Category: My House

Swimming Safe this Summer!!

With the summer just around the corner, the mothers are getting frantic about engaging their toddler into a variety of activity classes. Among the popular activities, the most popular one seems to be "Swim lessons". Children love to play in and around water, but no matter where you find it – in a bucket, bowl, toilet, tub, sink, puddle, or pool – I would be careful when my child is around it!...
coconut onion samosa

Coconut Onion Samosa

Coconut Onion Samosa - Ingredients for Stuffing: Coconut: (grated)  1 cup Finely chopped onion: 1 cup Chopped and crushed green chillies: 5 Greated and crushed ginger: 2" Jaggery: 1/2 tsp Tamarind powder: 1/2 tsp Salt: 1/2 tsp. Ingredients for dough: Enriched Flour: 1 cup Hot Oil: 1tbsp Salt: 1/4 tsp Turmeric: A pinch. Method Of Preparation: Add hot oil to the enriched flour. Also, add salt and...
Gongura Pacchadi

Gongura Pacchadi and Rice Roti

Gongura or red sorrel is a staple green leaf used in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. It's sour tangy taste is it's USP. The spicy Andhra Masala added to the Pacchadi, make it a Gourmet's delight. Gongura pacchadi is a Telugu cuisine. I am combining it with Rice roti, a Maharashtrian staple. The pair is totally divine! :) Gongura Pacchadi: Gongura leaves washed and wiped dry: 1 bunch Red chillies:...
helicopter parenting

Are We Helicopter Parenting?

So, Who is A Helicopter Parent? Wikipedia explains this term as “A helicopter parenting (also called a cosseting parent or simply a cosseter) is a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child's or children's experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions.” And this is irrespective of the age of the child. What is the impact on the entire parent-child relationship?...
home made milk chocolate

Home-Made Milk Chocolate With Nuts

Recipe Of  Home Made Milk Chocolate Ingredients: Sugar: 1 cup Water: 1/2 cup Butter: 1 cup Cocoa powder: 1 cup Milk Powder: 3 cups Nuts assorted broken and roasted.   Method Of Preparation: Take a thick bottomed pan. Add sugar and water. Stir for about 15 min till a one string consistency is obtained. Now add butter, stir for 2 mins. Add cocoa powder and milk powder.  Mix well for about 30...
bombay karachi halwa

Amazing Taste of Bombay Karachi Halwa.

Bombay Karachi Halwa - This is a chewy Halwa made from cornflour and nuts. It's an essential sweet in an assorted sweet box. Ingredients: 1&1/2 cup sugar + 1/2 cup water to make a string consistency syrup. 1/2 cup corn flour mixed in 1&1/2 cup water with a pinch of red food color. Pinch of citric acid crystals. Assorted slivered nuts roasted till crunchy in ghee(clarified butter). 2tbsp...
South Indian Recipe

South Indian Recipe – Home Made Chiroti!

It's a Maharashtra and Karnataka special dessert. I made this for Deepavali this year! South Indian Recipe. Ingredients: Maida/Enriched Flour: 200 gms Chiroti Rava: 50 gms Hot Ghee (Clarified Butter): 1 tbsp Salt: 1/2 tsp Milk to knead the dough Sugar (finely powdered with 6 cardamoms): 80 gms Oil to deep fry Corn flour: 2 tbsp Ghee(clarified butter): 2 tbsp South Indian Recipe Chiroti - Method...
banana chips

Easy Way to Make Banana Chips – Taste is Priceless

The famous Nendra Palam chips from Kerala was on my cooking wish list since long. Surprisingly, I found that it is very easy to make banana chips. Taste is priceless! Ingredients: 5 semi-raw bananas (Nendra Bale bananas) a tinge of sweetness is it's USP. 1tsp Salt mixed in a bowl of 20 ml water. Oil to fry. Banana Chips - Method Of Preparation: Longitudinally Slit the peel of bananas. Oil your...
mini potato oat

Mini Potato Oat Lollipops!

Easy//Healthy//Potato Love//After School Snack//Kid Friendly//Party Pleasing Recipe. If you cannot live without these starchy healthy vegetables and if you are looking for more options to eat potatoes,  this recipe(Mini Potato Oat) is a must try. I love potatoes in any form and in any dish and can have it any time of the day :) Did you know that there are many good reasons to add potatoes to our...
red poha ladoo

Quick and Yummy Red Poha Ladoo.

If you are looking for a quick dessert which does not take too many ingredients and time to make,  but still tastes great, here it is!  "Red Poha Ladoo" Ingredients: Red poha: 1 cup, roasted slightly and powdered. Jaggery or Sugar: 3/4 cup finely powdered. Elaichi/Cardamom: 4,  finely powdered. Desiccated Coconut: 1/2 cup. Ghee: 1/4 cup. Almond or Cashews (chopped): 1/3 cup. Related: Soft Poha...

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)