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Easy Chocolate Pedha in under 5 mins ~ Indian chocolate fudge ~ Easy Diwali recipes.

You know how it is some days, you just want something with chocolate in it :)  One such day when I was tinkering in the kitchen , and was in the mood for something chocolatey,  I decided to try... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 21, 2014

Coconut burfi ~ Thengai / Nariyal Burfi ~ Indian coconut fudge

Coconut burfi is a classic Indian fudge like sweet that is made for a lot of events and festivals. It is one of the most simple and basic sweets that is not very complicated and does not take much... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 24, 2014

Strawberry ice cream ~ Egg Free ~ No Ice Cream Maker needed

Strawberries are in season right now, and every time I go grocery shopping, these plump and pretty berries look so tempting that I cannot resist adding a box ...... or two into my cart. The idea of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Jul 3, 2014

No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars ~ With Stepwise pictures

I have an admission to make......I have a thing for oats :) If you are a regular visitor to this space, this admission of mine probably comes as no surprise to you. After all you might have already... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Jun 26, 2014

Mango Ice cream ~ Egg Free ~ No Ice cream maker needed ~ With stepwisepictures

The weather in our neck of the woods has been quite summer like in the past couple of weeks. With temperatures hovering around the eighties and low nineties, just the idea of having something cold... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on May 28, 2014

Phulka/ How to make soft phulkas (Indian wheat flatbread) - With stepwise pictures and a video clip.

Phulka can best be described as soft wheat flat breads that are a staple in most Indian homes. It's definitely a staple in mine, I end up making phulkas at least a few times each week, if not more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Dec 1, 2013

Mung Ladoo / Pasi parappu urundai / Indian sweet made with mung bean lentil

Making sweets is not a very frequent occurrence in my home. But right now my family is here, their presence and the festival season, has given me the perfect chance to relax my "no sweet" stance and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 27, 2013

Easy Aval ladoo/ Poha laddu (Indian sweet with Beaten rice flakes) :)

Did the title of the post make you go, " Hmmmm.... Poha in a ladoo ?" believe me, you aren't the only one. I was quite a skeptic about this combination until I tried it myself.  Before I made this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 8, 2013

Coffee Frozen Yogurt

Some of you may be surprised to see  a coffee flavored frozen treat in this space, long time readers of this blog know that I am such an ardent tea lover that I actually have set a tradition of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Veg Inspirations on Jul 24, 2013

Simple Strawberry Ice Cream and a faux mosaic frame made with recycled cds :)

First let me start with the faux mosaic frame :) I have a stack of unusable cds/dvds that I've never really figured out what to do with, they just continue to lie in some part of the closet... [[... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Mar 6, 2013

Simple Strawberry Ice Cream and a faux mosaic frame made with recycled cds :)

First let me start with the faux mosaic frame :) I have a stack of unusable cds/dvds that I've never really figured out what to do with, they just continue to lie in some part of the closet... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
by Veg Inspirations on Mar 6, 2013

Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Some times some fruits get a bad reputation of being fattening.  I mentioned this earlier with regard to bananas here   But bananas are not the only fruit that people seem to have misconceptions... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Nov 6, 2012

Low Fat Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

For the longest time I have been wanting to try oven roasting some beans, I always wanted to try first with either chickpeas or mung beans, since both these beans are my favorites and I think a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 18, 2012

Slow cooker Carrot Cashew Payasam/ Kheer/ Indian pudding

If you google the term "Indian desserts with carrots" the top couple of pages of results are all of gajar halwa (Indian style carrot pudding). It seems to be the most popular way to use carrots in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Aug 15, 2012

Simple 2 ingredient nutella icecream

If you ever had nutella you know it can be very addicting. Everyone in my family loves it, I mean what's not to love, after all it's got chocolate and hazelnut in it. Yum :) I have seen nutella being... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Jun 13, 2012

Homemade Rasam Powder

As mentioned in this post, rasam is a soup like preparation originating in southern India and is made with tamarind juice and spices like cumin and pepper and is served over a bed of rice. It is a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Apr 3, 2012


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