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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Air Fryer Garlic Bread (Cheesy & Plain!)

This Air Fryer Garlic Bread is the easier garlic bread that you can make! It’s cheesy with crispy edges, requires few ingredients and gets done in less than 20 minutes! Makes a great snack and the perfect side to your pasta and salads.

If you have never made garlic bread in your air fryer, then let me introduce to this amazingness! Spoiler alert: you might get addicted to it because it’s...

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Instant Pot Rigatoni with Mascarpone Cheese

Make this fancy looking (and tasting!) rigatoni in your pressure cooker in 30 minutes! This Instant Pot Rigatoni has a luxurious creamy sauce flavored with mascarpone cheese making it the perfect meal for special occasions and date nights!

I am back with yet another Instant Pot pasta recipe and this might just be my favorite one so far! I know I have shared so many Instant Pot pasta recipes in the past (this tomato basil is universally loved!) but I truly never get tired of them. I love...

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Air Fryer Onion Pakoda

Onion Pakoda are onion fritters made with onion, gram flour (besan) and spices and are a very popular Indian snack. They are traditionally deep fried but this air fryer version of onion pakoda turns out just as good! These are crunchy, so flavorful and make a delightful snack with a cup of chai!

Most Indians will have fond memories associated with pakoda and rains. I remember whenever it would start raining during monsoon season, mom would make all sorts of pakodas made...

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Til Chikki (Sesame Brittle)

Til Chikki is a brittle made with sesame seeds and jaggery and especially popular in northern Indian during winters! It’s easy to make at home with only 2 main ingredients. It keeps good for weeks in an airtight container and makes a nice snack or a little treat when the sweet cravings kick in!

Til (sesame) is something that’s consumed a lot during winter months in Northern India. I know it’s used in a lot of dishes in western and eastern parts of India but in my home, the most...

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Cranberry Maple Rosemary Mocktail

If you are looking for an easy and refreshing drink for the holidays that even the kids can enjoy, then try this Cranberry Maple & Rosemary Mocktail. The vibrant red color makes it perfect for the festive season!

This year we have been actually able to go to a few small holiday parties (unlike last year) so that has been nice. But whenever we go to these parties, we always struggle with the drinks option. Needless to say there are always lots of alcoholic options on the menu but not much it comes to...

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No-Bake Biscoff Cheesecake

Creamy, no-bake Biscoff Cheesecake is the ultimate cheesecake for all Biscoff lovers! Sweet crust made with biscoff cookies is topped with a creamy cookie butter cheesecake for that ultimate indulgence!

This cheesecake should have made an appearance on my blog way earlier. Sarvesh is the biggest biscoff fan, he eats it every single day by dipping it in my chai (yes he doesn’t drink chai himself but that doesn’t stop him from dipping his favorite cookie in my...

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Eggless Thumbprint Cookies

These Eggless Thumbprint Cookies are one of the easiest cookies that you can bake with basic pantry ingredients. Made with a simple cookie dough and filled with jam, these are really festive and can be filled with so many things!

I love baking cookies in my kitchen and if you have been around for a while, you are fully aware of this! :). In the past I have shared these eggless danish butter cookies, eggless cake rusk and many more! These eggless thumbprint cookies or...

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Sweet & Spicy Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

This Sweet & Spicy Brussel Sprouts comes together easily in the air fryer. The crispy Brussel sprouts are tossed with a sauce made with olive oil, maple syrup, sriracha. Makes a quick, easy and vegan side or appetizer!

Ever since I got my air fryer, I have been air frying tons of vegetables in it. I always thought I loved roasting veggies in my oven (and I still do) but the air fryer has completely replaced it for this purpose.

The fact that...

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Hasselback Sweet Potatoes Chaat

This Hasselback Sweet Potatoes Chaat inspired by Indian flavors might be your new favorite way to enjoy sweet potatoes for the holidays! Garnished with cilantro chutney, tamarind chutney, pomegranate and fresh herbs this is also vegan and gluten-free!

I love chaat anything and everything and I think I have mentioned that so many times on the blog. I make a chaat out of everything from pizza to kala chana to potatoes to my favorite sweet potatoes. I have shared a sweet potato chaat recipe on the blog...

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Paan Cheesecake Truffles

Bite sized version of Paan Cheesecake, these Paan Cheesecake Truffles are made with cream cheese, parle-g crumbs, real paan leaves and flavored with gulkand and garnished with candied fennel. If you love meetha paan, then you are going to love this fusion dessert.

It’s super easy to make, no-bake and great to make for your Diwali party!

And it’s Diwali yet again and I am back with yet another paan dessert! πŸ˜€...

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Gulab Jamun Cheesecake Truffles

These no-bake Gulab Jamun Cheesecake Truffles combine cream cheese, pargle-g biscuit crumbs and gulab jamuns into one bite size treats! Dipped in chocolate, these truffles are so much easier to make than a full cheesecake, carry and share! Give these a try this festive season.

Combining Indian mithais with cheesecake always sounds like a good idea for fusion desserts. Indian sweets are typically very sweet so when you combine them with cream cheese, it cuts into the the...

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