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…

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…

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…

Broccoli Ki Sabzi (Broccoli Veggie)

Broccoli is such wonder veg. Love it for its unique flavor, color, and versatility. Also, it is supposed to be super veg because of it’s cancer-fighting properties and is recommended to adding it to your diet. I somehow feel there wasn’t a lot of awareness around this veg earlier in India. It was always considered…

Matar ke Chilke ke Shammi Kebabs (Pea Pod Kebabs)

This is Part 2 of my #zerowaste from the Pea Peels recipe. Hope you have had a chance to look at my Pea peels Chutney recipe as well. These are the best ways to save and make the best use of the Pea and its surprisingly fresh, crunchy and sweet peels. These Shammi kebabs are…

Strawberry Orange Sangria

New Year is here finally and I wish a very Happy New Year to everyone reading this post. Since, there has been an overload of winter-y recipes all around, I thought of giving it a rest. With the New Year spirit everywhere and all the alcohol I have been drinking, I decided to quickly one…

Gazzak/Gur Chikki (Jaggery and Nuts Barks)

Winter brings in many many joys and eating as much as you can is one of them. Think I have professed my love for winters numerous times and I need not get into raving about it again. J Another winter favorite is Gazzak. It is also called Gur Patti or Chikki. I love making various…

Instant Kacchi Haldi ka Achar ( Raw Turmeric Pickle)

Turmeric is such a center piece to Indian cuisine. It is used in almost all of our curries. Additionally, it is known for it’s antiseptic properties as well. It has been mixed in milk and given to people with bone/muscle injuries, people with cold and cough. People even apply it on wounds and boils and…

Mulled Wine (Christmas Special)

Christmas is such a festive time of the year. I love everything that comes with it – cold weather, snows, roasted meals, Christmas trees and decorations, get-togethers and holidays and the list is endless truly. With all that Christmas-y vibe everywhere plus the super chilly weather, I decided to do some baking and mull some…

Matar ke Chikle ki Chutney (Pea Peels Chutney)

Peas chutney is such a simple recipe from leftovers. It is a perfect way to use the young pods that come in winters. The pods are sweet and crunchy plus they have a higher fibre content than the peas themselves. So when my father bought some beautiful green peas, I decided to make this tasty…