Delicious food and drink are an integral part of any celebration. Don’t you love the aroma of freshly baked cakes and cookies fill up the air during the festivities? You do not have to wait for an occasion to bake mouthwatering dishes. Just go ahead and make something new every day and we are here to help you out. Here are the recipes to make English muffins and Shepherd’s Pie, shared on TV by Sakshi Tanwar. Also Read - Power Up Your Diet With Pulses And Legumes, a Highly Nutritious Food

English Muffins

English muffins

English muffins

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All-purpose flour – 500 gm Also Read - Learn How to Make Nilavembu Kashayam, an Immunity Boosting Drink- WATCH!

Baking Powder – 1 tsp

Mustard Powder – 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Spring Onions 1 bunch

Cheese – 200 gm

Cheddar Cheese – 140 gm

Parmesan Cheese – 25 gm

Oil – 150 ml

Buttermilk – 300 ml

Butter to grease


Sieve 500 gm of all-purpose flour. Add 1 tsp. of baking soda into it.

Also add 1 tsp. of mustard powder in the mixture.

Add salt as per required.

Pre-heat the oven at 180˚ for about 20 minutes.

Chop some spring onions and some regular cheese and add it to the flour mixture.

Grate Cheddar Cheese and Parmesan into the mixture.

Cut and fold the mixture well.

Add 150 ml oil into the mixture.

Add 300 mil of buttermilk into it.

Grease the molds with butter and put the mixture into it.

Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepher's pie

Shepher’s pie


Celery 2 stalks

Carrot 2 medium

Garlic 6 – 8 cloves

Onion 2 large

Olive Oil 2 tbsp

Red Bell Pepper 1

Yellow Bell Pepper 1

Mixed Lentils 1 cup – soak and boil

Pink Lentil (Split & de husked brown lentils)

Mung Beans (Green Gram)

Kala Chana (Brown Chickpeas)

Kabuli Chana (Garbanzo Beans)

Salt to taste

Black Pepper freshly cracked

Thyme 1 sprig

Rosemary 1 sprig

All Purpose Flour 1 tbsp

Vegetable Stock 1

Tomato Purée – 3 tbsp

Green Peas – 1 cup

Potatoes 2 – 3

Mash potato mixture seasoned with butter, salt and black pepper 4 cups

Cheese for garnish


Chop Onions, carrot, garlic, and celery, red and yellow bell pepper.

Now take some olive oil in a pan and add the chopped vegetables to it.

Add soaked and half boiled mixed lentils.

Add salt and black pepper to it.

Now add Thyme and Rosemary to it, and some all-purpose flour to it.

Now add vegetable stock and tomato purée to it.

Add a cup of green peas to it.

In another pan, pour some olive oil and shallow fry the slices of potatoes.

Grease the baking tray and set the layer of the fried potatoes and put the prepared vegetable mixture on the fried potatoes.

Add one more layer of the mash potato mixture on the top of vegetables with the help of a piping bag.

Grate some cheese on the top.

Pre heat the oven at 190˚ for about 5 mins.

Then bake the pie for 15 minutes.