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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Recipe for Easy Fresh Fruit Summer Salad

6:30 PM 0
Easy Fresh Fruit Summer Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt. 
  • 2 teaspoons cardamom. 
  • 1/4 cup Splenda granular, sugar substitute. 
  • 3/4 cup nonfat yogurt ( or fat free sour cream). 
  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls. 
  • 2 cups watermelon balls. 
  • 1/2 cup blueberries. 
  • 1/2 cup blackberries. 
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple, cubed. 
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped (or nuts of your choice). 
  • fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped (optional).

Method

  • In a small bowl whisk together nonfat yogurt, any artificial sweetener, cardamom and salt, set aside. 
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl, carefully mix. (fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped, may be added if using). Pour nonfat yogurt mix over the fruit and carefully stir to coat. 
  • Alternately, the nonfat yogurt mix can be served on the side, or as a topping on each serving. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.

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Sunday, May 25, 2014

How To Make Chana Chaat

10:15 PM 0
how to make channa chaat
Today I am going to share with you very delicious Chana (grams) Chaat recipe. This is specially for those pregnant women who like spicy and sour foods :)

Ingredients:
  • Chanay (gram) boiled 3 cups
  • Green chilies chopped  5 to 6
  • Tomatoes 2  chopped without seeds 
  • Potatoes 2 boiled and chopped
  • Onion 1 chopped  in small pieces
  • Lemon 2 to 3 
  • Tamarind 4 to 5 spoons without seeds
  • Mint leaves 1 to 2 bunches 
  • Coriander 1 to 2 bunches
  • Salt 2 tablespoons 
  • Yogurt 2 cups
  • Chaat Masala (of national company easily available in markets)  
Recipe:
  • Take 3 cups of boiled grams in a big pan.
  • Add Green chilies, tomatoes, potatoes, onion, squeezed lemon, mint and coriander leaves well chopped, salt, tamarind  and chaat masala.
  • Mix it well.
  • You may add some yogurt while serving.    


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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Home Made Biscuits

10:15 AM 0
Today I am going to share with you the recipe of Biscuits which we Muslims make on 22nd of Rajab, the Islamic month.
Ingredients:
  1. White Flour 4 cups
  2. Sugar 2 cups
  3. Milk 1 cup 
  4. Oil 4 big spoons for kneading and 4 to 5 cups for deep frying
  5. Sojhi (semolina)
  6. Dry coconut 1 cup
  7. Cardamoms 7 crushed
Recipe:
  • Take 4 cups of flour, sugar, sojhi (semolina), dry coconut, crusher cardamoms, four big spoons of cooking oil and one cup of milk mix them well an add some of water for making kneading dough. 
  • When you make a flour dough cover it and leave it for  2 to 3 hours in refrigerator.
  • After  3 hours make big balls of dough.
  • On the other side take a pan add 4 to 5 cups of oil in it and put the pan on stove on medium heat.
  • Make a flat spread (roti) of it and cut with a round mould.
    (If you want the crispy ones, make the spread a bit thinner and if you like them to be softer, then make the spread thicker.)
  • When you make 3 to 4 small biscuits put it in hot oil for deep frying.
  • While frying keep stove on low heat.
  • When biscuits become brown, take them out of the oil and keep on dry place  

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Famous Student Biryani of Pakistan Now In Oman

2:50 PM 0
Today we visited Student Biryani Restaurant  for lunch. Student Biryani is one of the most famous food brands of Pakistan. They just inaugurated their first branch in Sultanate of Oman. When we entered the restaurant, the first impression to us was decoration and cleanliness. As the restaurant is newly opened in Muscat, the interior design and decoration was quite fine but there was no proper cleanliness. There were tissues, disposable glasses and many other things  scattered on the floor. We found a separate table at a corner to sit. After sometime a waiter came to us with the menu. Menu design was impressive & elegant. Then we ordered one biryani and haleem. No doubt the taste was super delicious and real Pakistani, but their service was very slow. It was a nice lunch with the family at Student Biryani. We wish them all the very best for their newly established branch in MBD Area of Muscat.   


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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Saba Faisal's Story on Mother's Day

9:32 AM 0
Today I am going to share with you one true story of a Pakistani television actress Saba Faisal. Really an impressive and full of emotions.
Today she was invited to a live morning show of Fahad Mustafa on Hum TV. When the host asked a question about her mother, the relation between them and about her death, she tried to control  her emotions but could not do that and tears came out of her eyes. And then she shared an incident of her mother's sickness. Her mother was suffering from brain tumor and was paralyzed. Her mother was on bed for almost a year. Saba Faisal was serving her, feeding her, changing her clothes and doing everything for her. One day she was brushing her mother's teeth with her finger when suddenly her mother unintentionally closed her mouth strongly. She felt too much pain. Every one around asked her mother to open her mouth but she could not even listen to anything. Although she could see that her daughter is in pain and saying some thing to her but her brain was not sending any message to her body. Every one was asking her to open your mouth, you are biting Saba's finger. Her mother couldn't do any thing but her eyes were filled with tears for her daughter's pain. Still after 8 years of her mother's death she some times feels pain in her finger but she is satisfied that she at least did something for her mother. 

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Monday, May 5, 2014

What's The Secret To Your Success

12:40 PM 0

  • Aries: You are independent and assertive,you were born to lead.your energy and enthusiasm or interests always ignite new projects,campaigns and ideas.
  • Taurus: You have natural business acumen.you are also persistent and reliable enough to build for the long term.you are no trend follower.
  • Gemini: A natural raconteur,you'll do particularly well in the field of  media,sales and marketing.You dazzle with words.
  • Cancer: You may seem a little reticent at first but you are actually a very tenacious, empathetic and effective leader.
  • Leo: You are creative,confident and bossy.Your natural exuberance catches peoples' attention.But its your organisational skill that will really impress.You are also straight forward and jolly.
  • Virgo: A clever perfectionist,you actually enjoy spending hours doing research and reading books to hone your skills.
  • Libra: Your strengths include networking,making connection and getting creative collaboration off the ground.
  • Scorpio: Wow...you'll commit whole heatedly to a project and put body and soul into ensuring its success.
  • Sagittarius: Confident,charming and oozing optimism,you always take advantage of opportunities that comes to your way.
  • Capricorn: You are not stranger to hard work,you are a traditionalist willing to put in the hours to ensure you rise to the top.
  • Aquarius: Always looking for the next big thing,you are a technically savvy maverick.Your risks usually pay off though.You are a little egotistical.
  • Pisces: You are sensitivity and empathetic nature means you often feel at one with other people and in tune with the zeitgeist.You are a visionary.
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