Shakshuka with a twist

Shakshuka with a twist

When I am hungry but there is lack of time, the first thing that comes to mind is are eggs!. Fried. Hard-boiled. Poached. Scrambled. It doesn't really matter. Whichever way is in sync with the timing and rhythm of the circumstances. They are the best quick, yummy, low carb options when it comes to healthy [...]

Idli – Rice and Lentil steamed cakes

Idli – Rice and Lentil steamed cakes

Idlis are South Indian savory steamed rice cakes that are prepared by steaming a fermented rice lentil batter. Idlis are staple in our home because my 3.5 year old eats Idlis 3-4 times a week. Idlis are healthy meal option for kids and perfect to take with you while traveling. Idlis are gluten free, vegan, [...]

Dosa – Rice and Lentil Crepe

Dosa – Rice and Lentil Crepe

Dosas is a thin, crispy delicate crepe made from fermented rice-lentil batter. These paper thin savory dosa are popular all over India. Even though the dish is originated in South India, they are sold nationwide and I have not come across a single India who does not like Dosas! To be honest these are too [...]

Idli-Dosa batter from scratch

Idli-Dosa batter from scratch

Dosas & Idlis are popular breakfast foods in India. Even though the dish is originated in South India, they are sold nationwide. It would be very difficult to find a place in India that does not sell this. Dosa/Idlis are vegan, and gluten free. Idlis are soft and fluffy while Dosas are paper thin and [...]

Tapioca Fritters (Sabudana Tikki)

Tapioca Fritters (Sabudana Tikki)

When it comes to fasting food, Sabudana and Potatoes are most commonly and widely used ingredients. Sabudana are also known as Tapioca or Sago. They are manmade starch balls and when they are soaked or cooked, they become larger, translucent, soft, and spongy. Tapioca are very versatile, you can make appetizers, main course and even [...]

Kesar Pista Elaichi Shrikhand (Sweet yogurt with saffron, pistachio, and cardamom)

Kesar Pista Elaichi Shrikhand (Sweet yogurt with saffron, pistachio, and cardamom)

Kesar Pista Elaichi Srikhand is most versatile recipe and one of the first recipes I learned in childhood. In india the first recipe you learn to make as a child is homemade yogurt. The integral key of getting the perfect shrikhand is to hang yogurt in cheese cloth for at least 4-6 hours. Once you [...]