Sago Kheer/Pudding

Sago kheer or Chowari payasam(in Malayalam) as I know it from my childhood days is a quick dessert fix by my mom whenever we craved for some sweets. I have never seen her making this for any guests so every time it was made exclusively for us. Some little things to be happy about as…

Ragi Chocolate Muffin

Yes, I know I have been posting a lot of Ragi based recipes lately and yet to post more. I mean why not? I just re-discovered this wonder grain and I can’t believe I kept it away from me for so long. Now that Ragi has made a powerful comeback into my life I am…

Masala Rice (Spiced Rice)

Bored of eating the same old plain rice? Spice it up then. How? Here comes the Masala rice, an easy rice preparation made by giving a great twist to the simple & plain basmati rice in a matter of a few minutes with minimal ingredients. This easy-to-cook rice preparation is a tasty meal in itself…

Ragi Coconut Breakfast Bowl

Yes, I am back with yet another Ragi aka Finger millet recipe. There are so many things you can make with Ragi that I am still not done writing down with the list of recipes I could come up with Ragi as the core ingredient. This time I am here with a recipe which is…

Mango Coconut Healthy Bars

Mango season has been on for a month or so and I was desperately waiting for this season, to eat, drink and cook with mangoes in all possible ways. Despite it being my favourite fruit I still couldn’t make something with it other than gulping down every fresh batch I bought so far. Time is…

Ragi Banana Blender Bread

Ragi or Finger Millet, my new found love. Not that I am tasting it for the first time, in fact, I grew up eating this power packed wonder grain. Yes, like every other traditional mother, my mom also ditched the instant baby foods available in the market and chose health over convenience for us. And…

Mandarin Butter Cake

One bite into this tangy and buttery rich cake, paired with some mild flavoured tea is enough to give you a refreshing feel on a lazy summer afternoon. The cake being plain keeps it light yet rich with the addition of chocolate chips to it. Since citrus could be easily paired with a variety of…

Plantain Preserve Bundt Cake

I know the name is quite new to most of you and so is to me. This cake was one of the successful experimentations of my curious mind. I mean, since I was planning to make a cake with a completely new ingredient, I made it in my head several times to get a clear…

Healthy Plantain Jam

Hey, how do you feel about jam? I know I feel quite jammy about jam. And, that means I love it. As a kid I used to have a thing for jams, I mean all kinds of it. No partiality there for sure. I used to have it with bread, roti, biscuits, rusks and sometimes…

Blood Orange Nut Cake with White Chocolate Butter Cream

  We are past mid- March and the scorching summer is on its way to hit UAE very soon. Starting from now is the time we go nuts over everything citrus. It’s a different thing that UAE is not a place where you have to wait for a particular season to have any seasonal fruit….

Caramel Milk Cake

This is a very special cake to me as I made it with a lot of love and affection for some lovely & naughty kids. The moment I knew I was baking for kids I made a mental note of making something special but not with the usual artificial colors and sprinkles. Yeah, that’s something…

Marble Cake

Being a foodie with a sweet tooth, it is difficult to make people understand that I prefer plain cakes to the ones with frosting. Not that I never liked frosted cakes, I used to eat a lot of cream cakes and pastries as a kid but even then I preferred plain cakes with my evening…