Semiya Laddu

This is a quick and easy recipe for making laddu with vermicelli/semiya. Usually we use semiya for preparing payasam or upma . But this time for a variety I have tried laddus. You can try this for any festive season or simply in the evenings as a snack. If you don’t like the smell of ghee,…

Palappam Chammanthi

This is a dry coconut chutney served with palappam. It is very easy to prepare and tasty too. Even though it is a dry chutney, this goes well with palappam. I’m very much  familiar with this chutney from my aunt. Ingredients Grated coconut – 1 cup Shallots – 3 Kashmiri chili  powder – 1 teaspoon…

Watermelon Popsicle

Popsicle  is easy to make and everyone likes it. The best thing is that you can try it with  fresh fruit puree or juice. Last time I tried with strawberry and kiwi fruits. This time it is with watermelon but method is same. Here I have added kiwi slice along with the puree in the…

Strawberry Kiwi Popsicles

Popsicles or Ice pops are kids as well as adults favorite summer treat. The advantage of popsicles are you can have your own fruit pops with mix and match. You can try various combinations of fruits for different flavors. It is an easy and simple way of treating your kids. I have made this popsicle…

Cucumber Lemonade

Summer is about to start and we will be finding different ways of cooling mind as well as body. To avoid dehydration, have plenty of water and juices. Cucumber is a coolant veggie, you can consume it in the form of juice or as such. It is very good for your skin also. Drinking plain…

White Sauce Pasta

Pasta in white sauce is actually a basic pasta recipe. It is very easy to prepare, only we have to make the white sauce along with cooking pasta. Here I have used penne pasta, but you can make it with any pasta/spaghetti. If your kids like pasta, you can definitely try out this for them….

Butter Cake

A simple and plain cake, yet tasty and delicious. Here I made it with small quantity, so I have used the loaf pan. Only the basic ingredients are used to bake this cake. You can add on chocolate sauce  or fruit toppings as per your choice. Ingredients All purpose flour – 1 cup Baking powder…

Cherry Lemonade

This is an easiest and simple lemonade that you can make within minutes. It is a refreshing drink with perfect combination of sweet and sour. Instead of sparkling water, you can add any carbonated drink like soda, sprite etc. You can increase the quantity of sugar and water according to your taste. Ingredients Cherry –…