Achari Mathri (Air Fryer or Oven Baked)

These mathris are made with atta (whole wheat flour) and stuffed with a achari filling. They are great for snacking and go well with chai. I cooked these Achari Mathri in the air fryer but you can also bake these. These are air fried so they make a healthier alternative to the traditional mathris.

For Diwali, if there’s one snack that I always make then it has to be mathri. They are my favorite and I never miss an opportunity to make these for the festive season. Earlier I would always deep...

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Makhana Namkeen (Air Fryer & Stove-top)

Make this crunchy snack with makhana (fox nuts), nuts, spices and very little oil. This Makhana Namkeen is easy to make in the air fryer and is goes well with a cup of chai.

I really crave a salty snack with my evening chai and homemade namkeens are my favorite. I often make a batch of my roasted poha chivda and this makhana namkeen to enjoy with my cuppa chai.

With the days getting colder, my...

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Aloo Chaat – Delhi Style (Air Fryer)

Make Delhi Style Aloo Chaat in the air fryer with this easy recipe! Spicy, tangy air fried potatoes are tossed with spices and garnished with fresh cilantro. Drizzle some cilantro chutney on top for extra flavor.

One of the things that I look forward most to when I go back home is my beloved chaat. It’s my favorite thing in the world and there’s truly nothing like Dilli ki Chaat.

I grew up around Delhi so I...

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Spicy Sunset – Orange Rosemary Mocktail

Looking for an easy drink for the festive season that everyone can enjoy? Try this Spicy Sunset aka Orange Rosemary Mocktail. Made with orange juice, rosemary, simple syrup and spices, this drink packs a punch!

If you are one of those non-drinkers who struggle during the festive season to find a drink that you can enjoy, then I got you. I created this recipe keeping in mind my husband who doesn’t drink at all. He is always the one without a glass at parties, sipping on water...

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Vegetable & Chickpea Coconut Curry

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Cozy up on cold days with this Vegetable & Chickpea Coconut Curry. Made with cauliflower, sweet potatoes, chickpea and warm spices, this curry is fragrant, aromatic and so...

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Vegan Pumpkin Bread

Welcome fall with this easy Vegan Pumpkin Bread. Baking this bread fills your kitchen with the wonderful aroma of spices. It’s soft and moist and just perfect to enjoy with a cup of coffee!

My favorite season is here aka the pumpkin season. I love baking this time of the year, although now I don’t bake as much as I used to, yet when the air turns cooler, I feel like turning on my oven more often.

Last weekend, I felt like having a...

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Air Fryer Aloo Gobi

Air Fryer Aloo Gobi is the easiest Aloo Gobi that you will ever make! No sautéing in the pan, hand-free cooking and gets done in 30 minutes or less. Serve with rice and dal for the most comforting Indian meal. It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

I adore aloo gobi and it is also one of Sarvesh’s most favorite dishes. So, it’s no surprise that I make it very often in my kitchen. When we first got married, I learnt how to make simple homestyle aloo gobi, just like it was made in my...

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Air Fryer Masala Fries

These Masala Fries are spicy, tangy and so easy to make in the air fryer. Dip in your favorite sauce and enjoy as a snack or serve along with your favorite burger!

I am in love with my air fryer. I feel like I am too late to the game and have warmed up to it only in the last few months. For the last 3 to 4 months, I have been using my air fryer every night to cook veggies. It’s easy and so quick!

And...

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Lentil Tabbouleh Salad

Make the classic Tabbouleh more filling by adding lentils to it in this Lentil Tabbouleh Salad. An easy meal which is perfect for quick lunches and is also vegan and gluten-free.

As an Indian, I eat a lot of lentils. It’s a staple for me and I cook them at least 3 times a week if not more (as a kid I ate them every day!). But as you would probably guess, 99% of the time, I eat lentils as dal. I make all kinds of dals from simple dals like moong dal, masoor dal to my favorite dal tadka and dal...

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Schezwan Noodles

Use some of that leftover homemade schezwan sauce to make Vegetarian Schezwan Noodles! This is an easy meal to make for busy days in 30 minutes or less especially when you have the sauce ready to go!

Remember I shared these paneer schezwan momos last week? Well, after making those momos I still had leftover schezwan sauce and I just had to make some noodles.

These schezwan noodles are easy, quick and have so...

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Beetroot Tikki

Healthy pan-fried Beetroot Tikki made with beets, rolled oats and spices. Addition of panko bread crumbs adds to the crunch, these vegan tikkis are best enjoyed as a snack or served as an appetizer.

Beetroot was not a very popular vegetable in my home in India. I don’t remember mom making it often. One way she would make it was beetroot raita and she also added it to salads sometimes. But other than that, it wasn’t cooked...

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Schezwan Sauce

Make spicy and super flavorful Schezwan Sauce at home with this easy recipe. This sauce which can be served as a condiment along with dumplings, spring rolls or used in recipes like Schezwan fried rice and noodles.

This sauce is quite popular in the Indo-Chinese cuisine and also happens to be one of my favorites!

Indo-Chinese when done right is one of my favorite things to enjoy. I say when done “right”...

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