Kaju Apple (Cashewnut Apple)

Kaju Apple (Cashewnut Apple)

Add to My Recipes The festival season is on and  I have made  “kaju apples” for Janmashtami. Janmashtami is the birth celebration of Lord Krishna. The festival is celebrated with pomp and enthusiasm. Some people choose to feast on traditional food  and others observe fast until the birth of Lord Krishna which is at midnight. Temples …

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Coriander Tomato Chutney

Coriander Tomato Chutney

Add to My Recipes A very simple chutney recipe  and suits best with kebabs, dhoklas, vadas, chillas, etc. It has a nice tangy taste of the tomato. A very simple and easy chutney. It can be made from the ingredients available at home.

Barbeque Paneer Sandwich

Barbeque Paneer Sandwich

Add to My Recipes This sandwich recipe is one of my favorite. It has the lovely barbeque (tandoori) taste in it. This sandwich can be made in a griller or if no griller is available then it comes out very well on a tava also.  The process has three steps. Preparing the barbeque sauce making …

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Blueberry Banana smoothie

Blueberry Banana smoothie

Add to My Recipes Use this energizing preparation for a healthy breakfast. The recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare but provides both taste and nutrition. A very healthy breakfast using fresh fruits and yoghurt

Paneer Steak Szechwan Sizzler

Paneer Steak Szechwan Sizzler

Add to My Recipes Sizzlers are my favorite. I like the sizzling sound and the smoky effect that it gives while serving. The smell makes me nostalgic. Sizzlers are one whole meal consisting of different cuisines. Sizzlers can be a  combo of different courses of a selected cuisine. So basically it will have one portion of …

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Roasted Ratalu (Violet Yam)

Roasted Ratalu (Violet Yam)

Add to My Recipes Ratalu is a type of Yam. It has nice violet colour and is generally available during winters. It is used to make many dishes. Gujaratis make maximum use of it in their special mix vegetable dish named Undhiyu. It is also used to make ratalu puri (a type of fritter dipped in …

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Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

Add to My Recipes A very simple and authentic punjabi recipe prepared in almost every household of north india. The dish has nice green colour and is made with the minimum spices and yet rich in flavor. As a child this use to be my favorite dish made by my mother. She used to make …

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Nayab Chane Ki Shikampuri

Nayab Chane Ki Shikampuri

Add to My Recipes Once i just happened to go through femina magazine (august 22, 2012 edition) and saw this recipe. I just could not resist to make it. It is from Avadhi cuisine and just gives the feeling of kings and their feast. Avadhi cuisine belongs to royals or nawabs as known. It is …

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Cauliflower and almond soup

Cauliflower and almond soup

Add to My Recipes It is a winter time and nice cold atmosphere everywhere. To beat this cold what we need is just something which will warm up our body. Soups are the great idea. These soups are of different types. Some are clear soup, some are thick, some are tangy and some are hot …

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Shraddh Vada

Shraddh Vada

Add to My Recipes This is a traditional maharashtrian recipe and is usually prepared during the month of shraddh while they do shraddh pooja in their homes. Shraddh or also known as pitru paksh is observed in the month of september -october immediately after the Ganesh festival on the full moon day till the new …

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Methi Dhebra (Fenugreek Chapati)

Methi Dhebra (Fenugreek Chapati)

Add to My Recipes Dhebras are a traditional gujarati dish. They are different types of dhebras like dhoodhi (bottlegourd) dhebra, dhana (coriander) dhebra, palak (spinach) dhebra. These are made from different vegetables. They can be also made using different flours like jowar (white millet) flour, bajra (pearl millet ) flour, makkai (maize flour). They are …

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Instant Rice Flour Chakli

Instant Rice Flour Chakli

Add to My Recipes This is a popular tea time snack. The ‘Chaklis’  are crisp and golden. They are my son’s favorite. He likes to take them in the school lunch box. Hence a good option for lunch box snacks. Chaklis are traditionally made in maharastrian and gujarati  family.  These are prepared during Diwali festival. …

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Fried Modak

Fried Modak

Add to My Recipes These modaks are offered to Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chathurthi. It is His favorite. Modaks are juicy inside with all the flavors nicely blended. The freshly coconut gives it a nice taste. The aroma of nutmeg and cardamom enhances their taste. Fresh coconut nicely roasted alongwith the jaggery and dryfruits makes …

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