Baked Bengali style shingara – Baked Bengali samosa

I wonder who doesn’t love samosas.. Samosas are the most loved Indian snacks but did you know that samosas weren’t originated in India? It was believed to have originated in the Middle East and introduced to India by traders. Samosas are eaten in various other regions of Asia with different fillings. Within India, the samosa…

Baked macher dimer bora

Bengalis are known for their love for fish. It is said “maache bhaate bangali” i.e fish and rice makes a Bengali. A meal is incomplete without fish and it is pretty much the same at my house too. We love fish, though we don’t eat fish in every meal but at least 4-5 days a…

Wheat and flax seeds cheese crackers

Healthy crackers made with whole wheat and flax seeds meal. I just loved the way these turned out! Loved the nuttiness from the flax, whereas cheese and pepper made these extra delicious. I wanted to bake something similar to cream cracker as my hubby likes them and he wanted me to bake something like that….

Baked poha, raw banana and potato cutlet

A simple and nutriticious baked cutlet to try out for your family. Monsoon has set in full swing and nothing better than these hot cutlets to accompany your tea or coffee. The best part is these are baked, so you can enjoy them guilt free. You can make the mash and store in fridge for…

Sprouted ragi chicken cutletย 

I had sprouted ragi at home so I wanted to try out this healthy cutlet. Ragi is highly nutriticious with calcium, iron, vitamin C. Sprouted ragi is super food with all nutrients doubling up! I still feed my little one sprouted ragi flour porridge everyday for breakfast. I came up with this idea of using…

Lau er kofta prepared with baked koftasย 

A Bengali delicacy, lau er kofta is bottle guard dumplings in a spicy gravy. I have baked the koftas instead of deep frying them. I choose to bake or grill over frying in my day to day cooking because they are healthy and best alternative without comprising much on the taste of the dish. Bottle…

Baked vermicelli Malpuaย 

There are times, when you end up baking something you never really planned to, and times, when you do lot of planning yet end up making something entirely different. Also there are times when everything goes as per plan and prior research. For me, it is mostly the first two situation. Although I’m generally a…

Beetroot bread

An organic whole wheat beetroot bread flavored with garlic, rosemary and basil infused olive oil. It is beautifully flavored and textured bread. Beetroot adds a nice sweet taste that blends so well with garlic, rosemary and the basil oil. It looks so pretty too! The colour is natural from beetroot. It goes great with a…

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…

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…