Wholewheat Chai Spiced Walnut Cookies

Wholewheat Chai Spiced Walnut Cookies

There are days when, despite being terribly busy, I just want to get into my kitchen and make something for myself. So I bake to get a break from baking!! Yes, my mind does work differently ūüôā

These Wholewheat Chai Spiced¬†Walnut Cookies were made on one of those days. I was totally exhausted from work and as¬†I reached out for my jar of this amazing chai masala, made lovingly by¬† my dear friend¬†Srujan, ¬†I just had the urge to quickly bake some cookies using it. Thirty¬†minutes later I was dunking these warm, aromatic cookies in my chai and letting my day’s worries slip away!!

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Carrot Seviyan Payasam ( Carrot Vermicelli Kheer)

Carrot Seviyan Payasam ( Carrot Vermicelli Kheer)

It’s the season for beautiful red carrots, flavourful, sweet and crunchy.¬†And while the rest of North India is busy enjoying Gajar ka Halwa ( carrot halwa) at this time of the year, I have to admit, I’m NOT a fan at all! Yes yes I know, I may have offended a lot of people by saying this…my family for one can’t understand this phenomena at all. But then I have my vegan¬†Carrot Seviyan Payasam¬†/ Carrot Vermicelli Kheer as a fabulous option, which, incidently, is totally loved by all!!

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Saffron Chia- Poha ( flattened rice) Pudding & Gooseberry Compote

Saffron Chia- Poha ( flattened rice) Pudding & Gooseberry Compote

Saffron Chia- Poha ( flattened rice) Pudding & Gooseberry Compote

How many of you love poha? Paired with a hot cup of tea, poha is easily one of my favourite¬†comfort meal! For the longest time I’ve ¬†eaten it only in its savoury form. But last couple years have seen me eat a sweeter version too, especially in summers. It is truly a light, ¬†very refreshing and healthy breakfast/snack. And this winter ( well since last week :)) I’m addicted to this ¬†instant¬†Saffron Chia – Poha ( or flattened rice) Pudding with the easiest ever Gooseberry Compote!

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