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Kanji – Indian Kombucha

Kanji is a very popular a traditional probiotic North Indian drink typically prepared during Fall when red carrots are in season. This fermented Indian probiotic drink needs just 5 ingredients and it takes about 3 to 4 days to get ready. You can call it Indian Kombucha!

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Carrot Ginger Soup – 5 INGREDIENTS

Warm and silky to the palate with a hint of heat from the fresh ginger. This 5- ingredients Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup can warm you inside out! I can go for a bowl of soup anytime of the year but on days when I am under the weather, a hearty bowl of soup feels just right.

Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding) | Playful Cookinglink to Gajar Halwa | Carrot Pudding

Gajar Halwa | Carrot Pudding

This year, for the first time in a very long time, we are celebrating the festive season in full swing. Avyan is at an age where he can understand these things and he is also thoroughly enjoying it. Yesterday, we had a Diwali Potluck Party at our home and it was a blast. There were a wide variety of delicious treats and I really wish I had taken a photo of the entire spread! My contribution to the spread was Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding) and Moong Daal Khasta Kachori (Spiced Mung Bean Stufffed Flaky Dumplings).

Carrot Cashew Soup (Radhika at Just Homemade) | Playful Cookinglink to Carrot Cashew Soup

Carrot Cashew Soup

When you are on a vacation, time flies in the blink of an eye. I have no clue where did the last week go. We have been relaxing and indulging on too many yummy dishes. At this rate, I am sure we will gain a couple of pounds by the end of this trip. I am not getting too bothered about it now but I plan to lose it once I return back home. Maybe, I'll just indulge on soups for a week. I never need a season for soup and I am always looking for new recipes. Today, I…

Carrot Cardamom Cake | Playful Cookinglink to Carrot Cardamom Cake

Carrot Cardamom Cake

It’s been more than a year and half since I baked. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I have been missing it. Not that I would call myself a baker, but occasionally I just need to bake a cake! Ever since we moved back to India, we couldn’t really settle down in real sense and hence, buying an oven was last in our priority list. I sure did bake cake occasionally in microwave but we all know it’s not the same as oven baked. Last month, we just decided to go ahead and buy an oven. It’s…

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Carrot Ginger Mini Bundt Cake

I always feel that after a vacation, I will be reluctant to enter the kitchen but it somehow turns out to be just the opposite. I only get more excited! It’s been a couple of days since we came back from our dream-came-true trip and I have loads to share with you. Hopefully, I will soon be done editing the gazillion photos that we captured. Yes, gazillion! What can I say, we visited Paris and Rome, and it was our first time to these beautiful places. We just couldn’t get enough of its beauty. I will share the travel post…