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Atte ka halwa recipe – easy sweet recipes – food for kids

When I was young and watched the hindi movies with interest, I used to be quite fascinated with the concept of halwa puri in them and I really used to feel quite tempted with the combo. When in some early 90’s we moved to north india, an acquantaince made this halwa poori and shared it with us. The poori was good as always , but the halwa tasted a quite weird as we were used to the semolina kesaris till then. I never knew atta could be used to make halwa. I came to know about this very recently when…

 

How to make dal dhokli– Dal dhokli recipe

This is a popular Gujarati delicacy. My sister inspired me to try this one. We always try to keep our dinner light. So I made the delicious dal dhokli for me and my hubby. We enjoyed a bowl of this, which was quite filling , but not too heavy too. While making this one, I was reminded of a similar dish where the wheat dough is seasoned with appropriate ingredients and it actually does not have dal in it. I will post that sometime. Till that I hope you try this one and enjoy it too!! Recipe source- Show me…

 

Fudgy Avacado brownies- Easy baking recipes

Brownies are always my favourite,infact everyone at home love dense fudgy brownies.Whenever I bake brownies, I always think that I should be baking more of these every now and then using a combination of different ingredients. But somehow I do not find the time and I don’t bake a lot nowadays. I have been eyeing this avacado based cakes and brownies for years.I always wanted to bake using avacados.Avacado has its own natural butter, so you generally don’t need any extra fat for such recipes. I also love using whole wheat flour in brownies. Some readers ask me to post…

 

How to make spinach parathas — palak paratha recipe

Parathas/stuffed indian breads are wonder food for kids. Its the best way to sneak in the vegetables. I try to make parathas with most of the vegetables as my son is really fussy about food especially vegetables. And we love any kind of parathas!! You can check out numerous and interesting paratha recipes in this blog. Palak aloo parathas Spinach cabbage parathas Red cabbage parathas

 

Red cabbage paratha recipe

I am not too fond of red cabbage. I once made a chutney with it years ago and it was quite good, something like thuvayal. Then when my hubby bought it again suddenly one day, I was thinking of what to do with it. The idea of making parathas struck me. I wanted to make it spicy and more flavourful and did not want the over powering taste of red cabbage in it. It was actually delicious and we all liked it. I will surely make it again as it is healthy and in this form I can include it…

 

Vella appam – Deep fry method- Janmashtami special

I have actually posted alow fat appam long ago where I have used rice and then a paniyaaram pan for cooking them. I made them for kaarthigai. I made them for Krishnashtami this time. So here I am posting another method which is quite easy actually than the previous one.It does not involve soaking and grinding rice like the previous one. I have used a combination of wheat flour and rice flour. And I decided to deep fry them as well this time as I felt it really does not matter doing it once in a while. But you can…

 

Carrot apple pulp drops

This recipe is totally inspired from the carrot cookies I had baked a few years back from Usha’s veg inspirations. As I had reserved the pulp from the juice I made,I did not have the heart to discard it and I wanted to bake something of it so that I can serve it along with breakfast. I used a slightly different recipe incorporating a large amount of the pulp and raisins so that I could get some chewy breakfast bars kind of thing. To be more precise, they resembled scones or muffins.We all loved it. I even had a few…

 

Banana oats cake -oats recipes

It was almost a year a ago when I baked this cake and then I stopped baking due to my busy schedules and health.I was longing to bake something again one of these days especially when I saw some lovely bakes in other blogs and even bookmarked them. Finally my son also started asking me to bake a cake for him. I saw this recipe in Ria’s space. She had actually made them into cute muffins.I loved the recipe which included oats, wheat flour and bananas. The cake was just yummy. My son had this for his breakfast before leaving…

 

Bombay sandwich / vegetable cheese sandwich- S/S pictures

Though I have visited Mumbai a couple of times, I have never got to taste its street food which is so popular especially the pulao and pav bhaji. I recently heard about this sandwich from a friend who makes this quite regularly at her home. I took the recipe from her and made it one day. It was a filling meal with loads of vegetables. The cheese and the ‘masala’ is considered to be the key ingredient in this as told by my friend. There is an interesting article on “making of a Bombay sandwich” here. Take two slices of…

 

Eggless cookies using custard powder(baking for beginners)

When I had bought my microwave cum convection oven a couple of years ago, I set my first step towards baking. I used to browse for simple and easy baking recipes.I was totally excited about baking my own cookies and cakes. Thats when I had seen sailu’s cookies she had posted during the christmas. The recipe sounded quite okay for a beginner like me. I set out baking this cookies and was so thrilled with the result.They were awesome. I baked a few more batches after that and everyone at home just loved it. I remember sending them to my…