Eggless orange cake

My apologies at the onset as the pictures were clicked on different occasions thus there may be a bit of ambiguity in the continuity of the pictures. I have posted the recipe in pictures first… detailed recipe follows… I have been been getting questions on which camera or equipment  do I use to click pictures…..

Eggless steamed Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients: Pumpkin – 120 g Self raised flour – 300 g Yeast – 2 teaspoons Salt – just a pinch Sugar – 180 g Coconut milk (or just milk/cream) – 100 ml Water – 50 ml Oil – 1 tablespoon Steps: 1. Steam the pumpkin until it is soft (about 15 – 20 minutes). 2….

Rajgira our humble superfood.l

Amaranth is widely consumed during fasts due to its high nutritional value in the form of puris/rotis made with its flour and laddus made with puffed amaranth. The unique health benefits of amaranth include its ability to stimulate growth and repair, reduce inflammation, prevent certain chronic diseases, boost bone strength, lower blood pressure, improve the immune…

Superfoods… Horsegram

I’m starting a series of superfoods … firstly the Indian variants then the videshi… starting with Horse gram & then My favourite Ramdaana or Rajgira…. Photo courtesy: Isha foundation. Horse gram: A superfood in its own right…. Horse gram may not be inviting by the sound of it but its qualities are undeniably wonderful. It…

Maa(Pazham)- Mango

Mango is one of the essential elements of a traditional Tamil Iyengar feast, it is served as part of the trio Maa(Pazham), Palaa(Pazham) & Vazha(Pazham). I’m going to delve into the recipes using the fruit ripe or unripe/raw mango.

Fruit Falooda Custard

This recipe is more about presentation. It’s simple to make & grand to present.It’s a dessert with custard at the bottom layer topped with fruits, then add a layer with Falooda & garnish with fruit jelly, fruits, nuts, sugar balls, etc. there can be innumerable combinations… a few are: Rose Falooda & vanilla custard. Kesar…

Moong Dal Mangodi recipes

Historically Rajasthan is an arid region & is not suitable for growing vegetables. The people hence preserve the vegetables and lentils by dehydrating them. They used this whenever vegetables were required. The times have changed now and due to the advancement in transportation and many modern amenities through the desert most of the vegetables are…

Karuvadam(South Indian dehydrated lentil dumpling)

This is a very emotional blogpost. Karuvadams, Vatthals & pickles were my Grandmother’s forte. She would make them so yummy & for everybody in the family, & would joke that why should we waste the sunlight ( which is scorching in the month of May in TamilNadu). So for a ultra huge family of 50-60…

Fruit Popsicles

Fruit salad popsicle INGREDIENTS 1 peach, cut into 1/2-inch slices (1/2 cup) 2 kiwis, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 3/4 cup strawberries, finely chopped 1/2 cup blueberries 1/2 cup raspberries 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit punch or 100-percent white-grape juice or coconut water DIRECTIONS 1. Combine fruit in a mixing bowl, and…