Thursday, 12 July 2018

Easy Restaurant Style Cottage Cheese Recipe - Jhatpat Shahi Paneer - Paneer Makhni

Hello foodies,

With the advent of monsoons here, and the swetering heat and humidity, I have been inclined to spend as little time as possible in the kitchen. But as the same time the taste, quality and the health of my family is always paramount, I have found shortcuts to most of the laborious recipes. Today I am sharing one such recipe of shahi paneer/malai paneer/kasuri methi paneer, which takes only 10 minutes to put together, yet the taste is super awesome. Do try this short cut recipe of Paneer and your family wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the home cooked and restaurant version for sure. So let's get started...

Friday, 6 July 2018

PhoolGobhi Pakode - Gobhi ke Pakode - Cauliflower Fritters Recipe

Hello foodies,

Rains are synonymous with chai and pakodas, isn't that right! My fondest childhood memories of rain are those spent watching the rains pouring outside with crispy and hot pakodas. My grandmother and mother used to make pakodas of almost all veggies available, from potato, onions, spinach, gobhi, paneer,bread and so on. I have already shared some pakoda recipes on this blog and today let's make the yummy and crispy gobhi pakodas for this monsoon.

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Poha - Batata Poha - Flattened Rice Snack Recipe

Hello foodies,

With the monsoon season upon us, we do crave snacks along with the good old chai. Most of these are fried, but today I am sharing a snack recipe, which is not only healthy but tasty as well. And to top it all takes a few minutes of cooking time, so let's get started with the recipe of poha/batata poha as it is called in maharashtra.

Thursday, 14 June 2018

5 Minute Savory Vermicelli Recipe - Jhatpat Namkeen Seviyan Recipe

Hello foodies,

Sharing a super quick and easy recipe for those busy mornings, when you have to rush the kids to school and yourself to work, vermicelli is quiet a saviour. Takes simply no prep time and very less (5 minutes max) cooking time, it provides wholesome nutrition with the addition of veggies of your choice. Not only the rush morning hours, it comes as a saviour to tackle the hunger pangs striking in the evening before dinner time. I pack vermicelli in my kiddo's lunchbox with his favorite addition of paneer. 
The recipe is so versatile that you can customize it as per your family's taste by adding in veggies of your kids choice. A few vegetables which you can add are steamed peas, grated carrots, paneer, colorful capsicum, steamed green beans, steamed sweet corn etc. So, let's get cooking...

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Kiwi Coconut Water Popsicles - Nariyal Pani Lic Lollies Recipe - No cook Ice Lollies

Hello foodies,

Summers are here and I just can't seem to get enough of cooling popsicles this year. I have been trying various versions of these natural coolers. Today I am sharing a super easy, no cook, two ingredient, vegan popsicle recipe with you. Just requires fruit of your choice alonf with coconut water. I have used store bought coconut water but you can use natural as well. Simply assemble the fruit and coconut water in the popsicle mold, freeze, and enjoy the popsicle.

You can also use fruits of your choice, today I am using kiwi :). Do try these and let your kids enjoy the summers without worrying about preservatives/high sugar content in store bought ice creams. 

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Kaddu ki Sabzi - Indian style Pumpkin Recipe

Hello foodies,

Today I am sharing a traditional recipe of pumpkin/kaddu with you all. Generally cooked during the festivities and eaten with pooris/bedmis this humble recipe has been my favorite since my childhood.  I have met two types of people, those who are in love with the kaddu/those who hate kaddu. I fall in the former category while my husband falls in the latter category. I had made this recipe recently and decided to share the same with you guys (hoping that some of you would be kaddu lovers). So, let's get cooking...

Friday, 25 May 2018

Crispy Poori - Crispy Puri - Deep Fried Indian Bread Recipe

Hello foodies,

Sharing my kids and most kids favorite recipe today, the simple poori/puffed flatbread.Made with wheat flour the poori is atmost an Indian junk food prepared at every auspicios occasion, during navratras, during marriages, birthdays, and the list goes on...

Simple to prepare but with the power to amp up any meal to a rich and special meal, poori is a humble variant of flatbread puffed up in hot oil and served with your choice of vegetables. So go ahead and follow the recipe to create the most basic of Indian junk food!