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Healthy Whole Wheat Cookies With Pistachio

Healthy cookies are a weakness this side. Of course, you know me by now!I love cookies - in fact, have been passionately in love with eggless whole wheat cookies since childhood. Taking my love for cookies to another level, I have started to bake healthy cookies myself.


This website is all about health, healthy food, and whole grains and whole wheat baking.

My previous atta pista (wheat pistachio) cookie recipe had got viral in Facebook. It even found a place in Sonal Gupta's top cookie list. I have got positive feedback from different angles on this recipe. Happy me!

So this time I have decided to replace milk with whey, as suggested by my dearest friend, Anna, who often substitutes milk with whey in her recipes. Anna is a master chef :)

Let's come back to this delectable blend of whole wheat flour and pistachio. Well, pistachio adds flavor to any recipe. Do you agree?

Here is another wheat cookies recipe in microwave that you are surely going to be tempted to try out!

What i…

Whole Wheat Flour Puffs/Knots Bursting With Fenugreek Flavor: A Healthy Snacking Option

Looking for some healthy snacks? What if I say I can give you the recipe of whole wheat flour snacks? Would you be surprised?

Well, whole wheat flour does make snacks healthier. But white flour makes them little more crispy, crunchy, and yes tasty. I sometimes wonder whether we can replicate the same taste with whole wheat grains. These days I no longer doubt the capability of wheat to give us tasty bites.

For I am experimenting with this healthy grain and have come up with some healthy treats for you all.

This whole wheat puff recipe is one such healthy treat that you would want to try again and again. I was cloud 9 when my dear friend Anna gave me the feedback on this recipe. She was exceedingly happy with the baked goodies from whole wheat flour.


Why I choose Whole Wheat Flour Over Maida/White Flour?
A little bit on my love for whole grain puffs

Patiala is my hometown. It's a small city in Punjab state. One reason I love old towns is their rustic atmosphere. Though Patiala is n…

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Digestive Cookies Mcvities Type

A digestive cookie and a hot cup of tea are a match made in haven for biscuit and tea lovers. Dunk an oatmeal digestive in your tea and enjoy both taste and health.

Trust me, you are going to love every bite of it!

As their name suggests, digestives were originally developed by two UK doctors to aid digestion.Ideally these cookies are called digestives because they use sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda, which is reportedly known for its antacid effect.












Additionally, these sweet meal biscuits use whole wheat flour with bran. The secret to getting crispy, crunchy digestives lies in the cold butter and malt extracts or a semi liquid like honey. These extracts are added to the cookies to extract some of the starch from the flours. Starch requires a good amount of time for digestion.
In a typical digestive biscuit, you will find coarse brown wheat flour, wholemeal, vegetable oil, malt extract, raising agents, and salt. These days, some brands are also trying to expand their reach to heal…

Dal Paneer Pakoda in Appe Pan: Paneer Recipe

Pakodas pakodas everywhere, but I can't dare to eat! Oh yes! DEEP FRIED stuff is a big no this side.

Pakodas or fritters are dreaded for their oil content. Yes, they are deep fried. This is the reason I rarely make pakodas. But thanks to the invention of appe (paniyaram) pan, you can fry just about anything with just a drop of oil. Yes, this is absolutely true.

Appe pan is such a multi-utility vessel that has cut down on the frying time while also reducing the oil needed for frying things. Does't that sound good? Indeed. To me, it is a miraculous pan. When I bought this vessel, I would try something or the other every day so much so that hubby dear got bored of it.

Then I had to lay my appe pan to rest for a few days. Then again began my experimentation spree - I use it even for roasting nuts, such as almonds, garlic cloves, and potatoes for curries. So this time I tried making dal pakoda, unlike the quintessential besan (chickpea flour) fritters.

I must say this is one of th…
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