Toddler and Older

Herbed Rice Pops 1

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Rice pops or rice crisps are light and refreshing snack, that comes together in minutes. It is low-fat, nutritious, and delicious. . In India, puffed rice is used for preparing various snacks, made with different spices. Rice crisps or puffed rice is called as ‘mandakki‘ in Kannada language. Often used […]

Bottlegourd and Beans Stir-fry 2

Bottlegourd and Beans Stir-fry 0 (0)

Stir-fry usually involves lot of oil or butter, but this southern Indian, coconut based stir-fry recipe will use only minimal oil. It is tender, flavorful, juicy, easy and quick!  Tastes the best with fresh, tender beans. This one is a basic and simple side dish that goes really well with […]

Vegan Rava dosa |semolina crepes 3

Vegan Rava dosa |semolina crepes 5 (1)

Rava dosa is a popular southern Indian crepe recipe which is typically prepared using semolina, rice flour, and some all purpose flour. It is golden and crispy, and has a lacy texture. Served usually for breakfast along with chutney or sambar. There are myriad ways to prepare rava dosas with […]

Beetroot Paratha

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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 […]

Roasted Makhana snack for kids 4

Roasted Makhana snack for kids 0 (0)

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 […]

Banana Paddu | Balehannu Guliyappa 5

Banana Paddu | Balehannu Guliyappa 0 (0)

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 […]

Rice Vermicelli for babies 6

Rice Vermicelli for babies 0 (0)

Also called as akki shavige/ shavige uppittu. This recipe is for infants older than 10 months. My son is little older than a year, and loves to eat this for snack. Preparation is quick and easy. When I prepare this recipe for his breakfast, I add finely chopped carrots, beans, […]

Broken Wheat Porridge 7

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Also known as Daliya khichidi. Broken wheat is nutritious as it is rich in protein, fiber and iron. It is a one pot meal- broken wheat and veggies along with spices are cooked together in a pressure cooker or Instant pot. It is incredibly light and healthy. The texture of […]

Oatmeal Ball

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Fudgy, moist, and rich energy booster Chocolate Oatmeal Balls are a true delight. Make them at home with this super easy and pretty quick to make recipe! This recipe is a no-bake, has no flour, no refined sugar, & very little oil/butter. It has the goodness of oatmeal, almonds, flax […]