Saag Jeera Aloo

Potatoes were like a banned item in our house while growing up.My dad was an extremely health conscious person and would only allow potato dishes on special occasions.That feeling somehow continued with me post marriage in that I don't cook potatoes that often except for special occasions at home, not for any reason but just... Continue Reading →


Thandai Spiced White Chocolate Ganache Truffles

Having born and brought up in the southern India I never tasted Thandai until a recent holi meetup we had.Although close to the taste of almond milk it had a slight hint of spice and rose and saffron flavors in it which I loved.I am always experimental in my spices to prepare new dishes using... Continue Reading →

Breakfast Polenta

Polenta is a creamy porridge made with cornmeal and cooked until a creamy consistency is obtained.This is usually cooked with water or milk or cream and served as a main course alongside sausages, tomato based sauces etc.Polenta is also cooked and the leftovers are used to fry, grill and baked again and topped off with... Continue Reading →

Vegan Tofu Scramble

We had a friend visit us for breakfast who follows the Jain principles of India and he always asks me how to add more protein into our diets.As you know onion, garlic or mushroom is out of the picture and these generally make the primary constituents of a hash so I decided to put an... Continue Reading →

Chili Paneer

I am a big fan of Indo Chinese Street food.This is one such preparation with paneer tossed in chinese sauces for a sweet,tangy and spicy lip smacking food.Preparation time:30 minutesServes:6Ingredients:8 oz paneer(about half a block)4-5 green chili1 small capsicum cut lengthwise1/2 medium onion cut lengthwise6 spring onion stalks(optional)1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste1 egg1 tablespoon maida(all... Continue Reading →

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