Asha Venugopal

Asha, a former finance professional, is settled in Bangalore with her husband and son. She pursued cooking as a hobby from a young age, however did not take it up seriously until much later. She got into food blogging after her son's birth since it gave her the flexibility that corporate jobs seldom offer. Being health conscious, she is on a perennial quest for easy to make, low on fat yet delectable recipes. Further food blogging piqued her interest in food photography, a skill that she is honing. She currently blogs at Spice Counter (www.spicecounter.com)

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Recipes and Articles by Asha Venugopal

Whole Wheat Cupcakes Recipe

Sunday, 07 August 2016 00:16

These Whole Wheat Cupcakes are healthier than the regular cupcakes recipe owing to the whole wheat usage and at the same time fluffy. You can treat your kids occasionally kids by topping the cupcakes with chocolate ganache on top! Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins Recipe Whole Wheat Sunflower ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Mushroom Curry Recipe

Saturday, 23 January 2016 00:32

Mushroom Curry is yet another tasty dish that we can add to weekday lunch/dinner menu. Earthy Mushrooms cooked in a rich onion-tomato gravy makes it a delicious accompaniment for hot rotis/phulkas. The addition of cashew nuts makes it rich, creamy and healthy and gives it a nutty flavor too. Serve Mushroom ...

Kerala Matta Rice Puttu Recipe

Monday, 05 October 2015 00:35

The Kerala Matta Rice Puttu is a traditional South Indian breakfast dish. The Puttus are fluffy steamed rice cakes of a crumbly texture which are steamed to perfection along with coconut. Even though this is traditionally served for breakfast, you can also serve the Kerala Matta Rice Puttu  for ...

Manathakkali Kootu Recipe

Monday, 24 August 2015 00:01

The Manathakkali Kootu Recipe is a very classic South Indian recipe that is packed with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Kootu is a combination of dal and vegetable, with or without coconut. Manathakkali Kootu is a simple yet nutritious gravy that helps in controlling and treating acidity related problems. Serve ...

Tomato & Beetroot Soup Recipe

Friday, 07 August 2015 07:46

Tomato & Beetroot Soup is a comforting and easy dish to make on cold rainy days. This recipe uses no cornflour or heavy cream, relying on the goodness of vegetables alone to provide all the goodness, flavour and body to the soup. This is ideal for this season when the sniffles attack and you crave ...

Published in Soups

Mushrooms On Toast Recipe

Sunday, 26 July 2015 07:00

Mushrooms On Toast Recipe makes an excellent appetiser, or quick breakfast or even as tea time snack. It is simple to make with sliced bread that is topped with bechamel sauce, mushrooms and cheese and it is then baked till golden. You can also pack these Mushrooms on Toast for an indulgent kids snack ...

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 16:09

The Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe is a super nutritious milkshake made from pumpkins that are steamed and them pureed along with milk. You can optionally spice it along with some cardamom, or ginger and black pepper to give the spice and zing to the smoothie. Serve the Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie as ...

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