The inspiration for this whole wheat halwa is the Sikh classic ‘karha prashad’. This low fat dish contains cardamom, raisins, and nuts. My kids love it on a cold day as an after school snack. Also served at ashtmi, towards the end of navaratri.
This is my all-time favorite snack. I make it at every party and it is always a hit.
When I first visited my in-laws my mother-in-law had made gasagase payasa for us. I have been a huge fan of this dessert since then. I like it cold, thinned out with a little milk.
This is my favourite dry chutney. Nuvvu is the Telugu word for Til or Sesame seeds. This powder is great eaten with rice. It also adds a lovely flavor when sprinkled into Andhra kooras (sabjis).
I invented this recipe just to make my son eat gujiya. Adding just a little bit of food color presents a colorful Holi snack kids can't resist picking up.
I learnt this recipe during college. I like it because it is one of the quickest dessert you can make with a very unique ingredient.
It is a sweet dish that is very easy to make. When you have more number of guests at home and you want to serve them a unique sweet dish which can be done in few minutes, then you must try this. Your guests and even kids would relish this pudding!
Peanut chutney powder is called Shenga Hindi in North Karnataka. You can sprinkle this powder on curries, rice or dosas.
Need a pistachio based dessert for a party? This is one of the easiest you'll ever find.
It is very easy to prepare especially for the beginners...
These momus are really healthy. In our region, they are made especially for pregnant women and small kids because they contain all the nutrition they need.
This yummy chocolate-almond biscotto isn't labour friendly but is well worth the effort! I love to give them as gifts with Darjeeling tea or Italian coffee.
Make healthy and delicious almond snacks right at home. They are nothing like the fried, heavy almonds you find at Diwali time. These almonds are coated with garlic, rosemary, coarse salt and olive oil before roasting. Delicious warm or cool, they pair well with olives and feta cheese. If you are using non-roasted almonds, increase the cooking time a little.
This is a simple peanut sauce that you'll surely love over stir-fried veggies and rice.
All natural, healthy quick treats to keep your energy up! Send in your kid's lunch box or pop a few at tea time.
Ripe apricots and cherries threaded on skewers and dunked in kaju cream flavoured with rosewater. Gourmet snack for your kid's next birthday party!
Peanut butter mixed with honey and milk powder, ready to play with and then eat! Children can mould and shape it. It's a great after school snack. Store extra portions in plastic bags in refrigerator or freezer.
Peanut butter cooked with cider vinegar and soy sauce and ready in just dus minute! Thai flavour is all yours with this yummy sauce that goes great with veggies and rice.
Made with whole oranges – simmered until very tender and then finely chopped – and ground almonds, this classic Spanish cake has a moist, light texture and a wonderful fresh flavour.
Tired of the same old sugary sweets? Try this twisty 'pastry'! It's a naturally sweet "rugelach"- a delectable sweet filled with raisins, nuts and cinnamon.