Curd Rice

Curd Rice is an ultimate comfort food. It is Khichdi, you could make it easily anytime and get comfort in that one dish. Think Khichdi tastes better in winters with all the rich veggies – carrots, peas, cauliflower, beans and what not. And I love having curd rice in summers since it’s best had in…

Nolen Gurer Payesh (Rice Pudding in Date Palm Jaggery)

I am such a fan of kheer, payesh and firni. You name it and I love it. And this is big in spite of the fact that I don’t have a strong inclination towards Indian sweets. But these milk-based puddings are an exception and I absolutely love them. Hope you have seen my Rice Firni…

Peanut-Coriander Chutney (South Indian Style)

Chutneys are such an integral part of Indian cuisine. They have the magical power of enhancing the flavor of food multifold in spite of the fact that they are no-fuss and really simple to make.  I really swear by all my chutneys and condiments. Hope you have seen my coriander-tomato chutney and vinegar onion pickle recipes….

Sirke wale Pyaz (Onion Pickle)

Indian food has a long list of condiments. There are countless varieties of pickles, chutneys and masalas. I love using seasonal veggies and fruits to make these.  Hope you have seen these recipes: Coriander chutney Amla-beetroot chutney Amla pickle Chilli pickle Haldi pickle So as soon as I saw those cute small sized onions in…

Bajra, Carrot and Date Muffins

Do you love sweets too? And then keep thinking about the number of calories that would be. Join the club! I don’t have a sweet tooth but indulge from time to time. So instead of missing on indulging on these rare occasions, I try to make my desserts as healthy as possible. I try using…

Imli ki chutney

Imli ki chutney is such one of the greatest creations by mankind. Haha, okay maybe I am exaggerating this a bit, okay a lot! But, I love the person who first invented this great tangy, sour and sweet condiment. It is a perfect companion to Indian chaats and street food. I absolutely love it. You…

Grilled Tomato – Bell Pepper – Coconut Milk Soup

I am a sucker for soups made from grilled veggies. Do you love them too? My favorites are grilled Tomatoes and Basil soup, a fall special Pumpkin soup or a Sweet Potato Soup. Winter is such a lovely season. I swear by my soups in winter like I do salads in summers. They are so…

Dhaniye-Tamatar ki Chutney (Corriander Chutney)

I love chutneys. They are such a quintessential part of Indian cuisine. People love to have them with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I love to have chutneys with chaat, poha, upma, parathas and what not. This is my 5 ingredient chutney which is my go-to dish. I can literally make it in 4-5 minutes and…

Strawberry-Chia Jam

Strawberries are such a beautiful fruit and they taste so good with everything. I love adding it to my breakfast in various ways with pancakes, waffles, overnight oats, chia pudding and even as a jam.

Instant Amla Achar (Gooseberry Pickle)

Do you love Amla/Gooseberries? They are a wonderful fruit, so full of goodness. It helps your hair growth, eyesight, skin, bowel, heart and even helps in weight loss. It is also known for its anti-ageing capabilities. Because of so many qualities, I am always finding innovative ways of adding this wonder berry in my diet….