Sweet Summer Surprise – Vegan Fruity Treat

Avacado Mango Vegan Dessert Sugar Free

A Delicious and Healthy Dessert recipe shared by Svetlana 

Peal – Chop  – 4 large Avocados – 1 Mango + 1 Mango

Blend – Chopped  Avocados – 1 chopped Mango – Juice of 6-8 Lemon – Stevia  to Taste. – Avocado Mango Mousse

Serve – Spread Avocado Mango Mousse  in a Dish – Top with Chopped Mango

Garnish –  With Cacao Nibs.

Quick Easy Delicious Yummy Dessert Ready to Enjoy!!

Note – If thicker mousse preffered add a couple of spoons of coconut oil and leave in the fridge for a couple of hours. Use sugar instead of Stevia

This recipe was submitted by my dear friend Svetlana.  She is truly passionate about physical and psychological health. Having had a lot of cases of diabetics in her family back in Russia she is striving to control now her own family’s sugar intake and maintain a healthy diet.  For more information please check  the below link.


Fruity Vegan Dessert Recipe with Mango and Avacado garnished with Cacao Nibs. Easy Delicious Summer Fruit Dessert.




Strawberry Trifle with Mixed Nuts

Strawberry Trifle with nuts

Blend  – 2 cups Strawberries – blend to form Puree

Mix  – 1 tbsp. Corn Starch  – 1/2 cup  Water.

Sauce – Bring Strawberries Puree to Boil – Add Corn Starch Mix – Boil few 4-5 mnts – Cool Strawberry Sauce

Whip  – 2 cups  Chilled Heavy Cream – 1 tbsp. powdered Sugar – Whip – 2 mnts – till Soft Peak –  Add 250 g Mascarpone Cheese  – Whip -2 mnts  – till Stiff  – Cream Layer.

Chop – Mixed Nuts – 1 cup

Layer – Cream Layer then  Mixed Chopped Nuts  then Cream Layer – Finally Strawberry Sauce.


Decorate with Sprinkles of Choice and Serve Strawberry Trifle with Mixed Nuts Super Delicious and Super Easy.

This Dessert was served at Zeina’s Engagement Party.   The combination of Cream and Nuts with Strawberry Sauce was a winning combination.

Thank you Zeina for your invitation.   It was a wonderful party.   You looked like a Movie Star.    I enjoyed meeting Alexander and his Parents and his beautiful sisters and  your Parents Sister and Brother too.  Everybody was so welcoming and warm. 

When I went to say  goodbye to your parents your dad took me back in, where the party was still in full swing with Music and Dance,   to try few delicious Syrian Dessert before leaving.   So Heartwarming and Sincere!!

Strawberry Trifle with Mixed Nuts Recipe Easy Simple and Delicious.







Easy Cheesy Bread Pizza 2 ways

Cheesy Bread Pizza 2 ways

Sauce –   1 tbsp. Tomato Paste – 1/2 tsp. Garlic –  Pinch of  Chilli and Salt to taste – 1 tsp. Olive Oil – Mix well

Spead – Toast 2 slices of Bread – Spread Sauce – Slice of Cheese on top – Spread Parsley

Method 1 – Microwave Toast for +/- 1 mnt – Done

Method 2 –  Heat  Skillet – Fry Toast Cheese Side down – Low flame – Press with ladle – Carefully Turn and warm the other side – Leftover cheese sticks to other side – Done

Delicious Yummy Cheesy Bread Pizza for Beakfast or Snack time.  

Note :   Use Tomato Chutney or Tapenade or Pesto as Sauce.   Sprinkle herbs of Choice. I have used Gouda Cheese for this recipe.  Use Cheese of Choice.

Recipe for Homemade Cheesy Pizza Bread  Stove top or Microwave. Quick and Easy.






Flaxseed Chutney Powder

Flaxseeds are considered to be one of the most health foods in the market today. Among all 127 World’s Healthiest Foods, flaxseeds come out number one as a source of Omega-3s. These are called avisa ginjalu in Telugu and Alsi in Hindi. These seeds are high in omega 3 fatty acids, fibre, alpha-linolenic acid and […]

via Flaxseed Chutney Powder — Jyospassions

Aubergine Melts with Tapenade

Recipe Aubergine Melts with Mozzarella Cheese and Tapenade

Cut – In Halves – Aubergine – 6 Half Pcs or More if small Aubergines.

Boil – 4 -6 Glass water – Big Pan – Slide Aubergine – Cook 15 – 20 Mnts.  Drain

Fry –  Heat Skillet – 1 tbsp. Oil – fry – 3-4 mnts each side – Low flame – Till Soft and Brown.

Tapanade –  1 cup Olives – 1 cup Sun Dried Tomato – 1 tbsp. Olive Oil – 1 tbsp. Lemon Juice – Grind – Rough Paste

Slice – 150g   Mozzarella Cheese – Thin Slices.

Serve – Spread Tapenade over Fried Aubergine –  Arrange Mozzarella Slice – Sprinkle Parsley or herb of choice.  Ready.

Enjoy Delicious Aubergine Tapenade Mozzarella Melts .  Yummy!!  

Note :     Use tomato chutney instead of Tapenade. If melted Cheese preferred melt in microwave for about a minute.  Enjoy fried Aubergine as is with just pepper and Salt if preferred.   Use Leftover Tapanade as spread for sandwiches.

Aubergine Melts Recipe with Tapenade Spread. Eggplant or Brinjal Recipe with Mozzarella Cheese.


Prawn Dum Biryani Recipe

Biryani Rice Prawn Pilau or Pilaf

Chop – 100 gm – Cabbage  Carrots – 2-  Carrots  – 50 gm  Green peas -50 gm  Beans

Marinate  –   600g Prawns  – 1 tsp. salt – 1 tsp. Chilli Powder   –  ½ tsp  Turmeric powder – 30 mnts.

Shallow Fry  –  Heat  5 tbsp. Oil –  Marinated Prawns -5 mnts.  Drain Prawns.

Fry  –  Drained Oil –  2 pcs each – Cardamom, Cloves, Cinnamon  – 1 Cup chopped Onions –  1 Tbsp. Ginger – 2 tbsp. Garlic – Pinch Salt.

Saute –  To above – 2 tsp. Coriander Powder – 1 1/2 tsp Garam Masala powder –  Stir – Chopped Veg –  3-4 Mnts – 1 chopped Tomato – 2 mnts. – Mix with Fried Prawns. – 2 mnts. – Turn off Stove –  2 tbsp.  Ghee – Mix – Prawn Masala 

Cook – Soak  ½ kg Rice – 30 mnts –  Cook  70%  –  1 tbsp. Lemon Juice – 1tsp. Salt – Drain.

Garnish – 1 Cup each –  Coriander Leaves – Mint Leaves –

Layer –  Broad Dish – Spread a layer of Rice –  Prawn Masala -Pinch Garma Masala –  Garnish –  Repeat Layers  till  Done.

Dum –  Seal Dish with Foil  – Leave on Hot Skillet or in Hot Oven for 15 Mnts.

Delicious Prawn Biryani Ready to be Served.  Serve with Salad or Raitha or Tsatski.

This Recipe was shared by Preethi.  Preethi is a great cook.  Each time she invites us  she makes something new and interesting.  This Prawn Biryani was a dish she served many years ago when she invited us for dinner.   A memorable and delicious dinner.

Thank You Preethi.   We had it for lunch and dinner yesterday.   

Recipe How to Make Prawn Pilaf or Prawn Biryani 




Tzatziki Sauce Or Dip Recipe

Tzatziki Recipe

Chop – 1/2 Cucumber in Small Pcs.

Flavour –  1 tsp Dried Dill – 1/2 Tsp Dried Mint – 1 Clove Garlic – 1/2 tsp. Salt – 1 tbsp. Olive Oil  – Crushed and Mixed.

Sauce – 2 cups Creamy Greek Yougurt

Mix  – Chopped Cucumber with Flavouring and Sauce. Stir well.

Decorate – With Dill Flowers or Mint.

Note :  Deseed and Grate  and Drain Cucumber if preferred.  Use fresh herbs instead of Dried.    Use just Mint or Just Dill.   

Delicious Tzatziki Greek appetizer Meze ready to be Served.  Eat as a Side Dish for  a Barbeque, with Pita Bread, Naan or Biryani.

I used Tzatzik  as a Salad instead of Raita today with Prawn Pilaf, a delicious recipe shared by  Preethi, which I will be posting soon.

How to Make Tzatziki Greek Appetizer Meze a Sauce Dip for Barbeque or side dish for Pilaf or Biryani.


Pomogranate Apple Cucumber Salad -Indian Raitha Recipe

Cucumber Raitha Apples and Pomogranet Salad Recipe

Chop – 1/2 Cucumber – 1/2 Apple – 1 Red Onion  – Small Pcs.

Deseed – 1/2 Pomogranate – Remove Skin  – Deseed

Sauce – 1 1/2  Cup Creamy Yogurt – 1 tsp. Crushed Ginger – 1 tsp Salt

Mix – Chopped Items – Pomogranate Seeds  – Mix well with Sauce

Garnish – Sprinkle handful chopped Coriander Leaves

Serve Tasty Delicious Cooling Raitha Salad with Spicy Biryani or Chapati or Naan.  Or just eat plain.   A cooling Salad of Summer. 

Note : Use Pineapple or Grapes instead of Apples and Pomogranate.  Use parsley instead of Coriander.   Garnish with green Chilli if  spicy version preferred.

This Salad can be made with just Cucumber and Yogurt and any spice of your choice. A recipe which compliments Spicy Indian dishes or Biryani.   

This recipe was requested by my friend Maren who loves Yogurt and Fruits and thought it was a great Salad.   Dear Maren Matheo  and  Little Roma enjoy a great Vatation in Rome.

Indian Yogurt Condiment Salad Recipe with Fruits and Vegetables.


Stir Fry Glass Noodles with Shredded Cabbage

Glass Noodles with Shredded Cabbage Mince Meat Recipe

Chop – One Onion – Small Peices.

Shred – Half Small Cabbage – Remove Hard Core – Shred to peices.

Boil – Water – 250 g Glass Noodles – Bring to Boil – Turn off Stove – Drain

Fry –  Chopped Onion – Till Translucent – 250g  Mince Meat  – +/- 5 mnts till cooked

Saute – Add Cabbage to Above – Saute – +/-4 mnts – Noodles in Saute – Stir Well

Flavour – 1 -2 tbsp. Soya Sauce  – tbsp. Spicy Chilly Sauce – Combine with Saute – Stir well  – Done

Delicious Cabbage Noodles  ready to eat.  Yummy!! 

Note – I used Mung Bean Noodles. Use potato glass noodles or Rice Cellophane noodles.  Use spring Onions instead of regular.    Use Bacon instead of Mince meat or Both.

One morning a couple of years ago I was in the corridor of my Office when an American Visitor arrived to meet one of my collegues .   Since I was by the entrance, I opened the door for her.  She smiled at me and gave me a big hug and said – Oh The Recipe Lady!! and thanked me.

Puzzeled I asked her what she meant.  She said when she had visited a few month prior and was waiting at the reception she had Overheard me sharing this recipe at the lunch table.   She went home at made it for her husband.  They loved the recipe so much that they make it very often.  

Though I have shared several recipes with my friends over the years, I felt she was my first real fan who had followed a recipe by just overhearing it!! So Flattering!!

Tomato Chutney Topped Boiled Eggs

Boiled Eggs tomato Chutney Gojju Chapati

Boil – Boil – Peel – 6 Eggs –  Cut in two.

Chop – 3 Big Onions   Handful Curry Leaves –  Garlic  4-5 cloves.

Spice – 1 tsp. Chilli Powder –  1 tsp. Corriender Powder – 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder

Saute  – Heat Oil -1 tsp. mustard seeds –  Add Chopped items – 1-2 tsp. Salt  – Saute –  1-2 mnts.

Fry –  Add Spice Mix to Saute  -Stir  well  – 6-8  Medium Size Tomatoes Chopped – 5-6 mnts –  Medium Flame – till tomatao melts in Gravy

Topping – Top With Boiled Eggs

Serve with Chapati or Naan or Rice.  Delicious Tomato Gojju Ready.     

Note : Use herb of Choice.  Adjust Salt and Spice to Taste. 

When we were living in Mathikere Bangalore, most evenings Anto and me,   ended up at Latha and Ramesh’s Place.   

Such beautiful memories of Indian Summer evenings. Me and Latha chatting inside the house, Shruthi was so samll then, a little princess dancing around.    Anto and Ramesh  as usual outside discussing various plans and Projects and ideas.

Ramesh would come in suddenly and say – ” Lathama can you quickly make some Chappatis and Tomato Gojju with Eggs” 

Both Latha and Ramesh never allowed us to leave before sharing dinner with them.  Siddhu, this was before you were born  and Karthik,  you were then part of Princess Shruti’s dreams yet to come true.

Thank you Ramesh and Latha for welcoming us everytime we visit  India and the gifts and the parties you have organised with all our friends group.

Latha we make  Tomato Gojju atleast once  a week.    It is the most loved dish in our house.  We eat it with Breakfast Lunch and Dinner!!  

We Cherish your Friendship that has grown stronger despite, Time and Distance.

Tangy Tomato Gojju or Tomato Chutney Quick Delicious and Easy Recipe with Boiled Eggs