Diwali Special Kesar Milk Burfi 

While Diwali is an elaborate celebration in home towns for most people , for those outside it can be incomplete without sweets.Nothing to worry you can make desserts from the comfort of your home .This is a recipe that you can make even if you haven’t had much of an experience in cooking or are…

Kuttu ka Aata or Buckwheat Flour Croquettes 

Happy Sashtmi to all.Today is the 7th day of the nine day festival of Navratri and some of you might be fasting today.During fasting whole grains,rice and lentils are not consumed.But to stay energised throughout the day a fruit based diet along with items made with buckwheat flour ,water chest nut flour and amarnath flour…

Fall Recipes-Cabbage and Potato Kebabs

A dusky evening in India – beautiful autumn foliage , the nip in the air and the fragrance of incense burning in Puja pandals.Fresh Autumn harvest brings to you an endless supply of Nordic vegetables aka root vegetables.I am sure you would be finding sweet potatoes , cabbage,tapioca,red onions,cauliflower,pumpkin and lots of leafy greens.In today’s…

What to Eat During Fast? : Navratri Special 

Today is the second day of Navratri, a very popular Indian festival celebrated for 9 days twice a year once during the spring and once during the fall.During the fall the festival ends with the celebration of Dusshera.During Navratri people observe fast and continue on a fruit based and Satvik diet.The foods people consume are…

Durga Puja Special Recipes 

Durga Puja is just around the corner and like several things we Indians love our festivals and celebrate them with a lot of enthusiasm.We are proud of our food and culture.Since we have Navratri starting in a couple of days followed by Dusshera here is a new series of posts that captures some recipes passed…

The Great Indian Thali 

We Indians love our food , it’s complex and intense in flavours.This post is to talk about what we Indians eat on a daily basis,it’s our regular food and atleast couple of items of this grand thali are always present in Indian Cuisine.I will be talking about the Indian hot spice mix, the common flavours…

Capsicum Halwa with Bell Pepper Reduction

Have you ever wondered how to make a sweet dish out of something as pungent and spicy as capsicum ? If yes please let me know in comments below I would love to try it,if no check my take on halwa made with red and yellow bell peppers.Its a minamilistic recipe which requires very few…

Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi 

Gatte ke Sabzi is a very famous Rajasthani recipe that is prepared frequently in Marwadi households.Gatte translates to dumpling in English and these are made with gram flour or Besan.It has a curd based curry and has a creamy glossy rich texture.My mother was born and brought up in Rajasthan so I cooked this recipe…

The 100th Blog Post :Fenugreek Recipe

Time surely flies, I started this blog on 16th April 2016 and now we are on our 100th blog post already ! Today I am going to share with you a healthy recipe that is best when eaten during the colder months of the year.The key ingredient here is the Fenugreek or Methi.Fenugreek provides warmth…

Aaate ki Pinni 

Aaate ki Pinni is a very popular Punjabi sweet eaten almost everywhere in India.Its basically a Ladoo made with whole wheat flour, nuts and cashews.Its full of energy.Its also good for people who suffer from weakness and vigour.Once prepared this Ladoo doesn’t spoil for 30days in a moisture free airtight environment.Its perfect for sweet cravings…

Whole Wheat Cookies

Think of a cookie that is healthy and yet has all the essential ingredients of a crumbly,soft,decadent cookie that is made with lots of butter and harmful refined flour.This recipe is so forgiving you can substitute almost pretty much everything as per your taste , the butter can be replaced by coconut cream , the…

Guide to Quick Meals

Most of us these days have incredibly busy lives and hectic work schedules.As evident by the ever growing food tech startups and take out food joints we are simply skipping home cooking and turning to outside food.Eating outside food can be very bad for health,thanks to very poor checks on food quality especially in India.Harmful…