A super simple bright and vibrant Mango chilli Lime Soda that is healthy, tasty and very easy to make and is all natural with no artificial colors.
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Spring is here and so are the bright colorful recipes. Today I’m sharing my recipe of the strawberry crumble with a twist. A secret ingredient, which gives crunch and elevates the taste too. To keep the recipe with a classic combination , I have cut down the butter and added heavy cream instead with coconut oil. Simply perfect and super delicious Strawberries and cream crumble
Absolutely beautiful looking and super delicious Mango Rose Lassi, which is cold, yummy, bright looking and subtly flavored with some rose water & mango puree. There is just no equivalent summer drinks anywhere.
Classic banana bread with no added flavors, just intense banana flavor bursting in your mouth in every bite. Check out my best banana bread recipe..
Fancy some cake like pancakes for breakfast? Try this Upside Down Caramelized Pineapple Pancakes that are super fluffy, delicious and so very easy to make. Serve them with maple syrup and whipped cream.
Dairy FreeVegetarianBanana Coconut Self-Saucing pudding cake.So simple and very very delicious, a big change from the regular banana bread with its own coconut caramel like sauce :)just lovely..
A super simple perfect breakfast recipe fit for February that is loaded with Strawberries, Jam and Cream cheese that can be prepared ahead and baked fresh & warm before serving – Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Bake
Simple and super delicious muffins that are moist, bursting with blueberries, has a buttery crumb topping and simply perfect – Blueberry Muffins with Brown Sugar Crum Topping – Parveen’s Kitchen
Banana Nutella Galette – Three ingredients if you have the pie dough ready. I used my cheddar cheese crust, rolled it, spread nutella, banana slices and baked it.
Once out of oven, drizzle some honey. Eat. As simple as that..
Healthy Almond Apple Snack Cake- A soft and delicious Almond apple snack cake that is healthy enough that is perfect for breakfast or just snacking.
A free form tart, this Strawberry Ginger Galette with Cheddar Cheese Crust is very easy, delicious with a little savory note thanks to the cheese and the ginger. This galette is refined sugar free.
A very simple yet super delicious prawn brinjal curry that is mildly spiced, creamy with coconut milk is just the perfect lunch to serve on weekends.
A very simple small batch homemade tomato jam with 3 ingredients where you can make this whenever you need some tomato goodness and do not worry about season or canning the tomato jam.
A breakfast recipe made with pantry staples, seasonal berries perfect for festive holiday breakfast or brunches – White Chocolate Berry French Toast Bake
A very easy and simple recipe Healthy Fresh Apple Beet Spinach Juice to brighten up your mornings. Include your greens without showing the color and still get the goodness.
Easy Chocolate Caramel Slice || Millionaire Shortbread – Simple and Easy Chocolate Caramel Slice aka Millionaire Shortbread recipe with leftover sugar cookie dough, 2 ingredients caramel and super smooth chocolate layers.
Air Fryer Blueberry Breakfast Crisp. As simple as that it is quick to be made on a weekday morning in your air fryer or in oven also, if you have time. It helps that it is single serve, gluten free, vegan and packed with good nutrients.
A quick and easy twist in making the pori urundai by making them as simple pori urundai bars without compromising the taste and the texture. No more heat burns while making hot urundai and save time too.
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A simple and healthy snack for the slow paced days, these chai spice maple cashew energy bites are perfect for midday breaks and is spiced, sweet and delicious enough to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Banana cream cheese bread with banana cream frosting is another best way to use all your ripe old bananas and also make it more indulgent with cream cheese in three ways. Just perfect for breakfast or brunch or for a snack to sneak in during your work break.
Blueberry Bread and Butter Pudding – So warm, spiced, fruity, buttery with light as air bread chunks soaked in creamy custard, this pudding is perfect for a make ahead brunch dish or a comfortable breakfast on a cold rainy morning.
A very simple 5 minutes delicious blackberry jam smoothie made from blackberry jam, fresh or frozen blackberries and plant based milk. Perfect for a weekend treat.
Fancy some cheesecake for breakfast? Try this Orange Ricotta pancakes that are super fluffy, delicious and so very easy to make. Serve them with more oranges, caramelized with Vanilla sugar and cream -Orange Ricotta Pancakes with caramelized Oranges
A very simple and easy homemade pizza dough recipe that is perfect for any topping you have, dessert or savory.
Absolutely delicious Rasamalai like tasting semolina kheer made easily in instant pot in 15 minutes with basics of the ingredients – Instant Pot Semolina Kheer/Samba Ravai kheer
Adhirasam is a traditional Deepavali snack made in Tamil Nadu. They are so delicious and so easy to make as long as you get the jaggery syrup right. Soft ball consistency… the key word!!
Recipe of the delicious and super healthy super food loaded with lentils and spinach – Keerai Vadai |spinach lentils fritters. These are healthy, crunchy, super tasty and perfect for breakfast.
Recipe of a delicious, simple and very easy caramel cake with whipped caramel frosting. This cake is perfect for small family celebrations and is a crowd pleaser.
A very delicious copy cat recipe of regular Thirunelveli Halwa that tastes exactly like the original but gluten free, healthy with oat milk – Healthy Thirunelveli Halwa with Oatmilk.
A very apt breakfast muffins recipe for those who are looking for a mildly sweet crunchy almonds loaded, using up leftover banana recipe of the healthy maple sweetened banana almond muffins.
Easy Crispy Mushroom Bites – Crispy simple and slightly spicy mushroom bites that are so perfect for snacking, or as a dish to be served in your lunch or brunch.
A super simple delicious chicken fry recipe that is tasty, tangy, just so perfect if you are looking to get some chicken fry done quick and easy all within 15 minutes.
A delicious, warming and super comforting breakfast recipe of homemade Pumpkin Chai Spice French Toast with maple syrup and fresh fruits.
Not your average banana bread but healthy chocolate chunk oatmeal banana bread. This bread is healthier, gluten-free, dairy free, refined sugar free and just so perfect with loads of dark chocolate chunks to brighten your breakfast spread.
A very quick and delicious recipe of simple pan sauteed apples for those who do not have oven or do not have time to roast apples in the oven. Best serves as toppings for pancakes, waffles or with ice cream.
A spicy tangy and delicious spicy chilli garlic pickle specially for those who love garlic and wants to try the garlic with a twist in your dishes with loads of sesame oil, fried spice and red chilli powder.
A delicious simple recipe of fluffy moist Pumpkin Pistachios Scones with Cinnamon Glaze that are perfect for celebrating brunch parties specially in the season of fall.
Delicious vegan coconut cherry almond muffins which are so simple, packed with juicy cherries and crunch almonds and a subtle coconut flavor thanks to the coconut oil and coconut milk.
Grape Pomegranate Juice – A super simple bright and vibrant Grape Pomegranate juice that is healthy, tasty and very easy to make and is all natural with no added sweeteners or colors.
A wonderfully warm and spiced almond cream slathered on a butter-y crumbly tart base, fresh sliced apples and the crunch from the almonds – Spiced Frangipane Apple Galette.
A perfectly balanced flavorful and quick cooking instant pot apple cranberry oatmeal recipe with a secret ingredient to tie it all together.
Pomegranate Beet Juice – A super simple bright and vibrant pomegranate beet juice that is healthy, tasty and very easy to make and is all natural with no added sweeteners or colors.
A super simple vibrant watermelon juice with lemon that really enhances the watermelon’s natural sweetness and removes the bland taste sometimes the plain watermelon juice is.
A simple warm chocolate-y banana muffins recipe to make use of your old bananas in the pantry or just a quick dessert if you are looking for one – One bowl Banana Nutella Muffins
The recipe of the simplest peanut butter jelly granola is here and this is a perfect weekend project for you to make breakfast prep for the entire week.
Whole Wheatmeal Brownies with Cookies n Cream Chocolate – Very fudgy chocolate-y and slightly healthy-ish Whole Wheatmeal Brownies with Cookies n Cream Chocolate chunks for all your brownie cravings.
Blueberry Banana Smoothie – Simple and delicious naturally sweetened cold drink that is healthy, yummy and perfect for a quick breakfast or for a post workout session snack
Delicious Apple Buckle – Simple and delicious Apple Buckle… With the amount of apples and a buttery crumbly top, the normally spongy cake BUCKLED and became like this!! Perfect for a coffee break or as a breakfast.
Simple homemade grape jelly with balsamic vinegar recipe that is just enough to make a jar full of jelly with no canning processes.
A very simple and delicious easy creamy orange posset tart made with just 4 ingredients is the best dessert for people who cannot bake and need a cool dessert.
Almond Butter Banana Bread – A gluten free healthy Banana bread naturally sweetened with almond butter. This recipe is perfect for all types of diets.
A super delicious, tangy lemon bars recipe with shortbread crust, tangy zesty lemon filling and a generous dusting of icing sugar
A perfect recipe that will make only three muffins just enough for you to eat for breakfast or to carry as snacks. These are healthy and fiber rich with all the oats and rye in it and is another perfect way to use your leftover ripe banana.
A super delicious mouth watering traditional homemade lemon pickle that is so easy to make and is free from added preservatives. Perfect side dish for all our variety rice recipes or parathas.
Easy mini peach pies recipe made in a jiffy if you have a roll of puff pastry sheet sitting in your freezer – sweet, fresh and delicious and so very simple to make.
A super simple Soup maker paneer tikka masala recipe made in soup maker is so perfect if you the appliance and you want to try out this famous Indian Curry without breaking a sweat, mostly hands-free. Very delicious and slightly healthy-ish with all the lesser butter and cream ingredients.
Simple, easy healthy 3 ingredients peanut butter cups with dark chocolate and coconut oil that are so perfect to snack for your sweet cravings but healthily.
Simple Spinach Fried Rice || Keerai Sadham – A simple delicious healthy comforting fried rice made with simplest ingredients, this simple spinach fried rice is perfect for cozy lunch.
Uppu Urundai – A South Indian breakfast dish, sometimes snack made with wet rice flour and a simple tempering of Indian pantry and then steamed, these dumplings are healthy and gluten-free.
A perfect, delicious and simple crepes recipe – Thin french pancakes made with batter made from pantry ingredients like flour, milk, butter and eggs that will come together in a blender.
Puttu without puttu maker || Steamed Rice Cakes – A steaming hot recipe of Puttu without Puttu maker. Hot steamed rice cakes made with rice flour, coconut and water, steamed in cooker or idli pot in stainless steel tumblers. Perfect breakfast.
A very simple, tangy, fresh and flavorful recipe of the delicious easy homemade pizza sauce. Perfect for your homemade pizza and even pasta.
Ice Popsicles made with traditional yogurt based sweet drink made of thick yogurt, almonds and saffron – perfect for summer snacking.
A super simple recipe of two ingredients chocolate lava cake aka chocolate fondant that is perfect for a quick dessert fix and is ready in 10 minutes
A super simple honey orange popsicles recipe that is refined sugar free, fully natural and is so flavorful. These are perfect summer treats. Stash them in your freezer for daily fix.
This cinnamon apple cobbler is warm, salty, buttery soft, sweet and cinnamon-y and so very fragrant, thanks to cinnamon in the dish, this is an absolute comfort food. Perfect for breakfast too.
A cool summer treat made with Mango and coconut milk, these homemade Easy Creamy Mango Coconut Ice Popsicles are sweet, cold and creamy & perfectly healthy.
A mildly sweet and warm milky pasta dish, made with Vermicelli easily made in 10 minutes and in just a handful of steps – Easy Coconut Vermicelli Kheer / Cheat’s thengai pal payasam
A delicious, fragrant and yummy and super simple Black Chickpeas Pulao recipe. This recipe is a very good option to make for weekday dinners as it has minimum preparation time
A Simple vegan dish loaded with healthy lentils, cabbage and mildly spiced and tempered. This Vegan cabbage Lentils stew is perfect with hot steamed rice.
A Simple vegan dish loaded with healthy lentils, spinach and mildly spiced and tempered. This Vegan Spinach Lentils stew is perfect with hot steamed rice.
A cool summer treat made with Mango and coconut yogurt that will make you feel like you are on tropical holidays but we are all still stuck at home. Check the Recipe of homemade double toned Mango Coconut yogurt Popsicles.
While I mostly focus on sweets and desserts, I do have few superb foolproof savory tart recipes. This Whipped ricotta tomato tart is one super simple dish that is apt for packing lunch, brunches or a quiet dinner at home.
Recipe of a tangy, spicy eggplant curry which is an intergral part of Tamil cuisine made with brinjal/eggplant. This is perfect with hot steamed rice.
A simple Indian style crispy potato roast that is so delicious and is a best side dish. This dish is spiced with bisi bele bath masala.
A simple, fudgy, gooey, chewy and the best gluten free, dairy free flourless chocolate olive oil torte recipe that is so easy and perfect to impress your family/friends.
This recipe is warm, salty, buttery soft, sweet and fruity – everything you would want in comfort food. The triple coconut pineapple cobbler is the perfect dessert you have to try to feel the tropical vacation but from your home. As the name suggests the dish has coconut in three forms.
A super simple delicious fudgy chocolate marbled banana bread made with left over ripe banana that is moist,sweet and tasty. Add nutella to serve.
A simple and healthy delicious jaggery pancakes recipe that made is from rice and whole wheat flour, crisped with ghee and has coconut for texture and taste.
A simple deep fried puffy bread made with just flour and water, whole wheat poori is a very famous breakfast dish in India and is perfect main dish for all your curries and gravies.
Recipe of a tangy, spicy eggplant curry which is an intergral part of Tamil cuisine made with brinjal/eggplant. This is perfect with hot steamed rice.
A traditional sweet recipe made with rice flour, jaggery and coconut these sweet rice dumplings are gluten-free, healthy and vegan. These are perfect as evening snacks and a delicacy made in festivals.
Recipe of simple, delicious chocolate chip Banana muffins loaded with gooey chocolate chips; Made in one bowl that makes exactly six normal sized muffins.
A very simple chocolate-y, creamy and delicious cheesecake ice cream which is no churn meaning you do not need an ice cream machine to make this Easy No Churn Nutella Cheesecake Ice Cream.
Deliciously hot and tangy,, lightly spiced with chilly powder, turmeric, coriander powder with sliced onions, tomatoes, green chillies and coriander
Recipe of a simple, very delicious, creamy and oh so tasty strawberry cheesecake ice cream; For making this easy ice cream you DO NOT NEED ICE CREAM MACHINE.
Blueberry Crumble bars – Parveenskitchen.com :A healthy simple blueberry jam crumble bars – Three layers of buttery goodness.
A Naan recipe made with yeast and olive oil, brushed with delicious garlic coriander butter. Perfect for wraps, naan pizza or to serve with any curry.
A simply and delicious dish of prawns in a chunky tomato and onion spicy sauce. Every bite of this dish is divine and this dish is a perfect side dish for Sambar rice or rasam rice.
A delicious simple variation of regular rice, that is slightly flavored with coconut milk and pantry staples – Also called as White Biryani or coconut milk rice. Goes really well with fish curry and fish fry, chicken.
Salted Honey Fruit Crisp with Mango – Recipe of a vegan, plant-based, refined sugar free, gluten-free delicious fruit crisp made with Oats, almonds and Honey and a generous sprinkle of sea salt.
A ramadan special porridge made with rice, lentils and other vegetables that is simple to prepare, very delicious and healthy. Make this not only during Ramadan month, but include in your usual menu of breakfast.
Recipe of a 30 minute Pepper chicken Curry – A delicious spicy chicken gravy made in instant pot/pressure cooker
Easy Air Fried cheesy Potato Wedges that are garlic -y, cheese-y and just so tasty. Takes about 20 minutes to make, from start to end. This surely will become a favorite dish in your brunches or snack time,
Recipe of a vegan, gluten free Rolled Oats and almonds Jam bar that is so perfect for healthy snacking, breakfasts and for your late night sweet tooth cravings.
Few things about a gooey, delicious and perfect caramel – Tips and basics from my kitchen and lessons learned.
Easy Lentil Fritters – Paruppu Vadai or Masal Vadai is a favorite snack and a major part of the breakfast in Indian Cuisine. They are crispy, delicious and wholesome as a snack or as a side dish with Pongal or Idli. This recipe is easy to make – Grind, mix and fry.
Easiest Fudge Brownies -This is the only brownie recipe you will ever need, if you’re anything like me – One that loves brownies very much, I make some at home every week but go out and see them somewhere, eat there also!!
These brownies are so chocolate-y, buttery, thick, chewy and ultimately Fudge-y.
This is an easy, simple and quick sweet made with Semolina, ghee and sugar. Add any nuts like cashew, almonds or pistachios to top the sweet goodness and flavor this dish with Cardamom pods or Rose or Orange water. Delish..
A spicy, flavorful mashed potato with no cream, milk or butter but just spice and taste. This potato dish is not a smooth mashed potato, but has a flavorful texture that is suitable as a side dish for so many dishes like Poori, Chapati, filling for Samosa or Puff pastries.
Gluten free, Lemony, loaded with fresh blueberries and some blueberry jam, My MILLETS ALMOND BLUEBERRY GALETTE is delicious in every bite and so flaky and buttery it will melt in your mouth.
A mildly sweet and warm milky pasta dish, made generally with Vermicelli easily made in 10 minutes and in just a handful of steps – Easy Vermicelli Kheer / Cheat’s Payasam
A fresh, tangy and sweet Orange & Olive Oil Cake made with fresh Mandarin Oranges and soaked in juicy Mandarin Syrup.
Eggplant/Brinjal Drumstick Stir Fry/Kathirikai Thokku
A traditional south Indian dish made with eggplant or Brinjal and Drumstick. This thokku is a great side dish for Rasam or Curd rice or with Congee.
An easy homemade non-dairy milk with Rolled Oats and Almonds with natural sweetener Dates that is so simple to make and gives you 1000 ml of good quality no preservatives added milk to use in smoothies, baking or cooking.
An easy three step – Knead, roll & fry naan bread , made with Whole wheatmeal, butter and herbs and has no yeast. A perfect dipper for your delicious homemade dips and stews or curries.
A traditional sweet, creamy and delicious rice pudding made super easy and simple with instant pot.
Recipe of the best ever chewy, fudge-y brownies made with the nutty, flavorful brown butter.
Brownies are easy to make, needs only a handful of major ingredients, looks nice, tastes delicious and when the results are good – It will feel like you have won the lottery of the baking contests.
When I started cooking, it was easier to buy the instant readymade masala packs or bottles and cook with them.
You know, the spice mix for Rasam, Sambar, the Idli Podi[The chutney powder] etc., But as time passed on, I have started making my own spice and lentils blend for all the traditional daily cooking with freshly sourced lentils, Whole red chillies, Curry Leaves, a hint of hing, Coriander seeds, peppercorn, cumin,cloves etc., Sometimes, I do add grated coconut added in the mix – Gives a very nice flavor.
All these ingredients are roasted with a little oil until golden brown in color. The smell that will permeate your home is indescribable. Let the roasted mix cool and then grind them using a spice blender.
This powder can be used in almost all the savory dishes you cook and will beautifully elevate the taste of the dishes with no great effort. The spice mix will last for more than 2 months if stored properly in an air tight box in the refrigerator.
A vegan dish with leftover chapati and loads of vegetable goodness to make cooking interesting as well as reduce leftover because following this recipe, you get a super delicious warm bowl noodles made of chapati.
If there is one Indian Curry recipe that is world famous, that is the Paneer Tikka Masala. Very similar to the Paneer Butter masala. But the tikka masala has smoky flavor thanks to the grilling of the marinated Paneer with spices and yogurt. It has a whole of grilled vegetables like onion and peppers to elevate the taste and the crunch of the curry.
French toast is one of the most common breakfasts available across the world. They are as simple as delicious and with the toppings they can be made luxurious as well. Perfect for holiday breakfasts or brunches, or just breakfast in bed.
This is the easiest Halwa Recipe, you will ever need to make in a pinch with less preparatory steps and less labor. Totally no stirring job involved in preparing this recipe – And you will need only 4 ingredients to make and let time do its job and get you the best halwa you ever made.
An easy spicy and delicious Indian Pepper Egg Curry with coconut
Banana is the most common and easy available fruit in the entire world!! Yes, which is why most of us consume them – And also bananas are a healthy source of fiber, potassium and other anti-oxidants. Unfortunately, bananas are easily perishable. The shelf life is …
A traditional yogurt based sweet drink made of thick yogurt, almonds and saffron – perfect for
Pretty in pink here are the ALMOND DATES MUFFINS WITH POMEGRANATE GLAZE..Made these pretty little ones in the morning, and would you believe these are gluten free and naturally sweetened with Dates. Forgive the sugar glaze though, couldn’t help myself and made the fresh, bright …
Have old, ripe bananas lying on your fruit basket and do not know what to do with them??
No worries, use them deliciously by making this easy halwa.
Finally found a healthy cold snack, all in time to suit the Christmas themed cooking. Couldn’t stop myself from opening the freezer to pop in a piece every ten mins. Yogurt Bark with Strawberries and sliced pistachios,Sweetened with honey.Guess I have mentioned all the ingredients …
I don’t always write about weight loss. This I guess will be an exception. This recipe is a super food, that is so healthy, so delicious one must try to realize the benefits.
Lots of variations are possible, sweeten it, add more spice.. All will be good.
Banana choco PB baked doughnuts with a choco chunky PB ganache topping… Saying the name itself is so cool, right? Has all my favourite ingredients – Chocolate, peanut butter and banana in doughnut form. Made in a simple blender, this doughnut batter has a ripe …
Sweet potato coconut balls.. Three ingredients, 15mins. A healthy, delicious breakfast or snack. Start with the sweet potatoes, microwave the steam potatoes with some water in a closed microwave safe steamer for 12 mins. You can also pressure cook in the cooker or use the …
In a world of breakfast muffins, one can find a lot of flavors, different flavor combinations, frosted muffins, cupcakes etc., Today’s recipe is one unique and utterly delicious flavor combination that will leave you mesmerized. I have called it as muffins, although I’ve used butter …
Ever walked down the grocery stores aisle and finding rare ingredients that later leave you obsessed with them? And the obsession won’t go away until you bake them into perfection? This recipe is one such find. When I was shopping[Read grocery shopping] one day, came …
While chocolates by themselves made into dessert, they are delicious and fudgy. But a flavour combination is what makes the dish successful. There are many successful flavour combinations available and chocolate orange is one amazing combination. Both have got it’s own awesome flavour, depth and …
An absolutely moist and delicious apricot and cranberry cake loaf.. Click here to read more..
Making pancakes perfect every time is a serious business. Sometimes flat, sometimes dense and sometimes hard.. These are some possible failures one can expect making pancakes. Thousands of pancake recipes are available everywhere. Today I am going to share my go to recipe of Pancakes …