Eggless Dates & Oats Muffins


  • ½ cup Plain flour
  • 1/3 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup condensed milk
  • ¼ cup chopped black dates
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp eating soda
  • 2-3 drops of Vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp soft butter
  • ¼ cup milk


  1. Sieve plain flour, baking powder and eating soda for 3 times.
  2. In a bowl, mix condensed milk, butter and vanilla essence and mix it with wire beater. Then add chopped dates, oats and flour mixture.
  3. Mix well and add milk gradually and Beat the mixture for sometime.
  4. Now pour about 1 spoon of batter in a greased and dusted muffin mold.
  5. Bake them in preheated oven for 15 to 17 mins on 160 degree.
  6. Allow them to cool and unmold. Serve.

Apple Crisp


  • 2 apples – chopped in cubes – with skin
  • 1½ tsp sugar
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • ½ cup wheat flakes – crushed coarsely with hand
  • ½ cup corn flakes – crushed coarsely with hand
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 8-9 chopped almonds
  • 1-2 tbsp softened butter


  1. In a bowl, mix chopped apples and sugar. Mix well till the sugar melts.
  2. In a pan, heat oatmeal and wheat flour for 5 min. Stir continuously.
  3. In another bowl, add oatmeal mixture, almonds, wheat flakes, corn flakes, brown sugar and butter. Mix them properly with hand.
  4. In a greased baking tray, place apples in bottom and lay the mixture on the top of the apples. Press evenly. Sprinkle some butter on top.
  5. Bake it for 20 minutes at 200°C.
  6. Serve warm (Can be served with ice-cream also)

Source : I had seen this recipe on a cookery show on ETV.



  • 1 cup soji rava
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 1¼ cup water
  • 2 pinches saffron (kesar) soaked in 1 tbsp water
  • 10-12 cashew nuts
  • 10-12 raisins
  • 5-6 almonds (chopped)
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 3-4 tbsp ghee


  • Heat ghee in a pan. Fry raisins and cashew nuts in it till golden brown and keep them aside.

  • In the same pan, add rava and sauté for some time till light pink. Now add water, coconut milk and soaked saffron.
  • Mix properly and add sugar and cardamom powder and cook it with lid.

  • When milk gets properly absorbed and ghee separates, add almonds, cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Mix well and cook it for some time.Arrange some cashew nuts & raisins in a serving bowl, place the sheera in the bowl and unmould it on a serving tray.