The “Z” Tiffin

Welcome to A to Z of tiffin ideas with me. I am trying to give AtoZ suggestions for lunch box woes and today is Day 26 with letter Z. So Let’s pack the Z Tiffin

Zig Zag Vine fruit

Zinfandel Grapes

Zucchini Bread

Zafrani Pulav

 Zunka bhakri

Image result for zucchini breadIngredients

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  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Prepare two medium loaf pans with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Stir and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the oil, vanilla, and zucchini and mix together.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture. Add the walnuts and mix till just combined.
  5. Divide evenly into two medium loaf pans and bake for 1 hour.

Zunka Bhakri

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Zafrani Pulao

Zafrani Pulao Commonly known as Zarda, Zafrani Pulao a luscious sweet dish with a rich aroma. It is a festive delicacy of north India. Zafrani Pulao basically belongs to the Nawabi delicacies of India, it is prepared on the occasion of marriages and regional festivals. Try this sweet rice preparation enriched with high calories ingredients.


  • 2 cups: Rice (long, grained)
  • 1/2 cup: Sugar
  • 4 tsp: Ghee
  • 18-20: Almonds.
  • 12-15: Cashew nuts.
  • Pinch: Saffron.
  • 1/4 tsp: Nutmeg Powder.
  • 1/2 tsp: Green Cardamom Powder


  1. Wash rice twice and soak in just enough water to cover it for half an hour. Drain excess water.
  2. Place almonds and cashew nuts in a flat microwave dish and cook, uncovered on Microwave medium (70%) for five minutes. Let them cool and thinly slice the almonds. Halve the cashew nuts.
  3. In a deep casserole, mix ghee and rice and cook, uncovered, on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes.
  4. Stir. Cook, uncovered on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes more.
  5. Mix nutmeg powder, green cardamom powder, saffron, raisins and sugar into the rice.
  6. Add three and a half cups of water and milk and stir once.
  7. Cover and cook on Microwave high (100%) for fifteen minutes.
  8. Allow standing time for five minutes.
  9. Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts. Serve hot.

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Today is Final Day 26 with the letter “Z” of AtoZ challenge.

My theme for the challenge is ‘Tackling Tiffin tantrums” to help ease lunchbox woes for moms & kids.

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