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Homemade Fruit Ice Pops – for Children and Adults alike

orange popsicle

Every summer, my children keep asking for ice cream/ homemade fruit ice pops. Having learnt to make ice cream at home, I prefer to make different flavours and store them in the freezer during the first week of their holidays. This way, their demand for ice creams can be fulfilled instantly and there is no


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Batata Vada – perfect for the cold weather

batata vada

 Originally posted at Mothers Gurukul Batata Vada/Aloo Vada is a popular street food from the state of Maharashtra. Crispy from outside and soft from inside, Batata Vada is truly a party pleaser. Whether you want to serve it as an appetizer or as a meal, these tasty dumplings are just the right choice for rainy


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Recipe: Moong Daal Vadas

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We had little bit of rain last weekend. Samosas, Pakoras are an automatic extension for rain (no matters if it is less..:) They just set the mood to have these snacks. Here is ayummy option – Moong Daal Vadas. Its a perfect side dish and also evening snack served with chutney. I took Moong Daal, since


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Recipe: Poha Patties

Poha patties

Ingredients: 2 cups poha rinsed and drained 2 medium sized potatoes boiled and mashed 2 green chillies finely chopped 2-3 tbsps chopped coriander 2 tsps chilli powder 1 tsp amchur powder or lime juice 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Finely chopped veggies (Optional. I used some chopped cabbage & onion) Semolina to coat the


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Summer Special Recipe: Mango Muffins


Mango season is here in India and so is Mango Mania! Alphonso mango, said to be the King of fruits is what I have used in this recipe. It has a beautiful colour and rich pulp. You may use any mango that is sweet and gives the desired pulp. Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 to


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Explore New Vegetables with Toddler

toddlers, vegetables for toddlers

I wanted my 22 month old daughter to try Bhindi (aka Ladies finger/Okra/vendakkai in tamil) Now I know there are hard-core fans of bhindi out there and then the ones who hate bhindi and would rather eat karela. (confession: I LOVE bhindis, so this is my ploy to make sure she does not join the


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Easy Peasy Toddler Finger Food


When your kid is a toddler, one of the best things to keep them occupied is finger food…you know the kind of food, that they can hold in their hand, take it to their mouth and then chew on it for a while…I used to do this with R when she was younger so that