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…

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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…

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…

Matar ki Kachori

Peas are such a delightful veggie. Love their sweetness and crunch. They add a great dimension to any food you add them to. They are also a no-waste veg. You could use their pods in as many ways as you may use its seeds themselves. Hopefully, you have seen my pea pod chutney and Shammi…

Instant Amla Achar (Gooseberry Pickle)

Do you love Amla/Gooseberries? They are a wonderful fruit, so full of goodness. It helps your hair growth, eyesight, skin, bowel, heart and even helps in weight loss. It is also known for its anti-ageing capabilities. Because of so many qualities, I am always finding innovative ways of adding this wonder berry in my diet….

Gazzak/Gur Chikki (Jaggery and Nuts Barks)

Winter brings in many many joys and eating as much as you can is one of them. Think I have professed my love for winters numerous times and I need not get into raving about it again. J Another winter favorite is Gazzak. It is also called Gur Patti or Chikki. I love making various…

Matar ke Chikle ki Chutney (Pea Peels Chutney)

Peas chutney is such a simple recipe from leftovers. It is a perfect way to use the young pods that come in winters. The pods are sweet and crunchy plus they have a higher fibre content than the peas themselves. So when my father bought some beautiful green peas, I decided to make this tasty…

Sarson ka Saag (Mustard Leaf Veg)

Makki di Roti and sarson da saag is a match made in heaven. This is the most commonly prepared lunch in Punjabi households in winter due to the abundance of green leafy vegetables. It is also enjoyed throughout Haryana and Himachal as well. This has become such a popular dish today, that it is easily…

Beetroot-Gooseberry-Mint Chutney

Winter is coming and bring the joy of fresh veggies, berries among other things. An abundance of greens means there is so much room for chutneys, instant pickles, and other condiments. This is my perfect condiment to spice up your average meals in winters. If you are a big beet fan like me, then do…