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Orange Simple Syrup ( Orange Flavoured Syrup for Drinks & Cakes)

Orange Simple Syrup ( Orange Flavoured Syrup for Drinks & Cakes)

Orange Simple Syrup – a simple syrup flavoured with orange and mildly spiced with cinnamon and star anise. The orange flavoured simple syrup adds a great flavour and really makes a difference to your drinks and cakes. As always, you will find the full ingredients 

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt ( 5-Minute Sugar-Free Frozen Yogurt)

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt ( 5-Minute Sugar-Free Frozen Yogurt)

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt – sugar-free, easy and creamy sweet treat made with just 4 ingredients and comes together in 5 minutes. Nothing could be as easier as this refreshing and intensely fruity sugar-free frozen yogurt recipe for kids to make and enjoy this summer. Although 

Carrot Rice (Kid-Friendly Easy Carrot Rice Recipe + Video)

Carrot Rice (Kid-Friendly Easy Carrot Rice Recipe + Video)

Carrot Rice – tasty and flavourful rice made with carrot, nuts and few spices. This gluten-free carrot rice recipe is very easy for kids to make with little assistance from adults and it gets ready in under 30 minutes. This delicious carrot rice gets beautiful 

Jeera Biscuits ( Bakery Biscuits Recipe + Video)

Jeera Biscuits ( Bakery Biscuits Recipe + Video)

Jeera Biscuits – a crunchy slightly sweet and salt biscuits flavoured with cumin that makes a perfect snack for kids and a teatime munchies for adults. This eggless bakery biscuits recipe is one of the easy snacks to bake with kids. As always, you will 

Tomato Bath (Karnataka Style Tomato Pulao + Video)

Tomato Bath (Karnataka Style Tomato Pulao + Video)

Tomato Bath – Vegan, gluten-free and flavourful tomato-based rice dish. Karnataka style tomato rice bath made with tomato, coconut, herbs and spice based ground masala that makes a great weeknight dinner and an ideal option to pack for lunchbox. As always, you will find the 

Butter Coconut Biscuits (Eggless Atta Biscuits + Video)

Butter Coconut Biscuits (Eggless Atta Biscuits + Video)

Butter Coconut Biscuits – a simple, tasty, crunchy and easy recipe made from pantry ingredients. A delectable coconut butter cookies with coconut flavour, coconut texture and nutty aroma is a delightful treat for coconut lovers. This is one of the super easy crunchy coconut cookies 

Plain Salna (Side-Dish for Parotta, Idli, Dosa, Idiyappam)

Plain Salna (Side-Dish for Parotta, Idli, Dosa, Idiyappam)

Plain Salna – a delicious street-side dish from Tamil Nadu made with onion, tomato and few basic pantry staples. Popularly known as parotta salna or empty salna that gets ready in less than 30 minutes and makes a great side-dish to go with parotta, Idli, 

Chickpea Veggie Patties (Kid-Friendly Vegetable Patties + Video)

Chickpea Veggie Patties (Kid-Friendly Vegetable Patties + Video)

Chickpea Veggie Patties – vegan, nut-free and protein-rich round patties made with colourful vegetables, chickpeas, blend of spices and herbs. These unbelievably tasty kid-friendly vegetable patties make healthy kids snack after school or on weekends. One of the easy vegan recipes that kids would love 

Instant Pot Cabbage Poriyal (South Indian Cabbage Fry)

Instant Pot Cabbage Poriyal (South Indian Cabbage Fry)

Cabbage Poriyal – a popular south Indian stir-fry made with shredded cabbage tossed with coconut and few basic spices. This vegan and a gluten-free cabbage subzi makes a great accompaniment with chapati and goes well as a side-dish with rice. This delicious and easy cabbage 

Paneer Majestic (Spicy Hyderabadi Appetiser + Video)

Paneer Majestic (Spicy Hyderabadi Appetiser + Video)

Paneer Majestic – a classic restaurant-style Hyderabadi appetiser made in a flavourful yoghurt-based sauce. This south-Indian style delicious paneer dish can be relished as an appetiser or pair with rice. As always, you will find the full ingredients list with measurements and detailed recipe instructions 


Spices

Kalpasi (Dagad phool / Black stone flower)

Kalpasi (Dagad phool / Black stone flower)

Kalpasi, alternatively known as Dagad phool or black stone flower is a kind of lichen. This blackish purple mystery flower is often blended with other spices to make delectable masalas. It is a common spice used in Chettinad cuisine such as Chettinad masala and some 

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

  Turmeric is a flowering plant Curcuma Longa of the ginger family. It is the oldest medicinal spice often called “golden spice” due to its distinctive bright yellow colour. Fresh turmeric root has a striking appearance to fresh ginger.  It is used as a colouring 

Tamarind

Tamarind

  Tamarind is a sweet and sour pulp extracted from the pod-like fruit of the tamarind tree. It is available as deseeded/seeded blocks and paste. It is extensively used in Indian cuisine, especially in south Indian cooking as a souring agent and to flavour curries, rice 

Saffron (Kesar)

Saffron (Kesar)

  Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. It is an orange-red dried stigma obtained from the flower of Saffron crocus and has intense bittersweet honey flavour. Since ancient times it has been revered for its medicinal benefits, this spice is largely cultivated 

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

  Nutmeg is a pit of the fruit obtained from the nutmeg tree. It has a rich warm and sweet flavour, It is available as a whole and as ground. Generally, it is used in few sweet dishes and in some spice blends to impart its