Watermelon Jalapeño Limeade

Refreshing Watermelon Jalapeño Limeade – a perfect summer drink with a touch of spice!

You guys already know how much my husband loves mangoes, like he is a mango fanatic and so obviously he’s very happy that the mango season is here. Well I like mangoes too, but if you ask me which fruit I eat/love the most during summers, watermelon wins hands down! Nothing like fresh, juicy watermelon straight out of the refrigerator on a warm day....

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Chana Saag

Easy and Vegan Chana Saag – Spinach and Chickpeas cooked with onion, tomatoes & spices makes a comforting meal. Serve it with rice or any bread of your choice.

You know sometimes it happen that you eat something you love so much that then you don’t want to eat it again for the next few days. Happens with you? Like I told you guys, I went to this food conference last weekend and seriously there was so much food, especially desserts! We had waffles for breakfast, fruit tarts for lunch and...

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Dubki Wale Aloo

Spicy potato curry made with potatoes and nothing much really! Dubki Wale Aloo are best served with khasta kachori or with Indian breads like paratha and poori!

This weekend was pretty interesting. If you follow me on twitter and Instagram then you might be aware that I attended my first ever food blogger conference this weekend in Salt Lake City! It was quite an experience to say the least. There were hundreds of bloggers from all around the country, lots of great speakers and tons of food. It was great to...

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Khasta Kachori – Urad Dal Kachori

Crispy, flaky Khasta Kachori! This savory lentil filled pastry is best enjoyed with spicy potatoes – a popular breakfast/snack from northern India!

It’s amazing how many of our memories are associated with food. Like whatever occasion/special event you can think of in life, chances are there must be some food memory associated with in. Isn’t it? When I was little, we used to travel to my grandma’s village every year during our summer...

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Tropical Granola + A New Look!

Easy homemade granola with the goodness of tropical fruits. Packed with delicious flavors, this tropical granola will be your new favorite breakfast!

I am super excited to be finally unveiling the new look for Cook With Manali! This has been in the works for months. So what’s new?

New logo: As you can see we have a brand new logo with orange and green. I absolutely love...

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Curry Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts

Fresh asparagus roasted with curry spice and served with toasted pine nuts. Easy side dish for spring!

As soon as spring starts, the market get full with asparagus. We don’t get asparagus in India, and I never ate it before I moved to the US. I always wondered how do we eat this veggie because it looks so different you know. This was when I didn’t know that roasting veggies is like the best thing ever. Once I figured out that roasting makes everything wonderful, it was...

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Blueberry Ginger Cooler

Refreshing Blueberry Ginger Cooler to beat the heat! Blueberry ginger syrup with lemon lime soda is just the perfect drink for hot days!

Are you feeling the heat? Well maybe not here in US, but back in India, temperatures are already 100 F degrees + and trust me it’s just the beginning. Everyone has started going crazy with the heat and the sad thing is that it only get worse. When I was in school, there were no air conditioners and all and we used to go to school and...

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Spicy Strawberry Balsamic Jam & Spring Cheese Board!

This post is sponsored by Castello Cheese. All opinions are my own.

Spicy Strawberry Balsamic Jam + how to make a great looking (& tasting!) Spring Cheese Board!

What do you guys think about cheese boards? Fun right? I think they are so much fun! You don’t have to do much but the possibilities are endless. One can add so much to them depending on the occasion, weather and the best part is they look great with minimal effort. Cheese boards are so good for...

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Fruit & Nut Bars

Packed with dried fruits, nuts and DOVE® Chocolate Fruit & Nut , these Fruit & Nut Bars are a great way to satisfy your chocolate craving! These are sweetened with honey and made with almond meal and whole wheat flour.

You guys, I went snowboarding yesterday! Only my 2nd time, I did it for the 1st time last year and couldn’t even stand straight on the snowboard but yesterday I actually managed to come down a little slope. Okay that slope was...

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Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl

A delicious vegan dinner with spiced sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, red pepper, jalapenos and cilantro lime rice. So much flavor that you wouldn’t even miss the cheese in this Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl!

Whew! We made it to Friday! This week felt a little long, just me? Maybe, because I was really caught up last weekend so didn’t really get the time to relax and then the new week started. I guess I will...

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Chunky Guacamole

This Chunky Guacamole is super easy to make and requires only handful of ingredients. It’s naturally gluten-free and vegan!

Raise your hand if you are a fan of chunky guacamole! Yes yes I know way too many hands went up! I don’t blame you guys, chunky guacamole is just so much better. I am not saying that regular one is bad, that’s pretty good too but the chunkier version is just so much better. I think it’s the same way with granola, isn’t it? I am always looking for those granola...

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Spinach Dal

Simple Spinach Dal is healthy, wholesome, vegan and good for you. Serve it with steamed rice for a total comfort meal!

I am really happy today, like really happy and the reason is that it’s not raining in Seattle! Oh my god, I am so fed up with this rain, like it has been raining non-stop. Day, night, evening, weekday or weekend – everyday and every time, non-stop rain. I like rain but this much I cannot tolerate. In Delhi, whenever it used to rain, I used to really happy. In fact we would wait...

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