Health Benefits of Saffron (Kesar)

Health Benefits of Saffron (Kesar) What is Saffron (Kesar)? Saffron is a flowering perennial spice derived from flower of Crocus sativus. To produce saffron, the stigmas are handpicked, cut from the white style and then carefully laid on a sieve and cured over heat to deepen the flavor. It is one of the most expensive…

Beet Spinach Idlis

  Ingredients:  Durum Wheat (Semolina/Rava/Suji) 1 cup Finger Millet Flour ( Ragi) 1 Cup Vegan Yogurt (YOSO) 2 cup Salt 1 to 1.5 tbsp (according to taste) Grated beets 4-5 Tbsps. (according to preference) Spinach A handfull Garlic paste 1-2 tsp Black pepper 1 tsp Roasted peanuts (crushed) 2tbsps Fruit Salt 1.5 tsp Onions finely…

Edible Gum Balls (Gond ke Laddu)

  Ingredients: Gond (Edible Gum) 1/3rd   cup Wheat flour 1  cup Sugar 1  cup Ghee (Clarified Butter) 3/4th cup Cashew nuts 10-12 Almonds 10-12 Cardamom powder 1/4th tsp   Method: Pour Ghee in a heavy bottom pan (kadhai) and heat. Put small amounts of Gond at a time to the heated Ghee, fry it on…

Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer Ingredients: Paneer (Cottage cheese) cut into cubes 400 grams Onions finely chopped 2 medium Oil/Ghee 2 tbsp. Cashewnuts 15-20 Tomatoes finely chopped 5 medium Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon Coriander powder 1 tablespoon Salt to taste Butter 2 tbsp. Shahi paneer Masala 2 tsps. Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon   Method Heat oil…

Roasted Fox Nuts (Makhane)

Fox Nuts or Lotus seeds are a very healthy and delicious option to add to our Snacks. They are a very good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and zinc. Ingredients: Makhana (Fox Nuts)                                1 Cup Ghee…

EGG FREE Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with M&M s

Ingredients: Old fashioned Oats 1 Cup Whole wheat Flour 1 ½ Cup Baking Soda 1tsp Salt A pinch Canola Oil/Ghee 1Cup Demerara Sugar(Brown) ½  Cup Pure Vanilla extract 1tsp Milk 2tbsps Flaxseed Powder (Egg replacement) 2tbsps M&M minis 1 ½ cup Method: Put 2 tbsps. of flaxseed powder in 6tbsps. of hot water stir and…

15 Readily available EGG Substitutes for baking to a Perfection……!!!!

Usage of Eggs in the baking has been there since the time immemorial. However, they have a different objective with regards to different dishes. Since the escalation of veganism and vegetarianism, the demand for plant based food has increased manifold. People are looking for replacement of EGG that constitute an important and essential ingredient in…

Orzo Fusion

Ingredients: Orzo ½ cup Water 4 cups Red and Yellow Bell Peppers ¼   Cup Carrots ¼ Cup Green Beans ¼ Cup Onions Sliced ¼ Cup Soya Sauce 1 tsp Tomato Ketchup 1tsp Rice vinegar 1 tsp Salt To taste Oil 1tsp Black pepper ½ tsp   Method: Take a pan fill it with water and…

Idli Tadka

Iam sharing pics of two versions of tadka Idli here one has peanuts in the Idli batter and the other one in the tempering. Ingredients: Semolina (Rava/Suji) 1 cup Curd 1 cup Salt 1 to 1.5 tbsp (according to taste) Garlic paste 1 tsp Black pepper 1 tsp Mustard Seeds 1 tsp Roasted peanuts 2tbsps…

Poha

Ingredients: Poha/chivda  (flattened rice) 1 cup Oil 1 Tbsp Peanuts Roasted ¼  cup Mustard seeds 1 Tsp Curry Leaves 9-10 chopped Onions chopped ½ cup Slit green chillies 2-3 Potatoes diced/sliced ½ cup Turmeric ½ Tsp Salt To taste Lemon juice 1Tbsp Chopped coriander 1Tbsp   Method: Wash (don’t soak for too long) poha in…