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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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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Thandai Coconut Ladoo

Easy and fun to make, these Thandai Coconut Ladoo are perfect for Holi celebrations!

These are simple coconut ladoos which have been flavored with my homemade thandai powder to make them festive!

Didn’t I tell you guys that I will be sharing a dessert recipe made with the thandai powder this week?

Well, here it is! Super easy Thandai Coconut Ladoo! The inspiration for these ladoos came from my hugely popular paan ladoo. 

Since you guys love them so much, I thought it would be fun to make something similar with thandai flavor. 

These...

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