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Pumpkin pasta recipe

This time I used pumpkin. Its a very simple recipe and can be done in a few minutes. This is also an interesting way to sneak in some pumpkin in your diet especially if you are a pumpkin hater. Many people I know hate pumpkin as they find it quite sweet for their taste. But in this recipe , you actually cant guess that there is pumpkin. Also cashews gives a nice creaminess to the pasta.

 

Sweet macaroni recipe – Easy indian style pasta recipes

A few days back, a mini concert was arranged in my son’s music class. We also decided to have a potluck dinner after the programme. When we were discussing the menu for the dinner, someone suggested her friend to make sweet macaroni. I was really intrugued by the name as I had had only savoury pasta recipes till now. I have heard of pasta payasam before but this one sounded different. I was really looking forward for having it during the function. It was something really delicious and tasted very much like ada pradhaman. Infact many people thought it was…

 

Pasta pizza bake – easy kids snack recipes

I started doing this posts two days back and still doing it till now. Things are keeping me really busy. But as it was a public holiday yesterday , we went to a 3D art musuem and had a different and fun day . It was after a long time we went out and enjoyed ourselves. We do need this kind of breaks in between so that we get diverted from the usual routine. I do wish we had long weekends very now and then!!!! I usually make this kind of breakfasts or snacks during the school holidays. I also…

 

Cheesy Spinach pasta – Kids snacks recipes

My kids love pasta. So I make it atleast once in a week or two. I try to be creative and make different types of sauces especially with vegetables adding lot of cheese. Kids love cheese and the taste of cheese is quite dominant. So its a best way to sneak some vegetables into your kids. I usually make pasta with white sauce for my kids. So this time I thought of adding some spinach puree to make it more healthier. It was delicious and we all loved it. Check out this link for more pasta recipes. Add the spinach…

 

Quick and Easy creamy and cheesy pasta for kids lunchbox – Mac and cheese recipe

Hope you all had a lovely Janmashtami (Lord Krishna’s birthday)celebration. I also did in my small way especially for my kids who love this kind of celebrations and is a good way to share our culture with our kids. We sang a few bhajans. I also made little appams, mysore pak and rasagullas. I do not spend too much time in the kitchen as it gets a little painful if I stress myself a lot. So I made the mysore pak in the microwave in minutes. I will blog about it sometime. I will also blog about the appams as…

 

Avacado pasta salad – easy and healthy avacado recipes

First of all ,my apologies for a late post. But this is going to be regular because I am terribly busy especially with kids. So do kindly bear with me for sometime and also do mail me what kind of recipes you would like to see in this space. Lately I have been concenterating on low fat and healthy recipes. So avocado has been a regular thing in my cooking. It has lots of health benefits. I usually make the salad sans the pasta. We have it as an extra side dish or a filling in sandwiches. But this time,…

 

Dried peas pasta chundal recipe -Navrathri special

A couple of years back, my sis had been to see a golu (dolls display during navarathri)with my aunty. There , they had served chundal where even pasta was added to it. My sister had mentioned to me about this. I suddenly remembered about this few days ago. I wanted to make this as a evening snack for my kids. However, I never remember to soak grains beforehand and have always been lazy about this part. Anyway, Navratri was round the corner, so I decided to make this snack for it. I asked my sister, whether they had followed the…