Beetroot juice is in deed a super food… Such a vibrant root vegetable packed with all amazing nutrients, vitamins, minerals and a lot more. Raw beetroot does have an intense earthy flavor, some people cannot stand that taste. Cooking the beetroot helps to remove most of the earthy flavor from it. However, eating the raw beetroot or drinking the juice can benefit...

My favorite among ladoos, made with ground split dalias… One of the sweets that I used to have a lot as a kid was this Maladu. I would get this from the nearby store and would finish one whole packet which had about 8 ladoos in just one sitting. I love the taste of the ground split dalai and the smooth, melt into the mouth texture of this maladu. Split dalias...

Popular Gujarati savory snack… After I’d tried Dhokla, my next to-do Gujarati dish was Khandvi. Both dhokla and khandvi are prepared using similar ingredients. For making dhokla, the fermented batter is steam cooked and is cut into squares. While for khandvi, the batter is cooked till it thickens, the cooked batter is spread over greased plates into thin...

King fish cooked in coconut milk… I’ve already posted many South Indian recipes for making fish curries. In South India, fish being one of the staple foods can be cooked in different ways, in fact each district in Kerala has their own signature ways of making fish. Fish curries can be made with grated coconut or coconut milk or without adding it. In my...

1 minute microwaved poached egg… If you love poached eggs, you will love this method. Making poached eggs in the traditional way can take a few minutes, sometimes it can also go wrong. So, this microwave method is no muss no fuss one. All you have to do is fill 3/4 of a mug with water, crack the egg directly into the water and microwave it for a minute. Voila,...

It takes a while to get over with the taste of this soup… Had it not been for the freezing Winter, I wouldn’t have enjoyed soups. In Winter, on a lazy cold day I love to sip a warm delicious soup and cuddle up in the couch watching my favorite TV shows. I had a long day today so making a hearty soup was the only choice I had. I love Mexican cuisine and...

Absolutely delicious and refreshing biryani… Goat meat is known as mutton in India, mutton is more popular than lamb there. However, in North America lamb is more popular, it’s very hard to find really good mutton over here. Well, I am not a huge fan of mutton and lamb, I don’t like the smell that is imparted from the meat. For this reason, I seldom...

Instant guilt free relief to cake cravings… Remember my 1¬†minute microwaved chocolate cake in a mug??? It’s a winner! I’ve received so many good feedbacks from my readers and my Man has been a great fan of that recipe. He loves the fact that it’s made in a mug and can be made effortlessly. Whenever he gets the craving for cake and want to...

Perfect soup to sip on a cold day or flu day… Rasam is a popular dish in South India. It has a soup constituency and is usually poured over rice and combined well and eaten. It can also be served as a soup. It’s spicy, tangy and is very good for digestion and cold. In some South Indian family, rasam is so unavoidable that they have it on daily basis....

A North Indian Vegetarian delicacy… Two of my favorite veggies: spinach and potato got married into one dish. This is in deed a healthy and a pleasing dish. The fleshy potatoes gives a meat feeling and the pureed spinach enhances the taste and the flavor of this dish. This is one of the popular vegetarian dishes in North India. You could replace the potatoes...