Porridge or kanchi or Kanji is one of quintessential family breakfast. Be it salt ones like kambu koozh or a sweet one like ragi or oats porridge; we love it all. Today I am going to share a diabetic friendly healthy mix or sathu maavu kanchi powder prepared with just five ingredients. With the goodness of barley, green moong dal, whole wheat, boiled rice and roasted gram dal, this kanchi maavu is sure a healthy and fiber rich breakfast option.
It’s been awhile since I posted any Instant Pot recipes and traditional Indian recipes. So I today I decided to post the classic rasam recipe that I prepared in Instant Pot. Of yeah, instead of toor dal, I went with masoor dal. Here comes my Instant Pot Mint rasam with masoor dal. (I have included the pressure cooker method also in the recipe)
For the alphabet S, I am going to present Snicker Doodle Cookies from Germany. I usually write down the recipe list for my entire mega marathon and the first one that I wrote was “S for Snicker Doodle Cookies.” This soft and chewy cinnamon flavored cookie is a treat for everyone. Even the non-sweet tooth person like me can gobble these cookies anytime, and I love this especially with milk. Ok, let’s blame it on the cinnamon. :-)
Doughnuts / Donuts are one of the simple breakfasts that you can find in all the breakfast joints. There are countless donut varieties with yummylicious toppings. But instead of fried donuts how to baked donuts without any yeast and eggs? Sounds great huh? I can assure you that it tastes great too. Today I am sharing two types of baked donuts – One with butter cinnamon sugar topping and the other one with maple syrup topping.
Before getting into the Thali spread, here is yet another Gujarati delicacy prepared with my favorite beans – Black eyed peas or cow peas or Lobia (Hindi). I love this legume so much so that, I always prepare pitlai with this instead of chickpeas and that’s what I posted on my blog too. When I saw that Lobia curry is quite common in Gujarati thali spread, I didn’t even think twice and made up my mind to prepare it. I did prepare, and here I am sharing the same with you all.
Here comes my next instant pot recipe – Mixed vegetable sambar. After the kheer, I slowly started to experiment different recipe in my instant pot, especially the day to day recipes like sambar, kootu, poriyal, and rasam. Guess what, all my experiments were successful. I just love this kitchen gadget. It’s worth the money. Continue reading “Instant Pot Mixed Vegetable Sambar | Video Recipe” »
I have mentioned this many times – I love fruit based desserts. I enjoy and like the natural flavor that it adds to the dessert. So today’s recipe is a fruit based recipe and it’s the egg-less persimmon bundt cake. With the subtle cinnamon spice flavor, this cake is perfect for this holiday season. Decor your holiday spread with delicious persimmon bundt cake.
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of holiday season and holiday season of course means parties and get-togethers. Last year we hosted a small holiday party at our home for our friends and their families. Be it a family get-together or an office party, hosting is a pretty involved task. Rearranging furniture, cleaning and decorating the house and the list goes on and oh yeah there is food too. Today I am going to share my ideas on how to create a perfect cheese board for the holiday party. Hmmm…. why cheese board? (Spoiler Alert: Don’t miss the amazing contest to win a trip to Napa Valley, California! Details below.)