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Sattu ke Laddu

Sattu ke Laddu Sattu is a flour derived from grinding roasted Bengal Gram which is also known as Dalia Ingredients: Dalia Ki Daal 1 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Ghee ½ Cup Dry Fruits/Saffron for garnishing (optional) Method: Grind Dalia to a fine powder Grind Sugar to […]

No Dairy Ice-cream : Recipe included

I have a sweet-tooth, with a special weakness for Ice-creams. But we know that eating Ice-creams too often is not such a great idea, for your weighing scale. A few years ago when I came across this recipe for ‘ice-cream’ I was skeptical, and though […]

Super-quick Dhokla

    Ingredients: For the Dhokla 1 medium sized katori Besan(gram flour), sieved 1 generous pinch Haldi/Turmeric 3 Tsp Sugar Juice of 1 and 1/2 small Limes/Nimbu’s 1/2 tsp Green Chilly+Ginger Paste Salt, to taste Eno Fruit Salt, 1 small Packet (5 gms) Water For […]

Mushroom – Mattar

  Ingredients: Onions: 2, medium sized, chopped Tomatoes: 2 medium sized, chopped Ginger-garlic paste: 1 Tbsp Salt, to taste Oil: 2 Tsp Cashewnuts: 6-7 pieces, soaked in warm water for 10-15 minutes Mushroom: 250 grams, cleaned and diced (the choice to use the stems is […]

Belgaum Kunda

Ingredients: Milk: 2 Cups Sugar: 3/4th cup + 1 Tsp (Use 1 cup if you like your sweets really sweet) Ghee: 3 Tbsp Rava/Sooji: 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice: 1/2 a lime (to curdle the milk) For the Garnishing: Chopped nuts Method: Heat the 1 Tbsp Ghee […]

Navratri ka Halwa/Sooji Halwa

    Ingredients: 1 Katori Sooji/Rawa 1 Katori + 1 Tbsp Sugar 4 Cups Water 4 Tbsps Ghee Cardamon (Elaichi) Powder 1/4 th Tsp (Optional) Saffron Strands (a generous pinch) (Optional) For Garnishing: Soaked Raisins and roasted and chopped Almonds, Cashews and Pistachios Method: Mix the […]

Iyengar Bakery Style Toast Sandwich

Ingredients: (Serves 2) 4 Slices of Bread (White/Brown/your choice) 1 medium sized Onion, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 medium sized Tomato, deseeded and thinly sliced lengthwise 1/2 a medium sized Carrot, peeled and grated 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Salt and Chaat […]

Sugarfree Dry Dates Halwa

  Ingredients: 250 grams dry Dates (called kharek/khajoor) Milk 1/2 Cup Ghee 3 Tbsp Method: Soak the dates in water overnight. They should be plump and puffed up the next morning Discard the water used to soak the dates in and deseed the dates Grind […]


Makes 10 pieces   Ingredients: 1 Litre Milk  (The richer your milk, the creamier your Sondesh will taste. I used Cow Milk, and the Sondesh still tasted awesome) Juice of half a lime (or more, if required) 3 Tbsps Powdered Sugar (or as per your […]

Eggless Stuffed Mini Pancakes made in Paniyaram/Appe/Paddu Pan

  This dish was inspired by the original recipe by Radha Natrajan S  Makes 14 Pancakes   Ingredients:   1 Cup Maida 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2 Tbsp Sugar 1/4 th Tsp salt 1/4 th Cup Yogurt 1 Cup Buttermilk 2 Tbsp Butter, melted For the filling/stuffing Jam of your […]

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