Hariyali Paneer Tikka

If you are looking for a great vegetarian appetizer for your summer grilling party, then look no further than this Hariyali Paneer Tikka!

Cubes of paneer marinated with yogurt, spices and a paste made with cilantro and mint, this is best enjoyed with a squeeze of lemon and more chutney on the side.

We all love paneer tikka, don’t we? Paneer marinated with yogurt, spices and...

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Mango Ice Cream (No-Churn & Eggless)

Use the sweet mangoes in season to make this no-churn Mango Ice Cream. This ice cream is super easy to make with prep time of only 15 minutes! It’s also eggless and you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it!

We have been having a bit of mango overdose lately. Our local Indian store is getting regular supply of Pakistani mangoes (which are extremely delicious by the way) and Sarvesh has been buying them like there’s no...

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Bread Kulcha

Soft Bread Kulcha reminds me of my college days when I used to gorge on matar kulcha from my favorite roadside thela. Smeared with butter, these kulchas are popular in Delhi and pair perfectly well with chole or the classic matar chaat.

Bread kulcha is a bread that’s not so popular outside North India. It’s most famous in Delhi area where it’s often served with matar chaat (also known as matra). You would often spot roadside carts selling matar kulcha on the streets of...

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Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is popular Indian street food where dinner rolls/buns are served with spicy mashed veggies topped with dollop of butter. Street food doesn’t get better than this!

This Pav Bhaji Recipe is spicy, so flavorful and can be easily made vegan by replacing butter with vegan butter! If you have never had this in your life, you are seriously missing...

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Achari Bhindi

This Achari Bhindi has okra cooked with tomato, yogurt and picking spices like mustard, fennel. The dish is tangy, spicy and and if you are looking for a different way to cook okra, then you need to give this a try!

Bhindi aka okra is one of my favorite vegetables. I think this holds true for most Indians, everyone seems to love bhindi! Sarvesh is a big fan, give him bhindi and dal and he would be happy every day.

I have shared...

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Instant Pot Burmese Samosa Soup

Samosa Soup is a flavorful lentil based vegan soup which is served with Samosa along with other toppings. The addition of samosa makes it very flavorful, filling and a complete meal in itself!

The first time I tasted samosa soup was at the Burma Superstar restaurant in San Francisco. One look at their menu and I knew I wanted to order it. After all it had samosa in it and who doesn’t like samosa? The soup exceeded my expectations! There was...

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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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Veg Puff

Make bakery style veg puff with this easy recipe using store bought puff pastry. Made with mixed vegetables, these make a great snack with chai or you can also enjoy them for breakfast or lunch!

Made with puff pastry and filled with a spicy vegetable filling, these puffs were something I grew up eating. We would also call them veg patties.

And pretty sure if you are an Indian and did your schooling from India,...

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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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Eggless French Toast

Make your mornings special with these Eggless French Toast which get done in 30 minutes or less! These taste just like your favorite French toast with crispy crust and soft and fluffy center but made without eggs.

Growing up in India, eggless desserts were pretty common. A lot of people back home do not eat eggs, and most of the time it has to do with religious beliefs rather than an egg allergy.

So I...

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Smoked Tandoori Paneer Sandwich

This Tandoori Paneer Sandwich has a spicy paneer filling with cilantro chutney, sriracha mayonnaise & cheese! It’s spicy, cheesy and has a infused smoky flavor through charcoal. It makes the perfect brunch for the weekend.

I haven’t shared many sandwich recipes here on the blog and that needs to change. Sandwiches are often thought to be quite simple and may I say boring?

In my opinion...

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