Tofu – Zucchini Stir Fry

Some dishes bring fun to the otherwise ordinary meals.Cooked with couple of Indian spices & western sauces, this stir-fry  tastes like any other Chinese stir fried veggies. Don’t be surprised if I tell you that I’ve not used any oriental sauces! That’s what I like about this dish. It has…

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Conversion Tables

Some recipes like those for soups, baked goods & many more calls for an exact measurement of ingredients & while we are in the middle of that not-so-easy-recipe we don’t want to add to our work by doing the guess work.So here is the conversion table for everyone’s convenience.Also there…

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Ginger Garlic Paste

It’s so tempting to buy that jar of  ginger / garlic  paste in  supermarket. While doing so you do save some cooking time but you are compromising on the taste of the dish too. Why would anyone use a paste which is laced with preservatives ( chemicals ) & which…

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Macaroni Salad

Macaroni is quite popular among kids & is probably one of the most frequent lunch box ideas among the mommies.But there are always healthier ways to feed your kids with their favorite meals. Personally, I’ve never liked the famous mac n cheese & I can’t blame my toddler for not…

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Oatmeal-Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are the perfect post workout snack. They are easy to make and digest.They are thick and creamy full of all the essential nutrients needed buy our bodies after a sweat session. In this recipe, you may use soy milk or almond milk. Skip the sugar or artificial sweetener for…

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Avocado & Sprout Salad

I learned how to make sprouts from my mother ( beyond curries,lentils etc.). This recipe is an adaptation of one of her recipes only. For the recipe I’ve used  Black Chana (Black Chickpea ) sprouts .The trio of boiled sweet potato, raw sprouts & avocado makes a hearty breakfast/salad. Avocado…

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Layered Peppermint Barks

A quintessential Christmas tradition, Peppermint Bark is not just delicious but also easy to make.I made this chocolate confection last Christmas using layers of white & dark chocolate to hold the crushed peppermint candy. But why make one when you can buy? Simply because you want to use your favorite…

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‘Orange’ Juice

 The ‘Orange’ Juice –  A new way ! Even the slight mention of Juice (fresh) makes me thirsty & nostalgic. It all started in my early teen years when I was given the responsibility of making fresh juice almost on a daily basis for the clan. It became a family…

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