Chicken seasoned with aromatic spices, pan fried and cooked in a rich and delicious coconut tamarind sauce, absolutely divine… I’ve been obsessed with someone lately, guess who??? If you guessed-my Man then you got it wrong. What I’ve towards my Man is beyond obsession, and I lack words to explain that feeling so let’s leave that topic for...

Murukku is a South Indian crunchy snack, by adding beetroot puree it got colorful and tasted great… Diwali is around the corner and my FB news feed has been bombarded with pictures of Diwali snacks posted by my fellow food bloggers, celebrity Indian chefs and other food enthusiasts. I love all kinds of Indian sweets and snacks, especially burfis, pedas and...

Homemade strawberry sauce, it’s easy to make and tastes yummy… I cannot resist strawberries, they are very dear to me. I fall for anything with a hint of strawberries in it. And, I always have strawberries stored in my refrigerator. A bowl of strawberries when placed as a centrepiece enhances the whole dining table setting. Who can possibly resist strawberries...

Protein rich chicken and red lentil curry… While making a healthy chicken curry, I like to add either veggies or lentils which will also make it a nutritious dish. I always have a soft corner for chick peas and red lentils, I tend to add them to most of my non-veg and veg dishes. One of my favorite chicken curries is this one, red lentils are added along with...

Chicken stuffed semolina (rava) puttu or steamed semolina… Puttu or steamed rice cake is a South Indian delicacy served for breakfast along with either sweet or savoury curries. Traditionally, puttu is made with wetted rice flour, but these days I’m seeing puttu being made with other ingredients like oats, semolina, wheat flour, ragi or millet flour,...

  The most delicious Gulab jamuns made with khoya/mawa or solidified milk… Hope everyone had a wonderful Eid al-Adha celebration with family and friends. For me Eid is all about connecting and reconnecting with people. On Eid day, I make sure to call most of my family members and chat with them. Being a huge chatter box I can just go on and on till the phone...

Aromatic soup infused with Thai flavors, great to sip on a cold day… Summer has faded, leaves have started to fall, the weather is getting crispy, Fall is here…The transition from Summer to Fall always make me feel sick. Woke up this morning sick and it was tylenol that kept me going for the whole day. In the evening, I just wanted to sip a bowl of my...

Quick and easy barfi made effortlessly in the microwave, in less than 10 minutes you will enjoy these delicious milk and chocolate flavored barfi… Barfi is a sweet that’s quite popular in India and is served during special occasions and festivals. There are so many different kinds of barfi, it can be made with condensed milk, khoya (milk solids), gram...

Protein rich chick peas are mashed and stuffed into parathas, nutritious and delicious parathas… I love stuffed parathas, believe me I’ve made so many varieties of parathas: Tuna paratha, Beef paratha, Spinach paratha and Potato or Aloo paratha. I loved all of them, it was just delicious when had with raita or yogurt. So the other day, while thinking...

Aromatic oven roasted potatoes… One of my favorite root vegetables is potato and on days when I don’t cook any meat I make sure to prepare a potato dish. Btw, who doesn’t like potatoes??? Can we possibly say No to French fries and Potato chips??? There are a million ways of cooking potatoes, such a friendly and versatile vegetable: bake ‘em,...