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Whole wheat spicy foccacia recipe – easy bread baking recipes

Baking has not really been happening at my place lately. I had made this foccacia bread a couple of month ago with some soup. It was delicious. I have posted another recipe for foccacia sometime back. I had used all purpose flour. I had baked foccacia for the first time and it turned out really good. So the next time, I wanted to try it with whole wheat flour/atta. Foccacia is a very forgiving recipe and even beginners can try this bread recipe as it is not easy to go wrong with this one. After this attempt, I even tried…

 

Sandwich dhokla recipe – Easy and quick snack recipes

Days are getting busier as the school starts.Keeping track of the kiddo’s studies and other activities takes a good amount of time, though I enjoy that too.Its good to take interest in every phase of life.But blogging becomes slower. I started writing this post yesterday and I am still doing it today morning. I usually make tiffin/ snacks for dinner. I cook rice only for the kids. I and my hubby prefer something light. So one of this days, I made this sandwich dhokla. I had bought a readymade packet of this kind of sandwich dhokla years back which I…

 

Moong bhel recipe – healthy snack recipes

This is a nice healthy dish which is enjoyed by the kids as it is like any other chaat and equally by grown up as its healthy and tasty. I make this for breakfast or also when we are in mood for light dinner. It is low in calories too. You can also make this with moong sprouts. Some people make with raw moong sprouts too. But I love it this way. Do try this especially if you are on a diet and trying to reduce weight. It makes a delicious and filling dish too. Distribute some portion of the…

 

How to make palakchi dal – palak katli recipe # Maharashtrian style spinach lentil sidedish for rice

A Maharahtrian friend gave me this recipe recently and I have already made this thrice with some slight variations each time which I have mentioned in the notes below. It really goes well with rice. Its very easy to make and does not require any other side dish as it is a whole meal itself. Its so nutritious for the kids too. I love the combination of various flavours in this dal. Do try and give your feedback.

 

How to make Bhujiya sandwich- easy indian bread recipes – Kids food recipes

A friend from Delhi once told me that her daughters makes this easy sandwich whenever they feel like munching on something in the afternoon. I then recalled having this when I was young , but I dont exactly remember when was that.A vague memory- from a friend’s lunch box, though not sure. This is one sandwich which goes well with your tea. Most of the times, we have bread for breakfast. If I have the time or during holidays, I try to make some yummy sandwiches.I got a packet of Haldirams bhujiya and decided to make this for brunch during…

 

Paneer kalimirch curry recipe – Easy paneer side dishes for rotis

We just love anything with paneer.I do try to make a paneer gravy for our rotis twice or thrice a month. Paneer in any form tastes good and appropriate spices makes it awesome. I try to make it different each time. So this time I decided to use some freshly ground pepper for the spiciness. Years back, my co sister made a mixed vegetable curry where she had roasted the onions on open flame. So I decided to do that with onions for a different smoky flavour. We loved it. Hope you try it and let me know how you…

 

Spicy shankarpali /diamond cuts/ spicy maida biscuits – Diwali easy snack recipes

Shankarpali is another traditional snack made during diwali.Its quite addictive snack and goes well with your afternoon tea. I love the sweet version of this snack which I will try to post soon. But I wanted to make some savouries for diwali, as I have posted a number of sweet recipes already. Actually, this shows our love for sweets more than savouries. But I was wrong. My kids were more interested in the savouries. So I have decided to try more of them. Coming back to the recipe. I decided to make this diamond biscuits a little different by adding…

 

Stuffed okra recipe- How to make bharwan bhindi- Side dish for chapatis

I have made this many times by now, but somehow never managed to click pictures. Its actually very easy to make and is not time consuming as it seems to be. There are various versions of the stuffing. Some use just the onion mixture, or grated coconut or powdered peanuts. I have tried with powdered peanuts also and its very tasty too. But I often use besan as I don’t have the powdered peanuts in hand. I am quite lazy to roast ,peel and grind the peanuts!! You can even try using a mixture of peanuts, besan or sometime coconut…

 

Pasta masala recipe- Indian styled pasta recipes

I had mentioned few years here ago that my mom used to make Indian styled pasta when we were in school. Later she learned to make white sauce and used to make the pasta with the sauce which became our favourite. So the white sauce pasta is made frequently and my son loves it.Recently I had been craving for the spicy Indian styled pasta my mom used to make. I made it one day and my hubby loved it. So I have been making this for me and hubby quite often. My mom just added red chilly powder whereas I…