After school snack, Festival Recipes, Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Festive Special Foxtail Millets Laddu | Thinai Laddu


Don’t we all love laddus? Earlier in October, I posted Rava Laddu and now it’s time for Millet laddu. I prepared this laddu using the foxtail millet popularly known as Thinai in Tamil and Kangni in Hindi. It is the second-most widely planted species of millet. (The first one is pearl millet or Kambu/Bajra). It


Festival Recipes, Recipes

Party & Potluck Special – Bombay Biryani | Vegetarian Version


The holiday season is in the air. Holiday seasons always calls for potlucks and parties which of course means yummy food. Today I am going to share the vegetarian version of one of the signature recipes from India – Biryani specifically Bombay Biryani which is a perfect party pleaser. The history of biryani root backs


Festival Recipes, Recipes

Eggless Carrot Oatmeal Cookies


Holiday season always calls for baking. Last month, I posted simple 1 minute microwave eggless cookie. This time I am going to post a traditional conventional oven baked cookies. Gingerbread cookies and christmas are inseparable. Like many other Christmas traditions, the origin of this classic christmas cookie lies ages ago. These  Christmas cookies are heavily


Cooking, Recipes

Start Baking – Recipes for Fall


“Real Food doesn’t “have” Ingredients. Real Food is Ingredients” —  Jamie Oliver. Baking is incredible.  It  is a great activity for bonding and it is easy to get kids to help you in the kitchen when yummy treats are involved. Try these autumn- inspired recipes and bake cakes,cookies and muffins. These are the perfect ways to celebrate


Quick N Easy, Recipes

Quick and Easy Fried Fish with Shan Spice Blend | Taste Happiness


This past weekend, my husband was coming home from a work trip. He was gone for 2 weeks. The kids had driven me crazy and if you ask them they would probably say the same about me. With my husband’s return, there was light at the end of the tunnel. I made plans next day


After school snack, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Snack

Eggless 1 Minute Microwave Cookies


It’s the holiday season and holiday season calls for baking. Before getting into some traditional baking for this season, how about some simple microwave ones? Here comes the Eggless 1 minute Microwave cookies. This is a simple eggless soft chewy cookie that can be whipped up within 5 minutes.  You can prepare fresh cookies everyday with different


Festival Recipes, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Qubani ka Meetha | Khubani Ka Meetha


Diwali the festival of lights is right around the corner and this time it’s just before the Halloween. We have been posting Diwali books and our craft this time was around Diwali too. I already posted Rava ladoo but wanted to post one more sweet delicacy that goes with both Diwali and Halloween. I love


After school snack, Festival Recipes, Food, Recipes

Festive Season Special | Choco Rava Laddu


The month of october is full of festivals this time. Navratri is already here and then Diwali and then of course Halloween. The holiday season mood is in the air. To celebrate this holiday season, we are presenting a simple yet yummylicious sweet recipe – the choco rava laddu.  Rava laddu is one among the traditional


Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Snack

Recipe for Gestational Diabetes – Puffed Barley Chaat


Puffed Barley Masala Snack – our first diabetic friendly recipe. A diabetic diet is a simple healthy meal that will help you control your blood sugar. You diet should include healthy carbs and fiber rich food. It also advised to avoid saturated and Trans fat and also sodium. Eating food at regular interval helps to


After school snack, Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Super Simple Braised Baby Potatoes | Healthy Way of Eating Potatoes

braised potatoes

Most kids love potatoes, don’t they! From French fries to tater-torts to hash browns, potatoes are a favorite snack! However, as a mom the unhealthiness of the deep-fried and store bought form is a concern. Well, why not try braising them instead, at home, a better alternative for sure and it does taste super yummy! And what’s more its an


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Sweet And Sour Mango Curry | Onam Sadya Special Mambazha Puliserry

Mambazha puliserry is one among the popular puliserry recipes from God’s own country, Kerala. It’s is a sweet and sour and mild curry prepared with ripe mangoes cooked in yogurt coconut gravy. Traditionally this recipe calls for the nattu manga or small ripe mangoes. All we need to do is peel and skin and use


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Microwave Mawa Mango Mothak For Ganesh Chaturthi


Ganapatha Bappa Morya!!! 🙂 Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all. Did you check our september month box? We have super fun books and activities and of course there are bonus activities too. Check out what we have in store for you next month. But before that, here is our easy peasy, kids friendly – Microwave Mawa Mango Mothak


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Tiranga Popsicle | Independence Day Special


We are going to celebrate our 70th Independence day this Monday. Here is a special, kids friendly recipe to celebrate the occasion – Tiranga Popsicle or Tri Color popsicle. Let the kids learn about our Flag and the color significance via this recipe. So before getting into the recipe, let me share some interesting facts


Quick N Easy, Recipes, Sneaking Vegetables

How to use Asparagus in Indian Cooking


Continuing with our American Vegetables in Indian Food series… Here is another interesting Indian recipe with asparagus. Thogayal or Thuvaiyal or Chutney for Rice is one of the quintessential South Indian Recipe. Rice with Thogayal and chips is an amazing and filling meal on its own. This is a Thogayal recipe prepared with asparagus. Thanks to my


Quick N Easy, Recipes, Sneaking Vegetables

The Goodness of Avocados in A Lassi!


Avocado lassi is a smooth, rich and creamy yogurt drink prepared with avocado, yogurt and sugar with a hint of saffron and cardamom. It’s perfect summer recipe to quench your thirst and at the same time it is filling recipe too. Believe me, it is very filling. We (I and Preethi) were able to manage