Pani Puri (Golgappa or Puchka)

Pani Puri (Golgappa or Puchka)

Pani Puri ( Gol Gappa or Puchka) is hands down my favorite Indian street food, followed by dahi puri, sev puri and much more actually. Every time I go back to India, I am in heaven. We would specially stop by different areas of town to eat this dish on daily basis while visiting. After [...]

Vegetarian Manchurian

Vegetarian Manchurian

Lately I have been trying to whip up new dishes with different textures and flavors in attempt to get my four-year-old to expand his palate and to get him to eat more varieties of foods. It has been quite fun to get him involved in cooking while learning. You will be surprised how much you [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]