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May 7, 2014
Mango Salad

  People in India love their mangoes, this love shows when you see them in the market’s, choosing the ripe mangoes for their families. Some even love to get special varieties couriered to them and the train stations and even airports start to sport packed mango boxes. Well why not! this king of fruits has an awesome taste and is only available certain months of the year, so everybody wants to make full use of [...]

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 [...]

April 26, 2014
Fried Idli

It was evening time and I was in a mood for something South Indian. When you think of this region mostly the names which come to mind are idli, dosa, vada, uttapam etc. However I didn’t have coconut or tomato chutney and neither the sambhar at home which are the common accompaniments to all these wonderful dishes. So In absence of these accompaniments I made Fried Idli, these idli’s can be served just by themselves [...]

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 [...]

March 27, 2014
Sabudana Papad

Sabudana is also known by the name Sago, although the prior one is more famous and widely used. It is basically a starch extracted from the palm trees. In the Indian culture sabudana is considered a non grain and hence can be consumed on fasting days as well. We can find numerous preparation of this in the likes of sabudana khichdi, kheer, vada, thalipeeth and papad. Sabudana Papad can also be served as an accompaniment to [...]

March 19, 2014
Peas & Mint Soup

Soup is one healthy dish which should definitely be a part of your daily meals. With so many vegetables available in the market, there is no dearth of the kind of soups you can make at home. So why have only regular soup? Let’s try something different this time and give the taste buds a new experience. I used peas and mint leaves to make the soup today, and it turned out to have a [...]

November 8, 2013

There have been a lot of times that guests come calling and I’m challenged with what to serve, in this time my recipe of Dhokla comes to the rescue as this is something I can make quickly and is appreciated a lot. Dhokla looks appealing on the snack table and goes well with hot tea or coffee. Dhokla comes from the state of Gujarat and is now consumed all over India with absolute delight. Bookmark [...]

October 23, 2013
Cucumber and melon smoothie

When I was a kid, my mother always used to tell me about the amazing and healthy benefits of fruits like cucumber or kheera and melon or kharbooja, among others. Today I mixed these very fruits to make a healthy and delicious Cucumber and Melon Smoothie. This smoothie makes for a perfect nourishment after a hard and tiring day at work, as it gives the right balance of nutrition and coolness to the mind and [...]

October 16, 2013
Idli Sambhar

When I was visiting South India a couple of decades back with my college friends, I had the perfect advice from my mother and I follow it till date. Like any mother, she too was concerned about what I would eat and specially how I would start my long days. The concern was absolutely genuine as the street food may not be clean and healthy. She asked me to start the hot days of South Indian [...]

October 10, 2013
Corn ki Chaat

It is a constant challenge to host a party and I’m fairly sure you too have faced it. Most of the guests are generally full with the starters, and have much less appetite left for the main course that you have prepared with so much effort. The result is, obviously, a lot of waste time and food. Well, you could use Corn Ki Chaat as an easy recipe to make a starter which each of your [...]