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 Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Holy spring rolls! Vegetable spring rolls are one of our favorite appetizers that we order whenever we go to an Asian restaurant. When was the last time you ordered spring rolls? Did you bite into it and wonder what was actually inside? Everyone has eaten them, but have you ever tried to make our own? [...]

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, [...]