Whole Wheat Vegan Eggless Banana Chocolate Loaf 

Almost all have a dinner table at home and on that dinner table; we have a fruit platter / bowl which gets refilled every now and then with fresh produce from the market. But whilst we are refilling the bowl; we often discard marred and over ripe fruits without a second thought. These fruits are…

One Pot Malai Paneer – Restaurant Style

Ever been in a moment where you are sitting in a restaurant, mopping up delicious gravies served to you hot and ready on the table and you take a morsel in your hand and wonder; whether you can ever make a similar preparation at home??? !! I know I have had a few of my…

7 Reasons Why Fenugreek / Methi should be part of your daily diet !!

Fenugreek contains a wide variety of beneficial nutrients like iron, magnesium, manganese, and copper, as well as vitamin B6, protein, and dietary fiber. Fenugreek also contains a number of powerful phytonutrients, including choline, trigonelline, yamogenin, gitogenin, diosgenin, tigogenin and neotigogens. In my previous posts , I have mentioned that Methi is not native to India but it was brought to us from…

Churma Ladoo – Ganpati Special

।। वक्र तुंड महाकाय, सूर्य कोटि समप्रभ:। निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव शुभ कार्येषु सर्वदा ॥ Ganesha Chaturthi marks the beginning of a ten day festival celebrated by Indians from all over the world. Lord Ganesh is revered as god of good beginnings, prosperity and remover of obstacles. No new endeavor is undertaken before seeking blessings from…

Peas/Mutter Kachori

” Kachori ”  ” Kachori ” …  Is it me or does it sound like ” kar” chori” … Anyways… What’s in the name , a rose is still a rose… Come monsoon and fried food is a must… So we obliged and kept the tradition going…. Today we make Kachori.  Our “Plat du jour”…

Gluten Free Rice Panki

Panki ……. Sounds exotic isn’t it….. almost like some Japanese fish preparation…. But its not…. Its more local… More nearer than you would like to think…… And miles away from a fish… Panki is a Gujarati snack made usually by cooking rice flour batter in between banana leaf. Gujratis don’t always make everything sweet and…

Dahi Vada Two Ways

Thaiyir Vadai aka Dahi Vada aka Dahi Bhalla … call it whatever you want… This lip smacking dish is an all time favourite and dear to many a hearts, young and old. The idea of cold dahi vada on a hot summer day is simply irresistible. The dish goes back a long way, as far…

Dum Aloo Punjabi Ishtyle

Dum Aloo emanated from the mountains of Jammu n Kashmir. This dish is one of the myriad of concoction prepared by Kashmiri pandits to welcome their guests. Indian cuisine is so regionally diverse that this humble preparation started travelling down to other parts of the country, evolving into many variations as we know. Today let’s…

Mangalorean Prawns Gassi

Being a coastal city in southern part of Karnataka , Mangalorean​ cuisine is influenced by coconuts , curry leaves and “Fish ” (yum yum ).. Fish forms the staple for people residing here with our humble white Rice in tow , is eaten in all forms…. Boiled , steamed , made into variety of dosas…

100 % Whole Wheat Cupcakes

Greetings my fellow foodies !! Today we bake !!!! I despise those who consider food a fad and state that cupcakes are so yesterday. How did the world come to this !!!! Food out of fashion !!!! Really !!!!! Anyhow…. I was contemplating back then,  what could be that one thing I can make for…

Xocolātl Cake

Aztecs and Mayans had everything figured out already waaaaaayyyyyy back in history 😎. We all , well just pretending that we know it all 🤓🤓🤓🤓.  They knew everything … From knowing when the world will end ( Let’s not go into that 😫😫😫😫) to how to build temples and oh yes, also the art of “Xocolātl”…

Chicken 65

Chicken 65 is agreeably the most deliberated dish when it comes to ascertaining why is it called Chicken 65. Over the years and decades , I have heard and read quite a lot of stories and theories attempting to reveal the reason behind the peculiar name.  Some of the theories were ;  65 types of…