Tuesday, February 17, 2015


Soaking time: 3 hours

Preparation time(including baking time) ~1 hour

  • Sabudana/Sago/Tapioca pearls: 2 cups
  • Potatoes: 2 
  • Onion: ½ (diced small)
  • Curry leaves: 1 sprig
  • Coriander leaves; 2 tablespoon (finely chopped)
  • Ginger: 1 inch (chopped finely)
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Green chilies: 2
  • Salt: 1 ¼ teaspoon
  • Garam masala: ½ teaspoon
  • Peanuts: ½ cup (Roasted and crushed)
  • Cumin seeds: 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Soak sabudana for 3 hours. After soaking drain them in a colander and set aside.
  • Boil the potatoes until they are done, Peel the skin and mash and set aside. 
  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • In a bowl combine all the ingredients including sago, mashed potato, curry leaves, coriander leaves, green chilli, ginger, salt, gram masala, chilli powder, cumin seeds and crushed peanuts to form dough. Make balls with that dough. 
  • In baking sheet lined with non-stick aluminum foil, brush with olive oil and set aside. 
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon of dough and with hands form into a small patties or circular disc (mixture will be wet) and place on a well greased baking sheet leaving 2 inch space between each other. 
  • Brush the top of patties with olive oil. 
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until they become golden brown, flipping in between every 15 minutes.
  • Enjoy warm. 


This is a super simple ice cream recipe, in fact, it requires just ONE ingredient - banana itself! It is optional to add either 1 tsp sugar or some Nutella

medium ripe bananas (peeled) - 2

Preparation time: 5 min
Refrigeration time: 2 hours or more

Special requirements:
Food processor / blender

  • Cut the bananas into 1-inch pieces.
  • Put them on a plate in a single layer and freeze until solid, at least 1-2 hours or overnight. 
  • Place the frozen banana pieces in a food processor or blender & puree until creamy.
  • At this stage you can add sugar or Nutella or peanut butter. 
  • the ice cream can be served now as it will be the consistency of a soft serve ice cream. Or, you can place it in an airtight container and place in the freezer for another hour before serving.