Eggless Caramel Swirl Millet Brownies

Caramel Swirl Millet Brownies are eggless with many healthy benefits. These form a good snack or dessert option. Millets are drought resistant crops and gluten free grain. Millets are rich in fibre, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, other minerals, vitamin B and low in glycemic index. They help lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Millets in moderate use…

Sweet Pumpkin Hyacinth Beans or Sihi Kumbalakai Avarekalu Gravy

When you are in mood to experiment, have lots of hyacinth beans or Avarekalu, huge sweet pumpkin lying in the refrigerator and finally this is the outcome. Simple gravy with minimum basic requirements, a lovely aromatic sweet, spicy side dish is ready to be served with Indian flat bread. These two form a healthy combination….

Nutmeg Flavored Granola Squares

Nutmeg flavored granola squares are crunchy loaded with high nutrients like carbohydrate, protein, fibre and vitamins. It helps boost energy. Granola can be served as breakfast or snacks. It also serves as topping for desserts. Granola the name originated from United States of America. It was a popular snack in America which is now well…

Homemade Porridge or Manni Powder

Today I am sharing my recipe of homemade porridge or manni powder a healthy and nutritious food which I have been feeding my twin kids till date. I used to prepare 3-4 Kgs and store them in airtight containers which use to last for 1 month as I had to feed twins. This can be…

Coconut Tomato Rasam

Rasam or saru as we call in Karnataka is a comfort food during winter season. It’s a south Indian delicacy. There are many types of rasam originating from different regions of South India. Coconut tomato rasam is a type of rasam which I learnt from my mother, is very simple and flavored. Before my marriage,…

Baked Stuffed Sweet Potato Patties (Dhansak flavored)

Baked stuffed sweet potato patties are healthy snack recipe as these are baked with little oil. My kidoos and nephew love palak paneer so wanted to try this patties with palak panner stuffing. This is great way to make kids eat veggies with no guilt. This recipe is part of Bellynirvana program from Plattershare in…

Baked Dhansak Flavored Veg Samosa

Baked dhansak flavored veg samosa is a healthy snack of Parsi cuisine influenced by Indian culture. My second product review in association with plattershare and Place of originin is Kolah’s Dhansak masala. Dhansak masala is an integral part of Parsi cuisine with Gujarati influence. The age old recipe of dhansak is mainly the non-vegetarian preparation…

Grilled Onion Pumpkin Soup

Grilled onion pumpkin soup is an easy appetizing soup in a chilling weather. It is a comfort food with lovely silky texture. As everyone is aware of healthy benefits of pumpkin, it is a good source of minerals, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) and Riboflavin which helps in preventing degenerative damage to…

Kayi Vade or Coconut Rice Vada

Kayi vade or coconut rice vada a crispy flavored delicacy from coastal Karnataka. These are deep fried poories using ground coconut, soaked rice and masala. It has a unique flavor of coconut. I learnt this recipe from my mother-in-law. According to my mother-in-law using the soaked rice gives a nice flavor to the vade. In…

Onigiri in Indian Style using Gobindobhog Rice

Onigiri otherwise called as omusubi or rice balls. It’s basically a Japanese delicacy. The idea of preparing a Japanese delicacy using gobindobhog rice (It is a superior quality rice cultivar grown in West Bengal, India) goes to my husband since during his visit to Japan, he got to taste lot of rice based dishes and…

Apple Cinnamon Guliyappa or Appe using Gobindobhog Rice

Apple cinnamon guliyappa or appe is a sweet dish prepared using gobindobhog rice from Max Health and apple with light flavor of cinnamon. This is healthy aromatic snack for kids. Frankly speaking my kids loved these pillow soft guliyappa.  This recipe is in association with “Belly Nirvana” organized by plattershare and PlaceofOrigin.in – Indian Tastes…

Moong Dal Peanut Nankhatai

Moong Dal Peanut Nankhatai is a healthy Indian style cookies. Nankhatai is popularly prepared ghee or butter based biscuits in India and neighboring countries. Nankhatai is basically a Persian and Afghan word. I love the fact that this recipe is glutenfree and satisfies the sweet cravings during festivals. I got the idea of using moong…