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Chocolate Avocado Smoothie - Healthy and delicious

  Chocolate Avocado Smoothie!! Made this super yummy guilt free smoothie using Avacados, bananas, cocoa powder, honey, and some milk.Absolutely tastes delicious. I made it two layers by just blending some avacadoes separately without adding cocoa powder.Just once in a while, We do have such quick breakfasts which is not only healthy but flavourful.😋😋 Here's a simple recipe for a two-layered chocolate avocado smoothie: **Ingredients:** - 2 ripe avocados - 1 big ripe banana - 2 tablespoons cocoa powder - 1 cup milk (dairy or plant-based) - 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (optional, depending on your sweetness preference) - Ice cubes (optional, for a colder smoothie) **Instructions:** 1. **Prepare the Green layer:**    - Peel and pit the avocado and banana.    - Place them in a blender along with milk, and sweetener (if using).    - Blend until smooth. If you prefer a thicker consistency, you can add more avocado or banana. If you prefer a thinner consistency, you can add more

Sikhedundi (fried sweet laddoo)

One of the authentic oldest sweet recipes almost 200 years ago in Karnataka , Sikhedundi / fried laddoo wherein puran balls are rolled in a urad dal batter and deep fried like wadas. 

A recipe worth saving and documenting as we have to take forward the legacy of our elder generations📌📌


👉🏻For Urad dal batter:

Urad dal 1 cup

Chana dal 2 tsp

Rice 1 tsp 

👉🏻For Puran / Chana dal jaggery stuffing

Chana dal 3/4 cup

Water 11/2 cup

Jaggery 1/2 cup

Cardamom powder 1 tsp

Oil for frying

🌺Wash and Soak Urad dal  and Chana dal in sufficient water for 6-8 hours. Grind in a blender jar ti make a thick batter with very less water just like vada batter consistency. Ferment overnight or 6-8 hours. 

🌺Wash Chana dal and cook along with water for 4-5 whistles . Remove excess water by straining and mash it with a ladle. 

🌺Heat a kadai, add mashed dal, jaggery and cardamom powder. Mix well and Sauté till everything is mashed up 

👉🏻Bonus tip: Use a hand blender to make Pooran when in hurry . Always gives perfect Puran texture.

🌺Now spread on a plate and let it cool for sometime. 

🌺Make balls out of the puran mixture. keep aside.

 🌺Dip each one of them in Urad dal batter and deep fry in hot oil on medium heat till they turn brown . 

🌺Drain on a paper towel and either relish as is / offer as Naivedyam to Mahalakshmi . 

You can visit my YouTube channel and check out how to make this recipe😊


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