Refreshing Pomegranate Mojito Mocktail!

Does it ever happen to you that you are browsing internet lazily to pass time, and you chance upon a recipe which makes you jump up from the couch and say- “Hey! I have all the ingredients for making this yummy treat. Let’s run to the kitchen!!!” This is what happened with me and this incredible Mocktail….

Spicy & Flavorful Bombay Masala Sandwich!

If you are from Mumbai, there are around 99% chances that this is one of your favorite snacks! Bombay, one of the most populous cities of the world and the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, was re-named as Mumbai in the year 1995. Even though decades have passed since that time, still there…

Mexican signature dish: Chicken Enchilada Bites with home-made sauce!

The best thing about having a food blog is that you are constantly looking for new recipes that you want to try out next! It is obvious that you will be trying out recipes that you and your family enjoy the most. For instance, I was recently obsessed with trying out Italian recipes, especially pasta and various sauces,…

Crunchy & Aromatic Basil Pesto Pasta!

Who doesn’t love Pasta? I will be forever thankful to Italy, for bringing these pretty shapes of awesomeness in our lives. I love all types of pasta- spaghetti, penne, tagliatelle, ravioli, carbonara, bolognese, pesto….all of it! My husband, on the other hand, who is the staunch lover of ‘ghar ka khana’ (home-cooked Indian food), is…

The Fragrant Mint & Sweetcorn Pilao Rice!

Back when we were children, those weren’t the days of dining at sprawling, high-end hotels or brunches at a four-star resort. Nowdays, when I see everyone checking into the Marriott or Leela or Westin on facebook, I smile on remembering the time when we would look at the Taj Palace Hotel of Mumbai from across the street during the…

South-Indian special: Tangy Onion-Tomato chutney for Dosas and Idly!

What is a South-Indian meal without chutney? ……… and even though most of us prefer the traditional coconut chutney to accompany our Idlis and Dosas, I equally love having all the other varieties of delightful South-Indian chutneys just as much! Best thing about these Indian dips is that you can alter the taste any which way you like. Not a fan of garlic?…

Indian-style Veggie ‘Aloo tikki’ Burger!

If you go through my blog, you can see from my choice of dishes that I am not too stuck on ..ummmm….”healthy eating”. I am a huge foodie and I can wolf down an entire pizza when I am hungry. No light soups and salads for me. Bring on the burgers and hot-dogs and noodles and biryani….

Flavoursome Panchamel Dal! (A rich fusion dish of five different types of lentils)

Panchmel dal is a traditional Rajasthani lentil delicacy, i.e it originates from India’s north-west state of Rajasthan. It is basically a delicious and nutritious fusion of five different types of protein-rich lentils. ‘Panch‘ in hindi means ‘five‘ and ‘mel‘ means ‘a combination of‘. ‘Dal’ simply translates to ‘lentils’. In Rajasthan, it is most often served as…

The Ultimate Comfort food- Chicken Pot Pie!

Lately I have been brave enough to venture into the scary territory of cooking non-Indian cuisine. After my Christmas dinner (roast chicken, stuffing and baked potatoes) went well without a  disaster, I straight away knew the next dish on my agenda to try….The Classic Chicken pot pie! It’s the ultimate winter food. That creamy brothy filling…

Scrumptious Vegetable Seekh kebabs

Kebabs are usually associated with seasoned minced meat but it is not necessary that they be limited only to non-vegetarian menus. Made with the goodness of ample of vegetables, this version of seekh kebabs is a favourite at my home! Now, a tip- most of the recipes call for roasting gram flour (besan) along with…

Mumbai-special: Tasty Tomato Pilao

For many days, I was itching to try a new rice variation, other than your regular vegetable pilao, fried rice or the biryani ranges. I was scanning the internet for that perfect recipe all day and chanced upon this one about 10 minutes before I was supposed to kick-start dinner. When I read the recipe,…

Chinese-style Chicken and Vegetable soup for the soul!

“Chinese” and “Soup” – Two things in the food universe that I love!!!!!! The weather was extremely cold yesterday here in Ireland and I really wanted to make something that was steaming hot, ‘Sunday-worthy-delicious” as well as healthy, all at the same time. Something that I could enjoy in bed while watching the re-runs of ‘Modern Family’…