Dahi Bhalla – Tips to Make Soft Bhalla

Make the softest Dahi Bhalla with this fool-proof recipe!

These lentil fritters are dunked in yogurt and topped with spicy and sweet chutneys. No celebration in my house was complete without them.

If there was one thing which mom always made for all festivals, it was this- Dahi Bhalla!

Whether it was Holi, Diwali or Raksha Bandhan, these were always on the...

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Gulab Jamun Shrikhand Jars

Gulab Jamun Shrikhand Jars – layers of cookie crumbs, thick & creamy shrikhand and topped with gluab jamun!

These gorgeous parfait make the perfect festive treat! They are also easy to make in advance.

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I have a thing with Indian dessert...

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Instant Pot Potato Masala (Dosa Aloo)

Simple south Indian style Potato Masala (dosa aloo) made in the Instant Pot.

Skip the step of boiling the potatoes first and do it all in one-pot!

Don’t worry I will be continuing with my Diwali recipes.

This is just a little break in between to share more of the regular stuff that I usually share on the blog :)!

This Instant Pot...

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Coconut Rose Kalakand

Kalakand is infused with flavors of coconut and rose in this decadent dessert!

The Coconut Rose Kalakand makes a delicious treat for the festive season!

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Less than 2 weeks left for Diwali! Have you guys already decided on the Diwali menu?

If you...

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Paneer Nachos

Paneer Nachos loaded with layers of tortilla chips, spicy marinated paneer, beans and topped with onion-tomato salsa, yogurt, cilantro chutney, sweet chutney and crispy papdi!

These nachos with Indian twist will be your new favorite way to enjoy nachos!

You guys! I am so so excited for today’s recipe.

I am always excited to share recipes with you guys but this one has me very...

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Besan Burfi

Besan Burfi is a popular Indian sweet made with gram flour, ghee and flavored with cardamom.

This homemade recipe for besan burfi will give you melt in mouth burfi every time!

Sweets made with besan (gram flour) are some of my favorite sweets.

Like besan ladoo and this besan burfi!

They both have essentially the same...

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Cookbook Anniversary Giveaway!

    This GIVEAWAY has ended. The winners were contacted through email and notified.

    The winners are-

    Sujata who loves the Badam Burfi, Shira who loves Chole, Daniel whose favorite is the Chana Dal, Lee who loves the Aloo Gobi and Neha who also loves the Aloo Gobi (clearly reader’s favorite!)

    Thanks all for...

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    Easy Badam Burfi (with Almond Flour)

    Easy Badam Burfi  aka Almond Fudge made with store bought Almond Flour. You need less than 20 minutes to make this sweet!

    An easy mithai to lighten up your Diwali!

    So, I did a lot of brain storming when I was coming up with this year’s Diwali recipes.

    One of the main goals was to come up with easy recipes.


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    Baked Besan Papdi

    Crispy savory crackers made with besan (gram flour). This baked Besan Papdi makes a great snack with chai and is also vegan and gluten-free!

    It would also make a great snack for Diwali and you can also pack them in little treat bags to gift your friends.

    Diwali is the only time I don’t mind frying things.

    Usually, I am not a fan of deep frying...

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    Instant Pot Seviyan Kheer (Vermicelli Kheer)

    Quick and easy Instant Pot Seviyan Kheer. This is a dump and go recipe which make seviyan kheer in no time.

    This will be an easy recipe to make with minimal efforts and zero monitoring during Diwali!

    If you love all the Instant Pot vegetarian/vegan recipes that I share on the blog, please join me on this Facebook Group – Instant Pot Vegetarian Recipes. The group would feature vegetarian instant pot recipes from all around...

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    Restaurant style Vegetable Biryani

    Nothing like a good plate of aromatic biryani! This Vegetable Biryani hits all the right spots with its wonderful aroma and exotic flavors!

    Loaded with veggies, crunchy cashews, warm spices like saffron, herbs like cilantro and mint, this biryani is a delight to the taste buds in every bite!

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    Sooji Halwa

    Traditional Indian dessert, Sooji Halwa is a pudding made from semolina (sooji).

    Ghee, sugar and sooji are the three main ingredients required to make this easy dessert!

    I have realized that I haven’t shared some very basic Indian recipes on the blog.

    Like so far, I had not shared the recipe for Sooji Halwa (Suji Halwa)! I mean can there be any simpler (and easier) Indian dessert?


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