Kara Pongal (Spicy Pongal)

Ingredients 1 cup long grain rice ¼ cup mung beans (split lentils) 3 cups water ¼ cup lukewarm milk 1 teaspoon cooking oil (canola preferable since it does not have any smell) 1/8 teaspoon mustard seed ¼ teaspoons black pepper Small piece of ginger 2 green chilies 2 dried red chilies broken into 2 pieces…

Capsicum Curry (curry milagai)

Ingredients: 4 medium capsicums ¾ – 1 cup water 2 teaspoons Sri Lankan chili powder Salt to taste 1/3 cup red onion sliced 2 cloves garlic finely chopped Curry leaves 1 tablespoon oil Curry Powder: 1 teaspoon coriander seed ½ teaspoon cumin seed ¼ teaspoon fennel seed 3 cloves ¼ inch cinnamon stick 1 cardamom…

Dutch Apple Pancake

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 small green apples (Granny Smith) 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup milk 2 egg whites lightly beaten 1 teaspoon oil Pinch of salt Method Pre-heat oven to 350 F Peel and core apple and slice them into thin pieces Add butter…

Quick and Healthy Blueberry Blintzes

I had a big container of blueberries in the refrigerator and was wondering what to do with it.  I wanted to make something healthy but quick and simple.  I have seen a lot of blueberry blintzes recipe.  But most of them have a lot of cheese filling with blueberries or just cheese filling with blueberry…