Easy Soya Nuggets Vegetarian Biryani

Biryani – the mouth watering flavors in the comfort of your kitchen is everyone’s dream. It doesn’t matter if you are a vegan or vegetarian, you can still enjoy flavors of biryani with my recipe. Previously I have tried a few times a Jackfruit Biryani . But recently, I have been cooking an easy-to-do biryani…

Stuffed Aubergine Okra -Bharwan Bhindi aur Baingan

This is a favorite of our  Cooking Classes guests during the months from March to September when Okra and baby aubergines are abundant in the market.  It is an easy recipe, looks spectacular and tastes yum.  I love serving it with aYellow Daal (like moong or masoor) and Rice.  It adorns beautifully in a thali.  So…

Chana Daal Khichdi

Chane ki Daal Ki Khichdi Split Chickpeas and Basmati long grain rice simmered together with whole spices.  This version of Khichdi is inspired from an old cookbook of my maternal grandmother.  The original process was quite cumbersome and the amount of spices was way to much for today’s taste.   The recipe is vegan and complete…

Lauki Ka Halwa-Bottle Gourd Halwa

As every new thing has to start with sweet, hence the first recipe has to be a Mithai- a dessert. The following recipe we do in our classes most often as it is made with a all season vegetable called Bottle Gourd -Lauki. This green long courgette style vegetable is sold in all over India….

Kitchen Essentials

Before starting to cook there should be a general understanding about a kitchen and its essentials.  Kitchens are an integral part of a habitat and little knowledge about how to set up a small cooking unit in your home would make things simpler.  It is a basic life skill, as it caters to your day to day needs.  So,…