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Modak: Modern day dessert dumpling with the traditional heritage touch.

  Modak: Modern day dessert dumpling with the traditional heritage touch. Traditional Maharashtrian sweet dish also known as dumplings offered to lord Ganesha during the festival. Handmade and filled with rice dough and jaggery they are delicately flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg, they are also called as “Ukadiche Modak" means steamed modak. Cooking panSteamer Ingredients for outer...

Raw Banana Flour Pancakes

  Raw Banana Flour Pancakes Banana flour is a fine, powdery and a unique grain-free flour alternative loaded with gut loving fibre. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals. You will be surprised with the texture and lightness of pancakes made from the starchy flour. BlenderFrying pan 1 cup Banana flour2 tbsp Sattu flour1/2 - 1 cup Fresh...

White-Dhokla

White Dhokla/Steamed Lentil Cakes

For the batter    Ingredients:  ¾ cup parboiled rice ¼ urad dal (split and skinless black gram dal) ¼ cup fresh methi/fenugreek leaves - washed and chopped well ½ inch ginger/adrak 1-2 green chillies (as per choice) 3 tbsp poha/beaten rice - soaked and crushed finely salt to taste   Method: Soak the rice and dal for 6 to...

Khichdi

Khichdi – What’s on my plate?

Serves 2   Ingredients:  1/2 cup parboiled rice (soaked for 3-4 hours) 1/2 cup dhuli dal (split moong dal soaked for 6-8 hrs. One can use a mix of chana dal, split moong dal and yellow moong dal to make it protein rich) 2 tbsp ethically sourced organic A2 ghee a pinch of Ceylon cinnamon/dalchini 2 elaichi pods/cardamom ...

Matcha Magic

Matcha Magic

Serves: 2   Ingredients: 2 cups almond milk 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract 2 teaspoon matcha powder 4-5 drops of cold pressed coconut oil Raw honey to drizzle   Method: Place everything in the blender and blend until well combined. Drizzle with honey.   Variations:  You may use coconut milk or cashew milk too. Top it with pre-soaked pumpkin seeds. ...

Poha Chiwda

Poha Chiwda (Traditional Indian Snack)

Ingredients: Poha/Beaten rice- 2 cups (preferably thin and roasted) Jeera/Cumin 1tsp Rai/Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Urad dal 1/4 tsp Chana Dal 1/4 tsp Bengal gram roasted 2 tbsp Peanuts 1/2 cup Chilli powder 1tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Curry leaves 1 - 2 sprigs Chaat masala 1 tsp Immunity boosting powder 1 tsp (recipe) Pink...

phool makhana tikki

Phool Makhana Tikki (Foxnut tikki)

Ingredients: 2 boiled potato / sweet potato 1 cup makhana (lotus seeds) 2 tbsp amaranth/rajgira flour (to bind the tikki) chopped green chillies (optional) 1/2 tbsp roasted peanuts / moongphali (unsalted), crushed or 1 tbsp boiled moong or boiled peas chopped coriander leaves – to garnish 1/4 tsp red chilli/black pepper powder 1/4 tsp...

Dal Palak

Dal Palak (Indian Lentil and Spinach Curry)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup yellow lentil / dhuli moong dal / masur dal pre-soaked for 8 hrs 3 cups water 1 cup spinach / palak / fresh fenugreek leaves (methi) - chopped as per availability salt to taste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp immunity powder 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp A2 ghee 1 tsp...