Aamla dhania chutney/ Gooseberry Cilantro dip

In my previous recipe post, I have already shared the medical benefits of gooseberry or the aamla. In this post, I take an opportunity to add some light on the benefits of coriander or cilantro ( as known in European countries). Cold chills and smogs can be experienced in many parts of the globe. It…

Apple Orange juice

BOGO (Buy one get one) is the term that we all die to hear whenever it comes to pizzas, clothing or our favourite stuffs. Why not try this for a good cause then? Here is a simple recipe to give you a double benefit both in terms of taste and health. A simple orange juice…

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…

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…

Mango Mist – ice cream

I scream,you scream,we all scream for Ice-cream.When the king of fruits and the iced creams go in a bowl,they form heavenly dessert- the Mango Mist ice-cream.As it is summer and everyone is looking for something soothing ,I share another mango recipe of mine rich,creamy and full of mango  with you all.I am sure you gonna…

Sattu satrangi – Roasted gram flour savoury juice

Sattu is toasted gram flour used extensively in many parts of India.It is a nutritious indigenous drink and has cooling effect on the body as well. It is widely used in many sweet and savoury dishes. Sattu is also known as “Desi Horlicks” in the state of Bihar. Being from Bihar,I have been drinking this…

Fruity Lollies

When the heat is scorching and you don’t feel like eating anything,fruit lollies find their ways. A worry-free lolly packed with goodness.Almost everyone, be it a kid or an adult gets to enjoy this flavoured,healthy and tasty lollies.Made with no added sugars,no added preservatives and no added colourant,its a full proof healthy dose to beat…

Mango Mania

Slurrpppp!!!!!!!!!!!!Its mango season again.As the temperature is increasing,there’s a thirst for healthy and tasty smoothies to keep us coooooooool. What else can be in the menu other than the yummy mango.I wait for the mango season like crazy.Mangoes are the best when I count for fruits.We can have them in any forms- tangy dips,mango jellies,mango…

Butternut Squash and carrot soup

Butternut squash soup is a thick soup,rich in flavours.This makes a complete dinner for me. It is used as a vegetable that can be roasted, toasted,puréed,mashed and used in casseroles, breads, and muffins.The fruit is prepared by removing the skin, stalk, and seeds. One of the most common ways to prepare butternut squash is roasting. To…