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October 29, 2014

Curd or dahi is used all over India in different preparations. It is considered good for your stomach as it cools down the digestive system and gives a much needed respite from the Indian curries and spice rich dishes. If we look at north, we find curd drinks like lassi in sweet and salt form, in the south we see curd rice and. Raita is common throughout the country while plain and flavoured yogurts are [...]

September 16, 2014
Chana Usli

As a food lover, I always look out for recipes for a healthy and filling breakfast. One such recipe I came across and I’m sharing with you is Chana Usli. This dish comes to you from the State of Karnataka, and would suit the palate of all Indians. It can be made quickly and is low in bad calories, while it tastes really good. I garnished it with ground coconut and some dhania leaves for a nice [...]

August 29, 2014

There are lot of commonalities between the Indian cuisine and the Middle Eastern cuisine. Both have a tradition of using herbs and spices and the dishes made in either of the region can be relished by the other. Falafel is one such dish made in the Middle East region which would go well for the Indian palate. Falafel is made with chick peas or chole along with herbs like coriander and parsley and spices like [...]

Masala Dosa

There are certain time-tested dishes and everyone loves to have them. One among these is masala dosa, one of my favourites as well. Growing up in North India, we used to look forward to days when we could lay our hands on these yummy dosas made by our South Indian neighbours or sometimes go out for a family dinner to have them in the restaurant. These are available ubiquitously and made just perfect in darshini restaurants. [...]

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 [...]

July 17, 2014
Badam Ka Sharbat

Sharbat’s has been used in India since traditional times. As kids and even now, roohafza, rose and mint sharbat’s are the favorites as summer drinks. Right now it is also Ramzaan time and iftar in the evening needs a perfect beverage to go with the food. So why not make healthy Badam Ka Sharbat? Badam or almonds are rich in proteins and carbohydrates, you can easily make a sharbat and store it in the refrigerator for [...]

June 21, 2014
Raw Mango Rice

How many different dishes have you prepared with raw mangoes? I’m sure many, like aam panna, kaache aam ka raita, aam ka achaar, kacche aam ki chutney and others. However have you ever prepared rice with raw mangoes? This is a recipe from my South Indian friends and goes well in any of the meals, be it breakfast or dinner. Raw Mango Rice can be served with some raita or any curry and brings out a [...]

June 18, 2014
Banana Apricot Milkshake

Milkshakes are always good for a great start to the day or just to get some extra energy when you want. They can be made with many different fruits like mangoes, banana, strawberry, avocado etc. Today, I also mixed some apricots to my milkshake to make it zara hatke. Apricots come during the summer season and are very tasty, they are also a good source of Vitamin A & C and other minerals such as potassium, calcium [...]

June 16, 2014
Eggless Chocolate Cake

  Last time when I put up a chocolate cake, numerous people asked me to make a without egg variety as well. Keeping with the popular demand, today I made a cake in a microwave and that too without eggs. I’m sure a lot of you are waiting for this simple recipe. This Eggless Chocolate Cake goes well for any day dessert and can be made within minutes. Since it can be prepared so quickly, [...]

June 6, 2014
Spring Rolls

If you are looking for a famous and all favorite snack or appetizer, then look no further, Spring Rolls are a perfect choice. These rolls made with vegetables or non-vegetarian filled in sheets go well with everyone. We have had these in the street shops, in parties and weddings, in restaurants and more. They are famous all over India and served as part of snacks or appetizers. These spring roll sheets can be made at [...]