Nutella Brownies| Eggless Wholewheat Nutella Brownies Recipe

Nutella Brownies – Eggfree and wholewheat. Yes yes you read it right. 🙂 These ooey gooey fudgy squares of heaven are perfect for any time of the day and to celebrate any occasion. My Bhai was on his way back to Amreeca 😉 and I thought “airport main brownie tho banta hai”. Marking important events…

Eggless Wholewheat Chocolate Chip Muffins: Easy Baking Recipes

These eggless wholewheat chocolate chip muffins are such a treat and super quick to bake too. An easy recipe for first time bakers.   When I had guests over for dinner last week, I knew that I wanted to ‘bake’ something. I haven’t been baking for a while and any reason to bake gets me excited….

S’Mores Brownie- Eggfree and Whole wheat

S’mores Brownie – Crunchy butter cookie, topped with fudgy chocolate brownie and gooey marshmallows.   3 layers of yumminess- a butter cookie base, topped with a very chocolaty brownie and gooey marshmallows. This S’mores Brownie is absolutely delicious I simply could not resist trying this S’mores brownie recipe when I came across a video of…

Baked Methi Khakhra -Traditional Gujarati Snack

Crispy wafer thin Methi Khakhra with some ‘achaar’/ pickle makes a perfect combo. This is a simple yet delicious healthy snack. The ‘Methi Khakhras’ have the added flavour of dried fenugreek leaves, also known as kasuri methi. They may be made on a tawa / griddle or baked the way I did. The numerous train…

Baked Maddur Vada- A Healthy Version Of The Famous Karnataka Snack

A baked version of crispy chewy MADDUR VADA with a mix of healthy flours.   I always look forward to the these yummy crunchy chewy vadas while travelling from Bangalore to Mysore and back.  Maddur is a small town en-route and is famous for this delicious savoury snack. Made with a combination of all purpose flour…

Gulab Jamun Linzers : Fried Cookies With Apple-Cranberry Filling

A beautiful union of jammy linzer cookies and our melt in the mouth gulab jamuns. Gulab Jamun Linzers! I am  sure you haven’t heard of these. But don’t these jammy treats look gorgeous? Linzer cookies are a must have during Christmas and I have been meaning to bake them for ages. But then one morning…

Eggfree and Wholewheat Chocolate cake

I always seize the opportunity to showcase the ‘healthier’ way to bake. And a good chocolate cake never fails to impress. Aardra has a school event tomorrow. And guess what she’s dressing up as? My almost four year old would make the cutest baker ever. To make her ‘bakery’ more realistic, mommy baker has decided to send across loads of home-baked healthy goodies. One of which is this super chocolaty whole wheat and egg free cake. Most people feel the ‘wheaty’ after taste, more so in their heads than in their mouth. So the best way to convince them how…

Barley Brownies

One of my baking buddies has been creating some amazing bakes with barley flour. Experimenting with alternative flours in cakes and bakes can be a real eye opener. When it comes to cakes most people seem to believe that using white flour, refined sugar, butter and eggs is the only way to go about it. A year back I thought on the same lines. But then Ovenderful happened and this amazing ‘Healthy Baking’ community has made me believe that nothing, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, is impossible when it comes to baking. Last night I decided on giving barley flour a go. We…

Thengai Poornam Kozhukattai / Steamed Sweet Dumplings – Ganesh Chaturthi Special

I remember the first time I prepared kozhukattai. It was our first ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ after marriage. Calling my mum and asking her recipes over the phone was a daily affair back then. Mum’s recipe worked like a charm and I made the perfect modakams. My mother-in-law was super impressed. According to her anyone who can make kozhukattai, can make anything ! Thinking about her reaction still brings a smile on my face. Her excitement and appreciation for every dish I prepared, played a huge role in my culinary journey. These sweet dumplings are made with a rice flour dough filled…