Entries by Suman Maheshwari

Winter Special: Til – Gud Barfi

This Makar Sankranti make traditional til gud ki barfi at home with this simple recipe. Til and gud are very healthy and nutritional and keep the body warm in winter. Health benefits of til (sesame seeds):  Sesame seeds prevent diabetes, lower blood pressure, build strong bones, improve heart health, supports digestion, lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer, prevents wrinkles on […]

Dahi vada

Dahi Vada is a must have on special festive occasions but this is such a comforting Indian snack that it can be had anytime! Ingredients to make 14 to 16 dahi vada- Moong dal         – 1/4 tea cup Urad dal             – 1/2 tea cup Oats      […]

Cocktail Idli with Coconut and Coriander Chutney

Sharing the recipe of nutritional and healthy cocktail idli. They look cute and taste absolutely delicious! The ingredients used to make cocktail idli are suji, besan, poha, oats, coriander leaves and curry leaves. All of these ingredients are a good source of iron. Let’s start with the recipe of the chutney first: Coconut and Coriander Leaves […]

Phool Makhana Kheer

In English, this dry fruit is known as Foxnut or Lotus seed and in hindi it is called phool makhana. Roasted phool makhana is a popular fasting food. It has numerous health benefits and is full of nutrition. It is good source of calcium, protein, carbohydrates, iron, zinc, potassium and phosphorus. It is high in fibre […]

Pitod Ka Raita With a Smoky Flavour

Pitod (pronounced pitt-aud) is traditionally a Rajasthani dish but it is also popular in other parts of India. It is very similar to Gujrati Khandvi but pitod is slightly thicker.  The recipe is very easy. To make pitod, batter is made with besan (gram flour) and buttermilk. The mixture is cooked and solidified, then it […]

Kaathi Dal, Chawal and Kath

  Kaathi dal, chawal and kath is a popular Rajasthani cuisine. It is a simple yet a complete meal which is loved by everyone in our family. My mummy use to make this comfort food combo very often and I learned to make this from her.  Kaathi dal is made with arhar dal or lentil (split […]

Chocolate Cookies with Oats

  If our body doesn’t get enough iron, we can end up with various health problems like memory loss, irregular heartbeat and a weakened immune system. To keep our mental and physical health in order, we must include iron rich food in our diet. In this post, I am sharing the recipe of chocolate cookies which […]