Chicken noodle soup

Chicken noodle Soup It is nourishing and filling; It is my go-to comfort food; got cold/ feeling low and moopey/ the weather is depressing or am generally just run down. This is my sunshine and vitamin recharge in a cup, never ever fails to pick me up.  Prep Time: 15 Mins Cooking Time: 10 mins Recipe... Continue Reading →

Idli batter masala appe

Idli Appe We are lucky enough to get very good quality Idli batter’s in packets/ tubs in Dubai. However left over Idli batter, is a common scene. What do you do with left over Idli batter?  Here’s a lovely variant from my re-purpose/ re-create kitchen where nothing is wasted:) that will add a new dimension... Continue Reading →

Chickpea kebab

CHICKPEA TIKKI /Channa Patties This is one of the recipes from our ‘No Waste Kitchen’, this is something I learnt from my mom and grand mother- no food was ever wasted or thrown away, left overs were re-purposed to make tasty new avatar’s. Left over dal/ paneer/ potato veggies was often turned into dal parantha... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta

I discovered pesto, as part of my culinary exploration during my Post Graduate days. Flavors and Big Chill (Restaurant's - Delhites will know) had arrived on the gourmet scene and had a tantalizing array of flavors from Italy. It used to be be our gang’s once in a while treat, where we would blow up... Continue Reading →

Butter Chicken – Home Style

BUTTER CHICKEN Kids love Murgh Makhani; and of course, adults adore it too - me included! The amazing blend of a slightly sweet and tangy creamy gravy with tandoori morsels of succulent chicken is a delicious combination that haunts me. The erstwhile butter chicken was made in White butter but for the sake of convenience... 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 →

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