upwaas (fast)

Mini Sabudana Khichdi

Mini Sabudana Khichdi

Add to My Recipes   Mini Sabudana Khichdi /Sago Khichdi is a popular dish made during fasting/upwaas/vraat by stir frying soaked mini sabudana/sago or tapioca pearl along with potatoes and crushed peanuts. It is spiced with green chilies, ginger, salt, sugar and lemon juice. It uses very less spices and yet is full of flavors. …

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Milk Peda / Doodh Peda

Milk Peda / Doodh Peda

Add to My Recipes   Milk Peda / Doodh Peda is a very easy traditional Indian dessert made by evaporating full cream milk till all the water from milk is evaporated and only the solid cream like mixture (khoya) is left. Sugar and flavors are added to the mixture and cooked further till all the …

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Add to My Recipes Basundi is a rich, creamy and thickened milk made by  boiling full cream milk with sugar till it is reduced to half. It is flavored with cardamom, saffron, nutmeg and nuts. It can be enjoyed warm or chilled. It is a traditional and  popular sweet dish made in the western parts …

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Apricot Mango Balls

Apricot Mango Balls

Add to My Recipes Apricot Mango Balls are  healthy snack prepared by grinding together dried turkish apricots, walnuts, almonds, desiccated coconut and dried mango fruit or mango bar and shaping them into balls . They are very healthy, nutritious, full of energy and fibre. You can enjoy them as a quick breakfast, or for small …

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Apple Date Shake

Apple date Shake

Add to My Recipes   Apple date Shake is a very healthy and delicious shake made by blending apple, dates, nuts together and topped with chia seeds. It is sugar free  and gluten free. It is a perfect breakfast to kick start your day. To make it vegan, use almond milk. This shake can be …

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Vegan Carrot Halwa

Vegan Carrot Halwa

Add to My Recipes Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa or carrot fudge is a popular traditional Indian dessert and is enjoyed by all age groups. In India, during winters we get red and juicy carrots. The carrot halwa made with red carrots gets a nice red colour. However, you can use the orange carrots if …

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Kaju Katli

Kaju katli

Add to My Recipes Kaju katli (Cashew nut Slices) is a popular Indian sweet made by cooking cashew nut powder in sugar and water solution. It is enjoyed by all age groups and is the perfect way of celebrating happy moments and festivals such as Diwali, Janmashtami, Navratri or Holi with family. It is gluten-free and can …

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Gajar Ka Halwa/Carrot Fudge

Gajar ka halwa/ Carrot Fudge

Add to My Recipes   Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa or carrot fudge is a popular traditional Indian dessert and is enjoyed by all age groups. In India, during winters we get red and juicy carrots. The carrot halwa made with red carrots gets a nice red colour. However, you can use the orange …

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Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranate Juice

Add to My Recipes Pomegranate Juice is a refreshing juice made from fresh pomegranate. It is easy to make and can be prepared under 10 minutes. It is gluten-free and Vegan. It is a good source of energy to the body, especially during fasting (upwaas). Enjoy this fresh and sugarfree homemade juice for breakfast or …

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Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry smoothie

Add to My Recipes Be it for breakfast or for an after-school snack for my son, I love making a smoothie. Smoothie is an ideal, quick and healthy breakfast. It is a thick drink made by blending different fruits, vegetables or nuts with a dairy product such as yogurt, ice-cream or milk. Many people like …

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Mango Shake

Mango shake

Add to My Recipes The king of fruits “Mango” is loved by everyone. It is enjoyed in summer. Many dishes can be made with this king of fruits. Dishes such as Ice cream, pudding, cake, salad, juice, milkshake, custard, pie and more. I am sharing with you all  the recipe for Mango Milkshake – the …

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Kiwi Juice

Kiwi juice

Add to My Recipes Kiwi is the national fruit of New Zealand. It was first found in China. It was known as Yang tao then. Missionaries brought the kiwi fruit to New Zealand only in the early 20th century. It gained such popularity in the country that it started being cultivated commercially and was marketed as …

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Strawberry Pomegranate Juice

Strawberry pomegranate juice

Add to My Recipes   Fresh fruit juices are always good to have. They are very easy to make and contain more nutrients than packed juices. They do not contain any preservative and hence are very healthy. This is the recipe for strawberry pomegranate juice. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K and …

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Strawberry Blueberry Milkshake

Strawberry Blueberry Milkshake

Add to My Recipes I love blueberries. I like to use fresh blueberries until they are available. Blueberry and strawberry taste very delicious together and this milkshake uses both. Milkshakes are very quick to make and are very healthy. You can make them with the fruit of your choice. Some fruits are sour and so …

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