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Instant Berry Kulfi (Instant Berry Creamsicles) | Playful Cookinglink to Instant Berry Kulfi (Eggless Berry Creamsicles)

Instant Berry Kulfi (Eggless Berry Creamsicles)

With summer in full swing, berries have overcrowded the market and with the temperatures shooting high, Instant Berry Kulfi sounds like a perfect happiness to the belly. Kulfi is every Indian’s guilty pleasure. Restaurants tend to get a frown face from the customer if the menu doesn’t end with kulfi. Be it wedding, birthday party or a causal family gathering, ending the meal with this milk based, eggless creamsicle is everybody’s favorite ritual.

Khaman Dhokla | Playful Cookinglink to Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla is a delicious snack that's extremely popular in the state of Gujarat! It's a savory steamed cake prepared with chickpea flour and is often served for breakfast or even snacks. The texture of Khaman Dhokla should be spongy and airy, it should feel light and almost melt in mouth. It's a delicious healthy bite you will thoroughly enjoy.

Avocado Cucumber Cold Soup | Playful Cookinglink to Avocado Cucumber Cold Soup

Avocado Cucumber Cold Soup

Last year was a crazy year for us, and a very special one. A tiny person arrived in our life and turned it upside down. We became a family. Avyan took his first flight when he was just 4 months old when we moved back to India. We sold all our stuff and started from scratch with 6 suitcases packed with clothes and baby stuff, well, mostly baby stuff.   It was not an easy year for us. There were a lot of frustrating days, but others were filled with bliss and fun. A mixed bag it was. I have no…

Rava Idli - Steamed Semolina Cake | Playful Cookinglink to Rava Idli (Steamed Semolina Cake)

Rava Idli (Steamed Semolina Cake)

One of the most common complaints my mom had about me was that I don’t take breakfast seriously. Truth is, I love breakfast food and it’s my favorite. I am just extremely lazy in the morning to get my creative juices flowing. And I was definitely not a morning person. My morning ritual involved tea and sometimes, a slice of bread would tag along. Reaching to office on time was more vital than stuffing my belly. The routine didn’t change even after marriage. Arvind was no better. My mom was not happy with this pattern of ours and she was determined…