Thursday, 18 May 2017

Stuffed Potato Parantha - Aloo Parantha Recipe

Hello foodies,

Today, I have decided to take a trip down my childhood memory lane and recreate a favorite recipe of mine. The Aloo Paranthas. There is something special about the warmth of the aloo stuffed paranthas, which I cannot exactly pinpoint, but which I relish. They are the epitome of comfort food for me. Give me a bowl of curd, some mango pickle and these paranthas and I already start to feel much, much better. So, let's make these delicious paranthas.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Kakdi Sabzi - Snake Cucumber Vegetable 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.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Basic Cooking - Plain Parantha Recipe

Hello foodies,

Today I am sharing the most basic, simple and plain parantha recipe for all of you. Generally eaten with all types of gravy subzis in most Indian households, preferably for dinner. We also have the good old curd as an accompaniment. So, read on to know the steps to prepare soft, hot and fluffy paranthas. But first read up the basic dough preparation post, which I have shared earlier.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Dal Makhni - Kali Dal - Restaurant Dal (No Onion No Garlic) Recipe

Hello foodies,

Happy Navaratras!

Today I am sharing a not so navratra food with you all, it's the popular Dal Makhni or Kali dal or Maah ki Dal as it has been known throughout the north of India. Popularly eaten with Naan, it is one dal that is omnipresent in all the restaurant menus up North. However, as I am a jain, I am making an Onion and Garlic free version of the same. So, let's take a look at the ingredients first!

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Basic Cooking - Moong Dal Recipe

Hello foodies,

With the onset of spring, comes an onset of viral fever along with cold and cough. So, today I thought of sharing the recipe for the most easily digestible lentil/dal, which gets cooked within 5 minutes and provides you with a great source of proteins and energy to combat the flu and illness.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Lady Finger with GramFlour - Besani Bhindi Recipe

Hello foodies,

Today I am sharing a lip smacking recipe of bhindi/okra/ladyfinger with you all. As a kid I used to love eating bhindi and I find that my child is no less in his love for the same. Apart from being rich source of vitamin B, bhindi has very good quantities of calcium for a vegetable. So, today I am going to prepare this recipe with a twist and make it more flavorful so that not only kids but adults of the family can also enjoy.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Idly Sambhar - Jain Sambhar - Sambar Recipe

Hello foodies,

Wishing all of you and your families a very happy, healthy and hearty new year. Eat well, sleep well, and live well!

The cold winter days and nights make me crave all the more for warming foods. One of these warming food combinations is the good old, idly-sambhar. A healthy and tasty combination with the goodness of veggies, which is super nutritious as well. Provides a complete and wholesome meal for everyone in the family.