Shalini Rajani

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

Articles By Shalini Rajani

Thinking of going gluten-free? Start with exotic Millet Porridge with honey glazed beetroot

Millets are nutri-cereals that are known to have high nutrient content which includes protein, essential fatty acids, dietary fibre, B-Vitamins, minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, potassium and magnesium.

Worried about weight gain in winters? Try some Pearl Millet (bajra) kebabs

This is also the time of the year when your immunity works wonders if you feed it with the right food.

Say Happy Diwali with Millet Laddoos

Millet Laddoos carry a good shelf life and are perfect for the winter season too. Read here for the step-by-step recipe.

Add a twist to traditional sweets, try Amaranth Cranberry Bites this Diwali

Amaranth is a nutritious, gluten-free grain that provides plenty of fibre, protein and micronutrients. It has also been associated with a number of health benefits, including reduced inflammation, lower cholesterol levels and increased weight loss.

Add Moringa Rasam to your festivities: Your guests will love it

Every part of the Moringa plant is edible — leaves, pods, seeds, flowers, even its root.

This Navratri, enjoy millet fried rice with the goodness of saatvik ingredients

While Navratras are ending, you may still continue to reap the benefits of seasonal superfoods.

Multi-millet cookies: Enjoy the goodness of seeds, cow ghee and organic jaggery

These cookies are buttered with good old cow ghee and sweetened with natural organic jaggery powder.

Be ready for seasonal changes with this healthy millet drink

If you eat primarily junk, processed and refined food, the occasional whole food won’t do any good to your immunity.

Give a healthy twist to your palate with this millet salad

Millets are easy to digest and are good for all age groups.

Healthy menus begin with a healthier choice: Try millet seekh kebabs

Little millet is rich in fibre, slow digesting carbohydrates and antioxidants. It is an ideal food for diabetics as it prevents abnormal spikes in blood sugar levels.

Try baked millet spring rolls with pineapple salsa

It’s important to reclaim our lost grains, but more so to restore them in the spotlight through really exciting recipes.

Spicy Millet Cupcakes: A healthy and delicious surprise for your palate

Read more to know about the healthy ingredients that have gone into it, followed by its step-by-step recipe. Do try making these Spicy Millet Cupcakes at home.

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Try Millet Kebabs

Foxtail millet is among the oldest of all cultivated millets. It is good for the heart, fights diabetes, prevents cancer and is gluten-free, high in antioxidants and calcium content.

Try millets and black rice ladoos this Rakshabandhan

Barley Sattu is rich in vitamin B, potassium, selenium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, antioxidants and fibre. Popular in Ayurveda for its cooling effects on the body, it has very low glycemic index making it perfect for weight loss regimes.

Add some millet magic to your little one’s tiffin

Be a smart parent. Keep looking for healthier and tastier substitutes and keep experimenting till you get a perfect taste.

Move over fried snacks; Add superfood millets to your monsoon chaat parties

If you are a momo lover and have been binging on street side momos, this recipe is just for you.

Take a break from wheat and rice; Time for some diabetes-friendly, colourful, power-packed millet salad

Millets help in rendering health benefits like reduction in blood sugar level (diabetes), blood pressure regulation, thyroid, cardiovascular and celiac diseases.

Time for some healthy indulgence with superfood amaranth

As the season changes, we naturally crave for some crunchy snacks which would go amazingly well with the overall monsoon mood.

Looking for healthy appetisers? Try this Beetroot Croquettes recipe

Party menus need not be boring. Add more zing with healthy Beetroot Croquettes and a refreshing Cucumber Dip.

Go healthy with this Black Rice Tarts and Mango-Chia Seed Topping recipe

A healthy indulgence to achieve your fitness goals.