Friday 26 May 2017

Vegan Potato & Kidney Bean Masala Toast

If you are looking for an Indianized version of spicy toast, am sure my today's post will definitely tickle your tastebuds. Seriously i dont want to repeat but however couldnt stop myself to say how much we love potatoes. My today's post is a fantastic and definitely a flavourful, very dangerously addictive potato and rajma masala loaded bread toast. Whoever loves spicy toast will definitely fell in love with this incredible toast. Adding bit coarsely mashed rajma aka kidney bean will definitely take this simple toast to an another level. Obviously this toast is seriously a protein rich toast to give a try definitely a home. You can add any beans to make this toast however my choice is kidney beans, i just love this beans very much, never stopped myself to add them in most of my dishes. And this beans is our family favourite.

Potato & Kidney Bean Masala Toast

Thursday 25 May 2017

Strawberry Nutella Toast

Nutella, this spread is one of the most favourite spread of my kids, though i dont get them often. However am trying to keep this spread away from my kids as they are capable to finish this spread within a day without any hesitation. Last week when we went for grocery, the younger one came with us and without our knowledge he grabbed a nutella bottle, we noticed it while we were in cash counter. Obviously we came home with it. Back home after having some french toast with nutella, my younger one asked me a different toast. Since some strawberries were sitting in my fridge, i couldnt resist to prepare this fantastic toast.

Nutella strawberry Toast

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Vegan Mushroom Pesto Toast

Toast means sliced bread singed by heat is commonly eaten with butter or else with sweetened toppings like jam or jelly, however some toasts are prepared even with savory spreads. A toast can be served even as an accompaniment to many dishes like soups or stews. We love toasts for our breakfast, yes toasts is definitely a common breakfast food for many of us. Even breads like baguettes, bagels or english muffins can be toasted and enjoyed with different spreads. Actually toasting is a common method of making stale bread as more palatable. Though toasts are seriously breakfast friendly dishes, you can prepare fantastic dinner friendly toasts as well. I will be posting three different toasts for this week's blogging marathon as i picked Got a toast ready for Dinner as theme.

Vegan Mushroom pesto Toast, Pesto Mushroom Toast

Friday 19 May 2017

Strawberry Chocolate Custard

A simple sweet or dessert is quite enough to celebrate an occasion na, and my today's post is definitely one among those simple sweet or dessert to give a try if you dont have an idea of cook up something new. My today's post calls for very easy and simple ingredients, a couple of ingredients like custard powder, chopped chocolate, sugar and milk is very much needed to dish out this custard. Though i prepared this dessert with Strawberries, you can dish out this same fabulous dessert with any sort of fruits or else with a lovely medley of tropical fruits, its all upto you. Since strawberries started showing their heads in farmer's market, i didnt hesitate a second to grab some juicy,succulent strawberries. Obviously i cant think any other fruits than strawberries to add in this simple trifle like dessert.

Strawberry & Chocolate Custard trifle

Thursday 18 May 2017

Shing Paak/Gujarati Peanut Burfi/Mandvi Paak

Peanut chikki aka brittles, i have rarely seen someone saying no to those sweet bites. When its comes something to dish out sweet with peanuts, everyone at home love to enjoy them. When i was planning for something different to cook with peanuts, i couldnt resist to dish out this easy breezy Shing paak aka Gujarati Peanut burfi.This recipe calls for just three ingredients, yes roasted peanut powder, sugar, cardamom powder and nuts (optional) to decorate. This fantastic Gujarati sweet gets ready very much quickly than you can imagine.Easy to put together, this shing paak have a subtle flavor and definitely this sweet will please anyone's sweet tooth. Shing means peanuts in Gujarat and this Shing paak is a delicious nutritional sweet with wonderful flavor in it.

Gujarati Peanut Burfi, Shing paak

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Mango,Semolina & Coconut Halwa /Mango Suji Sheera with Coconut

Mango, the King of fruit is our family favourite fruit and whenever i get this fruit, i dont hesitate a second to prepare some fantastic dish out of this fruit. Kesari aka Suji halwa which is well known as Semolina pudding is one among the most traditional Indian sweets which is quite often prepared for any occasion quickly as this dish asks for some easy preparation. This lipsmacking semolina pudding is one of our family favourite and my better half love this kesari aka halwa to the core. Since i want to prepare a different version of this pudding, this time i prepared mine with fresh mango puree, dessicated coconut flakes with roasted semolina. Initially i was bit skeptical to try this coconut and semolina combination, but trust me the final result was definitely a droolworthy pudding.

Mango, Semolina & Coconut Halwa

Friday 12 May 2017

Vegan Grilled Masala Vegetables

I have been posting some delicious grilled vegetarian dishes for the post two days as my theme for this week's blogging marathon is Vegetarian grilling. After a lipsmacking mustard cauliflower steak, and some delicious cheese potatoes, my today's post goes to some Indian spiced grilled vegetables. Indian spices added to any vegetables makes some fantastic dishes and this grilled masala vegetables is definitely a must try if you love Indian spices. You can enjoy this very less oil, spiced and vegan grilled vegetables simply with a bowl of rice or as accompaniment with some rotis or breads. You can adjust the spice level of this grilled vegetables depending upon your tastebuds. I went with a simple Indian spice mixture which calls for red chilly powder,pepper powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder and fennel seed powder.

Grilled Masala vegetables

Thursday 11 May 2017

Grilled Cheese Potatoes

Grilled cheese potatoes, this dish is definitely a real feast to whoever loves potatoes and cheese in their food. Cheese and potatoes when cooked together makes some tremendously delicious dishes. And my today's post is one of the best among those delicious dishes cooked with potatoes and cheese, kids will enjoy thoroughly this absolutely delicious super cheesy grilled potatoes. Very easy to prepare, this fantastic dish will definitely please anyone's tastebuds. Just a handful of sliced onions and few sliced baby potatoes when spiced simply with pepper powder, salt and dried herbs is quite enough to make this cheesy and flavourful dish. You can serve this Grilled cheese potatoes as main dish or else as a side for some grilled meats or with boiled vegetables.

Grilled cheese potatoes

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Grilled Vegan Mustard Cauliflower Steak/Grilled Vegetarian Steak

This week's blog posts are going to be Vegetarian grilling, yes you read it rite. Am gonna post only vegetarian grilling. Though its not still summer here, grilling vegetables or meats have been a part of our menu since am having an electric griller which makes some fantastic grilled vegetables. Obviously weather is not an obstacle for us to prepare some succulent grilled vegetables or meats. A simple Cauliflower steak when spiced with dijon mustard and some dried parsley leaves makes this extremely delicious dish. You can enjoy this healthy vegan steak with your favourite sauce. With a tablespoon of olive oil, you can prepare this incredible steak with less efforts. Whoever love cauliflower very much, will definitely enjoy thoroughly this vegan steak.

Vegan Grilled Cauliflower Steak

Friday 5 May 2017

Cold Potato Salad with Mayonnaise

Potato, this vegetable is our family favourite, we love it in any form, either as roasts or in gravies or else simply in salads, we love it to the core. We love chilled potato salads anytime, especially while packing salads for picnic. And my today's recipe calls for cubed potatoes, cubed tomatoes and cooked chickpeas which is simply flavored with a quick mayonnaise-mint leaves dressing. Very easy and simple to prepare this salad will definitely please anyone's tastebuds. With some crispy bread slices, enjoy this fantastic salad as a starter, am sure you will definitely love it to the core

Cold Potato Salad, Chilled Potato & chickpeas salad

Thursday 4 May 2017

Eggless Onion & Cheese Swirl Bread

I cant imagine a picnic without a bread, either its store bought or homemade, we love to carry bread to enjoy if we plan a picnic. When i picked Picnic Hamper as theme for this week's blogging marathon, after tabbouleh i planned immediately to bake an easy breezy bread loaded with onions and grated cheese. Since this bread is already flavoured with sauteed onions, you doesnt need any other spread to enjoy this fantastic bread. Already loaded with emmental cheese, you can munch this fantastic bread while picnicking. If you want to bake this bread more delicious and healthy, add some sauteed vegetables or spiced vegetable masala for stuffing. This bread can be baked very well before a day to pack for your picnic.

Onion & Cheese Swirl Bread

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Mixed Vegetables Couscous Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a must for us while the weather is too hot outside, obviously picnic is much needed once the Sun god shows his face. We wait eagerly for hot weather here after hibernating for almost 6 months under the nasty chilled,snowy climate. You must visit Paris when the weather is hot, you can see easily each and every public gardens will be filled with peoples either taking sun baths or else with their picnic baskets. We love to pack foods for picnic almost every weekend during summer. Obviously Tabbouleh have its important place in our picnic basket as this chilled salad please everyone's tastebuds easily. Tabbouleh is very easy to prepare with simple ingredients. Spiced with pepper powder, salt and olive oil, this tabbouleh is definitely a prefect summer salad to enjoy without any fuss.

Mixed Vegetable Couscous Tabbouleh