Ingredient: olive oil

chickpea salad

Tangy Chickpea salad

I think the least number of recipes are posted under the “salad”cateogory of my blog. I do make salads regularly though not everyday. My kids like to have chopped raw carrots almost everyday or I make raita/pachadi with different veggies. But eating vegetables in raw form almost everyday is not […]

 

Double Chocolate pancakes – Quick Breakfast recipes

I have also been making pancakes. I use healthy and different ingredients each time. I normally use whole wheat flour or oats. And then , I drizzle with some sugarcane syrup before I serve. This syrup was given by a friend and it has been a great thing. We have totally enjoyed it. My kids also love these pancakes and eat them in a jiffy without making a fuss leaving a satisfied me!!!

 

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…

 

Sundried tomato and onion foccacia – easy baking recipes for beginners

I had thought I would get more time during the kids holidays. Rather I have been busier than the usual days. The kiddo had a small mishap hurting himself. So I have been running around with him. All the yummy goodies I was planning to bake had to take a backseat, obviously the blog too. Its still not over and its just a few days left for the school to reopen. I am really tensed and just hope everything comes back to normal soon. Okay, coming to the recipe now, baking a foccacia has been in my list for a…

 

Instant mini pizza recipe – No yeast required – quick kids snack recipes

After the diwali festival was over, I had no mood to cook or even eat anything for a couple of days. We just survived on some simple dal, roti , upma etc until my kiddo decided that this was enough and demanded something really cheesy and delicious. I had really put in lot of efforts making sweet and savouries for diwali and was in no mood to toil in the kitchen for hours together again. So this idea of making instant pizza struck me. I had planned to make this a couple of months before. I had promised that he…

 

Red velvet cake With tofu frosting – Healthy version- easy bakes

I made this cake for our anniversary few weeks back. As I am trying to do my best to make healthy and low calorie food nowadays, I came up with the idea of baking a healthy red velvet cake for the occasion. Though let me tell you , this is not the usual or original recipe for a red velvet cake where some acidic and basic ingredients are used to get a natural red colour. I just named it that way because the cake looks red in colour.This cake is healthy and of a low calorie to some extent. I…

 

How to make potato wedges- Easy baked potato wedges recipe

I have had this a number of times, but I remember enjoying it the most during our trip to a beautiful resort in Indonesia. That was because we had a very few vegetarian options , so we ordered this for our every meal. It was really delicious with some herbs and all sprinkled on it. I have never tried this at home though. My son loves it have snacks when he comes back from school.I made this for him one evening and he enjoyed it!I made it very simple, but you can add the spices and herbs you prefer. Wash…

 

Garlic bread recipe – Almost pizza hut style in a few minutes!!

We love to eat at the pizza hut occasionally especially my son loves it.Though we vegetarians do not have many options , but still, recently they do have some vegetarian pasta varieties and some add ons too. But garlic bread at pizza hut continues to be our favourite. Especially if we order at home for lunch, we reserve the garlic bread for our tea time. We simply have it with our tea. I saw the recipe for it recently and when I had the hot dog buns at home, I decided to make it. It was nice and we all…

 

One bowl chocolate muffins/ cupcake- martha stewart recipe

My kiddo loves chocolate cakes than any other flavored cakes. He has been asking me to bake them for a long time. As I hardly get time to do elaborate cooking and baking with two kids around , I kept on postponing it. After a search , I followed a simple Martha Stewart’s one bowl recipe. It was a simple one involving just a putting together of some ingredients in a single bowl and baking it. Less of work, less messy and a fool proof recipe and I made it with easily available ingredients. Also refer notes to follow the…