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Bean salad

I make this salad quite often at my home and also when we have a huge gatherings. It makes a great appetizer. It is full of beans and finely chopped vegetables. This salad is rich in fiber and keeps you full for a longer time. You can make it to impress the mild eaters! 

Here are the ingredients Canned mixed beans- 2 cans Canned sweet corn- 2 cans Finely chopped onion, green peppers, red peppers, yellow peppers, tomato( deseeded), semi ripen Mango For dressing- zesty Italian  Salt to taste
Preparation  Open the cans and combine corn and beans in a colander and rinse them under cold running water. Drain all the water and add them to a big mixing bowl. Add all the chopped vegetables and add two cups of zesty Italian dressing. Add salt to taste and refrigerate at least an hour before serving. You can add or remove the vegetables based on your taste, I love adding freshly chopped cilantro and mint. 
You can make it a day ahead and refrigerate it, it tastes much better and saves most of your time o…

Brown rice Avacado Masala dosa

Brown rice has become one of my favorite item now a days. My husband doesn’t like change in a recipe, he loves his authentic dosas. The other day I didn’t let him know that I put brown rice instead of white rice for making dosa batter, when I served the steaming dosa from pan he appreciated me very much for the soft dosas. If this recipe got my husbands approval then this should be a full proof recipe to share with anyone. I used Avacado filling instead of regular potato filling to make masala dosa, as I love Avacados so much. 

For brown rice dosa batter Brown rice 2 cups Urad dal 1.5 cups Fenugreek seeds 1 ts Salt 2 tbsp
For Avacado filling  Avacado 1 Finely chopped onion 2tbsp Finely chopped green chili 1ts Salt to taste Lemon juice 1 tbsp Optional - chopped tomato and cilantro 
Method: mix all ingredients and put aside before making dosa. You cannot store this for next day as the Avacado goes bad. You must use it immediately after making it. 
To prepare dosa batter Soak brown rice, urad dal and f…