Roasted beetroot feta salad

I have been following intermittent fasting recently and the last meal of the day I try to keep healthy yet filling but low on calories. Beetroots are in season currently and are very high on nutrition meter. But somehow, I have never liked eating them since childhood. But on diet, I wanted to add thi…

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…

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…

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…