Divya Shivaraman

Born in Kerala and brought up in Chennai. Divya is big fan of street foods and die hard fan of Pani Poori. She loves cooking for her hubby and he never insists for anything specific, never complains, never troubles. "When you have a hubby like that, you will always want to treat him with good food :). " This was how her passion for cooking evolved and now she is an expert. Divya derives inspiration from her friends, fellow food bloggers and that has made her an avid blogger herself. She blogs at Dishing with Divya

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Recipes and Articles by Divya Shivaraman

Cold Phyllo Tartlets With Cream Cheese And Dill Toppings Recipe

Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:37

The Cold Phyllo Tartlets With Cream Cheese And Dill Toppings make great bite sized appetizers for parties. They are quick and easy to make. You can combine a variety of herbs or flavors according to your taste to make these tartlets. To make this more appetizing add some fresh chopped fruits or ...

Baked Bhakarwadi Recipe

Monday, 05 October 2015 00:41

Bhakarwadi  is a very popular Maharashtrian spicy tea time snack. The origin of the Bhakarwadi actually is in Gujrat and the Gujarati Bhakarwadi is a little different than the Maharashtrian Bhakarwadi. The filling of the Bhakarwadi is made with different seeds like poppy seeds, sesame seeds mixed ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Parmesan And Fresh Herbs Savoury Scones Recipe

Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:28

Parmesan And Fresh Herbs Savoury Scones is a delicious tea-time snack and a great accompaniment to a steaming cup of coffee. Scones come in savory and sweet variants, and traditionally make a good addition to breakfast spreads as well. Make them ahead and store in an airtight container, they keep ...

Lemon Poppy Seeds Pancakes recipe

Thursday, 17 September 2015 00:44

Lemon Poppy Seeds Pancakes is yet another sweet treat for your morning breakfast options. The soft spongy bed of pancakes drizzled with warm maple syrup with freshly cut fruit on side make for a delicious, not to mention healthy, start to the day. Pancakes can be made easily with very few basic ingredients, ...

Published in Pancake Recipes

Habshi Halwa Recipe

Friday, 11 September 2015 07:23

Habshi Halwa is a milk halwa that is made by curdling, sweetening and flavoring milk. It is a slightly tedious task to cook the halwa as it takes long to get it to the right consistency. But it is worth the effort because it brings together the best of milk solids, ghee and nuts, into a right Indian ...

Bavarian Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Sunday, 06 September 2015 00:59

Bavarian Mushroom Sauce Recipe is a quick and easy sauce that is creamy, made with very few ingredients that are likely already available in your pantry. A perfect blended taste of mushroom, it serves as a spreadable sauce or condiment too. It makes a delicious side or accompaniment for buttermilk ...

Baked Potato & Peas Samosa With Phyllo Pastry Recipe

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 00:50

Baked Peas Samosa with Phyllo Dough is a different take on the much-loved Indian snack -- Samosas. Generally samosas are deep fried, but this is a baked version that uses phyllo dough. They are quick to make and make an easy snack for tea time parties, or any other large parties. Since these samosas ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Rye Breakfast Sandwich With Cucumber And Eggs Recipe

Monday, 31 August 2015 00:58

The Rye Breakfast Sandwich With Cucumber And Eggs is a simple sandwich made with boiled eggs, cream cheese and fresh cucumber that can be enjoyed for breakfast or as a tea time snack. It is a healthy and filling dish given the protein and healthy fats present in eggs, and the nutrition in rye bread. ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe

Saturday, 29 August 2015 06:51

Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe is a delicious twist on the popular tea-time snack - samosas. Traditionally, samosas are made with a potato filling but this variation uses minced mushrooms, paneer and soya chunks. With right amount of spices these deep fried samosas make the perfect accompaniment ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Quinoa Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:10

Quinoa Chocolate Cookies Recipe is an excellent way of adding quinoa to your children's diet. Cookies make great kid-friendly snacks and these cookies include healthy ingredients with a deeper flavor of coconut. The come together easily, are baked quickly and can be stored at room temperature for weeks, ...

Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese Recipe

Friday, 31 July 2015 07:42

Couscous Salad With Cucumber And Feta Cheese is a refreshing salad that uses the popular North African grain called couscous. It is made of tiny granules of semolina flour or durum wheat, making it a healthier choice of carbs. This wholesome, cold salad combines the sweet tones of couscous, cucumbers ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Quinoa Vegetable Upma Recipe

Thursday, 30 July 2015 06:12

Quinoa Vegetable Khichdi Recipe is a hearty preparation of quinoa, vegetables and spices, cooked together in a single pot. By cooking it in a South Indian style, it brings the wholesome goodness of this superfood in a familiar and comforting and healthy form. Did you know: Quinoa is called superfood ...

Published in Upma Recipes

Puffed Rice Upma Recipe - Murmura Upma

Sunday, 26 July 2015 08:05

The Puffed Rice Upma makes a quick and easy breakfast for those busy weekday morning. Puffed rice is a type of grain made from rice, commonly used as a breakfast cereal or snack foods, and served as a popular street food in India in the form of Bhel Puri. This is a twist to the traditional bhel ...

Published in Upma Recipes

Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe

Sunday, 26 July 2015 03:36

Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe is an interesting combination of typical chaat flavours, combined with protein-rich peanuts. Spiced with a flavoured yogurt it is a perfect option for a cold salad or appetizer for you’re a chaat party. The peanuts are earthy and aromatic from being boiled, combined ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Spinach And Ricotta Dumplings Recipe In Cheese Sauce

Saturday, 04 July 2015 00:35

Spinach And Ricotta Dumplings Recipe In Cheese Sauce is a perfect casserole recipe that can be prepared for easily for the dinner parties or family get togethers. The cheese sauce is a blend of flavors from Parmesan cheese and milk. The spinach and ricotta balls are soft and flavorful that melts ...

Herb & Cheese Mushroom Omelette Recipe

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:35

Herb & Cheese Mushroom Omelette is a wholesome and fulfilling breakfast recipe. Mushrooms are packed with nutrients and eggs together make a perfect protein intake for the breakfast. The filling can be prepared ahead and stored in the fridge, next morning simply prepare the omelette and stuff it ...

Published in Omelette Recipes

Baked Pasta Recipe With Spinach And Artichoke

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 00:35

Baked Pasta With Spinach and Artichoke Recipe is a one pot meal recipe idea for the busy weekdays. Artichoke is a flower bud, widely used in American Cuisine. It has a meaty and nutty flavor like mushrooms. The combination of cheesy pasta with vegetables gives this dish a wonderful flavor packed combination, ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe With 7 Grain Rice And Sprout Salad

Monday, 18 May 2015 00:43

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms is an interesting and delicious entree recipe laced with flavors of seven-grain rice, pine nuts and sprouts. The seven variety of rice grains used for the stuffing includes Wild Rice, Barley, Quinoa, Brown Rice, bulgar wheat, hulled wheat and sorghum. They are available separately ...

Succotash Recipe

Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:25

Succotash is a quick, easy and a satisfying side dish that makes the best of fresh summer produce. Succotash is a dish consisting primarily of sweet corn or lima beans or other shell beans. Other ingredients may be added including tomatoes and green or sweet red peppers and many other seasonings ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Vegetarian Mexican Chili for Tacos Recipe - Made from Horse Gram

Monday, 13 April 2015 00:35

The Vegetarian Mexican Chili for Tacos Recipe is a classic dish of the Mexican Cuisine that is usually had along with Taco's or Mexican Rice. The Chillies are traditionally made from a variety of beans, but in this recipe, I have used Horse Gram and Mexican spices making this Chilli wholesome and ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Malida Recipe (Healthy Whole Wheat Afghan Sweet)

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 00:04

Malida is a traditional Afghan Sweet, made with whole wheat flour dough crumbled, sweetened and flavored with cardamom and dry fruits. Malida can also be made from leftover or fresh whole wheat Rotis or flat breads. The addition of Jaggery and dates to the Malida recipe, not only adds to the sweetness ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Creamy Coconut Poached Pears Recipe

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:43

The Creamy Coconut Poached Pears Recipe, is a simple, delicate and quick dessert that you can make for your parties or even simply indulge for those Friday night dinners with family. Poaching a fruit means cooking it in a simmering liquid to absorb the flavors. The liquid you use can be anything from ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Thai Roasted Vegetables with Peanut Coconut Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 00:17

Thai Roasted Vegetables With Peanut Coconut Sauce is a healthy and quick way of making wonderful dish by simply roasting the vegetables and preparing the sauce separately. The Peanut Coconut sauce adds flavors to the roasted vegetable as it mildly sweetens the dish with peanut, brown sugar and coconut ...

Almond Meal Muffins Recipe (Gluten Free and Grain Free)

Monday, 23 February 2015 00:04

The Almond Meal Muffins Recipe is a simple, wholesome tea time cake which even the kids will enjoy. The cake is made from blanched almond flour, that is also known as Almond Meal. The main ingredient in this flour is prepared by grinding skin-removed almonds. Almond Flour is a wonderful alternative for ...

Published in Cake Recipes
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