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...

Marie biscuits, vanilla pudding and fruits are layered in a bowl, easy to make and delicious dessert for everyone to enjoy… While growing up, one of the puddings made by my mom is biscuit pudding. Marie biscuits are widely popular in India and are served with tea in the evening. Marie biscuits are not eaten just as it is, they are dipped in the tea and are...

Orzo pasta, chicken and Asian flavours in one plate, it’s a delicious one pot meal… On a busy day or on a lazy day or on any day, a plate of quick fix pasta tastes delicious. Just like noodles, pasta has been a true blessing many a time. In the pasta family, I have a soft corner towards orzo pasta; they resemble to rice, looks cute, cooks fast and tastes...

Shrimp marinated in a cilantro marinade and grilled till browned… This Summer, I didn’t do much grilling and the thought that Summer is going to end soon tempted me to grill more. Everything tastes better when grilled. So, the other day I threw some shrimp on the grill. I made a simple cilantro marinade and marinated the shrimp for a few hours, inserted...

Pistachios and saffron made into a pudding; melt into the mouth and yummlicious pudding… I think I’ve mentioned a million times over here that I am obsessed with saffron. Oh my, the aroma and the taste of saffron is just addictive and anything with a hint of saffron is heaven for me. For that reason, I love to make anything that calls for saffron or tend...

Chicken masala wrapped in a dough, made into a gift box and fried till crispy, perfect snack to munch on… The recipe for making the meat box with beef was shared by one of my readers last year, here is the recipe: meat box recipe. The recipe resembles to making samosa. However, I was impressed by how it’s made into a gift box and then fried. If you want...

Banana peppers or Mulagu bhaji stuffed with chicken masala, perfect evening snack on a rainy day… It’s hard to believe it’s Summer, the rain that started in Spring hasn’t slowed down yet. We’ve been getting rain at least twice a week, no complaints whatsoever as I’m enjoying rain like never before. I used to dislike rain as the...

The nutty and sweet figs along with the refreshing orange zest, and flax seeds as the egg replacer; a truly vegan and delicious cake.. Even though I buy figs quite often, this was the first time I cooked with it. Usually, I just enjoy the dried figs as it is. My intention was to try the flaxseed egg replacer in a cake and hence I tried baking this cake. Dried figs...