MAIN COURSE RECIPES

Tri-coloured Rice | Three Layered Rice

This three layered rice is made by arranging three...

Gujarati Kadhi

Gujarati Kadhi is a  perfect accompaniment to plain rice...

Dal Hari Bhari

Dal Hari Bhari is prepared by adding palak (spinach)...

Katachi Amti – a traditional Maharashtrian dish

Katachi Amti is a  Maharashtrian style spicy, tangy, runny...

Sindhi Koki | Sindhi breakfast recipe

Sindhi koki is a roti prepared with wholewheat flour...

Urlai Roast (Potato Roast)

Urlai Roast (Potato Roast) is a Chettinad style roasted...

DESSERT RECIPES

Eggless Chocolate Mousse

Craving chocolate desserts? Here’s a dessert recipe to satisy your sweet tooth. This rich, creamy chocolate mousse is a perfect dessert for chocolate lovers. Ingredients 1...

SNACKS RECIPES

Sweet Potato Fries

Deviating from our regular potato fries, lets make sweet  potato fries today. It makes for a good tea-time snack. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes Oil for deep frying Method Wash...

Mangalorean Steamed Bottle gourd Cake

Steamed Bottle gourd cake is a traditional Mangalorean dish. It is known as “Tureta Adde” in Tulu*. ‘Ture’ in Tulu means Bottle gourd and ‘Adde’ is steamed cake.  It...
Moong Dal pakodas

Moong Dal Pakodas / Tea-time snack

Moong Dal Pakodas  are popular pakodas sold by the roadside food vendors in Mumbai.  It’s a perfect snack with hot cup of evening  tea, specially  in the rainy season.  It...

Chinese Bhel – a popular street food of Mumbai

Chinese Bhel, an Indo-Chinese dish, ironically is a popular street food of Mumbai.  This super addictive Chinese bhel is nothing but crispy fried noodles tossed in sauces (schezwan sauce...

Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir Vadi is a famous traditional  Maharashtrian snack made from coriander leaves and gram flour. It can be  served as a side dish with meals. Ingredients 3 cups Coriander (chopped) 1...
Kanda Bhajiya

Onion Pakodas | Kanda Bhaji

Onion Pakodas are one of the many famous street foods of Mumbai. Simple to make, delicious to taste, this makes for an ideal snack with a cup of tea,...
Begun Bhaja

Begun Bhaja | Brinjal Fry | Spicy fried brinjal

Begun Bhaja, in Bengali means fried brinjal/ eggplant.  This is the most commonly prepared dish at Bengali households. Eggplant is cut into thin slices, coated with masalas and fried....

Khaman Dhokla

Once I had some vegetarian guests coming over, for which I wanted to make some non-fried snack. That’s when a friend of mine  came to my rescue and gave...

Falafel

Falafel is a deep fried patty made from ground kabuli chana (white chickpeas) and certain vegetables like carrots, cabbage, capsicum etc. In the Middle East, it is a popular...

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BREAKFAST RECIPES

Boiled Egg Sandwich

Boiled Egg sandwich is a breakfast recipe of bread sandwiched with hardboiled eggs, green chutney and grated cheese. The combination of green chutney and...

Thalipeeth

Thalipeeth is a traditional  Maharashtrian breakfast dish. It is made by combining multigrain flours and various spices. Thus, it is nutritious and tasty. Thalipeeth...

Medu Vada

Medu Vada is a South Indian delicacy prepared using split black gram (udad dal).  It can be served for breakfast or as a tea...

Moong Palak Cheela

Moong Palak Cheela - A nutritious cheela with the goodness of spinach and split green gram. Last night, I had soaked moong dal (split green...

Vegetable Masala Oats

Vegetable Masala Oats is a quick and healthy breakfast dish. Healthy oats combined with vegetables makes for a great beginning to a busy day....

GARDENING

Growing Methi (Fenugreek)

   Everything that slows us down and forces patience,           Everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.             ...

Hibiscus Plant Care

I started taking keen interest in gardening about 5 years ago. Staying in Mumbai, having a full fledged garden with big trees is a distant dream. But, I have managed to grow quite a...

Microgreens

Microgreens – the powerhouse of nutrition Microgreens are leafy vegetables which are harvested at a very early stage.  They are super healthy even in comparison with their fully grown counterparts.   They are packed with nutrition...

How to grow Spinach in containers |Pots

                            The love of gardening is a seed                            ...

Rose – A Gardener’s Delight

A Rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.                                                ...