RasMalai

Rasmalai is my favorite Indian sweet. As a kid I wasn’t very fond of sweets but Rasmalai was my absolute favorite. Moving to United States, I don’t get to eat it too often. Other day I was craving for Rasmalai and missing India…Lol..!! So thought to make it at home. It turned out to be…

Chocolate Truffle Cake

My husband is a huge fan of chocolate, especially chocolate cake. He always wants little piece of chocolate after his meal which is pretty much always. he is more of a dark chocolate fan rather than milk or semi sweet chocolate. So it was our anniversary and wanted to bake a cake for him. I…

Nankhatai (Indian Shortbread Cookies)

Nankhatai is an Indian shortbread flavored with cardamom and vanilla will just melt away in your mouth. Nankhatai are very popular during the festive season. It is a popular Indian biscuit (cookie) which is made in ghee (clarified butter) flavored with cardamom  and it is eggless. Everyone has their own way of baking Nankhatai. Some…

Amritsari Kulchas with Pindi Chole

Amritsari Kulcha, hearing its name my mouth starts watering and I am sure yours too. Its one of the famous dishes of Amritsar, Punjab ( India). Though, I have never been to Amritsar but had it in Jaipur Rajasthan (India)  for the first time. Kulchas are Indian flat breads which are similar to naans. Amritsari…

Almond Biscotti

It’s almost holiday time!! That means it’s cookie and some baking time! Baking smell coming from neighborhood makes me do more of baking. 🙂 I have baked many cookies but never Biscotti before but  have eaten it at coffee shops or else have bought from store. So this time thought to bake some Biscotti’s this…

Sevai Kheer

Sevai or Vermicelli  Kheer, is a traditional popular Indian dessert made up of fried vermicelli, milk and sugar. Sevai kheer is delicious and very easy to prepare. You can prepare this recipe in 30 minutes. Sevai Kheer is prepared in many ways and I will sharing the method I like and my mother cooks it…

Instant Besan Khaman Dhokla

With this easy step by step recipe of instant Besan Khaman Dhokla in less than 5 minutes and you do not need to prepare batter 8 or 12 hours in advance. The secret of its sponginess lies in popular Eno Salt. It is so easy to make, you can even prepare this for snacks for…

Avocado, Cucumber, Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a delicious Italian appetizer originally made from fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic drizzled with oil and vinegar. Avocado, Cucumber, Tomato and Basil Bruschetta is a quick and easy recipe made from simple ingredients. The right type of bread and tomatoes plays an important role in the making of this dish.  For best results, use…

Mix Green Salad with Corn and walnuts

For salad lovers like me a green salad with corn, mixed bell peppers, walnuts is always a treat. I came up with this recipe when I had a similar one in a restaurant. I made my own version of the salad, and here it is for all of you. It is a low carb, gluten…

Paneer Jalfrezi

Hi, Hope you all doing great.!!  Got little late in sharing my new post. Today I will be sharing a  recipe of dish which I cooked on Saturday. As it was a weekend I didn’t wanted to cook much for lunch and even my grocery shopping was pending, so didn’t had much vegetables and other…

Methi Malai Matar

During winter season, when fresh methi leaves arrives in the markets,  one can’t  resist oneself eating “Methi Parantha”.  From methi leaves you can make aloo methi, dal methi, muthiya(maharashtrian snack item) , theplas etc. One of the many Methi dishes my favourite is Methi Malai Matar. I have soo many memories from my childhood associated…

Veg. Kolhapuri

Vegetable kolhapuri is a mixed veg curry. It is a popular dish of maharashtrian cuisine and is often found in almost all north Indian restaurants . Lets talk about it’s background and derivation, Kolhapur is famous for red hot chillies and this dish has the taste of kolhapuri chillies which makes it so tasty. Veg….