Finger-licking Vegetable Biriyani

Sundays are always good food days at my house. And what dish can beat biriyani? Chicken and mutton biriyani are always scrumptious but I thought of making a vegetable biriyani today. (Also because owing to the Covid, have bid goodbye to non-vegetarian fare) This was the mood in which I began making my preparations but…

The Lockdown Soup

Yeah, you read it right. Hot, nourishing soups are supposed to be good for safeguarding oneself from the dreaded Covid. But the thing is, with the lockdown in effect, what is one supposed to make a soup with? If you are facing this problem then this soup is your answer. It goes easy on the…

Dee-lightful Doodhi Halwa or Bottle Gourd Sweet

I adore halwas, especially those made at home. Sitting down with a bowl of piping hot halwa with a good book to read..bliss! Doodhi halwa is yummy and healthy being full of the good old bottle gourd. Its the easiest and most delicious way to have doodhi, if you ask me. Of course, it is…

Tangy Quinoa Fried Rice

Sometimes, it seems you can’t make anything nice without using rice! And rice is so white, so fluffy, so yummy, soo fattening 😦 I can do without rice all right but I do love all the lovely rice delicacies.. fried rice, pulao, biriyani!!! Recently, I have discovered that I quite like quinoa and that it…

Samosa Chaat

I love samosas. The crunchy exterior and the yummy potato filling inside..what’s not to like! But some times you are left with a few samosas lying around..everyone simply refuses to have just have another one. So, what do you do? Throw them away or give it to your maid? There is a third delicious alternative….

Creamy Veggies Pasta (sans flour)

Ingredients: 250 gms boiled pasta of your choice 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, grated 1 capsicum, cut into long, thin slices ½ cup boiled corn 2 tablespoon black olives 1 green chilli or 1 teaspoon black pepper powder 5-6 pods of chopped garlic or 2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 tablespoon…

Naan Sandwich

This is an old, old favourite. As a little girl, this was the one treat which I always demanded. This sandwich uses naan, a kind of bread made with refined flour (yikes!) with a peculiar, yummy, unique flavour. I remember tagging along with my dad to Bohri Mohalla in Mumbai and sitting down in a…

Delish Cottage Cheese Sizzler

I can have sizzlers every week and still never get tired of them. Who can say no to the delectable combination of rice, noodles, vegetables, chicken and fries! Drizzle some spicy sauce and I for one am in my happy place 😊 But one can’t really eat out that much, even if it’s a sizzler…

A Nutty Affair

This is an old family recipe. Try this recipe, when you are short of time and there is nothing much to cook at home but you are determined to still have something home cooked! This recipe is healthy and also quite tasty. And its versatile, you can use it in so many different ways. As…