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…

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…

Soya tikka masala

The west in in love with chicken tikka masala but we vegetarians are always creative. My husband being a total Delhi – wala loves his soya chaap gravy with rumali roti. With the quarantine and all restaurants being closed , he has no chance to eat them. Enters my crazy brain and my love for…

Nucchina unde – steamed pakora Karnatak style

Like many people in this world , loosing weight is an ongoing procedure in my life. I keep trying to add new healthy recipes in my life which can satisfy my taste buds and also keep my weight in control. This Karnataka style steamed pakora was a revelation- low fat low carbs low cal yet…

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…

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…

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….

Dry fruit modak – sugarfree

I have decided to go sugar-free for a year and the festival seasons make me crave for desserts. I decided to make these sugar-free dry fruits Modak, filled with nutrition and super easy to make. Try these modaks and they will be your guilt-free eats anytime of day and at any festival. These modaks are…

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…

Choco Lava Oreo Brownies

Brownies !!!!! The word is intoxicating and drooling. I am a brownie lover and so is my daughter. My son doesn’t eat chocolates but loves to take them for his friends in school. My daughter wanted to eat a choco lava cake and my son wanted Oreo brownies for his friends to party in school…

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,…

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…

Shah – I- Tinda

Tinda or apple gourd is one of the healthiest vegeatable and a staple in Indian household. Kids generally start making faces on listening that the menu for dinner or lunch involves tinda. Here is a recipe that will make all of us love and relish this vegetable and even make it appear on the menu…