Sawa ke chawal ki tikki and vada

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Sawa ke chawal ki tikki and vada

Looking for Navratri or fasting recipe. Here is a tasty and crispy Sawa ke chawal ki tikki and vada recipe. Sama ke chawal combined with boiled potatoes to form this falahari crispy fritters. Along with sabudana/sago this sama ke chawal also referred to as Vrat ke...

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Spicy Millet Salad Bowl

Looking for a quick-n-easy flavorful meal tonight? How about a Spicy millet Buddha bowl that is loaded with flavor and bursting with nutrients – a complete meal in itself !! Take a break from the usual fasting recipes and dive your forks into this spicy millet salad...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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Tawa Aloo Chaat

Looking for some delicious potatoes recipe for Navratri, then try my quick and easy tawa aloo chaat recipe. Requires only a handful of ingredients and trust me, you’ll be making it over and over again. These griddle cooked potatoes are simply the best and easy to cook.  For this dish, baby...

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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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Punjabi lobia masala in slow cooker

In India, the concept of slow cooking has been around for a long, long time. Slow cooker imitates the age old Indian cooking method called Dum Pukht where foods like rice, meats and vegetables are placed in an earthen pot, seasoned with spices and the top is then...

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Paneer ke Sooley

Paneer is my all-time- favorite alternative to meat and whether be sweet and sour honey lemon paneer, achari paneer tikka or paneer tikka without oven, I like experimenting with paneer. Paneer on it’s own is pretty bland and has no taste at all. It takes on the flavors...

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Oats Poha

Want to take a break from sweetened oats, then give this savory version a try. Oats, referred to as “Jau” in Hindi are high in fiber, provide important proteins and are loaded with iron. It’s light and something that will keep you full until lunch.  Oats poha or...

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Corn and Tofu Kebab Recipe

Hello everyone, how is your week going? Mine is okay not too good, not to bad. Good because, after a long gloomy week, sun finally decides to make an appearance. The sun is shining bright and the temperatures are rising..yay !! Bad because, I am all sniffy, sneezy,...

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Healthy Paneer Cutlets

Cutlets have always been my favorite appetizer, easy to prepare and flavorful. Every bite you dig in, is so delicious and simply delectable! The term “cutlet” is used to describe a patty (either veg or non veg) that is dipped in egg wash, covered with breadcrumbs...

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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...