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Indian Curries, Recipes, South Indian Dishes

Black Eyed Peas in Coconut Curry


 

 It is a pure bliss to get introduced to such beautiful and delicious South-Indian cooking. Growing up, all I knew about South Indian Cuisine was Dosa, Idlis, Vadas, Uthappam , Sambhar and Chutneys. As a kid and a teenager dosas used to be my favourite. I wasn’t much of a […]

International Recipes

20 Mins Vegetarian Bean Tostadas


 

 The heat is showing no mercy. The sun beams at us all day from every corner of the house. Well, they were the same windows I was excited for when we bought the house. I am not complaining, that sunshine keeps me more active than ever, but I refrain myself […]

Indian Curries

Restaurant/ Dhaba Style Paneer Tikka Masala


 

 Panner Tikka Masala rules the hearts of almost every Indian household, and not just any panner tikka masala, but the one which we eat in the restaurant or at the roadside dhaba’s. My most favorite was Raju Dhaba in Vadodara. If you are in Vadodara, its a must try! Tikka […]

Beverages Recipes

Instant Badam Milk Powder (Indian Styled Spiced Almond Milk Powder)


 

 You will definitely find all kinds of summer delights in my refrigerator this year. Last year I was in India, and the husband filled the refrigerators with store bought summer treats. But, this time I wanted to make sure how it feels to have all the summer treats home-made from […]

Snack Recipes

Vegan Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies


 

 My little babies were visiting me from Ohio and I was wondering what is that treat that they may like. Readily, I take a easy and a safe way to go. The easiest recipe of them all and oh boy the double chocolate chips are always a keeper to be […]

Recipes, Side Dish, Side Dish

Instant Sweet and Savory Raw Mango Pickle/ Chutney (Kachi Keri no Chundo)


 

 The nice and sunny sun decided to go on a vacation for a week from today and the cloudy gloomy weather took its place. I love to look outside the window when the sky is moody, and the bright flowers sing their own song. The best part is I take […]

International Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

Roasted Carrots and Rainbow Chard Salad


 

 It fascinates me how perfectly do we see fresh produce available just in time of the right season. As you all know, how scorching the summer sun is getting, I am feeling a little laid back in the kitchen. Don’t you feel the same? The other day I entered Whole […]

Beverages Recipes, Recipes

Best Aam Panna (Raw Mango and Mint Cooler)


 

 Aam Panna is a Raw Mango and Mint Cooler often made with boiled raw mango pulp, fresh mint leaves, cumin powder, sugar/jaggery, and black salt. Summers weren’t this hot when I first came to California, well I always felt that way because I used to live in San Francisco. Union […]

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Beverages Recipes, Recipes, Recipes

Organic Cantaloupe and Strawberry Fresh Juice with Sweet Citrus Twist


 

 The sun is soaring during the day and wind roars in the evening. I am certainly confused about what weather am I living in. Although I never get to enjoy those summer days, since the husband feels hot almost all the time, and I don’t know about your home but […]