Category: Recipes

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

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Aam ka panna

A perfect summer coolant- Aam ka panna or tangy mango drink. It’s a popular drink and is enjoyed in summer months as this drinks cools you down and saves one from the scorching heat of summer. Raw mango is boiled, peeled, pureed and flavored with spices, later cooled...

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Vegetarian Keema Gobi

A very basic way of preparing keema gobi. Not to be confused with non-veg keema recipe, it’s a totally VEGETARIAN DISH. As the name suggest cauliflower or gobi is not minced rather it’s trimmed into tiny and very tiny pieces which resembles like a minced...

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Tomato cucumber Veggie Sandwich

Saturday and summertime what a great combination for a picnic or short trips. Plan to go on a trip and the first thing that comes to our mind is PICNIC FOOD that is quick and easy to prepare. What could be better than Tomato cucumber Veggie Sandwich...

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Spicy Veg Noodles

Thin spaghetti noodles tossed with veggies and spiced with Asian sauces creates a lip-smacking recipe – spicy veg noodles. Any combination will work with this recipe. Very adaptable and flexible recipe, I have added veggies but if you are a non- veg eater add meat...

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Strawberry and Mango Smoothie

Staple drink of summer -Strawberry Mango Smoothie. Fresh strawberries and mangoes are in the season and time to prepare a very tasty and delicious summer drink. Makes a refreshing breakfast treat. As per once preference bananas can be added to this combo to make it filling...

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Matar Kulcha Recipe

It’s pouring down heavily and time to enjoy some healthy Indian street food. Matar or Matra ki chaat with wheat kulcha- YUM- a perfect complement to the weather. Delhi streets are flooded with vendors selling Matar kulche or Chole Kulche at every corner. It’s a spicy...

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Gobi Manchurian

Thursday night quick fix up – Gobi Manchurian a nice medley of Indian and Chinese flavors. Perfectly delicious dish! great flavor, and super simple. My family loves fusion food and this is an amazing recipe for anyone who enjoys fusion food. Nothing complicated, simple recipe prepared with deep fried cauliflower...

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Strawberry Flavored Water

What a healthy way to cool yourself in the scorching summer heat. Introducing Strawberry Flavored Water – all natural and REFRESHING!! Something you can enjoy all day long without any guilt and compromising your health. Summer means an abundance of colorful and juicy fruits – rich and wealthy Mother Earth’s...

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Mango Lassi

Summer is here and so are MANGOES and that too in abundance. True to its name – KING OF FRUITS; mango is juicy, tasty, sweet and super delicious! It has various forms and flavors from bitter to tarty and sweet to very very sweet. Can...

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Chole Bhature Recipe

Delicious and tasty North Indian Punjabi Chole Bhature Recipe. Chole accompanied with Bhautra is a satisfying authentic tasting meal which is relished by everyone. Garbanzo beans, chickpeas is a great source of protein and is very low in calories and rich in fiber. Boiled Chickpeas are sauteed...

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Wheat Bhatura Recipe

Sunday Brunch…Wheat Bhatura with its only accompaniment Chole..yum.yum.yum!! A simple and easy Punjabi recipe prepared with whole wheat flour instead of maida (refined flour). Nothing can beat Chole-Bhature Combo – its like they are made for each other – taste heavenly, crispy and fluffy. Bhatura just...

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Eggless Cake Using Cake Mix

Have a cake mix sitting in your pantry – come let’s prepare a yummy eggless cake using cake mix. Yes you heard me right, you can prepare a moist and delicious eggless cake using cake mix. Mother’s day is around the corner and let’s prepare...

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Mawa Burfi or Khoya burfi

Few days back I updated a post on how to make homemade mawa and had plenty of mawa left on hand. So here come a easy and simple recipe made just with mawa and sugar. Mawa burfi also known as khoya burfi is a popular sweet during...

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Have you ever had a moment where kids come running off the playground, drenched in sweat and in search of something cold. If so then you are in the same boat like me. For my kids summer is all about no school, fun and SMOOTHIEZZZZ…....

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Chicken Biryani

Today’s recipe comes from the royal kitchens of India- Chicken Biryani, a fragrant and signature dish that is an ultimate one pot meal. Simple and basic recipe where marinated chicken is cooked in spices, topped with rice, layered with fried onions, cilantro-mint leaves and steam cooked...

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Chocolate Cups Filled With Eggless Mango- Raspberry Mousse

I have to admit that I have an addiction for making sweet and savory cups/bowls- Mexican veggie bowls, macroni cups, katori chaat, spicy paneer bowls and now chocolate cups. Easy to make Chocolate Cups Filled With Eggless Mango- Raspberry Mousse that is a delicious dessert and can be prepared in...

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Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies

Please 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 around a hot tawa/griddle...

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Vada Pav or Batata vada Pav

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 in Mumbai or visited Mumbai...

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Whipping Cream Pound Cake

Classic pound cake recipe prepared with whipping cream – super moist with a crunchy outside layer. The inner texture is light, spongy, and dense kind of like the market pound cakes. Eggs are the base of this cake; kind of rising agent (that makes the cake rise) so...

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Homemade Ladi Pav and Buns

Tested and tried, eggless and homemade Ladi Pav and Buns recipe. Follow the step by step guide below to your very own homemade light and tender pavs. Fabulous Mumbai Ladi pav that are easy to make, light, fluffy with good flavor and hearty texture. I have...