Ghee-roasted Carrot Crinkles

Winter in California is a combination of continual rain and kind of intense low temperatures. This is the perfect weather to eat unhealthily and gain weight 😛 Tis the season when my heart says pakode (veggie fritters), but my brain keeps saying 'Lol....No wayyyyyy!!!!' To stop this constant heart-brain argument, I decided to make/bake something... Continue Reading →


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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

Sindhi Vegetarian Pulao

I know I know what are you thinking. Authentic Sindhi Pulao doesn't have any vegetables. But to incorporate vegetables in your diet you gotta make some changes in the original recipe. Ingredients: Serves 2 1 small finely chopped onions 1 small potato cut into small quarters 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 2 tbsp frozen... Continue Reading →

20-minute Avocado Kale Angel Hair

A few days back I overheard my work friends that comfort food isn't healthy.  This homemade creamy avocado kale spaghetti with a mint fragrance is a delightful healthy combination. Its nutrient-packed, thick, lots of garlic, some honey, almonds and a dash of lemon.  

Powered by

Up ↑