Category: Recipes

Collection of Indian and world cuisine along with kitchen basics and how to’s.

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Baingan kachri Recipe

Remember this one – Baingan kachri recipe meaning Eggplant slices. I am so excited to share this family recipe with all of you today. Just like Baghare baigan, this dish too is full of flavor and it’s the ULTIMATE eggplant recipe. Chick flour (besan) coated baby eggplant slices are cooked in a...

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Tinda Masala Recipe

Tinde or Tinday also known as apple gourd is a vegetable that is cooked in almost every Indian household. Because of its appearance not many people relish this one. I have to admit that as a kid I too was in the same boat –...

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Eggless Butterscotch Cupcakes

Hope you all are having a great weekend. Weekend for me is all about organizing myself for the next week and outdoor activities. In between all this, my kids planned a play date and by the evening I will be playing host to 7 young boys....

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Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Nothing can beat a chilled glass of fruit smoothie on a hot summer day. If you love strawberries and mangoes then try out this delicious and nutritious fruit smoothie that can be ready in minutes. A perfect smoothie that’s healthy and can be enjoyed guilt free. Prepared...

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Veggie Rawa Upma

A delicious and nutritious breakfast recipe that is easy to make and extremely healthy too. Veggie Rawa Upma prepared with semolina and fresh veggies is a one – pot vegan breakfast that can be prepared in 20 minutes and is loaded with flavor. It’s a very basic...

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Green Chutney for chaats

The name itself describes this recipe – Green Chutney for chaats. Indian chaats and savory snacks are incomplete without this flavorful, tangy & delicious chutney. Cilantro- mint leaves combined with spices creates a lip smacking and a perfect dip. Best part no cook time required and can...

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Papad Katori Chaat

If you think I am pretty constantly obsessed with making katoris (as an appetizer), then you are right! Whether be bread katoris, phyllo bowls, cone chaat, macaroni cups,  katori chaat , roti cones– I love to try my hands on all types of katoris, fancy, yummy and...

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No cook homemade Pistachio Icecream

Looking for a easy, refreshing and no-bake ice cream? Then you have landed at the right place. This frozen pistachio ice cream has fresh homemade whipped cream combined with pistachios and condensed milk. A perfect make ahead dessert!  In this recipe, ICE CREAM MACHINE IS NOT NEEDED –...

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Sheer Khurma or Sheer korma recipe

Another delicacy from the Mughlai cuisine– Sheer Khurma or Sheer korma recipe. Sheer Khurma means ‘milk prepared with dates’. It’s a sweet vermicelli pudding prepared with milk, dates, dry nuts and coconut. A popular dessert enjoyed on the festive occasion of Eid. I have used half...

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Methi Paratha Recipe

Summer brings an abundance of fresh and healthy veggies/fruits to our local supermarkets. And while they are fresh everyone tries to make the most of it. Just got back from our local market and bought fresh bunches of green leafy methi leaves (fenugreek leaves). Fresh...

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Veggie Szechuan Noodles

If you are looking for a quick and spicy dinner option then here is a perfect dinner for a relaxing weekend ! Spicy veggie szechuan noodles is a popular Indo-Chinese street food in India and relished by everyone. Thin noodles combined with veggies are tossed in hot and fiery...

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Bharwan shimla mirch or Stuffed Capsicum recipe

Stuffed bell peppers had been on my to-cook list for quite some time and finally got some small capsicums and made these for dinner tonight. A perfect vegan meal that is incredibly filling and yummy. Bharwan shimla mirch or stuffed capsicum recipe is created with a mixture...

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Paneer filled Roti Cones

Hope you all are having a wonderful week and a great summer. Beautiful sunny and bright morning but soon clouds will roll in bringing in heavy rains. So before I loose my daylight I decided to share some easy and simple recipe today! I have some leftover rotis/chapatis...

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Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Vada recipe

Chaats are always welcomed in my family and that too if it is NON FRIED. We all are familiar with this yummy and delicious all-time-favorite Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Vada recipe. Savory non fried lentil fritters dipped in yogurt, served chilled; topped with chutneys and spices.....

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Bread Rolls

Good Morning friends!! Still thinking about a healthy breakfast recipe. Well your wait is over, today’s breakfast recipe is a quick & easy one – Non fried potato stuffed bread rolls. Pan tossed bread rolls stuffed with potatoes – pea mixture is a healthy, delicious and...

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Gatte ki sabzi

Hello friends, I bet all of you had wonderful summery weekend. Finally it’s Monday and after two days of relaxing I am all pumped up to start a whole new week !! 😉 So what’s cookin??  It’s no onion no garlic Gatte ki sabzi also referred to as Besan gatta...

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Pithi wala Paratha

Peethi or Pithi wala paratha is a lentil stuffed flat-bread which is yummy and extremely delicious. Pithi or peethi is a urad dal mixture sauteed with onions, gram flour, spices and later stuffed in wheat flour and rolled out like parathas. A versatile mixture that can be...

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Paneer Paratha

Start your day off right with a healthy and nutritious breakfast and should never be missed. I had read somewhere that BREAKFAST means break the fast meaning ‘break your overnight fast’. It’s so true. After a goodnight sleep body is craving for something healthy in the morning,...

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Ram Ladoo recipe

Delhi bellies here comes the popular street food of Delhi- Ram Ladoos or Gul-gule. If you are from Delhi you can’t miss on this one. Outside every shopping mall or a popular shopping place like Lajpat nagar, Chandi chowk, vendors setup their mobile stalls and sell these savory...

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Kakori Kebab recipe

Whether be kebabs or biryanis Mughlai cuisine takes a special place in my house. Today I bring you one of the famous Mughlai Kebab – Kakori Kebab recipe. Kakori is a term used to describe the most softest kebabs in the world. In fact kakori kabab have...