Marble cake is made by layering vanilla cake batter and chocolate cake batter, one cake and you get to enjoy both vanilla and chocolate flavor… It was my Man’s birthday yesterday. As always I’d made a cake to celebrate the special day. On this birthday, I surprised him with Marble cake, to make it more delicious I topped the cake with swirled frosting....

It’s spicy, it’s sweet, it’s sour; you get to taste all these flavors in this chicken curry… Last weekend, I harvested a lot of tomatoes and banana peppers from my veg garden. It’s been raining a lot this Summer, I really thought that the crops would be damaged by the heavy rains. Luckily, not much damages. I love growing tomatoes as...

Chapathi and chicken stir fried together, delicious one pot meal and a great way to use up leftover chapathi… Chapathi is flattened wheat bread that is quite popular in India and is served for dinner or even breakfast along with veg or non-veg curries. The dough for making chapathi is made by kneading wheat flour and water, it doesn’t require the addition...

Chicken, carrot, mushrooms and potatoes combined with Asian sauces, made into patties and pan fried, delicious cutlets loved by everyone… Chicken or veggie cutlets are popular evening snacks in South India. Deep fried and crispy cutlets are a delightful treat to both kids and adults. The other day, while making cutlets I stepped out of my comfort zone and made...

Aromatic, flavorful and delicious chicken melt sandwich… I am wrapping up a beautiful Sunday by looking up in the sky and enjoying the beauty of  the majestic Super Moon of 2014, it’s actually 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than a regular full moon. Here is the picture of the super Moon clicked from my backyard. Woke up late, well on Sunday’s...

South Indian style Fish curry made with gun powder… Gun powder is a South Indian ground spice made by roasting dals or lentils along with whole dry red chilies, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and a few other ingredients and then ground into fine powder. This ground spice is also called Idli podi and is usually mixed with oil and served with Idli or Dosa. This...

Basil Pesto combined with ground chicken, made into patties and pan fried, the best tasting chicken patties ever… After tasting these chicken patties, I literally cannot have any other chicken patties, basil pesto made these patties taste incredibly delicious. Making basil pesto from scratch is unbelievably easy, all you have to do is combine all the ingredients...

Indo-Chinese chili gobi or cauliflower fritters stir fried in a sauce, it’s a dry dish and is delicious… My man dislikes cauliflower but he enjoys it when it’s made into chili gobi or gobi manchurian. If you are wondering what is gobi, then it’s the hindi word for cauliflower. Many Indo-Chinese vegetarian dishes can be made with cauliflower....

Making basil pesto at home is so easy and tastes better than the store bought ones… Honestly, I didn’t like the taste of basil pesto the first time I’d tried it at an Italian restaurant, it was too overwhelming for me. Hence, I didn’t care to buy or make basil pesto for an year. Then, once I’d tried pizza in which pesto was smeared...

Delicious Trifle- Vanilla cake topped with custard, fruits and nuts, finally topped with Gulab Jamun… Hope everyone had a wonderful Eid celebration with family and friends. We in deed had a great time with our friends and family. I cannot think of Eid celebration without Biryani, so I made my favorite Fried Chicken biryani (with some modifications). This time...