Almond Buckwheat flour Truffles

Almond and buckwheat flour laddoo or truffle is very easy to prepare and needs few basic ingredients. Almond flour, buckwheat flour, jaggery or coconut sugar, butter or clarified butter, coconut shavings. That’s it! In India, buckwheat flour is known as kuttu ka atta. These truffles are a good option during festivities or fasting. Because of an […]

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Beetroot paratha |Beetroot flatbread

There are different ways to make paratha using vegetables. Either by adding vegetable puree, or stuffed, or using grated vegetables as it is. This version is easy and very quick to prepare, as it doesn’t involve prior cooking of beetroot or blending to prepare a puree. Just mix the grated beetroot with some ground spices […]

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Apple and pear puree

Apple and pear is an ideal first food combination. It is easy on their little tummies, quick and tasty food for the baby. Choose apples that are sweeter in taste like royal gala or pink lady. This recipe is freezer friendly and an ideal first food for babies of age range 6-9 months. Please follow […]

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Pineapple Fried Rice

This pineapple fried rice recipe is inspired by a meal I had in of the Thai restaurant in Houston. My husband loves this recipe, as it is a perfect blend of sweet and savoury, seasoned with raisins, turmeric and coriander for earthy flavours. It will be ready in 30 minutes. Usually, when we order pineapple […]

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Roasted Makhana snack for kids

Makhana is known as fox nuts or lotus seeds, often used in quite a few Indian dishes – sweets and curries, also as an evening snack. The roasted makhanas are crunchy, light, and simple . It is nutritious, easy to prepare and yet wholesome and healthy.  This recipe is pretty straight forward and simple, and […]

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Banana Paddu | Balehannu Guliyappa

How do you use overly ripen bananas ? This recipe gives you one of the ways to use them, and it makes a perfect evening snack in combination with chai or coffee. Instant sweet banana appam/paniyaram/paddu is prepared with whole wheat flour, jaggery and coconut. Instead of banana, you can use jack fruit or other […]

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Rava rotti/ Semolina flatbread

Rava is a wheat product that is obtained by grinding wheat husk. It is used in India for preparing various dishes like kichidi, idli, dosa, upma and sweets – laddu, halwa, kesari bath etc. This south Karnataka special recipe can be prepared instantly, and can be quick breakfast option or snack. It is very easy […]

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Cucumber Paddu | Southekai Guliyappa

Cucumber paddu is a breakfast or perfect evening snack item. Savoury and tastes amazing. It can be prepared instantly. No soda/fruit salt required, which makes it a healthy option too. I love the flavour of cucumber in cooked dishes. If you are looking to prepare dishes using cucumber, check this out – cucumber dosa . […]

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Vegan Gobi Manchurian (dry)

Gobi Manchurian is a popular starter, that is crispy, tangy, sweet and spicy. It is prepared by using batter-coated, deep-fried cauliflower florets tossed in flavored sauce. There are different versions of Manchurian recipe – dry, semi-dry, and gravy. The gravy version is usually soft and soggy. I personally prefer the dry form of Gobi Manchurian, […]

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Cilantro Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is a popular side dish that goes perfectly with most of the south Indian breakfast items like idli, dosa, paddu, rottis , vada and a lot more. It is prepared using fresh coconut, bengal gram/chana dal, ginger, and chillis . In the recipe below, I have added fresh coriander leaves and tamarind. You […]

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