Spinach Ricotta Ravioli

Italian is my favourite cuisine after Indian . I can eat pasta with as much love as I eat Dal Rice. I find Italian food similar to Indian food coz of the use of garlic, onions and tomatoes used in it , which are also basic staples in Indian tadka or curries. Raviolis have been…

Sinful Mocha Tart – no bake

This recipe is specially for all those chocolate lovers who crave a no sugar sinful mocha dessert in short period of time and no bake. This is one of the most luscious, decadent dessert with a buttery biscuit base and luscious chocolate centre and topped with Nutella or Biscoff butter, nuts and chocolates. This is…

Baked Methi Mathri

My kids love to munch on Mathris or indian crispy bites . We always take a boxful of them on our trips as they are a perfect crispy savoury snack on the go and they last long. Mathris are deep fried bite sized savoury snack. I wanted to make them healthy for kids so I…

Herbed Veggie Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is my favorite bread to make at home. It has a crisp outside and soft inside, and is perfect to serve with dinner, soups or even sliced in half and used for sandwiches. The best part is that it’s naturally vegan. This garlic veggie herbed focaccia bread recipe is very simple to make –…

Eggless Sinful Mocha Muffins

My daughter is chocolate crazy and double chocochip muffins are her absolutely favourite. I make these sinful mocha muffins combining her love of chocolate with my craziness for coffee. These are most decadent, soft, moist and delectable chocolate muffins and you don’t need any frosting on it to enjoy them. Just warm them up and…

Eggless chocolate mousse

The most luscious, creamy, soft , decadent dessert is a mousse. I have always craved to make a perfect , airy, light mousse but I never got a chance to make it. But in recent lockdown times, baking is a regular affair. I had some leftover ganache in refrigerator from Father’s Day cake and some…

Wholewheat Double chocochip cookies

I have always shared that my cooking revolves around my kids, but this healthy chocochip cookie revolves around my nephew. He had this holiday homework to make something using flameless cooking. And he is a great chocolate lover. He wanted me to make a chocolate cookie. But being the health nut that I am, I…

Quick Mango Ice Cream – Vegan

Summer is a time of ice-creams , sorbets and sherbets . But, mostly they are full of sugar , preservatives and fat. I like to make simple Ice lollies for my kids with fresh seasonal fruits. One of my favourite to make is a creamy vegan, gluten free, fat free quick mango ice cream. This…

Kadhi pakora – comfort food

Sunday afternoons are incomplete without two of my favourite dishes. Either it has to be Rajma – Chawal or Kadhi – Chawal. Kadhi is one of the dishes which takes us to our childhood and is a total comfort food . A lazy Sunday afternoon with a piping hot bowl of kadhi and some plain…

Vegan Gluten free granola

Granola is one of the healthiest breakfast. These crunchy small bites with the goodness of nuts and almonds give the day a nutritious boost. Oats being heart friendly also give a feeling of fullness. I prefer to have these with coconut milk and they taste delicious. You can have them with almond milk or with…

Tomato soup – Restaurant style

A warm bowl of tomato soup is soup satisfying and it’s a bowl full of nutrition. Mostly, my tomato soup never turned out to be really good. Either it was too thick or too thin. Then I came across this recipe and made soup this style and turned out to be the best ever restaurant…

Oat Breadsticks

We all love to have a warm bowl of soup on a lazy evening. But, it becomes soul satisfying along with some crispy buttery breadsticks. This buttery , crisp breadsticks we get in restaurant is one of the main reason why we love to have soup in restaurants rather than at home. What we get…

Chocolate mousse- two ingredient

Chocolate mousse sounds like a bowl of decadent yummiliciousness … it’s a bowl which transports you to heaven. But also, it’s very difficult to get the right texture and is high in fat and calories. Then from the dessert heaven arrived Heston Blumenthal, and made an impossible chocolate mousse with the two ingredients which are…

Jaggery Digestive Cookies

We all try to eat healthy but the cookie lover hidden inside us makes us grab that one cookie which is loaded with refined sugars, all purpose flour and loads of butter. So, here I bring you a tasty , delectable, yummy option of a cookie made with the humble Jaggery or Gur which we…

Coconut oat cookies

Coconut flavour cookies taste yumm with a hot cup of tea. Add in the goodness of oats and honey and we get a healthy cookie. It’s crispy at bottom and soft and chewy in the centre. These chewy cookies are super delicious. I made them like regular cookies as my kids and father like them…

Date nut squares

I have a sweet tooth. That is very well evident from my blog. But the one recipe which I love the most because I can eat it guilt free and can also gift it on Diwali , is Date Nut Squares. It has zero refined sugar, healthy nuts and iron rich dates. You can eat…

Walnut almond fudge

The most easy to make, quick, sinful , decadent and delectable no fail chocolate dessert is walnut almond fudge squares. It’s a no bake recipe, quickly done and super delicious. Walnuts and almonds are optional. You can use either of two, both or neither. You need good quality dark chocolate for this and not the…

Dhokla

Soft, spongy , gluten-free, sweet , salty , tangy – the dhokla is one of the most frequently eaten snack in India. We all love to eat dhokla but many times we are unable to make perfect dhoklas. It has been the story of my life. I have tried umpteen recipes to get a perfect…

Eggless Marble cake

Marble cakes look gorgeous and taste soft and delicate. They somehow take them to your childhood and they taste like the Britannia chocolate vanilla cake slices we used to get. For a school bake sale, I decided to make this sponge Chocolate Marblr cake and then glaze it with ganache and then top with some…

Fruit parfait

Easy to make, healthy, fresh and a beautiful beginning to your day – yogurt parfaits . Quickly whipped up, can be eaten at any time of day, a perfect low calorie dessert to a fres morning breakfast, your on the go snack to tv couch binge eating. It’s so easy that my daughter has been…

Aloo tikka chaat

Delhi is the land of chaat. It’s very rare to find someone who doesn’t like Delhi ki chaat. But being a health freak stops me from enjoying this spicy flavoured treat. So one fine day, I decided to combine the two famous chaats – Aloo tikka and aloo ki chaat and combine to make a…

Soya tikka masala

The west in in love with chicken tikka masala but we vegetarians are always creative. My husband being a total Delhi – wala loves his soya chaap gravy with rumali roti. With the quarantine and all restaurants being closed , he has no chance to eat them. Enters my crazy brain and my love for…

Nucchina unde – steamed pakora Karnatak style

Like many people in this world , loosing weight is an ongoing procedure in my life. I keep trying to add new healthy recipes in my life which can satisfy my taste buds and also keep my weight in control. This Karnataka style steamed pakora was a revelation- low fat low carbs low cal yet…

Paneer tikka – oven baked

Panner tikka is a vegetarians go to snack at any party , festival or whenever they wana binge on snack. Its a super healthy , low carb , full on protein snack which is loved by everyone of any age. My kids prefer to eat them in morning breakfast on a day off. Its a…

Paneer Lababdar

My son is one of the most finicky eater I know. He doesn’t touch any healthy pumpkin, sunflower seeds nor almonds. All he loves is his paneer. So finally I decided to make his favourite paneer lababdar with a gravy full of nutrition. Rather than adding cashew-nuts , I decided to add various types of…

Mango rose chia bowl

Recently I have started experimenting with different type of chia bowls for breakfast. Then , I saw this beautiful flower made out of mango slices and decided to make a rose flavour chia pudding decorated with mango rose on top. Try this refreshing , light and low cal chia pudding for breakfast and start your…

Coconut chia bowl

Breakfast bowl or brekkie bowls is my favourite breakfast… easy to relish on a lazy day… full of nutrition and taste . And it helps loose weight, fill you up and makes your metabolism works better . Chia puddings are made in various variations. I have another mango chia pudding recipe on my blog ,…

Eggless omelette

I always see people enjoying omelette be it any time of day but specially in breakfast. My husband relishes it but being a vegan I feel nauseous by the smell of eggs. In the end, my husband had to leave his love for omelette 🥰 I once tried this eggless version of omelette and he…

Mango ice cream

Summers are here, mango is in season and kids are demanding ice cream. Rather than giving them store bought ones I prefer to make fresh homemade ones. I have two ice cream recipes , one is a two ingredient sorbet kind mango ice cream and one is with milk and cream. This recipe is the…

Basic sponge cake

Sponge cakes are the multi purpose cakes. They for the base for any frosted cake, puddings, desserts or can be eaten just like that. I am sharing a simple yet fool proof recipe for a vanilla sponge cake. This sponge cake formed the base for my pineapple cream cake in the picture. A must keep…

Dal Makhni – Bukhara style

Dal Makhni or Dal Bukhara is one of the most famous vegetarian dish of India. Even prime ministers and president of many countries have tried this recipe when in India. It’s one of main dish people make at any festive occasion and its the favourite of most of Indians be it vegetarians or non vegetarian….

Gulab jamun

I have rarely come acrosss anyone who doesn’t like these wonderful pieces of soft , pillow of sweetness dunk in sugar syrup. Some like it warm, some like it cold but everyone relish it.This is my daughter’s favourite sweet and I always thought it to be most difficult dessert. But once, I saw Chef Ranveer…

Ladi pav

My kids love to eat Vada Pav and I prefer to bake fresh soft homemade pav or dinner rolls for them. I already have shared the recipe of vada pav and garlic chutney to go with it. Today I’m sharing the recipe of homemade fresh pav or  bun…  Make and enjoy them along with the heavenly…

Coronavirus

Hi friends ! Today I am going to talk about Coronavirus. What is corona virus ? It is a virus that is now spread in all over the world . It has came from Wuhan . It is the city in China. Few of its cases have now been reported in India too . It…

Environment Club

Hi friends ! My name is Saanvi agarwal and welcome to ENVIRONMENT CLUB . In this you will learn how we can save our environment. We use so much of plastic bags , polythene etc and it is not good for our environment . We can use paper bags . Holi is coming and we…

Coconut rose modak

While I was making modaks, my daughter wanted to make some for Bappa. We decided upon her making the coconut modaks, which are made in 10 minutes. They involve zero cooking and are best to keep kids engrossed in making this awesome modaks. If you want more Modak recipes, try out the following links: Mawa…

Dry fruit modak – sugarfree

I have decided to go sugar-free for a year and the festival seasons make me crave for desserts. I decided to make these sugar-free dry fruits Modak, filled with nutrition and super easy to make. Try these modaks and they will be your guilt-free eats anytime of day and at any festival. These modaks are…

Mawa Modak

Ganesh Chaturthi is here. Festive season is to begin and it fills my heart with joy and my head with ideas to make desserts. Indian sweets are one of the best sweets as they are eggless, healthy , gluten free and yummilicious. This is the 50th recipe on my blog and its special to me….

Besan modak

Besan Modak are my son’s favourite modak. He loves to eat them once a week and its super easy to make them. I prefer giving him this rather than any other outside dessert. Its a gluten free healthy modak recipe and you can make and enjoy in every festival. If you want to make more…

Vegan Apple Smoothie

Smoothies are an awesome healthy and super tasty way to start your day. Even more brilliant breakfast option after a night of binge eating or party. Its a low fat, no sugar, high in fibre, rich in nutrients, filling , super delicious and done in few minutes. Just throw in all the ingredients together in…

Ultimate Vegan protein burger

Burgers – favourite food to eat anytime.  My mom is a huge burger lover and I guess I’ve inherited that. Even, my kids love to carry burgers to school as it turns out their friends love the burgers I make. As, I’ve pointed in my many posts that my kids are super picky eaters when…

Vegan gluten-free white sauce pasta

Making gluten free foods is one of my favourite thing. Its healthy for kids and for the time I’ve been gluten free , its been super good for my hairs, skin, digestion and health. My kids are great pasta lovers. My daughter Saanvi loves a red sauce pasta, whose recipe I’ve already shared in my…

Mango chia pudding

Vegan Gluten free low calorie wholesome nutricious packed with flavours breakfast pudding

Ragi cheela or finger millet pancake

Gluten free eating is the latest health norm these days. It’s considered as clean eating. Even I have noticed many changes in myself – reduced water retention, bloating and acidity with gluten free meals. Finger miller or Ragi is one of the best source of non dairy calcium, high in nutrients needed by the body,…

Tawa Naan – without yeast

Naan is one of the most desired bread of children. As all my cooking is centred around my two kids, I make them at home for them. New kitchen gadgets are useful for us, but of the demerit of a glass top hob is that tandoor can’t be used to make tandoori breads.  Hence, I…

Decadent Brownies

Eggless chocolate decadent brownies are hard to find in market. Mostly, eggless versions are dry and not gooey. After many tries I found this recipe gives the decadent brownies every time. Try this recipe and enjoy the gooey chocolate decadence.   Ingredients Flour (maida), 1 cup Cocoa Powder, 1/3 cup Baking Powder, 1 teaspoon Butter,…

NUTTY BUDDY COOKIES

If there was one kind of cookie I had to bake everyday ,  then it would be my Scrumptious Nutty Buddy cookies. I cant get enough of these and they are super easy, super tasty and easily doable. Try these nutty buddy cookies and you will not need another nutty cookie from market ever. Ingredients…

Rocher Mug cake

This is the most special post for me as its the first bake of my 7 year old daughter. She made this for me as a special on mother’s day. Ferrero Rochers hold a special place in my heart coz as a child they were most coveted n anticipated birthday gift from my grandfather. Eating…

Chocolate Perfection Cake

All of the chocolate cake lovers have their favourite recipes to make that perfect cake every time. Over the years I have tried numerous recipes for that perfect Chocolate cake and then my search was over with this recipe. Its eggless, fuss free, easy to make and perfect every time. You can make it with…

Two minute mug pizza

Originally posted on Saanvi Diaries:
Hello. I want to eat a pizza but mother is not allowing me.. Think Saanvi.. Yes I can make 2 minute mug pizza. You want to eat also. So lets make. Ingredients 4 tablespoons of all purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon of baking powder 1/16 teaspoon of baking soda 1/8 teaspoon…