M&L inspired-Kung-Pao Chicken!

Heyyyylooo foodies, Can you believe that this is my first post of the new year??????? Unbelievable! I had my Semester-end exams going on, which were God-oh-God so stressing and I am glad that I am finally done with them. I have a nice 10 day break before the next sem starts and I plan to…

Aromatic Egg Biryani

As an adult, I think Biryani is my favorite Indian dish. Meat/veggies/eggs and rice are cooked separately before being layered with various elements and finally, cooked together in steam…it results in one of the most tempting and insanely delicious rice preparations ever. Seriously, if you haven’t tried Biryani until now, you are missing a lot. Biryani can…

Festive Christmas Fruit Cake- 2019!

Hello everyone! Gosh, It’s almost Christmas. It’s such a joy to see all the houses in our neighborhood as well as the ones which are on my bus route, all decked up in twinkling yellow and blue lights. The stunning trees in the windows, reindeer decorations in the lawns, Christmas carols in the shops and…

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…

Classic American breakfast: Eggs Benedict!

Well, Hellooooo! 😀 A virtual group hug to my wonderful blogging community after a looooong hiatus. Gosh, I missed being on my blog so much these past few months and it was for a good reason, I promise. I am happy to report that all this time, I have been preparing and studying to get…

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…

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…

Chinese Veggie Lo mein noodles!

As a huge lover of Chinese food, steaming hot noodles laden with vegetables do something to my foodie soul. I see them and no one can control what happens next…..I grab a plate and pile it high with a humongous stack of that deliciousness. In goes my fork….*twirl twirl twirl* and I am soon transformed…

Tantalizing Raw-Mango Rasam- An Indian lentil soup!

Rasam is a South-indian style tempered soup which is traditionally made of tomatoes and tamarind as a base, with the addition of other ingredients like lentils, seasonings and herbs. It is light on the stomach, very nutritious and is extremely tasty to go along with the simple home-cooked meal. Though there are hundreds of different…