30 Diwali Delicacies

Hello Friends, Wish you all A Very Happy Diwali. I can’t believe its Diwali, my favorite time of the year has come again. Festivity, happiness, colors, smell of freshly made sweets is all in the air. I just can’t express my happiness. I know everyone of you is busy shopping, decorating your house, making sweets…

Masala Peanuts

Servings: 3.5 cups approx Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 3 cups raw peanuts 5-6 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf) Salt to taste 2 tsp red chilli powder (you can adjust it according to taste) 1/4 tsp asafoetida 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup gram flour (besan) 5 tbsp rice flour Water as…

Eggless Tutti Fruity Cookies

Serving: 22-23 cookies Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes excluding freezing time Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour (maida) 2 tbsp custard powder (Vanilla flavor) 1/2 cup butter ( salted or unsalted any can be used) 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 1/2 tsp rose essence 1/2 cup tutti fruity (candied papaya) Take softened butter…

Cauliflower Tawa Kebab

Hello Friends, Today I am going to share recipe for Cauliflower Tawa Kebab which is super delicious and can be made easily. It is a very healthy snack / appetizer option. From long time I wanted to try this and as when the A to Z challenge began this month with Ingredient C to cook with, I immediately chose Cauliflower….

Broccoli and Tofu Stir Fry

Hello Friends, Today I am going to share recipe for Broccoli and Tofu Stir Fry which is super delicious and can be easily prepared under 30 minutes. It is super healthy with all the goodness of broccoli and tofu in it. Recently I have joined in Face book a challenge called A-Z Recipe Challenge and…

Vegetable Kebab

Servings: 20-25 Kebabs depending on the size Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup cauliflower florets 1 cup green beans roughly chopped 1 cup carrots diced 1/2 cup beats diced 1 medium / 2 small sized potato boiled 1/2 cup onion finely chopped  3 – 4 cloves of garlic grated 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped…

Creamy Fruit Salad

Servings: a medium bowl, serves 2-3 Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 small apple chopped into small cubes 1 banana sliced 1/2 cup pineapple chopped into small cubes 1 peach chopped into small cubes 1/2 cup black grapes halved 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt 1 tbsp sugar (adjust it according to taste) 2 tbsp desiccated…

Banana Oats Cookies (Flourless & Eggless)

Servings: 15 – 16 cookies Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 2 bananas (riped) 1 cup oats 1/3 cup apple sauce 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup dried cranberry (crasinis) 2 tbsp tutti fruity (dried papaya candies) Procedure:   Take 2 riped banana in a deep bowl…

Vegetable Fritters ( Vegetable Pakoda)

Servings: 14-15 fritters depending on the size Cooking Time: 45  minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup grated carrot 1/2 cup fresh corn 1/4 cup finely chopped beans 1 medium sized potato grated 1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander 4 – 5 green chillies finely chopped (adjust it according to taste) 1 cup gram…

Kathal ke Kebab (Raw Jack fruit Patties)

Servings: 20-25 kebabs (depending upon the size of the kebabs) Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients: 4 cups raw jack fruit pieces (chopped into medium sized cubes) 1 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 1/4 cup gram flour (besan) 5-6 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp ginger roughly chopped 4-5 green chillies ( adjust it according to taste) 1…

Tutti Fruity Tea Cake

Servings: 1 pound cake, 4-5 Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients: Dry Ingredients – 1 1/2 whole wheat flour 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 pinch salt Wet Ingredients – 1 cup curd/yogurt (at room temperature) 3/4 cup brown sugar (you can also use normal white sugar) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup oil…

Homemade Whole Wheat Flour Pizza

Servings: 6 small pizza or 2 medium sized pizza or 1 large pizza Cooking Time: Approx 1 hour except raising time of the dough Ingredients: For the pizza dough – 2.5 cups whole wheat flour 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp olive oil (you can also use any other refined oil like peanut oil, vegetable oil…