Paan Ladoos (Betel Leaves Ladoos)

Hi Friends, This is my favorite recipe and I made it twice for two diwali events and it surely turned into a crowd pleaser. It is my favorite paan ladoos recipe and I would give the credit to the blogger Manali who has a lovely foodblog ‘Cook with Manali’. I have made few changes to…

Energy Balls (Dates and Mix Nuts Ladoos)

Hello Everyone, Nowadays I don’t get time to blog every week as I use to earlier. Life with a 20 months old toddler is busy but I will try to write more often. Here is my toddler’s favorite ladoos which are little energy boosters for him, as they are made up of dates, mixed nuts,…

Veggetti Asian Style Noodles

Guys, it is time for some healthy noodle-making! First time when I discovered Veggetti (spiral slicer) in my local Macys, I felt fascinated with the idea of having it and later on this little gadget sort of started haunting me in all the stores I visited. As we know gluten-free pasta/noodle alternative is a popular…

Paneer Jalfrezi Curry

I made this Indian cottage cheese (paneer) curry with bellpeppers and fresh tomatoes. Indian food is a staple in my household and I always experiment different curries with Indian cottage cheese, which is widely known as paneer. Since Paneer is made of milk, it is a great source of protein, calcium, and Vitamin A for…

Smokey Pasta with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

Last night, I experimented with a new pasta recipe along with smokey roasted bell peppers in the actual pasta sauce. It turned out really well, so sharing the recipe with you guys. Ingredients: A. For Cooking Pasta 4 cups of pasta (any) Water for boiling Extra salt for cooking pasta B. To Prepare Pasta Sauce…

Indian Rose Flavored ‘Gola’ (Snow Cone)

There are days when you miss your childhood the most. You feel like you want to go back to those sweet memories and today is a similar day for me. I have a fond memory of visiting my maternal grandparents’ place every summer vacation. Every evening I use to visit the special ‘gola stands’ (snow-cone…

Rhubarb & Strawberry Jam

Summer is the best time to get fresh fruits especially berries and rhubarb. You can go for fruit picking to nearby farms and enjoy the freshness of fruits entire summer. I always buy farm grown fruits and make my own jams and jellies. Last time I wrote blueberry jam recipe, here is the link: Blueberry…

Thai Red Curry with Thai Iced Tea

Thai cuisine is one of my favorite Asian cuisines. I love Thai noodles like Pad Kee Mau and Pad Thai, fresh spring rolls, Panang, green, and red Thai curry, pineapple fried rice, Thai iced tea, mango sweet sticky rice, and every possible vegetarian options from this cuisine. The best way to describe this cuisine is…

Gujarati Dal

Well, I am super excited today as I am sharing one of my all time favorite dal recipe. This dal belongs to western most state of India ‘Gujarat’. I was born and raised in Gujarat and like every Gujarati this happens to be my ultimate comfort food. Typically in India our daily lunch-menu includes staples…

‘Beet Root & Goat Cheese’ Cold Soup

I always try out new flavors in my kitchen and since we are already in Spring-Summer season, I am super excited to share some of my spring and summer inspired recipes. Beet root is one of the underrated root vegetable, although in Indian culture we toss cooked/raw beet roots slices over salads, tangy-spicy chat recipes…