Book Review: More Bread Machine Bounty

Gayle Shockey Hockster; Better Homes and Gardens; Des Moines, 1994 I picked up this book when I was a novice with the bread maker and it soon became my go-to volume. I loved the recipes, which are easy to follow, and the tips given by the side or at the bottom are invaluable, especially if… Continue reading Book Review: More Bread Machine Bounty

Lauki Chana Dal (Bottle gourd with Bengal gram)

I was not a big fan of the bottle gourd or any member of the squash family. Till I got a bumper crop from the garden and the fresh bottle gourd with firm fleshy white meat and no seeds or very tender seeds turned me into a fan. The only dish I would make from… Continue reading Lauki Chana Dal (Bottle gourd with Bengal gram)

Ada, health meets taste

This is comfort food, especially in winter. The aroma of the pancake cooking on a hot griddle will set your taste buds working overtime. This is a healthy option for breakfast, packed with proteins from all the variety of lentils that go into the batter. Ingredients (Serves 6 persons) Idli rice 1/4 cupUrad dal 1/4… Continue reading Ada, health meets taste

Whole wheat cake (atta cake)

I always use all-purpose flour for my cakes. Today, I experimented with whole wheat flour. In fact, I decided to go for the healthy version without eggs or butter. I used light vegetable oil and plain yoghurt instead. It turned out really delicious with a nice, chewy texture. Ingredients Whole wheat flour (atta) 2 cupsSugar… Continue reading Whole wheat cake (atta cake)