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Beet Sabudana Khichdi, Vegan GF Breakfast

Beet Sabudana Khichdi, Vegan GF Breakfast

Beet Sago Khichdi is a tasty twist to one of the most popular breakfast items -Sabudana Khichdi of Maharashtra. Sabudana Khichdi is a popular dish during fasting in many states in Northern India.
Sago may contain fewer nutrients than other whole grains, but when combined with fibre-rich vegetables it may have potential health benefits.

One Pot Chayote Squash Curry, Easy Chow Chow Curry

One Pot Chayote Squash Curry, Easy Chow Chow Curry

This one pot chayote squash curry is an easy and delicious preparation and it goes very well with steamed rice or chapati.
Chayote contains an array of nutrients and antioxidant compounds that provide many potential health benefits.

TWO MINUTE MICROWAVE MUG CAKE

TWO MINUTE MICROWAVE MUG CAKE

Two minute Microwave Mug Cake recipe is dedicated to all dessert lovers (I am one of course) out there. This is popular since it is easy to make, fast enough to satisfy a sudden dessert craving and the best part is that it is light and low in calorie.

No cook Tahini Halvah,  Middle Eastern Dessert

No cook Tahini Halvah, Middle Eastern Dessert

Here is a delicious Middle Eastern style No cook Tahini Halvah for the festival of Sankranti. Halvah is the Arabic word for “sweet”. It is a general term used around the world for a sweet treat that can take many forms.

Karamani Sweet Chundal , Navratri Chundal Recipe

Karamani Sweet Chundal , Navratri Chundal Recipe

Come Navratri and you can not miss the Karamani Sweet Chundal. Chundal or Sundal is the most common Neivedyam or offering for Navratri in Tamilian households. Both the savory and sweet Chundal varieties are popular and they make not only an easy snack recipe, they are healthy and wholesome too.

Handmade Vegan Lentil Pasta, Gluten Free Vegan Pasta

Handmade Vegan Lentil Pasta, Gluten Free Vegan Pasta

Here is an easy and gluten free Handmade Vegan Lentil Pasta recipe for all Pasta lovers out there, who want to incorporate more fibre and more protein in their everyday diet.
The recipe is very simple as it requires just 4 basic pantry ingredients. The 5th ingredient is water. The key ingredient for this pasta is Red Lentil Flour. Red Lentil or Masoor Dal is widely consumed in every part of India. If you have a high speed blender at home, then you can make Lentil flour in a jiffy at home. Else, you can use store bought ready made flour. The other ingredients are rice flour (you can also use tapioca flour), salt and oil.

No-Bake Vegan Mini Tarts,  Gluten Free Tarts

No-Bake Vegan Mini Tarts, Gluten Free Tarts

This recipe for No-Bake Vegan Mini Tarts is inspired by Indian Chikki which is a delicious hard candy made of roasted nuts and jaggery.
But this recipe is simpler than chikki as it requires no cooking or baking, no close monitoring of jaggery syrup to get perfect consistency. This is a very forgiving recipe. Plus I have tried to make a healthy filling using Avocado. If Avocado is not easily available in your region, then feel free to replace it with ripe banana or sweet potato.

Corn Patties Mahabaleshwar Style

Corn Patties Mahabaleshwar Style

Mahabaleshwar Style Corn Patties are famous street food from this the largest hill station in the Sahyadri range of Maharashtra state. Come monsoon and you can smell the aroma of fresh corn patties from every nook and corner of Mahabaleshwar.