• For my previous post on methi seeds sabzi, I had soaked excess methi seeds. I allowed them to sprout and made this Sprouted methi seeds pulao. Winter is around the corner. It is all the more important...

  • Methi (Fenugreek / vendhayam / uluva / menthulu / menthe) is one of the few plants that you can use in both seed form and leaf form. Others being Coriander, Amarnath, Mustard etc. Alu methi sabzi, usi...

  • Stew is a popular Kerala delicacy. With Potato, onion and few choicest green vegetables, it is the best side dish for Kerala famous Aappam and Idiyappam. This Chole Stew is a deviant that goes well wi...

  • Ginger Biscuits / cookies are globally most popular as a snack. Typically the base is glutenous wheat / processed flour. But These Ragi Ginger Biscuits are a healthier version using Finger Millet (Rag...

  • Apples have always been in the top five fruits to be consumed by us to keep the doctor away. Apple sauce is the puree of cooked apples without any added sweetener. The best part I love with apple sauc...

  • This Shahi Lauki is inspired by a Mughlai dish Lauki Nazakat. While Lauki Nazakat is a rich dish using paneer, khoya, dry fruits, ghee, etc, I have tweaked it to suit my dairy free theme here. The mos...

  • Here is a healthy Flax seeds Cocoa Burfi for Diwali. This is a no ghee, no white sugar sweet. Diwali is around the corner. The grand festival of lights for Indians all over the world. Diwali / Deepava...

  • These Almond flour Cookies make the perfect afternoon indulgence during winter. Just what you need with a hot cup of your tea / coffee. I love cookies. My afternoon tea is always accompanied by cookie...

  • Jini Dosa is a popular street food from Mumbai. What makes it different from Masala Dosa is the stuffing and the way it is presented. Being a street food of Mumbai, it obviously uses Pav Bhaji masala....


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