Coconut Laddoo

Festive season is here… I just love it… it gives me thrills.  I just love all the cheerfulness and the love that this season brings with it… and yes how can we forget the food! No festival is complete without the special dishes that we prepare.. I kicked off the festive season by preparing an…

Khus khus ka Parantha (poppy seed parantha)

Khus khus or as you may call Poppy Seeds are small white pearl like seeds derived from the opium plant. They may vary in colour either white/cream or blackish! Khus khus or poppy seeds are a great source of nutrients being high in calcium, magnesium,potassium and iron. It is a great source of dietry fibre…

Pav Bhaaji

Its that perfect tangy-spicy veggi with the most soft and buttery bread one can get! PAV BHAAJI makes for a great snack as well as a stand alone meal! At my place its generally served either at lunch or for dinner! I don’t remember that when was the first time that I tasted Pav Bhaaji!…

Saboodana Khichidi / Savoury Tapioca

Tapioca or as we call it in India “Saboodana”, are small white pearls, when cooked they become extremely sticky and absolutely translucent! They are obtained from the Cassava plant, and are gluten free. Tapioca is used as binding agents, as they are very starchy! It takes the form of a pudding which is called Saboodan Kheer,…

Corn Korma / Makai Korma

Corn is one of my favourite things. I like it in my soups, in my salads, pizza, rice and yes as a standalone classic corn on the cobs. No monsoon is complete till one has the traditional “Bhutta” from the street side vendors in India. The smoky flavour from the coal, the tanginess of the…

Til wale sukhe Aloo ( Sesame Potatoes)

This is one of my favourite forms of potato. Its quick as well as super healthy! Its a modified version of a recipe that is cooked by my Mom’s friend! What I do is I omit the oil that she adds…completely! The best part about these potatoes is that I can prepare the dry masala…

Special Mothers day food

Come mothers day n I go crazy! Special food for my mom, lil stuff for her…she loves it! This year its the Indian favourite Panipuri( aka golgappa, aka Puchka) and a Chinese spread comprising of veg fried rice, chilli garlic veg Hakka noodles, veg manchurian and chilli paneer! Mom loved it all!! Yeahhy😄😄 Recipes of…

A Lazy Lunch…Curd Rice

On a busy afternoon, when you feel too lazy to cook anything, what is better than reaching for the pack of instant noodles. A little something that can be made of leftover rice, curd and spices in under 2 minutes. Yes curd rice, one of my favourite south indian rice dishes. SUPER EASY, and super…