Snacks

Tandoori chicken is placed in a platter with a lot of greens and other vegetables

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken hold a special place in my heart. It is linked to one of my favourite uncles and the food memories that cling on to us though life moves on. ⁠ When we lived in Mumbai, this uncle visited and stayed with us now and then. He enjoyed my […]

 

Mutton Cutlets

Mutton cutlets are the luscious, golden brown discs that can bring in cheer to any meal. Honestly, this claim is true! We eat mutton cutlets with rice and daal/sambhar. It goes with rasam, curd and of course it can be eaten with gravies and stews. It is yum with bread […]

 

Gnocchi ⁠— My Way!

So what is Gnochhi? Believe me, when I first made Gnochhi, I had no clue that it is going to be a super hit. I made it for a lark, as a make-ahead breakfast, inspired by a very old cookbook gifted at my wedding, called Virtue’s Colourful Cooking. You can […]

 
A bowl of the Quinoa Chaat mixed up fpr use

Quinoa Chaat

Quinoa Chaat is a way to use the extremely healthy quinoa in a healthy Indian avataar! Quinoa is power-packed and there are numerous health benefits to including it in our meals. This is great as a healthy snack. Have it as a filling brunch. This recipe is ready in minutes […]

 
A pile of the Nutri Surprise pieces arranged on a table

Nutri Surprise Cake

Nutri Surprise Cake is a recipe I invented one casual evening when I wanted to play around with the seeds I had in my kitchen. It is soft, with the satisfaction of nuts and dry fruits in every bite. This cake is absolutely bursting with flavour and healthy ingredients! Everyone […]

 
Assembling the salad, with all ingredients around it.

Bean Sprouts Salad

Bean sprouts salad has amazing textures and is slathered in creamy and flavour-rich curd dressing. It is ideal for days when you want to feel really good about yourself and the food you eat. You know, you can wear a halo that says, “I care for myself. I eat right.” […]

 
The picture tells the story of how the pumpkin case was made. An assorted variety of shapes are seen

Wholewheat Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are so good that no one will guess that they are made of wholewheat (atta) or even they have pumpkin in them! This is a great way of getting this vitamin-A rich vegetable into your diet. I use this recipe as a make-ahead breakfast for those extra busy […]