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Crunchy carrots and soft flattened red rice upma | brainsandbeans.com

Crunchy carrots and soft flattened red rice upma | brainsandbeans.com

What’s more challenging than waking up early morning for an early commute? Making breakfast. The dreadful, the doubtful, the super food. When I was at my previous job, I was determined to make my own breakfast for the morning because, I wanted to maintain my […]

Fake stake rice – soya chunks/soy mealmaker/leftover rice recipe

Fake stake rice – soya chunks/soy mealmaker/leftover rice recipe

A new post is exciting and intimidating at the same time! Not to mention how boring typing ingredients into the recipe card is! I wish I can simply type them in the text editor and get it over with. You’d lose the ability to print […]

Vegetable Samosa Hand Pies – Baked Indian Samosas/Healthy snacks/Pie crust recipes

Vegetable Samosa Hand Pies – Baked Indian Samosas/Healthy snacks/Pie crust recipes

Samosa Hand Pies are excellent healthy counterparts of their traditional Samosas! Why? Because they are, Baked and not deep fried Wheat flour is used for encompassing the filling Pie crust dough and hence, flaky pastry! Hand pies reminds me of Empanadas, a Spanish stuffed pastry […]

Easy South Indian Curried tomato rice: One-pot Indian meals or pressure cooker meals

Easy South Indian Curried tomato rice: One-pot Indian meals or pressure cooker meals

Curried tomato rice is hot, spicy, sweet and aromatic meal. Long post warning. You can’t blame me, I was on a flow! No, I am not typing some song lyrics and it is definitely not about the female body. The sad state of movie songs […]

The ‘feed a cold’ easy Indian vegetable soup

The ‘feed a cold’ easy Indian vegetable soup

It’s raining here! That means my common cold might come back and I need extra immunity boost. The ‘feed a cold’ easy Indian vegetable soup could be our chance at beating it. I have exactly been doing how they say, ‘feed a cold and starve a […]

Banana and Tangerine muffins: egg-free and wheat muffins

Banana and Tangerine muffins: egg-free and wheat muffins

Banana and Tangerine muffins are perfect to make when you don’t have the good ol’ oranges at hand. Oh, how I terribly miss oranges when they are not around the corner! They were right about chocolate and oranges! I once made a ganache out of […]

Cardamom spiked hot cocoa drink

Cardamom spiked hot cocoa drink

what’s more exciting that eating chocolate? Perhaps, drinking some? Sure. Let’s try that today! I have always been fascinated by the idea of hot chocolate but it didn’t quite seem economical and set-well-with-my health. Drinking melted chocolate all by yourself? That isn’t going to get […]

Ever so slight Ooey gooey healthy carrot halwa for two

Ever so slight Ooey gooey healthy carrot halwa for two

Hola! The first time I heard that word was in a Spanish movie. I know your mind voice: What! Language exposure was minimal at that time. I was a teenager and was kept far away from the internet. Or let me put it like this: […]

Mini Onion Godhumai or wheat Dosa- Savoury pancakes

Mini Onion Godhumai or wheat Dosa- Savoury pancakes

Mini Onion Godhumai or wheat dosa makes an instant breakfast for dinner – Savoury pancakes What would you do when you run out of chappati(one of Indian flatbreads) dough and is also running out of time to make fresh batch? You shouldn’t sulk. You make Godhumai […]

Carrot and Rice pudding

Carrot and Rice pudding

“Carrot and rice pudding is just another pudding and nothing’s new in it,” is a line that no food blogger should use. Of course something is different. Anything can be. It could be in method of cooking or ingredients swap or choice of sweetener. No […]