Kala Chana Chaat

Refreshing and tangy Kala Chana Chaat is made with black chickpeas, onion, tomatoes and flavored with spices.

This easy salad makes a great snack or lunch! This recipe is also oil-free, sugar-free, vegan and gluten-free.

While the white chickpeas have become so popular everywhere, the smaller black counterpart, the black chickpeas aka kala chana lag behind.

In India, we used to eat kala chana (kala=black) quite often. Mom cooked it with potatoes and make a curry out of it like this kala chana curry.

Also the dry version with spices was always made as prasad (offering to god) for...

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Vegan Almond Cardamom Cake

Simple Vegan Almond Cardamom Cake is the perfect cake to enjoy with a cup of coffee or chai!

This soft and moist cake is easy to make with basic pantry essentials.

Some days I just crave for a slice of cake with my chai. You know the simple kind of cake, without any frosting? 

I love these kind of cakes, without any frills. So the other day when I had a craving, I ended up making this Almond Cardamom Cake. Bonus, it’s vegan!

I adore cardamom in everything, I think it’s an Indian thing. We use it so much in our desserts...

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Paneer Tikka

Make restaurant style Paneer Tikka at home with this easy recipe!

Cubes of paneer, onion and bell peppers are marinated with spices and yogurt and then roasted in the oven to perfection.

Traditionally paneer tikka is grilled in a tandoor but you get the same amazing taste by broiling in the oven too!

Paneer Tikka was one appetizer which we always ordered when we ate out in India.

It is also one of those things which is universally loved. So my brothers who love their non-vegetarian food otherwise wouldn’t mind two servings on this paneer tikka.

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