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Easy Potato Wedges Sandwich

Easy Potato Wedges Sandwich

Delicious simple easy potato wedges filled with creamy mayonnaise sandwiches

Paneer Pav Bhaji

Paneer Pav Bhaji

Super Delicious Paneer Pav Bhaji recipe that is perfect to use up the leftover vegetables and paneer, just like you love it. Don’t forget the toasted bread!

Easy Instant Tomato Pickle

Easy Instant Tomato Pickle

Easy Instant Tomato Pickle.. recipe post I love curd rice.. you know, just like any perfect tamil family, we have yogurt(Called as curd here!!!) Everyday. After I have started making my own pickles at home I always store at least one type of seasoned and 

Turmeric Orange Carrot Juice

Turmeric Orange Carrot Juice

Dairy FreeTurmeric Orange Carrot Juice .. a bit of health to celebrate that we are all here and doing good.Juice together orange, carrots and a little piece of fresh turmeric to get this bright sunny Juice that’s healthy, packed with whatever goodness oranges,  carrots and 

Carrot Beetroot Halwa from leftover pulp

Carrot Beetroot Halwa from leftover pulp

Carrot Beetroot halwa made from the leftover pulp after juicing carrots and beets in my slow juicer.I also made the sweet with coconut sugar.. 便 it is just perfect 殺 IngredientsCarrots – 4Beetroot – 2 smallMilk – 2 cupsSugar of choice – 1/2 cupGhee – 

Blueberry Brioche Bagels

Blueberry Brioche Bagels

Blueberry Brioche Bagels..A very great variation  from Blueberry muffins or Scones, that is less sweeter, more juicy and substantial thereby making it perfect for breakfast.I just used my favorite brioche dough, enriched with eggs, milk and butter, added lots of blueberries, shaped them into bagels. 

Easy Mint Almond Pesto

Easy Mint Almond Pesto

Mint Almond Pesto.. simple , tangy, fresh, vibrant, spicy, delicious, and most importantly versatile. Use in pasta, sandwiches, as a side for roast dinners, or even in pizza!!! Delicious.. Whip up a batch now and remember the ingredients quantity for the Pesto is mostly per 

White Chocolate Cherry Scones

White Chocolate Cherry Scones

White Chocolate Cherry Scones.. a scrumptious delightful tea time snack or breakfast if you do not mind the calories. Now I know why I’m not able to shake off those extra kilograms!!! But look at these..  I can’t, won’t resist and discriminate butter and white 

Easy Strawberry Brownies – Strawberry topped Brownies

Easy Strawberry Brownies – Strawberry topped Brownies

Easy Strawberry Brownies.. stashing snacks for the coming week is always a happy thing to do for me. Think of food, readily available without having to cook from scratch on busy workdays is always a plus for me and I don’t mind cooking or baking 

Simple Cheese Paratha

Simple Cheese Paratha

Simple cheese Paratha… if you are someone like me and have bits and pieces of leftover cheeses stored in chiller and freezer after using them in other recipes this is for you.There is no specific recipe here, it’s only an idea. Yeah.. the idea is 

Sweet Ragi Roti

Sweet Ragi Roti

VegetarianSweet Ragi Roti.. finger millet is a very common ingredient in our home and whenever I go home to my parents my mom sends back some freshly milled millet flour. I make Puttu or kozhukattai or even bread with them. Roti too nowadays, thanks to 

Leftover Vegetable Curry Puff

Leftover Vegetable Curry Puff

Leftover Vegetable Curry Puff.. Veg puff is my favorite snack whenever I go for movies in theatre.. yeah in the minority among people who love popcorn, but I love the crispy  puff with loads of vegetables stuffed inside more than any other snack. These puffs 

Honey Roasted Apple Peanut Butter Toast

Honey Roasted Apple Peanut Butter Toast

Dairy FreeVegetarianHoney Roasted Apple Peanut Butter Toast.. Breakfast idea if you don’t mind spending an additional 10minutes in the kitchen making these divine honey roasted apples. It is sweet, so fragrant, soft and very very delicious. With a pinch of ground cinnamon and a little 

Protein rich Soy Dosai – Soya Beans Dosai

Protein rich Soy Dosai – Soya Beans Dosai

Protein rich Soy Dosai.. dosai is a never ending love for me. I love making and eating dosai all the times. It is such a versatile dish that can be made for breakfast or dinner and almost all times. And the versatility.. you can make 

Spicy vegan rice dumplings – Thakkady recipe

Spicy vegan rice dumplings – Thakkady recipe

Spicy Vegan Thakkady or rice dumplings.. it is a Sri Lankan dish. But not sure from where, in our family also we make. Not the vegan plain version though, my mom, grandmother and aunts always made the dish with Mutton bones or sometimes with prawns. 

Pesarattu – Green Gram / Moong Bean dosai

Pesarattu – Green Gram / Moong Bean dosai

Dairy FreeVegetarianPesarattu – Green Gram / Moong Bean dosai is a healthy breakfast dish mostly made in Andhra and Telengana states of India. Almost all South Indian states have adopted variations of it since it is a very healthy dish for breakfast with made with 

Sweet & Spicy oats almond brittle – Oats Almond chikki

Sweet & Spicy oats almond brittle – Oats Almond chikki

Oats Almond Chikki, with a spicy twist making them the sweet & Spicy oats almond brittle. We call these candy as burfi in Tamilnadu. Growing up and still whenever I see good quality of brittle in any store I buy a pack of them and 

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Fluffy Buttermilk pancakes made from my easy homemade pancakes mix recipe.. link is below. Easy pancake recipe

Paneer tikka paratha

Paneer tikka paratha

Paneer tikka paratha.. my son loves anything and everything paneer, I’m not a big fan though. But to indulge him I try to make marinated and skewered grilled paneer often for him.These parathas are made with the idea to combine my latest obsession for the 

Besan Ka Halwa – Chickpea flour halwa – Gram flour halwa

Besan Ka Halwa – Chickpea flour halwa – Gram flour halwa

Delicious healthy Besan ka halwa- chickpea flour halwa recipe that is perfect for winter breakfasts or also as snack for the evenings. Made with jaggery and ghee.

Cardamom Blueberry Scones

Cardamom Blueberry Scones

Simple delicious one bowl cardamom Blueberry Scones that are perfect with a drizzle of honey for a breakfast or tea time

Cabbage Paneer Paratha

Cabbage Paneer Paratha

Parathas are always on season and with a delicious filling like this recipe cabbage paneer paratha are the best and is prefect for any season. Serve with curd and pickle.

Chocolate Pancakes with Chia seeds

Chocolate Pancakes with Chia seeds

Delicious Vegan, gluten-free chocolate pancakes with added chia seeds that is perfect for any cravings you have in between your diets.

3 Ingredients Nutella Croissant Pudding

3 Ingredients Nutella Croissant Pudding

3 ingredients Nutella Croissant Pudding.. for  there is absolutely no time for making desserts but want some dessert days!! I had a very busy day today since morning.. being it new year day and all!! My parents visited is for breakfast and I made a 

Flaxseed Buttermilk Recipe

Flaxseed Buttermilk Recipe

The cold and healthy drink of India elevated with flaxseeds to help with weight loss and possibly PCOD diet – Flaxseed Buttermilk Recipe

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate chip banana bread.. recipe post. With my son away visiting his grandparents and cousins for the last 5 days cooking and baking has been made like a task to do only when really needed or else manage with snacks and Leftovers. And with him 

Ven Pongal || Kaara Pongal  || Savory rice lentils

Ven Pongal || Kaara Pongal || Savory rice lentils

VegetarianVEN PONGAL or KAARA PONGAL.A savory lentils and rice dish made for breakfast in general is a very famous and favorite dish of Tamil Nadu.Growing up I wasn’t so fond of the dish.. you know it had whole peppercorns, bits of ginger!! I used to 

One Bowl Classic Blueberry  Muffins

One Bowl Classic Blueberry Muffins

Classic Blueberry Muffins.. for the start of the new week. After the festive mood and food is over, and getting back to work like there was nothing good and enjoyable happened in the last few days need good food too!! Just an incentive, you know 

Easy Aloo Paratha Recipe

Easy Aloo Paratha Recipe

Best tasting simply delicious easy aloo parathas recipe that you can make within 40 minutes

Simple Dinner with Dosai and Egg thokku

Simple Dinner with Dosai and Egg thokku

Dairy FreeDosai with Egg Thokku.. not a regular post in my feed but regular dishes in our home.I was gearing up some weekend breaks and holiday cheers.. but have got ended up with a call at 10.30pm now. Love the work and the responsibilities.. a 

Nutella Puff Pastry Pinwheels || Chocolate pinwheel Cookies

Nutella Puff Pastry Pinwheels || Chocolate pinwheel Cookies

Nutella Puff Pastry Pinwheels.. Holidays are always synonymous with the desserts, especially cookies. These cookies are my post contribution for an Instagram collaboration. If my friends are seeing the post they will ask what holidays!!! So true it would be too, we literally get or 

Easy Badusha Recipe || Make Balushahi using simple steps

Easy Badusha Recipe || Make Balushahi using simple steps

Badusha in South India or Balushahi in North is a very famous Indian dish. They are mildly sweetened, fragrant with simple spices added in the syrup. When I feel like eating them I will simply get from sweet shops. But when cravings hit during inappropriate 

Orange Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shot

Orange Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shot

Dairy FreeVegetarianOrange Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shot… a perfect cold battling concoction that is delicious and effective. Also known as the yellow medicine as told by my son, a shot of this drink every other day or even weekly once is good for health!It is easy 

Shortbread Linzer cookies

Shortbread Linzer cookies

Shortbread Linzer cookies with hot chocolate for breakfast is just fine, because Christmas is around the corner and holidays are coming!!For all who are getting holidays and celebrating… Sandwiching soft crumbly cookies with your favorite jam and dusting with icing sugar to elevate the festive 

Easy Carrot Halwa ||Gajar Ka Halwa

Easy Carrot Halwa ||Gajar Ka Halwa

Carrot halwa.. the best ever seasonal comfort food. Yes..  while we get carrots throughout the year, winter carrots are super special and more fresh. Definitely calls for some warm dessert.. don’t you think? There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of this grain free, 

A Saturday breakfast post

A Saturday breakfast post

After a very busy week at work, wanted a break and planned all my baking today!! BUT.. the corporation has also planned power shutdown from 9.30am to 5pm it seems, ruining all my baking plans.Fortunately made the vadai batter before that.. so here they are 

4 Ingredients Easy Brownies Recipe

4 Ingredients Easy Brownies Recipe

4 Ingredients Easy Brownies Recipe!!Save the post.. because these are what your dream Brownies are made of and all you need are 4 ingredients, 20 minutes of time including the bake time. The result???Ultimately fudgy chocolate-y Brownies which are the answers for your sweet cravings 

A little breakfast post and tips for rice dumplings sweet kozhukattai

A little breakfast post and tips for rice dumplings sweet kozhukattai

Dairy FreeBreakfast of champions is always simple, nutritious, delicious and SWEET!!! YES, that’s how I like my breakfast and made my family believe the same too!On the feed1. Sweet rice pidi kozhukattai2. Aval/Rice flakes with coconut milk3. Orange juice Naturally gluten free and vegan, this 

Almond Butter Banana Smoothie

Almond Butter Banana Smoothie

Almond Butter Banana Smoothie. Single serve, like most of my drinks are. With the rain almost gone and us in Chennai back to expecting daily sunshine I’m back to my routine of morning smoothies too. So many mornings of spending on the couch or the 

Pudalangai Paruppu Usili || Vegetables Lentil Stir-fry

Pudalangai Paruppu Usili || Vegetables Lentil Stir-fry

A delicious pudalangai Paruppu Usili aka lentils Stir-fry which is super healthy, quick to prepare and oh so yummy if you are looking for a vegan protein packed recipe.

Indian Gooseberries / Amla Raita || Nellikai Pachadi

Indian Gooseberries / Amla Raita || Nellikai Pachadi

VegetarianAmla raita.. having Indian gooseberries in abundance calls for new recipes. When they are healthy, that’s a bonus.Very simple gooseberries raita here and the ingredients are below. Just mix and serve. 1. Shallots or pearl onions – 6 or as needed, sliced2. Amla/Indian Gooseberries – 

Moong dal Idli Sambar || Yellow Lentils Sambar || Siru paruppu Sambar

Moong dal Idli Sambar || Yellow Lentils Sambar || Siru paruppu Sambar

Dairy FreeVegetarianMoong Dal Idli Sambar || Yellow Lentils Sambar – RECIPE POSTThis is an easier Sambar recipe, made with easily cooked moong dal or Yellow lentils and takes just 15 minutes to make. This Sambar is very mildly spiced, more like a soup and the 

Aval with Coconut Milk

Aval with Coconut Milk

VegetarianAval/rice flakes, coconut milk, sugar and grated coconut.Soak together the rice flakes in milk, add sugar and grated coconut. Relax until the breakfast makes itself.. perfect for a rainy Saturday morning. 1 cup of rice flakes 2 or 3 cups of coconut milk Sugar to 

Instant Fluffy doughnuts || Homemade Funnel cake

Instant Fluffy doughnuts || Homemade Funnel cake

Homemade Funnel Cakes.. also known as Fluffy doughnuts in our home. A perfect snack, if feeling fancy, a breakfast too since these are light enough with a cup of coffee or hot Chocolate!Making these instant Fluffy doughnuts is also therapeutic, pipe in the batter in 

Medhu Vadai – quick tips

Medhu Vadai – quick tips

Dairy FreeVegetarianGood morning and happy Thanksgiving giving day to all my friends & families who are celebrating the day. Hoping your holidays there will lighten the work load this week for us hereBreakfast scenes in the pic today.. Medhu Vadai – quick tips Medhu vadai 

Chunky Veggie Bhaji Soup

Chunky Veggie Bhaji Soup

Chunky Veggie Soup.. since it is easily made and has the consistency of a curry(bhaji), I call it the chunky Veggie Bhaji Soup.Usually done on days when I want to clear out the fridge’s vegetable box, this soup is easy to make, made in one 

Chickpeas Sprouts Idli | Healthy Idli recipe with sprouts

Chickpeas Sprouts Idli | Healthy Idli recipe with sprouts

Chickpeas Sprouts Idli | Healthy Idli recipe with sproutsYou know, adding healthier ingredients to your everyday diet is so very easy. Replace one or few ingredients, or just reduce quantity of one ingredient and insert the other healthier ingredient! Everything counts and is good for 

Slice and Bake Choco Chip Cookies

Slice and Bake Choco Chip Cookies

Slice and Bake Choco Chip Cookies…Aka easy to make choco Chip Cookies that you do not have to worry if they will bake well, spread properly if not Chilled Cookies! Too long to say, yes. But that’s so true if you don’t mix well or 

Potato Capsicum Curry

Potato Capsicum Curry

VegetarianBack to basics with Ghee Roti and Potato Capsicum curry. Simple, but perfect for Sunday breakfast after days of fever. The curry has crunchy Capsicum, soft cooked potatoes in spices. The aroma from minced garlic and green chillies is everything. Recipe for the curry below 

Sick day Special.. Lunch plate with Rasam, omelette and thuvaiyal

Sick day Special.. Lunch plate with Rasam, omelette and thuvaiyal

Dairy Free Rasam Rice.. the queen of comfort foods!3 days of being sick with high temperatures and body pain, 4th day waking up to Raahil being sick is too much for me! Food is always the comfort I seek and provide for my family too. 

Vegan Apple Berry Cobbler

Vegan Apple Berry Cobbler

Vegan Apple Berry Cobbler

Garlic Cheese Pizza Pav Bread

Garlic Cheese Pizza Pav Bread

Garlic Cheese Pizza Pav.. Pav is bread in Hindi. They are just like dinner rolls.. can be pulled apart, toasted or baked with filling sandwiched. Third of the above was what I did. 1. Roasted a whole bulb of Garlic with olive oil and salt, 

Hot Chocolate and Colors for the day

Hot Chocolate and Colors for the day

Just a glass of Hot chocolate.. but the colors!! Needed some colors to brighten the day.. Happy weekend.

Lunch Bowl – Oct 28, 2021

Lunch Bowl – Oct 28, 2021

Steamed Rice
Butter Beans Curry
Aviyal
Fish Fry
Red Rice Vathal
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Lunch Bowl of my dreams

Pidi Kozhukatai on a busy day

Pidi Kozhukatai on a busy day

Dairy FreeVegetarianPidi kozhukattai or sweet steamed dough made with jaggery and rice flour. Cebause.. I was hungry today after a long day of calls. Almost all day I’ve spent on calls and reviewing numbers today!! And wanted a substantial break and a delicious snack that 

Grilled Corn on stove top

Grilled Corn on stove top

VegetarianChar grilled Sweetcorn.. on stove top.Easy enough when you don’t want to pull out the grill and don’t worry about the cleanup.Wash and steam the corn. Grill on open stove top with tongs, carefully with oven mitt on to avoid hot hands.Served with garlic mayonnaise, 

Carrot poori from leftover carrot poriyal

Carrot poori from leftover carrot poriyal

Dairy FreeVegetarianCarrot poori from leftover carrot poriyal of yesterday.Don’t know after how many days/months I slept in and wokeup late on a Saturday morning. Felt really good. Wanted to make a good breakfast(brunch) and was peeking in the fridge for ingredients.Thought to use up the 

Fermented Sourdough Millet Ragi Dosa

Fermented Sourdough Millet Ragi Dosa

Fermented Sourdough Millet Ragi Dosa – Gut healthy fermented batter of wheat and ragi millet flour that is so easy to prepare.

Cucumber Carrot Juice

Cucumber Carrot Juice

Dairy FreeCucumber Carrot Juice brightened with some lemon juice. Easy delicious and perfect for a dose of morning green juice

Purple Cabbage & Apple Juice

Purple Cabbage & Apple Juice

Purple Cabbage & Apple Juice.Saturdays have always been a try something new to eat and drink day for me. Being a picky eater and a homebody loving homemade meals, made by me or my mom only using ingredients I love to cook and eat is 

Instant Gluten-free Chickpea flour Dosa || Besan Dosa

Instant Gluten-free Chickpea flour Dosa || Besan Dosa

Besan Dosa or Instant Gluten-free Chickpea flour Dosa.Instant Dosas for the win..always. what a way to breakfast for days you’re not well much, but still want to feed the family and feel good about it.Delicious Instant dosas for the aid!!One such dosa type is the 

Ice Biryani || Leftover rice fermented congee

Ice Biryani || Leftover rice fermented congee

Ice Biryani || Leftover rice fermented congee

One pot Egg Vermicelli ||Egg Semiya || Egg pasta

One pot Egg Vermicelli ||Egg Semiya || Egg pasta

One pot Egg Vermicelli ||Egg Semiya || Egg pasta.Only pasta I love and like to make. Not a fan of other pasta varieties. This Vermicelli pasta with eggs is very simple one pot recipe. You can make it all in one pot and serve it, 

Harira || Hareera in Soup maker

Harira || Hareera in Soup maker

Soup maker Harira || Hareera is an easy recipe made with nuts and milk made in the soup maker and is usually served as breakfast drink or during iftar of the ramadan month.

Avarakkai poriyal || Broad beans stir-fry

Avarakkai poriyal || Broad beans stir-fry

Avarakkai poriyal.. Broad Beans poriyal – Tamil style stir fry of broad beans loaded with simple but delicious flavors.

Nethili meen kuzhambu || Anchovies curry

Nethili meen kuzhambu || Anchovies curry

Nethili.. Anchovies in tamil.Like any other coastal city Chennai is also very famous for its sea food produce. Although I don’t cook fish mostly at home, I love fish. Mostly the smaller ones like silver  fish, anchovies etc., And today’s lunch is thanks to my 

Strawberry Coconut Oatmeal Smoothie

Strawberry Coconut Oatmeal Smoothie

Strawberry Coconut Oatmeal Smoothie. Starting the week with a delicious smoothie that has two of my favorite ingredients – Strawberry and Coconut.Love them both and using them together in every chance I get. So this strawberry Coconut Oatmeal smoothie, as the name says has all 

Rice sevai with coconut milk

Rice sevai with coconut milk

Rice sevai with coconut milkAfter two days of weekend outings and running errands that needed done I’m tired. Both of the weekend and physically. Wanted to keep things slow and lazy for lunch and made this yummy bowl of rice sevai(unashamedly readmade) that I just 

Tender coconut orange juice

Tender coconut orange juice

Dairy FreeVegetarianA little bored or orange juice and wanted to make it a little different one day.. ended with this delicious, super fresh and nutrients packed tender coconut orange juice. Canned or from carton or fresh coconut water added to the juice from freshly squeezed 

Almond hot chocolate

Almond hot chocolate

VegetarianAlmond hot chocolate.. every few weeks I seem to Develop some kind of food obsession!! Yeah, true. Some weeks I’m all about berries, especially Strawberries. Some weeks it’s about making savory lunch bowls and sometimes it’s about frothing milk and seeing the latte art and 

Banana peanut butter bread

Banana peanut butter bread

Banana peanut butter bread…Another banana bread recipe, yes. But this is the best banana bread in my son’s opinion. He said “This is some bread” with all smiles and it made me so happy to hear him say that.It’s a very simple one bowl recipe 

Creamy Limeade Recipe

Creamy Limeade Recipe

Creamy Limeade.. a delicious cold drink recipe to use all those sad looking lime in your fridge.
Only 4 ingredients and a pitcher to mix the drink. Under 5 mins you have the cold perfect Limeade or if you have lemons, creamy lemonade.

Healthier Strawberry Mug cake

Healthier Strawberry Mug cake

Healthier Strawberry Mug Cake with good for you ingredients.. sometimes all I need is a quick dessert and most times I’m not worried about what goes in it. Yeah, Sweet tooth drives around my choice of desserts mostly. But sometimes I do pick up some 

How to make Avial

How to make Avial

VegetarianAvial.. a simple, fresh stew that is made with chunky vegetables, yogurt, coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies paste, finally tempered with coconut oil mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. It is a very famous dish in South Indian Cuisine and particularly a favorite 

Gluten free Almond Brownies

Gluten free Almond Brownies

Gluten free Almond Brownies..I can’t believe I had stopped making Brownies in the last few months because I can’t stop eating at just one.I have several brownie recipes in my blog. But my son wanted to try his hands on baking today and picked up 

Strawberry Coconut Rice Smoothie

Strawberry Coconut Rice Smoothie

Dairy FreeVegetarianStrawberry Coconut Rice Smoothie.Rice in Smoothie may sound weird but trust me when I say this is one wonderfully delicious, thick, nutritious and perfect breakfast smoothie in your favorite flavors. This Smoothie is made with rice flakes(Called Aval in Tamil) that are easy to 

Few tips and tricks on baking bread in air fryer

Few tips and tricks on baking bread in air fryer

Dairy FreeVegetarianBreads from the leftover naan dough is the best. Because the size is small I baked this little loaf in the AIR FRYER  and look at the crust. Like it is a milk bread, soft. But no, the dough is the regular olive oil 

Grilled Nutella Banana Sandwich

Grilled Nutella Banana Sandwich

Grilled Nutella Banana Sandwich… a simple, crowd pleasing dessert Sandwich that is perfect for any mealtime if you feel like it. So very zzeasy to make, slather two slices of bread with Nutella, top one slice with sliced banana. Close with other and fry them 

Peanut Butter Dates Hot chocolate

Peanut Butter Dates Hot chocolate

Peanut Butter Dates Hot chocolate

Pav Bhaji story

Pav Bhaji story

Dairy FreeVegetarianPav bhaji… the unbeatable street food favorite of mine. I cook most of the meals at home,. I mean 95% of it. In fact I’m very scared of trying food outside since childhood and mostly the reason I never visited with any relatives or 

My Dosai recipe and a little story

My Dosai recipe and a little story

Dairy FreeVegetarianDosai and coconut chutney..I may have mentioned this before, but would love to share in all my dosai stories. I never made idli and dosai at home until Raahil got old enough to ask for dosai or idli. And there have been so many 

Toast Tuesday- August 24, 2021

Toast Tuesday- August 24, 2021

Dairy FreeVegetarian

Sweet Lime Mojito

Sweet Lime Mojito

Dairy FreeVegetarianSweet Lime mojito..Sweet Lime or Mosambi as they are called here are always synonymous to the “visiting someone with fever or some illness and brought along as a get well” fruits. To break this, me and my sister used to painstakingly remove the peel, 

Spicy Kanji and Onion Pakoda

Spicy Kanji and Onion Pakoda

Spicy Kanji and onion pakoda.. one of the favorite breakfast combination in our home. Made in @instantpot.in This Kanji or congee is all load the ingredients, wait for it cook itself and you serve type of food. Just the type I like, most of the times.
Add a cup of rice, 1/4 cup of Moong dal or masoor dal, 6 cups of water, sliced onion, tomato, green Chilli, chopped garlic, fenugreek seeds, 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder, chopped coriander and mint leaves, salt and tsp of ghee.
Set to rice mode.. and after it’s done and serve hot 🔥

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones… delicious and soft, no dry scones around here. Fruity in every bite these tangy scones are just perfect right out of the oven for breakfast.

Caramel Apple Danish Pastries – Story pics

Caramel Apple Danish Pastries – Story pics

Dairy FreeCaramel Apple Danish..drenched in homemade salted caramel sauce, crunch apple slices covered in puff pastry sheets, these danish Pastries are perfect for snacking.

Pav Bhaji masala from leftover curries

Pav Bhaji masala from leftover curries

A quick tip of repurposing leftover curries into pav bhaji masala. Warm the curry and with a potato masher or even a fork mash all the vegetables in the curry. Add a little water, salt, pav bhaji masala powder( store-bought spice mix), lemon juice and a little butter. Simmer for 5 minutes.. there you have it.. instant pav bhaji masala from left over curries

Simple Mango Mojito

Simple Mango Mojito

Mango Mojito.. the end of mango season and the availability of sour mango in the market calls for some nice fruity soda and here it is.

Potato Capsicum Masala

Potato Capsicum Masala

Simple curries like this Potato Capsicum Masala are life savers on a morning filled with work calls, but you still have to cook for the day.

Homemade Spiced Plum Jam

Homemade Spiced Plum Jam

If you are interested in making jam and have a batch of fresh plums, this homemade spiced plum jam is for you. It is delicious, simple to make and tastes the best always.

Sambar.. recipe coming soon.

Sambar.. recipe coming soon.

Sambar.. without which South India do not lunch! A mixture of lentils, packed with veggies, just the right amount of basic spices(salt,turmeric and Chilli powder), a dash of tamarind pulp and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves, hing and crushed garlic… this dish is perfect for rice, dosai or idli, Pongal and what not!!! Tastes amazing like a soup too..

PINEAPPLE ROSE BLACKBERRY SMOOTHIE

PINEAPPLE ROSE BLACKBERRY SMOOTHIE

Frozen pineapple, fresh edible rose petals, blackberries, yogurt, honey.. blended together for this delicious, bright, divine looking PINEAPPLE ROSE BLACKBERRY SMOOTHIE

Simple Chilli Prawn Fry

Simple Chilli Prawn Fry

Chilli Prawn Fry.. spicy, delicious and buttery these crispy prawns are delicious one pan recipe that will take less than 15 minutes and the best filling for tacos, sandwiches or side dish for rice and curry. 1. Peel, de-vein and wash the prawns2. Heat a 

Mango Chia Smoothie

Mango Chia Smoothie

Looking for a delicious breakfast option during summer and that doesn’t have to be green – this 4 ingredients mango chia smoothie is for you.

Simple smashed Avocado spread

Simple smashed Avocado spread

Dairy FreeVegetarianWhile the Avocado toasts are viral and all are the trying their hands at it, I thought I’ll post my version, simple Avocado spread I make for breakfasts.It is a simple mix of good ripe Avocado, extra Virginia olive oil, mixed garlic, salt, pepper, 

Simple Strawberry Basil lemonade

Simple Strawberry Basil lemonade

A refreshing summer that is sweet, sour, peppery thanks to the fresh basil leaves. Simple strawberry basil lemonade drink is the perfect mocktail for the summer weekends. Strawberry Basil lemonade – Parveenskitchen.com

Strawberry Chocolate Marble bread with pink frosting

Strawberry Chocolate Marble bread with pink frosting

Summer and brunches call for a stunning but an easier baking recipe – Strawberry Chocolate Marble bread with pink frosting fits all the boxes and is a delicious way to use the all the strawberries you have.

Simple Avocado Spread for Toast – Avocado Toast

Simple Avocado Spread for Toast – Avocado Toast

Simple Avocado Spread for Toast – Avocado Toast

Congee with onion Pakoda- Kanji from leftover rice

Congee with onion Pakoda- Kanji from leftover rice

Kanji with onion pakoda.. Also known as congee in South Asian cuisine Kanji is the highest form of simplicity.
I started mine with leftover cooked rice that I fermented overnight with plain water. Then in the morning added fenugreek seeds, more water and few sliced garlic cloves and pressure cooked in the instant pot. With some fried onions it is the best breakfast one could ask for.

Easy Mango Shortcakes : Idea & Pics only

Easy Mango Shortcakes : Idea & Pics only

Easy Mango Shortcakes : Idea & Pics only

Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Cobbler

Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Cobbler

Love cobblers? Then you’ll definitely love this Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Cobbler a lot. The benefits of making them in smaller dishes is that you will have your dessert for breakfast, lunch and snack sorted out!

Chocolate Ricotta Cake with Chocolate Ganache topping

Chocolate Ricotta Cake with Chocolate Ganache topping

Cheese and chocolate is such a yummy combination when made in cake form. Cream cheeses like quark, ricotta or cream cheeses are generally added in cheesecakes. This recipe for my chocolate ricotta cake is not exactly cheesecake type, it is more of a cakey cake, if it makes sense to you. It is like a dense, chocolate-y, still cheesy moist pound cake that is just perfect for any time and also made in a single layer, so it takes hardly anytime at all to put it together.

Easy Spinach Lentils Soup

Easy Spinach Lentils Soup

Easy Spinach Lentils Soup for a busy workday’s lunch or for a lazy day. It is healthy, wholesome with a good quantity of greens and lentils, which you can adjust as you need. The ingredients list has turmeric powder too, which is good for health.

Instant Wheat – Ragi Dosa

Instant Wheat – Ragi Dosa

Instant Wheat – Ragi Dosa. So, my parents call me twice everyday morning and evening to see what I cooked, what I did through the day and so on. Most of the talks are centered on my son, what is he doing, did I spend 

Easy Comforting Nutella Hot Chocolate

Easy Comforting Nutella Hot Chocolate

Nutella hot chocolate.. not always fond of hot drinks in the mornings, but today is different. Monday, cold and raining. And comfort is always welcome in any form. This recipe of Easy Comforting Nutella Hot Chocolate is simple, intensely chocolate, but sweet and just perfect with some whipped cream in top and a little dusting of cocoa powder.

Easy Mango Crumble Bars

Easy Mango Crumble Bars

Easy one bowl recipe that has both the base and crumble covered with 1 recipe, all easily available pantry ingredients. This mango crumble bar recipe has 6 ingredients of which two are fruit components.

Handmade Soaps – Melt and Pour soaps

Handmade Soaps – Melt and Pour soaps

Details on Homemade soap bars – Melt and Pour soaps from an amateur soap making hobbyist and my experience on the making the soaps.

Classic Strawberry Crostata || Easy Strawberry Galette

Classic Strawberry Crostata || Easy Strawberry Galette

Strawberry season is not over until you make this delicious Classic Strawberry Crostata AKA Easy Strawberry Galette that is perfect for your brunch parties as the low sweet dessert.

Vegan Mango Blueberry Crisp with Cardamom

Vegan Mango Blueberry Crisp with Cardamom

Delicious sweet mango and juicy blueberries combined with cardamom in this feel good breakfast fruit crisp – Vegan Mango Blueberry Crisp with Cardamom

4 Ingredients Toffee Banana Tart with Dulce De Leche

4 Ingredients Toffee Banana Tart with Dulce De Leche

4 Ingredients Toffee Banana Tart with Dulce De Leche

Homemade Maple Dates Granola

Homemade Maple Dates Granola

The recipe of the simplest homemade maple dates granola is here and this is a perfect weekend project for you to make breakfast prep for the entire week.

Easy Mini Lemon Tarts : Idea & Pics only

Easy Mini Lemon Tarts : Idea & Pics only

Mini Lemon Curd Tarts… kind of canapes that you can pop in for a simple dessert or for breakfast, or just as a snack anytime you walk into the kitchen!!The meme on the fridge saying – “You’re not hungry, but bored and closed the damn 

Simple Air fried chips – Banana Chips in Air fryer

Simple Air fried chips – Banana Chips in Air fryer

Simple Air fried chips – Banana Chips in Air fryer – Crispy, delicious banana chips made in air fryer – Green Plantain or raw banana chips

Gluten-Free Rice Flatbreads [Rotis] – Simple Akki Roti

Gluten-Free Rice Flatbreads [Rotis] – Simple Akki Roti

Gluten-Free Rice Flatbreads [Rotis] – Simple Akki Roti – Delicious, simple and comforting easy rice flatbreads that are done within 15 minutes. Perfect for gluten free and vegan diets.

Dates Almond Breakfast Smoothie

Dates Almond Breakfast Smoothie

Simple, creamy and super healthy with no refined sugar this Dates Almond Breakfast Smoothie is fit for a simple breakfast or snack everyday

Lemonade with Almond Gum Badam Pisin

Lemonade with Almond Gum Badam Pisin

Lemonade with Almond Gum.. Almond Gum aka Badam Pisin in Tamil is a natural coolant that on soaking in water will absorb it, quadruple in size and soften. This then can be used in making milkshakes or lemonades.
Since it is a coolant, it is perfect for as a summer drink or as a iftar drink.

Vazhakai Bajji [Plantain Bajji]

Vazhakai Bajji [Plantain Bajji]

Vazhakai Bajji [Plantain Bajji] – Parveenskitchen.com

Easy one Bowl Banana Dates Bread

Easy one Bowl Banana Dates Bread

Intensely flavored, dark and luscious and kind of decadent but all with good healthy ingredients. This banana bread is different but good. And it can be made in one bowl.. so simple and just so good. Easy one bowl banana dates bread.

Mango with Maple Yogurt chia seeds and walnuts

Mango with Maple Yogurt chia seeds and walnuts

For someone who likes to keep iftar simple and delicious fruit and yogurt are the best gifts!
Here I have thick yogurt whipped with maple syrup, sliced mango, chia seeds and walnuts

Mango Chilli Lime Soda

Mango Chilli Lime Soda

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.

Strawberries and Cream Crumble with Sesame seeds

Strawberries and Cream Crumble with Sesame seeds

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

Delicious Mango Rose Lassi

Delicious Mango Rose Lassi

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.

Gluten Free Blueberry Almond Crisp

Gluten Free Blueberry Almond Crisp

A perfect summer recipe that is super delicious, bright and gluten-free with good for you ingredients – Gluten free Blueberry Almond Crisp

The Best Banana Bread

The Best Banana Bread

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..

Upside Down Caramelized Pineapple Pancake

Upside Down Caramelized Pineapple Pancake

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.

Banana Coconut Self Saucing Pudding Cake

Banana Coconut Self Saucing Pudding Cake

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..

Small Batch Orange & Dark Chocolate Whole Grain flour air fryer scones

Small Batch Orange & Dark Chocolate Whole Grain flour air fryer scones

Orange & Dark Chocolate Whole Grain Flour Air fryer Scones – Parveenskitchen.com

Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Bake

Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Bake

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

Blueberry Muffins with Brown Sugar Crumb topping

Blueberry Muffins with Brown Sugar Crumb topping

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

Healthier Cashew Butter Coconut Cookies

Healthier Cashew Butter Coconut Cookies

Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free and Healthy Cashew Butter Coconut Cookies that are just perfect to indulge in even if you are following any diet or challenges for the January resolution.

Banana Nutella Galette

Banana Nutella Galette

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

Healthy Almond Apple Snack Cake

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.

Lassi the love of my life

Lassi the love of my life

Lassi – Thick yogurt and Sugar.
And so many flavors.

4 Ingredients Peanut Butter Jelly Cookies

4 Ingredients Peanut Butter Jelly Cookies

4 Ingredients Peanut Butter Jelly Cookies that are classy, gluten free, easy, delicious, dairy free and perfect companion for your tea times.

Strawberry Ginger Galette with Cheddar crust

Strawberry Ginger Galette with Cheddar crust

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.

Simple Prawn Brinjal Curry

Simple Prawn Brinjal Curry

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.

Air fryer potato chips

Air fryer potato chips

Air Fryer Potato Chips – Parveenskitchen.com

Happy new year 2021 – January

Happy new year 2021 – January

RECIPE FOR THE LEMON BARS HERE

Small Batch Homemade Tomato Jam

Small Batch Homemade Tomato Jam

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.

White Chocolate Berries French Toast Bake

White Chocolate Berries French Toast Bake

A breakfast recipe made with pantry staples, seasonal berries perfect for festive holiday breakfast or brunches – White Chocolate Berry French Toast Bake

Healthy Fresh Apple Beet Spinach Juice

Healthy Fresh Apple Beet Spinach Juice

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’s Shortbread

Easy Chocolate Caramel Slice || Millionaire’s Shortbread

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.

Whole Wheat Flour Breakfast Crepes with nutella and berries

Whole Wheat Flour Breakfast Crepes with nutella and berries

Whole Wheat Flour Breakfast Crepes filled with nutella and fruits, good for weight watchers and simple for even for a weekday breakfast.

Simple Classic Linzer Cookies

Simple Classic Linzer Cookies

Recipe of the simple classic linzer cookies made with real almonds and sandwiched with jam of your choice – strawberry jam in my photos.

Brown Buter Dutch Baby Pancake

Brown Buter Dutch Baby Pancake

A simple, fluffy and crispy baked flavorful brown butter dutch baby pancake which is a treat for breakfast or brunch made with basic pantry ingredients.

Single Serve Air fryer Blueberry Breakfast Crisp

Single Serve Air fryer Blueberry Breakfast Crisp

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.

Simple Pori Urundai Bars

Simple Pori Urundai Bars

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.

Download -Yellow Meal Planner

Download -Yellow Meal Planner

Download -Pale Red Meal Planner Menu – Download meal plan from Parveenskitchen.com

Download -Pale Red Meal Planner Menu

Download -Pale Red Meal Planner Menu

Download -Pale Red Meal Planner Menu – Download meal plan from Parveenskitchen.com

Chai Spice Maple Cashew Energy Bites

Chai Spice Maple Cashew Energy Bites

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!

Best Banana Cream cheese Bread

Best Banana Cream cheese Bread

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.

Easy Blueberry Bread and Butter Pudding

Easy Blueberry Bread and Butter Pudding

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.

Raspberry Gingerbread Linzer Cookies

Raspberry Gingerbread Linzer Cookies

Nothing screams of holiday like cookies.. These Raspberry Gingerbread linzer cookies not only look good, but so loaded with warm spices and molasses, perfect for cold winter evenings.

Delicious Blackberry Jam Smoothie

Delicious Blackberry Jam Smoothie

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.

Orange Ricotta Pancakes with caramelized Oranges

Orange Ricotta Pancakes with caramelized Oranges

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

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

A very simple and easy homemade pizza dough recipe that is perfect for any topping you have, dessert or savory.

Instant Pot Semolina Kheer/Samba Ravai Kheer

Instant Pot Semolina Kheer/Samba Ravai Kheer

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

Vellam Adhirasam – How to make adhirasam

Vellam Adhirasam – How to make adhirasam

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!!

Keerai Vadai | Spinach Lentils Fritters

Keerai Vadai | Spinach Lentils Fritters

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.

Caramel Cake with Whipped caramel frosting

Caramel Cake with Whipped caramel frosting

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.

Chilli Paneer Pizza

Chilli Paneer Pizza

Pizza with an Indian Twist – Chilli Paneer Pizza made with pizza base loaded with pizza sauce, Indian spiced paneer cubes and vegetables.

Healthy Thirunelveli Halwa with Oat milk

Healthy Thirunelveli Halwa with Oat milk

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.

Healthy Maple sweetened Banana Almond Muffins

Healthy Maple sweetened Banana Almond Muffins

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

Easy Crispy Mushroom Bites

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.

Halloween Special Espresso Brownies

Halloween Special Espresso Brownies

Recipe of a super simple, delicious Halloween Special Espresso Brownies that is so easy to make and is so chocolate-y you will love them and make on repeat.

Simple Delicious Chicken Fry

Simple Delicious Chicken Fry

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.

Banana Nutella Dutch Baby Pancake

Banana Nutella Dutch Baby Pancake

A simple, fluffy and crispy baked banana nutella dutch baby pancake which is a treat for breakfast or brunch made with basic pantry ingredients.

Pumpkin Chai Spice French Toast

Pumpkin Chai Spice French Toast

A delicious, warming and super comforting breakfast recipe of homemade Pumpkin Chai Spice French Toast with maple syrup and fresh fruits.

Healthy Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Banana Bread

Healthy Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Banana Bread

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.

Simple Pan Sauteed Apples

Simple Pan Sauteed Apples

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.

Spicy Chilli Garlic Pickle

Spicy Chilli Garlic Pickle

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.

Pumpkin Pistachios Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

Pumpkin Pistachios Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

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.

Vegan Coconut Cherry Almond Muffins

Vegan Coconut Cherry Almond Muffins

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

Grape Pomegranate Juice

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.

Spiced Frangipane Apple Galette

Spiced Frangipane Apple Galette

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.

Instant Pot Apple Cranberry Oatmeal

Instant Pot Apple Cranberry Oatmeal

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

Pomegranate Beet Juice

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.

Watermelon Juice with Lemon

Watermelon Juice with Lemon

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.

No Bake Banana Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

No Bake Banana Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

A perfect frozen treat for your summer parties and brunch or just a treat that is made with no fuss – No Bake Banana Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

Banana Nutella Muffins

Banana Nutella Muffins

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

Simple Carrot Fries

Simple Carrot Fries

A healthy alternate to the potato french fries made from carrots that are crunchy, sweet, salty and just so perfect to satisfy your fries cravings.

Peanut Butter Jelly Granola

Peanut Butter Jelly Granola

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.

3 ingredients Pineapple Galette

3 ingredients Pineapple Galette

Recipe of a super simple, delicious 3 ingredients pineapple galette that is so perfect for a dessert in a hurry or as a quick fix on your busy day sweet tooth fix.

Whole Wheatmeal Brownies with Cookies n Cream Chocolate

Whole Wheatmeal Brownies with Cookies n Cream Chocolate

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.

Simple Spinach and Cheese Omelette

Simple Spinach and Cheese Omelette

Simple Spinach and Cheese Omelette || Breakfast Recipe. Simple, nutritious, healthy and filling omelette dish that is delicious and perfect for a quick breakfast.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

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

Chocolate NICE Cream Bars

Chocolate NICE Cream Bars

A healthy delicious sugar free, dairy free Chocolate Nice Cream Bars recipe made with only 4 healthy ingredients that are perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

Delicious Apple Buckle

Delicious Apple Buckle

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.

Grape and Almond Pie Bars

Grape and Almond Pie Bars

A simple grape almond pie bars recipe with the homemade grape jelly with balsamic vinegar. Almond slices for the added texture and crunch.

Simple Grape Jelly with Balsamic Vinegar

Simple Grape Jelly with Balsamic Vinegar

Simple homemade grape jelly with balsamic vinegar recipe that is just enough to make a jar full of jelly with no canning processes.

Instant Pot Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal

Instant Pot Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal

A perfectly balanced flavorful and quick cooking instant pot cinnamon apple oatmeal recipe with a secret ingredient to tie it all together.

Easy Creamy Orange Posset Tart

Easy Creamy Orange Posset Tart

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.

3C Sandwiches – Cheddar Cheese, Corn and Cucumber Grilled toast

3C Sandwiches – Cheddar Cheese, Corn and Cucumber Grilled toast

Make the simplest of sandwiches with these notes on 3C :Cheddar Cheese Corn Cucumber Grilled Sandwiches – Parveenskitchen.com

Gluten Free Almond Butter Banana Bread

Gluten Free Almond Butter Banana Bread

Almond Butter Banana Bread – A gluten free healthy Banana bread naturally sweetened with almond butter. This recipe is perfect for all types of diets.

Homemade Whole Wheat Flour Burger Buns

Homemade Whole Wheat Flour Burger Buns

A wholesome Homemade whole wheat flour burger buns recipe that yields perfect burger buns every time.

Simply Delicious Lemon Bars

Simply Delicious Lemon Bars

A super delicious, tangy lemon bars recipe with shortbread crust, tangy zesty lemon filling and a generous dusting of icing sugar

Small Batch Chocolate Banana Rye & Rolled Oats Muffins

Small Batch Chocolate Banana Rye & Rolled Oats Muffins

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.

Homemade Lemon Pickle

Homemade Lemon Pickle

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 Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Easy Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Easy Crispy Cauliflower Bites – Crispy simple and slightly spicy cauliflower bites that are so perfect for snacking, or as a dish to be served in your lunch or brunch.

4 Ingredients Easy Mini Peach Pies

4 Ingredients Easy Mini Peach Pies

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.

Soup Maker Paneer Tikka Masala

Soup Maker Paneer Tikka Masala

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.

Healthy 3 Ingredients Peanut Butter cups

Healthy 3 Ingredients Peanut Butter cups

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

Simple Spinach Fried Rice || Keerai Sadham

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.

Homemade Glazed Strawberry Pop Tarts

Homemade Glazed Strawberry Pop Tarts

No more store bought pop tarts when you can easily make perfect homemade glazed strawberry jam pop tarts at home with 6 staple ingredients and the best part is the jam glaze & that they are so simple to make.

Uppu Urundai Recipe || Kaara Kozhukattai

Uppu Urundai Recipe || Kaara Kozhukattai

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.

Simple Homemade Crepes Recipe

Simple Homemade Crepes Recipe

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.

Simple Masala Egg Roast

Simple Masala Egg Roast

A super delicious simple masala egg roast recipe made with simple pantry ingredients and is the best of the side dishes for all your Indian lunch parties.

Puttu without puttu maker || Steamed Rice Cakes

Puttu without puttu maker || Steamed Rice Cakes

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.

Brookie Bars|| Brownie cookie bars

Brookie Bars|| Brownie cookie bars

A chocolate studded chocolate cookie bars that are so like brownies but are really cookies. These are so perfect to serve for a bigger crowd or simple bake some and stash for a quick cookie fix.

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

A very simple, tangy, fresh and flavorful recipe of the delicious easy homemade pizza sauce. Perfect for your homemade pizza and even pasta.

New posts & Pics : Parveen’s Kitchen || July 12,2020

New posts & Pics : Parveen’s Kitchen || July 12,2020

Secrets of Simple cooking – New posts & Pics : Parveen’s Kitchen || July 12,2020

Yogurt Almond Saffron Ice Popsicles

Yogurt Almond Saffron Ice Popsicles

Ice Popsicles made with traditional yogurt based sweet drink made of thick yogurt, almonds and saffron – perfect for summer snacking.

Jam Stuffed Pancakes

Jam Stuffed Pancakes

Jam Stuffed Pancakes – Jammy and fruity twist on the pancakes – Pancakes stuffed with Jam and a stack of these pancakes are perfect for a fun filled brunch.

Two Ingredients Chocolate Lava Cake ||Chocolate Fondant

Two Ingredients Chocolate Lava Cake ||Chocolate Fondant

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

Simple Honey Orange Popsicles

Simple Honey Orange Popsicles

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.

Easy Homemade Baked Coconut Chips

Easy Homemade Baked Coconut Chips

Dairy FreeVegetarianA super simple recipe of baked coconut chips that you can use as a snack. A healthy option and these chips can be added to your granola or any recipes that call for coconut. These coconut chips are crispy, no added sweeteners and spiced 

Favorite Five of the week – July 5, 2020

Favorite Five of the week – July 5, 2020

Stuck at home and routines spoiled, there are a few things I thought and decided why not post my favorite things of the week, every week. Here we are..

Cinnamon Apple Cobbler

Cinnamon Apple Cobbler

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.

Bread Omelette Recipe

Bread Omelette Recipe

A super simple breakfast Bread Omelette Recipe which is a sandwich of bread slices with cooked eggs in between and is a famous street food India.

Easy Creamy Mango Coconut Ice Popsicles

Easy Creamy Mango Coconut Ice Popsicles

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.

Easy Coconut Vermicelli Kheer/Thengai Pal Semiya Payasam

Easy Coconut Vermicelli Kheer/Thengai Pal Semiya Payasam

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

Simple Black Chickpeas Pulao || Kala Chana Pulao

Simple Black Chickpeas Pulao || Kala Chana Pulao

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

Air Fryer Nutella S’mores with Strawberry Marshmallows

Air Fryer Nutella S’mores with Strawberry Marshmallows

Super Simple Air fryer S’mores – All done without burning your fingers, no burning your skewers and all from the comfort of your home.

Cabbage Lentils Stew|| Cabbage Kootu

Cabbage Lentils Stew|| Cabbage Kootu

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.

Mango Cashew Lassi

Mango Cashew Lassi

A traditional yogurt based sweet drink made of thick yogurt, Mango pieces and cashew- perfect for chilling in the summer.

Vegan Spinach Lentils Stew || Keerai Kootu

Vegan Spinach Lentils Stew || Keerai Kootu

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.

Super Simple Air fryer S’mores

Super Simple Air fryer S’mores

Super Simple Air fryer S’mores – All done without burning your fingers, no burning your skewers and all from the comfort of your home.

Easy Homemade Coconut Crackers

Easy Homemade Coconut Crackers

Recipe of a simple, healthy, Easy Homemade Coconut Crackers made with coconut flour, coconut milk and sweetened with coconut sugar that can be used as snack, in cheese boards, to make tart crusts or to make cheesecakes. Perfect for S’mores.

Double toned Mango and Coconut Yogurt Popsicles

Double toned Mango and Coconut Yogurt Popsicles

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.

Whipped Ricotta and Tomato Tart || Tomato and Ricotta Galette

Whipped Ricotta and Tomato Tart || Tomato and Ricotta Galette

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.

Spicy Chickpeas Drumstick Curry || Kadalai Murungakkai Kaarakuzhambhu

Spicy Chickpeas Drumstick Curry || Kadalai Murungakkai Kaarakuzhambhu

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.

Crispy Spicy Potato Roast

Crispy Spicy Potato Roast

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.

Triple Coconut Scones/Biscuits

Triple Coconut Scones/Biscuits

A buttery, coconut-y breakfast biscuits made with three forms of coconut these Triple coconut scones are perfect for warm, summer mornings.

Chocolate Olive Oil Torte || Flourless Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Olive Oil Torte || Flourless Chocolate Cake

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.

Triple Coconut Pineapple Cobbler

Triple Coconut Pineapple Cobbler

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.

Chocolate Marbled Banana Bread

Chocolate Marbled Banana Bread

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.

Vellam Dosai||Healthy Delicious Jaggery Pancakes

Vellam Dosai||Healthy Delicious Jaggery Pancakes

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.

Whole Wheat Poori recipe || Puri recipe

Whole Wheat Poori recipe || Puri recipe

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.

Easy Crinkle Top Brownies

Easy Crinkle Top Brownies

Recipe of a super simple, delicious Easy Crinkle Top Brownies that is so easy to make and is so chocolate-y you will love them and make on repeat.

Spicy Eggplant curry [Kathirikai Kaarakuzhambhu]

Spicy Eggplant curry [Kathirikai Kaarakuzhambhu]

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.

Sweet Rice Dumplings – Pidi Kozhukattai

Sweet Rice Dumplings – Pidi Kozhukattai

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.

Easy Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Easy Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Recipe of simple, delicious chocolate chip Banana muffins loaded with gooey chocolate chips; Made in one bowl that makes exactly six normal sized muffins.

Olive oil and Pepita Flax Seed Mix buns

Olive oil and Pepita Flax Seed Mix buns

A delicious warm olive oil buns recipe for which the dough is made from the yeast naan with out tandoor recipe. Serve with Jam or as dinner rolls with salad

Easy No Churn Nutella Cheesecake Ice cream

Easy No Churn Nutella Cheesecake Ice cream

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.

Chickpeas Stew – Slow cooked Channa masala

Chickpeas Stew – Slow cooked Channa masala

Channa(chickpeas) masala..
Deliciously hot and tangy,, lightly spiced with chilly powder, turmeric, coriander powder with sliced onions, tomatoes, green chillies and coriander

Easy No Churn Strawberry Cheesecake Ice cream

Easy No Churn Strawberry Cheesecake Ice cream

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.

Simple Instant Pot Chicken Biryani

Simple Instant Pot Chicken Biryani

An easy, simple and delicious Chicken Biryani recipe made in instant pot that is so tasty, made in half the time you need to make a regular biryani.

Blueberry Crumble bars

Blueberry Crumble bars

Blueberry Crumble bars – Parveenskitchen.com :A healthy simple blueberry jam crumble bars – Three layers of buttery goodness.

Breakfast Bread Scramble/Bread Egg Upma

Breakfast Bread Scramble/Bread Egg Upma

A super simple and delicious eggs and bread scramble with vegetables, spices and optionally cheese that is totally filling and perfect for breakfast.

Naan Bread without Tandoor

Naan Bread without Tandoor

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.

Mango Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Mango Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

A refreshing, simple and filling quick fix of a breakfast bowl loaded with yogurt, fruits, honey and nuts & seeds.

Simple Spicy Prawn Masala || Prawn Thokku / Eral Thokku

Simple Spicy Prawn Masala || Prawn Thokku / Eral Thokku

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.

Roasted Rice Coconut Balls/Pori Arisi Urundai

Roasted Rice Coconut Balls/Pori Arisi Urundai

A three ingredients gluten-free, dairy free, vegan healthy snack made from milled roasted rice, jaggery and coconut.

Coconut Milk Rice/Thengai Paal Saadam

Coconut Milk Rice/Thengai Paal Saadam

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.

Easy Banana Raspberry Muffins

Easy Banana Raspberry Muffins

Recipe of simple, delicious Banana muffins loaded with raspberries and made in one bowl that makes exactly six normal sized muffins.

Salted Honey Fruit Crisp with Mango

Salted Honey Fruit Crisp with Mango

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.

Ramadan Nombu Kanji/Rice Porridge

Ramadan Nombu Kanji/Rice Porridge

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.

30 Minutes Pepper Chicken Curry

30 Minutes Pepper Chicken Curry

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

Easy Air Fried cheesy Potato Wedges

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,

Easy Vegan Gluten-free Jam Bars

Easy Vegan Gluten-free Jam Bars

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.

Homemade Sugar-free Honey Cinnamon Crackers

Homemade Sugar-free Honey Cinnamon Crackers

Recipe of a simple, healthy, sugar-free cracker cookies made with honey and flavored with cinnamon that can be used as snack, in cheese boards, to make tart crusts or to make cheesecakes.

Banana Peanut Butter Brownies

Banana Peanut Butter Brownies

Whenever I have some extra bananas, I usually will be making banana bread or banana pancakes. But these get old..[Never say no when you get a slice of banana bread anywhere 🤗🤗] What’s new that you can do with them? All of us like the 

Easy Peanut Butter Souffle

Easy Peanut Butter Souffle

Recipe of a super easy, simple and delicious peanut butter souffle that is made with 3 major pantry staples that is gluten-free and dairy free.

Few things about a delicious Caramel sauce

Few things about a delicious Caramel sauce

Few things about a gooey, delicious and perfect caramel – Tips and basics from my kitchen and lessons learned.

3 Steps Easy Masal Vadai/Lentil Fritters

3 Steps Easy Masal Vadai/Lentil Fritters

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.

Easy Fudge Brownies

Easy Fudge Brownies

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.

Easy Semolina Halwa/Rava Halwa – Thulli

Easy Semolina Halwa/Rava Halwa – Thulli

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..

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

This recipe shows you the ingredients and the steps of the best ever chocolate chip cookies that are soft, crispy at the edges and chewy with puddles of melted chocolate and a sprinkle of seal salt to elevate the taste.

Easy Potato Masala/Spicy Potato Bhaji

Easy Potato Masala/Spicy Potato Bhaji

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 Healthy Blueberry Almond Galette

Gluten-Free Healthy Blueberry Almond Galette

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.

Easy Vermicelli Kheer/Semiya Payasam

Easy Vermicelli Kheer/Semiya Payasam

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

Olive Oil Mandarin Orange Cake

Olive Oil Mandarin Orange Cake

A fresh, tangy and sweet Orange & Olive Oil Cake made with fresh Mandarin Oranges and soaked in juicy Mandarin Syrup.

Easy Gluten-Free Mango Blackberry Galette

Easy Gluten-Free Mango Blackberry Galette

A very delicious combination of Mango and Blackberries easily assembled and baked into a imperfectly perfect GALETTE.