by Pallavi Purani

beginner

Vegetable Stock

Vegetable Stock

I have made a variety of stocks in my kitchen over the years. Throwing the stalks of vegetables and cobs of the corn are a painful part of vegetable cleaning. They make the vegetable what it is.

Beetroot Methi Theplas

Beetroot Methi Theplas

Beeetroot and methi together were a marriage made in heaven. The earthy beets against the slightly bitter and edgy methi leaves were gorgeous with the bajra and whole wheat flour. I was floored the first time I tried it. Now it is a staple at my and even my mother’s and his mother’s home.

Vrat Bhakhri – Navratri Recipies

Vrat Bhakhri – Navratri Recipies

Did you know that we consume most calories while we are fasting? This is because of the ingredients that we use to make the fasting food. Since I am on a mission to find alternatives for myself and the husband, I landed up making this version of bhakhri for breakfast. I made this with no potatoes, l

Sprouts and Barley Flour Pancakes / Bajre ka Pooda

Sprouts and Barley Flour Pancakes / Bajre ka Pooda

Poodas or savory pancakes are our go to breakfast after long walks. They are easy to put together and very healthy. A Pooda is basically a mix of flours, spices and water. When I was younger, mum used to make these with besan/chick pea flour, onion and green chilly. However I out-lived my love for t

Pear Salad with Sweet lime/Mausambi Juice dressing

Pear Salad with Sweet lime/Mausambi Juice dressing

What a party in my mouth this one was <3 This healthy salad has very less oil and is gorgeous to serve and even travels well [pack the vinaigrette separate]. 🙂

Instant Ragi and oats Dosa

Instant Ragi and oats Dosa

The frantic rush to fix a breakfast gets to me sometimes. But then missing ingredients also has the same effect. I wanted to eat rava dosa but there was no rice flour 🙁

How to cut a DragonFruit

How to cut a DragonFruit

Oh boy, I have seen so many versions of the butchering that people do to this beautiful fruit.

Cheese Sauce with Cheese Slices

Cheese Sauce with Cheese Slices

One of those days when you are in no mood to cook but have to entertain guests, this version of the cheese sauce comes to my rescue. Serve it with some chips, veggies, croquet or even nachos and it will never fail you.

Sabudana Thalipeeth

Sabudana Thalipeeth

The husband and I are fasting for Navratri. I shall be keeping the fast till tomorrow aka saptami while he shall be keeping it will Navmi.

Ghiya/Lauki with Chana Daal post a Thailand Trip

Ghiya/Lauki with Chana Daal post a Thailand Trip

A true blue comfort food after eight fabulous days at Thailand. 🙂