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khandvi recipe
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Khandvi recipe

This is a easy  quick Gujarati  snacks which will test your patience a bit but will give you a delicious lip smacking  dish. The chickpea batter is spiced and cooked and set on a cold greased surface and rolls made out of that. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup curd 3 cups of water …

spinach
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10 amazing spinach recipes

Spinach is a superfood which has amazing health benefits. This is available with the vegetable vendor throughout the year and can be included in your daily diet to reap its benefits. Is it good to eat spinach everyday? Spinach is a versatile ingredient rich in nutritional values which should be a part of your daily …

pineapple cake
Baking frenzy cakes Dessert

Eggless Pineapple cake

A few weeks before I had conducted a baking workshop at home for eggless cakes .It was fun.This pineapple cake was one of them.This was easy moist ,juicy and pretty to look at. This is an eggless fruit cream cake smelling heavenly and delicious with the natural flavor of pineapple.Decorated with dairy free whipped cream …

Breakfast Vegetarian

Grilled Peas sandwich

Green peas are popular food during Winter season Because of their attractive color ,sweet taste and starchy texture.Besides being full of antioxidants green peas contain phytonutrients which can serve as a protection against stomach cancer.This is a very interesting filling which is generally used traditionally for stuffing flat breads but in this recipe the same …

Breakfast Vegetarian

Grilled vegetable mozzarella sandwich

The sandwich is stuffed with one’s choice of veggies and mozzarella cheese.It is nutritional filling and beautiful looking dish per cfect for a Sunday breakfast or brunch. Ingredients 1.Lettuce(torn with hand ) 2.Tomato(sliced) 3.Onion(sliced) 4.Green bell peppers(sliced finely) 5.Red Black pepper(sliced finely) 6.Yellow bell pepper(sliced finely) 7.Cucumber (sliced) 8.Chilly flakes(1 tsp) 9.Black pepper(1 tbsp) 10.Lemon …

Drinks

Strawberry chiller

A very refreshing drink made with the strawberries which are in season now.its vibrant color and fresh  natural flavor will make you feel fresh and cool  after a tiring day at work.Good for parties or simply as an welcome drink to any sudden guests Ingredients Strawberries (4 to 5) Ice cubes (1 cup) Cold water …

Dessert

Bahamian sweet potato

This is a very simple yet delicious dish from Bahamas which is an archipelago in the Atlantic ocean  famous for its traditional seafood dishes.The main ingredient is sweet potato  which is packed with nutrients,Vitamin A and rich in dietary  fibers. This is a popular sweet dish which is taken during breakfast or as a dessert.This …

Breakfast Vegetarian

Padma Nimki

Diwali ,the festival of Lights is near the corner .During this festival we make our traditional sweets and savory dishes and share among our family,friends and neighbors. Traditionally this festival not only attempts to light our home and surroundings which also signifies eradicating the darkness from one’s life but also lighten the inner soul with knowledge …

Rice Vegetarian

Tomato rice

Tomato rice is an excellent recipe you can make with leftover rice.It traditonally belongs to the city of the Nizam ,Hyderabad where tomato is considered an important component.Because of the huge cultivation of red chilles in Andhra Pradesh the local cuisines are spicy and red colored with the use of red hot chilly powder.But you …

Breakfast Vegetarian

Afghan bolani

Bolani is a stuffed flat-bread which originally hails from Afghanistan which is stuffed with vegan fillings such as potatoes,spinach etc.But it has many variants made in Western countries where meat fillings are also used. The Afghans prepare bolanis on special occasions or festivals and also when they need elaborate breakfasts.It is also served as an …

Cheese canapes
Vegetarian

cheese canapes with spicy corn filling

I make these corn filling canapes very often during small parties organized at my home or during my daughter’s birthday parties.They are a huge hit .some times I add the fillings to ready made shells brought at stores.During time constraints they are a great rescue..In this dish in addition to mozzarella cheese,I used cottage cheese …

Vegetarian

Sev Batata puri

Sev batata puri is a popular Maharashtrian street food recipe ,a typical canape suitable for serving in any parties.Canapes are small bite sized snacks served as a starters.These can be easily make at home.Sev are crispy fried thin strands made up of chickpea flour.If you are staying outside India you can get it in any …

Vegan Vegetarian

Raw banana burger patties

Banana is an amazing fruit with so many health benefits but unripe bananas also make a range of tasty food which you can intake for good health.if you have some kind of food poisoning and stomach infections result in loose motion and severe pain in the lower abdominal area a traditional childhood remedy was boiled …

Bong Connection Vegan Vegetarian

Dhokar Dalna

This is a traditional recipe of West Bengal .The name “Dhoka” meaning in Bengali or Hindi is deception.This is actually a lentil curry but made in a very unusual way.I had earned many good review about this dish when I cooked it during get-togethers or packed in lunch boxes at work, among my  friends outside …

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Palak paratha (Spinach flatbread)

Palak paratha or spinach paratha is a great way to integrate taste and health together in one dish.It is a wonderful way to include green in your kids diet specially when spinach is not favorite among the kids. These green color spinach paratha are very attractive to look at and they are wholesome and mouthwatering …

Vegan

Batata vada-Indian potato burger pattice

Vada pav is the most popular street food in Mumbai.People here ,are in love with “pav” which is a form of bread almost similar to burger buns and the food which are soaring in high demands are Pav-bhaji,misal-pav,vada-pav etc.Being originally from Bengal I am a born rice lover.But slowly and slowly I started developing the …

Breakfast Vegan Vegetarian

Mysore Masala Dosa

This is very popular snacks on the streets of Mumbai.The street food vendors have very special way to prepare this snacks which makes it very appealing to the masses.Originally this dish belongs to South India, a city Mysore.Mysore a city in the state of Karnataka also known as the City of Palaces is not only …

Vegan Vegetarian

Spicy Noodles Rice veg combo

This dish is made with inspiration derived from the recipe of  Dan dan noodles  which is a noodle dish originating from Chinese Sichuan cuisine. It consists of a spicy sauce ,chili oil, Chinese five spice powder ,sesame paste and other spices in addition to vegetables or meat.I made this on a day when I eat …

Dessert

Beetroot halwa in microwave

This is a healthy sweet dish which comprises of mainly beetroot .Beetroot is full of phytonutrients called betalains which acts as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification agent. It is also a rich source of iron. This recipe provides an excellent way to feed beetroots to kids which is not generally liked by them.Like any “Halwa”, …

Vegetarian

Creamy Cauliflower soup

This is a quick and easy recipe for the soup lovers without involving a run to the supermarket for the ingredients.It is healthy too.The soup just look delicious and creamy. Ingredients 1.Cauliflower (1 small ) 2.Garlic 4 to 5 cloves 3.Chilly flakes 4.Fresh cream (1 cup) 5.Thyme (optional) 2 tbsp 6.Butter(2 tbsp) Preparation 1.Grate the …

papaya pineapple
Drinks Vegan Vegetarian

Papaya Pineapple orange smoothie

This is a quick and easy drink fit for all ages.It includes the miracle fruit Papaya which  has huge range of functions and benefits  starting from improving digestion ,lowering cholestrol,low in sugar content ,holding your youth and bringing beautiful glow to your  skin.The combination just creates magic together. Ingredients 1.Ripe papaya(5 to 6 big pieces) …

Breakfast Dessert

Rice and jaggery pancakes

Busy days   have started again after the Christmas holidays .So I have fallen back to quick hassle free recipes.These pancakes are healthy and easy to make .I personally love them because they are fast and easy to make and you need only three ingredients to make them.They are filling too.I love the topping with …