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 →

Avocado Toast

Me, My husband and my two dogs just got back from a lovely weekend getaway for our 5th wedding anniversary. It was a lovely, private, cozy vacation home down south in Malibu, CA.My dogs had so much fun running around the property without a leash, while me and my husband enjoyed the lovely views, star... Continue Reading →

English Toffee

Sugar is a very versatile ingredient for making desserts. Heating the sugar syrup to varying temperatures can result us in different types of candy like butter creams, icings, simple syrup,caramel, nougat, marshmallows, brittles, lollipops etc. Toffee is one such derivative of sugar syrup cooked till soft crack stage.This recipe makes a toffee layered with nuts,... Continue Reading →

Aloo Bhujia

Aloo Bhujia is probably among the highest ranked favorites in Indian Savory snacks.These are deep fried crisps made from a combination of mashed potatoes and chickpea flour.I bet you cant stop eating these.Preparation time30 minutes Serves6Serving Size1/6 recipe Calories Per ServingApproximately 172 per servingDifficultyMediumIngredients:1 1/4 cup-Besan Flour /chickpea flour2/3 cup Boiled and pureed Potato (2 medium potatoes... Continue Reading →

Tandoori Flavored Popcorn

Bored of the regular popcorn?Try this Tandoori spiced popcorn.Sure to add zing to boring popcorn and thrill your guests or kids.Spice up your movie nights or sleepovers with this tasty snack.Preparation time10 minutes Serves4 cupsServing Size2 cupCalories Per ServingApproximately 150 per servingDifficultyEasyIngredients:1 tablespoon oil (use an oil with a high smoke point- I used avocado oil)1/4... Continue Reading →


A must have during movies, movie nights and sleepovers for kids or simple get togethers and birthday parties.Made using dried corn kernels its a very versatile snack to adjust flavors to suit your needs.Why buy processed popcorn when you can make this very easily at home!This recipe is a simple salted popcorn you can make... Continue Reading →

Ragda Patties

This famous Chaat item is a mixture of potato and spices shaped into patties and shallow fried and is used as a base to make Chaat.This mixture can also be used as a stuffing for pani puri along side the jeera water usually served this way in south India.Preparation time30 minutes Serves12Serving Size1 pattyCalories Per ServingApproximately... Continue Reading →

Ammini Kozhukattai

A recipe from Tamil Nadu, these are cute little dumplings made from rice flour and steamed and then tempered with some spices to make a fun and mystic snack.These are also made on the occasion of Ganesh Chathurthi aka Vinayaka Chaviti as an offering to God.There is also a sweet version to this where we... Continue Reading →

Ube-Purple Sweet Potato Bhujia

This recipe is an adaptation of the traditional Alu Bhujia which is a savory snack made with potato puree and chickpea flour and is gluten free.Commonly made during festivals and as evening snacks.I have used the purple sweet potato for this recipe which gives the snack a light purple hue to it.Preparation time:60 minsServes: around... Continue Reading →

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