Shakkarkand Ke Gulab Jamun ( Sweet potato balls in sugar syrup)

Shakkarkand Ke Gulab Jamun , sounds interesting right ūüôā trust me it is , this recipe can never fail and you will love it. This is again one of the forgotten desserts. It reminds me of one of my aunt in Punjab who use to cook this. Gulab Jamuns are¬†traditional…

Pyaazi( Flat onion fritters)

Pyaazi (I call it as lost snack of Bihar and Jharkhand )brings some nostalgic moments back from my childhood, You won’t get this ” Tea-snack” in any fancy restaurant ever. This is a road side snack (street food ) sold by street vendors. People from Bihar,Jharkhand might identify this delicious¬†snack…

Chana dal Paratha (Protein packed bengal gram split Flat bread )

I was born in Bihar and while¬†growing up I witnessed¬† many Bihari delicacies ,Chana dal paratha¬†is one among them . It resembles the famous Maharashtrian dish ” Puran poli” which is made using chana dal but sweet in taste. The process of making the savoury chana dal paratha is a…

Aloo matar patta gobi(Potato cabbage peas stir fry )

In Punjabi household Cabbage aka patta gobi is a must, My mom cooks it so well along with peas and potatoes.So here I share her recipe of ¬†Aloo matar patta gobi which goes well¬†with¬†rice or chapati (flat Indian bread).   Ingredients¬† 1/2 cup shredded cabbage (Patta gobi) 1 medium size…

Masaledar bhindi (Spicy okra)

Masaledar bhindi is my all time favorite dish ,it’s not only easy but also gives you a restaurant style taste.¬†While choosing Bhindi in supermarket I look for young and small size bhindis¬†as they are tender. Large ones are hard and tough to cook. Also I make sure I choose Okras…

Caramel custard

Caramel custard or Caramel pudding is a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top.The origin of the dish is either France or Spain. Ingredients¬† 250 ml milk 1/2 cup Caster sugar 3 eggs 1/4 cup caster sugar for syrup 1 tspn Pure Vanilla extract Process Preheat oven…

Potato 65

I got the Appe/Abelskiever pan ¬†from India & I never knew that it will become one of my ultimate favorites¬†in the kitchen. This is¬†such a versatile utensil in the kitchen, It can give you healthy and scrumptious meals every single day without any guilt. I wanted to try this vegetarian…

Papad kadi ( papadum in yogurt gravy)

Papad kadi¬†is a very simple,yet succulent¬†dish. When you are running short of time this is the best side dish along with chapati,paratha or rice. Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt /Curd 2 tbsp besan (chickpea flour) 1/2 onion chopped 2 green chillies chopped 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli…

Bharwa Karela ( stuffed bitter gourd)

Every food I cook has a memory associated with it. I think it’s very common and everyone can have a story or memory associated with food they eat. I remember going to Punjab and my mum use to pack bharwa karele & paratha for our journey . She would never…

Dhokla from Dosa batter

I had left over home made dosa batter and I was fed up eating idli,dosa,uttapam so being a dhokla lover I thought of again using this batter to make dhokla and it came out perfectttttttttttttt, super yummy ūüėČ   Ingredients Left over dosa/idli batter ( I think I had close…