Recipes

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Pomegranate Salsa & Queso Dip


Salsa is a dipping sauce usually made with Tomatoes, Onions, Jalapeno Peppers, Bell Pepper, Citrus and Cilantro. I remember, I went to Mexico along with A (the husband) on his business trip, and all we had time was for restaurant hoping to taste different food and drinks. Thanks to his […]

 

Carrot Greens and Sweet Potato Soup


There are lot of myths about consuming carrot greens which upsets me. They are called bunny food and most people tend to throw them away since they are not eaten in their culture. What upsets me the most about food myths is, that some foods are superfoods packed with nutrients […]

 

Vegetable Beetroot Cutlets


Last week I was talking to my friend Dharini and she asked me to put the recipe of these traditional veg. cutlets on the blog. This conversation of making these beautiful cutlets gave me a tour back to my childhood. The days, where my dad used to take me to […]

 

Rajma Masala (Red Kidney Beans Curry)


Rajma Chawal brings a bright shiny twinkle in my eyes. The smell of Rajma smearing in the onion tomato gravy with whole spices lures me deeply to dive in my plate of Jeera Rice soaked in Rajma Masala! And this happens to me every single time I think of Rajma […]

 

Healthy Nutty Date Balls| Ladoos


The husband and I are trying to adapt to a healthy lifestyle rather than indulging ourselves into some trendy diets of the decade. Every time we say that “We are on Diet”, we feel we are being punished. To escape this horrifying nightmare I decided to come up with some […]

 

Nachos Veggie Supreme


It is funny how 4 years back I had rarely tasted Mexican delicacies, but an Indian version of it of course. When I moved to the US my hometown Vadodara was in the process of adapting different international cuisines. Coming to the US introduced me to so many world cuisines […]