Barnyard Millet Idli

millet idli


  • Barnyard millet (Samo, vrat ke chawal): 1 cup
  • Curd: 1⁄2 cup (A2 dahi)
  • Bottle gourd grated : 4 tbsp
  • Sendha namak/Pink Himalayan salt : to taste
  • Oil /ghee: to grease the moulds.(cold pressed oil or A2 ghee)
  • Ginger-chilli paste: 1 tbsp

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Healthy Traditional Snacking Options For Your Kids


Is your child fond of fancy food? Influenced by popular culture, we have embraced new and convenient foods like fries, pizzas and burgers. However, as celebrated chef Julia Child has said, sometimes the simple recipes passed down through generations are the best.Parents often make the mistake of thinking that when their child comes Continue reading “Healthy Traditional Snacking Options For Your Kids”

Fermented Foods

There are a lot of myths around fermented foods like dosas, idlis, dhoklas on whether they are good or bad for you. A lot of people complain of bloating and flatulence, indigestion and acidity post eating fermented foods. I know south Indians whose staple diet used to be fermented foods or comprised mainly of Continue reading “Fermented Foods”