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Chocolate Burfi Recipe

A make ahead mawa burfi recipe that’s is topped with a rich layer of chocolate and sprinkled generously with pistachios for an extra crunch. Incredibly easy to make and satisfy’s your chocolate craving in no time! With Janmashtami just a day away, families are busy preparing their favorite dishes and sweets for the occasion. Chocolate burfi...

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Dhaniya Panjiri

On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami a healthy and nutritious Dhaniye ki panjeeri prepared with coriander powder, sugar and dry nuts. An easy prasad, which takes just 15 minutes start to finish! How can Janmashtami be complete without Dhaniya Panjiri?  Dhaniya panjiri is an aromatic...

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Punjabi Bharwan Karela Recipe

Punjabi bharwan karela recipe – a mouth watering dish that is wonderfully spicy and delicious. A healthy, vegetarian and gluten-free recipe!! Karela also referred to as bitter gourd, bitter melon or bitter squash is the most disliked vegetable. Back in college, we did a survey of...

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Kala Jamun Recipe

With Rakshabandhan just few days away, yummy kala jamuns are a perfect match for this occasion. Jamuns are fried milk dumplings that are soaked in rose flavored sugar syrup – unbelievably soft and will just melt in your mouth!! They get their name kala jamun because of the...

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Pasta with Spicy Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Delicious and yummy pasta made with spicy sun dried tomato pesto comes together in less than 30 minutes! A complete comfort food that is gluten free and vegan! Summer is in full swing and what a great time to have a picnic with family and friends!...

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7 ways to cook Baingan or Eggplants

By now you might have known my love for eggplants, they are so good and my all time favorites –  I just can’t get enough of these! So, here is a complied post on how I involve eggplants/baingan in my day to day cooking – 7 ways...

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7 minute Eggless Chocolate Cake

An amazingly delicious moist cake prepared with 7 ingredients and cooked for 7 minutes in microwave and to top that it’s EGGLESS.  Craving for something chocolate-y tonight and have very limited time on hand, give this amazingly delicious 7 minute Eggless Chocolate cake recipe a try. This...

Cooking Basics

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How to make Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oven

Just like pesto, sun-dried tomato pesto is my family favorite. We top our sandwiches and pastas with yummy sun-dried pesto and it adds a great zing and flavor to any meal. For an upcoming picnic, I have sun-dried tomato pesto pasta on my list and I am totally out...

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Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Homemade whole wheat pizza dough made with 100% whole grain white wheat flour, yeast and water. My go-to pizza dough recipe that taste wonderful and so much healthy. Nothing beats a fresh, homemade pizza and that is incredibly easy, healthy, and preservative -free. I have tried making pizza...

Tips & Tricks

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Mess -free kulfi

Enjoy Kulfi, ice creams or popsicle mess free. Place a cupcake liner underneath your dessert to avoid drippings. All drippings will fall in the cupcake liner and once done toss everything in the trash. Voila.. no more sticky hands 🙂  

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Blueberry Cake Tip

Blueberries have a tendency to sink to the bottom of the cake. BUT WHY DO MY BLUEBERRIES SINK? Answer is simple .. GRAVITY. Anything additional added to a cake whether be chocolate chip, blueberries, or any other berries or nuts they will sink to the...

Festivals of India

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How to make Janmashtami Jhula at home

Janmashtami is just few days away and families are busy preparing Krishna jhula and homemade sweets. On this auspicious occasion, learn how to make Janmashtami Jhula at home.  Create Krishna jhula from simple and easy-to-find materials that you probably have laying around the house. You really...

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Easy ladoo recipes for festive season

With Holi around the corner, celebrate the warmth of this festival with sweetness of these yummy and delicious ladoo recipes. Holi is celebrated with zest and enthusiasm all around India and its among India’s premier festivals. This festival is the harbinger of light, warm and beautiful days of...

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Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes

As the name indicates this festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, the third God of the Hindu Trinity.  WHEN IS MAHASHIVARATRI CELEBRATED ? Every month in Hindu calendar has listed the thirteenth day of the darker half of the month as Shivaratri i.e....

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Yummy and delicious recipes of Lohri, Makar sankranti and Pongal

Happy Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Happy Pongal to all!!  Call it Lohri (13th Jan), Makar Sankranti (14th Jan) or Pongal, its the harvest festival and conveys the same message — bond of brotherhood and spirit of oneness should prevail despite all odds. Til and jaggery are an essential part of...