Khara Pongal (Venn Pongal)

Pongal is also the name of a popular dish from Tamil Nadu and also a multi-day festival which starts from Sakranti in January (usually on the 14th or 15th). There are specific dishes reserved for different days of the festivities. There are multiple sweet (Sakkarai Pongal) and savory Pongal variations available but my favorite out…

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Winter Special Kadhi

Some recipes have a lot of variations and are super versatile. Like pasta from Italy and sandwiches from the UK can be made with endless variations; one such dish from India is our own Kadhi. People from Rajasthan make a different flavor than Punjabis which varies from Gujaratis which in turn differs from Sindhis. I…

Garhwali Kulthi ka Soup (Horse gram Lentil Soup)

Winters are all about healthy soups and eating tonnes of fresh veggies. All my recipes become veggie laden during winters be it my breakfast options like poha, vermicelli or upma or my lunch salad options or my dinner soup options. I like to add multiple veggies in my meals every day. I recently read in…

Eggless Christmas Butter Cookies

Christmas is all about cakes, cookies, muffins, and gifts, isn’t it? It is a truly indulgent holiday where everyone spends time with their near and dear ones and enjoys with elaborate meals and have a merry time. I too get into the festive fever which starts with decorating the Christmas Tree which is one of…

Vegetable Harira Soup

With all the soup recipes on my blog and Instagram channel, you might know I am officially a soup aficionado. Love those warm and comforting bowls during winters and the best thing about them is that they are so easy to make and nourishing at the same time. I am a big fan of one-pot…

Ragi Chocolate Brownies with Salty Caramel Sauce

Christmas is around the corner and I can’t help but feel super excited about it. I am a die-hard fan of all the fun and festivities, decorating the Christmas tree, wrapping gifts, baking cookies and chocolates and of course making mulled wine. It isn’t Christmas if not for this. I have gotten into a full-blown…

Litti Chokha

Cuisines in India are as unique as they can get and I absolutely love that about it. Some of them have received their due and are fairly famous but some of them are underrated. I always feel that one such cuisine from the eastern state of Bihar. The cuisine is simple, healthy and so flavorful…

Sri Lankan Lentil & Coconut Soup

Winter brings in a delightful array of comforting recipes and an abundance of fresh veggies. I absolutely love having all the gorgeous greens, radiant reds and what not in the markets. Soups are one such winter essential and are a staple in my household. We all love a good soup and have our favorites. There…

Water Chestnut (Singhada) Thai Salad

Water chestnut is an amazing tuber vegetable native to South East Asia and is predominantly found in marshes and ponds. They are an amazing source of anti-oxidants and have proven to lower the risk of stress related diseases like blood pressure, Type II Diabetes, cancer and more. Due to a high amount of fiber and…

Kashmiri Pulao

India is a diverse country. It is rich in culture and cuisines. There is a famous Hindi saying – ‘Kos kos pe paddle baani, chaar kos pe paani’ which literally translates into ‘taste of water changes at every corner and people’s dialect changes at every 4 corners’. That is so true about India. Talking about…