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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Nimki / Namakpaare/Diamond cut Salted Biscuits

Nimki or namakpaare are the most commonly made savoury snack in India.People enjoy them with their evening tea.Easy to store,they are the best when it comes to travelling.You can munch these salted and crispy snack in any-time of your day. Preparation Time:15 minutes Frying Time:20-25 minutes Servings-4-5 Ingredients: 1 cup All purpose flour 1 tbsp…

Tandoori Ajwain Prawns/Tandoori Carom Shrimps

As its summer,the best time to have barbecues at home.And what can be the best other than the delicious tandoori ajwain prawns.To add a  goodness of health and taste,I have added ajwain or carom seeds in my barbecue book today. Though we all are aware,still sharing few of the multi-benefits of ajwain or carom seeds…

Chicken Lollipop

Chicken Lollipop,as there names, are finger lollies that are easy to grab and nibble.It is the perfect starter recipe for parties.These are the all-time favourite amongst kids. Here,I have tried them in a very simple Indian style.Let me share my recipe. Ingredients: 10 Chicken drummettes 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder…

Chhuhara malpua- Dates Pancakes

Malpuas are the Indian pancakes served as a dessert.They are usually made on auspicious occasions and festivals like Holi.These are usually made by crushing ripe bananas in a batter of flour,milk or water and them immersing them in a sugar syrup.In this recipe of mine,I have slightly modified the process by making it more healthy.I…