Yesterday was DH birthday, celebrating 1st time after our wedding so got to be special rite? I arrange for small get together and and surprised him. After lot of thinking I settle for the below menu. I manage to take few pics here n there in hurry...so don't pay much attention to them;)
Before moving on, let me remind you guys today is last day to send in entries for Festive Food: Raksha Bandhan Event. Thanks to All for your entries.
Almond Stuffed Dates
Fruit Salad with Ice cream
Sound interesting rite? So let's start with the recipes
Starter [Strikeout are store ones:)]
Chiwda, I have blogged this one before click here, I have used brown beaten rice this time.
Chickpeas - 1/2 cup [soaked overnight and boiled]
Kidney Beans/Rajma - 2tbsp
Boiled Potato - 2tbsp [chopped]
Vegetables - 1/2 cup [finely chopped carrot, cucumber, onion, tomato etc]
Pomegranate - 3tbsp [optional]
Chopped nuts - 2tbsp [almond, walnut - optional]
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1tbsp
Olive Oil - 1tbsp
1. Heat oil and chickpeas and chopped potato saute for 3-4mins, place in a large bowl.
2. Mix all the ingredients with saute chickpeas and potato.
Enjoy the filling salad.
Almond Stuffed Dates - For this I followed Yasmeen recipe, I was too good. Thanks Yasmeen for the easy and healthy recipe.
Tea - Perhaps some day I'll post :)
This post goes to Rak's Cooking For Guests” Event
Rest will come in next post...