Mango Lassi

Creamy Mango Lassi is easy to make at home with a few simple ingredients. I love making this lassi, especially during summers when sweet mangoes are in season. If you enjoy having mango lassi at Indian restaurants, you would love this homemade version just as much! All you need is 10 minutes to make this!

And as soon as they start arriving at the Indian store, you can rest assured that I will have 2 to 3 boxes of them at any given them through the summers (that’s why I have so many mango recipes on the blog from...

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Cold Coffee Recipe

This easy to make homemade frothy Cold Coffee is so refreshing on a hot summer day. Add some chocolate sauce or vanilla ice cream to make it extra rich and creamy. Gets done in 10 minutes!

I remember I was in school when these coffee chains had just about started getting popular in India. We didn’t have many but Barista and Café Coffee Day were the two most popular ones. They used to be those fancy coffee shops/hangout places where we...

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South Indian Filter Coffee

Make a piping hot cup of South Indian Filter Coffee at home with this easy step by step recipe. It’s best enjoyed with idli, dosa or medu vada!

I am a chai lover, my mornings always start with a cup of masala chai. In fact if I don’t have one in the morning, then according to Sarvesh I am super cranky the whole day! But I also love coffee, after my morning chai, I almost always want...

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Paan Thandai Shots

These Paan Thandai Shots are made with homemade thandai powder and flavored with fresh paan leaves and gulkand (rose petal preserve). This refreshing drink is perfect to serve during summers or for festivals like Holi and Diwali!

Holi is almost here and I couldn’t let go of an Indian festival without sharing a recipe made with paan leaves (betel leaves), can I? Paan is such a refreshing flavor and I can never have enough of it. That is the reason why I have...

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Cranberry Maple Rosemary Mocktail

If you are looking for an easy and refreshing drink for the holidays that even the kids can enjoy, then try this Cranberry Maple & Rosemary Mocktail. The vibrant red color makes it perfect for the festive season!

This year we have been actually able to go to a few small holiday parties (unlike last year) so that has been nice. But whenever we go to these parties, we always struggle with the drinks option. Needless to say there are always lots of alcoholic options on the menu but not much it comes to...

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Spicy Sunset – Orange Rosemary Mocktail

Looking for an easy drink for the festive season that everyone can enjoy? Try this Spicy Sunset aka Orange Rosemary Mocktail. Made with orange juice, rosemary, simple syrup and spices, this drink packs a punch!

If you are one of those non-drinkers who struggle during the festive season to find a drink that you can enjoy, then I got you. I created this recipe keeping in mind my husband who doesn’t drink at all. He is always the one without a glass at parties, sipping on water...

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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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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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Homemade London Fog Tea Latte

Homemade London Fog Tea Latte! This famous drink is easier to make at home than you would think.

No need to go to your coffee shop anymore, make this london fog drink at home!

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I was first introduced to London Fog Tea...

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Badam Milk

Refreshing Badam Milk is a popular Indian drink made with milk and fresh almond paste.

It’s usually flavored with cardamom and saffron making it an aromatic & flavorful drink!

My homemade version also has some rose water to make it more exotic!

I am not much of a milk fan. In fact, when I was little I used to hate it. Mom would do everything she could...

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Thandai

Refreshing Indian drink, Thandai is made with nuts, saffron, rose water, fennel seeds, cardamom, peppercorns! 

This homemade version is so much better than the Thandi you get in stores. 

Holi, the festival of colors will be here soon and I am getting homesick as usual. I do miss home all the time but it’s during festivals that I get terribly...

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Golden Milk (Masala Haldi Doodh)

Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory and healing properties makes this Golden Milk aka Haldi Doodh, an ideal drink to have when you are under the weather or just when you feel like having a comforting drink!

PS: Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas everyone! I am taking a break from blog for the holidays and will see you guys in January! Have a wonderful time!

India has a very rich culture and so much has been said about it over the...

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