Karachi Biscuits

Eggless Fruit Biscuits, also known as Karachi Biscuits are popular tea time cookies. They are stuffed with tutti frutti (candied dried papaya) and usually enjoyed with a cup of hot chai. They also make great edible gifts for the holidays!

These Karachi Biscuits always remind me of Diwali, because we used to get several boxes of these as gifts. Like the Danish butter cookies, these tutti frutti cookies were also very popular to give as gifts to friends and family. I always used to...

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Thick, creamy and cheesy, this Broccoli Cheddar Soup makes a cozy and comforting meal on a cold day. It’s also a great way to include broccoli into your diet. Pair with a crusty bread for a hearty meal that you would want to make over and over again.

When it’s cold and snowing outside, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of creamy soup and this Broccoli Cheddar Soup hits the spot every single time. It’s so thick, creamy and with all that cheesy...

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Indian Inspired Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu

    If you are looking for an Indian inspired Thanksgiving menu to serve your guests, I have got you covered with these Indian vegetarian recipes. I got introduced to Thanksgiving only after I moved to the US. My favorite thing about this holiday has to be the food, and I love incorporating Indian flavors to almost everything I make.

    While many traditional sides on Thanksgiving like mashed potatoes, roasted carrots etc. are vegetarian, in this menu you will find some flavorful...

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    Eggless Masala Chai Cheesecake

    This Masala Chai Cheesecake is flavored with spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and real black tea! The warm flavors make it a perfect dessert for the holidays! Topped with dulce de leche, this cheesecake is also egg-free and nut-free.

    Chai is my love language, it really is. I don’t think anything gives me more happiness than my morning cup of masala chai (which by the way Sarvesh makes it, always). I have always loved spices in my dessert whether it’s in burfi...

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    Paneer Eggplant Roll-Ups

    These Paneer Eggplant Roll Ups are stuffed with a paneer and spinach filling and topped with a spiced tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. This gluten-free recipe is perfect for entertaining during the holidays!

    Colder days call for comforting dishes and when you think of comforting food, pasta definitely makes it to the top of that list. Isn’t it? The tomato sauce, pasta and all that cheesy goodness screams comfort.

    These eggplant...

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    Roasted Whole Cauliflower Tikka

    Are you not sure what to serve your vegetarian guests in place of turkey on the Thanksgiving table? Try this Roasted Cauliflower Tikka. Whole cauliflower marinated with aromatic spices then baked in the oven and served with a tomato based creamy sauce! This will surely impress your vegetarian guests!

    I love adding Indian inspired dishes to out Thanksgiving table like the masala smashed potatoes, tandoori mushrooms, apple chutney and more. However these are all sides and vegetarians...

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    Tandoori Mushrooms

    These tandoori mushrooms are first stuffed with a flavorful filling made with cream cheese, onion, peppers, cilantro chutney and then coated in a marinade with yogurt and spices and baked to perfection in the oven. The final charring of the mushrooms over direct heat gives these mushrooms that smoky flavor which takes the flavors a notch-up!

    Mushrooms appetizers are some of my favorite appetizers like the mushroom tikka, avocado mushroom crostini and more! However,...

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    Atta Biscuits (Wheat Cookies)

    Easy, eggless and crispy Atta Biscuits are popular tea time cookies in India. Made with ghee, whole wheat flour and flavored with cardamom, these cookies taste best when dipped in chai!

    Chai time is probably the best time of the day for everyone in India. All our talks, meetings, discussions everything always revolves around chai. Everyone in India drinks at least 2 cups of chai everyday, one in the morning and the other in evening. And of course if...

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    Butternut Squash & Pear Salad with Tahini Dressing

    This Butternut Squash Pear Salad makes a flavorful salad for the holidays. Roasted butternut squash is tossed with pears, walnuts, dried cranberries and drizzled with a creamy dressing made with tahini, maple syrup and olive oil. The pomegranates on top add to the festive touch! This salad is easy to put together and can be made vegan by skipping the goat cheese.

    A large plate of salad is definitely one thing which you cannot miss on the holiday table. For me a good salad...

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    Mawa Stuffed Dates

    Mawa Stuffed Dates make an easy and refined-sugar free treat for Diwali and the festive season. The dates are filled with rose and cardamom flavored mawa, nuts, and desiccated coconut. These get done in less than 30 minutes and also make excellent edible gifts for friends and family.

    I always have a box of dates in my house and I use them in so many ways. Apart from eating them as such, I also fill them with peanut butter and enjoy as a treat or use them in salads,...

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    Gulab Jamun Tiramisu

    Tiramisu meets gulab jamun in this fusion festive treat. Layers of rose flavored mascarpone cheese topped with coffee soaked gulab jamun, dusted with cocoa powder and garnished with pistachios makes this Gulab Jamun Tiramisu a delightful dessert.

    Fusion Indian desserts are my favorite and if you have been following me for a while, you definitely are very well aware of that. Come Diwali and I end up making several fusion recipes in my kitchen, and there are many which you guys have...

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    Mithai Dip & Indian Dessert Charcuterie Board

    Entertaining friends and family during the festive time and looking for dessert options? Make this Indian Dessert Board with a delicious Mithai Dip. The flavorful dip served with an assortment of mithais, cake bites, brownie bites, cookies, fruits is bound to grab eyeballs at your festive table!

    When I asked you guys few months back about recipes that you would like to see this Diwali on instagram, there were plenty of votes for “party recipes” or recipes for entertaining. I...

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