Category Archives: Breads

October 14, 2014
Gujarati Khakra - Key Ingredients

It is breakfast time, and while I was with some Gujarati friends, thought of making something special for them as well. What better than a Gujarati Khakra for breakfast? These hand-made crackers are made thin and crunchy by roasting over a tava. They can be served with dahi or achaar for a perfect taste, and I’m so much looking forward to have them today. Another great thing about Khakra’s is that you can store them [...]Read More

August 6, 2014
Cheese Paratha

The other day I was looking to do a different brunch, and I just could not decide on what to eat when one of my friends suggested a Cheese Paratha. I was a bit skeptical as I’d never had this before and I could not imagine how I can make a paratha with cheese filling. But believe me it turned out just awesome, not only I loved it with some home-made achaar, the kids in [...]Read More

June 22, 2014
Moong Dal Chilla

Lentils or dal are used extensively in India, generally prepared and served with different types of breads. They are rich in proteins so are good to include in every day diet. We can also make other different dishes with lentils, like today I used moong dal to make chilla. Moong Dal Chilla goes well with green chutney in breakfast and is healthy for the whole family. You can also make a dosa like filling of [...]Read More

June 5, 2014
Kerala Appam

  Kerala Appam is a famous kind of Indian pancake made in its southern most state. It can be served for breakfast or lunch or dinner. It is made with rice and coconut mixture and hence has a very bland taste. Most people from this part of the country like to have it with either vegetable or non-vegetable stews or egg or any other curry. The appam’s are characterized through a round preparation which is [...]Read More

May 29, 2014
Chocolate Cake

No celebration is complete without cakes. And when we talk of cakes, who can ignore the creamy, mouth-watering taste of a chocolate cake! But did you know that you can just as easily make an excellent chocolate cake at home? Yes, you can! Just follow this recipe and give your loved ones a sweet surprise! All you need is (makes about 1 kg cake) Maida – 1 cup Baking powder – 1 tsp Baking soda [...]Read More


Pizza is of Italian origin, however is now very famous in India. There are well known fast food companies as well as local joints selling various types of pizza’s. It is basically a bread base topped up with pizza sauce, cheese along with vegetarian or non-vegetarian options. Pizza goes well in any of the main course and is a good option for something different. Rather than ordering from the market you could make the pizza [...]Read More

May 5, 2014
Mayonnaise Chutney Sandwich

Few people have been asking me on what they can make in breakfast. Its a hard choice specially in a month when the heat has started to bowl people over and you don’t want to eat the heavy stuff yet need to fill up for the day ahead. Well, our regular breads and some veggies can do wonder here. Let’s make something today which is a delight for both kids and adults and get’s you [...]Read More

April 28, 2014

  Paratha is an all time favorite for me and a lot of my friends. Paratha’s can be made plain or filled with a multitude of vegetables and more. To make my meals today I filled it with potatoes and cauliflower to make Aaloo Gobhi Paratha. These two veggies give a great flavor to the paratha. I served it some red chili pickle and plain curd and just enjoyed a lovely lunch. Whenever you make paratha’s its best [...]Read More

April 18, 2014
Mumbai Sandwich

This vegetable sandwich has been made famous on the roadside shops in Mumbai and hence the name Mumbai Sandwich. It can be made easily and works best for outdoor picnics or a long journey. I love to make this sandwich for breakfast and serve with tea or coffee, everybody at home enjoys them specially the kids. You can use the vegetables you like to fill in however I filled it in with the regulars like [...]Read More

April 16, 2014
Missi Roti

Indian cuisine gives options for more breads than we can think about. In this context the breads mean the various roti’s made with different grains etc. We can talk about regular wheat roti, bajra roti, naan made from maida, missi roti made from besan (gram flour) and many more. In so many articles we talk about serving the curries with any Indian bread, so today I show you how to make one of these. I [...]Read More

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