CHENA RASGULLA

YAY.. yet another desert dish to compliment the festive season. this time it is white Rasgulla.. I know Rasgulla's are white only, but this is the way I  have been calling it since childhood to differentiate between Kala Jamun & this. Anyhow, they are super easy to make at home & sweetness can be controlled... Continue Reading →

GULAB JAMUN

What are Indian festivals without Indian sweets. Gulab Jamun is the classic indian sweet which is favourite of all. You will see it in all the parties, whether it is Indian wedding or any Indian Party. Lot of people think its quiet difficult sweet to make., but trust me it is "the simplest sweet" to... Continue Reading →

Chana dal khichdi

This is festival staple and come bhai-dhooj, it would be made in our household year on year, along with halwa. That reminds me that I haven’t made halwa for ages, primarily due to our dietary restrictions, but will do one sometime soon. It makes me so nostalgic, the fresh aroma of cooked dal and rice... Continue Reading →

Methi Corn Tikki (Cutlet)

METHI CORN TIKKI (CUTLET) Festive season is a few weeks away but we have already started feeling festive & hence wanted to make some Indian starter for teen patti party at our home. We start  teen patti sessions a month before diwali. Everyone hosts a Cards night at their place.  This one is favorite form... Continue Reading →

SABUDANA(Tapioca Sago) KHICHADI

Sabudana Khichdi is one of my favorite dish to have during fasting. If you dont know, we Indians fast during some festivals like navratri / mahashivratri to show our love & respect to God & we are allowed to eat fruits & certain dishes only. I have attempted to make this many times , but... Continue Reading →

Yogurt Rice/ Curd Rice

Nothing beats the heat like yogurt rice, it is light on the tum, aids digestion and great way to utilize leftover rice. Yogurt is called curd back home and this is a south indian recipe that has found its way into our hearts and kitchen.  Here is my take on Curd Rice, I hope you... Continue Reading →

VEGETARIAN GREEN PAPAYA SALAD

I first tasted this crunchy, mildly tangy, sweet and spicy salad back in 2007, it was our first anniversary dinner and we decided to go to Pad Thai (little gem of a restaurant in Madinat Jumeirah with gorgeous setting overlooking the water canal, it offers amazing food and great service - no affiliation, just a... Continue Reading →

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