Quick Mango Ice Cream – Vegan

Summer is a time of ice-creams , sorbets and sherbets . But, mostly they are full of sugar , preservatives and fat. I like to make simple Ice lollies for my kids with fresh seasonal fruits. One of my favourite to make is a creamy vegan, gluten free, fat free quick mango ice cream. This…

Kadhi pakora – comfort food

Sunday afternoons are incomplete without two of my favourite dishes. Either it has to be Rajma – Chawal or Kadhi – Chawal. Kadhi is one of the dishes which takes us to our childhood and is a total comfort food . A lazy Sunday afternoon with a piping hot bowl of kadhi and some plain…

Dhokla

Soft, spongy , gluten-free, sweet , salty , tangy – the dhokla is one of the most frequently eaten snack in India. We all love to eat dhokla but many times we are unable to make perfect dhoklas. It has been the story of my life. I have tried umpteen recipes to get a perfect…

Fruit parfait

Easy to make, healthy, fresh and a beautiful beginning to your day – yogurt parfaits . Quickly whipped up, can be eaten at any time of day, a perfect low calorie dessert to a fres morning breakfast, your on the go snack to tv couch binge eating. It’s so easy that my daughter has been…

Aloo tikka chaat

Delhi is the land of chaat. It’s very rare to find someone who doesn’t like Delhi ki chaat. But being a health freak stops me from enjoying this spicy flavoured treat. So one fine day, I decided to combine the two famous chaats – Aloo tikka and aloo ki chaat and combine to make a…

Paneer Lababdar

My son is one of the most finicky eater I know. He doesn’t touch any healthy pumpkin, sunflower seeds nor almonds. All he loves is his paneer. So finally I decided to make his favourite paneer lababdar with a gravy full of nutrition. Rather than adding cashew-nuts , I decided to add various types of…

Coconut chia bowl

Breakfast bowl or brekkie bowls is my favourite breakfast… easy to relish on a lazy day… full of nutrition and taste . And it helps loose weight, fill you up and makes your metabolism works better . Chia puddings are made in various variations. I have another mango chia pudding recipe on my blog ,…

Eggless omelette

I always see people enjoying omelette be it any time of day but specially in breakfast. My husband relishes it but being a vegan I feel nauseous by the smell of eggs. In the end, my husband had to leave his love for omelette 🥰 I once tried this eggless version of omelette and he…

Mango ice cream

Summers are here, mango is in season and kids are demanding ice cream. Rather than giving them store bought ones I prefer to make fresh homemade ones. I have two ice cream recipes , one is a two ingredient sorbet kind mango ice cream and one is with milk and cream. This recipe is the…

Dal Makhni – Bukhara style

Dal Makhni or Dal Bukhara is one of the most famous vegetarian dish of India. Even prime ministers and president of many countries have tried this recipe when in India. It’s one of main dish people make at any festive occasion and its the favourite of most of Indians be it vegetarians or non vegetarian….

Papad Boondi Sabzi

Monsoons are a perfect time to eat Rajasthani kadhi . Its one of my favourite thing to eat with rice. But, many times I am in mood to have a quick kadhi with chapatis and that is the time I make this boondi papad kadhi – a gluten free quick dish to be enjoyed with…

Masala kathal

Jackfruit or Kathal is one of my most favourite vegetable . Maybe its the combination of whole spices with garlic onion and semi fried jackfruit that makes it irresistible. It can be made vegan by omitting the curd and milk cream but my husband loves the taste of curd and milk cream. Its a must…

Ragi cheela or finger millet pancake

Gluten free eating is the latest health norm these days. It’s considered as clean eating. Even I have noticed many changes in myself – reduced water retention, bloating and acidity with gluten free meals. Finger miller or Ragi is one of the best source of non dairy calcium, high in nutrients needed by the body,…

Tawa Naan – without yeast

Naan is one of the most desired bread of children. As all my cooking is centred around my two kids, I make them at home for them. New kitchen gadgets are useful for us, but of the demerit of a glass top hob is that tandoor can’t be used to make tandoori breads.  Hence, I…

Methi Malai Paneer – no onion garlic

  Winter is my favourite season for a simple reason – the awesome vegetables that come in this weather. Spinach, Fenugreek, Bathua, Sarson, Beets , carrots. Although these days all these are available all year but I prefer to use the vegetables as per their respective season. It is the best time to give loads…

Sabut Moong dal

For vegetarians, lentils are one of the most important source of Protein. Daal Chawaal is the staple lunch menu at my home as its the best way for kids to have a big bowl of daal without making faces. Sabut green moong dal or whole green lentil is very healthy, nutritious and rich source of…

Dhabha- e- Paneer

Soft paneer cubes wrapped in a melange of onion, garlic and tomatoes and the aroma of the garlic makes this recipe so yummilicious and sinful. Eat with tandoori roti or plain phulka. Takes you back to the dhabas of Punjab .Make and enjoy this super tasty paneer dish.   Ingredients Paneer – 400gm, sliced into…

Rava Idli – MTR style

Rava Idli is one of my kids favourite tiffin dish to take to school. Its one of the easiest thing to make in morning and with coconut chutney makes a healthy filling meal. make and enjoy. Ingredients: 1 cup rava or semolina 1/2 cup curd (sour is possible) 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 1/2…

Paneer butter masala

I am a huge Masterchef Australia fan and I couldn’t hold my excitement on seeing Saransh Goila in it. Being a vegetarian , I was a little disappointed on seeing the Butter Chicken Masala . But then the paneer lover in me decided to give it a twist and make Paneer Butter Masala  while incorporating…

Nadru Kofta

Lotus stem is one of the underrated vegetable and mostly disliked by kids. Lotus stem is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, phytonutrients and also a fair source of protiens for vegetarians. Generally, people dont like the taste of lotus stem, but these soft nadru koftas are so yumm and they cant detect the taste…