Ridgegourd Rice | Peerkangai Saadam

Ridgegourd Rice

The school season has already begun here in India, and it’s about to start in the USA and other countries soon. Packing kids lunch is always a challenging task. I shared a few kiddo’s favorite lunch box recipes last year, and here I am back with another set of kids friendly lunch box recipes. The first recipe that I am going to share is the Peerkangai Sadam/Ridgegourd rice. It’s a mild yet delicious rice with the veggie sneaked in.

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Eggless Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

Welcome to the three day blogging marathon, and this week theme is  – “Kid’s delight | Cakes and Cookies”. Holiday season always calls for baking. That’s the main reason for me to chose this theme for kid’s delight event. Join me with you delicious sweet bakes. :-) The carrot saga continues. :-) Today I am going to present a simple and mildly spiced cookie – “Eggless Oatmeal Carrot Cookies”.

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Hosting Kid’s Delight Event | Cakes and Cookies

I am happy to announce the next kid’s delight event. Last year, I picked pastas for kids. This year I am going with cakes and cookies.  Holiday season always calls for baking. Bake your child’s favorite cakes or cookies and please join me with your entries. Let’s make this holiday season more fun and cookielicious and cakelicious.


Please send in your recipe link along with the picture to my email @ daffodilshree@gmail.com. I will be doing a round up post before Jan 25th.

Guidelines for the event:

  • From now until January 15th, you are welcome to join the “Kids delight event | Cakes and Cookies” that will make a kid happy!
  • The entries have to be Vegetarian. Also no alcohol in the bakes. (Eggs are allowed)
  • Multiple entries are allowed too.
  • The recipe has to be posted between Dec 15 2016 and Jan 15th 2017. Sorry I am not accepting from the archives.
  • Kindly link up this event announcement(this post link) and Valli’s Kid’s delight announcement to qualify as an entry.
  • Non Bloggers can send in your entries too, mail me the recipe with image at daffodilshree(at)gmail(dot)com | daffodilshree@gmail.com.

If you can use the below logo, it will be great.

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Looking forward to your cakes and cookies. Thanks a lot.

Slow Cooker Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup

Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup – pretty much all the Indian restaurants have this soup in their menu. This simple yet delicious clear soup is not only kids’ delight, its pretty much everyone’s delight. In a quest to sneak in vegetables, I have tried lot of soup recipes and here is one such simple recipe which is prepared in a crockpot. This recipe can be easily prepared in a stove top also. This simple recipe can be modified in a zillion ways according to your preference.


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Broccoli Paratha

Parathas are one among the popular Indian flatbreads.  There are different varieties of these Parathas and I love all the veggie based Parathas. This is yet another recipe to sneak in vegetables and try out all different options. Here is the super simple broccoli paratha prepared with wheat flour and corn flour and spiced up with sambar powder. (Yeah you heard it right – sambar powder)  


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