Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Thick, creamy and cheesy, this Broccoli Cheddar Soup makes a cozy and comforting meal on a cold day. It’s also a great way to include broccoli into your diet. Pair with a crusty bread for a hearty meal that you would want to make over and over again.

When it’s cold and snowing outside, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of creamy soup and this Broccoli Cheddar Soup hits the spot every single time. It’s so thick, creamy and with all that cheesy...

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Eggless Masala Chai Cheesecake

This Masala Chai Cheesecake is flavored with spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and real black tea! The warm flavors make it a perfect dessert for the holidays! Topped with dulce de leche, this cheesecake is also egg-free and nut-free.

Chai is my love language, it really is. I don’t think anything gives me more happiness than my morning cup of masala chai (which by the way Sarvesh makes it, always). I have always loved spices in my dessert whether it’s in burfi...

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Paneer Eggplant Roll-Ups

These Paneer Eggplant Roll Ups are stuffed with a paneer and spinach filling and topped with a spiced tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. This gluten-free recipe is perfect for entertaining during the holidays!

Colder days call for comforting dishes and when you think of comforting food, pasta definitely makes it to the top of that list. Isn’t it? The tomato sauce, pasta and all that cheesy goodness screams comfort.

These eggplant...

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Roasted Whole Cauliflower Tikka

Are you not sure what to serve your vegetarian guests in place of turkey on the Thanksgiving table? Try this Roasted Cauliflower Tikka. Whole cauliflower marinated with aromatic spices then baked in the oven and served with a tomato based creamy sauce! This will surely impress your vegetarian guests!

I love adding Indian inspired dishes to out Thanksgiving table like the masala smashed potatoes, tandoori mushrooms, apple chutney and more. However these are all sides and vegetarians...

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Tandoori Mushrooms

These tandoori mushrooms are first stuffed with a flavorful filling made with cream cheese, onion, peppers, cilantro chutney and then coated in a marinade with yogurt and spices and baked to perfection in the oven. The final charring of the mushrooms over direct heat gives these mushrooms that smoky flavor which takes the flavors a notch-up!

Mushrooms appetizers are some of my favorite appetizers like the mushroom tikka, avocado mushroom crostini and more! However,...

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Atta Biscuits (Wheat Cookies)

Easy, eggless and crispy Atta Biscuits are popular tea time cookies in India. Made with ghee, whole wheat flour and flavored with cardamom, these cookies taste best when dipped in chai!

Chai time is probably the best time of the day for everyone in India. All our talks, meetings, discussions everything always revolves around chai. Everyone in India drinks at least 2 cups of chai everyday, one in the morning and the other in evening. And of course if...

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Mithai Dip & Indian Dessert Charcuterie Board

Entertaining friends and family during the festive time and looking for dessert options? Make this Indian Dessert Board with a delicious Mithai Dip. The flavorful dip served with an assortment of mithais, cake bites, brownie bites, cookies, fruits is bound to grab eyeballs at your festive table!

When I asked you guys few months back about recipes that you would like to see this Diwali on instagram, there were plenty of votes for “party recipes” or recipes for entertaining. I...

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Paan Mousse

Easy eggless Paan Mousse is made with just a handful of ingredients. Made with paan leaves (betel leaves), gulkand (rose petal jam), fennel and flavored with rose water, this mousse is light, refreshing and makes a great dessert for Diwali or any other festivities.

Paan is such a refreshing flavor and so it’s no wonder that it always makes it to my Diwali dessert menu. Over the years I have created tons of desserts using paan (betel leaves) and gulkand (hello paan ladoo and...

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Bhakarwadi Recipe

Bhakarwadi is a crunchy snack popular in the western parts of India. These pinwheels are stuffed with spices, coconut etc. and have a spicy, tangy and sweet taste. These are deep fried and go well along with a cup of chai!

I love all things crispy and crunchy with my chai like mathri, samosa etc. Most chai time Indian snacks are deep fried and crispy and I am low key addicted to them. I have zero self control when it comes to Indian snacks, I just cannot resist them and often end up eating the whole packet in one...

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Biscoff Ladoo

These Biscoff Ladoo take less than 30 minutes from beginning to end and make a delicious festive treat. If you have jumped on the biscoff bandwagon and cannot get enough of it, then you will love these ladoos. They are perfect for gifting to friends and family as well.

Easy ladoos are one of my favorite things to make for the festive season like these paan ladoo, kesar badam ladoo and more. And this year I thought of making Biscoff ladoos...

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Paneer Tikka Corn Chaat

This Paneer Tikka Corn Chaat makes a flavorful vegetarian appetizer which is great to serve at Holiday parties and festive get-togethers. Marinated paneer cubes are cooked until golden (just like the paneer tikka recipe) and then tossed with corn, onion, tomatoes and a bunch of spices in this appetizing chaat. You can serve it in bowls or in small glasses like I did!

I always find that the main course is easy to plan when deciding on a menu for a Diwali party, or any Holiday party. It...

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Spicy Mango Mocktail

Festivities are incomplete without a refreshing drink and this spicy Mango Mocktail is a drink that can be enjoyed by everyone alike. Made with mango juice, coconut water, ginger and fresh mint the drink gets the kick from jalapeños. Serve plain or top with sparkling water!

I love making mocktails for my dinner parties especially during the festive time. Whether it’s Diwali, Thanksgiving or Christmas, the addition of a good mocktail...

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