Quick Surti Locho

Quick Surti Locho

Happy Monday. Celebrate breakfast on Thanksgiving in style. Assuming you all will have a heavy meal during lunch. I think this is the best light breakfast you can opt for. Chaat for breakfast? Not exactly but an improvised ‘Surti Locho.’ It reflects the specialty of Surat, a city in Gujarat ❤️ Its the most famous [...]

Granola fall-style

Granola fall-style

The weather is finally changing, nights are getting windy and cold and streets have foliage of fallen leaves 🍁❤️ On these cold grey days, I prefer warm breakfast with oatmeal or yogurt and granola also poha/upma/dosa/idli 🙂 But mornings are so hectic that it's not possible to whip up an elaborate breakfast. So, to make things [...]

Hariyali (Green) Paneer Tikka

Hariyali (Green) Paneer Tikka

I just love my food when its green, and among those 'Hariyali Paneer Tikka' is my absolute favorite. In Hindi, Hariyali means 'greenery.' And, that's why my friends this luscious & succulent paneer tikka makes me drool every time I make it. Making paneer tikka in the oven at home is a serious and concentrated business, [...]

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Ganesh Chaturthi with Malpua With Rabri

Ganesh Chaturthi with Malpua With Rabri

Mumbai, Rains, and Ganesh Chaturthi hold a really special place in my heart. Ganesh Chaturthi that usually comes in August/September (per Hindu calendar) marks the beginning of the festival season for us. Mumbai residents bring the Ganesh idols home with great fervor. While the enormous crowd in Mumbai is a sight to behold, rest of the [...]

Mushroom Pulao

Mushroom Pulao

Mushroom pulao with shredded carrots and yogurt was our very comforting #saturdaylunch. I strongly believe that you can't rush the process of pulao making. It needs all the focus, right ingredients, and that love 😍🎉 It just takes 30-minutes to get ready. Here goes the super simple recipe: Ingredients: Serves 4 1 medium sized diced onions 2 [...]

Badami Kulfi

Badami Kulfi

Our summer weekends suddenly got momentous with this homemade 'Badami Kulfi.' I have been making a batch almost every other week for my folks, and it has been a hit. I also try making the variations like  - Mango Kulfi, Pista Kulfi, Rose Kulfi, or some fruit kulfi with whatever fruit I have at hand; [...]

Paneer Tava Masala Medley

Paneer Tava Masala Medley

All my favorite things for this quick 20-minute weekday dinner - cottage cheese, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and curry leaves. One thing that might surprise you is using curry leaves in a paneer dish. But trust me, it goes really well with paneer and all the seeds. And, that's why I call it a medley. [...]