Category: Recipes

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

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Veggie Pinwheels Party Appetizer

Holiday season is upon us and it’s the time of the year when our calendars are filled with parties, family celebrations and get togethers. I love to host dinners but when it comes to planning a party, the first thing that crosses my mind is...

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Indian Party Potluck Recipes

Looking for Indian party potluck recipes or ideas for your next dinner party? Come right in, we have a collection of 90+ recipes ranging from appetizers to drinks, main course, salads and desserts. More on the way and will keep on adding new ones as we...

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Sweet and Spicy Tofu Pizza

Sweet and Spicy Tofu Pizza made with homemade wheat crust and topped with spicy jerk tofu and homemade pineapple salsa. So crusty, flavorful and delicious. Who doesn’t love Friday? Friday means weekend and weekend means – “Family time”!! With growing kids and their busy schedules, the ritual of sitting...

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Pineapple Salsa Recipe

A tasty homemade pineapple salsa recipe prepared from fresh pineapples, tomatoes and bell pepper. Delicious and ready in 10 minutes! Summer is a perfect time for some outdoor fun and picnic parties. And when you think of a picnic the first thing that comes to the mind is sandwiches,...

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Khadi Moong Dal recipe

From my mom diaries, comes a heirloom recipe – Khadi moong dal recipe. Plain moong dal (yellow lentils) cooked in a different way that will surely tempt your taste buds asking for more. As a kid, I was never fond of this dal and seeing a plain moong dal on my...

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Kurkuri Bhindi

A distant friend is coming over for dinner tonight, she is from the heritage state of India – Rajasthan and eats food without onion and garlic. So had to come up with something that accompanies my no onion no garlic smoky panchmel dal , no onion...

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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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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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Eggless Orange Cupcakes

Surprise your mom this year by baking some yum and delicious cupcakes. And what could be better than a homemade cupcake recipe and that too – eggless! This eggless cupcake recipe is super easy to make and the end result is a soft and fluffy, deliciously...

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Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes what all I can say about them – moist, fluffy, and super delicious!!! The most perfect eggless vanilla cupcakes ever! These beauties are super light and yum!! If you are looking for soft and fluffy eggless vanilla cupcakes then you have landed at the...

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Fresh Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Warm weather calls for cool, refreshing drinks and this lemonade does the needful. Not only does it quench your thirst, it’s high in fiber and loaded with Vitamin A & C. It only takes a few basic ingredients and 12 minutes of your time to prepare homemade fresh strawberry mint lemonade...

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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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Bharwan Dum aloo Recipe

Has there been a moment where you stare blankly into your fridge wondering what to cook for dinner tonight? Well, look no more and treat yourself to a yum and delicious restaurant style dinner with Bharwan Dum aloo recipe served with jeera rice and tandoori roti.  Baby potatoes stuffed with paneer, seasoned...

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Kamal Kakdi cutlets or Lotus stem cutlets

Need a quick and easy appetizer for your next party – try these delicious kamal kakdi cutlets or lotus stem cutlets. A delectable combination of lotus stem, black chickpea sprouts and boiled potatoes, seasoned mildly with spices. These vegetarian cutlets are simple, super yum and delivers a riot of...

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How to make ghee in slow cooker

How to make ghee in slow cooker ? Making homemade ghee is much easier than you think with the help of a slow cooker! So simple and fresh. No more store bought ghee! In this post learn how to make ghee in slow cooker? Ghee is...

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No Onion No Garlic Palak Paneer

Palak paneer also referred to as Saag paneer is the most relished dish in almost every Indian  household. A tasty and delightful dish prepared with leafy green spinach, mild spices and Indian cottage cheese – intensely flavorful, loaded with nutrients and the delicious ingredients will set...

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Quick and Easy Avocado Mayo Sandwich

The first time I tasted “avocado” was at a restaurant some 3 years ago when my friend insisted me to try an avocado roll. Believe me, I was very reluctant to try it at first because I didn’t know how it will taste like. But, it...

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Sweet Potato Cutlet

Since it’s Navratri week, here is another yummy delicacy – sweet potato cutlet or shakarkandi ki cutlet. This healthy, gluten-free, no onion no garlic cutlet is super yum and easy to prepare. Just toss everything together, mix, shape and cook. A perfect recipe for Navratri or any other...

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No Onion No Garlic Malai Kofta

Since it’s the Navratri week, my meal planner calls for Malai Kofta tonight. A flavorful, rich and creamy curry from the Mughlai origin. Today’s dish is cooked in a tomato based gravy, a secret ingredient and is without onion and garlic. Trust me, even without onion and garlic, this...