Malai Tangdi/Creamy Drumsticks

Chicken is my all time favorite. Apart from just eating, I also love experimenting with them. Thousands of recipes can be made with these tender flesh. Whenever we go out to try new recipes, my lil baby sticks to white chicken( as she calls). Every time I made, there was something missing, I would fail…

Chicken Tangdi Masala

There are days when we scratch our heads thinking of what to cook now.  I was bored of having the similar chicken recipes. I was craving for something Indian but with a new taste. I had few chicken drumsticks in my refrigerator. I took them and poked all around using a fork. I, then, marinated…

Aamla Kuchcha / Gooseberry grated pickles

Winter is commencing!! Cold and cough has entered most of our houses. You could easily hear the loud sneezing or coughing sounds of your neighbors during early morning hours. This is the best time to introduce the highly beneficial Gooseberries or aamla in your daily diet. These are the richest source of vitamin C, vitamin…

Tomato chilly and garlic ketchup

There are times when you feel like making your own combinations as per your taste. Whenever I had savoury snacks like samosa, chaats or crisps, I yearned for a tomato ketchup that had more chilly garlic flavour in it, but I failed to get that in a ready made bottle. This is when my mom…

Paalak Daal/ Spinach and yellow split gram soup

Popeye chose this green leaf over other foods as this super food gave him super energy, strength and power. Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. They help in improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering…

Doodh Pitthas/ Stuffed rice dumplings

  This is a traditional dessert of North East parts of India usually made in the winter months (Paush mahina) . This unique recipe is made by preparing a milk fudge that is stuffed inside a rice ball and dipped in a dense milk syrup. Unlike other dumplings, they are not steamed rather they are…

Besan Halwa

Besan halwa or roasted gram flour pudding is a common North Indian dessert. This is one recipe I always ask my Mom for. Though a very easy recipe but it takes lots of effort and practice to get the perfect taste. Finally, I have managed to get the perfect taste like my Mom’s. This is…

Mutton ghee roast

Mutton ghee roast is a delicious Mangalorean recipe. This goes well with chapattis, rotis, naans, any Indian bread, steamed rice and even dosas. One can find them easily strolling in the local markets of Mangalore and South India. The mutton is well cooked in ghee or clarified butter that gives a beautiful aroma as well….

Prawn Butter Masala

Now a days, I have fallen in love with the King prawns. Each time, I cook something, I feel like including them. Here’s another prawn recipe of mine to soothe your taste buds. It is mildly spicy, tangy, tasty and makes your meal complete. The best part is the ease in cooking. It gets ready…

Tamatar chutney / Sweet Tomato dip

If you are looking for something hot, sweet and tangy, this is for you. An amazing combination that goes perfect with all snacks. A very easy to cook dip that gets ready in minutes. I remember, when I was a small kid, I would eat dozens of pooris with this chutney. I enjoy this chutney…

Golgappas or pani puri

Golgappa or gupchups or pani puri or phhuchkas, called by many other names, is an epitome of Indian roadside snack. It is found in almost every part of India with a little alteration. The thin,crispy hollow balls with savoury tangy filling will make you drool. Now a days, with so many fusions coming around, you…

Bhindi Bharwa / Stuffed Okra

This is my mom’s recipe and everyone in the family loves.Whenever we have guests,this recipe is sure to be served and they too love.Even if you are a hard core non-vegetarian,you cannot resist munching these super tasty,tangy bhindis/okras.The best part is the way my mom prepares as you won’t find this style of preparing stuffed…