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Category: Guilt free snacks

Mini Khandvi Bites

Mini Khandvi Bites

Khandvi is one of the best known Gujarati snack items on the Indian plate!It consists of Gram Flour/Garbanzo Bean Flour/Besan which is cooked to a paste,spread out thinly and rolled up.I gave this a delicious twist as I made it into bite sized delights to […]

Yogurt Fruit Bark

Yogurt Fruit Bark

There is a new dessert which has been invented recently called the “Bark”! Bark literally means the dried up covering of a tree trunk broken into random pieces!This recipe has maybe followed that criteria only to have become famous and garnering more followers by the […]

Roasted Tomato and Carrot Soup

Roasted Tomato and Carrot Soup

MY LAST POST IN YEAR 2017 This is both a Winter Soup as well as a great Christmas Dinner option!It contains a whole lot of healthy nutrients,plus warming agents and lip smacking goodness of vegetables like Carrot and Tomato which means the body is getting […]

Ghugni (A Bengali snack for Durga Pujo)

Ghugni (A Bengali snack for Durga Pujo)

Ghugni is a Bengali snack made from dried yellow Peas or “peeli matar” as it is called in Hindi.You can get this almost everywhere in all towns and cities and it is widely used both as an accompaniment with rice or roti or as a […]

Kanchipuram/Kanjeevaram Idli (Lentil and Rice Savoury Cakes)

Kanchipuram/Kanjeevaram Idli (Lentil and Rice Savoury Cakes)

Kanchipuram or Kanjeevaram as it is more popularly known is a small but bustling religious town known for its temples,the beautiful silk sarees and this delicious and healthy breakfast option called by the name of the place – Kanchipuram Idli.What is so special about this […]

Mixed Vegetable Shahi Seekh Kebabs

Mixed Vegetable Shahi Seekh Kebabs

The vegetarians among us feel deprived sometimes when we see the meat eaters on the planet gorge of succulent kebabs and seekh and feel if only they had an option to enjoy the same in vegetarian options.This is a delicious vegetarian seekh without Onion and […]

Black Chickpeas/Kala Chana Sundal (South Indian Chickpea Stir Fry)

Black Chickpeas/Kala Chana Sundal (South Indian Chickpea Stir Fry)

I have posted the recipe for Chana Sundal earlier on the blog and now I have used the darker version also called Kale Chane.These are popular for festive occasions especially when an offering is made to the Goddess Durga/Parvati and her various avatars.In Northern India […]

Creamy Vegetable Pasta (gluten free)

Creamy Vegetable Pasta (gluten free)

A great method of cooking healthy food is through steaming and this was the theme for the 103rd Foodiemonday Bloghop.This delicious theme selected by Priya Iyer from thephotowali.wordpress.com I chose something really healthy which would justify the process of steaming.Something gluten free and which was […]

Fruit and Vegetable Summer Pasta Salad

Fruit and Vegetable Summer Pasta Salad

I prefer having salads in the hot Indian summers.They make us feel so light and add to our¬†weight loss programs.Apart from the common salad vegetables,salads can be made with pasta and added fruits as well. I chanced to come across a Beetroot flavoured pasta (Fusilli […]

Gulkand(Rose Petal Preserve) and Mango Chia Seeds Breakfast

Gulkand(Rose Petal Preserve) and Mango Chia Seeds Breakfast

Chia Seeds have been touted as the new superfood in the present health scenario!There are growing cases of health issues with everyone owing to sedentary lifestyles and hectic work not to mention the pressure,stress and disappointments in modern day living!We have to blame ourselves for […]

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