Thandai – Holi Festival

Thandai – Holi Festival

March is the season of Holi, the festival of color, similar to the beautiful colors of spring. This is the Indian festival welcoming spring. In different regions of India, people perform different rituals. On the eve of Holi, typically at or after sunset, the holy pyre is lit, signifying Holika Dahan. This ritual symbolizes the [...]

Makana Masala (Roasted Savory Lotus Seeds)

Makana Masala  (Roasted Savory Lotus Seeds)

I was introduced to Makhana couple years ago when I was visiting my moms place in philly and since then I was hooked! Over the years, I have attempted to make makhana using various different toppings and seasonings. I am going to share few with you starting with this one. This snack recipe is quick, [...]

No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

No-Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

Valentine’s Day is only three days away! Do you have dessert planned for your party? No matter what the season is, ice cream has always been a favorite dessert of kids and grown-ups around the world. Pretty much everyone loves it. And the people who say they don’t like it? They are closet ice cream [...]

Mojito Cocktail or Mocktail

Mojito Cocktail or Mocktail

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I am sharing my all-time favorite mojito recipe! When it comes to cocktail recipes I am a pretty simple girl. I definitely gravitate towards easy to make, less sugary cocktails with few ingredients. Now, I am not a big drinker, but when I do have a cocktail, [...]