Archana Doshi

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Kids Lunch Box Ideas: Ragi Oatmeal Dosa With Allam Chutney & Almonds

Monday, 05 June 2017 09:00

The Ragi Oatmeal Dosa & Walnuts is a super simple and easy lunch box to put together on busy school day mornings. All you need is the ragi flour, instant oats and a few other ingredients. Whip them all up and make a dosa or pancake. I most often pack just one dosa, that is smeared with Idli ...

Kids Lunchbox Ideas: Moong Dal Chilla with Palakura Pappu & Pomegrantes

Monday, 29 May 2017 09:00

Moong Dal Chilla are high protein lentil crepes that are made from yellow split moong lentils and urad dal. The addition of Urad dal keeps these chilla's soft and perfect for a lunch or a snack box. I typically spread a jam, sauce, Coconut Chutney or Idli Milagai Podi into the chilla and fold it like ...

Long Brinjal Poriyal Masala Recipe (Green Baingan Sabzi)

Thursday, 25 May 2017 10:16

The Long Brinjal Poriyal Masala Recipe is a delicious masala poriyal made with long brinjal that is pan fried along with tomatoes and spices making it perfect to go along with Phulkas and Kuzhambu. The addition of coriander seeds and sambar powder to the dish brings out a delicious flavor to this Brinjal ...

Palak Dhania Dosa Recipe With Figaro Olive Oil

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 11:00

Dosa is an everyday staple at home and really there is not one day we don’t have batter. And there are times, when I have forgotten to soak the rice and dal and that’s when I do an instant batter. The instant batter  is packed with protein, fiber and great taste by using spinach and coriander. ...

Keerai Vadai Recipe Made With Figaro Pure Olive Oil

Sunday, 14 May 2017 13:13

Step into the streets of tamil nadu or infact any region around south india, you wll find a variety of vada’s made in street corners in old fashioned food carts. In this Keerai Vadai recipe, it replicates the street food of tamil nadu and is wrapped in the newspaper and a dollop of coconut chutney ...

Milagu Ven Pongal Recipe Made With Figaro Olive Oil

Sunday, 14 May 2017 12:15

Milagu Ven Pongal is a dish that is made during the festival of Pongal. But did you know that, it’s a staple breakfast and tiffin dish of southern india? Pongal is a dish made from rice and dal and topped with a tadka of ghee, ginger and crushed black pepper. If you are looking to reduce the saturated ...

Kolkata Style Egg Roll Recipe (Wrap or Frankie Recipe) - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Saturday, 13 May 2017 13:07

Egg Rolls also popularly known as frankie or a wrap, and is one of the most popular street foods in Kolkata apart from the puchkas (Calcutta Style Pani Puri), Jhaal Muri and many more. If ever you visit Kolkata, make sure to savour their famous street foods including the rolls and ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Crispy Aloo Bread Pakora Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Saturday, 13 May 2017 06:12

Be it winters, summers or rainy season - there is one thing that is an all time favorite and that’s the bread pakora. In this recipe the bread slices are filled with spiced up potatoes coated in gram flour batter and deep fried. The Aloo bread pakora is deep fried in Figaro Pure olive oil, making it ...

Kids Lunch Box Ideas: Grilled Tomato Cheese Sandwich with Chocolate and Orange Smoothie Recipes

Monday, 08 May 2017 09:00

The Grilled Tomato Cheese Sandwich Recipe is a super simple dish to make for breakfast, snack or even a dinner with soup. All you need for this sandwich is slices of tomatoes, slices of cheese, a homemade whole wheat bread, salt and pepper. I most often pack it into a lunch box for kids as well, giving ...

Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu With Mangalore Cucumber & Drumstick

Thursday, 04 May 2017 19:15

The Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu is delicious tangy curry that is packed with a perfect blend of spices and simmered in a coconut gravy. When combined along with Mangalore cucumber and drumstick it adds a variety to the curry making it rich and delicious. Serve the Kadalai Puli Kuzhambu along with a hot ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Cheesy Tawa Pizza Recipe With Corn & Broccoli - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:14

Cheesy Tawa Pizza Recipe is a pizza recipe that does not require an oven to bake as it is cooked on a Tawa. The process of making a pizza is made simple and very easy that you can serve for kids as an amazing evening snack. The dough is rolled thin and toasted on the tawa and smeared with tangy Del Monte ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Veggie Penne Pasta Recipe In Creamy Roasted Carrot Sauce - Kids Recipes Made with Del

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:14

Veggie Penne Pasta Recipe Creamy Carrot Sauce is a wonderful way to use vegetables as a sauce for the Pasta. We often add them into our pasta and is sometimes left out by the kids. But in this recipe the vegetables are well roasted and ground to make a delicious creamy sauce which will make the kids ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Alfredo Spaghetti with Broccoli & Olives Recipe - Kids Recipes Made with Del Monte

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:14

Alfredo Spaghetti with Broccoli & Olives Recipe is a classic dish which is inspired from the Italian Cuisine. Italians use two main sauces to toss their pasta with and one among is the Alfredo which is rich and creamy. When the Alfredo sauce is well coated with Del Monte Spaghetti Pasta it makes ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Kids Snack Box: Cucumber Cheese Sandwich,Fruit & Nut Muffin,Banana Chocolate Smoothie Recipes

Monday, 01 May 2017 09:00

The Sandwich & Fruit and Nut Cupcake combo makes a wholesome snack or lunch box. I do make sure I make my own bread or buy the whole wheat multigrain loaf of bread from the store. Packing the sandwich with Yogurt and vegetables is a great way to get the nutrients in and at the same time the ...

Tricolor Rotini (Spirali) Pasta Recipe Tossed in Creamy Basil Sauce - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Sunday, 30 April 2017 15:09

Tricolor Rotini (Spirali) Pasta Recipe is a made delicious by tossing it in a Creamy White Basil Sauce along with apricots and walnuts. The sauce is made with some aromatic basil leaves which is mixed with milk to create a creamy texture. All you have to do is to just toss in some Del Monte Tri Color ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Creamy Veg Spring Roll Recipe - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Sunday, 30 April 2017 10:09

Creamy Veg Spring Roll Recipe is a delicious crisp spring roll, made with homemade spring roll wrappers and stuffed with roasted vegetables stuffed with Del Monte's Eggless Mayo. The roasted vegetables tossed in pepper along with mayo makes a great twist to the spring rolls, making it creamy. Serve ...

Published in World Appetizers

Cheesy Bread Pizza Recipe With Roasted Veggies - Kids Recipes Made with Del Monte

Saturday, 29 April 2017 10:09

Cheesy Bread Pizza Recipe is a lip smacking snack that your kids would love to try. The bread is smeared with a tangy and rich roasted Del Monte Pizza and Pasta sauce, along with a dollop of Del Monte Cheesy Mayo topped up with roasted vegetables. It is as simple to make and delicious to eat. Serve ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Creamy & Delicious Egg Mayo Sandwich Recipe - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Friday, 28 April 2017 17:00

Creamy & Delicious Egg Mayo Sandwich Recipe is a kid friendly sandwich made with scrambled eggs that is tossed in herbs, finely chopped cucumber and Del Monte's Egg Mayo. It makes a high protein snack for kids that they can have as a breakfast or an snack in the evening for summers. Serve the ...

Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Recipe - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Friday, 28 April 2017 10:00

Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Recipe is a healthy Burger that is stuffed in with lentils. As lentils are always at our kitchen pantry it becomes much easier to make this burger in a jiffy for your kids. The stuffing is made with masoor dal and simmered in a delicious tomato gravy.  Once the stuffing is ...

Baked Cheesy Rigati Pasta Recipe With Roasted Veggies - Kids Recipes Made with Del Monte

Thursday, 27 April 2017 17:15

Baked Cheesy Rigati Pasta Recipe With Roasted Veggies  is twice cooked pasta dish made with Del Monte's shelled pasta also called as Rigati Pasta. The pasta is tossed in a creamy pink sauce with roasted vegetables and baked in the oven. The sauce is kept mild as the kids will like it little creamy ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Crunchy Farfalle Pasta Salad Recipe - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Thursday, 27 April 2017 15:15

Crunchy Farfalle Pasta Salad Recipe is a simple dish made from bow tie shaped pasta known as Farfalle. In this recipe, the Del Monte Farfalle pasta is tossed with roasted vegetables, finely chopped garlic, cucumber and cherry tomatoes, making it refreshing and healthy for the summers.  Cold pastas ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Farfalle Pasta Recipe In a Creamy Mushroom Sauce - Kids Recipes Made with Del Monte

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:15

Farfalle Pasta Recipe In a Creamy Mushroom Sauce makes a rich meal by itself that is loaded with roasted mushrooms. The sauce is very simple and made with just two ingredients. By adding Mushroom to your Kid’s diet it will help them gain minerals like potassium, copper and protein as well.  The ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Spinach & Corn Quesadilla Recipe - Kids Recipes Made With Del Monte

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 10:00

Spinach & Corn Quesadillas Recipe is an all-time favorite dish for the kids and as well as adults. The Spinach and corn Quesadillas are made from a whole wheat tortilla or homemade parathas and is stuffed with sautéed spinach and corn and tossed in Del Monte Cheesy Garlic Mayo.  Serve the ...

Published in Mexican Cuisine

4 Reasons Why You Should Take A Healthy Lunch Box To Work

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 16:20

Packing a lunch box to work requires efficient planning of groceries and what you plan to cook for the week. A lot of times, we are short of ideas and end up taking the same Roti, Sabzi and Salad to work. But look at the brighter side, taking a lunch box not just saves your money, but also will help ...

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