Chocolate Orange Brownies – How to make Chocolate Orange Brownies

These Chocolate Orange Brownies are as delicious as they look. Luscious bitter chocolate (75% cocoa) chunks are added to make these tasty and healthy brownies.  Yes, they definitely are healthy. These no-sugar, no-butter, no-all purpose flour brownie squares are really meant for a guilt free indulgence. A lot of healthy components are carefully packed inside this bake….

Nutty Chocolate Marble Loaf Cake

  This healthy nutty chocolate marble loaf cake is actually the result of an experiment. But actually the expected result was something else.. 🙂 Yes…it happens in baking, especially. But whatsoever the cake turned out to be super yummmm and irresistible. After all it is a chocolate cake 🙂 So actually I had attempted to…

Upside Down Fresh Fruit Cake

How about all your favorite fruits chopped down into a healthy bake?? It is not only pleasing to your eyes, but to your tummy too. Amidst this festive season filled with treats of dry fruits, here is presenting an upside down fresh fruit cake that is made partly with wholewheat flour. You may use any…

Egg Coconut Curry

Coconut just goes well with almost anything, you know..may it be fish, chicken, or eggs… This special recipe using freshly grated coconut with some spices, is perfect to be had with appam, idiyappam or even rice. I’ve picked this recipe from my Aati who prepared it so deliciously that day. Being not so spicy, Tanu also loved the gravy. However, you could always adjust the spice levels. This is a very quick recipe that could be made in minutes, if you have fresh grated coconut. The eggs need no hard boiling, thus saving time. It is a very simple poached…

Part Wholewheat Pista Cake

Today is my Shirazkaaka’s birthday and I wanted to surprise him with a cake.. Actually a cake is not the surprise factor here..but the cake of his favorite flavor, is. Yes, he loves anything and everything in Pista flavor, may it be ice-creams, wafers, cream cones or anything. So this is the first time I am baking a pista cake for the love of my life.. 🙂 Another interesting thing about this cake is it’s crunchy topping. Wow..!! that was the most delicious part – the nutty and crackling layer. The soft and moist cake topped with this sweet and…

Chicken Spring Rolls – A Perfect Tea Time Snack

My daughter just loves this crispy snack. I realized this only when my sister once prepared these delicious rolls, when we were at her place. Not to mention, my sister prepares scrumptious and flavorsome dishes like a pro. So, that day my daughter had a very nice treat. Actually she is very choosy when it comes to savory dishes, but this one she would munch on at any time of the day! It might seem a bit lengthy process for a first timer, but once you get the knack of it, it is super easy. The crunchy crust and the…

White Chocolate Brownies

My first try on brownies.. The white chocolate brownies.. not blondies actually, as I’ve used chocolate chunks. Tastes divine, and is made with bajra (pearl millet) and wholewheat flours. This was made specially for my ‘chocolatey’ daughter to begin her holidays on a happy (& healthy) note 🙂 These are totally healthy as I’ve used pearl millet and whole wheat flours. You could try using equal parts of both, or only wheat flour to make the texture less crumbly. I have used brown chocolate curls as topping for more appeal and taste.

Mango Caramel Custard

Caramel custard pudding deserves a place of its own in the world of desserts. Its softness and the taste soothe your mouth as well as tummy. If you are a mango lover, this tweak into the classic creme caramel recipe would make you go madly in love with it. Let us see how to make this interesting sweet. This dessert gives you a totally melt in the mouth experience, with the mango flavor awakening your taste buds. This would be a good try the next mango season, when you have ripe, juicy and fleshy mangoes available in abundance. Topped with…