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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.

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie - Healthy and delicious

  Chocolate Avocado Smoothie!! Made this super yummy guilt free smoothie using Avacados, bananas, cocoa powder, honey, and some milk.Absolutely tastes delicious. I made it two layers by just blending some avacadoes separately without adding cocoa powder.Just once in a while, We do have such quick breakfasts which is not only healthy but flavourful.😋😋 Here's a simple recipe for a two-layered chocolate avocado smoothie: **Ingredients:** - 2 ripe avocados - 1 big ripe banana - 2 tablespoons cocoa powder - 1 cup milk (dairy or plant-based) - 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (optional, depending on your sweetness preference) - Ice cubes (optional, for a colder smoothie) **Instructions:** 1. **Prepare the Green layer:**    - Peel and pit the avocado and banana.    - Place them in a blender along with milk, and sweetener (if using).    - Blend until smooth. If you prefer a thicker consistency, you can add more avocado or banana. If you prefer a thinner consistency, you can add more

Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala

We were craving Pav Bhaji 😋😋but ran out of Pav Bhaji Masala . Then came the idea of preparing it myself at home . Very easy to make with spices you already have at home and in no time🙌🏻 Do try 📌📌 Ingredients: 🌶Coriander seeds 4 tbsp 🌶Cumin seeds 2 tbsp 🌶 Bay leaf 2-3 🌶cloves 6-8 🌶cardamom 2 🌶Cinnamon stick 1” 🌶Fennel seeds 2-3 tsp 🌶 Turmeric 1 tsp 🌶 Amchur powder 1 tbsp 🌶Dried Red Chili’s 8-10 (optional) Instruction: 1. Just dry roast all the dried spices for a minute on low flame , 2. Transfer to a mixer Jar, add turmeric and Aamchur powder & grind into a fine powder. 3. Store in a glass container and refrigerate until you use it. 4. Make a mouthwatering Pav bhaji using this masala powder. Click here for full recipe video 😊👇🏻

Pomegranate Popsicle -No Refined Sugar / 5 ingredients

 Pomegranate popsicles   Have you tried making these pretty popsicles with Greek yogurt and pomegranates?? Very easy to make super tasty frozen treat that you and yours kids would love to have🙌🏻 A hit in my family😀  It is also kind of healthy as it contains nutritious maple syrup instead of refined sugar . Just 5 ingredients are required and look at that pretty pink colour. All naturally coloured. Always say No to artificial colours👍 Ingredients: Greek yogurt 11/2 cup Pomegranate seeds (fresh/frozen) 1 cup + 1/4 cup Maple syrup 1/4 cup Monk fruit sweetener 1/4 cup vanilla extract 1 tbsp Instruction: 🍭Blend 1 cup pomegranates and strain the juice out of it.  🍭 In a bowl add Greek yogurt, pomegranate juice, maple syrup , monk fruit sweetener, vanilla extract and mix well.  🍭Spoon it in popsicle moulds, along with some pomegranate seeds . 🍭 Freeze for 6 hours /overnight. Demould and enjoy!! To see how to make it .. Click this video from my YouTube Channel .

Homemade Eggless Povitica - Sweet bread recipe with walnut filling

  POVITICA (Poviteezah) A traditional Croatian sweet pastry made with a yeast raised dough that is rolled or stretched out thinly and then spread with a nut filling. This gorgeous eggless bread bundt was made for my younger one's birthday we had a small picnic party in a nearby park😀 Recipe inspired by @foodlustpeoplelove INGREDIENTS: FOR THE DOUGH - Dry Activated Yeast 1-5 tsp Warm milk 3/4 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Bread flour / APF 2 1/3 cup Melted butter 2tbsp Vanilla essence 1 tsp Flax meal 11/2 tbsp + Water 3 tbsp Salt 1/4 tsp FOR THE FILLING Walnuts 1 cup Coconut sugar 3/4 cup Cinnamon powder 1 tbsp Warm milk 4 tbsp Melted butter 1/4 cup Vanilla essence 1 tsp  FOR BAKING  Honey/ Maple syrup 1-2 tbsp Raisins 8-10 INSTRUCTION  1.For proofing ,  Add  dry activated yeast in warm milk along with sugar. Mix well and keep aside for 5 minutes.  2. For making the dough, To make Flax egg , add flax meal and water , stir and keep aside for 3 minutes , it will turn into a gel like substance. I

Ramana Prasada | Shri Ram navami special Naivedyam

  In honor of the sacred occasion of Shri Ram Navami, we delve into the significance of Ramana Prasada, the divine offering to Lord Rama.  This auspicious day marks the birth of Lord Rama, celebrating his virtues and teachings. Join me as we explore the essence of this special prasad, a symbol of devotion and gratitude towards the beloved deity. May the blessings of Lord Rama illuminate our hearts and homes on this auspicious day of Ram Navami. Ramana Prasada is one of the easiest Naivedyam Recipes that you can make in under 15 minutes. And it is made up of just 3 ingredients . In North Karnataka , this is to go Naivedyam recipe that we make on this special occasion and offer to Shri Ram along with Kosambari and Panaka.  INGREDIENTS: - Whole Wheat flour 1/2 cup - Jaggery powder 1/4 cup - Ghee 2 tbsp INSTRUCTION: 1. In a pan , add whole wheat flour, ghee and roast it on low flame for 5 minutes . Keep continuously stirring so that it doesn’t burn.  2. The colour will change slowly and it

Kumbala kayi Ghargi / Sweet Pumpkin Fritters ( jaggery sweetened)

 Kumbalakai Ghargi / Sweet pumpkin fritters (Jaggery sweetened) Happy Ugadi /New Year to everyone celebrating🙏 Ghargi/Garige, one of the traditional recipes from North Karnataka is absolutely delicious. This is my Mom's recipe which has been passed on to her by my grandmother. INGREDIENTS: Sweet pumpkin grated 21/2 cups Wheat flour 1 cup Ghee 1 tbsp Jaggery powder 11/2 cup Cardamom powder 1 tsp Poppy seeds 1 tbsp Oil for frying INSTRUCTION: 🌾Heat a pan, add ghee & grated sweet pumpkin.Saute on medium flame for 2-3 minutes. 🌾Now add jaggery powder & mix well for 2 minutes. 🌾Now add Wheat flour, cardamom powder and mix well. Off the flame & let it cool down. 🌾Heat oil in a Kadai, take lemon sized balls out of sweet pumpkin mixture & flatten them slightly ,deep fry them on both sides till they turn light brown. 🌾Transfer on to a paper napkin. Offer as Naivedyam and relish these delicious fritters. Check out my video to see how it is made 😊👇🏻

Sikhedundi (fried sweet laddoo)

One of the authentic oldest sweet recipes almost 200 years ago in Karnataka , Sikhedundi / fried laddoo wherein puran balls are rolled in a urad dal batter and deep fried like wadas.   A recipe worth saving and documenting as we have to take forward the legacy of our elder generations📌📌 Recipe: 👉🏻For Urad dal batter: Urad dal 1 cup Chana dal 2 tsp Rice 1 tsp  👉🏻For Puran / Chana dal jaggery stuffing Chana dal 3/4 cup Water 11/2 cup Jaggery 1/2 cup Cardamom powder 1 tsp Oil for frying 🌺Wash and Soak Urad dal  and Chana dal in sufficient water for 6-8 hours. Grind in a blender jar ti make a thick batter with very less water just like vada batter consistency. Ferment overnight or 6-8 hours.  🌺Wash Chana dal and cook along with water for 4-5 whistles . Remove excess water by straining and mash it with a ladle.  🌺Heat a kadai, add mashed dal, jaggery and cardamom powder. Mix well and Sauté till everything is mashed up  👉🏻Bonus tip: Use a hand blender to make Pooran when in hurry