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Basundi using Coconut Sugar

Homemade Basundi/Rich sweetened with Coconut sugar , flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg and garnished with dryfruits. INGREDIENTS: Organic Milk 2 cups Coconut Sugar 1 cup Cardamom powder 1-2 tsp Nutmeg a pinch Sliced almonds for garnishing  INSTRUCTION: 1.Boil organic milk for a good 45 minutes to make it thick and collect the cream . 2. Add coconut sugar, cardomom powder and nutmeg powder  3.Garnish with sliced almonds..Tastes delicious when chilled.

Baked Khasta Kachori with nut based filling

Hi     Khasta Kachori is one of the most famous Indian snacks popular all over the world.It is nothing but a Crispy Pastry with a mung dal/spiced nuts filling usually deep fried and served with green cilantro chutney.It is a mouthwatering appetizer,also enjoyed for breakfast in North India. I wanted to make a baked version of this and hence tried this for a collab on Instagram.It turned out really tasty and delicious. The main highlights of this yummy recipe are 1.These kachoris are baked in a conventional oven.They can also be deep fried. 2.I have added sourdough to the Kachori dough instead of baking powder to make it more healthier.If the weather is too cold you can start making it two days prior to the day of making kachori.Or You can use baking powder.I will share both the methods. 3.I have made a spiced nut based filling with almonds, pistachios and cashews along with some besan and spices.(please make moongdal filling if allergic to nuts.) 4.I

Chickpea Falafel balls

Chickpea Falafel balls recipe is one of the most popular middle eastern delicacy and is popular all over the world. They are nothing but vegetarian ground chickpeas and herbs fritters served with tahini and hummus.They are naturally vegan and vegetarian usually used in pitas, sandwiches and salads. Chickpeas are one of the important sources of protein especially for vegetarians.So these are healthy along with tasting delicious.I usually fry in avacado oil which is suitable for high heat cooking.So makes it much more healthier.You can fry in any Vegetable oil. I soaked chickpeas overnight and used them the next day.The process is very easy.I have served this with a herbed tahini the recipe of which I will be sharing here too.I like to reduce cooking time so think of an idea where I can make 2 things out of 1 activity. So without waiting ...lets dig in the recipe. INGREDIENTS   For the falafel : Soaked chickpeas 11/2 cup Chopped Parsley 1/4 cup Chopped Cilantro 1/

Crispy Wholewheat Chocochip Cutout cookies

Hello Friends, Chocochip cookies are one of the kid's favourite cookies.Its always a good idea to make cookies at home rather than buying from the store as they are filled with artificial colours,preservatives and unhealthy additives.This recipe also allows you to cut and give them any shape you want which is so much fun. Best to bake along with kids as they will love mixing the batter and cutting them with cute cookie cutters.I made them with my daughter and we both had a great time together. You must also know that they are eggless,wholewheat and made with coconut sugar which makes them a healthier alternative to the storebought ones. This recipe makes around 40 to 50 cookies. As they are always eaten up quickly,I make a lot of them for my family to relish for many days.You can adjust the ingredients ratio according to your needs. So lets dig in the recipe. INGREDIENTS: Wholewheat Flour 3 cups Melted soft butter 1/3 cup Coconut sugar/Brown sugar 2 cups Van

Girmit- A north Karnataka snack delicacy.

Hi Friends, Girmit is a special snack variety of North Karnataka region. It is basically spicy tangy Puffed rice.One of the traditional recipes specially  belongs to Hubli my home town ..lots of memories attached with this  snack. This is one of the most saporous delicacy which will give you so much of refreshing feeling , is healthy at the same time, and makes you hog on it  again and again ...   Let me tell you one thing those who haven’t tried yet this magical snack .. you are definitely missing one of the best things in your life !!  Believe me it’s Super easy to make and very delicious at the same time.. you don’t need any fancy items to make this snack you just need few regular items which you generally have in your pantry.  Specially when you have unexpected guests at home this snack is your savior as you can make it within no time and your guests will not leave home without taking the recipe of this snack and pouring you a loads of compliments..It is just perfect to