Dill Leaves Sweet Dosa

Dill leaves (Anethum graveolens) are called as sabbasige soppu in kannada. They are very aromatic in nature, has many culinary and medicinal uses. They are high in fibre, anti-oxidants and stimulate lactation in feeding mothers. They are good source of iron and other minerals. So it’s a good idea to include these leaves in our…

Pumpkin Peas Dry Curry or Palya

Pumpkin peas dry curry or palya is easy and simple dish. This is a savory pumpkin fry. Sweet pumpkin is a good source of minerals, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) and riboflavin which helps in preventing degenerative damage to the eyes. The potassium in pumpkin has a positive effect on blood pressure….

Masala Dosa

Masala dosa as the name indicates, its masala red chutney spread inside the outer crisp and inner soft dosa. It is famous south Indian breakfast or tiffin usually served in any of the hotels. It’s prepared using fermented rice and lentil batter. The basic recipe of dosa calls for soaking rice and lentil (urad dal)…

Eggless Ragi Chocolate Ganache Cookies

Finger millets or ragi or nachni are rich in dietary fibre compared to other grains. It is loaded with calcium, iron, helps in controlling diabetes and help in weight loss. It is gluten free and highly suitable for people who are gluten intolerant. The bland taste of ragi can be countered by either mixing it…

Tender Mango Pickle or Appemidi Uppinakayi

Appemidi is pulpy, immature oblong mango found mainly in malnad regions or Western Ghats and coastal regions of Karnataka, India. These are produced in bulk quantities and marketed in different regions of malnad. They are sweet, sour and pungent in flavor. There are many varieties of appemidi. This is the oldest pickling recipe known to…

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are associated with Australia and New Zealand Army Corps. which was established during the World War I. It’s believed that these biscuits were prepared by wives of soldiers and used for long time by the soldiers. These days they are manufactured commercially. Anzac biscuits are made to celebrate “Anzac day” on April 25th…

Baked Masala Chickpea

Baked masala chickpea or garbanzo bean is a healthy snack to munch during rainy season with a cup of coffee or tea. It’s crunchy, spicy and yummy too. These are soul satisfying as it’s prepared with less oil and protein, fiber rich snack. I got the recipe from here and tweaked it a bit. It’s…

Milk Sooji Fudge

It’s rich creamy, aromatic fudge made of milk and its products. It’s very simple to prepare with no fuss. The rava or semolina or sooji can be replaced with other flours like besan, maida or wheat flour. Do try this simple dessert suitable for any occasion. Here is the recipe Course: Dessert Cuisine: Karnataka Preparation…

Custard Melting Moments

  These are vanilla flavored custard powder cookies made with very few ingredients. It’s a healthy bake made of whole wheat flour, brown sugar. It forms a great snack for kids. They are just melt in mouth with outer crisp layer. Here is the simple recipe Course: Bake Cuisine: International Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking…

Spring Onion Dosa

Scallion, salad onion, green onion or hara pyaz are the different names of spring onion. They are mild in taste and mostly grown in mild cool temperature. They lack fully developed bulbs and entire plant is used in making salads, soups, chutney and mainly as appetizer. Learnt this recipe from my mother-in-law and frankly speaking…

Awards

Hi fellow food bloggers I just started blogging and three months old newborn food blogger. And here comes the special surprise!!! Dice n Cook has been nominated by Megala from Megala’s Kitchen for Versatile Blogger Award and Anshu Agarwal from easycooking247blog for One Lovely Blog Award. Thank you both for this encouraging nomination. Please do…

Eggless Mango Chocolate Marble Cake

This is a long pending post, prepared it when the mango season was in full swing… just couldn’t make it to the blog but finally thought of posting it before mangoes vanish.. Mango and chocolate flavors is the pair made in heaven. This is so delicious and with no maida, no butter, the cake is…