Middle Eastern Flavored Grill Panini Sandwiches

Made this middle eastern flavoured panini sandwich today to give a twist to the usual mix-veg sandwich. We get green chickpeas in winters which are so versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes, chutneys and dips. Made a great hummus with this once and have been hooked to it ever since. Hope…

Veggie Uttapam

Uttapams are a south India speciality usually had for breakfast. I like to make my version with a lot of veggies to make them super healthy and nutritious. They are savoury pancakes and this recipe makes super fluffy and soft ones. Keeping the batter aside for 2 hours or overnight (like I do), does the…

Apple-Beetroot-Carrot Detox Juice

This beetroot, carrot and apple juice is a great detox drink and rejuvenates your body. This is a powerhouse of minerals and vitamins and gives you the needed energy to carry out through the day. This is a fat-free drink which boosts your immunity in winter. I have added carrot and apple in this version,…

Khatta White Dhokla with Peanut Chutney

I have fond memories of my mum making perfectly soft white khatta dhokla with peanut chutney. This is a Gujarati dish made from fermented rice and lentil batter and is usually had for breakfast or evening snack. Since dhoklas are steamed, they are low in fat and a healthy snack option. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes…

Eggless Cinnamon Pancakes with Banana and Chocolate Sauce

This is an eggless pancake recipe I have perfected which makes such great fluffy and soft pancakes. These are a perfect weekend treat in this weather. I have replaced milk with low fat cow’s milk to compensate all the calories one would gain with the chocolate sauce. This is a super quick recipe and I…

Split Green Gram Pancakes with Cucurbitaceae Chutney

Split Green Gram Pancakes with Cucurbitaceae Chutney/Moong Dal Chilla with Kachri ki Chutney is a great breakfast recipe and is quick to make and is a super healthy recipe. Since we use a non-stick pan it cooks in minimum amount of oil and are light and easy to digest and give energy to you throughout…

Plum and Oats Crumble in Salty Caramel Sauce

This is a super quick and healthy dessert which can even be your breakfast if you fancy. The color and tartness of the plums add a different level to the dish and hence my fruit of choice. However, you can definitely make this with peaches or pears as well. I have replaced sugar with honey…

Stuffed Onion Paranthas (Indian Flatbread)

Parathas are a staple North Indian breakfast. All of us from that region in India have fond childhood memories of being pampered by our mums with these heavenly hot parathas. They can be made plain or stuffed with potatoes, grated radish, cauliflower, paneer or finely chopped onions. They are usually served with butter or curd…

Falafel Inspired Potato Cutlets

This falafel styleΒ veg cutlet is made from beaten rice (or poha as it’s called in Hindi) and potatoes. This is a really light and tasty vegetable cutlet recipe, you can add seasonal leafy vegetables like spinach to increase the nutrient content. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 20 minutes SERVINGS: 4 DIFFICULTY SCALE: Medium INGREDIENTS:Β …

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats is the healthiest oats recipe which involved no cooking time and is really easy to make. Keep it in mason jars and it can be easily taken in your handbag and be eaten in a jiffy. You can create several variations by adding seasonal fruits and nuts. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes SERVINGS: 2…

Rava Appe

Appe is a South-Indian snack which resembles coin idlis. It can be prepared with a variety of ingredients like rice, pulse, semolina(rava), etc. I like the Rava version the best as it is instantaneous and quick and doesn’t need overnight soaking. But it would rise up and fluffy if you keep it for 2 hours….