Tuesday 15 June 2021

Mango Whole Wheat Cookies


Here are cookies made with Mango Pulp. I have used Alphonso mango. A tbsp of Oats can be added while roasting the flour. It’s delicious, can’t stop at one..

For Mango Paste 


1/2 cup Mango Pulp made fresh 


Add the mango pulp into a pan, cook on a medium low heat until the liquid from the pulp has reduced to 3 tbsp spoon 

For the Mango Cookies 


1 cup Wheat Flour 

1 tsp Almond Flakes  - Optional 

1/4 tsp Salt 

1/4 tsp Baking Powder 

Pinch of Cardamom Powder - Optional 

1/2 cup Sugar 

1/2 cup  Ghee 

3 tbsp Mango Paste 


Take the whole wheat flour in a pan, dry roast the flour on a low until an aroma releases, but the flour shouldn’t change colour. Switch off the flame, let the flour cool down, add cardamom powder, salt and baking powder, mix the flour. In another bowl add ghee, sugar and mango paste. Whisk all the ingredients together until the sugar dissolves. Add in the flour. Mix and knead it into a soft dough. Take a baking tray, take small lime size portion of the dough and roll the dough into small ball. Pre heat the oven at 180 degrees celsius .Place the dough ball on the baking tray and gently press the center of the dough ball to create a small cavity. Keep a gap between the 2 cookies. Repeat the process until all the dough is over. Place an almond flake in the center cavity and press the flakes gently. Bake the cookies at 170 degrees celsius for 15 minutes, depending upon the oven temperature. Remove the cookies from the oven. The cookies will look soft, but once it cools down it will crunchy from top. Let the cookies remain on the hot tray until the tray cools down completely. Once the cookies have cooled down then keep them in an air tight container and enjoy.

Sunday 6 June 2021

Ripe Jackfruit Cake


Rustic jackfruit cake made with leftover ripe jackfruit. It’s healthy and delicious. 


1 cup Wheat flour 

1 cup Fine Semolina 

1 cup Powder Jaggery 

1 tsp Baking Powder 

1 tsp Baking Soda

1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder 

1/4 tsp Salt

2 tbsp Almond Flakes 

1/2 cup Ripe soft Jackfruit 

1/2 cup Ripe firm Jackfruit chopped 

1/4 cup Oil

1/4 cup Curd 

1 cup Coconut Milk 


Take wheat flour, semolina, jaggery powder, cardamom powder, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Take a sieve mesh and sieve all the ingredients together. Take a bowl, pour oil, curd and coconut milk and whisk it together.  Pour the liquid into the dry ingredients, and whisk all the ingredients together into a thick dropping consistency. Add the almond flakes and both the types of jackfruits. Mix the ingredients together. Take a grease baking mould. Pour in the batter up to 3/4 the size of the mould. Bake the cake at 180 or 200 degrees temperature depending upon the oven temperature for 55 to 60 minutes. Insert a toothpick and check. Once done remove the cake and cool it. Unmould the cake and let it cool completely before cutting.

Saturday 5 June 2021

Ladi Pav

 Ladi Pav is one of the popular soft and fluffy bun bread from Mumbai. It’s eaten with various dishes and used in many street food. It’s is made with refine / all purpose flour.. but whole wheat flour can also be used for making the Pav.

Hope you enjoy the video and the recipe 💖


2 cups Wheat Flour 

2 cups All Purpose flour 

1 tbsp Active Yeast

1 tbsp Sugar

Salt to taste

1/4 cup Lukewarm Milk 

Lukewarm Water as required 

2 tbsp Oil

Butter to brush on the Pav


Take the wheat flour, all purpose flour and salt  mix all the ingredients. Take 1/4 cup of lukewarm milk, add sugar and yeast, stir and mix all the ingredients. Let the yeast rise. Add the yeast water and little more lukewarm water as per requirement to form a soft dough. Knead the dough well for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 tsp oil and continue to knead. Apply 1/2 tsp oil on the dough, cover the dough and leave the dough to rise. Divide the dough into equal parts. Take a portion, apply little oil and roll and shape the dough. Keep the dough on the greased tray. Continue with the other portions of the dough. Don’t leave gap while placing the dough portions on the tray.  Press the dough lightly with the fingers. Spray with water. Cover the dough and let the dough rise. Once done, spray with water once more,  bake the Pav in a preheated oven at 180 or 200 degrees celsius as per the oven temperature for 20 minutes. Once done, remove the Pav, apply butter, let it cool down, remove from the tray and leave the lad Pav to cool down on a cooling rack before eating. 

Tuesday 1 June 2021

Fish Bread

This can be eaten as snacks, any choice of stuffing can be added. Hope you enjoy the video... and enjoy making this recipe too. 

For the fish filling
250 grams Basa or any Boneless Fish cut into pieces 
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1  Onions chopped 
1/2 tsp Garlic chopped 
1/2 tsp Ginger chopped
1 - 2  Green Chillies  chopped 
2 tbsp Green Capsicum chopped 
Salt to taste 
1/2 tsp Chilli Flakes 
1/2 tsp Italian seasonings 
1 tbsp Flour 
2 tbsp Butter 
1/4 cup Milk 

Take a bowl, place the boneless fish pieces, add salt and lemon juice, marinate for 15 minutes. Take a pan, add butter, let the butter melt, add the onion, garlic, ginger, chillies and capsicum. Sauté them on medium low flame until the onion is translucent in colour. Add the fish pieces, let it cook until the fish has become soft and flaky. Add the Italian seasoning, chilli flakes and salt to taste. Stir and add the flour. Mix the flour and let it cook for few seconds. Add the milk and keep stirring the stuffing until all the milk had evaporated. Switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down. 

For the Bread
1 cup of Wheat flour 
1 cup of All Purpose Flour 
Salt to taste
1 tsp Active Yeast
1 tsp Sugar 
1 tsp Oil
Luke Warm Water 

 Take  a bowl, mix the flour and salt together. Take 1/4  cup of lukewarm water, add sugar and  yeast. Mix it and keep it aside to rise. Add the yeast water and little more lukewarm water - little at a time if required into the flour. Knead the flour into a soft dough. Add oil to the dough and knead again and keep the dough for rising until  it doubles in size. 

For Assembling - 
1 tbsp Milk
1 tbsp Melted Butter
2 tbsp Egg White 

Preheat the oven at 200 degrees. Knead the dough again and make lemon size balls, take one ball and roll it out. Cut the sides,  keeping space in the centre for the stuffing. Place the stuffing in the centre of the disc.  Then start braiding, over lapping each strip over each other.  For the eyes put pepper corn. Keep it for 15 minutes covered.  At a small bowl, mix milk, butter and egg white. Brush the mixture on the fish bread and bake for 20 minutes at 200 degrees. Once done you can brush some butter (optional). Enjoy the fish bread.