How to make Paneer (Cottage Cheese) at home

    Paneer or cottage cheese is a wonderful ingredient in cooking. It is full of nutrients too. Homemade paneer is definitely better than the store bought ones. So here is how to make paneer (Cottage cheese) at home. I came to know about cottage cheese, and that it could be made easily at home,…

Aloo Palak – Potatoes in rich spinach gravy

Aloo palak is a popular dish in north India. It goes perfectly with warm rotis for dinner. This green gravy is well seasoned wih spices and made just right for your taste buds. You may or may not puree palak while making aloo palak. However, I have pureed it, giving no chance of removing spinach…

Caramelized Plantain – An easy & tasty snack

Caramelized plantain is a quick solution to your sudden hunger pangs. If you have plantains at home, then this is the quickest recipe that you could think of. This dish require only a minimum number of ingredients. In fact only 3 ingredients – Plantains, ghee and sugar. It is as simple as that. Plantains are…

Easy And Tasty Coconut Chutney

Here is an easy and tasty coconut chutney recipe. I learnt this delicious chutney recipe from my Ummachi (mother-in-law). There are N number of ways that you can prepare coconut chutney, coconut being the main ingredient. While some add green chili, some add red chili powder. Some add garlic, while other..ginger. A few may add…

Seviya Kheer Tartlets/ Semiya Payasam Tartlets

Semiya Payasam Tartlets: Who doesn’t like semiya payasam? It is one of the most popular desserts of India. Both, old and young, enjoy this creamy sweet. You can prepare semiya payasam in different ways. I have learnt to make this delicious treat from Umma. And so, it can never go wrong 🙂 So here, I…

Palak Paneer Paratha

Palak Paneer Paratha is one of the healthiest and tastiest breads that you can ever think of for dinner, or breakfast. Yes, I would say that it is a balanced meal in itself. It has wholewheat flour and amaranth flour that form the source of carbohydrates. The palak (spinach) act as the source of vitamins…

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Rice Cookies

These dainty gluten-free chocolate chip rice cookies are just perfect for evening tea. They taste heavenly when served warm and fresh out of the oven. Allow them to cool and they taste even better!! Yes, these little stars are baked out of rice flour and hence make them completely gluten-free. If the chocolate chips used are…

Almond Milk – How to make Almond milk at home

Making almond milk at home is very easy and simple. I recently prepared this at home for one of my bakes. It is a very quick process. And it yields beautiful textured, smooth and silky milk. It is totally vegan and thus can be used in all vegan bakes. I have baked a Vegan surprise…

Applesauce – How to make Applesauce at home

The term applesauce appears to be very complicated, isn’t it? Even I thought so, until I made it yesterday. You too can make applesauce by pureeing cooked apples. As easy as it could be! And this wonderful ingredient could help you save a lot of calories and fat. Yes, it is one of the best known replacements…

Chocolate Modaks

After winning contests back to back, I am in high spirits to keep it moving.. 🙂 So today’s try was chocolate modaks. It is perhaps the best sweet to try out during this festive season. A small twist to the regular modaks, and there you go…a fusion of traditional and modern flavors..!! ‘Fusion’ was the feedback from hubby dear.. 🙂 It is a super simple recipe and quite easy to prepare if you have rice flour at home. The crunchiness of coconut and the sweetness from the chocolate blends well with the soft outer rice cover. Be sure to cool…