RING MURUKU

Next on the savoury list this Diwali! I have never tried ring muruku at home, always used to get from stores. This Diwali thought of trying it and was a super hit and the most happiest thing is that my mom too tried my recipe and came out very well for her, no doubt she’s…

RIBBON PAKODA/OLA PAKODA/OTTU PAKODA

Its savoury time now! After posting couple of sweets for Diwali, I am in with a savoury item for today. Ribbon pakoda is an another variation of muruku which always brings the festive mood. For every Diwali this savory item is a must in my house. This is my moms recipe which is different from…

CRISPY CORNSTARCH COOKIES

Cookies are also called as shortbread. Some cookies will be very soft and has a chewy texture while taking a bite. To  have a snappy, crisp texture today I have added cornstarch to it.Even I  was confused when I watched some videos in YouTube adding cornstarch/corn flour to the cookies, but when I gave it…

NUTS LADDU WITH JAGGERY

The title itself says it all!  A healthy sweet can be challenging as you do not want to compromise much on the sweetness quotient!.For upcoming Diwali try this healthy laddu by adding jaggery to the nuts. This has the same and simple steps like moong dhal laddu or as we call it in tamil as…

COCONUT LADDU WITH NUTS AND SUNFLOWER SEEDS

Here comes the next Diwali sweet, my favorite coconut laddu.This is a common sweet and many would have tried it as well , but today I have made a twist by adding edible sunflower seeds to it which gives nice crunchiness and also sounds different. During navratri I visited durga temple where they offered this coconut…

MANGO MOUSSE

  May this festival of lights bring in lots of happiness to your family. Happy Diwali to all my readers. This is my first post for Diwali, to celebrate it different from the normal routine have made a yummy homemade dessert. Upcoming days you will see more Diwali sweets that I have prepared for this…

BANANA MILKSHAKE

Banana is a fruit that provides stamina and enhances our energy level. Today I have made a milkshake with the combination of homemade vanilla ice-cream, milk and bananas which will be loved by kids, all their favorite items in a single glass (hence no wonder they will love it) and would definitely put a smile…

HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY ICE-CREAM

No need an introduction for this title, I know my guess would be right as we all love ice-cream of any flavor. Today have made strawberry flavor ice-cream, the steps are similar as vanilla ice cream.(you can find in my previous posts)The only extra ingredient is adding strawberry puree to it.Lets move on to the…

RICE FLOUR ROTI WITH MOONG DHAL

This roti is same as akki roti but its done by adding moong dhal to the rice flour. Its a perfect and a healthy breakfast as moong dhal has protein and it acts as a energy boost for whole day to carry on your activities. You can also add vegetables to this flour and mix,…

SWEET CORN SOUP WITH VEGETABLES

Soup is always a welcoming hot drink which is a perfect starter as it increases the appetite.  I still remember during my childhood days in restaurants we used order for sweet corn soup and enjoy it with my siblings. Now its my kids turn to enjoy the healthy homemade soup. Usually to thicken the soup,…

CRISPY BITTER GOURD RINGS

Bitter gourd is the most hated vegetable by many adults and its completely avoided by kids as the first word says it all! But by cooking it in the right way you can definitely take away most of the bitterness. Today I have made this crispy rings which will b liked by kids too. Hope…

PANEER MANCHURIAN

Paneer Manchurian is one of the famous Indo-Chinese dish which goes well with any fried rice and also can have it as a starter. The method all is same as Gobi Manchurian(soon will update that version.)which falls on everyone’s favorite dish. Try this Manchurian, I have used whole wheat flour instead of Maida for coating…