Yummy Potato Sabji

After a good vacation, it’s so hard to go back to routine. To make things easy I always keep pre cooked potatoes in my fridge. Let me show you how easy it is to whip up a good sabji (side dish), that can double up as a filling for sandwiches and wraps. Potato Sabji –…

Tasty Tapioca Tikkis (Nuggets)

Tapioca pearls are widely used in Indian cuisine. Most of us think tapioca is just a thickening agent but do you know you can make tasty snacks with it?. Let me show you how I turned these tiny white pearls into these crispy golden nuggets… I call tapioca pearls “The Vegan Caviar” because these tiny…

South Indian SAMBAR

Nowadays, you can eat any type of food from any part of the country at the comfort of your own home. Just by the click of a button, you can get it delivered in a matter of minutes. But the one that pleases you the most is, the dish that is prepared by your mom…

Festive Mango Muffins – Diwali Special

Homes decked up in festive colors, beautiful candles sparkling everywhere, the exotic aroma of cardamom that greets you all when you step into our home is an indication that Diwali is around the corner! As you all know Diwali is all about decadent sweets. Well, Of course I made some sweets too but it’s a…

Sinfully Good Penne Pasta

The word pasta means comfort in my dictionary. Once in awhile I like to kick it up a notch to please our spicy Indian palate so I decided to give this classic Italian dish an Asian flare. Sounds tempting right? Let’s see how to make this mighty delicious pasta. This recipe serves 2 – 4…

Icy Vanilla Sorbet 

Sorbet is an icy treat usually made with fruit pulp but I made this unbelievably yummy vanilla sorbet exclusively with milk so it has the creamy taste of an ice cream and the classic texture of a sorbet. What’s not to like, right? It’s officially fall, but this this weekend was so warm, sunny and…

Methi Aloo – Flavorful Herbed Potatoes 

If you have to make a side dish that is tasty and simple, potatoes are your best bet. Seriously, who doesn’t like potatoes? A simple potato dish can be easily tweaked into a healthy one, just by adding fresh herbs. And that’s exactly what I did, an Indian style Pan fried, Herbed potatoes. It is…

Vadai – Crispy Golden Lentil Fritters 

Vadai is such an awesome snack, which is very easy to make and tastes so crunchy and satisfying. This deep fried snack has a special place in our South Indian breakfast, festive lunch and snack time.  Vadai is exclusively made with this particular white lentils called ulundu/ urad dal/ black gram, A heart healthy lentil…

Zesty Tomato Onion Curry 

Our everyday lunch platter consists of four tasty dishes. Curry is a gravy based side dish which is always served with steamed rice, mashed lentils and a side of vegetable. This delicious curry is flavored with ginger, garlic and an array of spices. It’s an authentic recipe from my home town and I’m happy to…

Mouthwatering Mango Pickle

Pickling is a culinary art, it’s there in every culture and cuisine around the world. It’s a wonderful way to preserve seasonal produce and enjoy them throughout the year. This mango pickle is a very popular Indian condiment. It is made with a special type of raw green, pickling mangoes which are available only during…