Microwave Chocolate-Honey Spiral Cookies

We are not perfect and so some disastrous things come out of the kitchen. When it comes to baking, most of the time I end up into a mess. All thanks to Indrani, this was probably the first time I tried baking something in the microwave and they turned out great.
The crunchy and colorful looking cookies was an appealing anytime snacks for my family and friends.

Khandvi: Gujrati Snack

Khandvi is a typical Gujarati snacks. Made of chickpea flour and sour curd it is the best way to have a tasty savory without fearing about the high calorie intake.

Dahi Vada

A wholesome and heavy Sunday brunch was just the right think to end the week. Check the easy to make Dahi Vada, a non-spicy North Indian delicacy loved by all.

Prepare Phuchka (Golgappa) at home

Street food in Kolkata epitomizes the pada (neighborhood) culture. Having something at the nearest roadside vendor is not only about eating and fulfilling ones gastronomic urges, but it is also a means of having food with family, friends and sometimes even strangers. Street foods that are in vogue are phuchka, jhal muri, papri chat, muri makha, vegetable chop, and beguni, but phuchka ranks above all.

Reading time: 3min
Cooking time: 8-10min
Preparation time: 12min
Makes 20 phuchka

Egg Chow mein

Chowmein has a very special place in my hard. It is not because of that I like all kinds of Chinese cuisine but it reminds me of my school days. Chowmein, and for that matter any kind of noodles was my favorite option for the lunch break at school. Everyday when I opened my tiffin…

Harvest: The Festival of Rice: Roundup Part II

With many types of rice, it really took me long to come up with the round-up. I would like to thank Hema and Easy to Cook for sending so many recipes for the event. Please let me know if I have missed out any of your recipes. You can see the first part of roundup…

Palak in Paneer Bowl

So the guessing game was fun. Thank you all for the comments. Yes, you all have guessed it right the main ingredients were paneer (famer’s cheese) and spinach. Here goes the recipe for the yummy and delicious recipe from my mom’s kitchen. Serves 6 Ingredients: For making the paneer bowls:- Farmer’s cheese (Paneer): ½ kg…

Guess What!!!!

Hello to all my visitors. Today I am in a jolly mood, and so thought of having some fun with all  my visitors. A couple of days back, my mom cooked up something and sent the pics to me. The pics courtesy my little sister, this she told me to specifically mention on my post…

Upma

 Semolina is cooked in all over India. As its name varies from the different parts of the country, the way its preapared also varies from state to state. In the eastern parts its cooked more often as a sweet. Here in the southern part my neighbor taught me to cook it in the South Indian…

Alu Kabli

When I was young and still a school going child, my mom was very particular about my hygiene. She never used to let me have anything prepared on the streets, but that led me to break the rule and indulge having roadside food. Everyday when I used to comeback from school I used stop at…

Put in Everything Omellete

There is a always a problem with the left over vegetables of last night at my place. Neither do I feel to throw them out nor eat those just like that. Vegetable omelet was my brain child to cope up with this matter. Its a very easy to cook and ready to eat kind of…

Diwali-Diya-Daler Vada

Autumn in India is all about festivals. Every day brings in the smell of the coming festivities, the joys and the of course the food. Shopping, visting places, meeting relatives and friends,travelling, pandal hopping, worshipping the goddesses, painting the house, coloring rangolis, eating, cooking –  all comes as if in a package in this festival…

Durga Puja

Durga Puja is a very special occassion for all of us. All year through we wait to spend these 4 days with the best grandeur possible. Wait for the special recipes for the Pujas.

Non-Veggie Recipe Roundup

It was a great honour to host this event. As it was, it was the first time I had hosted any event on my blog. It really felt nice to receives lots and lots of recipes from everyone of you. I thank all to make this event a great success. So here are the recipes for the Non-veggies event rnd up.

This is in the order of how I received the recipes: