Whole wheat cumin cookies/ Atta jeera cookies

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Jeera cookies/cumin cookies are perfect to go with a cup of tea.  Again a very easy recipe plus it is made from whole wheat flour. With the same recipe, we can omit the jeera/cumin and make cardamom cookies. If you replace the jeera with dry fenugreek leaves, you will get a different flavour. This way we can experiment with different flavors. You can also try Whole wheat chocolate chunk cookies which I made some time back. Another favorite recipe to be tried is Butter cookies. If you are not too fond of sweet cookies, we can make savoury cookies too. Yes, I have been planning to make savoury cookies soon. Cheese and mustard, sun dried tomatoes and pepper , o yum, sounds great right?? It has been raining since  morning today, the weather is so pleasant right now. Just perfect for a cup of ginger tea/adrakwali chai and jeera cookies !! Let me indulge myself ! I will be waiting to know if you tried these cookies and if you experimented with new flavours. Ill see you in my next post with savoury cookies ! Happy Baking and Happy eating !!   WHOLE WHEAT CUMIN COOKIES/ ATTA JEERA COOKIES Author: The Cooking Soul […]

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Whole wheat chocolate chunk cookies

Cookies ! How many of you are a big fan of cookies? Ummm not me really but I do love Butter cookies. Melt in the mouth buttery cookies with a cup of coffee, so awesome right? Just the thought leaves me drooling ! But that does not stop me from from baking different types of cookies. Hence, today sharing the recipe for whole wheat chocolate chunk cookies. Whole wheat, egg free, butter free chocolate chunk cookies for guilt free indulgence. This recipe does replace the all purpose flour and butter but a dessert always has to be had in moderation. Irrespective of the healthy substitutes, you are still consuming the carbs and fats. So this is definitely healthy comparatively but you can indulge yourself once in a while. I loved the earthy flavor of the whole wheat flour in these cookies. The chocolate chunks just makes it all the more yummier. You can use chocolate chips too. Store them in an air tight container, mine were finished as soon as they were out of the oven.  Happy Baking and let me know if you tried them. WHOLE WHEAT CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES Author: The Cooking Soul Yield- 8 Cookies INGREDIENTS 1 […]

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Chocolate strawberry pie

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Are you looking for an easy and quick dessert option? Yes you have opened the right page !! I have an easy peasy dessert for you which looks beautiful and tastes heavenly. It is a no bake pie, eggless and has chocolate !! Chocolate in a dessert is half work done. Combine it with fresh and juicy strawberries, your dessert is ready. I have used oreo biscuits for the base, you can opt for digestive biscuits too. To make the dessert sinful, be generous with the ganache, top it with whipped cream and lots of strawberries. Go make this dessert now, switch on the fairy lights in your room, take your favorite corner in the room with a big piece of this pie or may be the whole pie itself and enjoy !! The year is coming to an end and find all the reasons to celebrate !! Chocolate strawberry pie Author: The Cooking Soul Yield – One 6 inch pie INGREDIENTS 15 oreo biscuits 40 gms butter 150 gms dark chocolate 150 ml cream 1 cup whipped cream 10 strawberries INSTRUCTIONS Crush the oreo biscuits in a grinder. In a bowl, add melted butter to the crushed oreo biscuits […]

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Christmas fruit cake (eggless and alcohol free)

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Merry Christmas !!! I know I am late in posting this recipe but you still have few days left. Who said you can’t have the Christmas fruit cake after Christmas ? You can enjoy this cake on your new year eve as well with a mug of hot chocolate. Yes it is only calorific food that I talk about !! The best part is that this cake is eggless, alcohol free and you will still love it for sure. The measurements of the dry fruits to be soaked in the juice are approximate since I did not bother to use the measuring cups. Go get the ingredients and make this delicious cake for your family and more importantly for yourself !! Merrryyyyy Christmas !! Christmas fruit cake (eggless and alcohol free) Author: The Cooking Soul Yield – Two 6 inch cakes OR 1 large cake INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup oil 1 cup milk 2 tbsp vinegar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 -1.5 tsp cinnamon powder 1/4 tsp ginger powder 1/8 tsp nutmeg powder 1 tsp mix of cardamom & clove powder For soaking in […]

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Butter Cookies/ Shortbread Cookies

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Buttery, crumbly and melt in the mouth shortbread cookies or butter cookies are easy to make and taste divine. All you need is 3 ingredients and the cookies are ready within 15 mins. Enjoy these cookies with a hot cup of tea. These shortbread cookies are buttery and crispy, they melt in your mouth leaving a beautiful aftertaste. They are versatile too! Coat them with chocolate to get chocolate butter cookies, add a pinch of cinnamon for cinnamon cookies, or add cardamom and rose water or add espresso/ coffee powder or just glaze them. Give these butter cookies any flavor you want to and they will taste yummy. You can use these cookies as a base for any recipe that calls for shortbread. I have used orange thyme glaze for some of the cookies while on some I used nutella and chocolate chips. You can add chocolate chips to the dough  and bake too. So many ideas right. Then what are you waiting for? Mix, roll, cut and bake these delicious cookies, save some of these for your morning tea. And with the festive season around serve your guests or gift them these butter/ shortbread cookies. Spread smiles around this festive season […]

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