Chocolate Burfi

An easy to make sweet for Diwali. This is instant Chocolate Burfi, made with milk powder and few other simple ingredients and tastes just as good as the traditional burfi!

Happy weekend everyone! I know Diwali preps must be in full swing after all this is the last weekend before Diwali and there’s hardly any time left. Everyone must already have made their Diwali snacks and sweets. But if are still deciding on the sweets, then here’s an easy one for you – my double layer Chocolate...

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Methi Mathri

Crispy Methi Mathri are the perfect tea time snack!

I have come to this conclusion recently – I can resist chocolates, I can even resist the temptation of a  cheesecake, it’s difficult but I can manage BUT when it comes to mathri I have no self control like ZERO. No wonder mom used to make mathri at home only twice in a year , for Holi and Diwali because she knew it will all be finished by one and only one person in the house, yes that’s ME!...

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Cheesy Jalapeno Dip

    Thanks Castello for sponsoring this post! As always all opinions are mine alone.

    Cheesy Jalapeno Dip made with Castello’s delicious Havarti Jalapeño Cheese is the perfect appetizer for the movie night. Serve it with crackers , carrots or anything you fancy!

    I am a huge movie buff. Yup, I am one of those who you can be sure to spot in a theater whenever a good movie comes up. Because movies are...

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    Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

    Stuffed mushrooms with a creamy and cheesy vegetarian filling . These are easy to make, high on flavors and an excellent appetizer to serve at any party. Try these Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms for Thanksgiving or just about any gathering, they are sure to be a crowd pleaser. They are stuffed with all yummy things and the most delicious Kraft Natural Shredded Cheese!

    So we are all officially into full festive mood now. The clock went back an hour yesterday (an extra hour of...

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    Mini Pumpkin Cakes

    Super soft and spiced Mini Pumpkin Cakes frosted with the most amazing Cinnamon Maple Frosting!

    And we are back to pumpkin again. I will be back with more Diwali recipes but these mini pumpkin cakes have been sitting in my draft folder for way too long and I didn’t want to make them wait any further. Oh before I forget Happy Halloween! What are you guys doing tonight? And plans of dressing up? I know some people are so creative, so I am totally looking forward to some amazing...

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    Eggless Indian Shortbread Cookies – Nankhatai are very popular during the festive season. These are flavored with ghee, cardamom and saffron and will melt in your mouth!

    In India, we do not associate our sweets and cookies with eggs. The crispy biscuits (that’s what we call cookies usually!) which are dipped in chai every morning are always eggless. Now a lot of new products have come up and cookies do have eggs in them but I remember...

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    No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Parfait

    These No Bake OREO Cheesecake Parfait are the perfect treat for your Halloween Party! So easy, cute and spooky!

    Boo! It’s the Halloween week! I had so many things planned for you guys for Halloween but unfortunately I was able to execute only a few. What do I say, I have been crazy busy. Less than a month to go to India means lots of shopping, plus the house stuff still takes most of the weekend. So much to do and so little time. Plus you guys already know how good I am at...

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    Curried Pumpkin Soup

    Remember I posted these spicy roasted pumpkin seeds at the beginning of the week? Well, I am ending the week with this Curried Pumpkin Soup which I topped with those spicy seeds. The soup is super comforting and will become your new favorite fall soup! It will also be perfect for your Halloween or Thanksgiving entertaining!

    The soup season is here, it’s everywhere! I have always been a soup lover, in India winters weren’t as bad as they are...

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    Vegan Stuffed Peppers

    Vegan Stuffed Peppers made with leftover rice. Quick and easy!

    I think the toughest question that you have to face everyday is what to cook for breakfast and what to make for dinner. Don’t you guys agree with me? I swear sometimes I feel like pulling my hair, but even that won’t give me an answer to this question *sigh*. I have told you guys before I am very bad at planning, I so wish I was a planner but I...

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    Cinnamon Churros

    Homemade Cinnamon Churros are surprisingly easy to make. Serve them with chocolate dipping sauce for a delicious treat!

    Blogging has given me so much. To say that it has been a great journey would be an understatement. It has opened so many channels for me. I have had most fun trying new recipes, learning food photography and just being a part of this amazing blogging community. I have met a lot of like minded foodies in the last 2 years and have developed a friendship with several of...

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    Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Spicy roasted pumpkin seeds are healthy to snack on. They are also delicious on top of soups and salads!

    Time is flying, we are in second half of October already. I am sure you all must have pulled out your Halloween decorations by now. It’s so funny but all these years we lived in high rise apartments and I never saw any halloween decor. I mean there was stuff in front of the building and reception area but I never anyone put stuff in front of their apartments. But this year it’s...

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    Pumpkin Spice Pecan Shortbread Cookies

    Pecan Shortbread Cookies made perfect for fall with addition of pumpkin pie spice. Made with few simple ingredients, these will be your new favorite fall treat!

    So what is your favorite thing to bake? Mine would be cookies or cupcakes or cheesecake. Okay, I give up I can’t decide  but cookies are right up there. I think they are the easiest to make and also so delicious. Plus tell me who doesn’t like cookies? Okay some might like soft cookies, some crispy, some...

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