Stuffed Braided Bread

Post the sunflower bread, I received many requests for making a bread with a veg filling. So, I got an opportunity to bake this braided bread with veg stuffing. A much simple and easy to make bread with a mixed filling of cottage cheese (paneer), spinach and cheese. I have added spinach to make it…

Sunflower Pizza

Breads come in varied looks and tastes. It is impossible to get every kind of bread near you. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t try them out. Read out my recipes and bake them at home. The recipe and process is as simple as it looks. The look of the sunflower is so amazing that…

Besan Halwa

Besan halwa or roasted gram flour pudding is a common North Indian dessert. This is one recipe I always ask my Mom for. Though a very easy recipe but it takes lots of effort and practice to get the perfect taste. Finally, I have managed to get the perfect taste like my Mom’s. This is…

Irish Tea Brack

Irish Tea Brack or Barmbrack is a traditional Irish fruit cake served anytime of the year. But, the Christmas time is reason for me to bake.  The dry fruits basically comprise of apricots, plums, cranberries, blue berries, cherries, dates, raisins etc (you can end up choosing any of your choice). These dry fruits are then…

Garlic Bread sticks

  Garlic breads are the easiest snacks to stop your cravings. I loved the way Dominoes prepared their garlic bread sticks.  Being in Ireland, I missed these bread sticks alot as the Dominoes here didn’t prepare such bread sticks. Then, I thought, why to wait for a trip to India, lets prepare them here itself….

Sabudana Upma / Sago Savoury Pudding

Sabudana Upma or poha or khichdi is an Indian dish usually prepared when we observe “Fast” on religious days.Its a simple,savoury,tangy and light meal.The main ingredients include potatoes,sabudana/sago and cumin seeds. Sabudana or sago or tapioca can be found all across the world.Sago is nearly pure carbohydrate and has very little protein, vitamins, or minerals….

Chick pea coconut and orange cake – Gluten free

I have a friend who is allergic to gluten.Each time,I would bake a cake,she couldn’t eat.This used to dishearten me as she loved cakes but couldn’t eat when everyone else was just becoz she was allergic.Then,I thought why not bake something new that is gluten-free.There came this idea of baking a gluten-free cake.The main ingredients that…

Chhuhara malpua- Dates Pancakes

Malpuas are the Indian pancakes served as a dessert.They are usually made on auspicious occasions and festivals like Holi.These are usually made by crushing ripe bananas in a batter of flour,milk or water and them immersing them in a sugar syrup.In this recipe of mine,I have slightly modified the process by making it more healthy.I…

Veggie samosa

Samosa,one of the favourites for all ages,amongst all snacks.Its a savoury dish with an outer cover and an inner filling.The filling can be simply anything of your choice.It can be only potatoes,mixed veggies along with potatoes,noodles,pastas,minced meat etc. It is best served with green chutney,imli(tamarind) chutney or the tomato chutney.I love them with hot and…

Steamed Chicken Dimsums

  Momos or the dimsums are steamed buns with or without fillings.The fillings can be anything of your choice.It is prepared with virtually any combination of ground meat, vegetables, tofu,cottage cheese, vegetable and meat combinations.Personally,I love its chicken combination the most.The best part of momos is that you can have them personalised,steamed or fried or tandoori momos…

Custard cupcakes with cheerios toppings and buttercream frosting

Cupcakes are heavenly delights loved by everyone.I simply look for excuses to bake and eat them.And if you have never baked them before,here is a simple recipe to help you out. This is a recipe for making 6 eggless cupcakes. Yummmyyyyy. Lets get started. Ingredients All purpose flour -1 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup Baking…

Vermicelli Upma

Upma is a super healthy and tasty Indian breakfast and evening snack. There are many ways Upma is prepared; indeed, every upma cook usually will incorporate variations in flavour when making Upma. This variation is obtained by varying or emphasising particular spices.It  is cooked as a thick porridge from dry roasted semolina.When prepared with vermicelli it…