Whole wheat banana double chocolate cake

Christmas is a mere excuse to bake a cake. When you have a toddler who is a big fan of cakes and chocolates like you, you keep your oven busy. So, this time it was whole wheat cake with bananas to make it more healthy along with chocolate chips for added flavours.  The process is extremely…

Aamla dhania chutney/ Gooseberry Cilantro dip

In my previous recipe post, I have already shared the medical benefits of gooseberry or the aamla. In this post, I take an opportunity to add some light on the benefits of coriander or cilantro ( as known in European countries). Cold chills and smogs can be experienced in many parts of the globe. It…

Aamla Kuchcha / Gooseberry grated pickles

Winter is commencing!! Cold and cough has entered most of our houses. You could easily hear the loud sneezing or coughing sounds of your neighbors during early morning hours. This is the best time to introduce the highly beneficial Gooseberries or aamla in your daily diet. These are the richest source of vitamin C, vitamin…

Quail Masala

These bird game recipes are the best when it comes to taste and health. Quails also known as bird games or Bater (in Hindi) are rich in micro nutrients and vitamins like B complex, folate and vitamin E and K.  They have extremely low skin fat and low cholesterol value. These game meats are recommended for people…

Whole wheat bread (eggless)

Whole wheat bread has gained its popularity in the market now a day.  Everyone wants to eat healthy and stay fit. Apart from being healthy, it is full of fibers, has a rustic aroma and is easy to make at home.  When you don’t get hold of what to cook for your breakfast, breads make…

Apple Orange juice

BOGO (Buy one get one) is the term that we all die to hear whenever it comes to pizzas, clothing or our favourite stuffs. Why not try this for a good cause then? Here is a simple recipe to give you a double benefit both in terms of taste and health. A simple orange juice…

Tomato chilly and garlic ketchup

There are times when you feel like making your own combinations as per your taste. Whenever I had savoury snacks like samosa, chaats or crisps, I yearned for a tomato ketchup that had more chilly garlic flavour in it, but I failed to get that in a ready made bottle. This is when my mom…

Paalak Daal/ Spinach and yellow split gram soup

Popeye chose this green leaf over other foods as this super food gave him super energy, strength and power. Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. They help in improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering…

Bhindi Bharwa / Stuffed Okra

This is my mom’s recipe and everyone in the family loves.Whenever we have guests,this recipe is sure to be served and they too love.Even if you are a hard core non-vegetarian,you cannot resist munching these super tasty,tangy bhindis/okras.The best part is the way my mom prepares as you won’t find this style of preparing stuffed…

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….

Moong daal aur dalia ki khichdi/Moong beans and broken wheat khichdi

This is a healthy preparation made especially for pregnant ladies and infants.As both the moong daal/beans and dalia/broken wheat are individually very healthy,I  prepared a khichdi and thought of sharing the recipe. Benefits of dalia: Dalia improves digestion Dalia is high in protein but low in calories Dalia or cracked wheat helps reduce weight Dalia…

Tandoori Ajwain Prawns/Tandoori Carom Shrimps

As its summer,the best time to have barbecues at home.And what can be the best other than the delicious tandoori ajwain prawns.To add a  goodness of health and taste,I have added ajwain or carom seeds in my barbecue book today. Though we all are aware,still sharing few of the multi-benefits of ajwain or carom seeds…