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Spinach Rajma

For me, Rajma or Chili was an acquired taste. I didn’t eat a lot of Rajma/Chili while growing up. I did develop a taste for it when I started making it for my husband who loves this dish a lot and always complains that I don’t make this frequently....

Mishti Doi Cheesecake

This Misthi Doi Cheesecake is super quick and easy to make. Not only that, its eggless too. You can also keep it crust less like I did.., but depending on your taste, you can add a crust as well. No matter how you make it - its a winner...

Tandoori Fish Tikka

Often times, my friends and co-workers here ask me, how come they don't see a lot of fish dishes in Indian Restaurants here and honestly, that beats me too. Here is a Fish recipe that is guaranteed to kick start your BBQ parties. Its tangy, spicy and very healthy made...

Instant Cardamom Peda

I usually tend to favor recipes which have condensed milk in it, since, I’m mostly time crunched and this is why I go for these easy to make these Microwave Cardamom Peda whenever I have unannounced friends showing up or whenever, I need a sugar fix. These are great...
This layered sponge cake is based on the flavors of Ras Malai. There is no Ras Malai inside the cake - just the flavors. Each forkful is bursting with flavors of Cardamom, Ricotta, Saffron and Rose Water. The Sponge cakes are infused generously with cardamom and rose water reduced...
Diwali is a big thing for Indians. They have started celebrating Diwali all over the world now. At my work here in California, USA.., we celebrate Diwali too, - Indian food is catered, everyone dresses up in traditional Indian attire, there are diyas lighted up .., and generally, there...
Lentils are primarily used in soups but I think it’s a refreshingly new idea to try them as croquettes and if you think lentils are not versatile.., then trust me these Spicy Lentil and Potato Croquettes will change your opinion. You can enjoy them as a snack or use...
This Curry Spiced Potatoes recipe is an any-time favorite for us. The baby potatoes are coated with spices and cooked with olive oil which gives it a very rich and tasty texture.Somedays, you just don’t want to enter the kitchen and somedays, you just want to cook up a...
Manda Pitha is primarily made from rice flour batter ,which is shaped into rounded balls and filled with grated coconut, cashews and cardamom powder. You have your choices available, if you want to fry, steam or boil your pithas. In this recipe, I have steamed them. The speciality of this...
There are many many varieties of biryanis out there, satisfying the tastes of Seafood lovers to Meat lovers to Vegetarians. And, everyone from kids to older folks, loves a good plate of well made biryani with some cooling raita on side. I have made Biryani on many occasions, but...

Chawal Kheer

Kheer or Rice Pudding, is a dessert everyone from India everyone is familiar with – From North to South and East to West and this is one dessert, which need no occasion and the best part about kheer that makes it such an endearing sweet dish is, almost anyone...
A creamy and smooth Ice Cream that you can whip up with less than four ingredients. Not only that, you don't need another fancy kitchen gadget to make this ice cream. The texture is so silky and smooth that, it will give your local ice cream parlors a run...