Category: Recipes

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

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Vrat ki Papdi

Regardless of the occasion, these crispy and crunchy deep fried crackers (papdi or mathris) will call for your attention on any day and above all they are gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan!! Holy days of Navratri are here and we are all set for healthy, gluten free diet. On the...

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Vrat ka Halwa

A scrumptious and super healthy vrat ka halwa that uses 6 basic ingredients and combines into a mouthwatering sweet. A gluten-free and vegan recipe! What is your favorite sweet during Navratri? For me it is –  quick and easy vrat ka halwa. Mom made this delicacy by combining two...

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Navratri Recipe Collection

Navratri is a very auspicious time of the year and is celebrated over the period of 8-9 days. During this time period, devotees observe fast from the first day to the ninth day. People eat only one meal a day, prepared with grains and vegetables that are healthy and...

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Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Burger

Amazingly delicious spicy black bean quinoa burger made with homemade mini buns and black bean patties. Seriously satisfying and loaded with tons of nutrients! Minus the bun everything is gluten-free and vegan. Over the weekend, it’s my routine to sit down and plan my weekly...

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Quinoa and Black Bean Patties

Naturally sweet meatless quinoa and black beans patties are packed with nutrients, fiber and ton of flavor! Easy to put together recipe that comes together under an hour. Is there anyone who doesn’t love Quinoa? I love quinoa in any form – whether be a salad or a...

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Homemade Mini Burger Buns

Deliciously soft and fluffy homemade mini burger buns topped with sesame seeds and nigella seeds. Perfect for picnic parties and BBQ. A must try recipe!! Update your boring weeknight meal with homemade mini burger buns. Yes you heard me right, homemade burger buns in your own kitchen...

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Spicy Chickpea Hummus Recipe

Homemade gluten-free and vegan hummus recipe that will surely be a hit at your next gathering! Easy to assemble and packed with flavor! Are you looking for a flavorful and healthy hummus recipe for your next party than this spicy chickpea hummus is the one for you! A...

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No Cook Mango Popsicle or Mango Bar

With summer right upon us, it’s time to enjoy all our favorite frozen treats! And what could be better than a homemade popsicles that are a perfect treat to beat the summer heat. Popsicle goes by many different names, some call it ice pops, some ice dollies and my cute little...

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Veggie Potstickers Recipe

Looking for an appetizer for your next party? Here is a super easy veggie potstickers recipe that will surely become a hit at your next gathering! Tasty and delicious potstickers are pan fried vegetable dumplings that are tender and crispy at the same time. Whenever we visit our favorite...

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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...

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Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

A quick and simple dish that will surely add some zing to your weeknight dinner. Super easy to make and packed with flavor!! Gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free.My family and I love Chinese food and this famous restaurant in our area serves some of the best...

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Bharwan Baingan Recipe

Enjoy the healthy and delicious bharwan baingan Recipe that is stuffed with medley of spices, lentils and peanuts. Now this is what I call comfort food – surprisingly easy to make vegan and a gluten free recipe! By now you might have known my love for eggplants –...

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Eggless Wholewheat Pistachio Cookies

Eggless Wholewheat Pistachio Cookies are simple butter cookies that are studded with a hint of chopped pistachios and pistachio essence – super delicious, nutty and crunchy ! I bet you can’t eat just one! If you love pistachios, you’re going to love these incredibly soft...