Sweet, Sour n Spicy 🌶 coconut chutney

Coconut chutney is prepared at almost every home for breakfasts in India… But this one is a variant n as the name suggests as 3 flavours all in one – sweet from jaggery n coconut, sour from tamarind n spicy from red chillies 🌶… This chutney tastes best with hot rice 🍚 or rotis in lunch / dinner… It’s very simple and takes just 10mins to prepare..
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DIY organic malted finger millet n yogurt smoothie 

I believe in having a completely healthy n nutrient packed breakfast. Probably because of the misleading advertisements these days many are in the notion that branded ready to eat cereals are healthy and are even giving them as breakfast to their kids… I am no exception until I came to know that the mainstream cereals are so heavily processed that they do not have natural nutrients, that’s why most of them are sprayed with vitamins, minerals, and sometimes fortified with protein. It’s the ultimate fake food. Read this to know more… I’ve never touched them again!

Instead choose an amazing “super cereal” that is full of proteins, minerals, is anti-microbial, has ani-cancer potential, controls diabetes, reduces bad cholesterol, prevents cardiovascular diseases and is anti-aging and lots more – finger millet / ragi. It’s truly a super cereal! Many traditional Indian dishes can be made with ragi like ragi siri(can be given as 1st food for infants 👶 ), ragi malt, ragi roti, ragi mudhe/ball etc will share the recipies soon…

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Homemade organic gulab jamun

Gulab jamun is a very familiar delicious Indian dessert, consisting of dumplings, traditionally made from solidified milk / khoya, mixed with flour and deep-fried in ghee to golden brown colour and then soaked in cardamom-scented sugar syrup. We often prepare this and is a favourite in the family. However this time I’ve also tried a twist by soaking them in höney 🍯 and it tasted real yum…

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Homemade organic khoya / kova / solidified milk

Khoya can be used in preparing many dishes and Indian desserts like palkova , gulab jamun, carrot halwa, beetroot halwa, coconut & kova burfi etc. Stay tuned for the recipes.. Khoya is nothing but solidified milk. It’s real simple but takes about an hour to prepare. It requires occasional stirring, so in order to save time, you can simultaneously prepare this while cooking other dishes…

Ingredients:

1 ltr organic whole milk

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DIY rose 🌹 n witch hazel toner

What’s a toner n why is it important to tone after cleansing?

  • It refreshes skin.
  • It shrinks pores.
  • It gives your skin pH balance. Our skin is naturally acidic, normally with a pH balance of between five and six. After cleansing, due to the alkaline nature of soap, the pH balance of skin gets disturbed. When this happens your skin needs to work overtime to restore the balance, using a toner helps to restore this balance quickly.
  • It adds a layer of protection. Toners can help close pores and tighten cell gaps after cleansing, thus reducing the penetration of impurities and environmental contaminants into the skin.
  • It can prevent ingrown hairs.

Ingredients:

  • 1C organic witch hazel
  • 3/4C sun ☀️ dried red rose 🌹 petals

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Homemade organic jaggery, rice n dal pudding (paramAnnaM)

In Sanskrit language paramAnnaM literally means the supreme / ultimate / absolute (param) food (AnnaM) or the food fit for gods! And it truly is!

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