Pakoras Recipe

The rain gods are upon us showering us with downpour on almost a daily basis.While for some it might be getting frustrating to commute, here is the silver lining to the dark clouds.You can make piping hot pakoras with Masala Chai while enjoying the petrichor along with your friends.Read More …

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries are a great source of anti-oxidants, and what better than making a homemade cranberry sauce.Its perfect for toppings on pancakes, ice-creams,pie-fillings,frosting your cakes,filling your beignets(see recipe here),donuts.The sauce needs to be a slight bit of tangy and sweet to give you that much needed punch to spruce up everyday meals.Let’s go over to the rest of the post to learn how to make this simple and yummy cranberry sauce

French Beignets Simplified

Cinnamon Sugar Dusted French Beignets ❤ Beignets are commonly known in New Orleans as a breakfast served with powdered sugar on top.They are traditionally prepared right before consumption to be eaten fresh and hot. Variations of fried dough can be found across cuisines internationally; however, the origin of the term beignet is specifically French.Well as usual I…

Aloo Tikki Sandwich

Sandwiches are a whole day meal.Elaborate or simple, stuffed or layered, grilled or toasted, we love sandwiches! They’re quick and easy to make and always filling. Don’t know what to do with a sudden hunger attack? Create your own sandwich recipe that won’t leave you bored or hungry. If you’re short on time, look no…

Shahi Tukda

With Ramzan in full spring I thought of creating a sweet dish that is famous as a dessert in iftari meals.Shahi Tukda is  a bread pudding dessert of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including cardamom and cinnamon. Shahi Tukda which has its roots in Mughlai cuisine. It is particularly prepared during the festive month of Ramadan and on Eid. The recipe uses…

Khaman Dhokla with a Twist

Dhokla is a very popular dish in Gujarat.Dhokla is available everywhere in the mornings in Gujarat and almost every household lady be it a native or other wise is proficient in making dhokla.Traditionally made it with gram flour traditionally but other variants include,rava and vegetable fillings.The recipe isn’t as daunting as the end product looks like.It does require some degree of precision and careful handling of the balance between wet or dry-if you overcook your dhokla burns , if your undercook you ill be eating uncooked flour,if you make it in a steam bath there is a chance water will fill in.Learn how to make perfect dhokla.

Homemade Salsa Recipe

One of the most popular dish in Mexican cuisine and goes well with the Indian taste buds because the Mexican spice palette is very similar to Indian.There are tons of variants for this recipe, there is salsa verde, tomato salsa,jalapeños salsa

The Perfect Cupcake Recipe

How many of you have woken up in the middle of the night feeling like having a sweet or a quick snack.Raise of hands for those who spend several minutes staring at the refrigerator thinking what to eat. Experts may connect your food cravings to deficiencies in bodies, well I agree that is one way to look at it, but another way to look at it is do something about those cravings.Here is a super quick recipe for a choco-vanillia cupcake that can be made within 15min with very few ingredients which will already be present in your kitchen.If you want to stay awake you can convert this one to choco-coffee cupcakes.Also I believe that adding little bit of instant expresso and a pinch of salt brings out the taste of the chocolate.Want more?

Mac ‘N’ Cheese

Mac ‘N’ Cheese is traditionally baked in a casserole but we are going to try a pan recipe for the same which tastes almost as great as the baked version.Top this recipe with some bread crumbs, line them with egg wash and bake for 10min and you have the traditional recipe. This recipe goes back…

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberries are a top source of anti-oxidants and taste absolutely great when easting raw or in compotes,jams,pies or cakes.You can even add them to your milkshakes/smoothies , top them on your pancakes,crepes.Usually I have seen a lot of people buy berry preserves from stores but I prefer making them on my own.Its very simple and…

Veg Tunday Kababi

Hi, everyone knows about Tunday Kababs from Lucknow but unfortunately they are only made with lamb.Now those of you who don’t eat lamb in particular or are vegetarian feel left out.So here is a question: Why should non-vegetarians have all the fun? Introducing my Signature Dish Veg Tunday Kababi , made with 21 distinct spices touching…

Paneer Butter Masala w/ Butter Naan

Paneer Butter Masala is a very famous Indian cottage cheese gravy that is served in restaurants.Like the Paneer Tikka Recipe which I shared here on the blog previously. Paneer Butter Masala is milder in spice and creamier and most times has a little bit of sweet taste to it.Its perfect for kids because of the lower spice…