Eggless Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffin – Shack Saturdays

Hola! Hope you all are doing well and the weekend’s going great so far! Many of our readers requested for the eggless version of the banana muffins I posted last time. I tried substituting egg with milk and plain yogurt for this one and the result was as good as the ones with egg. I used Olive Oil instead of butter to make them healthier. So, here’s the … Continue reading Eggless Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffin – Shack Saturdays

Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Bruschetta is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled/baked bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Variations may include different toppings like chopped tomatoes, onions, beans, cheese, basil, etc. I am sharing my homemade version with you all today. It’s inception in my kitchen was completely co-incidental. Better half got Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese and we planned to have tomato and buffalo … Continue reading Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Banana Muffin

Freshly baked Banana Muffins are here today. Healthy and toothsome! Grab the ingredients mentioned below and preheat your oven to witness deliciousness in your mouth. I bet you won’t buy muffins from outside after making these at home. Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Baking Time 15-20 minutes Makes 6 Muffins Main Ingredients Plain Flour (Maida) & Banana Main Equipment Oven Course Breakfast/Dessert Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients               … Continue reading Banana Muffin

Bread Pizza – Shack Saturdays Special

Lip-smacking breakfast recipe ‘Bread Pizza’ is here this weekend. It was never so simple to make pizzas at home. Busy moms be ready to delight your kids. Below are the simple steps for you all; Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Baking Time 12-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Bread Main Equipment  Oven Course Breakfast/Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                             … Continue reading Bread Pizza – Shack Saturdays Special

Plain Dosa (Rice and Lentil Crepe) – Shack Saturdays Special

We have always relished Dosas (Rice and Lentil Crepes). If you go to a South-Indian restaurant you will find a variety of dosas in the menu. From plain to masala to mysore masala to cheese and the list goes on. The recipe I am sharing today is that of a Plain Dosa. It is crispy and tastes divine with Coconut Chutney and Sambhar (Spicy Lentil Curry). It … Continue reading Plain Dosa (Rice and Lentil Crepe) – Shack Saturdays Special

Chole Bhature (Chickpeas Curry and Indian Puffed Bread) – Fiesta Friday

Here’s a very delicious platter of Chole (Chickpeas Curry) and Bhature (Indian deep-fried and puffed bread made with plain/refined flour) for you all this Friday! It is a very popular North Indian delicacy which you will find in the menus of most of the North Indian restaurants. It is a favourite combination at home as well and we relish Chole Bhature with lemon pickle and sliced onions. If you … Continue reading Chole Bhature (Chickpeas Curry and Indian Puffed Bread) – Fiesta Friday

Bhature (Deep-fried and Puffed Plain Flour Bread)

Chole Bhature is a very popular North Indian delicacy. You would find it in most of the North Indian restaurant menus. It is a favourite combination at home as well and we relish Chole Bhature with lemon pickle and sliced onions. If you haven’t tried this incredible dish yet, go ahead and give it a try. I had uploaded the recipe for Chole (chickpeas curry) earlier … Continue reading Bhature (Deep-fried and Puffed Plain Flour Bread)

Oats Uthappa or Uttapam (Indian Pancake) – Shack Saturdays Special

The very healthy and tasty Oats Uthappa or Uttapam (Indian Pancake) is here this weekend. Oats have the highest amount of soluble fibre amongst all grains and support healthy digestion. This nutrient-dense food can be had in so many different ways. Beyond the breakfast bowl, these can be added to cookies, breads, pancakes and more. It is great as a snack or main-course. I learnt … Continue reading Oats Uthappa or Uttapam (Indian Pancake) – Shack Saturdays Special

Egg White and Spinach Omelette

Time for a dose of health. It can’t get better than protein, dietary fibre, vitamins, calcium, iron…. and more in a single dish. A quick recipe for breakfast, main-course or snack. Comfort food was never so nutritious. 🙂 Here’s the recipe for you all; Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Cooking Time 10 minutes Serving 1 Main Ingredients Eggs & Spinach Course Breakfast or Main-Course Level Of Cooking Easy Ingredients     … Continue reading Egg White and Spinach Omelette

Poori (Deep-fried and Puffed Wheat Bread)

Don’t we all like to have those cheat meals once in a while… 😉 Being an ardent foodie, my happiness quotient is at the highest level when I have those… Haha! Poori is a variety of Indian deep-fried and puffed bread made with whole wheat flour. It goes fantastically with veg and non-veg curries. I love it with ghugni (black chickpeas/kala chana curry) or kadhai chicken. A … Continue reading Poori (Deep-fried and Puffed Wheat Bread)

Besan Ka Cheela (Gram Flour Pancakes) – Fiesta Friday Special

Have you tried Besan Ka Cheela? If you have then you know what I am referring to but if you haven’t then you are definitely missing a delectable item from your menu. You can make these Cheelas (pancakes) in two simple steps. In some places in India it is also called ‘tomato omelette’… yes, I was also amazed when I heard tomato omelette for the first time, I … Continue reading Besan Ka Cheela (Gram Flour Pancakes) – Fiesta Friday Special

Paneer Paratha (Indian flat bread stuffed with Cottage Cheese) – Paratha Series #2 (Shack Saturdays)

Hi Friends, I am back from my fantastic India trip. Visited the not so cold Mumbai and the very cold Delhi and enjoyed every second. But no thanks to the bad internet connectivity during travel I am bringing to you all a belated Shack Saturdays. But, but, but today what I have is one of my favvvourite recipes ‘Paneer Paratha’ which is a variety of Indian … Continue reading Paneer Paratha (Indian flat bread stuffed with Cottage Cheese) – Paratha Series #2 (Shack Saturdays)

Nutella Croissant (Day 6) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 6 brings the deliciously magical combination of Nutella (sweetened hazelnut chocolate spread) and Croissant (buttery and flaky pastry). It’s one of my favourites for a Sunday breakfast. A must try for chocolate (nutella 😉 ) lovers. Here’s the quick recipe for you. Preparation Time 1.5 to 2 hours Baking Time 13-15 minutes Makes 8 Croissants Main Ingredients Maida (PlainFlour) & Nutella Main Equipment Oven Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients   … Continue reading Nutella Croissant (Day 6) – 7 Days of Christmas

Walnut and Chocolate Chip Muffin (Day 5) – 7 Days of Christmas

Day 5 of 7 Days of Christmas comes with Walnut and Chocolate Chip Muffin. Extremely easy to make and a super hit for any party, breakfast or high tea. Here’s the quick recipe for you. Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Baking Time 13-15 minutes Makes 6 Muffins Main Ingredients Plain Flour (Maida),  Banana, Walnuts & Chocolate Chips Main Equipment Oven Course Breakfast/Dessert Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients               … Continue reading Walnut and Chocolate Chip Muffin (Day 5) – 7 Days of Christmas

Puff Pastry (Day 2) – 7 Days of Christmas

Perfect for parties and sure to win a lot of hearts. Puff Pastry is made in layers that expand when cooked. It is quite versatile so feel free to add a filling of your choice or serve flaky as is. The incredibly light flakes are enough to make it Oh So Special! 🙂 The most important thing in this recipe is the dough. You need … Continue reading Puff Pastry (Day 2) – 7 Days of Christmas

Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

All Hail The Potato! Here’s the very popular and versatile Indian street food. Made with spiced potatoes. Serve with Mint & Coriander Chutney and Natural Yogurt. It’s also perfect for fasts if you use Sendha Namak (Rock Salt) instead of the usual salt. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Boiled Potatoes Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                             … Continue reading Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

Masala Sandwich

Here’s the good old Masala Sandwich. Made with spiced potato stuffing. Serve with Tomato Sauce or Mint & Coriander Chutney. It has been a favourite breakfast or brunch recipe at home. It’s so easy to make and so delicious. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes & Bread Course Breakfast/Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled … Continue reading Masala Sandwich

Plain Paratha (Paratha Series #1)

A variety of Indian Flat Bread made with whole wheat flour. It is layered and crispy. Quite versatile. Goes wonderfully with veg and non-veg curries or with natural yogurt or salted butter or simply roll and dip it in your cup of hot milk tea and relish it. Preparation Time 10 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Makes 8 Parathas Main Ingredients Aata (Whole Wheat Flour) Course Maincourse Level Of Cooking Medium … Continue reading Plain Paratha (Paratha Series #1)