Turn beetroot into a delicious sweet… Burfi is a sugar based Indian sweet, there are different variations of burfi and can be made with several ingredients. I had made burfi with carrot before, so this time I went with beetroot. My man frowned when I told him this was made with beetroot, he took a tiny bite did a taste test and then he gobbled up. It was pretty...

Happy Diwali! Here is a collection of sweets and snacks you can make in your kitchen effortlessly… Easy Oats Ladoo or Oats and Walnuts Rolls Oats Dates and Walnuts Rolls- Healthy Oats Rolls Boondi Ladoo Recipe – Laddu or Ladoo Recipe Beetroot Murukku – South Indian Crunchy Snack Easy Microwave Barfi Recipe- Khoya- Mawa Barfi Recipe Maladu Recipe –...

Whole spices roasted and ground to a paste and cooked with beef, aromatic and delicious… Poori Recipe, click here Cooking Video   ...

  Pan fried tuna coated with an aromatic Asian glaze… My plan was to make seared tuna, last minute plan changes and I went ahead and pan fried it. I would order seared tuna in a good restaurant, however I seem to have trouble making seared tuna in my kitchen. The thought that it’s not well cooked kind of bothers me when I cook it by myself. So, I went...

Green tomatoes, lentil, eggplant and roasted ground coconut masala cooked together to make this finger licking sambar… Harvest season has come to an end and I had to pick all the unripe green tomatoes form my veggie garden. I got a lot of green tomatoes sitting on my counter top, thought of letting them ripen in my kitchen. However, it seems there a lot of...

Light and fluffy butter cake topped with fresh cranberries… It was Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends. I always get fresh cranberries for making Thanksgiving dinner. This time, I did something different with cranberries and I’m so glad to have made this cranberry upside down cake. This is one...

Here is a collection of dishes that you can make for Navratri. Happy Navratri to those who celebrate it. Snacks Medu Vada Bonda or Fried Potato Balls Rice Flakes or Poha Stir fry Murukku Beetroot Murukku   Main Dishes Rice Kichadi or kichidi Sabudhana Kichadi Curd Rice Lemon Rice Lemon Chick Peas Rice Rava or Semolina Upma Easy Vegetable Upma Buckwheat...

Baked salmon along with roasted veggies, dinner rolls and easy beef soup, now that’s a complete meal… This is my kind of dinner, especially on a week day. After a tiring day at work, mostly I won’t have the energy to make a scrumptious dinner. On such days, I can only think of easy breezy cooking. I don’t do much batch cooking and freeze...

Pesto Chicken Sandwich with Avocado spread, one of my favorite easy to make sandwiches… Being a basil pesto fanatic, I love anything that has pesto in it. This sandwich is one of my favorites, it’s easy to make and flavorful. I like to pack this if I’m going on a picnic. I also made an easy avocado spread, smeared the spread on the bread and topped...

  Chocolate Chiffon cake with Mocha filling and frosting made for my husband’s birthday… Last month, my Man turned another year younger and wiser, to celebrate that I made this cake. Every birthday, I bake a special cake for him and he indulges in it with so much happiness and with a wide smile on his face. Well, his smile and happiness have been my inspiration...