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…

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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….

Date Palm – Tomato Chutney (Khejurer-tamatar chutney)

Childhood memories are the best. They shape our lives and stay with us all our lives. I have been privileged to live in the midst of all the cultures. My dad is a government employee and we lived in a township amidst greenery and peace. People from all the states lived together and celebrated all…

Mix Veg and Tofu Soup

Soups are so nourishing and filling. I love to consume soups in winter. And the best part about them is that they are ready quickly and get digested so fast and keep you light and active. There is no comfort bigger than wrapping yourself in a blanket and happing spoon full of soups and bites…

Nolen Gurer Payesh (Rice Pudding in Date Palm Jaggery)

I am such a fan of kheer, payesh and firni. You name it and I love it. And this is big in spite of the fact that I don’t have a strong inclination towards Indian sweets. But these milk-based puddings are an exception and I absolutely love them. Hope you have seen my Rice Firni…

Sirke wale Pyaz (Onion Pickle)

Indian food has a long list of condiments. There are countless varieties of pickles, chutneys and masalas. I love using seasonal veggies and fruits to make these.  Hope you have seen these recipes: Coriander chutney Amla-beetroot chutney Amla pickle Chilli pickle Haldi pickle So as soon as I saw those cute small sized onions in…

Grilled Tomato – Bell Pepper – Coconut Milk Soup

I am a sucker for soups made from grilled veggies. Do you love them too? My favorites are grilled Tomatoes and Basil soup, a fall special Pumpkin soup or a Sweet Potato Soup. Winter is such a lovely season. I swear by my soups in winter like I do salads in summers. They are so…

Broccoli Ki Sabzi (Broccoli Veggie)

Broccoli is such wonder veg. Love it for its unique flavor, color, and versatility. Also, it is supposed to be super veg because of it’s cancer-fighting properties and is recommended to adding it to your diet. I somehow feel there wasn’t a lot of awareness around this veg earlier in India. It was always considered…

Matar ke Chilke ke Shammi Kebabs (Pea Pod Kebabs)

This is Part 2 of my #zerowaste from the Pea Peels recipe. Hope you have had a chance to look at my Pea peels Chutney recipe as well. These are the best ways to save and make the best use of the Pea and its surprisingly fresh, crunchy and sweet peels. These Shammi kebabs are…