Tag: snack

Snacks, Vrat Special (Fasting)

Masala Makhana

Makhana is also known as fox nuts, gorgon nut, Euryale Ferox and is from the flowering plant in the water lily family.  It is cultivated for its white seeds which are edible.  In most of the Indian subcontinent, Makhana is considered auspicious and used in the prasad (offering) and is also used in day to day […]

From the oven

Jeera Cookies (Cumin Cookies)

Jeera Cookies also called jeera biscuits back in India.  We used to go these bakeries where they will be freshly made everyday. These cookies makes me nostaligic as they remind me of my childhood days.  Those days when we had nothing to worry about other than just school, have fun with friends.


Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla is one of the popular traditional recipe from the state of Gujarat.   It is made with chickpea flour which is also called besan.  This is a healthy recipe as it is steamed which makes it low in calories and can be ready in less than 30 minutes.  You can enjoy it as […]


Guest Post: Quinoa Poha by Swati Goyal

Are you all ready to meet another talented blogger?  Meet Swati Goyal who blogs at Let’s Cook Healthy Tonight and believes in cooking healthy and delicious food.  I met her through Sonal who is a fellow blogger and we worked together on creating diabetic friendly recipes.  I asked a few fellow bloggers if they would […]