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  • Place a half apple in the container while storing bread, cake etc. Its moisture helps retain freshness and softness for a longer period. 
During high humidity, cool the baked goods and then refrigerate it in an airtight plastic container to ensure freshness.


  • Loaded with minerals, sunflower seeds ensure the cardiovascular health and promote healthy bones & skin. 
Make small laddoos with shredded coconut, flax-chia- sunflower seeds, raisins, honey, ghee and chocolate chips. Enjoy the nutritious power bites.


  • Make mouthwatering pakoras with the leftover moong dal. Add gram flour, rice flour, chopped onions, palak, ajwain leaves and coriander to the leftover dal. 
Also add ginger garlic paste, chilli flakes, bread crumbs & mix well to make a pakora batter. Dip fry these delicious pakoras until golden brown & serve hot with green chutney or sauce.


  • Make Jaggery Gulab Jamuns from the leftover bread slices. Separate the edges of (brown) bread slices and sprinkle 2 tbs of milk on them. 
For stuffing take some crushed nuts and mix it with some Gulkand(Rose petals preserved with sugar) Dip the big bread slice in milk, press out excess milk. Put the stuffing in the centre and roll it round. Deep fry the balls & drop them in jaggery syrup. Relish Gulab Jamuns.


  • What can be done when Saunf / Fennel seeds become soft and lose its crispness... 
Grind the Saunf with few garlic pods, salt, chilli powder, cumin and coriander seeds. Mix it with curd & serve with roti.


  • Val Papadi, high protein beans, rich in dietary fibres, vitamin A, calcium & iron which enhances metabolism and immunity. 
Wash the Beans thoroughly, take fibres off the pods & chop them finely. In a pan put some oil, add garlic, green chillies, turmeric powder, chopped onions & pods. Put some salt, cover with the lid & cook on low flame. Serve hot Val Papdi.


  • Makar Sankranti, Harvest festival is celebrated with different names like Lohri, Uttarayana, Pongal, Maghi throughout India. It marks the worship of warm winter foods & Sesame seeds which are hot in nature are used for preparing sweets like tilgul, gajak, ghevar, revadi, etc. 
Sesame rich in vitamin B6, protein & calcium maintains bone health & supports the digestive system.


  • Store Walnuts for longer by roasting them in some butter. Let it cool & store it. 
Give a sweetish flavour to Walnuts by coating them with honey syrup. Boil water & honey in equal proportion and let it cool. Pour this over the roasted walnuts & bake them for 5 mins at 350 deg. Enjoy the treat when you feel like.