Hot & Saucy Veg. Lollipops!

Today’s recipe is very, very close to my heart. In all our lives, there are some foods that are extremely nostalgic to us! Maybe it’s the ‘vada-pao’ from that vendor who sat across the street from your college, where you used to spend all your breaks with your friends….or maybe it’s that simple tomato and…

Fusion Fiesta: Fiery & Loaded Baked Schezwan Nachos

My first encounter with nachos dates back to the time when the first PVR theater opened up in my small, lovely town Indore. I do not remember the movie I had gone to watch, but I do remember the scrawny guy at the snack counter saying- “We have Samosa and we have Nachos” I did not…

Cheesylicious Pizza Bites!

I am the biggest fan of all things cheesy, yummy and ‘unhealthy’. Why oh why, do the best things in the world have to be so fattening?? Sob! Sob! I love the Domino’s cheesy dough-balls sooo much. Each time we order a pizza, hubby begs me to order another appetizer for a change but till…

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…

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?…

Gorgeous & Delicious Hasselback Potatoes!

For a chubby girl who perpetually struggles to keep her weight under check, I do have a hard time staying away from potatoes. I mean, who doesn’t love them? I cook potatoes in some form or the other, atleast 3 times a week. Hubby too worships them and thus, it is safe to say that this is…

Domino’s style Cheesy Garlic Bread-sticks…made from scratch!

So, firstly… when I say Domino’s style here, I mean Domino’s India style. I have been living abroad for almost four years now and even though we swear by Domino’s as far is pizza is concerned, I have not yet seen our beloved childhood food obsession i.e Domino’s Garlic bread sticks in either UK or…

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…