Samosa

Sharing today the most favorite street food of India ‘ Samosa’. This is not some quick snack, or easy recipes but it is one of the delicacies and need time as well as patience. So they say ‘ “What BAKING is to the Western World (in terms of culinary arts), FRYING is to India.” The chefs or cooks…

Butter Sauteed Potatoes with Quick Onion Dip

Rainy Season is on full swing and the appetite of our bodies go down following the wet atmosphere.  The season is not best for eating heavy, or taking large meals.  Indian families have been blessed with generations of wisdom of ‘what to eat what not to eat’.   There is a conscious in our belly too,…

Dry Moong Lentils with Parantha

Long Long Time No See….. The tourist season has begun for India which means back to back Cooking Sessions along with kids schools and exams.. and what got left behind was my recipes.. But no worries.  I am catching up.  Sharing today a recipe that I did a few days back this complements the rainy…

A walk down the memory lane – Pinkcity train Cutlet

My memories are mostly filled with many different food experiences. The things that I have never been able to forget is the flavor, aromas, and experience of food that I have eaten.  Every time I want to re-experience any particular memory or time or place or people I cook what is associated with them.   Whenever…

Bread Pakora and Aloo Bonda

This is so so simple and you can prepare it no time.   When you have un-announced guests and you wish to serve a high tea this is very quick and foolproof. Ingredients for the Batter: 2 cups of Chickpea flour 1/4 tsp of asafetida (heeng) 1/2 tsp of Chilli powder 1/2 tsp of Salt 1 cup…

Cooling Rice Pheerni – Rice Pudding

Today’s recipe Pheerni is a contribution by a little budding food enthusiast Navya.  A twelve years old, she takes keen interest in trying  recipes on her own.  This is her signature recipe and she holds lot of pride in telling about it.           This is an easy way to make this beautiful,…

Sprouted Chickpeas- Chana Chaat Delight

Sprouted Chana Chaat is a great way to start your day.  Sprouts are considered to be best for us as they are super foods, highly nutritive, and are one of the most balanced diets. But be cautious all beans and legumes cannot / should not be sprouted.  Some of the night shade family like Rajma (kidney…

Sago Pearls and Peanut Croquettes -Sabudana Vadai

Sabudana Vadai is a very popular dish all over Mumbai region and all of central India but it is now a household favorite all over.  It is mostly cooked when people are fasting on auspicious days and do not eat any GRAIN particularly.   But  nowadays, it has become an all day snack and it is…

Aloo ka Parantha – potatoes stuffed Flat breads

Are you Feeling Hungry: have nothing to Cook. Try these stuffed flat-breads with boiled potatoes and my favorite spices. These breads are filling-complete nutrition and a great way to start your Hectic Day. Today I had to Cook a quick breakfast at 6 o’clock in the morning for my Homestay guest, who wanted to start…

Bread Rolls

Bread Rolls as popularly known in India is again a simple & tasty treat.  Good for times when kids are super hungry on odd times.  I do it in our Homestay Breakfast menu.  It has the favorite combination bread and potato.  This is my childhood favorite and every time I make them I enjoy them as…