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…

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…

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…

Avocado/Butterfruit Paneer Paratha

Avocado (Butterfruit) paneer paratha is highly nutritious. Avocados are great source of vitamins, magnesium and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene and omega-3 fatty acids. Though avocado is filled with calorie, low fat paneer is homemade and they form a healthy combination. These parathas are soft, filled with flavors and easy to prepare. There are…

Guacamole or Avocado Dip

Guacamole (Spanish word) is a dip or spread which originated from Mexico. Guacamole is an avocado based dip. Avocados are healthy bunch of fruits. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, high in fibre, carotenoids, saturated and monounsaturated fat. The right way to make a perfect guacamole is using fully ripe avocados. It is mainly used…

Lemon Grass Tambuli or Lemon Grass Buttermilk

Cymbopogon are commonly known as lemon grass or citronella grass. In Kannada it’s called as majjige hullu. These are commonly cultivated as culinary herb in many Asian countries and also as medicinal herbs. It’s has a distinct scent resembling that of lemon. It can be used in fresh, dried and powdered form. It is used…

Mexican Green Rice

Mexican green rice is a typical dish which originated from Mexico. It is locally called as Arroz Verde Mexicano and prepared using Morelos rice which is typically grown in Mexico of highest quality. The original recipe asks for poblano pepper (Capsicum annuum) which is originally grown in Mexico with very mild flavor. There are many…