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The 72nd Independence day of India is right around the corner. We even have the Toka History series now through September as part of the Gandhi box! So I decided to go with a grab and go snack recipe from the land of Gujarat and capture the feel of India. Here comes the famous dhokla recipe – it’s…

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When we say paneer, the recipes that immediately come to mind are paneer butter masala, paneer tikka and matar paneer. But how about a simple stirfry? Yes, you can make simple matar paneer stir fry too. Today I am going to share this quick and easy kid-friendly matar paneer stir fry that I made in…

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Kichadi is one of the famous and staple food of India. There are different types of kichadi, and every state of India has their signature kichadi recipe. Today, I am going to share the Vrindavan style Saatvik kichadi without any onion and garlic. Kichadi is also known as kitchari, khichuri, kichuri bhaat. This favorite Ayurvedic…

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Summer is here, and with summer break we always look for some coolants and ice-creams to beat the heat. Today I am going to share a special summer recipe that I am sure will make you all nostalgic. It is the paal ice as we say in Tamil, or the Milk Popsicle as we say…

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We moms always look for a well-balanced meal, especially for breakfast. This month, Toka Chef features a recipe for a food item that is filling, yummy, protein-rich and easy to make as well. Wondering what it is? It is the Avocado toast or the Avocado sandwich recipe! Avocados are one of the wonderful fruits of…

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It’s time for the toka chef recipe, and today I am going to share a pasta dish but with a twist! Instead of regular tomato and pesto sauce, how about using carrots for the sauce? And that’s precisely what I am going to share today – a recipe for kid friendly carrot sauce pasta! In…

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Why does it have to always be heart-shaped cookies, cakes or chocolates for Valentine’s Day?  How about presenting a traditional recipe with a simple tweak instead?  Here comes the kid-friendly heart shaped dal dhokli – the Feb month Toka chef recipe! I always call Dal Dhokli Indian wheat pasta simmered in yellow lentil sauce! Last…

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Here comes our first toka chef recipe of the year – Black Eyed Peas Vada / Fritters. These crispy fritters are prepared with cooked black-eyed peas, onion, cilantro, mild spices and with the hint of fennel seeds.  Do you know in the Southern United States, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to…

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We all know pinecones and holiday season are inseparable. I bet pinecones are part of Christmas decoration in each and everyone’s house. But can you eat pinecones? Oh yeah, why not, if its edible? 🙂 That’s what I am going to share for this December month Toka Chef Recipe –  Edible Snowy Pinecones made with Nutella,…

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Time just flies. Here we are in September already ready to celebrate Navratri and Golu. We, at Toka Box,  are super excited about the festivals as well and can you guess what we are going to create this month with our Toka Box? It’s our very own dandiya sticks. Yes, subscribe to our Toka Box this…

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We are exploring the tigers of Ranthambore, Rajasthan this month at Toka Box. So we decided to explore the royal food of Rajasthan too. 🙂 So, here comes the Baked Baati Churma recipe which is a famous Rajasthani delicacy. Baati is nothing but baked wheat rolls, and churma is the crushed baati which is served…

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A balanced diet with proper physical activity is the key to good health. As a parent, it’s our duty to inculcate healthy eating habits in our kids. I know, it is not an easy task. This month our Toka Chef recipe is a kid-friendly, yummy and simple spread – Indian Thali with veggies sneaked in. 🙂…

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Can kids make bread all by themselves? Oh yes! with the Ice Cream Bread. The month of May at Toka Box is all about Mother’s day and so is the recipe! Try this two ingredient bread recipe and wow your mom! A No Yeast, No knead Ice Cream bread – all you need is two main ingredients:…