Eureka Paneer Tikka Puffs!

Hello world, How is everyone doing in this real-life sci-fi movie that we seem to be living in nowadays? It just seems so surreal that the whole world has come to an abrupt stand-still. So many have perished already to this deadly epidemic that came out of nowhere and worst still, we have no idea…

Festive delights: Tempting Samosas!

India is a land of many festivals. Back home, as Holi or Diwali approaches, air seems heavy with festive anticipation. One of the major festivals of Hinduism, Holi spiritually signifies the victory of good over evil and hope over despair. It is also referred to as “Festival of Spring” or “Festival of colors”. Holi is celebrated as…

The Best Winter-Special Minestrone soup!

Hello Foodies, I hope that weather at your end of the world is nicer than ours, because here in Ireland, winter is far from over. Every time it seems that the days are getting warmer, we are hit by another cold wave and freezing winds which tell us otherwise. The silver lining is that the…

Indian-classic: Bharwa-Bhindi (Spice-stuffed Okra)

I have been living outside India for many years now. One of the most annoying things that I still struggle to date is – calling Bhindi as ‘Okra’, as opposed to ‘Lady-fingers’ which we have grown up calling it back home. I remember the first time I asked for ‘Lady-fingers’ at a vegetable shop in…

North-India classic: Amritsari Chhole-Kulche!

I just loved this week’s theme for our #FoodieMonday #Bloghop group, suggested by our Marathi Mulgi Poonam (who blogs at Annapoorna) – INDIAN-FLATBREADS! If you google the list of Indian-flatbreads made across our country, you will be amazed to see the sheer number and variety of the way one can make bread. I am an…

Improvised Onam-special Thali!

‘Thali’ system is a quite a popular system of dining in South-Indian restaurants of India. Each individual is served a huge variety of dishes in a large plate each, all at the same time. The dishes vary from savory to sweet, from dry to curries, from rice to idlis and dosas, from beverages to snacks…

Instant ‘Peda’- An Indian festive treat!

Hi Foodies! The other day I noticed that its been long since I put up a dessert recipe on my blog..let alone, an Indian dessert recipe! The festive season in India is about to begin and we are always miserable and highly nostalgic remembering home during these days.  The number of years that pass haven’t made it…

Loaded twice-baked Potatoes

Is it just me…or nowadays everything is gluten-free, vegan, soy-based,oil-free or low fat?? No judgement on anyone’s lifestyle of course! God knows that I need the discipline of controlling my dietary habits the most, but at times, seeing salads and smoothies and fat-free foods on my Insta feed for days at end gets to me….

Ultimate Mexican Tomato Salsa

Ola!! A comforting and delicious platter of tangy Tomato Salsa and chips is such a versatile dish. From Birthday parties to Movies, from dinner parties to Bar food, it is THE. PERFECT. food to serve! I know that many foodies love their nachos with cheese, but I am a tad bit partial to having them…

Hot & Crispy Veggie Spring Rolls

What is your most favorite starter listed in your local Chinese restaurant’s menu card? If your answer is not Spring rolls/Egg rolls, then sorry….wrong answer. Who can skip ordering Spring rolls when ordering Chinese food? They are soooo good. Flavourful filling of vegetables, noodles and if you wish, meat…wrapped in a crispy, crackly skin.. fried…