August 10, 2020

Sattu Peda

I am biased when it comes to Sattu Peda. I wait for this seasonal delight whole year and relish it to the best of my devour abilities. I can live my life on these Sattu Pedas, seriously. It’s that good. The process involves sugar, ghee and Sattu, along with effort. This is a great treat for kids, packed with nutrition and good fat. The roots of this recipe are deep in our food chronicles.     Sattu – roasted gram […]
June 22, 2020

Mango Yogurt Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is an easy recipe to pull off in a shorter time frame. I personally love doing desserts like this which give me no hustle. There is an expression of relief when we can prepare, portion size desserts and keep them in the fridge way before serving time. It’s like a tick mark given to the task list of the mind. It is absolutely important that whatever we prepare is flavoursome and should be relished by those who devour […]
April 13, 2020

Lentils and Pulses Interesting Recipe Ideas

Lentils and Pulses Interesting Recipe Ideas for kids at home during #quarentine, so they start to like healthy meals at home. Manipulating dals. My kids loved these and these were made with dal. Such a satisfactory joy reflects in the sentence here. You must have felt that unseen tug of war between kids and yourself if you are a mom. That constant conflict regarding outside food and home-cooked healthy meals goes on forever. Every house has negotiations at the dinner […]
March 13, 2020

Coconut Biscuits

Everyday equations of an Indian kitchen does not match with baking. Though I keep my gaga song of blissful baking alive, and I am aware of the fact that we Indians are occasional bakers. Special days and events are celebrated with good bakes otherwise we are happy with our gas chulas for everyday cooking.  Elaborated and complex bakes are to be enjoyed only on the tv screen when watching Masterchef Australia. Or if someone is extremely passionate about creating those kind sophisticated […]
January 30, 2020

Caramel Popcorn at Home

A big bowl of popcorn is of greatest joy with a movie. It’s like, euphoria when we dig the hand into a tub of popcorn while watching a movie in the theatre. The crunchy-munchy bites and the seducing aroma that tickles the nose and tastebuds, make popcorn a beloved treat for all. Movie and popcorn are married now, but you know, when movie theatres came into existence, they did not allow popcorns inside the theatres. The halls were considered of […]
December 23, 2019

Christmas Energy Bites

Every year in the month of December, we fancy the zing of Christmas. Vivacious cravings for Christmasy flavours get into our world. The charm of festive spirit captivates our inner infatuation for good food, lights, those red and green tinctures around us. I am in so much Christmas seize, that I seriously desire a slice of Christmas cake right now. But, guess what, I still have not baked my Christmas cake. It’s a doleful feeling within me.    For now […]
November 10, 2019

Vegetarian Proteins

Where do you get your proteins from?  If you are a vegetarian, you are quite familiar with this phrase.  It is such an illusion that vegetarians lack protein in their diets. If you see, many generations have lived well, lived healthy long lives on a vegetarian diet. If you eat good, seasonal, healthy produce you are a healthy being.  The DRI (Dietary Reference Intake) is 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight or 0.36 grams per pound. 56 […]
October 28, 2019

Baked Cocktail Samosa

When I was a young girl, samosa meant potato pea stuffing with imli chutney and green chutney. I still have a biased preference to a crispy, hot, well made, deep-fried samosa. There is a comfort zone in the foods, that are associated with childhood. Samosa is one of that food, and it holds a highly reputed place in my heart. But as I move forward with life, the necessity of good health and being fit takes the lead and sadly […]
September 21, 2019

Baked Cauliflower Nuggets

Some recipes, give me reasons and leverage to make them over and over again. I go back to the same ingredients and method of cooking if it’s healthy and is accepted/loved at home. These baked cauliflower nuggets are perfect and ticks in all the right columns. It’s baked, has fewer calories, is incredibly delicious and easy to make + a very versatile.      Cauliflower has been around for ages now, but we have never given it the place it […]