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…

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…

Traditional Indian dessert- Gulab Jamuns (Soft, spongy dumplings soaked in sugary syrup!)

  Gulab jamun is easily the most beloved dessert of India! Be it Diwali or Holi, birthdays, anniversaries or any celebration, this sweet-dish is made for almost every festive occasion, in most of the Indian households. With Holi just round the corner, this is the perfect, easy recipe to try this week! Gulab jamuns are spongy, ‘melt in the mouth’ round dumplings, smothered in…

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…