Roasted Makhana (Roasted lotus seeds)

Makhana is also known as fox nuts or lotus seeds. They are the seeds of lotus flower. Makhana can be used both in sweet or savoury  dish. This is a quick & healthy snack and can be made with ease. It can also be eaten during fasting times. As this is a fasting recipe it…

Lauki Ka Halwa (Bottle Gourd Pudding)

  Lauki ka halwa is a very popular and traditional dessert, made all over India and is eaten in many of the families in the days of fasting. When i first heard about it from my mom i was not that sure about it as i don’t like lauki that much apart from kofta curry.…

Navratri Recipes

Navratri which means nine nights is one of the greatest festivals of Hindu. During these nine nights, nine forms of Shakti/Durga is worshipped and fast are kept. Tenth day is celebrated as Dusshera and Durga pooja. It symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Navratri takes place at the beginning of October. I will be…

Vanilla Cupcake

Everybody love cupcake. I call them mini devil’s as they are full of butter and sugar. This was my first attempt of decorating the cupcakes with all the sugar paste, mr whippy and rose swirl. I really enjoyed making them. You can enjoy these cupcakes with a cup of tea. This recipe contains eggs as…

Shimla Mirch ka Salan (Capsicum in Spicy Peanut Gravy)

Capsicum is one vegetable which is full of flavours. It can be used in so many different recipes. This recipe is taken from hyderabadi cuisine. It can be eaten with chapati or rice. Shimla mirch ka salan  Serve 2 Ingredients 3 capsicum/shimla mirch, cut into strips or cubes 1/4 cup peanuts 1 tablespoon coconut 1…

Khichdi

Khichdi is a very popular and healthy recipe made by rice, lentils and some spices. Khichdi is a comforting food and can be eaten as lunch or dinner. It is a quick recipe to make when you don’t have much time to prepare food. Khichdi can be prepared with moong dal, arhar dal, chana dal,…