Author: Healthy Cooking with Mitha

Masala puri chaat | Karnataka style recipe

Masala puri chaat | Karnataka style recipe

Chaat love is in my blood! Right from childhood, our family outing would never be complete without a plate of Masala puri. Though my brother loved and still loves all forms of chaats, me and my mom are ardent devotees of Masala puri. There is […]

Chibda Polo | Muskmelon Dosa

Chibda Polo | Muskmelon Dosa

My grandmother always added some variety of fruits or vegetables in dosas. These were typical Konkani style dosas like Magge Surnali ,Ponsa polo/ ripe Jackfruit dosa and Thoushe polo/ Cucumber Dosa. Though I loved jackfruit dosa and cucumber dosa, I remember not being a huge fan of magge […]

Sambarballi palle chutney | Doddapatre/ Ajwain leaves chutney

Sambarballi palle chutney | Doddapatre/ Ajwain leaves chutney

It was my long cherished dream to have a plant of Sambarballi in our backyard. Although we have Tulsi, mint and curry leaves which yields us all year long (due to my husband’s love and care for it), Sambarballi or Indian borage is a plant […]

Cherry Yogurt Parfait | Using cherry jaggery compote

Cherry Yogurt Parfait | Using cherry jaggery compote

After making the Cherry Jaggery Compote, my husband had this brainwave of using it in Yogurt parfait. Even though I was hesitant at first as jaggery and yogurt did not seem a good combo to me. But since he is an expert in recipe ideas, I tried […]

Cherry Jaggery Compote | 3 Ingredient easy recipe

Cherry Jaggery Compote | 3 Ingredient easy recipe

I have been busy these days with my little girl who constantly needs my attention all day. The only free time I get is when she sleeps at night and by then, my energy would have drained as well. Blogging takes a backseat then. That’s […]

Oats and Mixed dal Dosa | Oats Lentils Dosa | No rice dosa

Oats and Mixed dal Dosa | Oats Lentils Dosa | No rice dosa

I have been trying to add lentils to my toddler’s diet just the way she likes, the dosa way! So after regular Mixed Dal dosas which had rice in it, I wanted to try a similar dosa with a combination of lentils but wanted to avoid rice. […]

Vastad Rotti | Konkani style Banana flatbread

Vastad Rotti | Konkani style Banana flatbread

Some dishes have sweet little memories associated with it and this is one such dish. Vastad rotti is a tawa (pan) fried version of the famous breakfast from South Karnataka, Mangalore buns. I have always made Mangalore Buns only with wheat flour and they taste so yummy […]

Eggless Dates & Oats Cake

Eggless Dates & Oats Cake

I have always mentioned that my little girl loves cakes. And ever since I realized it when she was around an year old, I have been baking as healthy as a cake can be. While I started off with this plain Jaggery Cake, I soon […]

Pudina Lehsun chutney | Mint Garlic chutney

Pudina Lehsun chutney | Mint Garlic chutney

Being a family whose breakfast means varieties of dosas and idlis, I love to try different chutney recipes. While our regular one is the simple coconut-ginger-green chillies-tamarind one, my Amma’s Tomato Chutney is a favorite too. But last day my friend Renuka made a mint garlic […]

Easy Mango Mousse | 3 ingredient, Eggless, No gelatin/agar agar

Easy Mango Mousse | 3 ingredient, Eggless, No gelatin/agar agar

My husband looks out for quick and healthy recipes rather than me. Days are running faster with the toddler needing my attention all day. Alongside is the cooking, cleaning and other household chores. So the job of recipe hunting has been successfully undertaken by the […]

Varai Dosa | Barnyard Millet Dosa | No Rice dosa

Varai Dosa | Barnyard Millet Dosa | No Rice dosa

I have mentioned in my earlier posts that I have started introducing various millets in our diet due to their high nutritional value. After starting with Finger millet or Ragi, I moved on to Pearl millet or Bajra. All three recipes of Instant Ragi Idli , Ragi Chocolate […]

Whole Wheat Veg Pizza

Whole Wheat Veg Pizza

If someone had asked me if I could bake a Pizza from scratch some months back, I would have laughed it off saying it is too hard and time consuming. But one sudden desire to try homemade Pizza on a day when I was craving […]

Whole Wheat Veg Momos

Whole Wheat Veg Momos

I have always mentioned Renuka in my posts. She has been a huge inspiration behind some of the most liked recipes on this site like Masala Oats Paratha and Instant Ragi Idli. Being from the opposite ends of India, I get to enjoy her parathas and […]

Sweet corn Bhel | Corn chaat

Sweet corn Bhel | Corn chaat

What do you do when you have a sweet corn loving toddler and a chaat lover for a husband? And what if you have very little time but still have to make a quick snack for the hungry family? This Sweet corn Bhel is the […]

Dry fruit Energy bites

Dry fruit Energy bites

“How do I add nuts to my toddler’s diet?” – This question was running through my mind since long. Even though Miss A loves Dates, Apricots and raisins (since they are soft), she does not like nuts of any kind. One excellent method of adding […]