Showing posts from February, 2013

Sabudana Vada Recipe

Be it a fast or just a way to celebrate the weekend, sabudana vada is one of the tempting snack for all. Here goes the Sabudana vada recipe for the tasty snack made at my kitchen .. Archana' s Kitchen :)

1 cup sabudana1 cup water1 big potato2-3 green chillies1/2 cup coriander leavessalt to taste2 cups oil
Recipe of sabudana vada:
Wash Sabudana with water thoroughly 2-3 times.Soak Sabudana for 3-4 hours in water.Boil and smash the potatoFinely chop green chillies and coriander leavesMix smashed potato, chopped green chillies, chopped coriander leaves and sabudanaAdd salt to tasteAdd water to make it slightly thinMake small cutlets from the mixture and deep fry in oil until it turns golden brown in color.

Tips while making Sabudana vada recipe:
Do not add too much water and make the mixture very thin, as you'll not be able to give shape to the thin matter.Heat the sabudana vada in medium flame. On high flame, the outer part of the vada gets brown, although the inner matt…

Photo Cakes

Photo cakes are becoming increasingly popular nowadays. While many of us never knew about this technology, it's provided by many cake shops from Monginis, Brownie Point to The Chocolate Room.
How is photo cake made?
1 would wonder how is the edible photograph actually put on the cake. Well, this is actually because of 2 food materials – edible icing paper and food coloring products. The scanned image is printed on the icing paper which is made from rice/potato/cornstarch and the food coloring is used as ink to print the picture on the cake.
How to order a photo cake?
A picture cake has to be ordered at most 3 days prior to the day you want the cake to be ready. Some of them allow 2 days and some even 1 day. But cake shops do not usually agree for 1 day time. So if you are planning for a photo cake, well, plan in much advance.
The photograph to be printed on the cake has to be given as a soft copy - by email/pen drive etc. Better the quality of the picture, better would be the print…

Buy Pepper Spray - Self Defence for Women

I walked into a pharmacist shop and asked if they have a pepper spray. In return I got a shocked look and 5 seconds of silence. In another store, the person at the counter made me repeat thrice "Do you have a pepper spray?.. pepper spray.. small can of pepper spray!". Answer I got was No.

Looking at the number of rapes in our country in the year 2012 i.e. almost 600 in delhi, more than 200 in mumbai, 50s to 100s in kolkata, chennai, bangalore, hyderabad, we know how important it is to carry a pepper spray can for self defence for women. It’s not just meant for females, but it’s for old aged people too. An attacker is always stronger when our mind is in a sub-conscious state i.e. we are thinking something or are disturbed with something.

Pepper sprays are meant to affect the attacker temporarily, hence doesn’t cause any permanent damage. If the spray is applied on a person with asthma or any other breathing problem, it can lead to death. It is illegal to posses the spray with…