Beetroot-Gooseberry-Mint Chutney & Green Chilli Pickle

Winter is coming and bring the joy of fresh veggies, berries among other things. An abundance of greens means there is so much room for chutneys, instant pickles and other condiments. These are my two instance recipes which create perfect condiments to spice up your average meals and are easy to make. They can be…

Eggless Cinnamon Pancakes with Banana and Chocolate Sauce

This is an eggless pancake recipe I have perfected which makes such great fluffy and soft pancakes. These are a perfect weekend treat in this weather. I have replaced milk with low fat cow’s milk to compensate all the calories one would gain with the chocolate sauce. This is a super quick recipe and I…

Tomato Beetroot Carrot & Turnip Winter Soup

This is a staple dinner at home for winters. Whenever I am in the mood for warmth at the expense of lower-than-less calories (if you know what I mean), I cook this baby up. This is an easy one pan, low fat, no cream version but this can obviously rise to an occasion if you…

Chunky Mushroom and Onion French Soup

My chunky mushroom and onion French soup recipe is a mood lifter. It’s ready in a jiffy and is a great option for dinner when you are too bored to cook anything significant. All you need is mushrooms, onions and some staples which you would essentially always have in your kitchen. PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes…

Mix Sauce Veggie Pasta

Everyone’s in my house is always decided on whether it’s a creamy white sauce pasta they want or a tangy red sauce pasta. And this divided house has led to the invention of the – Mix Sauce or the pink sauce pasta. Necessity is the mother of all inventions, eh!  Though it might sound a…

Split Green Gram Pancakes with Cucurbitaceae Chutney

Split Green Gram Pancakes with Cucurbitaceae Chutney/Moong Dal Chilla with Kachri ki Chutney is a great breakfast recipe and is quick to make and is a super healthy recipe. Since we use a non-stick pan it cooks in minimum amount of oil and are light and easy to digest and give energy to you throughout…

Plum and Oats Crumble in Salty Caramel Sauce

This is a super quick and healthy dessert which can even be your breakfast if you fancy. The color and tartness of the plums add a different level to the dish and hence my fruit of choice. However, you can definitely make this with peaches or pears as well. I have replaced sugar with honey…

Tomato, Orange and Peach Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a great South American fiber food and can be made in so many ways that it’s exciting each time you make it. I alternate between veggies, fruits and proteins or a combination of the three each time which gives me a feeling of innovating each time I am cooking Quinoa. PREPARATION TIME: 15…

Fresh veggie and Feta Greek Salad

I love a fresh Greek salad more than anything! It’s a no-fuss-super-healthy salad which balances all the grease and junk you have gorged on in a week and makes for a super quick fulsome meal. I can eat this salad without the need of any protein and can also have this accompany any great pasta…

Dark Chocolate and Cherry Mud Cake

This is my version of a chocolate and cherry mud cake which is best had warm with a creamy chocolate sauce. I made it on a rainy day and had it with tea and it was bliss! PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes COOKING TIME: 40 minutes SERVINGS: 6-8 DIFFICULTY SCALE: High INGREDIENTS:  For the cake mix:…

Daal Baati (Indian Lentil Soup & Baked Flour Balls)

Dal-Baati is a staple dish from the state of Rajasthan in India. Dal is a lentil curry which Indians love and make in uncountable variations that are possible. Baati is a flour ball which is traditionally baked on coals. My recipe is an oven version, as that Is what was readily available to me. This…

Drumstick and Veggie Soup

This is a great soup for winters but I love having it on a rainy evening as well. The warmth and goodness that this soup brings is incredible. Like most of my recipes, you can alter the veggies to make your own versions. I made this with carrots and few beans, but it also tastes…