Homemade Spiced Paneer

A healthy snack that is high on flavor and nutrition ! Homemade spiced paneer is an easy preparation, that’s just perfect for this rainy season. Give it a shot! And for all my calorie conscious readers , this recipe has no oil. Enjoy ! We all know how it feels when enter the kitchen , keep the milk to boil and it gets spoiled. This generally happens during summers. And then we are left with only two options – either discard the entire thing , or make something out of the curdled milk. I am the kind of person who…

Gavrani Egg Curry

The festival of Diwali is over. All sweets have been eaten, Family and friends are gone, all the lights are being packed and kept properly for next year. After having a great Diwali with lots of sweets , its time for some Chatpata , spicy food. Not a lot of stuff, but that one tasty dish , that’ll make your meal awesome. So we decided to make a gavrani style egg curry. Recipe courtesy my MIL. This gravy was a speciality in remote parts of Maharashtra , where tomatoes weren’t easily available. So the recipe has onion based gravy, with…

Paneer Pulav Recipe

My hubby’s side of the family has always been a big fan of North Indian cuisine. So every now and then when we all feel like having something different , we turn to the North Indian options. And I being a little more of a North Indian than the others in the family , end up creating them! Paneer Pulav was one of the very first dishes I tried on my In-laws.Yes, I tried it on them , as even I was testing their palate. Being a vegetarian family, Paneer is like the king of all food. They instantly took…

Tomato Carrot Soup

The color tells it all , doesn’t it? There’s definitely something in this soup , apart from tomatoes, right? Don’t worry it isn’t food color. The coloring agent used is beetroot, the best edible red color you can get! The soup is a delicate mix of tomatoes, carrots n yes ….beetroot with a simple seasoning . The soup brings out the basic flavors of the veggies , and makes it one of the best comfort foods ! I bet , a lot of us ( me included ), don’t have a definite liking for beetroot. This tomato soup recipe is…

Paneer and veggie salad

These days we are all looking for fusion recipes! Be it Chinese , Mexican or American , we will not love a food preparation until we Indianise it! We need an Indian desi flavor in everything …..if nothing else we’ll add a little salt n pepper! Today’s salad recipe is inspired by the same fusion thought! A cottage cheese / paneer salad with veggies. The paneer gives the salad an Indian twist, And the freshness of veggies adds to the awesome taste! This preparation can be enjoyed as a filling evening snack or a healthy breakfast ! Again you can…

Pizza Pockets Recipe

KIDS definitely know how to keep their moms on their toes. Be it free play, be it school work, be it getting ready for a party , or be it feeding them ( and that’s atleast 3-5 times a day!). I have really started to understand the phrase “ Eating with your eyes ” , after I started cooking for and feeding my kids. The food should look good, much before it tastes good. That’s their philosophy……..and I think it applies to all of us too. We would love to try out food that looks delicious, won’t you? So, with…