Star’s Summer Salad Series #2 – Salad on a Stick – Watermelon & Cheese

So I started this series a month ago to share some summer salad recipes I love and make with a twist! Last time I shared Spicy n Tangy Black Channa Chaat and this time I will be sharing something more soothing and refreshing.

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3 Fun things to do to enjoy Summer with family…

Its summer time and I have my family visiting the lovely n cool Bangalore city (not so cool right now). I am always looking for ways to keep everyone occupied and have a few really fun, easy to do and light on the pocket ideas!

  • Have a Picnic! 🙂

Yes, while it is hot outside, parks normally have huge trees which provide adequate shade for you to lay out your blanket and sandwiches. Enjoy the day playing outdoor games with your family! I went to the Lal Baug Botanical gardens yesterday and it was one of the most refreshing things I have done in a long time… You can take some simple sandwiches n salads, Refreshing Summer Salad! play a few outdoor games and try your hand at photography.

PS – These pics are from my trip yesterday! 🙂

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2 Quick – Hot n spicy snacks for Rainy days!

After some burning hot days the rains gods have decided to have mercy on us and have been relentless in their pursuit! So in this beautiful weather how can one not indulge in some yummy snacks and a hot cuppa chai… I made a few easy treats for me and my friends visiting from the hot n humid Goa!

Potato Bhajjis

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  • 2-3 medium sized potatoes, peeled and sliced (not too thin or too thick)
  • Oil for frying

For Batter

  • Half cup – Besan (Chick pea flour)
  • 2 Tablespoons – Cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon – Garam masala
  • 1 Tablespoon – Coriander, chopped
  • 2 Chilies – chopped
  • Salt to taste

Garnish

  • 1 teaspoon – Chaat masala
  • Chili flakes to taste

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