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Dhokla is a popular Gujarati snack and it happens to be one of favorite foods/farsaan as they call it, to munch on! It's soft, spongy and when paired with a spicy chutney, tastes even better! I had the intention to shoot the recipe of Dhokla since a while but never got the opportunity to do so. Finally, all thanks to Mrs. Priya Iyer, a blogger and homechef, we shot this beautiful and spongy Dhokla recipe. I loved the texture and taste of this one, and can vouch for the fact that you all should try it too! Here are the list of ingredients required: 1 cup besan 2. 4-5 tablespoons of sugar 3. Salt to taste 4. A 1-inch piece of ginger and 1 green chilli, ground to a paste 5. 1/4 teaspoon citric acid powder 6. A dash of lemon juice 7. 1 cup of

Diwali, the festival of lights, is round the corner and it is one of the biggest Indian festivals, celebrated in almost every home. It is the time when families get together, over homely food, festive treats, crackers and illuminate the festival. It is indeed a beautiful time which becomes even more awaited due to the variety of homemade sweets, prepared during this time. Not only do people gift sweets to each other, many houses start making sweets, weeks in advance for the pooja or gifting purposes. Some of the popular Indian sweets seen abundantly during this time would be the infamous Kaju Katli, ladoos, besan barfi, rasgullas, peda, and more. Among them, there is a homely sweet which can be made with the simplest of ingredients and yet, tastes so delicious. Yes, I am referring to the Atta Ladoo! Mothers

Bread Medhu Vada is a fusion dish- a combination of the classic Medhu Vada and the modern Bread Pakoda! It is super crunchy, filled with all the Desi flavours and tastes delicious with coconut chutney! Homechef , blogger and food photographer, Sapna Saxena, demonstrates this recipe to us in the latest Youtube video. It is the perfect snack to serve your guests this Diwali season too, they will definitely want more helpings of these! Let us see how to make these at home, here is the list of ingredients required- Bread slices 4-5 Rava/Sooji- 1/4th cup Rice flour- 1/4th cup Salt- 1/2 tbsp Chilli flakes- 1 tsp Curd- 1/2 cup Chopped onion- 1 Chopped Green chilli - 2 Coriander- a handful Curry leaves- a bunch Water- 1-2 tbsp Method: Break the bread slices in small pieces and keep it in a bowl. Add the rice flour, sooji, salt, chilli flakes, chopped veggies

The festive season is coming and my favorite part about any festival are the delicious sweets! The festive lights, colors, food, sweets- it all comes together to put a smile on everyone's face. With Durga puja, Navratri, Diwali approaching us, here is an easy Indian sweet recipe to try at home! Homechef Vineeta Thakur demonstrates this recipe from scratch, and calls it a three-in-one recipe: Mouth freshner, sweet and delicious Laddoos, all in one! This has a coconut taste, mild sweetness, with the perfect balance in the paan flavour, which makes it a hit among all! Here are the ingredients you need to make 12 Paan laddoos at home: Khova- 100gms Dessicated Coconut- 200gms Cane sugar- 150 gms Milk- 2tbsp Green food color- 2 drops Paan leaves- 10 pieces Gulkand- 4 tbsp Silver vark for dressing Method: Heat the Khova on a low flame in a pan for 5-6

Mutton curry is a family favorite and hence, I had to share this recipe with you all! Spicy mutton curry with rice is an absolute bliss on Sundays and we all love relishing it. The best part is that no prior meat marination is required in this case and it is a simple way to make a delicious curry at home! My mom makes this at home and it is surely a comfort food for me. If you are a mutton lover, you should try this. Here are the list of ingredients required: Mutton - 500gms Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder- 1/2 tsp Salt- 1/2 tsp Mustard Oil- 1 tsp Curd- 2 tbsp Ghee- 1/2 tbsp Red chillies- 2 Bay leaves- 2 Cinnamon sticks- 1/2 Cardamom- 2 Onion- 2 Mustard Oil- 1 tbsp 5-6 cloves of garlic Green chillies- 2 Red chillies- 2 Ginger- 1/2 Potatoes- 2 Tomato- 1 Curd- 2 tbsp Water, as required METHOD- In a bowl, take

Fruit crumble is the perfect sweet treat for winters- it's warm, flavourful and so delicious. You can make it healthy, integrate the fruits you like and bake these beauties, easily at home. This healthy version of fruit crumble is demonstrated by Meena, who is training under Bangalore homebaker, Samantha. She runs a brand named             The Sweet Affair Shop Let us see how to make this dessert at home: Ingredients- Pear sliced 70 g Plum sliced 50 g Honey 20 g Brown sugar 20 g Heat this on a stovetop or induction, till the sugar melts. Be careful at this step as sugar tends to burn easily. Keep this fruit mixture aside, so that we can use it in the assembly at the end. Let us make the crumble Crumble ingredients: Oats 27 g Flour 27 g Cold Butter 30 g Cinnamon 1/4 tsp Walnuts 1 tbsp Mix these ingredients till

Savoury baking with healthy elements has always been a challenge for me as it becomes difficult to find the right balance. But, Sandhya and Samantha from The Sweet Affair Shop, make it look easy and effortless! They show us this snack recipe which is baked, healthy, eggless, super easy to make and comes out delicious! A great pairing with your evening tea or coffee, here is how you bake these beauties: Ingredients: Wheat Flour 96 gms Salt 3/4 tsp or to taste Cheese grated 10 gms Pizza seasoning 3/4 tsp Chili flakes (to taste) 1.5 tsp Oil 35 ml Curd 50 ml Milk 38 ml METHOD: Mix all the ingredients except milk into a crumble like texture, in a bowl, and then add milk to form a smooth dough. Add 1-2 tbsp of flour, if the dough feels runny or difficult to handle. 2. Once the dough is formed, roll out

Pinata smash Cake or surprise cake is a trending concept at the moment, when is comes to gifting options for special occasions. It is especially a hit with kids who are fascinated with what's inside the pinata! Now, it can be customised by the maker- based on the client requirement, or otherwise. It can be filled with chocolates, brownies, macarons, muffins, surprise gifts, or more. This recipe is being demonstrated by Sonal Nandini, a talented Bangalore homebaker- running her own brand, named Cake Time. She bakes customised cakes for celebrations, healthy bakes, pinatas, desserts and more! Let us see her pinata recipe- Preparing Pinata - 1. Chop the compound chocolate into small pieces & melt it in microwave (or double boiler) for a few seconds. Be careful at this step as chocolate tends to burn quickly. 2. Stir nicely & heat it in

Choley Puri is a popular Indian homemade delicacy that many love to relish on cheat days or weekends! It is packed with Desi flavors, made with love and is very filling- calls for a complete lunch or dinner! In our recent video shoot, a talented homechef in Bengaluru- Simran Kukreja - shows us this recipe from scratch and we didn't mind the extra helpings of Poori, because it tasted delicious! Simran belongs to Namma Bengaluru, she is in the teaching profession since 15+ years and holds an immense passion for cooking, as well as baking. The secret ingredient in all her creations is that extra drizzle of love- which makes you wanting for more servings! Let us see how to make her version of the quintessential choley puri: Ingredients for Chola - Servings - 6: 3 cups of soaked overnight chickpeas 4 onions chopped

A traditional Bengali lunch - Dim Posto, is a crowd favourite when it comes to a filling and delicious meal. The main ingredient here is the poppy seeds or the posto, which is a delight among Bengalis and is used for making vegetarian delicacies as well. It goes best with steaming white rice, so let us see how to cook this at home: Ingredients- Poppy seeds Green Chillies Eggs Poatotes Salt Turmeric powder Brown sugar Water METHOD: Make a paste in a mixer with 4-5 tbsp of poppy seeds, 2 green chillis and 1/2 cup water. Keep it aside Keep the required amount of eggs and potatoes boiled, to be cooked later. In a kadhai, heat 2 tbsp mustard oil, add a tbsp of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. Fry the eggs and potatoes in this till they turn golden brown. Keep the slightly fried boiled eggs aside