Baked Handvo ~ Savory Rice Lentils Cake

Baked handvo is a savory rice and lentils cake with mixed vegetables. Bottle gourd is the main vegetable along with seasonal vegetables of choice and the method of cooking is either oven or in a pan on stovetop. Serve it for breakfast, tea time snack or even as a light meal. Handvo is a traditional […]

Fire Roasted Corn Stir Fry, Semi Homemade

Fire roasted corn stir fry is a quick snack prepared with frozen roasted corn kernels. Roasted corn is stir fried for few minutes with onions and green chilies until flavors blend in. Using frozen fire roasted corn makes it easy and semi homemade. Corn is one of my favorite foods and eat it in any […]

Jonnalu Shenagalu ~ Sauteed Sorghum & Black Chana

Jonnalu shenagalu or sauteed sorghum black chana is a snack from Telangana, India. Jonnalu shenagalu are one of the popular gudalu varieties prepared in my maternal family. Jonnalu are sorghum or jowar and shenagalu are black chana. These two pair well and make a filling evening snack or even a breakfast if one doesn’t mind […]

Banana Nut Bread ~ Martha Stewart’s Banana Bread

Banana nut bread is a dense bread cake made with ripe bananas. Today’s banana nut bread with sour cream is a rich and a moist bread by Martha Stewart. I followed the recipe to dot. It is a perfect bread to serve for breakfast, as a snack or during teatime. If one isn’t calories conscious, […]

Christmas Morning Muffins ~ Cranberry Orange Muffins

Christmas morning muffins or cranberry orange muffins are easy and light muffins to bake for Christmas morning breakfast or any day breakfast, as a matter of fact. These muffins are fruity, spicy and just a perfect bake for a holiday breakfast. Cranberry Orange Muffins are Nigella Lawson’s Christmas Morning muffins. Orange zest and freshly squeezed […]

Healthy Baked Chocolate Oats

Healthy baked chocolate oats is an eggless and no butter bake. It makes a great breakfast and a quick snack or even a dessert when served with some whipped cream and some berries. Tired of regular cooked oats or instant oats, try this healthy baked chocolate oats for a change and you will love it! […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana chocolate chip muffins are a great way to use up ripe bananas. These muffins are moist, yummy and made without butter. That was the first reason to pick the recipe. Though bakes with butter tastes lot tastier, in muffins I don’t mind oil at all. Few years ago I was part of a baking […]

Veggie Cheese Sandwich ~ Fusion Sandwich

When I cook for myself, I look for easy recipes to fix my meal and this veggie cheese sandwich is one of them. Vegetables and spread for the sandwich differs based on my mood on a given day. For the last recipe in Cooking for One, series is fusion veggie cheese sandwich. I used tomato […]

Sooji Dhokla ~ Rava Dhokla ~ Semolina Dhokla

Dhokla is a farsan (snack) from Gujarati cuisine. It is a savory steamed cake prepared with fermented batter. The most popular and well known dhokla is khaman dhokla. However, there are many varieties of dhoklas prepared in Gujarat and sooji dhokla or rava dhokla or semolina dhokla is one of them. This reminded me of […]

Gujarati Thali – A Meal from Indian State of Gujarat

Last month I took a break from blogging and am back with another edition blogging marathon, # 70. Though I am back, I am going through a phase where I do not want to cook, click and edit anything for the blog. I hope I come out of this phase very soon. This week my […]

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