Oct 172014
Aloo Basket with corn chat

I’m a Gemini, and I have two opposing personalities. It’s what I’ve been blessed with and lucky for me my husband is a Gemini too. Oh, you don’t have to say, we ride our peaks and valleys in a roller coaster ride and the speed of the ride is determined by which of the four personalities are facing off each other. One thing that’s common to us is we always crave variety, we just cannot Want to know more about this recipe?

Jun 162014
Ceylon Parotta

When I think about picnic I imagine myself sitting on a blanket spread on a serene park without any chaos filled with hustle and bustle of the daily circus that’s usually the scenario around our dinner table. I would also prefer finger foods more as I wouldn’t want to use anymore paper plates and cutleries as absolutely needed my part of saving the environment. I think I scored a point from my “go green” friend Want to know more about this recipe?

Nov 042012
Chola Tikki [Garbanzo Beans & Potato Patties]

Growing up I was always surrounded by my family and friends and not to mention the impromptu visits by relatives. After getting married and settling here in CA, it took me a while to understand and accept that socializing is seen more as an event here. We got really bored with our monotonous routine these past weeks that we hosted a last minute potluck dinner yesterday night and I had to quickly prepare something that’s Want to know more about this recipe?

Sep 252012
Pyaz Ki Kachori (Onion Kachori)

I do make deep-fried snacks for my family. Being a health freak, I don’t deprive myself rather eat in moderation without any guilt associated and enjoy them to my heart’s content. The recent snack that I made was Pyaz Ki Kachori (Onion Kachori), which is a savory pastry filled with onions and other Indian spices that ultimately qualifies as a decadent food that should absolutely be had in moderation. The snack was very addictive that Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 212012
Vada Pav -- A Step by Step recipe for pav bread and pan fried vada

Vada Pav is one of my favorite street foods. It tastes heavenly with a soft dinner roll type Pav bread smeared with two types of chutnies (one green and another red) and absolutely divine tasting potato vada. Traditionally the potato vada is deep fried in oil but I got the recipe of potato vada from Sharmiee’s website and I was completely sold by her method to not deep fry the vada but to pan fry Want to know more about this recipe?