Monthly Archive: April 2015

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Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies

Share102 Pin2.9K +13 TweetShares 3.0KPlease excuse me for a very long post but worth reading. During marriage season Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies is a common item on the buffet menu. As the name suggest tawa sabzi means array of seasonal veggies that are spread...

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Vada Pav or Batata vada Pav

Share4 Pin43 +11 TweetShares 48 Today I am sharing a popular and staple Mumbai street food – Vada Pav or Batata vada Pav. Brings back childhood memories – on my every trip to Mumbai with my Mom and dad this was a must-have. If you have lived...

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Whipping Cream Pound Cake

Share145 Pin47.7K +146 TweetShares 47.9K Melt-in-your-mouth whipping cream pound cake that is moist, flavorful, and delicious.. Incredibly light and fluffy! Super moist with a crunchy outside layer and the inner texture is light, spongy, and airy just like the market pound cakes. Eggs are the base of...

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Homemade Ladi Pav and Buns

Share428 Pin12.8K +147 TweetShares 13.3KThese Homemade Ladi Pav and Buns are soft and delicious buns that make a perfect meal when paired with bhaji.  Surprisingly easy to make! Please excuse me for a verrrrrrrrrrrrry long post. Wondering what does Ladi pav means? Pav means bread and...

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Macaroni Salad and Macaroni cups

Share8 Pin59 +12 TweetShares 69“What’s for snack Mom?” – is what every Mom hears in the evening when kids are off from their playtime and there is still time to dinner. Introducing Macaroni Salad and Macaroni cups – Elbow macaroni tossed with veggies to add additional flavors,...

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Homemade Garam Masala Powder

Share5 Pin201 +14 TweetShares 210Looking for an alternative to store bought garam masala powder, try making your very own Homemade Garam Masala Powder. My mom used to place all the whole spices in the sun for 2-3 days. Why? Because whole spices retain their natural oils and aroma inside...

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Chicken Keema kofta Curry

Share29 Pin289 +16 TweetShares 324Had some leftover minced chicken (keema) in my refrigerator and cooked up my mom’s signature dish- Chicken Keema kofta Curry. A tasty yet flavorful recipe of chicken meatballs cooked in Indian gravy and flavored with aromatic spices. As compare to veggie kofta curry...

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Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe

Share1 Pin8 +11 TweetShares 10Enjoy this one pot meal prepared with homemade basil pesto and combined with caramelized onion and red bell pepper. Kid-friendly and makes a great school lunch, hot or cold ! Can even be made for a pot luck dinner or picnic...

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Homemade Basil Pesto Sauce

Share5 Pin13 +1 TweetShares 18The ultimate homemade basil pesto sauce–straight forward, packed with flavor and ready in 15 minutes. My kitchen window planter is overflowing with basil leaves, so tossed some other ingredients from the fridge/pantry and created totally delicious and simple homemade Basil Pesto recipe. I make jars of...

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Butter Chicken or Makhani Chicken

Share1 Pin100 +11 TweetShares 102 Well the name itself gives an introduction to this dish. Butter chicken also known as Murgh Makhani or Makhani chicken is one of the most popular and relished Indian dish. A subtly flavored chicken recipe that has a wonderful balance of sweet, salty,...

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Vermicelli Upma

Share30 Pin584 +14 TweetShares 618 Looking for a healthy breakfast – try out this simple and nutritious Vermicelli Upma recipe for breakfast. Vermicelli is a very thin pasta broken into small strips. The beauty of this vermicelli is that it’s made out of wheat and it cooks...

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Quick and Easy Corn and Bean toast

Share Pin11 +11 TweetShares 12 What snack can I cook up in 20 minutes? It’s a common question which sizzles through every mind on a busy weekday. Well here is a simple recipe that is very tasty and full of great flavor. Had frozen corn and some sourdough...

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Meethi Seviyan – Vermicelli Kheer

Share Pin23 +11 TweetShares 24 Meethi Seviyan – Vermicelli Kheer can be enjoyed during any festive occasion. In fact this is my go- to recipe if I have some unexpected guests- not only it cooks up fast it’s an all time favorite classic Indian recipe. Thin threads...

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Tandoori Chicken without oven

Share23 Pin106 +12 TweetShares 131 Sharing a pretty easy and traditional Indian recipe – Tandoori Chicken without oven. Deliciously spiced and pan cooked authentic Tandoori Chicken recipe. Secret lies in the marination – the longer the marinade the more flavorful and moist the chicken will turn out to be. Both...

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Homemade Tandoori Masala

Share36 Pin16.0K +12 TweetShares 16.0KMake your very own Homemade Tandoori Masala with this simple and easy step by step recipe. Once you try it, you’ll never use store bought again! Vegan and gluten-free spice mix. Homemade Tandoori masala is an authentic spice mix used in Indian...

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Chicken and Bean Enchiladas

Share2 Pin27 +12 TweetShares 31Whenever I announce ENCHILADAS TONIGHT.. my kids are jumping with joy. This one pot wonder casserole is an all- time yummy and kids-friendly dinner. Made the veggie enchiladas as well as the chicken enchiladas -had great flavor and balance of spices. Prepared with...

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Share2 Pin31 +11 TweetShares 34 Making enchiladas tonight but ran out of enchilada sauce, peeked inside my pantry in a hope that I could find some leftovers but nothing 🙁  So picked up the empty sauce can, read its ingredients and whisked up my very own homemade enchilada...

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Healthy Punjabi Kadhi with non-fried pakoras

Share22 Pin69 +11 TweetShares 92 The name says it all – Healthy Punjabi Kadhi with non-fried pakoras. This recipe needs no explanation – a staple food in every household. Wanted to create a healthy yet delicious kadhi for my family, so took a break from the classic version (deep fried pakodas)...

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Achari Paneer Tikka

Share1 Pin10 +11 TweetShares 12 Achari Paneer tikka is a spicy and popular Punjabi appetizer. Paneer cubes are marinated in spicy pickle masala and oven baked to perfection. Totally a delicious and flavorful party appetizer. Achar means pickle and its the blend of these aromatic spices...