Cooking with Mo
Easy Baking Recipe with The Locavore
Illustrator: Narendra Pardhi and Akshay Khadilkar


**Adult Supervision Required**


  • ⅔ cup sifted refined flour or maida
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup nuts (finely chopped)
  • ¼ cup butter (either salted or unsalted)
  • 1 egg (well-beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • Baking tray
  • Oven


  1. Ask a helpful adult to melt butter and sugar in a large pot over a slow flame.
  2. To this, add the sifted flour, baking powder, egg, vanilla essence, and nuts, and whisk together till thoroughly combined. Remove from the heat and keep the mixture aside.
  3. Grease your baking tray with butter and preheat the oven.
  4. Spread the mixture you prepared in steps 1 and 2 on your baking tray and bake it at 190 degrees Celsius for about 15-20 minutes till it becomes brown.
  5. Carefully remove the baking tray and let it cool down.
  6. Cut it into thin strips and share it with your family and friends!

What is The Locavore?

The Locavore is a platform dedicated to championing local, regional Indian food through telling diverse food stories from around the country, archiving and sharing recipes, highlighting incredible farmers and food producers, and building communities of like-minded people. At its heart, it is committed to making a long-lasting impact and bringing about positive change through food.

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