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….

Coconut rose modak

While I was making modaks, my daughter wanted to make some for Bappa. We decided upon her making the coconut modaks, which are made in 10 minutes. They involve zero cooking and are best to keep kids engrossed in making this awesome modaks. If you want more Modak recipes, try out the following links: Mawa…

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…

Mawa Modak

Ganesh Chaturthi is here. Festive season is to begin and it fills my heart with joy and my head with ideas to make desserts. Indian sweets are one of the best sweets as they are eggless, healthy , gluten free and yummilicious. This is the 50th recipe on my blog and its special to me….

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…

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,…

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…

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…