Eggless Chocolate Truffle Cake

Eggless Chocolate Truffle Cake

I had made eggless custard powder cupcakes for my son’s birthday celebration at the school. We had organized a small birthday party for him with his dear friends. I made this eggless chocolate truffle cake for his birthday party celebration. The cake has chocolate flavor and has a rich chocolate truffle icing in it. It … Read more

Spinach And Peas Soup

Spinach And Peas Soup

Spinach and peas soup is a thick soup made with the goodness of spinach and peas. The soup is made creamy by adding rice to it; carrot gives it the thickness. It is very healthy and  serves as a complete dinner meal with a piece of bread or garlic bread, pasta or thepla (moong dal thepla, … Read more

Spinach Ricotta Ravioli In Tomato Cream Sauce

Spinach Ricotta Ravioli In Tomato Cream Sauce

Ravioli is a traditional Italian dish. A ravioli is a form of pasta where different kinds of ingredients can be filled between two pasta sheets and sealed. It is made in square, circle or semicircle shapes. It is cooked in boiling water and then served with tomato based sauce, white sauce or with butter and … Read more

Lasaniya Batata/Lehsuni Aloo/Garlic Potatoes

Lasaniya Batata/Lehsuni Aloo/Garlic Potatoes

Lasaniya batata is a popular dish made in Kathiyawada (Saurashtra) region of Gujarat. It is hot and spicy. It is a treat for people who like spicy food. The hotness of the dish is due to to a large amount of fresh garlic added to it. Lasaniya means “with garlic” and batata means “potato”. It … Read more

Eggless Blueberry Muffins

We are currently getting very good blueberries in Sydney. Blueberries are small purple colored sweet fruit. It can be eaten fresh. It is also processed and is available as a frozen fruit throughout the year. We can make different dishes such as juice, jam, ice cream, cake, smoothie, milkshake,  muffins from blueberry. I love blueberries … Read more

Tuvar Lilva Paratha (Pigeon Peas Stuffed Flatbread)

Tuvar Lilva Paratha (Pigeon Peas Stuffed Flatbread)

Winter season brings in fresh vegetables and herbs. The cold air tempts us to eat something spicy and tasty. In Gujarat, India, you will find stalls of fresh tuvar (pigeon peas), peas, surati papdi, val ni papdi, fresh coriander, green garlic leaves, green chili, ginger everywhere. The tuvar is fresh and cheap during the winter.  The ladies … Read more

Bombay Masala Toast Sandwich

Bombay Masala Toast Sandwich

Mumbai City is popular for a variety of street foods which is enjoyed by everyone. People are always in a hurry for catching a train or bus and so some of them end up eating street food for all their meals. Some others prefer to eat it as a snack in the evening. The street … Read more

Puneri Misal

Puneri Misal

I have lived in Pune, Maharashtra for 8 years. I started my married life there. Pune is a beautiful cultural city and is considered as “Oxford of East” as it has several well known educational institutions. Besides, it also has many automobile industries and IT industries. It has the National Defence of Academy (NDA) quarters … Read more

Kaju Jalebi

Kaju Jalebi

Sweets made from cashew nut are very popular and loved by all. The most popular are Kaju katli, Kaju barfi, and kaju rolls. But nowadays many sweet shops offer different shapes and designs made from cashew nuts such as kaju apple, kaju sandwich, kaju paan, kaju watermelon, kaju sitafal or kaju jalebi. The process and main … Read more

Corn Bharta

Corn Bharta

  Corn Bharta is a very tasty recipe made with fresh corn and capsicum cooked in tomato cashew nut gravy. It can be served with rice, naan, roti or can be eaten plain. I have shown you the restaurant style preparation of corn bharta. The tomato cashew nut gravy made is the basic sauce for … Read more

Healthy Ragi Oat Churma Laddoo

Healthy Ragi Oat Churma Laddoo

“Ganpati Bappa Morya Ghee Ma Laddoo Choriya”. Happy Ganesh Festival to all !! Laddoos and modak are  popular sweets offered to Lord Ganesha during the Ganesh Festival. Different types of laddoos and modaks are made during the festival to welcome Lord Ganesha. Besides these, various other types of sweets are made for the 10 days … Read more

Whole Wheat Paneer Kulcha

Whole wheat Paneer Kulcha

“Kulcha” is a type of leavened flatbread. It is a popular dish in North Indian Cuisine and is served with spicy veg or non-veg curries such as Chole, Chicken Masala, Curd, Raita, Pickle or Dal Makhani. It is made in the big clay tandoor. Usually, it is not made as a daily food in houses … Read more

Kaju Badam Puri (Gluten Free Cashewnut Almond Cookies)

Kaju Badam Puri

  Today, I am sharing with you the step-by step procedure for making Kaju Badam Puri. It is basically a flourless and butterless cookie and is gluten free. It consists of nuts, sugar, milk and flavored with saffron and cardamom. If you want to make it vegan, the milk can be substituted with soy or almond … Read more

Milk Powder Peda

Milk Powder Peda

  Peda is a popular Indian sweet made from mawa or khoya and sugar. It is semi soft, like fudge. It is made in many festivals and offered as “prasadam”. There are many variations of peda such as elaichi peda, kesar peda, chocolate peda.  Peda are popular as per the region they are made in, … Read more

Instant Mawa/Khoya From Milk Powder

Mawa/khoya from Milk powder

Mawa or Khoya is a very important ingredient in many of the Indian dishes. It is the main ingredient in many sweet dishes. The process of making mawa is lengthy. It is made after heating and boiling full fat milk for hours till milk is evaporated and milk solids are left. The process requires constant … Read more

Kalonjiwale Bharwan Baigan Aloo

Bharwaan Baigan Aloo

  My son was asking me one day about the dishes I liked as a child and which my mother cooked for me. The list was long. “Maa Ke Haath ” ka jadu. I miss the dishes my mom used to make. Though simple, I still remember the delicious taste. I told him about Bharwan … Read more

Chocolate Milk Powder Burfi

Chocolate Milk Powder Burfi

  My today’s recipe is devoted to all my dear brothers. I wish them a very “Happy Rakshabhandan”. May god shower them with a healthy and wealthy life. May they always stay happy and blessed. We celebrate different festivals with different sweets. Some people want to make them at home while others prefer to buy … Read more

Sooji Sheera

Sooji Sheera

  Sooji Sheera is a traditional sweet which is very easy and quick to make. It does not require any advance preparations. When you have sudden guests coming for lunch or dinner, Sooji sheera is the wonderful dessert which can be made quickly to please your guests. You can also serve it in breakfast. This … Read more