Mango Arugula Salad with Balsamic Dressing

This refreshing Mango Arugula Salad is just the perfect summer salad.

Tossed with a balsamic dressing, it is also vegan and gluten-free.

During summers, if there’s one thing that you would always find in my house, it’s the mangoes.

Since Sarvesh is a huge fan, he keeps ordering them from all stores possible (just to try his...

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No-Churn Kesar Elaichi Ice Cream (Saffron Cardamom Ice Cream)

Easy No-Churn Kesar Elaichi Ice Cream made using only 5 ingredients!

Flavored with lots of cardamom and saffron, the ice cream base comes together in 10 minutes only.

The weather in Seattle has been a little weird lately. It was quite a cold June except for few warm days.

I am hoping July is much warmer and there’s no rain for next 30 days at least. We could use a rain-free...

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Instant Pot Hawaiian Tofu (Tofu in Pineapple Sauce)

Instant Pot Hawaiian Tofu – extra-firm tofu tossed in a flavorful sauce made with pineapple juice!

Made in the pressure cooker, this one-pot meal gets done in less than 30 minutes and is vegan.

I love eating this with brown rice.

I have mentioned this many time here that Sarvesh does not care for tofu at all.

So,...

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Paneer Kali Mirch (Black Pepper Paneer)

If you are bored of eating paneer the same way, then try this Paneer Kali Mirch.

This has cubes of paneer tossed in a creamy sauce flavored with lots of freshly ground black pepper.

It’s slightly hot from the pepper which is balanced out by the sweetness and creaminess from the cream, yogurt and cashews.

I can never get tired of sharing...

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Chili Garlic Noodles

Chili Garlic Noodles with lots of garlic and a kick from the chili make the perfect weeknight dinner.

Serve them as such or pair with a stir-fry for a comforting meal! Vegan.

I can pretty much eat noodles everyday of my life and not get bored.

What about you guys? Do you guys share my love for noodles?

I like them in all flavors and...

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Navratan Korma

A rich and creamy dish, Navratan Korma gets it’s name from nine ingredients/jewels (nav=nine and ratan=jewels) which are cooked together in a super creamy sauce.

The base of this curry is made with cashews, poppy seeds and is finished with cream to make it decadent.

I am not 100% sure but from what I have read, Navratan Korma was named after the nine courtiers in King Akbar’s court.

Nav means nine and ratan means...

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Instant Pot Lemon Quinoa (South Indian Style)

Here’s a fun take on the traditional south Indian Lemon Rice- this Lemon Quinoa has the same flavors as the rice but is more wholesome and protein-packed!

Quinoa is something I have grown to like over the years. At first, I wasn’t a fan but then I developed the palate for it and now I enjoy it in various forms.

Sarvesh on the other hand is still not a fan. However, now he does eat it when I mix -in some...

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Rava Dosa

Make restaurant style crispy Rava Dosa at home with this step by step recipe.

Serve with sambar and chutney for a delicious meal!

I like eating all sorts of dosa, whether it’s plain dosa or masala dosa or pesarattu or adai.

Rava dosa is another favorite which I absolutely love.

It’s crispy,...

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Eggless Blueberry Muffins

Simple and easy Eggless Blueberry Muffins make a great quick snack or breakfast!

I often make them during summers when blueberries are in season.

These muffins are lightly sweetened and taste great with a cup of coffee.

Summer is my favorite season for fruits. I literally eat only fruits for one meal in my day throughout summers.

There are so many yummy fruits...

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Instant Pot Paneer Biryani

Paneer Biryani made in the Instant Pot – this one pot meal has basmati rice cooked with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and fragrant spices.

Makes a comforting and hearty one-pot meal. Serve with a side of raita or yogurt.

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We obviously eat a lot of rice. Have I told you guys my nana ji...

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Besan Chilla

Simple savory pancakes made with gram flour and veggies, this Besan Chilla is a popular Indian breakfast and one that was made pretty regularly in my house.

You can add lots of veggies to it to make it more nutritious. These are vegan and gluten-free.

Besan (gram flour) is a commonly used ingredient in India cooking.

It is used in an array of savory as well as sweet...

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Instant Pot Lauki Kheer (Bottle Gourd Pudding)

Easy Lauki Kheer made in the Instant Pot.

This pudding made of bottle gourd (lauki) is an easy way to satisfy your sweet craving and is flavored with cardamom.

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Lauki (bottle gourd) was not a very popular vegetable in my house. My brothers used to hate it, I liked it of course just because I loved every...

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