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Dal Tomato Saar

Dal Tomato Saar

A thin and tangy dal preparation that goes well with varan bhat or can be had like a soup. Saar is a very thin spiced dal water. Sometimes it is made with just tomatoes too. Traditionally, it was made with the water left behind after […]

Khatkhaten/Goan Curry with assorted vegetables

Khatkhaten/Goan Curry with assorted vegetables

Vegetables cooked in a simple coconut-dal based curry and flavored with tefal aka sichuan pepper. Khatkhaten is a very authentic Goan dish made with vegetables. Most parts of India have a mixed vegetable curry of some sort. In Kerala, it is Avial. In Bengal, it […]

Mango Lassi in under 5 minutes

Mango Lassi in under 5 minutes

A delicious Mango Lassi that can be made in under 5 minutes. Go to any Indian restaurant in the US and you are bound to find this beverage on the menu. Desis and Non-desis seem to like it very much. Even when you are entertaining […]

Cornflakes Cereal Chivda

Cornflakes Cereal Chivda

An easy low calorie snack made using unsweetened cornflakes which gets ready in 15 minutes. My in-laws spent the last summer here with us in New York. When they were here, my father in law bought some unsweetened cornflakes. They finished 1 box during their […]

Kada Prashad/Whole Wheat Flour Pudding/Aate ka halwa

Kada Prashad/Whole Wheat Flour Pudding/Aate ka halwa

A very delicious pudding/Sheera made with whole wheat flour. This is one of the many dishes that I learnt from our kids’ Punjabi Nanny. This halwa tastes absolutely delicious especially on a cold evening. It is also actually the prashad that they give at the […]

Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Asparagus grilled to perfection on a cast iron grill pan. So tender and flavorful! What do you do when you miss the summer and all the grilled food that comes with it? Do not fret! Use a cast iron grill pan. Gives you the same […]

Choco Date Nut Balls

Choco Date Nut Balls

Dates and nuts put together in a heavenly combo along with some coco powder to create melt in your mouth treats. Contains no added fat or sugar! Having a sweet tooth is hard. It becomes very difficult to resist the sweet cravings that can hit […]

Kasoori Methi Thepla

Kasoori Methi Thepla

Kasoori Methi Thepla is a spiced Indian flatbread loaded with the rich flavor of dried fenugreek leaves.  Methi thepla is like a paratha made with methi or fenugreek leaves but it is not a stuffed paratha. You basically prepare a dough with all the ingredients, […]