with the result. From that day onwards, I started baking for two reasons – less oil, and I need not spend much time in the kitchen

Baked Cheppan Kizhangu fry:

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time :  30 mins | Serves : 2

Recipe Category: Side Dish

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Ingredients:

Cheppan Kizhangu (Arbi/Taro Root/Colocasia)– 4 (I used big Arbi)

Chili powder/ Sambar powder – 1/4 tsp (I used sambar powder, Adjust according to your spice level)

Hing – a generous pinch

Salt – as needed

Olive oil – 1 tbsp

Coriander powder – 1/4 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/8 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp

Chickpea flour/ Gram / Besan flour – 2 tsp

Rice flour – 1/2 tsp (optional)

Cooking Spray (I used PAM olive oil spray)

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Method:

  • Wash and cook Arbi. I steamed them for 10 minutes. Cook till they are fork tender. Cool them, peel and cut into pieces (Generally it is cut into circles, but since the arbi I used was big I cut them into cubes)
  • In a bowl, add Arbi, sambar powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder. Coriander powder, rice flour, gram flour olive and salt. Combine well and refrigrate them for 10 minutes
  • Preheat the oven 400 degree fahrenhait
  • Take a baking tray and place aluminum foil. Grease with a cooking spray and spread the marinated Arbi mixture
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, turning the Arbi slices after about 10 minutes

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My Notes:

  • Adjust baking time according to the texture you need for the Arbi

 

1-Minute Eggless Microwave Cookies

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Sometimes we feel like having certain foods, and prepare them. But there are certain recipes which give us that urge to prepare after just seeing the recipe. This 1 minute choc chip cookies is definitely one among them. When I tried it for the first time, it was a flop show! Though I read the recipe well, I was not sure if it will cook after taking out of microwave. I kept for 1 minute and 30 sec, and it was burnt 😦 After two days I tried again. This time, the cookie cooked even after taking out of the microwave, and easy delicious cookie was ready in no time 🙂 I did not add egg to the cookie!

1-Minute Eggless Microwave Cookies

Preparation Time : 1 min | Cooking Time : 1 min | Serves : 1

Ingredients

Butter/Ghee – 1 tbsp (I used ghee)

Brown sugar – 2 tsp

vanilla extract – 1/8 tsp

Salt – a pinch

Milk – 2 tsp (I used 2% milk)

All-purpose flour – 3 tbsp

semi-sweet chocolate chips – 1 tsp (I used white chocolate, the original recipe told 2 tsp, but I reduced)

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Method:

  • In a bowl, take melted ghee/butter and add brown sugar. Combine well and add vanilla extract and milk

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  • Add dry ingredients (All purpose flour and salt) to the wet ingredients and mix everything. Add chocalte chips to the batter and give a final mix

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  • Make a flat dough and place it in a microwave safe plate (I placed a parchment paper over plate and greased it with Pam cooking spray). Make the cookie dough in such way that the center is slightly thicker than the edges

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  • I microwaved for 25 seconds, took it out, then for 15 sec and finally for 10 sec. The original recipe told 30, 20 and 10 for 700 w. I do not have power adjustment in my microwave, so I reduced 5 sec every time. Stop when center is cooked and egdes are not fully cooked. As I mentioned in the intro, the cookie continues to cook and get firmer once out of microwave oven
  • Do try this easy quick microwave cookie I am sure you will enjoy like me:)

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