Palak Karanji
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Keeping the Traditional Karanji in mind I thought of treating the Spinach lovers and the Spinach avoiders by using Spinach, Pistachio nuts, Jaggery, Honey, Whole wheat flour, Semolina, Dry coconut, Sesame seeds, Poppy seeds and other Indian flavorings in the filling.

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Baked Badam Puri
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Badam Puri is generally popular in South India, specially in Karnataka made during the festivals and in most puja’s as prashad. It is made by Badam paste, milk and saffron and is packed with the health ingredients. So that you can replace any deep fried Diwali Snack with this one, why? Because one more added benefit, this recipe is for Baked Badam Puri!

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Kesar Pista And Gulkand Shrikhand
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Dollop of this creamy, velvety and heavenly dessert is prepared by blending together the Hung Yogurt with sugar flavored with Green cardamom powder, Kesar, Gulkand and garnished with slivered pistachio nuts and dried rose petals.

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Apple Coconut Barfi
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When we think about making Indian Sweets, the most common ingredients that come to mind are clarified butter, sugar and milk. However, in today’s health conscious world everybody wants to replace sugar and fat content with substitutes while preparing traditional Indian sweet recipes. One of the best ways to avoid sugar in Indian Sweets is to add fruits, dry fruits, jaggery, etc. They give their natural sweetness to the dish and at the same time making it healthier. That’s what I’ve done here. Lets have a look at the recipe!

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Baked Chaklis
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With so many deep fried Diwali eateries, comes a bucket full of calories. Of course it would make you want to resist a bit of your favorite dishes. Heart breaking it is, but how about getting a deep fried taste without even frying it? Yes Bake these Chaklis along with Health and Taste benefits!

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Badami Besan Ladoo
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Ladoos prepared with roasted bengal gram flour , desi ghee with an addition of coarsely ground almonds ,flavoured with cardamon powder, sweetened with powdered sugar and garnished with slivered nuts.

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Sitaphal Rabri
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Sitaphal Rabri, generally we get to devour this amazingly satiating Indian Cuisine in weddings and such occasional events and we can’t wait to have this delicious Uttar Pradesh dessert till some one gets married or engaged. Instead why don’t we prepare at home? It’s not all that time consuming, well a little bit preparation and refrigerating time though, but you can wait for you are going to get a bowl full of chilled Sitaphal Rabri! Here’s the recipe!

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Moong Dal Vada
Moong Dal vada
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Try this amazingly Crispy recipe for Moong Dal Vada! A perfect snack for the Monsoon Evening and rain view from the window.

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Masala Chaas/Buttermilk
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Buttermilk is the best way to cool oneself in this scorching heat and Masala Chhaas is one of the many tasty ways one can consume buttermilk. However, it does not mean you cannot drink butter milk in other seasons. There’s a list of benefits like good digestion, skin care which are the results of having buttermilk on regular basis. How about spicing up your health tonic and adding a taste to it? Let’s have a look at the recipe.

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Mango Cooler
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Having only mango is a treat in itself. And with summers coming your way it’s definitely not a bad idea to create some yummy recipes out of the king of fruits – Mango!

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Apple Sandwiches
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A quick recipe, this delicious fruity dessert is not only yummy to taste but also healthy for you and your loved one!! Make it, eat it and enjoy your Valentine’s Day in a healthy way!

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Strawberry Almond Valentine Cake
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Surprise your valentine with this special Strawberry Almond Valentine Cake! It’s delicious taste, softness and rich flavors make it the perfect cake for your Valentine’s day celebrations. The almond and strawberry flavors make it perfect for your afternoon tea time breaks.

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Healthy Oats Hara Bhara Kebabs
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A starter that is healthy and also yummy to taste! Make these oats hara bhara kebabs at home and enjoy, not just its delicious taste but also its high nutrition values.

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Christmas Bake Fun – Yummy Jam-Drop Biscuits
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Christmas bells are ringing and the preparations for the festive celebrations are on the boom. It’s the favourite time for family gatherings, holidaying and preparing lots of yummy food. The festival is here and i am sure your kids at home would love to give you a helping hand in preparing some of their favourite recipes.

But, what do they love to eat very often and most importantly what is the right recipe to be prepared wherein you can involve them? Tough question isn’t? Don’t worry, we wouldn’t tell you to prepare a pizza or a roasted turkey but simple yet your kids first demand – Sorted Christmas Biscuits!

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Shahi Tukda
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A Simple, delicious and absolutely refreshing dessert recipe for this Diwali! Made out of bread and condensed milk, Shahi Tukda is the perfect sweet dish for all you and your dear ones. Set it on a plate and serve it to all who come visiting you these festive days!

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Shahi Paneer Korma
Shahi Paneer Korma
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A traditional and ancient recipe that is considered special for its rich ingredients, Shahi Paneer Korma has the richness of yogurt, cream and cashew paste which makes it one of the most favored dishes during special ocassions such as Diwali. Cook it at home and enjoy the royal taste with your friends and family this Diwali.

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Sweet Potato Mousse
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Every household has a different and distinct way of cooking and bringing all the flavours in one plate. Here is a simple indian recipe of Sweet Potato Mousse, also called as the ‘Shakariya nu Shrikhand’. It is absolutely delicious in its taste and can be enjoyed during the beautiful navratri fasts.

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Chocolate Peda (Condensed Milk)
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It is mouth savoring, easy to make and extremely enjoyable, especially when it is the celebration of Rakshabandhan. Make it at home within minutes and surprise your brother, who always thought you were not a great cook!!

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