Mini Cocktail Samosas

Mini Cocktail Samosas

You cannot think of Indian street food without immediately thinking about Samosas. These savory pastries are almost our version of hand pies. I usually make the Samosa dough from scratch with all-purpose flour, however I was at Indian grocery store and found these readymade dough sheets. After thawing these strips, they are instantly ready to [...]

Spinach Leaves Pakora (Palak pakora)

Spinach Leaves Pakora (Palak pakora)

As a new year resolution, I have made deal with myself that I will stay away from fried foods until I reach my new year goals. While organizing kitchen, I stared at a 5 lb bag of chickpea flour sitting in my pantry. It cried to be opened. I immediately closed the cabinet, walked away, [...]

Chinese long bean curry (Chawli subzi)

Chinese long bean curry (Chawli subzi)

Chinese long beans (Chawli) curry is traditional Gujarati dish that is very simple and requires very minimal ingredients. The spices used in this recipe are very basic and found in every Indian household pantry. If you need a quick, healthy curry to serve with roti or dal rice, then I highly recommend this dish. This [...]

Vegetarian white bean soup

Vegetarian white bean soup

Something about the winter is magical to me. The arrival of sweater weather, the advent of the holidays, the crispness of the air, the bountiful produce, and soup season. This healthy Italian style vegetarian bean soup is perfect for this kind of weather and my all-time favorite soup to make! It is the kind of [...]

Instant Mixed Lentil Dosa (No Rice or Fermentation Required)

Instant Mixed Lentil Dosa (No Rice or Fermentation Required)

Dosa is an Indian version of Crepe and quite famous street food in India. I have not come across a single Indian who doesn’t like Dosas. The traditional recipe is quite lengthy and requires fermentation, which means you have to prepare this ahead of time and let the batter rise. With hectic lifestyle and work [...]

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Dreaming about creamy, dreamy rich mushroom soup? I am pretty sure I have got your mushroom fantasies covered with this recipe! I don’t think there is anything better than a creamy mushroom soup to warm you from the inside out on a cold day! And nothing compares to homemade cream of mushroom soup, of course, [...]