Mango Shrikhand (Mango yogurt)

Shrikhand is a very popular North Indian Gujarati dessert prepared with thick yogurt, sugar,nuts, saffron and green cardamom powder.It tastes great. In mango season mango pulp is  used to prepare tasty mango shrikhand. Kesar mango pulp is best for this recipe.But any other variety of sweet mango pulp can be used. It is served along…

Sago Crispies (Sabudana Papadi)

Sago Crispies are prepared with soaked sago/Sabudana,all purpose flour/ whole wheat flour and spices. Crispies can be made in  round,diamond, square or any preferred shape. They can be  served in parties as a starters or can be a  great tea time snack. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 6 to 8 Servings…

Egg Kurma

Egg Kurma is a gravy curry prepared with boiled eggs, onions,tomatoes and other spices.Today i am also using Chana dal (Split peas) for a thicker gravy. It goes very well with any flavored rice or any indian bread.You do not need lot of onions,tomatoes and oil to prepare this curry. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking…

Palak paneer 2

Palak paneer is a Indian spinach gravy curry with cottage cheese cubes. The gravy is prepared with spinach,onions and tomatoes. It goes very well with Roti, Naan or Jeera rice.My earlier Palak paneer 1 recipe  i have explained the conventional method.Today i am doing it a little easy way and  using  just ½  teaspoon of…

Stuffed  Wheat Bread Rolls

Stuffed crispy bread rolls in a easy and tasty evening snack usually served along with any chutney. It is also perfect to serve in party. It will remain crisp after 2 hours also. It is usually prepared with white bread and boiled potatoes.To make it healthy we can prepare rolls with whole wheat bread and…

Sweet Gavvalu (Sweet Shells)

Sweet Gavvalu is a traditional Andhra Pradesh (South India) crispy sweet item.Usually it is prepared with all purpose flour (Maida) and semolina, butter. Jaggery or sugar are also used to sweetening shells. Small shells are prepared using a wooden lined board. If wooden board is not available you can prepare shells with the help of…

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer butter masala is a Indian rich creamy gravy curry.The texture of this gravy is smooth and thick. It goes very well with Jeera Rice, Nan, Paratha or Roti. I have tried this curry many times with some variations. But best procedure for me is to keep it simple with limited ingredients and limited steps.This…

Chocolate Chip Banana cake

  Prep Time: 15 minutes   Cook Time: 50 minutes   Serves: 10 to 12 servings Ingredients: 2 Medium bananas mashed 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup Butter 2 eggs (medium sized) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all purpose flour A pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon…