Free Thinking

Today’s post is based on an incident from my postgraduate days. Once me and my friend were roaming around the market as our exams just got finished. She was wearing her (graduate) college sweatshirt in which something was written which was neither in English nor in Hindi. My first impulse would had been to ask the language from her. But

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Almond Cake

Print Almond Cake It is a quick and delicious dessert for busy days and it tastes just as a bakery cake. Ingredients 2 cups All purpose flour 1 cup Almond flour 1 tsp Salt 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 cup Sugar 0.5 cup Vegetable oil 1.5 cup Milk Instructions In a bowl take all the dry ingredients and mix them

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My Daughter’s first year

I distinctly remember the feeling when I first hold my daughter. It was a mixed feeling of joy, excitement as well as little apprehension(about managing all the stuff).I was really waiting to get discharged and took her to her home. Finally the day arrived and we came to our home with our daughter. Initially she used to sleep the entire

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Baked Samosa using Air Fryer

Everyone love samosas…lets try making it with minimal of oil so that we can indulge in it without feeling guilty. 5 from 1 vote Print Baked Samosa using Air Fryer Course Snack Cuisine Indian Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Author Anamika Sinha Ingredients For Samosa cover 2 cups Refined flour (Maida) Warm water

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Almond Halwa

Almod Halwa

  5 from 1 vote Print Almond Halwa Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. They also contain zinc, selenium, copper and niacin. Compared to all other nuts, they are the most packed with nutrients and beneficial components. But my daughter does not like eating raw almonds so I always make either badam halwa

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Sooji Milk Halwa

Print Sooji Milk Halwa Recipe that I am sharing today is an easy one but it never goes wrong with the kids. No matter how many times you make it, they just love it. Course Dessert Cuisine Indian Servings 3 people Author Anamika Sinha Ingredients 1 Cup Semolina – 1 (Sooji/Rava) fine variety 0.75 Cup Sugar 0.5 Cup Ghee 5 Pieces Cardamoms

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French Fries

There are days when potatoes are a life saver. When nothing else seems to work then it is like ‘Aaloo bana lete hai’ and miraculously snacks like French fries or Honey Chilli Potato always seems to work especially with kids. Ingredients Potatoes – 4-5 medium size Oregano – As per your taste Sea salt or Regular salt  – As needed Oil –

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Paneer Uttapam

I used to make Uttapams using rice and dal mix. It worked well with Dosas but some how the Utttapams were not turning out to be very soft. So I tried adding different ingredients and after lot of trial and errors finally hit the jackpot!!!  Let me share the recipe with you. Ingredients Normal rice – 3 Cups Urad dal – 1 Cup Suji /

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Honey Chilli Potato

In my last post I shared the recipe for french fries, this time I will share honey chilli potato’s recipe.   5 from 1 vote Print Honey Chilli Potato Course Snack Cuisine Chinese, Indian Author Anamika Sinha Ingredients 4 pieces Potatoes- 4 Medium sized peeled and cut into fingers 0.5 Cup Onions Finely chopped 1 tbsp Garlic paste 1 piece Garlic Finely chopped

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Vegetable Chowmein

While I was growing up Chinese food for me meant vegetable chowmein. It used to be a delicacy at my time with very few people knew how to make it. Though time has changed it is still one of the favorite dish for me and my daughter. I frequently make it for her now using vegetables in a higher quantity, to make it tasty

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Child Bullying

One of the worse nightmare for a parent is when their child becomes the victim of bullying. It could happen anywhere: school, bus, playground the list is endless. My friend’s 4 years daughter faced severe physical bullying in bus by one of the senior boys. Each day she used to return crying, sometime even with a bruise on her body. That continued irrespective

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Sooji Upma

Sooji Upma is made more or less like Vermicelli upma. Let me share the recipe with you Ingredients Semolina/ Sooji/ Rava (fine variety) – 1 Cup Onion – 1 Medium (finely sliced) Cashew-nuts/ Kaju – 10-12 Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Chana dal – 1 tsp Urad dal – 1 tsp Green chili – 1 slited Grated ginger – 1 tsp

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Vermicelli Upma

Vermicelli is a popular South Indian Breakfast. I generally prefer it over chowmein which is one of my daughter’s favorite dish. After trying lot of variants I finally clicked on the right one which goes well with my daughter’s taste buds. Ingredients Seviyan/ Whole Wheat Vermicelli- 1.5 Cups (Roasted) Onion – 1 Medium (finely sliced) Carrot – 1/2 Cup (finely chopped)

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Fruit Custard

Fruit custard always gives me nostalgia, as it was my favorite as a kid. I used to really bogged down my mom every other day to make it. And it was so yummy (Ma ke hath ke khane ki baat hi kuch aaur hoti hai) that I always finished it in one go. Even fruits like Apples or Bananas which

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Lemon Oats

In my earlier post I shared the recipe of masala oats but for those of you who prefer a lighter version (less spice) I will share the recipe for the Lemon Oats. It is super easy to make and also has the South Indian touch. So lets start. Ingredients Oats – 1 Cup Water – 1 Cup Turmeric powder – 1/4

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A Day in Hong Kong

For a change this post is neither about parenting nor tiffin recipes. In fact nothing related to our kids. Lets take a break girls, and have a typical girlish discussion like something about fashion sense. Interested, thought so!!! As I am a laid back person, for me fashion is more about comfort rather style so no wonder you will always find me

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