Long before Willie Wonka made his chocolate bars famous, sugar rock candy and shoe string licorice were established stars in the confectionery lineup. You might remember the thrill of exploding Pop Rocks or the fun of savoring a Slo Poke. Everyone waxes nostalgic for a favorite flavor from years ago. Retro candy is making a sweet comeback, and you’ll find it in specialty shops and online stores. These delicious bits and bites are showing up in other surprising places too. [Read more…]
Whole Wheat Jaggery (Halwa Sweet), a Gujarati sweet dish is very healthy for kids as it is made from whole wheat flour(gehun atta), jaggery and ghee (clarified butter) as well as it is an instant recipe for a surprise guest at lunch.Learn how to make Sheera/Halva with wheat flour in 7 minutes and serve it hot. Bhajiya/flitters/pakora with sheera will add more flavour in your lunch. I had introduce solid food for my daughter (when she was 10 months old) with this healthy sheera. [Read more…]
Easy recipes cilantro-Green chutney with coriander and peanuts: Make all types of green chutneys with this guide
Chutneys are MAJOR elements of Indian food. Nowadays restaurants such as “chutneys Indian restaurant” are named after these mouthwatering chutney recipes. It is easy and quick to make. It stays fresh for a week and if you refrigerate(frozen) it in a airtight container then it stays fresh for weeks. You can serve this green chutney (Hari chutney) with Chaat, Khaman, Patra, dahiwadi, Batatawada, Beetroot paratha, ragda patties etc. Green chutney can be served as spread, dip and condiment. I have included various variation in the green chutney with coriander (cilantro), mint and tomatoes. [Read more…]
Theplas are Gujarati’s favorite meal across the globe,. It is eaten while traveling, picnics and of course our regular meals too. It stays fresh for 4-5 days because the dough is made from sour curd/buttermilk. So here is an Easy recipe for all types of theplas (Indian spicy flat bread) Methi( fenugreek), Dudhi (bottle gourd) etch thepla with this easy step by step guide
A Pictorial tutorial will help you to make Theplas. [Read more…]
Usually I eat Sriracha hot chili sauce with my Chinese food like Manchurian, Fried rice, spring rolls, and noodles. But today I ran out of this sauce and when my son asked for it, I suddenly remember my Bangalore friend had given me her homemade hot sauce recipe seven years ago and I tried to make it today. It was a test of my memory too. Isn’t it? I’m happy to say that it turned out very well so make this hot dry chili garlic sauce at home in 5 minutes
Make homemade Mexican Salsa with tomato ketchup in 10 minutes. It is very easy and a healthy chutney type recipe. Usually salsa can be served with Tortilla chips, tacos, burritos etc but my friend likes with Samosa too.
Today, I’ve tied to make Easy kids friendly coconut-chocolate rolls recipe with Cadbury Bournvita. The bournvita taste was awesome instead of coco powder but Lookwise coco powder+Milk powder rolls are better so here are the both recipes. 5 minutes time is just for preparation of two dough(Layers). Refrigerator time will be 5 hours.
Our classic sweet tamarind (imli) chutney takes too much time to cook but this recipe with apple sauce will take only 3 minutes and even you don’t need to cook. Basically sweet tamarind chutney or sweet sauce can be served with all chaats such as Pani Puri, Aloo Bonda (Batata Vada), Bhel, Ragda Patties, Papdi chaat, Samosa etc. I always keep this chutney in my freeze for the instant use because chaat , Indian Fast Food dishes are my all time favorite snacks.
Make shrikhand just in three minutes. Is it believable? Classic shrikhand recipe takes too much time and effort so I always bored upon making shrikhand at home but today I’ve tried to make shrikhand with Sour Cream and it turns out very well. My friends love this dessert recipe and they can’t believe that it is made out of Sour cream. I think it will help you when you want to make any instant dessert with lots of variations. Well, let me introduce “Shrikhand”..Shrikhand is a sweet, flavored Indian yogurt with fruits or Saffron, nuts or Mango chunks/pulp.
Tiramisu, a classic Italian cheese cake is a perfect dessert for valentine day. Surprise your beloved with this Italian treat. Usually the main ingredients of Tiramisu are mascarpone cheese, ladyfinger biscuits, whipped cream and eggs. I am a pure vegetarian and I did not find mascarpone cheese and ladyfinger biscuits from my local grocery store but none of these circumstances stopped me from making this delicious treat. My valentine is on foreign trip and I will treat him with this lovely, delicious cake so today, I’m here to share Eggless Tiramisu cake with homemade lady finger biscuits and Mascarpone cheese substitute. [Read more…]