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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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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Instant Pot Jackfruit Biryani (Kathal Biryani)

This jackfruit biryani aka kathal biryani is made with jackfruit, basmati rice and flavored with whole spices like cardamom, cumin, cinnamon and peppercorn. Topped with crispy onion, saffron milk and fried cashews, this vegetarian delight will make showstopper of a meal at any table!

I don’t cook with jackfruit very often but when I do, I almost always end up making my mom’s kathal and chana dal kebabs. Those melt-in-mouth kebabs are probably my favorite way to...

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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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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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Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas

These air fryer chickpeas are super crispy and make the perfect snack! You can season them anyway you like and enjoy them as a snack or on add as a topping to your soups, salads.

I have been so obsessed with my air fryer and the reason is that there are so many things I feel it does way better than a traditional oven. For example fries, they are so much better in air fryer than in an oven. And these chickpeas are next...

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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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Instant Pot Gajar Halwa

This Instant Pot Gajar Halwa is an easy to make popular Indian dessert made with carrots, milk and sugar. It’s often flavors with cardamom, nuts and mawa (dried milk solids) and makes an indulgent treat!

While the traditional way to make gajar halwa yields amazing results, you can get the same results with less work using the Instant Pot!

I have very high expectations when it comes to...

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Eggless Besan Brownies (Chickpea Flour Brownies)

These eggless brownies are made with Besan (chickpea flour). They are fudgy, full of chocolate flavor and you would never guess that they are gluten-free!

I am really excited to share this recipe of Besan Brownies with you guys! When I started baking many years ago, I would just use the basic ingredients to bake cakes, cupcakes and brownies.

But now I like to try different ingredients...

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Gujarati Dal Recipe

Sweet, spicy and tangy, this Gujarati Dal is comfort food at it’s best! This thin consistency dal is tempered with lots of spices like cinnamon, cloves, cumin, mustard and flavored with ginger, jaggery, lime juice. Best enjoyed with plain rice.

As someone who grew up eating dal everyday of her life, it still is (and will always be) an integral part of my diet and life. I cannot do without eating dal at least 2 times a week. That’s bare...

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