Moong Dal Dosa

Moong Dal Dosa is a savory crepe made with moong dal (split petite yellow lentils). It’s gluten-free, easy to make and makes a filling breakfast or lunch. Stuff it with paneer or tofu (for vegan version) and you have got a complete protein packed meal!

Dosas of all kinds have a special place in my heart. They are filling, easy to make and taste so good. Give me some chutney on the side with my dosa and I can eat it pretty much every...

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Air Fryer Aloo Gobi

Air Fryer Aloo Gobi is the easiest Aloo Gobi that you will ever make! No sautéing in the pan, hand-free cooking and gets done in 30 minutes or less. Serve with rice and dal for the most comforting Indian meal. It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

I adore aloo gobi and it is also one of Sarvesh’s most favorite dishes. So, it’s no surprise that I make it very often in my kitchen. When we first got married, I learnt how to make simple homestyle aloo gobi, just like it was made in my...

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Chocolate Modak

Easy Chocolate Modak made with mawa, sugar and cocoa powder. These are an easy festive treat to make for Ganesh Chaturthi and you can make these in 30 minutes or less.

Modak is the quintessential festive sweet for Ganesh Chaturthi. The traditional modak which is steamed and made with rice flour and stuffed with jaggery needs some serious skills and also takes time. However if you are short on time and looking for any easy treat for the festival, then try these Chocolate...

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Rava Ladoo

Rava Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet made with semolina, ghee and sugar. This festive treat is easy to make and often made for festivals like Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi. This easy version needs no sugar syrup and you can make it in less than 30 minutes!

I love this time of the year when the weather is changing. It’s beautiful outside and it also marks the beginning of festive season. With so many festivals lined up, I wanted to share an easy Indian sweet recipe...

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Air Fryer Masala Fries

These Masala Fries are spicy, tangy and so easy to make in the air fryer. Dip in your favorite sauce and enjoy as a snack or serve along with your favorite burger!

I am in love with my air fryer. I feel like I am too late to the game and have warmed up to it only in the last few months. For the last 3 to 4 months, I have been using my air fryer every night to cook veggies. It’s easy and so quick!

And...

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Lentil Tabbouleh Salad

Make the classic Tabbouleh more filling by adding lentils to it in this Lentil Tabbouleh Salad. An easy meal which is perfect for quick lunches and is also vegan and gluten-free.

As an Indian, I eat a lot of lentils. It’s a staple for me and I cook them at least 3 times a week if not more (as a kid I ate them every day!). But as you would probably guess, 99% of the time, I eat lentils as dal. I make all kinds of dals from simple dals like moong dal, masoor dal to my favorite dal tadka and dal...

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Schezwan Noodles

Use some of that leftover homemade schezwan sauce to make Vegetarian Schezwan Noodles! This is an easy meal to make for busy days in 30 minutes or less especially when you have the sauce ready to go!

Remember I shared these paneer schezwan momos last week? Well, after making those momos I still had leftover schezwan sauce and I just had to make some noodles.

These schezwan noodles are easy, quick and have so...

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Beetroot Tikki

Healthy pan-fried Beetroot Tikki made with beets, rolled oats and spices. Addition of panko bread crumbs adds to the crunch, these vegan tikkis are best enjoyed as a snack or served as an appetizer.

Beetroot was not a very popular vegetable in my home in India. I don’t remember mom making it often. One way she would make it was beetroot raita and she also added it to salads sometimes. But other than that, it wasn’t cooked...

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Salted Caramel Cinnamon Burfi

Jump right into the Indian festive season with this Salted Caramel Burfi. Melt-in-mouth burfi (fudge) made with milk powder and flavored with homemade salted caramel sauce and cinnamon.

Burfis are so versatile. It’s a broad term used for a sweet Indian fudge. It can be made in so many ways with all sorts of ingredients.

Over the years, I have shared so many burfi recipes on the blog,...

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Schezwan Paneer Momos

Schezwan Paneer Momos are filled with paneer and vegetables and tossed in a spicy homemade schezwan sauce. These vegetarian dumplings are so good on their own or with a side of spicy chutney.

Momos are small dumplings filled with meat/vegetables which travelled across the borders from Tibet and Nepal to become popular in India. They initially became popular in north-east and eventually everywhere else. I can say that I grew up in India literally during the time when...

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Schezwan Sauce

Make spicy and super flavorful Schezwan Sauce at home with this easy recipe. This sauce which can be served as a condiment along with dumplings, spring rolls or used in recipes like Schezwan fried rice and noodles.

This sauce is quite popular in the Indo-Chinese cuisine and also happens to be one of my favorites!

Indo-Chinese when done right is one of my favorite things to enjoy. I say when done “right”...

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Spinach Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

A simple salad made with spinach, strawberries, toasted almonds, goat cheese all tossed with a fresh, homemade strawberry vinaigrette. This Spinach Strawberry Salad makes the perfect summer salad!

This recipe is inspired by a salad that I recently had at one of the local restaurants. It was fresh, tasty and made just the perfect summer salad. It was just a bit too sweet for my liking so I re-created a similar version...

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