Indori Style ‘Bana hua Baked Samosa’!

So firstly, what does ‘Indori’ mean? Well, this word is used to address people like me who belong to a quirky little town in central India called Indore. My lovely, lovely hometown Indore!! So if you are from Indore, or even anywhere from the state of M.P in general, you will be very familiar with…

Celebrating 800 Followers with Indian Motichoor Laddoo!

800 FOLLOWERS!!!!! Gosh, I can’t believe it!! In my mind, I keep on hearing the conversation between hubby and me before I started afoodiehousewife…. Hubby- “You do so much of baking and stuff….why don’t you start a food blog? So many people are doing that nowdays.” Me- “Ho Ho! Who on earth will be interested…

Festive delight: Rich & Creamy Rabri, done two ways!

Every August, I desperately wait for the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, when we bring the idol of Lord Ganesha home for ten days of colorful festivities. Of all the Indian Gods, I just adore our elephant-headed Lord Ganesha for one prime reason- like me, he is a big foodie! Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated in India, during…

Independence Day Special: Tricolor Bundt Cake!

15th August this year marks 70 years of India being an Independent Nation! Whenever I think about 15th August, my mind always transports me back to my school days, where loudspeakers used to appear only for a day, blaring loudly with the patriotic Hindi songs. We would clap during the flag-hoisting and then yawn through…

Favorite Meaty Street-food- Tangy & Spicy Chilly Chicken!

We Indians have a different version of ‘Chinese’ that apparently first originated in the vibrant city of Kolkata. It’s called as – “Indo-chinese” cuisine! So, outside of India, if a newly-migrated Indian tells you that they are extremely fond of Chinese food, you can safely assume that they are not talking about your traditional Chinese…

Kutchi Dabeli: Spicy Indian Street-food item, a gift from Gujarat!

Dabeli is a very popular Indian street-food item which originated in the state of Gujarat, in a place called Kutch. Hence the name, Kutchi Dabeli. Even though it was first introduced in Gujarat, Dabeli is wildly enjoyed across India, especially in Maharashtrian cities of Mumbai and Pune. Funnily, I had never tasted Dabeli in my […]

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…

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?…