August 30, 2015

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Sweets & Desserts

  • Easy Gulab Jamun Recipe | Gulab Jamun Using Milk Powder

    Gulab Jamuns!!! The name itself makes me hungry.  I simply love gulab jamuns and I’m sure most of you love them too. This is one such distinctive dessert made mostly on special occasions or on festive days. I have made them many times using the store bought mix. Though this is an easy option, these homemade…

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  • Banana Bread | Easy Banana Bread with Nuts

    As a routine, after lunch and while later my little one takes a small afternoon nap. This is the time where I cook or bake something, click few pictures and If I’m not doing this, I sit in front of the computer to work on my blog. This doesn’t happen every day, it depends on…

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  • Paasi Paruppu Payasam | Moong Dal Kheer

    Moong Dal Kheer/Paasi Paruppu Payasam is one of the traditional sweet dishes made in South India. Payasam is usually prepared during the festive days and this is one such famous dessert being loved among many. To make this payasam the main ingredients used are paasi paruppu/moong dal and jaggery, which is a healthy substitute for…

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  • Easy Vanilla Cupcakes | Christmas Recipes

    Its Christmas season and I’m sure you all must have started shopping, baking, planning for the big day and so are we. For us Christmas is one special festival and this year it’s going to be much more special because we will be celebrating with our family at Bangalore. And we are all excited for…

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  • Bread Pizza | Easy Kids Recipe

    Bread comes handy when you need to make some quick snack in a jiffy.  Sometimes I crave for pizzas and since pizza making is a long process, this Bread Pizza fulfilled my craving to some extent.  My hubby is not very fond of pizzas and so we have it occasionally at restaurants. This Bread Pizza is…

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  • Plain Sev | Oma Podi

    Hope you all had a wonderful and safe Diwali celebration with family and friends as we did. Though there’s nothing much we do on Diwali, I love cooking some of the traditional dishes on this occasion. Along with our regular menu, I made some masala vada, thenkhuzal murukku, sev etc. to make the day special.

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  • Aval Payasam | Poha Kheer

    Aval Payasam is a very easy recipe and can be made without much preparation beforehand.  Me and my son both love sweets of any sort. Since jaggery is a healthy substitute for sugar I try to make sweets for him using this. Jaggery is rich in minerals mainly iron. Also, jaggery acts as a cleansing…

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  • Veggie Bread Roll

      Veggie Bread Roll is an easy & quick snack loved by all. For the stuffing I have used whatever vegetables I had. Go ahead and add any veggies of your choice.  I’m sure your kids will love them and may be you can even pack this in their snack box.

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  • Carrot Poha | Carrot Aval Upma

    Poha is a very staple breakfast dish in Maharashtra. The spices added are mild and can be had during your tea time too. I have already posted Kanda Poha before, you may even try that. There’s not much difference between them except for adding carrot just to make it more tasty and healthy. I’m sure…

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  • Vanilla Sponge Cake | Simple Vanilla Cake

    Today’s recipe is a very simple vanilla cake which my family loved the most. I tried this simple vanilla cake last week and the cake was just like the bakery bought. The texture was soft and spongy. This is one of the easiest cakes to be baked without much hassle I would say. All of…

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  • Bitter Gourd Fritters & The Giveaway Winner

    Bitter Gourd is packed with lots of health benefits. It helps in preventing diabetic complications, lowers the blood glucose levels and much more. Like many others even I stay little away from this veggie in particular. Many times, I deliberately avoid buying them because of its bitter taste. As this veggie is packed with health benefits,…

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  • Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes & a Giveaway

    Everybody loves to win a giveaway and I’m glad to offer one to my readers at my space. This is a giveaway from www.cuponation.in CupoNation has offered one lucky reader of this blog a gift voucher of Rs. 500/- that can be used on ANY product. CupoNation is a perfect spot for the online shopper’s with…

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  • Shahi Tukra | Shahi Tukda

    Valentine’s Day is approaching in next few days and I’m sure most of you have already planned surprises for your loved ones or may be still planning. Valentine's Day is a special occasion which delights everyone. During this occasion most of them exchange gifts with their loved ones and plan out few dinners outside as…

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  • Rava Kesari / Kesari Bath

    2012 has been a wonderful journey for me and my blog. I have gained real good readers and fellow bloggers here. Thank you all for the support and guidance. I’m back after fun filled holiday season and I hope each one you had wonderful holidays too. Let me start the year with a sweet post.…

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  • Kanda Poha / Simple Onion Poha

    Kandha Poha is a traditional and a very popular Maharashtrian special breakfast dish. This is a very quick & easy breakfast dish or a snack prepared in just few minutes. This dish is extremely simple with some mild spice flavours and filling dish too. Ingredients: Poha/Pressed Rice – 2 Cups Large Onion (diced) – 1…

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  • Paneer Pakoda/Paneer Fritters

    Paneer Pakoda is a crunchy crispy snack or a starter dish. The pokodas are coated with gram flour and spices which is very appetizing. These go together with Mint Chutney or Tomato Ketchup. Here’s the method: Ingredients: Paneer - 200 gms Besan/Gram Flour - 1 Cup Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp Corn Flour – 1…

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  • Rava Ladoo | Semolina Sweet Balls | How to make Rava Ladoo

    Rava Ladoo is one of the delicious Indian desserts prepared during special occasions. Any special occasions or festivals are incomplete without sweets. This exotic dessert is also prepared during Indian festive seasons mainly during Diwali.  For the first time, I prepared this sweet dish and this made my day. This has such an awesome aroma and…

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  • Murukku | Chakali

    This is a traditional Indian savory snack prepared with rice flour as the main ingredient. This crispy savory snack is usually prepared during festivals. My Mom usually prepares this during Christmas season. It was so simple that even I tried to prepare this crispy spiral and tasted very good. Try this and I’m sure you…

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  • Soya Chunks & Potato Cutlet

    Soya is generally referred as a vegetarian meat. This is a very healthy food as this is rich in protein. Soya potato cutlet a snack gives a spicy touch with the spice powders added. I’m sure you will like this dish as an evening snack with a cup of hot tea. Ingredients: 1 Cup Soya…

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