Baked root vegetable cutlet

Monsoon soon approaching Mumbai and it is one of my favorite times in the city. There is something about Mumbai rains that makes it more special. And nothing beats hot-spicy snacks with a hot cup of strong filter coffee on rainy days. Since I’m going the healthy way I’ll be coming up with lot of…

Chocolate cherry cake

Back with another delicious recipe with cherries. I was thinking what else to make with cherries after baking the rose buns with cottage cheese and cherry compote. I didn’t want to simply use cherries as topping for dessert, I wanted to bake something with it. A chocolate cake was on my to do list for…

Rose bun filled with cottage cheese and cherry compote

After mango it’s now cherry season. When you go to market you find Cherries all around. Cherries look so pretty and can be used to make any boring looking plate into a gourmet delight. Cherries are super food packed with anti oxidants, vitamins, minerals. They are nature’s true healing food which are known to have numerous…

Lau chingriย 

Lau chingri is bottle gourd cooked with shrimps, a delicacy from West Bengal. I love authentic Bengali cuisine, most of the recipes are so simple with minimal ingredients, yet so flavorful. It’s the same with Lau chingri, the humble bottle gourd gets a complete makeover by the use of shrimps. The shrimps just takes this…

Banana and almond flour coconut cookies

Today was the day to bake cookies for my little one. I always try to bake nutritious stuffs for him. So I was going through my shelf for various ingredients that I had. That’s when I found the banana flour which was lying in a corner.  I purchased it a couple of months ago and…

Coffee Cake

Coffee is one of the most common and loved flavor in cakes. I had baked this healthy Coffee cake for a Heart Healthy recipe contest conducted by Ovenderful Mom Baker’s Community, my favorite healthy baking group on facebook. The theme of the contest was to make bakes with heart healthy ingredients. So I came up…

Madras Tea shop style Butter biscuits

Butter biscuits were my childhood favorite. It was so addictive that I could keep eating them. These were regular biscuits along with Marie and cream cracker back home in Chennai. Dunking them in tea used to make it extra delicious. Though I never used to drink tea (I still don’t) but I always took some…

Wheat and Jowar Tutti Frutti cake

I love to eat and bake these kind of simple old tea cakes. Tutti frutti cake is my hubby’s favorite. He is just not fond of cream cakes so I generally bake tea cakes. Even I have lost interest in iced cakes, don’t like them anymore. Moreover my bakes are healthy without refined flour. Though…

Peanut Jagerry Coconut cookies

Back with another coconut cookies. I totally love coconut in cakes and cookies, it just makes everything so special! The combination is just perfect. I have used egg here which has also given a nice flavor to the cookies. Usage of jagerry and egg makes these cookies soft and chewy. Ingredients Peanuts 40 g Desiccated…

Garlic Pepper grilled Prawns

I have been meaning to post a recipe for a ‘Dish under 20 minutes’ for a recipe contest, that’s when I came up with this quick and delicious garlic pepper grilled prawns. It is such a simple recipe even a child can make it. This can be a perfect snack for your sudden guests at…

Mango and Coconut cookies

I love coconut and somehow it combines so well with every flavor without losing it’s own flavor, in fact it gives that extra zing. I found the combination of mango and coconut so delicious in these cookies. The cookies are crunchy on the outside, soft and chewy inside. If you like soft and chewy cookies…

Chicken Salami stuffed Pizza swirl bread

A tasty yummy stuffed pizza bread recipe. With goodness of whole wheat makes this a very healthy treat. A vegetarian version of it without the salami is yummy too. I tried both versions and both are delicious! I make this often for our weekend breakfast. Ingredients For bread Organic whole wheat 250 g Fine semolina…