MIXED VEGETABLE PARATHA (Preparation Time: 20 minutes; Makes: 8-10)

Often you may want handy and non-messy options that can be cooked in advance, possibly because, You may be traveling, or May be busy, or May want something ‘on-the-go’, or May want to jampack nutrition into a single meal. Sandwiches and Parathas are amongst the first ideas that fit the bill and jump at you….

Dal Parathas (Preparation Time:10 minutes; Makes: 5-6)

Another easy recipe, that yields super soft and tasty parathas in no time. Ingredients 1 cup cooked dal (any) 1½ cup whole wheat flour 1 small, finely chopped onion (optional) Finely chopped coriander/cilantro (optional) Chilli powder, to taste (optional) Salt, to taste (optional) Steps In the simplest version (if making for toddlers/kids), combine the flour…

Stuffed Paratha / Puran Poli (Preparation Time: 20 minutes, Makes:4-5)

Having grown up in Jaipur the only parathas I knew of, were the savoury style aaloo and pyaaz parathas. Only when I lived in Pune during my journalism course that I tried the sweet variant and instantly fell in love with them. Though traditionally Puran Poli dough is kneaded with warm milk and jaggery is added to…

Chocolate Chip Cookies (Preparation Time: 40 minutes, Makes: 35-40 cookies)

Finally…I baked them! Chocolate chip cookies are fairly common. We have literally grown up on them…..had them with tea/coffee, stole them from the cookie jar, sometimes shared them but mostly ate alone! Never enough to share…  Chocolate chip cookies were way up on my baking wish list. But, unbelievable as it may sound, I could not find…

Strawberry Oats Muffins (Preparation Time: 45 minutes; Makes: 12)

Guest Blogger: Tanu Anand   I am not much of a sweets person. In fact most of my experiments in the kitchen are savouries and condiments. But when I come across those moments when the husband goes “I want something sweet” *whine tone*, I don’t want to buy something awfully sugar-laden and high on calories…

Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich (Preparation Time:15 Mins; Makes: 2)

Who can multitask better than a mom?  There are always so many tasks demanding our attention …sometimes one feels that being a mother is akin to running a marathon: there’s no option to quit in the middle, or slow down, or stop for a moment to think and breathe. Amidst all endless household chores, moms…

Candy Cookies (Preparation Time: 45 Minutes; Makes: 30-35)

It’s amazing how good friends can lift the spirits and make one feel at home even in a foreign land. Just a few days back, on Holi, I was sad on being thousands of miles away from the family. But the fun in the past two days more than compensated for the sadness. First it was baking…