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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Shalini Rajani


Shalini Rajani is the founder of Crazy Kadchi and holds innovative and healthy cooking workshops for all age groups.

This Eid, try this lockdown dessert with watermelon rind
Sun, May 24, 2020

Not only does it look beautiful with minimum ingredients and almost no ghee or oil, this recipe also carries a lot of nutritional benefits.

Strengthen immunity with this quinoa and mango one-pot meal salad
Sat, May 16, 2020

In this recipe, you can always replace quinoa with economically priced and extremely healthy Indian millets like finger millet (ragi), sorghum (jowar) or barley (jau). They taste equally good.

On Mother’s Day, relive nostalgia with these 3 recipes for dips
Sun, May 10, 2020

Today is the day to express gratitude to all mothers, including yourself if you are one, and to every maternal figure in your life.

Lockdown recipes: Make this 10-minute aloo bhujiya at home
Mon, May 04, 2020

Stay safe and let’s continue to cook up happiness through food.

Testing times to tasting times: Pumpkin stuffed barley momos
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

Barley millet boosts immunity as it is rich in vitamin B, potassium, selenium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, antioxidants and fibre. It also has a very low glycemic index making it perfect for weight loss regimes.

Lockdown cravings: Missing street food? Try Kolkata-style puchkas at home
Sun, Apr 19, 2020

While homemade street food brings families together, it also encourages you to use best quality ingredients in the most hygienic environment.

Q for Quarantine or Quinoa Croquettes: Life is what you make of it
Sun, Apr 12, 2020

Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids.

Stay home and try this recipe for your anytime hunger pangs
Sun, Apr 05, 2020

Read more for the step by step recipe and the abundance of health benefits it gives while you satiate your tea-time cravings.

21-day lockdown: This street-style samosa recipe is super easy, tasty and hygienic
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Today’s recipe is a small attempt to help those who are craving street-food.

Stuck indoors? Stay calm and cook up an exotic snack for your loved ones
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Oats contain many powerful antioxidants that help reduce blood pressure and other benefits. Oats are also high in soluble fibre, which helps in reducing cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Spicy Baked Millet Crackers: A quick and healthy recipe for your loved ones
Sun, Mar 15, 2020

Finger millet helps in keeping blood sugar levels in check. Low in glycaemic index, and high in dietary fibre and antioxidants, it reduces unnecessary food cravings, helping in weight loss.

‘Holi hai’ with millets: Say cheers with Ragi Thandai
Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Ragi helps in keeping the blood sugar in check. Low in glycemic index, high in dietary fibre, antioxidants, it reduces unnecessary food cravings and helps in weight loss, writes Shalini Rajani.

Cook up new ideas in your kitchen: Try finger-licking Finger Millet Pancake Pizza
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Red and yellow bell peppers are full of great health benefits — they're packed with vitamins and low in calories. They are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium, writes Shalini Rajani.

An inspired gourmet millet dish: Millet Pancakes with Pumpkin Pineapple Dip
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

Pineapple improves immunity and is a great source of healthy carbs. It lowers the risk of cancer, heals wounds, improves gut health, strengthens bones and gums, improves eye and skin health and helps in alleviating common cold too.

Sneak in millets in your daily meal: Start easy with Sorghum Millet Punjabi-style Kadi
Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Read more for the step by step recipe and the countless benefits of Sorghum Millet. This millet is a boon for those who wish to sneak in millets in their everyday meals.

A healthy treat for surprise guests: Try this quick little millet salsa stuffed idli sandwiches
Sun, Feb 09, 2020

When compared to rice, little millet's health benefits is a highly nutritious, non-glutinous and alkaline food. It is high in minerals like iron, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium.

A tribute to the humble bajra with a nutritious and quick pearl millet (bajra) salad
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

Pearl millet or bajra is rich in magnesium, which helps keep the heart healthy. It has potassium, which dilates blood vessels, allowing blood to flow more easily.

Add tricolour to your health goals, try yummy dips with superfoods
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Read more for the step by step recipes of these colourful dips. They are prepared with some of the amazing superfoods, so do not miss reading about their health benefits too.

Try some colourful Persimmon Jam with healthy Millet Uttapams
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

Whenever you get the chance, enjoy your own company in your cosy kitchen.

Spread sweetness with healthy millet bites
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Read more for the super easy step by step recipe and outstanding health benefits of Sesame, Jaggery and Barley.