Category: Sides (Breads, Rice, More!)

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No Knead Tomato Basil Focaccia Bread

This No Knead Tomato Basil Focaccia Bread is super light and yum! Topped with cherry tomatoes, basil and herbs, this bread is a perfect complement to a great dinner !!  I am addicted to breads and I love baking them. Whether be focaccia bread, garlic knots,...

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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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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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Honey wheat brown bread

Craving for a quick and simple homemade bread with healthy ingredients, then give this honey wheat brown bread a try. Combing it with corn soup and veggie penne pasta to create a perfect meal tonight. This recipe is a perfect combination of wheat flour and bread flour,...

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Moti Pulao – Pearl Pulao

Pulao, pulav or Pilaf is a comfort food and a perfect dish for any occasion! Whether be a weekend or a busy week night, these one pot meals come in really handy. Just like pulao, Biryani is yet another delicacy that is a equally satisfying, and a...

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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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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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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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Honeycomb Buns or Beehive Buns

Tonight’s dinner – a bowl of warm Mexican corn soup and homemade honeycomb buns… yummy and goodness for all!! There is nothing better than the aroma of freshly baked bread in a house – warm, fluffy and delicious! These are just plain buns, baked in a honeycomb or...

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Makki ki roti

Winter is here and time to enjoy it’s healthy produce – green leafy vegetables. And on that thought the dish that comes to my mind is none other than makki di roti teh sarson ka saag – nothing beats this combo in wintertime. 🙂 Makki ki...

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Gajar Gobhi Shalgam Achar Recipe

Winter brings its own favorites and soon the local markets will be flooded with gorgeous red and black (deep purple) colored carrots. Red carrots are commonly used for gajar ka halwa and gajar gobhi shalgam ka achar and black carrots for kanji -just the thought of it is...

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Moong dal ka shorba

We all have picky eaters and making them eat their greens and pulses is a struggle. But for some time now, I have managed to avoid mealtime battles. How? A bowl of hot soup is the final answer… toss everything together, boil, mix and mash – without any argument...

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Focaccia bread recipe

What is your favorite dinner for a busy weeknight? For me, it is quick and easy mexican corn soup with freshly baked focaccia bread – PERFECTO!! I enjoy eating my focaccia bread with warm soup but my kids love the traditional way. Their favorite way to eat this bread is by dipping it in olive...

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Onion and Besan ka Paratha

Looking for a quick and easy breakfast recipe to start your morning then your search has bought you to the right place. Crispy and flaky whole wheat flatbread (paratha) is stuffed with onions, gram flour and aromatic spices. On a cold wintry morning, onion and besan ka paratha(s) are...

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Gobi Paratha

For Punjabis, parathas form an important part of their morning breakfast whether be Paneer paratha, leftover dal paratha,Pithi paratha , methi ka paratha or gobi paratha. Today I am making this paratha on the occasion of Karwa chouth and will be enjoying it with hot tea in...

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Jeera Rice Recipe

My dinner tonight calls for a easy yet flavorful Jeera rice recipe that will be paired up with dal tadka – a simple and yum combo. Jeera rice is a versatile recipe that goes along with any Indian curry whether be mutter paneer, Paneer tikka masala, kofta curry,...

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Bedmi Puri

If you have eaten bedmi puri/poori in your city then you definitely have a clue what this post is all about. As kids I have traveled a lot with my dad and on one of our trips to Nathdwara temple we tried this poori in...