Achari Baingan Aloo Recipe

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Achari Baingan Aloo Recipe

Baby eggplants and potatoes cooked with spicy blend of aromatic spices creates the right combinations of flavors. Achari Baingan Aloo Recipe is a simple, vegetarian and a gluten-free dish!  Are you wondering the same – eggplants in winter?  With summer behind us, bounty of fresh...

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Rasgulla Recipe

Homemade soft and spongy Rasgulla (Cottage Cheese Dumplings) cooked in sugar syrup! A gluten free delicious dessert! No arrowroot or flour rasgulla recipe.  Are you still looking for the last-minute Diwali sweet than look no more. Here is a perfect step by step tutorial to homemade...

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Super Moist Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes

These Super moist eggless Chocolate Cupcakes are simply to die for! So Chocolate-y, delicious and super moist. Buttercream frosting on top adds a lovely flavor and complements the chocolate really well. A no-fail, dairy-free and butter-free recipe!! Halloween is just around the corner and its the season for tricks, treats...

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Moong Dal Burfi

Moong Dal Burfi made with yellow lentils is a soft, delicious and creamy fudge. A gluten free delicacy that is easy to make and very addictive!! The biggest festival of India, Diwali is less than 2 weeks away and there is an air of festivity all around me....

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Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe

Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe is prepared with maida and wheat flour,coated in jaggery syrup and flavored with cardamom. A quick and easy festival sweet !! The countdown to Diwali has begun! The biggest festival of India is just 10 days away and if you still deciding...

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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 ka Halwa

A scrumptious and super healthy vrat ka halwa that uses 6 basic ingredients and combines into a mouthwatering sweet. A gluten-free and vegan recipe! What is your favorite sweet during Navratri? For me it is –  quick and easy vrat ka halwa. Mom made this delicacy by combining two...

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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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Kala Jamun Recipe

With Rakshabandhan just few days away, yummy kala jamuns are a perfect match for this occasion. Jamuns are fried milk dumplings that are soaked in rose flavored sugar syrup – unbelievably soft and will just melt in your mouth!! They get their name kala jamun because of the...

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Bharwan Mirchi Recipe

A low-carb, gluten-free and vegan bharwan mirchi recipe (stuffed peppers) that taste delicious and is so easy to make! It’s a fantastic side dish that will complement any main course!! Everyone has their own way of making bharwan mirchi recipe (stuffed peppers) but when it comes to me, my favorite bharwan...

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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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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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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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Angoori Gulab Jamun

Angoori Gulab Jamun is a traditional Indian dessert loved and enjoyed by every age group. Small spongy pearl shaped anguri/angoori gulab jamun are prepared with mawa/khoya and soaked in sugar syrup. They get their name Angoori, because of their size. Since they are petite and small just like...

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How to make Chasni for Indian Sweets?

Sugar syrup or ‘Chasni’ is used in a lot of Indian sweets and mithais. These syrups are different for each mithai. Some desserts use 1 ‘taar’ or 1 string/thread consistency while other uses 2 ‘taar’ or 2 string/thread consistency sugar syrup. Many people find these terms (1...

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Motichoor Ladoo

Motichoor ladoos prepared from gram flour are tiny droplets of flour that are fried, later immersed in thick sugar syrup and finally shaped liked ladoos. Mootichoor ladoos are used in Indian pujas (prayers) and offered to gods as a prasad (religious offering). Wondering what ladoo means? Ladoo is derived...

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Meethi Boondi or Sweet Bundi

Sweet boondi is a popular prasad distributed on Tuesdays after a visit to the temple. I still remember how we rushed to grab that small brown bag when mom returned from the temple- brings back childhood memories. Well now we can enjoy this mouthwatering meethi boondi...

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Heart Shaped Cake Lollies

Just finished making valentine day treats for my kids school party – so much fun and wonderful! Have been volunteering for quite come time and I love classroom parties. So much to learn from these little munchkins and after all the hard work they do, they surely deserve...