Chickpea Burger with Spicy Mango Mayo

Chickpea Burger served with spicy mango mayonnaise sauce is my new favorite summer burger! So easy to make, great for BBQ or a quick weeknight meal. It’s also vegan and can be made gluten-free.

Are you a burger fan? I always preferred pizza over burgers when I was younger. But now I have definitely warmed up to them. Back in India, the only type of vegetarian burgers I knew were aloo tikki burger or paneer burger which became popular thanks to...

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Lassi Recipe

If you are looking for a cooling summer drink, then look no further than a glass of Lassi. Most popular in northers parts of India, lassi is a yogurt drink which can either be sweet or salty. There are so many ways to flavor it, but for me nothing beats the classic!

It gets really hot in summers in Delhi. I am talking about temperatures like 115 F degrees and back in the 90s, we also used to have frequent power cuts in that crazy heat. It’s amazing how we adapt to life situations. Now, I can’t...

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Rose Kulfi

With temperatures on the rise, there’s nothing like a refreshing Kulfi! This Rose Kulfi is made with milk, sugar and flavored with rose water and rose syrup. It makes a refreshing treat on a hot day!

I have often talked about my love for kulfi on the blog. It was always my and my mumma’s favorite. Whenever we would crave something refreshing during summers, we would always go for kulfi. For us, it was always better...

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Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is popular Indian street food where dinner rolls/buns are served with spicy mashed veggies topped with dollop of butter. Street food doesn’t get better than this!

This Pav Bhaji Recipe is spicy, so flavorful and can be easily made vegan by replacing butter with vegan butter! If you have never had this in your life, you are seriously missing...

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Achari Bhindi

This Achari Bhindi has okra cooked with tomato, yogurt and picking spices like mustard, fennel. The dish is tangy, spicy and and if you are looking for a different way to cook okra, then you need to give this a try!

Bhindi aka okra is one of my favorite vegetables. I think this holds true for most Indians, everyone seems to love bhindi! Sarvesh is a big fan, give him bhindi and dal and he would be happy every day.

I have shared...

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Indian Butterscotch Ice Cream

    No-churn Butterscotch Ice Cream is so easy to make with few ingredients and doesn’t require an ice cream machine. Flavored with Indian butterscotch essence, this ice cream has chunks of praline and is so good on a hot summer day! You can make the ice cream base in less than 30 minutes!

    Butterscotch Ice Cream is very popular in India however we do not get it here in the US except at Indian ice cream stores. The butterscotch flavor in India is different...

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    Instant Pot Burmese Samosa Soup

    Samosa Soup is a flavorful lentil based vegan soup which is served with Samosa along with other toppings. The addition of samosa makes it very flavorful, filling and a complete meal in itself!

    The first time I tasted samosa soup was at the Burma Superstar restaurant in San Francisco. One look at their menu and I knew I wanted to order it. After all it had samosa in it and who doesn’t like samosa? The soup exceeded my expectations! There was...

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    Vegan Masala Chai

    If you have been looking for the perfect Vegan Chai recipe then look no further! This vegan masala chai is wonderfully spiced and tastes very close to the one made with dairy. You will not miss the dairy at all in this chai!

    I have been trying various versions of vegan chai for the last 2 years. Initially I was just curious, and then last year I wanted to reduce my dairy consumption and see if it...

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    Mom’s Kathal & Chana Dal Kebab

    My mom made these delicious melt-in-mouth kebabs (patties) made with kathal (jackfruit), chana dal and a bunch of whole spices! We used to relish them with parathas and chutneys. These are also vegan and gluten-free.

    There are few things which I distinctly remember were my mom’s specialty in the kitchen. One of them were these kathal and chana dal kebabs. These kebabs are more of a eastern Uttar Pradesh thing I think? because I have not heard about them anywhere...

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    Veg Puff

    Make bakery style veg puff with this easy recipe using store bought puff pastry. Made with mixed vegetables, these make a great snack with chai or you can also enjoy them for breakfast or lunch!

    Made with puff pastry and filled with a spicy vegetable filling, these puffs were something I grew up eating. We would also call them veg patties.

    And pretty sure if you are an Indian and did your schooling from India,...

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    Dosa Waffles

    Make these savory waffles with leftover dosa batter. Made with rice and lentils, these Dosa Waffles make a filling breakfast or lunch and are also gluten-free and vegan. Once you have the batter ready, you can make these in less than 30 minutes!

    I make a large batch of my to-go idli dosa batter often. After we make idli, dosa and uttapam with it, we are usually still left with a lot more and that’s when I use my waffle maker to make these Dosa Waffles or you can also call them...

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    Eggless French Toast

    Make your mornings special with these Eggless French Toast which get done in 30 minutes or less! These taste just like your favorite French toast with crispy crust and soft and fluffy center but made without eggs.

    Growing up in India, eggless desserts were pretty common. A lot of people back home do not eat eggs, and most of the time it has to do with religious beliefs rather than an egg allergy.

    So I...

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