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Deepika

Just learning what it means to deal with diabetes type II in the family.  There's so much to know.
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Sprouted and Seasoned Chana by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There is a particular recipe of my own that I've been cooking on and off and which we love: that of seasoned chana, of the small black or green variety. It is quick to m ... Read on »
Mango Muffins by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We've had our first few rains of this monsoon season and the glaring light of the summer sun has been extinguished for now. There is something very clean about the scent o ... Read on »
Rava Idli by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was first introduced to wheat rava idli by my husband when we were in Bangalore. MTR is a famous restaurant there, and in the weekend mornings one would witness long wai ... Read on »
Bitter Gourd Chutney by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Bitter gourd is a very special vegetable, especially from the herbal/ayurvedic viewpoint. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and is believed to have blood purifying properties ... Read on »
Spinach Roti by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is a really easy recipe to make, especially when I'm trying to beat the clock, such as when packing lunch for my family in the rush hours of the morning. It is really ... Read on »
Black Eyed Beans in Spicy Coconut Gravy by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This has been a childhood favorite and my mouth waters at the mere thought of this particular dish. I dedicate this post to my dear mother who taught me this dish a long t ... Read on »
Coconut Burfi by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ah lovely fresh coconut! This is one of the most underrated and abused food items in the world. It got its bad name due to American studies on hydrogenated coconut oil tha ... Read on »
Sprouted-Bajra Dosa by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Bajra belongs to the millet family and though it appears like a grain, it is actually a seed. Bajra is called small millet and jowar is called big/pearl millet. Ragi is ca ... Read on »
Methi Malai Buns by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Baking had for so long been on my wishlist of culinary experiences but though I have my own oven grill I hesitated trying out bread varieties despite encouragement from my ... Read on »
Grilled Bean Sandwich by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I think I mentioned it before ... I love grilled sandwiches. The stuffings can be varied in a million ways if only one is ready to apply one's imagination. Using nutriti ... Read on »
Lime-Flavored Rice Sevai by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I make a lot of light nutritious food at home that are easily digested, such as the dosa recipes that I've posted on my blog as well as a few more, and honestly I am usual ... Read on »
Tried and Tasted, Jugalbandi Recipes by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Zlamushka fromZlamushka's Spicy Kitcheninvited me to participate in theTried and Tasted Eventin honor of Jai and Bee from Jugalbandi. I've already blogged about a recip ... Read on »
Sprouted-Wheat Dosa by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Whole wheat grain is one of the most important crops grown in the world. It is from this grain that we have our breads, pastas, processed cereals, cakes, crackers, biscui ... Read on »
Cabbage Fried with Coconut-Shallot sauce by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I came across this tasty recipe from a South Indian cookbook. Cabbage belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family along with cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, etc. ... Read on »
Soya Kofta in Palak Gravy by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I had made this particular recipe, my own creation actually, couple of months back, but did not get around to posting it despite having saved my photos of it. Now I will ... Read on »