Spaghetti Arrabiata

I am a big fan of Italian food and love the flavors from fresh herbs. You would often see me make recipes with them. Here are some of my simple recipes with fresh herbs: Basil flavored Tomato Soup Rosemary flavored potato wedges Lemongrass flavored Thai Green curry When I found really fresh tomatoes, basil and…

Stuffed Eggplant (Bharwa Baingan)

If you have been following my blog and feed, you would know my fondness for fresh veggies and fruits. Love fresh produce and my trips to farmers markets. I had a chance to visit one such market in Sambalkha recently and was amazed by such gorgeousness and freshness. All the veggies looked so fresh and…

Kashmiri Dum Aloo (Potatoes in Yogurt Gravy)

Love how rich and diverse Indian culture is. And this diversity in culture brings in diversity in food as well. There is a big range of food and cooking styles in India. It is so different and varied across all the states in India. Did you know we have about 40,000 varieties of rice in…

Jackfruit-Quinoa Cutlets (Kathal ke cutlet)

It’s good to keep trying new things in life, isn’t it? I love experimenting with my food and making variations to keep it interesting and healthy. One such recent recipe was Jackfruit/kathal kebabs. Saw many people post pictures on Instagram and I decided to give it a try as well. I, of course, gave it…

Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles)

Don’t you love pesto? I am an absolute fan and love making multiple variations of it. Though the best one is the classic: the pine nut – basil leaves version. But there are several other versions that I make: The Avocado – Cashew Pesto Spinach – Walnut Pesto Rocket Leaves – Almond Pesto Every pesto…

Kuttu ke Aate – Kacha Kela ki Kadhi (Buckwheat flour curry)

Navratras are a festival of welcoming a new season and are celebrated twice a year. It is such a happy time of the year and brings in a special and happiness in me. There is a scientific reason behind these 9 days of fasts in the year. Elderly say that abstaining from grains allows you…

Broccoli-Spinach Almond Soup

Winter brings in the best of veggies and delicacies. I love how the markets look so colorful and gorgeous. And how food doesn’t go stale quickly. I swear by my soups in winter like I do salads in summer. Ever since mom has started growing Broccoli in her kitchen garden, I get plenty of it…

Creamy Cashew Cream Pasta

I love pasta. Think I have professed my love for pasta many a time. To be more specific, I love creamy pastas! Now that creaminess can come from a gorgeous béchamel sauce or a creamy avocado pesto cashew sauce or a plain and simple, cashew cream sauce. I recently made a vegan version of the…

Gajar Mooli ka Achar (Instant Carrot Raddish Pickle)

If you know me and have been following me and my recipes for some time, you would know my love for Pickles. Pickles were invented as a preservative. They enabled one to use seasonal vegetables around the year. The most common preservatives are oil, high salt/sugar, vinegar, etc. And humans being the inventor that they…

Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms is an edible fungus which comes in all shapes and sizes. There are so many edible varieties of mushrooms and each has a distinct flavour and smell. The most commonly available variety we find here in Delhi is of button mushrooms. These are easy to grow and cultivate and have a perfect neutral flavour….