Monday, September 29, 2014

Eggless Moist Chocolate Brownies | Classic Chocolate Chip Brownies | Yogurt Based Brownie Recipe

I have already posted fresh cherries infused brownies (egg based) since its a wish to post an eggless version of basic brownie. I have adapted the same and tried several times before publishing the recipe here.

Kids Lunch Box Ideas

My two kids go school in different timings (both are under age 5). My little one is going school for a part time though he takes snack/lunch, both kids are picky eaters they love baked goodies and still rice is a challenging one to them ;-) Anyways after returning home I feed them with our Indian traditional rice, poriyal

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mochai Kottai Sundal | Kadu Vaal Stir Fry

I am wishing you all dear readers Happy Navrathri. Navratri/Navarathri is an important major festival which is celebrated all over India. Today is the first day of Navratri (9 nights) during these nine nights, nine forms of Lakshmi/Saraswathi/Durga/Shakti/Devi are worshiped and the tenth day is commonly referred to as Vijayadashami or "Dussehra" (also spelled Dasara). During Bommai Kolu (Tamil) either sweet or savory

Monday, September 22, 2014

Plain or Sweet Popovers | No Special Pan Required

A popover is an American version of Yorkshire pudding and similar batter puddings made in England since the 17th century.  It is light, hollow roll made from eggs, typically baked in muffin tins or dedicated popover pans, which have straight-walled sides rather than angled.Popovers may be served either as a sweet—topped with fruit and whipped cream for breakfast or with afternoon tea— or with meats at lunch and dinner. The name "popover" comes from the fact that the batter swells or "pops" over the top of the muffin tin while baking. Another name for them is Lapplander. (Info:wikipedia). I have baked this popovers for the

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Simit | Turkish Sesame Seed Ring Bread | Egg Free Butter Free Bread Recipe

For this month baking partner’s challenge Swathi has suggested this bread which is a famous Turkish strueet food Simit. I made with bread flour, if you can use it otherwise use all purpose flour /maida or make bread flour of your own (For 1 Cup Maida/All purpose flour add 1 tablespoon of vital wheat gluten). Also original

Monday, September 15, 2014

Broccoli Peanut Stir Fry | Healthy Broccoli Side or Salad | Poriyal Recipe

Broccoli has loads of health benefits, reduces cancer risk, prevents osteoarthritis, protects your skin against UV light, so and so!!! So here is one healthy stir fry recipe that I usually make at home which is masala free too!!! You can have as it is, as a side or can be taken as salad!!! I clicked these pictures few months back

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Thattai Kottai Surakkai Kuzhambu | Red Chori Beans Curry | Karamani Bottle Gourd Gravy

Today's recipe Karamani Kuzhambu/Thattai Kottai Surakkai Kulambu is my mom's signature recipe which is very tasty and healthy ie protein rich red beans and veggies mixed curry. This gravy goes very well with

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Kadala Parippu Prathaman | Chana Dal Payasam | Onam Recipe

Onam is around the corner and my dear fellow bloggers keep on posting onam sadhya recipes so I was thinking yesterday to prepare pradhaman at least and post before the festival. Whenever we visit Bhagavathi Amman Temple in Kerala I never miss to taste those pradhamans, since from then it was my dream to make
Pradhaman at home, luckily I got that same perfect texture and taste in my first attempt!!!  I referred

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hokkaido Chiffon Cupcakes | Very Soft Party Cup Cakes Recipe

As a token of First Anniversary Celebration for International Food Challenge (IFC), Saraswathi has asked us to pick one recipe from the missed challenges which includes 12 different cuisines that were explored in last year. Since I have not touched Japan cuisine, I choose this Hokkaido cupcakes as listed by her under