Quick Paneer Parathas ~ Wholesome Meal for Kids Day 2!

The day started quite hectic but luckily we managed to get things done on time. There was a last minute change in the menu as Konda wanted the same Pithiki Pappu Kura for dosa today, for which Athamma has those beans skinned ready. She infact prepared the kura by the time I got to the […]

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Idli Upma with Podi – Kids Lunch Box, Menu for Kids!

The second week in planning a menu for daughter was successfully written down and plans to execute it to the T is decided. Konda was most disappointed in not having most of the items not done last week with her being at home on holidays. So to address that she suggested most of the dishes […]

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Moong Dal Halwa ~ Indian Cooking Challenge for December!

My tryst with Moong Dal Halwa started many years ago. I first tasted it on December 24th 1995 to be exact, for a breakfast. I remember so well because the trip was an unforgetable one, we were visiting Bombay, my first trip for a friends wedding. It was a punjabi wedding, an occasion we all […]

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Bottle Gourd Tikkis ~ Healthy Snacks for Kids!

After announcing an event which I felt was the only way I could get Konda eat properly, I was happy getting her involved in letting me know what she wants for this week. I even made her read the entire post. She was very pleased being the topic of discussion. I thought it was best […]

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Beaten Rice with Jaggary and Banana

Beaten Rice with Jaggery and Banana makes a healthy after school snack. I started this year with the intention of making more kid approved dishes, with focus on those that are really hit with my kids. I managed some handful of those dishes. At least I am happy that what got posted were really their […]

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Pearl Millet Sprouts with Sesame Seeds and Jaggary Salad

I have always known these as Saddalu but after Internet and interacting with others, I came to know that Pearl Millit is referred as Sajjalu. The name doesn’t really matter if you ask me. My first memories of this was when I was 6 years old. I vividly remember eating this at my paternal grandparents […]

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