• March 26, 2022

CHICKEN NOODLE CASSEROLE

Chicken noodle casserole is an old-fashioned dish that my family loves! My family loves a good casserole and this one is definitely a favorite. I’ve made this dish using chicken and turkey and we love it both ways. I believe this recipe makes the perfect weeknight dinner. I’ve also taken it to numerous potlucks and…

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EASY STRAWBERRY COCONUT CAKE

This easy strawberry coconut cake is a great dessert for Easter, Mother’s Day, etc. It starts with a simple cake mix, we dress it up a bit, and let me tell you…it’s delicious! The strawberry and coconut really compliment each other. Plus, it’s a great spring/summer dessert. When I serve this cake for a holiday…

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Kokum Coconut Kadhi

[embedded content] Kokum Coconut Kadhi To make Kokum Coconut Kadhi, we have to know what is Kokum. Kokum is a fruit used as a souring agent in many parts of India and it is mellow in taste compared to tamarind. For me, how it can be a kadhi without besan? So, this Kokum Coconut Kadhi…

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Missa Paratha

[embedded content] Missa Paratha (Kala Chana Paratha Roti) Missa paratha is a traditional North Indian bread. At our house, this recipe was a staple. Adding spices to the dough makes these parathas very enjoyable. Missa Paratha is often mistaken by besan ka paratha. Missa atta (flour) is made with whole gram with the skin on…

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Banaras Tamatar Ki Chaat

[embedded content] Banaras Tamatar ki Chaat Tamatar ki Chaat is a popular street chaat from Banaras. This vegan and gluten free tomato chaat is a unique dish that bursts with flavor. It is made with a delectable combination of tomatoes, potatoes, nuts, spices and drizzled with a spicy sugar syrup. I ate this chaat almost…

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Moong Dal Halwa (vegan)

[embedded content] Moong Dal Halwa (vegan) Moong Dal Halwa is a delicious and festive sweet from North India. It is a rich, creamy pudding-like dessert. I like Moong Dal Halwa, but it is a long process and for me stirring the halwa was becoming difficult. While trying to make the process easy I also decided…

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Healthy Chickpea And Tofu Salad

[embedded content] Healthy Chickpea And Tofu Salad Chickpea and tofu salad is a new favorite in our family. It is both heart healthy and delicious. It’s packed with plant protein and fiber and is also a great option for those who are vegan and gluten free. These days everyone in my family is eating clean…

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Sweet Potato Chaat (Shakarkandi)

[embedded content] Sweet Potato Chaat, Shakarkandi I have been wanting to make a sweet potato chaat (Shakarkandi Chaat) for some time now. It’s a savory and flavorful chaat, which also happens to be a very popular Delhi street food. I have tried to make this recipe many times but never quite perfected it! Last weekend…

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Sweet and Sour Spicy Karela (Bitter Melon )

[embedded content] Sweet and Sour Spicy Karela, Bitter Melon Karela, also known as bitter melon. Sweet and Sour Karela has a very unique taste. This dish is a combination of all the flavor in one, it is spicy, sweet, sour, and bitterness of the Karela. That is what make this recipe very unique. Karela, (Bitter…

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Chocolate Pudding

[embedded content] Chocolate Pudding Chocolate Pudding is a simple and delightful dessert. My son is on a vegan diet and one day he mentioned he was craving a dessert like a chocolate pudding or mousse. I think he was giving me a not-so-subtle hint that he wanted me to experiment with this! I decided to…

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