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 …
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
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 🔥
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.
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
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.
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.
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..
Frozen pineapple, fresh edible rose petals, blackberries, yogurt, honey.. blended together for this delicious, bright, divine looking PINEAPPLE ROSE BLACKBERRY SMOOTHIE
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
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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 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.
Details on Homemade soap bars – Melt and Pour soaps from an amateur soap making hobbyist and my experience on the making the soaps.
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.
Delicious sweet mango and juicy blueberries combined with cardamom in this feel good breakfast fruit crisp – Vegan Mango Blueberry Crisp with Cardamom
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.
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 – Delicious, simple and comforting easy rice flatbreads that are done within 15 minutes. Perfect for gluten free and vegan diets.
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.. 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.
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
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.
A perfect summer recipe that is super delicious, bright and gluten-free with good for you ingredients – Gluten free Blueberry Almond Crisp
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..
Orange & Dark Chocolate Whole Grain Flour Air fryer Scones – Parveenskitchen.com
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..
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 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 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.
Whole Wheat Flour Breakfast Crepes filled with nutella and fruits, good for weight watchers and simple for even for a weekday breakfast.
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.
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.
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
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.
Pizza with an Indian Twist – Chilli Paneer Pizza made with pizza base loaded with pizza sauce, Indian spiced paneer cubes and vegetables.
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.
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.
A simple, fluffy and crispy baked banana nutella dutch baby pancake which is a treat for breakfast or brunch made with basic pantry ingredients.
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.
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 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
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
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.
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 – 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 || Breakfast Recipe. Simple, nutritious, healthy and filling omelette dish that is delicious and perfect for a quick breakfast.
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 – 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.
A simple grape almond pie bars recipe with the homemade grape jelly with balsamic vinegar. Almond slices for the added texture and crunch.
A perfectly balanced flavorful and quick cooking instant pot cinnamon apple oatmeal recipe with a secret ingredient to tie it all together.
Make the simplest of sandwiches with these notes on 3C :Cheddar Cheese Corn Cucumber Grilled Sandwiches – Parveenskitchen.com
A wholesome Homemade whole wheat flour burger buns recipe that yields perfect burger buns every time.
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 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.
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 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.
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 – 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.
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.
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 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.
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
Super Simple Air fryer S’mores – All done without burning your fingers, no burning your skewers and all from the comfort of your home.
A traditional yogurt based sweet drink made of thick yogurt, Mango pieces and cashew- perfect for chilling in the summer.
Super Simple Air fryer S’mores – All done without burning your fingers, no burning your skewers and all from the comfort of your home.
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 buttery, coconut-y breakfast biscuits made with three forms of coconut these Triple coconut scones are perfect for warm, summer mornings.
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 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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
A super simple and delicious eggs and bread scramble with vegetables, spices and optionally cheese that is totally filling and perfect for breakfast.
A refreshing, simple and filling quick fix of a breakfast bowl loaded with yogurt, fruits, honey and nuts & seeds.
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 three ingredients gluten-free, dairy free, vegan healthy snack made from milled roasted rice, jaggery and coconut.
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.
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 – 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.
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 super easy, simple and delicious peanut butter souffle that is made with 3 major pantry staples that is gluten-free and dairy free.
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 very delicious combination of Mango and Blackberries easily assembled and baked into a imperfectly perfect GALETTE.
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.
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.
Easiest homemade Dulce De Leche with Cayenne to spice things up made in less than 20 minutes in the microwave.
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.
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 …
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 …
Sakkarai Pongal –
A gluten-free, sweet and rice lentil jaggery sweet traditionally made in Tamil nadu to celebrate the
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 …