Khichdi – Rice Lentil Medley

Above is a image that is so common in Indian Kitchens that anyone can know what is going to cook now. The usual mixture of lentil and rice can create as many dishes as there are number of kitchens in the country. The blend is a perfect balance (not necessarily the same lentil everytime), it…

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…

Masala Cheese Toasties

This is a regular in the all day menu for guests at our B&B. Whenever a guest is hungry, any time of the day or late night check in, one thing they always order is Masala Cheese toasties. One of my guest Tricia fondly named it as ‘Payal’s cheese toasties’ and still remembers me whenever…

Mathri -the Indian Cookies

Just sharing what we did when an unannounced guest arrived for home visit. Well, in India you can’t let your guest go without serving any meals. So afternoon called for a chai and hot snacks. The quickest thing is Mathri. I will share a recipe soon. But believe me it is super duper Easy.😁 Small…

Shahi Tukda-Sweet Bread dish

Do these pictures look like a dish to anyone.!!  WELL Well well yes it is what it seems like— deep fried bread pieces.  What is not visible here, is the sugar syrup. Yes this is again another super duper easy quickest sweet dish.   In the recipe books it is called Shahi Tukda ,  though this…