Colocasia Rolls 

Colocasia leaves also known as Taro leaves or Arbi in Hindi is native to southeastern Asia and Indian subcontinent.  This recipe of Colocasia Rolls popularly known as ‘Patra’ hails from the western state of Gujarat in India.  Its a dish that is slightly time consuming but worth all the effort. Time Taken: Prep. Time –…

Paneer Wrap

Paneer i.e Cottage Cheese can be used to make a variety of tasty dishes. Another added bonus is that its high in protein.  Using non-stick cookware, grilling the Paneer or cooking it in a microwave are all great and healthy options to cook Paneer instead of deep frying it.  This Paneer Wrap dish is perfect…

South Indian Style Curd Rice

Curd Rice has always been a great comfort food for me. Its a dish that’s easy to cook and super fulfilling. The beauty of this dish lies in it’s simplicity.  Time Taken: Prep. Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 5 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup cooked or leftover rice 1 to 1½ cup thick yoghurt…

Shrimp Fry

You don’t always need a wide array of ingredients to create a great dish. You just need a few right ones. This easy peasy lemon queasy Shrimp Fry is one such simple dish that requires just a handful of ingredients.  Time Taken: Prep. Time: 30-45 mins Cooking Time: 5-7 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients: 200-250 gms…

Baby Corn, Capsicum & Scrambled Egg Veggie

Eggs are super versatile. Use it in a dessert or have it scrambled, fried, soft boiled, hard boiled, pickled or as omelette, they taste great in every form.  I love using eggs with vegetables. They just tend to elevate the dish, just like the one I am sharing with you now. Time Taken: Prep. Time:…

Paneer Tikka Fry

Paneer i.e Cottage Cheese is loved by most Indians. You will find various versions and variety of dishes made out of Paneer in Indian restaurants and homes. Paneer is basically a type of cheese that is bland in taste but that’s what makes it versatile. It can be used in both savoury and sweet dishes. …

Vermicelli Pudding

Vermicelli Pudding is a popular sweet dish in India made especially during celebrations and festivities. But it is so lipsmackingly delicious, you don’t need a special occasion or excuse to savour it.  Ingredients: 250 gms broken Vermicelli 500 ml milk 2 tbsp clarified butter 3-4 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 8-10 chopped almonds 7-8…

Durum Wheat Penne Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

Who doesn’t love Pasta? Its my all time favourite go-to meal.  I recently experimented with Durum Wheat Pasta which is a very hard wheat but high in protein and gluten-rich. Its much healthier than whole wheat pasta. This pasta recipe is simple, easy to make and utterly delicious. Ingredients: 250 gms Durum Wheat Pasta 1…

Chicken 65

I absolutely love Chicken. Be it grilled or fried or in a gravy, chicken is so finger-licking good.  But every thing fried tastes 10 times better. Chicken 65 is one such very popular starter that is available in most non-veg restaurants in India. Chicken 65 was a dish introduced in 1965 at the Buhari Hotel…

Lemon Rice

Leftover rice? Don’t know what to do with it? Here’s a solution.  Just make South-Indian style Lemon rice out of it.  Ingredients: 2-3 cups cooked rice  1.5 to 2 tbsp lemon juice or add as required 1 tsp mustard seeds  1 tsp split black gram  1 tsp split chickpeas 2 dry red chilies 1 to 2…

Fried Cauliflower Florets

A Cauliflower dish may sound unappealing and boring. But when made in an interesting way, even a Cauliflower dish can blow your mind and tingle your tastebuds and make you crave for more. Cauliflower is a bland veggie with no distinctive taste. So its important to make it edible and lipsmackingly yummy with the appropriate…

Stuffed Bottle Gourd Curry

Bottle Gourd seems a very uninteresting vegetable. But its very versatile when used well. It can be used in sweet as well as savoury items. This recipe gives Bottle Gourd a tangy and spicy twist.  Ingredients: For stuffing Bottle gourd – 1 Large Chickpea flour – 1 cup Salt to taste Sugar – 1 tsp…