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Moist Banana Muffins

This muffin is special as my 2.5 year  helped me from mixing the flour, eggs and pouring it in the baking tin. The kitchen was in mess but the satisfaction on his face was great !!! he is loving this muffin as he BAKED it :))

All purpose flour - 1.5 cups
Baking soda - 1.5 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Ground Cinnamon - 1/8 tsp
Sugar - 3/4 cup (add 1 cup sugar if bananas aren't very sweet)
Ripe banana - 3 medium size
Butter or vegetable oil - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Egg - 1
Vanilla essence- 1/2 tsp
Chocolate chip - optional
Walnuts - optional


Pre-heat oven at 350 F and grease the muffin traySift together first four ingredients and keep it asideBlend sugar, banana, oil [butter], milk, egg, vanilla essenceMix into dry ingredients and  stir gently to combineFold in chocolate chip or walnut Pour the batter into the baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes Bake until the muffins get golden color and the tooth pick inserted comes out clean Cool them and enjoy !!

Egg Paratha [Flat Bread Stuffed with Egg]

Eggs - 2, large
Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
Vegetable oil for cooking
Cilantro leaves - 1/4 cup, chopped
Chopped tomatoes - half, small, chopped
Chopped green chillies
Chaat masala - 1/2 tsp or more
Salt - to taste
Grated cheese - optional

First prepare semi soft dough from wheat flour with some water. Keep the dough covered.Beat eggs, add all chopped ingredient, salt and spicesPinch a tennis ball size dough, roll it into a small disc shape. Smear some oil and sprinkle flour and fold it into half. Again smear some oil followed by sprinkling some flour. Fold it again to form small triangle. Roll it again to larger size of the triangle [remember to roll it gently at this point as you will need to separate the layers for filling]Heat tawa [griddle], brush some oil and place the rolled triangular paratha for 20 sec. Flip it to other side and wait till it starts to puff. Now with the help of butterknife carefully open up the top layer of paratha to form pocket. Pour in …