Monday, 17 July 2017

Aaloo Gobhi Masala Sabzi - Spicy Potato Cauliflower Recipe

Hello foodies,

Today I am sharing a very simple vegetable recipe with you. This one is called Aloo Gobhi and is also a favorite of mine from childhood. I associate this with my birthday party as it was cooked primarily during the same. So, aloo gobhi triggers all kinds of happy memories in my mind. It is what they say, comfort food for me! 

Monday, 10 July 2017

Sooji/Rava/Semolina Appe - Appam - Paniyaram Recipe

Hello foodies,

Here's giving a healthy start to your new year with a delicious and healthy breakfast recipe known by various names, such as Appe / Appam / Paniyaram. My son loves to carry it in his school lunch and it makes a very sumptuous and nutritious breakfast for the young and old alike. So, let's get started...



Monday, 3 July 2017

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes - Eggless Vanilla Muffins Recipe

Hello foodies,

Today I am sharing a kid friendly recipe, which all kids loved and am sure you loved too as a kid, the good old vanilla cupcakes/muffins. There are a gzillion recipes out there to bake the perfect cupcakes, but I have modified this recipe as per the ingredients available at hand. Also, I don't prefer to use vinegar in my cooking and therefore am always looking for substitutes for the same. 

The recipe I am sharing is good to make 6 soft and moist vanilla cupcakes, so you can increase or decrease the amount depending upon the number of muffins you want to bake in one go. So let's get cooking...

Monday, 26 June 2017

Cooling Popsicles From Cold Drinks for Summers

Hello foodies,

Since my childhood I have associated popsicles with summers, and so is the case with my child. These days there are gazillion types of popsicles out there in the market, but we got a new popsicle maker from Tupperware and were hooked ontoit. We have made both healthy types of popsicles as well as fun-flavored posicles from cold drinks.

Today I am going to show you three popsicles dervied from Thumbsup, Mountain Dew and Fanta to enjoy your summers.

Monday, 19 June 2017

Lunch Simplified: Masala Aloo Sabzi - Spicy Potato Recipe

Hello foodies,

Hot temperatures may sometimes tempt us not to cross over the kitchen threshold and order food from outside. Even though it is very easy to do so with all means within our reach, nothing can beat the goodness, freshness, and hygiene of home cooked food. So, let me inspire you with a picture of my weekend lunch, which took me barely 30 minutes to prepare, yet the end result was sumptuous and good-looking at the same time. 

Lunch includes, Jeera rice, Arhar Dal and Spicy Potato/Masala Aloo sabzi. I have already posted the recipes for the first two on my blog earlier.


A closeup of today's recipe (aloo sabzi):

Monday, 12 June 2017

Basic Cooking: Arhar Dal - Toor Dal Recipe

Hello foodies,

I bring another simple but healthy lentil/dal recipe for you. Arhar dal is eaten throughout India in different forms, one of the most versatile lentils. It is eaten as such in north India and primarily as Sambhar in southern parts of India. Today, I am making the north Indian version of the lentil, which is very simple yet tasty and will sure bring to mind the childhood memories for most of you. So let's begin...

Monday, 5 June 2017

Tinda Masala Gravy - Spicy Indian Squash Gravy Recipe

Hello foodies,

With the onset of summers in India, we get a variety of lovely fresh water containing vegetables and fruits for all of us to relish and to beat the sweltering heat. One of such popular salad vegetable is kakdi or snake cucumber. It is available throughout the northern parts of India in summer and is primarily eaten raw as salad. But today, I am sharing a savory recipe where we eat this lovely salad vegetable as a vegetable.