Sabudana Halwa(Tapioca Pearls)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sabudana cooked in 3 cups of water. Saffron strands3-5 Cashew nut bits 1 spoon 2-3 Almonds slivered  2 Apricots-sliced finely Raisins-1 spoon Walnuts-3 chopped Pumpkin seeds-1 spoon Brown Sugar 3 table spoons Ghee-1 table spoon. Cardamom powder -1/4 spoon. Method: Run the cooked sabudana pearls under running water and strain and keep…

Poha(Beaten Rice) Sheera

Ingredients: Thick Poha 1 cup Jaggery-1/2 cup grated Cardamom-1/2 spoon ground powder Ghee-3 table spoons Apricots-6-7 sliced thinly Nuts and raisins -1 spoon each. Warm water1 cup. Method: In a pan take 1 table spoon of ghee and roast the poha until crisp. Now dry grind the roasted poha for 2 to 3 seconds to…

Dry Fruits & Multi Grains laddoo’s

These ladoos can be enjoyed guilt free as it has no sugar and also the ghee used is for binding purpose. Rich and nutritious and cannot stop at one…. Ingredients: Ghee-3 table spoons Pitted Dates-10 Raisins-2 table spoons Roasted poha-1/4 cup Dedicated coconut-1/4 cup Toasted Amaranth seeds-1/4 cup Toasted oats-1/4 cup Poppy seeds-1 table spoon…

Pin wheel Sandwiches

Pin wheel sandwiches. These sandwiches taste yummy with fresh bread as rolling them becomes easier. I prefer to make them from bakery breads, be it whole meal, brown or white bread. You have the choice of asking the baker to slice it horizontally unlike the normal bread. In case there is no choice you could…

Matti Gulla talasani

Garlic cloves-5 to 6 crushed2 matti gullas chopped into big pieces. Oil-1 spoon Mustard-1/4 spn Red chillies chopped-3 Green chillies-1 slit Take oil in a kadai and add mustard, slit green chillies, chopped red chillies and when it splatters add in chopped matti gullas and on a covered lid cook for about 10 mins. Add…

Pumpkin& Khoya Halwa

This is a delicious melt in the mouth Halwa, rich in nutrition as it has dry fruits and pumpkin cooked in ghee and then milk. The Khoya and pumpkin combination I felt is awesome! Ingredients: 1 cup grated pumpkin Brown sugar -2 table spoons Milk powder-3/4 cup Cardamom-4-5 pods finely powdered. Ghee around 2 table…

Kokum Saaru

Had some fresh kokum peels and so soaked them and cooked them and made devastana saaru or burri jevan saaru what we Amchis call it. I have just replaced the tomatoes with kokum. Tastes so yumm. Ingredients: Chana dal-1 spn Kokum peels-5-6 Water -2 cups Grated coconut-1 table spn Cumin-1/2 spn Coriander seeds-1 .5 t…

Frozen Berries & Oats Smoothie

A creamy textured smoothie rich in antioxidants and natural sugar. Healthier option as no extra sugar is added. You may add a spoon of honey if needed. Ingredients Oats-1/4 cup Frozen berries(Strawberries,Cherries,Blue berries,Black berries and Ras berries)- 2 table spoons Chia seeds-1/4 spoon Walnuts-4-5 Method: Blend all of the above and pour in a cup….

Almond Kheer (Badam)

Almonds(Badam )Kheer Ingredients: Almonds-1/2 cup Milk-2 cups Brown Sugar-3table spoons Cardamom-3-4pods powdered. Method: 1.Soak 1/2 cup almonds for about 3 hours. 2.Peel the skin and adding a little milk make a paste and keep aside. 3.Take about 5-6 almonds and chop them length wise and keep aside. 4.Take a saucepan and boil the milk 5.Now…

Banana Stem Raita

Banana stem is very beneficial and is highly nutritious. It’s used for many health issues like regulating the blood pressure and cholesterol. Healing kidney stones. Digestive problems like acidity and gastric issues. Including it in ones diet on a regular basis helps to keep ourselves healthy. Ingredients:Banana stem-1 piece.(tender stem) 1 spoon Lemon juice Salt…

Banana suji rava tawa fry

Nendra bananas which are a speciality of Kerala is normally used for this rava fry. Ingredients: Chilli pdr-1 table spoon. 1/2 spn coriander seeds powder(coarse) 1/4 spn jeera pdr(coarse) Salt to taste. 1/2 spn lemon juice 1 table spoon rice flour. Method: 1.Slice the ripe bananas. 2.Take all the above ingredients and mix well. Marinate…

Pitted Cherry 🍒Chutney.

Today wanted to try something tangy and spicy….Something different! Try it out it tastes yummy with roti as well as rice and curds. Ingredients: Pitted cherries-4 Grated coconut-3 table spoons Cumin seeds-1/2 a spoon Red chillies-3 Method: 1.Soak the cherries in a little water and chop them. 2. Squeeze about 3 to 4 drops of…