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…

Monsoon special: Piping hot ‘Butte ke Bhajiye’ (Corn fritters)

Hi there foodies!  How is everyone doing today?  At our end, the heat wave in Ireland is at its ultimate peak! We are approaching 30 degrees C and you know it’s serious when you have to use Sun-block on your skin in this particularly country. I mean, that never happens!! In India however, it seems…

Summer special: Chunky Pesto-Potato Salad!

Hi! Hi! Hiiiiiii! How is everyone??? I apologise for vanishing for a month without leaving behind a clue. Silly of me! I had actually abandoned blogging because of a very wonderful reason…my mom and my mum-in-law were both visiting us in Dublin for the past one month. So, as all of us can very well…

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…

Chunky, wholesome Minestrone Soup!

What’s the first word that pops up in your mind, when I say the word- ‘WINTER?’ For me, currently it goes…. Game of Thrones (He! He!) SOUPS!!! Man,I am so bummed out that Game of thrones season 7 is over…sigh!!! Anyway,coming back to the track…. The weather here in Ireland is getting more and more…

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…

Glossy & Flavoursome Veggie Dim Sums! (Made from scratch)

Call them Dim sums, call them Momos or call them dumplings– it’s one and the same thing! In India, we stick to the Tibetan term Momos and it is a wildly popular street-food in most cities. Here, I am using the Chinese term- ‘Dim sum’, simply as it is more universally recognized. Steamed food is…