Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand is one of my favorite summer desserts to make when mangoes are in season. The combination of yogurt, sweet mangoes and the aroma of cardamom and saffron makes this an irresistible dessert!

Mango is my husband’s favorite fruit, I guess if you are from India chances of mango being your favorite fruit is pretty high, like really high! I remember Sarvesh telling me once- that they had this discussion in their office about fruits. Everyone was asked to name...

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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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Rose Kulfi

With temperatures on the rise, there’s nothing like a refreshing Kulfi! This Rose Kulfi is made with milk, sugar and flavored with rose water and rose syrup. It makes a refreshing treat on a hot day!

I have often talked about my love for kulfi on the blog. It was always my and my mumma’s favorite. Whenever we would crave something refreshing during summers, we would always go for kulfi. For us, it was always better...

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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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Mom’s Kathal & Chana Dal Kebab

My mom made these delicious melt-in-mouth kebabs (patties) made with kathal (jackfruit), chana dal and a bunch of whole spices! We used to relish them with parathas and chutneys. These are also vegan and gluten-free.

There are few things which I distinctly remember were my mom’s specialty in the kitchen. One of them were these kathal and chana dal kebabs. These kebabs are more of a eastern Uttar Pradesh thing I think? because I have not heard about them anywhere...

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Dosa Waffles

Make these savory waffles with leftover dosa batter. Made with rice and lentils, these Dosa Waffles make a filling breakfast or lunch and are also gluten-free and vegan. Once you have the batter ready, you can make these in less than 30 minutes!

I make a large batch of my to-go idli dosa batter often. After we make idli, dosa and uttapam with it, we are usually still left with a lot more and that’s when I use my waffle maker to make these Dosa Waffles or you can also call them...

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Acai Bowl

Making Acai Bowl at home is so easy with just few ingredients! Topped with fresh fruits, granola, this bowl is packed with nutrition and makes a filling breakfast! Even better, you can make these in 10 minutes!

On our last trip to Hawaii, one of the things which really caught my attention were the Acai Bowls. They were so widely available on the island with all sorts of toppings.

I had Acai bowl everyday for my breakfast while I...

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Instant Pot Sushi Rice

Make this easy Sushi Rice in the Instant Pot with zero monitoring and in less than 30 minutes! This is the perfect sticky rice to make sushi rolls at home.

Even though Sushi isn’t vegetarian, yet these days you have so many vegetarian options at restaurants that serve sushi.

There are all kind of rolls with avocados, cucumber and we really enjoy them. One of my favorites has been with a mango glaze that I...

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Kuttu Paratha (Buckwheat Paratha)

Parathas made with kuttu atta (buckwheat flour), potatoes & paneer, these Kuttu Paratha are gluten-free and are great for fasting/Navratri.

They are lightly spiced and easy to make and can be enjoyed for breakfast or lunch.

Growing up, the only time kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour) was mentioned in my house was during Navratri (religious time of the year in India when people fast for 9 days and don’t eat wheat, rice, onion,...

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Air Fryer Masala Cashews

Crispy Masala Cashews made in the air fryer. These cashews are coated with Indian spices and make the perfect chai time treat.

Really addictive and you need only 15 minutes to make these!

My evening chai time is probably my favorite time of the day. I just want to sit quietly and enjoy those 10 minutes with no interference. 

And I like having...

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Malpua Rabdi Bites with Gujiya Crumble

Malpua Rabdi Bites with Gujiya Crumble, a fun fusion dessert which combines 2 of my favorite Holi desserts- malpua and gujiya!

Soft malpua, creamy rabdi and topped with a crumble made of khoya and nuts (which tastes just like Gujiya filling). Serve these in short glasses and they make the perfect dessert for your Holi party.

Indian festivals give me the chance to create fusion desserts. Honestly, they are my...

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Rabdi Recipe

Rabdi is the simplest Indian dessert which is made by simmering the milk on low heat until it reduces to 1/3rd to 1/4th of it’s original volume. 

It’s often flavored with nuts, cardamom, saffron and served in earthen clay pots. 

When I was a kid, all my favorite desserts were the...

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