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Create a slice of Italy by making healthy, yet restaurant-style, bruschettas at home.

Preparation time :
Cooking Time: 10 mins.
Servings: 4

1 whole wheat baguette
300 gm tomatoes, finely chopped
10 olives, finely chopped
6-8 fresh Basil leaves finely chopped
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp oregano
½ tsp pepper, coarsely ground
Salt to taste

Mix the chopped tomatoes, olives, basil, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, oregano and chilli flakes.Keep it aside for 10 to 15 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 230 degree C.Ensure that the water from the tomatoes is drained out.Slice the baguette bread diagonally in ½ inch thick slices. Coat one side of each slice with extra virgin olive

Toast the baguette slices in an oven till brown. Place the olive oil-coated side on the tray first. Once that is toasted, flip the slices and toast the other side for 5 minutes, or until golden brown.

Lay out the toasted slices on a plate, and put the tomato topping on each.Serve immediately to avoid making the bread soggy.

Crunchy Banana Chips at Home!!

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Prep Time: 5min
Cook Time: 15min
Serves: 4

Banana chips are often eaten as a Sahgari food, or food that you eat when you are fasting by abstaining from eating meat or heavily prepared food. People keep vrat for various Hindu religious occasions. These banana chips are spicy, light and crunchy.

3 semi-ripe and semi raw bananas
Soybean oil for deep frying
1 teaspoon of powdered sugar
Salt as needed
2 teaspoon of red chili powder

Heat a pan with soybean oil. Meanwhile, peel the skin of the bananas.

Now cut each banana in very thin and long slices over the pan such that the slices fall directly on to the hot oil.

Fry the slices until they turn brown. Transfer the chips on to a paper towel, to allow the excess oil to be soaked out.

Now mix powdered sugar, salt and red chili powder in a dry bowl.Sprinkle this mixture on the hot banana chips.