Avocado Pickle

Pickle with avocado!!! This was my reaction when I happened to see the recipe from Delish. I found this really interesting. Avocado is also called as butterfruit in India and has many healthy and culinary benefits. Avocado pickles are crunchy, yet soft, spicy and sour to taste. It’s just the perfect combination of flavors. If…

Eggless Fresh Fig Honey Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls have their origin from Sweden. This is my version of cinnamon rolls wherein I have given the flavors of fresh fig and honey to the traditional cinnamon rolls. This is my second recipe with fresh figs and honey. I did few experiments with fresh figs and this one was an instant hit with…

Fresh Fig Honey Smoothie

Fresh fig honey smoothie is a great source of healthy ingredients. Got few fresh figs from Yercaud, Tamil Nadu and tried this healthy smoothie. Figs are fruiting units of ficus tree. They are called as anjura in Kannada or anjeer in Hindi. Figs are good source of potassium that helps control blood pressure. It’s a…

Eggless Avocado Brownies

  Avocado is also called as alligator pear in Mexico or butter fruit in many parts of India and has many health benefits. Avocado fruit is low in sugar, high in fibre. They are high in calories. They contain high amount of fat therefore form a very good substitute for fat content in healthy bakes….

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…