Appetizers · Indian Snacks · Vegetarian

Moong Palak Mathris – Spinach Lentil Savories

Diwali – the festival of lights – is one of my most favorite Indian festivals. I still remember, growing up, we used to start preparing for Diwali right after Dussehra. Deep cleaning the house, making gharondas (doll house made with bricks and clay), buying multi-colored clay utensils, etc., etc. The entire house would smell like… Continue reading Moong Palak Mathris – Spinach Lentil Savories

Pickles and Relish

Guramma /Mango-Ginger Relish

  Summer takes me down my childhood memory lane. Growing up in India, summer vacation meant visits to family, playtime with cousins, eating seasonal fruits and vegetable in abundance, late night card games, and fun galore! One of my favorite memories is associated with king of fruits – mangoes J My dad had to bring… Continue reading Guramma /Mango-Ginger Relish

Bread and Breakfast · Cakes and Cookies · Desserts

Zucchini Chocolate Chips Power Muffins

Are your kids picky eaters? We as parents play an integral role in making good food choices and teaching them healthy eating habits. Trying to figure out what to cook for them that will make them clean their plates and provide proper nutrition is not an easy task. My girls are picky eaters so I am… Continue reading Zucchini Chocolate Chips Power Muffins

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Watermelon Granita

Originally posted on The Hungry Palate:
It is starting to feel like summer outside and my kids ask for ice cream or a Popsicle everyday. I came up with a healthier option of an icy treat for them, Granita!! It was a huge success as even my pickiest kid loved it and asked for more!…

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Baingan Bharta with Sweet Mini Peppers – Roasted Eggplant Mash

Baingan (Eggplant) bharta is a popular North Indian delicacy, which is made with roasted and mashed eggplant, onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spices. The eggplant can be roasted over a flame, grill or in the oven but the best results come from charring over a flame or charcoal grill! Growing up, eggplant was one of… Continue reading Baingan Bharta with Sweet Mini Peppers – Roasted Eggplant Mash

Bread and Breakfast · Desserts

Apple Spice Walnut Bread with Maple Glaze

Time definitely flies! It has already been a year since I started on this exciting journey of blogging and took my passion for cooking to the next level. I have thoroughly enjoyed doing this and have made some beautiful memories and amazing friends along the way. Your encouraging feedback and love has kept me going… Continue reading Apple Spice Walnut Bread with Maple Glaze

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Moong Paneer Curry – Mung Bean with Indian Cottage Cheese

Green moong (Mung Bean) is a super food that is packed with nutrients and is a rich source of fiber. It is a powerful source of vegetarian protein and becomes even more nutritious in sprouted form. I sprout green moong on a regular basis and love to eat them as a salad, in a stir-fry… Continue reading Moong Paneer Curry – Mung Bean with Indian Cottage Cheese