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Poorni's Cookbook: Coconut Laddoo/ Coconut Laadu/ Coconut Laddu ~~Fes... Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Rice Dishes, Food Festival, Soup Recipes, Nom Nom, Coconut, Sweets, Snacks

Coconut Laddoo/ Coconut Laadu/ Coconut Laddu ~~Festival recipes

A delicious creamy dessert, a perfect offering for festivals, Coconut laddus can be prepared within minutes with very few ingredients and definitely makes you lick your lips wanting for more! Shree Krishna Janmashtami is very special to me since I am attached to Lord Krishna and his teachings from my childhood and have always held him close to my heart and belief. Every year, even though our family does not celebrate it with more than a regular Pooja and preparing some simple payasa, I make…

Amandine, melon and watermelon tartlets - Healthy Food Mom Indian Food Recipes, Gourmet Recipes, Healthy Recipes, Ethnic Recipes, Ras Malai Recipe, Tart Molds, Ground Almonds, Desert Recipes, Food Print

Rasmalai/ Ras malai/ Rossomalai ~~Bengali recipes

A juicy and creamy Bengali delight to give any festival a royal feel, Rasmalai is a rich, refreshing dessert which will leave you smacking your lips wanting more of those flavorful mouthfuls. The summer this time in Bengaluru is ridiculously hot and I always forget to put the boiled milk in fridge. So, the milk was getting spoiled almost everyday and when I was angry for being so forgetful, my DH was happy eating different homemade Paneer dishes one by one for his rotis. I thought I will…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Dates Puranpoli/ Kharjurada hoLige/ Dates obbattu . Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Dates, Sweets, Snacks, Baking, Breakfast

Dates Puranpoli/ Kharjurada hoLige/ Dates obbattu ~~Yugadi (Ugadi) recipes

A traditional dessert that spreads sweetness and wins over hearts, Dates hoLige is a classic, nutritious and guilt-free treat for our rich Indian festivals. Being a health and calorie freak has it's own disadvantages and controlling one's cravings is one of them. It's been so long since I started controlling the consumption of white sugar that nowadays, just talking about white sugar makes me cringe. I have enjoyed a lot of sugar-filled desserts in my childhood and my mom never held back on…

Poorni's Cookbook: Crispy Baked Samosa with Mint & Coriander chutney Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Baked Samosa, Rice Dishes, Coriander, Chutney, Soup Recipes, Mint, Sweets

Crispy Baked Samosa with Mint & Coriander chutney

Delicious potato and peas stuffing wrapped in crispy and crunchy whole wheat pocket, these baked Samosas are a healthy and tasty replacement for the deep fried ones. It is a great snack for those who love samosas and yet want to eat healthy and not deviate from their weight loss plan/diet. Traditional samosas are made of Maida wrappers filled with potato and green peas stuffing. They are deep fried and served with a spicy chutney. For health freaks like me, one traditional samosa = Calories…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Simple Black forest cake/ Black forest pastry ~~Eg. Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Eggless Baking, Black Forest Cake, Rice Dishes, Vanilla Cake, Soup Recipes, Cheesecake, Snacks

Simple Black forest cake/ Black forest pastry ~~Eggless Baking

Delicious spongy chocolate cake layers filled with whipped cream and cherries, Black forest pastry is a wonderful chocolatey dessert and cake lovers delight. When our 5th Marriage anniversary got near last month, husband genuinely requested for a fresh cream pastry cake. He said he would love to eat something similar to the Pineapple pastry I prepared before. I have tried Black forest cake only once before and the whipped cream did not come out stable since I used Amul whipping cream and was…

Explore the taste ofTangy Mango Rasam Recipe. This dish is healthy, tasty, and easy to make. Healthy Low Calorie Meals, No Calorie Foods, Low Calorie Recipes, Rasam Recipe, Summer Dishes, Rice Dishes, Indian Food Recipes, Soup Recipes, Mango

Appehuli/ Raw mango Rasam ~~Havyaka recipes

A tangy and spicy side which is usually paired with piping hot rice and is a tasty summer specialty of Havyaka cuisine. This post has been in my drafts for quite some time. Even though Appehuli is a summer dish, it is best consumed on the days of the first summer rains and cold days. Most of my native people are farmers. They work in fields from morning till noon and when they come home for lunch, appehuli is always on the menu during summer. Though it is served as a side for rice, they (we)…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Raw mango huligojju/ Green mango chutney ~~Havyaka... Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Green Mango Chutney, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Risotto, Snacks, Baking, Ethnic Recipes

Raw mango huligojju/ Green mango chutney ~~Havyaka recipes

Tangy, spicy and a delicious Havyaka side dish that is prepared in all havyaka homes every summer without fail. It is garlicky, tart and very tasty that goes well with piping hot rice or as an accompaniment for a whole meal. Being a havyaka, such dishes should have been a huge part of my recipe list but I am guilty of not posting a lot of havyaka dishes. So, I decided that to post havyaka dishes in my blog from now on. You may be wondering about the word "Havyaka" and I want to explain about…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Jackfruit Payasa ~~Yugadi (Ugadi) recipes Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Goodies, Snacks, Baking, Easy, Desserts

Jackfruit Payasa ~~Yugadi (Ugadi) recipes

A flavorful and creamy payasa that tastes rich and delicious, Jackfruit payasa is an apt dessert for offering on festivals and a perfect side for our authentic banana leaf festival feasts. Finally, the house is scrubbed clean, pooja vessels washed and shiny, everything set to welcome the festival of New year. I wanted to post a recipe which is festive and yet delicious. Few days back, my parents visited and bought some Jackfruit slices. Now, I am not a huge fan of Jackfruit and neither is my…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Jwarichi Bhakri/ Jolada rotti/ Jowar ki roti ~~Mah... Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Maharashtrian Recipes, Flat Bread, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Breakfast

Jwarichi Bhakri/ Jolada rotti/ Jowar ki roti ~~Maharashtrian recipes

Jowar roti also called as Jwarichi bhakri in Maharashtra and Jolada rotti in Karnataka is a humble, authentic, healthy and gluten-free flat bread made of Sorghum/Jowar flour. Making this roti in large quantity requires skill, energy and patience. These rotis are a part of regular meal in North Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh and they pat the rotis with their hands. Nalini aunty, our neighbor in mom's place is from Dharwad and they make and sell homemade Bhakris. She prepares the…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Goda Masala ~~ Maharashtrian recipes Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Maharashtrian Recipes, Masala Recipe, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Easy

Goda Masala ~~ Maharashtrian recipes

Goda masala is a special fragrant spice blend which is used in most of the Maharashtrian dishes. Similar to the garam masala, goda masala gives a unique flavor to the dishes. While choosing "Bharli vangi" for our blog hop this month, I was hoping I could prepare the dish quickly and make the post ready well before the day of blog hop. But, the authentic Bharli vangi requires adding Goda masala as well as Kanda Lasun masala/ Lal tikhat. When I went through the recipes for both Goda masala and…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Goda Masala ~~ Maharashtrian recipes Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Maharashtrian Recipes, Masala Recipe, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Easy

Goda Masala ~~ Maharashtrian recipes

Goda masala is a special fragrant spice blend which is used in most of the Maharashtrian dishes. Similar to the garam masala, goda masala gives a unique flavor to the dishes. While choosing "Bharli vangi" for our blog hop this month, I was hoping I could prepare the dish quickly and make the post ready well before the day of blog hop. But, the authentic Bharli vangi requires adding Goda masala as well as Kanda Lasun masala/ Lal tikhat. When I went through the recipes for both Goda masala and…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Kanda Lasun masala/Kaandha Lasun masala/Lal tikhat... Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Maharashtrian Recipes, Rice Dishes, Gravy, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Food

Kanda Lasun masala/Kaandha Lasun masala/Lal tikhat ~~Maharashtrian recipes

An authentic spicy blend of sun-dried red chillies, garlic and onion with coconut and other spices, Kanda Lasun masala or Kaandha Lasun masala is a must for making a lot of Kolhapuri dishes. The Culinary blog hoppers blog hop theme for this month is Maharashtrian dishes and I am honest when I say I was pretty intrigued with this cuisine. I browsed through the kolhapuri recipes and came across a variety of spice blends that are necessary to make the dishes. The cuisine is rich, authentic and…

Chocolate Mud Cake with Chocolate Ganache Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Chocolate Mud Cake, Chocolate Ganache, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Easy

Chocolate Mud Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Dense like a fudge, deliciously moist, super rich and chocolaty, Chocolate Mud cake is a definite hit among any cakes or desserts and truly satisfying for intense chocolate flavor lovers. The chocolate ganache is just perfect as filling and the topping which is finger licking good and makes this cake more desirable. Chocolate cake is always at the top of the list of my weekend cheat day cravings and my first choice for any birthdays in my family. I was hoping for Naveen to choose this cake…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Snowy Plover ~~Mocktail recipes Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Pudding, Snacks, Baking, Easy, Desserts

Snowy Plover ~~Mocktail recipes

A bubbly caffeinated treat for an enjoyable get together or before a refreshing night out party, Snowy Plover is a tasty coffee-based mocktail which is morning-friendly and can also replace your hot coffee! It is time for yet another blog hop and oh! how the time flies! I hardly blog these days and though the reason for my absence is pretty personal, I do want to say that I miss blogging often and miss it more when I see those amazing posts from fellow bloggers. So, I decided to make sure…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Citrus White Sangria Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, White Sangria, Rice Dishes, Glass Of Milk, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Easy

Citrus White Sangria

A cool lemony drink for a refreshing party, White wine citrus Sangria is a delicious cocktail that can be made in minutes and with very few ingredients. What better drink than a White wine citrus Sangria after a tired day of running behind your little one? I was thinking of having a drink for the evening anyway but then, I remembered that I could make a cocktail instead, to post for Parvathy's event. I was not a wine drinker myself till marriage but though it's been more than 5 years since…

Poorni's Easy Cookbook: Khandvi/ Dahivadi/ Khaandvi/ DahiWadi ~~Gujarati R. Healthy Low Calorie Meals, Low Calorie Recipes, Gujarati Recipes, Rice Dishes, Soup Recipes, Snacks, Baking, Fruit, Ethnic Recipes

Khandvi/ Dahivadi/ Khaandvi/ DahiWadi ~~Gujarati Recipes

A popular and delicious Gujarati savory snack, Khandvi is a tasty and healthy, melt-in-mouth rolls. You can make Khandvi with the basic ingredients available at home and it is pretty easy to prepare too! It has been a while since I checked my blog. My little one has started walking and I have to be around her ALL THE TIME! Tomorrow is the usual Monthly blog hop and reluctantly, I started the post while hubby watched over the baby. It is not because of me being lazy or anything but it is…