Category: Recipes

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

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Layered Bean Dip

Layered bean dip is a must have at my dinner parties.  An easy and delicious crowd pleaser recipe that gets done in 20 minutes. Signature dish of one of my close friend, she always make this bean dip and believe me her’s is the best.Thank you...

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Easy Game Day or Potluck Appetizers

Hello friends! It’s finally football season and I have assembled few of my yummiest game day snacks and munchies!! Game day means – fun, friends and of course lots of food..you know where I’m headed right? I have to admit I am not a Super Bowl fan...

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Veggie Nacho Grande

Looking for quick and easy appetizers for potluck or game day, than give this super sized veggie nacho grande a try – a must have for any get together. These super nachos are layered with fresh veggies, corn, black beans and generously smothered with a layer of...

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Gobi ke Danthal ki Sabzi

Don’t let the name take you back from enjoying this yummy recipe. This could become your next family favorite. My family was in for a shock when I announced that it’s gobi ke danthal ki sabzi (cauliflower stalks vegetable) for dinner. Well the first thing that...

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Eggless Blueberry Cake Using Cake Mix

Today, I am sharing a simple and sweet eggless cake that is loaded with blueberries. This is a perfect no -fuss cake recipe for potlucks, picnics and game nights and above all – it’s prepared using cake mix!! Cake mixes are fun to experiment with, back in 2015, I...

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Healthy Quinoa and bean salad

Looking for a quick and easy salad recipe for a game night or potluck, then give this nutritional powerhouse a try!! This incredibly healthy, bright and colorful quinoa salad is wheat-free, gluten-free and low in calories. A perfect salad for any occasion and can be prepared in no...

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Slow cooker Minestrone Soup

If you are craving for a steamy and hearty winter soup than look nowhere else. This classic, slow cooker minestrone soup is loaded with veggies, beans, and pasta and this is exactly what I need on a chilly evening – a soothing and comforting soup. One of the healthiest soups, that I...

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Eggless Vanilla Pound Cake

Nothing can beat the rich, velvety flavor of a homemade pound cake. It is called a “pound cake” because the original cake recipes used one pound of everything – eggs, butter, flour, sugar and the end result was a sinfully yummy pound cake. Well, this recipe has...

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Easy Garlic Knots Recipe

Lately, my favorite winter meal is a bowl of warm soup and freshly baked bread – hearty, filling and packed with flavor. To keep things simple, today I am pairing my soup Dal ka shorba with easy garlic knots recipe – d-licious and yum!! RECIPE DETAIL – I...

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Amritsari Fried Fish

Looking for some no-hassle party food, try this all-time favorite – Amritsari fried fish, served with lemon wedges and sprinkled with chaat masala. Amritsari fish as the name suggests originated from the lovely city of Amritsar in Punjab. It’s a very famous street food and you can find Amritsari fried fish...

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Sambar Recipe

Today’s recipe comes from the Southern land of India and is everyone’s favorite. Delicacies from South Indian cuisine are always relished in my household as they are extremely flavorful and light on the tummy. There are many varieties of sambar that are prepared using different vegetables...

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Instant Rice Idli

Idlis are in constant demand in my household and preparing them right at that moment is never possible. Earlier, like everyone, I used to soak dal and rice separately, grounded them and then wait anxiously for it to ferment. But now, I have stopped doing this, I...

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Peanut Chikki or gajak

Kids love sweets and when they are starving, they will grab whatever is easily available. Often, it’s not the healthiest snack, so indulge their love for sweets with these healthy and nutritious peanut chikki. This delicious and tasty chikkis are ideal as a snack and a must-have during winter...

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Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe

Lohri and Makar Sankranti are few days away and Indian markets are flooded with pretty sights of gajak, popcorn, revari and chikkis – popular treats only winter can offer and a must- have at any Lohri celebration. Lohri, the bonfire festival celebrates new beginnings and a time to...

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Makki Mooli and Methi ke Parathe

Makki mooli and methi ke parathe – a quintessential winter meal, so hearty and filling. Radish is the least liked vegetable in my house; maybe its the strong flavor that turns my kids away, but when it comes to makki mooli and methi ke parathe – they are always ready!!...

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Homemade White Butter or Makhan

Nothing beats a taste of a fresh homemade white makhan/butter. Whether you enjoy it over warm parathas or smear all over a crispy toast, taste is incomparable. Homemade white butter or makhan is so easy to make and is ready in just 6 minutes depending on the...

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Slow cooker Matra ki chaat

Planning a morning brunch – try cooking in slow cooker, add everything to it a night before, set the timer and in the morning you will have your brunch ready – add tadka/tempering, adjust spices and enjoy quality time with your family..now that sounds good and promising...

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8 eggless cupcakes and cake recipes

As we wrap up the year, here is my list for all the eggless cupcakes and cakes that I baked in 2015. Unbelievably irresistible and melt in your mouth eggless delicacies comes with an easy-to-follow step-by-step photos so that even a beginner can perfectly bake their favorite cakes  everyday!! Do give...

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Tamatar ka shorba – Spiced Indian Tomato soup

Warm up your winter evening with a bowl of freshly made Tamatar ka shorba – spicy and flavorsome Indian tomato soup. Why is this recipe called tamatar ka shorba and not just tomato soup? Well, tamatar ka shorba or tomato shorba is a thick and spicy version of either...

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Veg Spring Rolls

Who doesn’t love spring rolls ? These yummy and delicious crispy appetizers are a great way of serving all kinds of veggies under one wrap. Very adaptive recipe and feel free to play around with the ingredients. I am sharing veg spring rolls recipe with...