Recipe Index


Cakes

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 31, 2020

Quarantine Cake Ideas

Sometimes we have limited resources but the desire is immense enough to propel us towards our wants and look for the ways to acquire. These times are challenging for all, every being on this globe is facing a narrowly restricted lifestyle. Hopefully, we get through these times all fine and hearty and one day we tell our grandchildren stories of this #quaratinelife  Homebound is not easy but it’s not all bad either. Count on your blessings and live a content […]
March 31, 2020

Eggless Crepe Recipe

Eggless Crepe Recipe   Crepes are very easy and versatile. You can enjoy them at breakfast or turn them into a cake. Layer the crepes with Nutella, or melted chocolate or fruit preserve. have them with fresh fruits or cream. Eggless Crepe Recipe Crepes are very easy and versatile. You can enjoy them at breakfast or turn them into a cake. Layer the crepes with Nutella, or melted chocolate or fruit preserve. have them with fresh fruits or cream.  5 […]
March 31, 2020

Bread Cake

Bread Cake     Bread cake is a very helpful recipe that can act as a rescue squad when you have limited ingredients at home. There is nothing fancy in this recipe, but it will turn out quite delicious. White bread slice will make a tastier version. You can add canned fruits chopped into smaller bits in between the layers also.   Bread Cake Bread cake is a very helpful recipe that can act as a rescue squad when you […]
March 31, 2020

Biscuit Cake

Biscuit Cake     Biscuit cake is one of the easiest recipes when you have limited ingredients and you still want to bake a cake at home. In fact, you can involve kids in the procedure of making this cake. It is simple but turns out quite yum. For this recipe – You can use baking powder or soda instead of eno, but you will have to also use some lemon juice or vinegar along with that. You can also bake the […]
March 31, 2020

Chocolate Water Cake

Chocolate Water Cake A quick chocolate sponge cake recipe. This recipe does not require any eggs or dairy products. You have the freedom to decorate the cake with the choice of ingredients you have at home.   Chocolate Water cake A quick chocolate sponge cake recipe. This recipe does not require any eggs or dairy products. You have the freedom to decorate the cake with the choice of ingredients you have at home. 5 from 2 votes Print Pin Rate […]

Eggless

April 24, 2020

Homemade White Bread Loaf Recipe

I had asked myself before getting ahead with this article if anyone who is fairly new to cooking or baking will be able to accomplish a good loaf of white bread via this post.  The reply was yes, but a few ifs adjoined to it. If the one who is baking a white bread loaf referring to this recipe will be very accurate in measuring the ingredients. If he or she is careful about the kneading process and will have […]
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 31, 2020

Eggless Crepe Recipe

Eggless Crepe Recipe   Crepes are very easy and versatile. You can enjoy them at breakfast or turn them into a cake. Layer the crepes with Nutella, or melted chocolate or fruit preserve. have them with fresh fruits or cream. Eggless Crepe Recipe Crepes are very easy and versatile. You can enjoy them at breakfast or turn them into a cake. Layer the crepes with Nutella, or melted chocolate or fruit preserve. have them with fresh fruits or cream.  5 […]
March 31, 2020

Bread Cake

Bread Cake     Bread cake is a very helpful recipe that can act as a rescue squad when you have limited ingredients at home. There is nothing fancy in this recipe, but it will turn out quite delicious. White bread slice will make a tastier version. You can add canned fruits chopped into smaller bits in between the layers also.   Bread Cake Bread cake is a very helpful recipe that can act as a rescue squad when you […]
March 31, 2020

Biscuit Cake

Biscuit Cake     Biscuit cake is one of the easiest recipes when you have limited ingredients and you still want to bake a cake at home. In fact, you can involve kids in the procedure of making this cake. It is simple but turns out quite yum. For this recipe – You can use baking powder or soda instead of eno, but you will have to also use some lemon juice or vinegar along with that. You can also bake the […]
March 31, 2020

Chocolate Water Cake

Chocolate Water Cake A quick chocolate sponge cake recipe. This recipe does not require any eggs or dairy products. You have the freedom to decorate the cake with the choice of ingredients you have at home.   Chocolate Water cake A quick chocolate sponge cake recipe. This recipe does not require any eggs or dairy products. You have the freedom to decorate the cake with the choice of ingredients you have at home. 5 from 2 votes Print Pin Rate […]

Healthy

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 […]

Breads

April 24, 2020

Homemade White Bread Loaf Recipe

I had asked myself before getting ahead with this article if anyone who is fairly new to cooking or baking will be able to accomplish a good loaf of white bread via this post.  The reply was yes, but a few ifs adjoined to it. If the one who is baking a white bread loaf referring to this recipe will be very accurate in measuring the ingredients. If he or she is careful about the kneading process and will have […]
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 31, 2020

Quarantine Cake Ideas

Sometimes we have limited resources but the desire is immense enough to propel us towards our wants and look for the ways to acquire. These times are challenging for all, every being on this globe is facing a narrowly restricted lifestyle. Hopefully, we get through these times all fine and hearty and one day we tell our grandchildren stories of this #quaratinelife  Homebound is not easy but it’s not all bad either. Count on your blessings and live a content […]
March 21, 2020

Recipe for Eggless Pancakes

Pancakes at home is not a task, its super quick to whip up a few ingredients and cook them on a hot griddle. I know there are days when those imperfect pancakes happen sometimes burnt, sometimes undercooked, chewy and sometimes dense. I have a sackful of guidelines for flawless pancakes. Egg-free pancakes or pancakes with eggs, you will achieve marvellous, soft, fluffy, airy pancakes every time you cook them in your home kitchen. Read this article where I have mentioned […]
March 21, 2020

How to make perfect Pancakes

Pancakes guarantee overjoyed kids, There is this auto-pilot delightful mood-set when it is pancake time. My younger one is simply crazy for pancakes, she makes me promise pancake for breakfast on, no-school-days and she enjoys them like an English girl with all the drama of elegance. The word that comes to mind is Dramebaj. She even raises her pinky when sipping from her milk cup like a lady. Her fictitious stage for the performance is my dining table. I enjoy […]
February 5, 2020

All About Yeast

Whether you’re a beginner baker or pro, it’s important to understand how yeast works. The Yeast that we use for baking bread. Today this post is all about yeast.  So I have friends, who are so keen to emerge into baking bread at home, but due to several failed attempts, the heart sinks a bit and somehow, it stops you from going further.      I feel it is very important to understand the whole framework of technique, procedure and […]

Cookies

March 31, 2020

Quarantine Cake Ideas

Sometimes we have limited resources but the desire is immense enough to propel us towards our wants and look for the ways to acquire. These times are challenging for all, every being on this globe is facing a narrowly restricted lifestyle. Hopefully, we get through these times all fine and hearty and one day we tell our grandchildren stories of this #quaratinelife  Homebound is not easy but it’s not all bad either. Count on your blessings and live a content […]
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 […]
January 17, 2019
Raspberry Jam Eggless Donuts

Raspberry Jam Eggless Donuts

How to make donut at home without using eggs in the recipes?  Challenge is to achieve the right texture – deliciously fluffy and airy inside, tender yet slightly crisp on the outside. The right colour, the right richness, is the goal.   So I have a recipe of donuts, which is a keeper for all those, who prefer eggless treats.  Please go through these points mentioned below, because it is important to understand, How the dough is prepared, and How […]
December 10, 2018
Energy Bites

Energy bites

Energy bites are delicious, satisfying snack. These are also considered as pre-workout/ post-workout bite and a light/ guilt-free dessert after food. When made at home, they’re absurdly customisable. You will be surprised how easy and quick are these to make at home. I am gonna quickly take you through the five amazing flavours and combinations for no-bake Energy Bites … Energy Balls.  Making energy bites at home can be so much fun. When preparing for this particular post, I started […]

Savoury

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 9, 2020

Recipes for Festivals

Festivals generate soulfulness in our existence. They give us obvious reasons to be in the company of the ones we love the most. We eagerly anticipate the joyous times, when we get time to chill, sit in that balcony, hang around on that staircase, play those card games with those cousins/friends. The group gets bigger and better ever festive season and those senseless, extreme, leg-puling jokes which have been circulating over the years and never seem to fade off their […]
February 4, 2020

Pizza Buns

These Pizza buns are a doorway to happiness. When you succeed in baking these sensational pizza buns at home, the whole family goes whoopee gaga about you. My kids and Pranav thoroughly enjoyed these buns last night for dinner. I had happy souls, who watched t.v. and ate pizza buns and icecream for dinner. You too can make these in your home kitchen. I am sharing the recipe and few do’s and don’ts of baking these buns in a home […]
October 28, 2019

Jain Schezwan Sauce

I prefer making Schezwan Sauce at home because of many obvious reasons. The quality of ingredients, preservative, high sodium presence. It might seem too much work, but actually, it’s super easy to make at home. The whole idea is to balance out the spice with the rest of the ingredients.  The Schezwan Sauce with lots of garlic and ginger is definitely great, but today I have a recipe for Jain Schezwan Sauce here which has no garlic and ginger.  Click […]
September 3, 2019

Vegetarian Canapé Recipe

These Vegetarian Canapés are quick to prepare, turns out delicious, and looks superb when served. It is a perfect solution, for situations when the uninformed guest arrives. Especially during festivals. My experience says we require quick fixes in the kitchen, during the festive season. This is one of those recipes that will make a thing go easy, smooth and elegant for you. It surely has made my life easy. To make these delicious canapés you will require dips. One is […]
September 1, 2019

Oven Roasted Baby Potato

Baking potatoes in the oven is less of a recipe more of a technique to get the right enjoyable texture and taste. It is so easy to create perfect baked potatoes, which are full of flavour and are crispy outside. The inside is fluffy and hot and is cooked just right. Oven Roasted Baby Potato Everyone has a different idea/recipe for the same when it comes to the baked potatoes. I have my version, that gives me the perfect result […]

Candies

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 […]
January 1, 2020

All About Hot Chocolate

The classic Hot chocolate holds an affix with the winter. It’s a cosy and joyous concept, that we all cherish in the cold season.  When hands get a wintry numb, holding a cup of hot chocolate is a bliss.  I have a vivid memory with Hot chocolate that is very close to my heart. So it was our honeymoon and we were at the peak of Mount Titlis, with a white snowy ambience all around. After spending wondrous hours in […]
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 […]
December 10, 2019

All About Caramel

A liquid gold, embracing our dessert world with its velvety, luscious clutch, have triumphed over million hearts. We love Caramel. Praline, creme brûlée, toffee, hard candy, soft chew, that runny satiny sheen drizzle of caramel sauce, there are so many variations of caramel. All have bribed our taste-buds for years with their ravishing attributes. The confectionery land is incomplete without caramel.  Caramel making has been a dominion for professional chefs. Most of us get jittery over the conversations of making […]
October 1, 2019

Canned Pineapple Recipe

A slice of canned pineapple makes its way through the hustle of ingredients and can ennoble a simple dessert to a graceful one. Whether it is a bowl of whipped cream or a luscious fruit mousse, simple addition of a slice of canned pineapple will elevate the dessert for you. The cakes and elaborated desserts are often crowned with the canned pineapple.    For me, I love eating it directly from the jar. Have you given a thought to spiced […]
March 19, 2019
Matka kulfi Recipe

Matka kulfi Recipe

Matka Kulfi is a classy Holi Recipe. It is loved and enjoyed by all. Parents, grandparents or the kids, Matka Kulfi is something they all like to indulge in. It is rich, creamy, yum and has a vibrant festive feel to it.  My Dad in law loves all the Desi Authentic Dishes. I keep experimenting with different foods, in my kitchen. And Dad always appreciates, when it’s a recipe that reminds him of his early days. Takes him back to […]

Sauces and dips

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 9, 2020

Recipes for Festivals

Festivals generate soulfulness in our existence. They give us obvious reasons to be in the company of the ones we love the most. We eagerly anticipate the joyous times, when we get time to chill, sit in that balcony, hang around on that staircase, play those card games with those cousins/friends. The group gets bigger and better ever festive season and those senseless, extreme, leg-puling jokes which have been circulating over the years and never seem to fade off their […]
February 14, 2020

Coffee Mousse with Almond Soil

This is my version of a quick coffee mousse. Where no eggs or gelatine are required. Call it, cheats mousse which turns out pretty good when you are time-constrained. A fast track coffee mousse which is made using an abundance of chocolate with coffee and whipped cream. It is praiseworthy by all means because it is so speedy, hustle free desserts and can look enticing, as well as deliciously sophisticated.  You will need very little ingredients, together they will make […]
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 […]
October 28, 2019

Jain Schezwan Sauce

I prefer making Schezwan Sauce at home because of many obvious reasons. The quality of ingredients, preservative, high sodium presence. It might seem too much work, but actually, it’s super easy to make at home. The whole idea is to balance out the spice with the rest of the ingredients.  The Schezwan Sauce with lots of garlic and ginger is definitely great, but today I have a recipe for Jain Schezwan Sauce here which has no garlic and ginger.  Click […]
October 15, 2019

How to Pickle Jalapeño

We all have bought pickled Jalapeño jars several times from the grocery stores. What if I tell you, how easy it is to make ditto tasting pickled Jalapeños at home, that too under 15 minutes.  An itsy-bitsy addition of pickled Jalapeño adds a lot to any dish. A salad, chutney, salsa, taco, nachos, pizza there is no limit to this list. A jar of pickled jalapeños in the fridge, it can be nicknamed as “The flavour affix”.  The recipe is […]

Must Knows

May 16, 2020

Hidden Sugar Names on Packaging

How often do you read the label on a food package? If you are conscious about your intake, you are more likely to read the label in a detailed manner. Most of us just focus on the bold lettered words on the package which are mentioned on purpose, to attain our attention. Most of the words are mentioned to mislead the consumer. If you are new to the world of the conscious consumer, you are deceived in many ways. It […]
March 27, 2020

Culinary Ratios

Having a ratio for a recipe is having your fundamental techniques and proportions in place for accurate appetising results. Our grandmother used ratios in cooking, they had great mastery in cooking. Adai guna pani for halwa, teen guna pani for daliya, they used ratios for cooking chawal, dal, idli batter and for achars every grandmom had a ratio intel. It’s like having a superpower, how Spiderman’s super abilities made it possible for him to web-jump from one building to another, and […]
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 […]
February 5, 2020

All About Yeast

Whether you’re a beginner baker or pro, it’s important to understand how yeast works. The Yeast that we use for baking bread. Today this post is all about yeast.  So I have friends, who are so keen to emerge into baking bread at home, but due to several failed attempts, the heart sinks a bit and somehow, it stops you from going further.      I feel it is very important to understand the whole framework of technique, procedure and […]
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 10, 2019

All About Caramel

A liquid gold, embracing our dessert world with its velvety, luscious clutch, have triumphed over million hearts. We love Caramel. Praline, creme brûlée, toffee, hard candy, soft chew, that runny satiny sheen drizzle of caramel sauce, there are so many variations of caramel. All have bribed our taste-buds for years with their ravishing attributes. The confectionery land is incomplete without caramel.  Caramel making has been a dominion for professional chefs. Most of us get jittery over the conversations of making […]