Dry fruit modak

Dry fruit and nuts modak is one of the guilt free healthy nutritious festive dessert. For this recipe i am using dates,figs,apricots and roasted nuts. Prep time: 10mins cook time: 5mins Makes 10-12 Ingredients 12 soft deseeded dates roughly chopped 6-7 soft figs roughly chopped 6-7 apricots chopped 1/4 cup mixed roasted nuts(cashews,pistacho,almonds roughly chopped)…

Lentil fritters

Easy and tasty snack to feed guests. It can be prepared using urad lentil flour, bread and sooji.Seasoned with grated carrot,onions and deep fried until golden brown and crispy. These fitters are crispy outside and softer inside. Serve hot with coconut chutney or tomato ketchup. Prep time:5-8mins Cook time:15-20mins Makes 12-14 Author:Deepti Ingredients for batter: 1/4 cup Urad…

Aloo bonda

Aloo bonda a popular South Indian gluten free snack prepared by using boiled and seasoned potato mixture dipped in a chickpea flour batter and fried until golden brown. Prep time:10-15mins Cook time:25mins Step 1:Ingredient for Potato Mixture: 2 boiled potatoes(peel the skin and rough mash the potatoes. Set a side) 1/2tsp turmeric salt to taste 1…

Rice Pudding

Indian Rice pudding is prepared by cooking rice in milk and seasoned with ghee fried cashew ,raisins along with freshly ground cardamom. Perfect gluten free dessert,delicious and easy to make. Prep Time:5mins Cook time:60mins or Instant pot cook time:20mins Ingredients: 1/2 cup short grain rice 6 cups full fat milk 1/4 cup sugar or Jaggery…

Bread Kofta curry

Bread Kofta curry is creamy & delicious. Usually these kofta’s are fried but i am baking to make it guilt free and healthy.Perfect side for Indian flat bread like roti, paratha’s, Naan.These kofta’s are placed in a rich and creamy onion,tomato gravy. Prep time:10mins Cook time-20-30 mins Author :Deepti Makes 6-8 Ingredients: 2 bread slices-Chop…

Uttapam (Lentil Pancake)

Uttapam is a thick lentil gluten free pancake. The Batter is prepared using urad dal and rice. You can add different vegetable toppings like onion,tomato,bell pepper,carrot,green chili, cilantro etc…,Serve with coconut chutney or onion chutney. Prep time:5-10mins Cook time:20mins Ingredients: 2 cups Idli batter homemade or store bought(Check this link for batter) oil as needed…

Vegetable Manchurian

Vegetable Manchurian a perfect party starter prepared using mixed vegetables like(cabbage,carrot,beans) , corn startch+all-purpose flour +bread crumbs to form a dough and fried until crispy golden brown. It is mixed with homemade Manchurian sauce and garnished with green onion. Serve hot. Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 25mins Serves 3-4 Author: Deepti Ingredients: 2 Cups…

Matcha Latte

Match Latte is my new morning favorite these days rich and creamy can be prepared in less than 5 mins.It has lots of health benefits and a energy booster. Prep time:5 mins Ingredients: 1 cup hot water 1/3 cup hemp milk 1/2 tsp maple syrup or sweetener of your choice 1 tsp Match powder 1…

Plum Chutney

Plums are nutritious fruit rich in antioxidants and fiber. This chutney is sweet,tangy,spicy ,fragrant and delicious.Serve this chutney with fritters or crackers or chips or spread it on bread. Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:20 mins Author:Deepti Ingredients: 4-5 Red plums(Rinse in cold water,pat dry and chop into small pieces.Remove the seed.) 1 tsp roasted…