Oats Chilla (Spiced Savory Oats Pancakes)

These hearty Oats Chilla (savory pancakes) are the perfect way to start your day. Made with oats, these are nutritious, rich in fiber, and packed with veggies. These are also vegan and can be easily made gluten-free.

Chilla aka savory pancakes are one of my favorite things to eat for breakfast. I grew up eating besan chilla for breakfast, it was hearty and filling and it was no wonder that mom loved feeding us that for breakfast.

Now, I make chilla not...

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Mango Kalakand

Use fresh summer mangoes to make Mango Kalakand, an Indian mithai (sweet) made with whole milk, mangoes, and sweetened condensed milk. Milk is curdled to make fresh chena which is then cooked with mango puree and flavored with a whiff of cardamom.

Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet that is made with milk. A lot of popular Indian sweets are milk-based, since that was the most commonly available ingredient back then it made sense for so many mithais to be made from...

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Mango Mint Raita

This Mango Mint Raita is the perfect accompaniment to Indian meals. Use sweet mangoes in the season to make this refreshing raita that goes so well with your favorite pulao or biryani!

Raitas are always an integral part of Indian meals. Growing up, mom always made raita for our lunches, especially during summers. Either it was boondi raita, or cucumber raita , or onion & tomato raita but it...

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Eggless Pancakes

These light and fluffy eggless pancakes make the best breakfast! They are great on their own but can also be enjoyed with maple syrup, butter and fresh fruits. This is a great recipe for those who don’t eat eggs or for those days when you run out of eggs and want pancakes for breakfast!

I love pancakes for breakfast on the weekends just like French toast! When the weather gets warmer, we often go to this pancake place which we both love and enjoy a stack of pancakes with a cup...

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Rava Idli

Rava Idli are savory steamed cakes made with semolina, veggies and spices. This is a popular breakfast item and often served with a bowl of sambar and coconut chutney. It’s quick, easy and needs no fermentation unlike the traditional idli. This recipe makes soft, light and fluffy rava idli for a delicious meal!

Idli is one of my favorite things to eat for breakfast and lunch. For those who don’t know, traditional idli is a steamed...

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Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala is a popular Indian curry where cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese), onions and peppers are marinated with yogurt and spices, grilled and then tossed in a creamy tomato based curry. This dish goes extremely well with butter naan or paratha or basmati rice.

About This Recipe You know the most famous Indian food in the world? It is Chicken Tikka Masala, at least that’s what I think. You talk to anyone in the UK or...

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Boondi Raita

Boondi Raita is a popular Indian side dish made with yogurt, spices and boondi (fried balls made from besan aka gram flour). This raita is commonly served as an accompaniment to Indian meals along with rice, curries, roti. It’s also great with biryani or pulao and gets done in less than 15 minutes!

About This Recipe Boondi Raita is an Indian raita (Indian yogurt dip) made with yogurt, spices and boondi....

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Aloo Matar

Aloo Matar is a classic Indian curry made with potatoes and green peas. Using basic Indian spices like cumin, coriander, turmeric, this was a staple that I grew up eating. It’s vegan and best enjoyed with rotis or hot puris and is easy enough to make for a weeknight meal!

I share tons of creative, fun and fusion Indian recipes on the blog. But I often forget to share the classic Indian recipes here. These are the kind of recipes that are made in Indian households on a...

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White Sauce Pasta

Creamy white sauce pasta with veggies is one of my favorite pasta recipes. It’s cheesy and oh so good! Packed with veggies, this is a great way to make kids eat their veggies! I like to serve it with a side of garlic bread for that perfect comforting meal.

This is one of those pasta recipes that I learnt very early when I started cooking (along with basic dal). When I was younger white sauce pasta used to my favorite. And since I didn’t know how to make it and mom never made it either, I would always...

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Papdi Chaat

Papdi Chaat is a popular street food from North India where crispy papdi (deep fried flour crackers) are topped with a variety of toppings like chickpeas, boiled potato, yogurt, chutneys, cilantro and more! These are highly addictive and are like a burst of flavor in every bite!

Chaat- I can literally live on it! I have always said that the last thing that I would want to eat before I die would be chaat. And it can be anything from aloo tikki to...

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Rava Dhokla (Sooji Dhokla)

This homemade recipe of rava dhokla is made with simple ingredients and results in a soft and fluffy instant rava dhokla. This is an eggless savory cake made with semolina and is great for breakfast or snack!

Dhokla is one of my absolute favorite things to eat for breakfast or snack. Growing up, I mostly knew about instant dhokla made with besan- the yellow one. It was later in life when I learnt about different foods that I came to know that besan dhokla is actually called khaman...

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15 Minute Easy Kadai Paneer

I love this easy Kadai Paneer recipe that you can make in 15 minutes using a shortcut! This is perfect for those busy days when you have little time to put dinner on the table. It comes out really good and pairs well with naan or roti!

Ok I am sharing an easy recipe of Kadai Paneer here which uses a shortcut and gets done in 15 minutes. If you have been following me for a while, you know I love cooking from scratch and the classic recipe of Kadai Paneer is one of my absolute...

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