Garlicky Minty Yogurt

  This seriously tasty side dish has all the flavors to make your simple meal more memorable. Use it as a dip, salad dressing or eat it just by itself. This was one of the popular sides which was enjoyed by most of the guests at a recent Diwali  get…

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Fish Curry

A well cooked curry speaks volumes in flavor & for any curry, taste is what it is all about. Most of the times, curry making is thought of as a time consuming activity, something one might not consider for a busy weeknight dinner. But I would like to invite you…

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

  This recipe has been on my mind ever since I discovered the goodness of quinoa. It’s fairly easy to assemble and can even be baked beforehand. I have used green bell peppers but you can make these more colorful with orange/ red/ yellow ones. This is a good substitute…

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Custard Pot Pies With Vermicelli

          This recipe is a fusion of two popular Indian desserts – custard  ( vanilla pudding ), usually served chilled and sweetened vermicelli which is always relished hot . It may look like a long recipe but trust me it is ready in thirty  minutes. We…

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Calming Turmeric Tea

 Spring has definitely sprung but it has brought high amounts of allergens in the air as well. Many of you have been asking for this recipe. Try this tea as soon as you begin to feel sick. Or just drink it couple of times a week to keep a check…

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Picnic Sandwiches

Picnics are fun for sure. But what makes them more fun is all the dining experience we have amidst nature and its beauty.  Many a times, we are tempted to pick up junk or unhealthy food for picnics. Maybe once in a while you can do that but what if…

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How to Dry Roast Jeera/ Cumin Seeds

  Having roasted cumin seeds handy in your kitchen is a wise thing to do. You can use them in different dishes to enhance their flavor. Sprinkle these brown seeds over salads, soups, raitas ( Spiced Yogurts), sandwiches to enhance the flavor of those dishes. Heat a small pan. When…

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Tofu Medley

  April is upon us. Now is the time to experiment with salads and the likes. This salad is quite flexible. Remove any ingredient which you don’t like, or add a new ingredient as per your taste. Enjoy this salad either cold or warm.            …

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