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Breakfast Scone/ Biscuits

Posted by Geetha on February 21, 2010



All purpose Flour -2 1/2 cups
Baking Powder – 2 1/2 tsp
salt- 1/2 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp(optional)
Large Egg- 1
Butter – 1/2 cup cold unsalted
Milk – 3/4 cup


1 Egg  beaten with little water or milk.


Preheat the oven to 400 degree F.

Sift Flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Once it is done add butter into pieces and crumble in it, then add milk and lightly beaten egg which form a sticky dough. Dust the working surface with flour and roll the dough 1/2 inch thickness and cut into circle shape using round cookie cutter.
Place the dough into greased pan and brush with egg and water mixture and bake for 10 mins or until the top becomes golden brown.
Serve warm with butter or Jam.


You can add zest of a orange for orange flavor or lemon zest for lemon favor.


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Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Posted by Geetha on May 17, 2009



Chicken – 4 split -(2 whole chicken breast,skin removed)

Mayonnaise – 1/2 cup

Aragula leaves / any salad leaves – 1 cup

Grapes – 1/2 cup (cut into 2 pieces)

Vinegar – 2tsp

Salt ans Black pepper – to taste

Bread – 8 – 10 slices

Method:-                                                                                                                                                 Chicken salad

Cook the chicken in the oven at 350 degree for 35-40 mins and remove the skin or else cook in a pressure cooker and keep aside.

Place the chicken in a bowl and add mayonnaise, grapes, salt, pepper, vinegar and toss well.

Serve: Toast the bread by adding little butter or oil and top with the chicken salad ,aragula and cover with other slice bread. Cut in half and serve.

Variations: Instead of grapes you can add orange pieces (without the inner skin)

                            Apply some mayonnaise in the bread – while serving.

                            Add some Tomato ketchup while serving.

                            Instead of bread you can add more salad leaves and serve as a salad too.

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