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18 March, 2017

Pasta Salad and Stir fried Mushrooms with Bread Sauce(??)

Pasta Salad and Stir fried Mushrooms with Bread Sauce(??)
Comments : 8 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Brunch, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Celebrate Easter with this delicious pasta salad and stir fried mushrooms with bread sauce which your vegetarian friends will enjoy. By the way, I do not think there is any sauce called bread sauce. It’s just what I told the girls when I served them. They accepted! Actually, the mushrooms are shallow fried but since
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4 January, 2017

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special
Comments : 12 Posted in : Bajara/Pearl Millet/Sajji, Bajra, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, Flours, Gujarati Cuisine, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Karnataka Cuisine, Lists, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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As 14th January fast approaches, we have a festival coming up. Sankranti or Sankramana. The day before is celebrated in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh as Bhogi and we celebrate the fresh farm produce . Tumgai palaya, Sajji Rotti being today’s highlights along with Good Saar and Huggi. But a bit more about the famous festival. The
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28 September, 2016

Vegetables with Dal

Vegetables with Dal
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Meal, Quick Meals, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Old Age the time you need proteins as well as fibre in your meal but at the same time need light and good tasting meals. Marry the proteins of dal or lentils and fibre of vegetables in one dish. Vegetables with Dal and  you are all set for a full Indian meal that you can
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13 September, 2016

Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd Soup,Lauki aur Turai Ka Soup

Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd Soup,Lauki aur Turai Ka Soup
Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This soup of Bottle Gourd, Ridge Gourd and Daal Soup. Surprised well so am I. I could not believe that I can get a delicious soup from these vegetables and is white in colour. The images I had seen were vibrant green. This rainy season it was pouring and I was making soup from bottle
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9 September, 2016

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Uppittu

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Uppittu
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Making this healthy and tasty Quinoa Uppittu is amazingly easy. Quinoa does not need treatment like rava or sooji, there is no roasting involved here. So this becomes a fast food but a healthy one. Just right for the Simple and healthy Vegetarian Food in Old age theme that I am running this #Cooking Carnival. So
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6 July, 2016

Set Dosa, An Indian Crepe

Set Dosa, An Indian Crepe
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Dosa, Fermented, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Kid Friendly, Poha, Shallow Fried, Soda Bicarb-Cooking Soda, South Indian Cusine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Dosa is a South Indian Crepe, it is lentil based nd fermented.  A staple dish for South Indians for breakfast and as a snack. Since the basic components are rice and daal its high on carbohydrates and protein. My girls do not like dosa so when they do eat some dosa I better take notice
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17 June, 2016

Zatpat Vegetarin Pulao with Minimum Vegetables

Posted in : Baby Corn, Bachelor Recipes, Bay leaf /tej Patta, Blogging Marathon, Carrots, Chillies, Coriander, For the Tiffin Box, Garlic, Ginger, Green chilli, Healthy food, Herbs, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Meal, Oils, Quick Meals, Rice, Rice barn, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Spices, Star Anise, Tiffin box ideas, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This was one of the toughest themes for me. For one, all the recipes I wanted to make need you to eat them immediately and the girls are holidaying. So it has to be something that can be eaten cold if at all  they eat and finish.  This was a mish-mash recipe I came up
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15 June, 2016

Announcing Kids Delight~ Salads and Soups

Comments : 9 Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Event, Healthy food, Salad, Salad, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This month I am hosting Srivalli’s Kid’s Delight. My theme is Salads & Soups. Trying to get healthy eats in kids is a challenge. It should first look good, then smell great and taste good. With the rains healthy and light foods are what we love! Soups are welcome once we come home, all drenched….
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17 May, 2016

No Knead Light Wheat Loaf

Posted in : Baked, Blogging Marathon, Bread, Flours, Healthy food, International Cusine, Kid Friendly, Leaveners, Maida, Oils, Rice barn, Sandwich, Snack, Sugar, Sweeteners, Tiffin box ideas, Whole wheat, Yeast on by : ArchanaPotdar
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In the blogging marathon, we believe in challenging out limits and set newer horizons for self and others. So many times we have challenges that double up as themes. One such challenge was Taming the Yeast, the monster personified. Then Varada of Varada’s Kitchen had set us a challenge of No Knead Light Wheat Loaf.
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3 May, 2016

# 3 Ingredient Gul Papdi/Gur Papdi/Sukdi

Comments : 15 Posted in : #3 Ingredient Dish, Bachelor Recipes, Dessert, Festive Cooking, Flours, Ghee, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, jaggery, Kid Friendly, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Milk & Milk Products, Sweeteners, Uncategorized, whole wheat on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Picture this sometime in the 1980-90 school get over, mind you school was 10 am to 5 pm. Then you come home and you have a snack and milk. What was the snack? Either it was poha, upma, chivda if you were lucky with mom not being home when you come back then you have
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