Crispy Falafel (Middle Eastern Chickpea Fritter) Recipe

Fritters are great.. whatever size, shape or texture they come in , they are always loved and are a hit in families. One such amazing fritter comes straight from the Middle East; it’s called Falafel.. it is an extremely popular and delectable snack that is famous all across the globe, ask a true foodie like me and he/she will know it already! They’re generally stuffed and eaten in pita breads as a sandwich, but are incredible on their own. It is my favourite go to snack when I am really not in the mood to work it off in the kitchen.. Continue reading

Garlicky Schezwan potatoes

Indo-Chinese is a spectacular fusion cuisine; coming from the very own streets of Mumbai, this cuisine has now become so popular, that it has  captured its own place across the nation’s restaurant menus… There is one such dish from the very cuisine that is so delicious, you’ll probably salivate just looking at it. It is garlicky schezwan potatoes… Just the name of this dish is enough to give a ting to your taste buds. The potato wedges are seasoned and fried off until golden and crispy, then a lovely, red and spicy sauce is prepared using aromatics and various Indo Chinese sauces, the crispy potatoes are then dropped into the sauce and simmered until it creates a magical dish, hot and ready to serve.  Continue reading

Sunshine Fruit Salad

I love salads.. healthy, fresh, natural condiments, array of colourful veggies/fruits and a delightful dressing poured in and then tossed to create a lovely bowl of a filling and extremely appetising salad. Salads can be fun and innovative and this recipe that I am showing you guys today lives upto a tall order. Great as an “after”, snack, or even when you’re craving something fruity. It is so fun to make and can be tossed up in a jiffy.. loaded with the goodness of sweet, tangy citrus fruits, my sunshine fruit salad is truly lip smacking and super healthy. Continue reading

Exotic vegetable soup

I love soups.. They are so easy to make, incredibly comforting and extremely appetising. Perfect for a rainy day! I recommend this soup over all other soups.. skip over the boring old man chow and take your soup experience to a more simple yet sophisticated level. Loaded with the goodness of assorted vegetables and a flavorsome pumpkin broth that is packed with the goodness of essential nutrients and minerals, my exotic vegetable soup leaves no stone unturned. I love to accompany it with a simple lettuce-tomato salad as nothing pleases me more than it’s simplicity! Continue reading

High-tea Pumpkin Fritters

Ever wondered why everybody enjoys a plate of tempting, crispy fritters with a steaming cup of tea? In Mumbai, it’s a road side legacy.. People munch on those yummy bhajiyas/bhajjis and then sip on their favourite cutting chai.. It’s a popular combo as it is much adored by everyone from roadside dwellers to working people because they’re super cheap and taste incredibly dynamic. There are several variations to these fritters.. onion, potato, mirchi, cauliflower, etc… However, this variation that I am publishing today is completely freestyle and has a home touch to it. Continue reading

Delicious stuffed jacket potatoes

Quick appetizers are probably the most desirable food items in the global foodosphere. There’s much competition out there as millions of home chefs compete to create amazing appetisers that are quick yet dynamic at the same time. There’s not much surprise there as appetisers are meant to be appetising and are much-loved by everyone, they are one of the most satisfying items and this recipe nowhere falls short to satisfy even the most sinful cravings. A wholesome potato with a crispy, flaky exterior with a tender and silky interior that is generously stuffed with a creamy, pungent assorted vegetable mixture and cheese. Who wouldn’t like something this awesome!? Continue reading

Healthy couscous, roasted vegetable salad

Eating healthy food that is delicious at the same time is every fitness freak’s dream. So why not include these type of dishes in our meals as well? Salads can be super fun and can be prepared with multiple ingredients and in a million variations. This is a rather simple salad as the name speaks for itself. All it consists of is some couscous, roasted vegetables, wilted spinach and a simple salad dressing.  Couscous is basically a whole grain loaded with health benefits, originating from the Northern region of Africa, this grain is authentically prepared with a vegetable or meat stew. Continue reading

Lazy Weekend Caesar Salad

Everybody loves food on the go. However, it’s people like you and me, who are reluctant and lazy to step in the kitchen and get working, especially during weekends. I am not saying that this is a hands free recipe, but it involves minimal preparation as it can be put together in a matter of less than ten minutes. Hence the name “Lazy Weekend Caesar Salad”. The textures are vivid and baseless but they end up very well together in a salad bowl when put in the right way. Continue reading

Summer Blast Caprese Pasta Salad with almond pesto.

Come, lets celebrate summer with this salad which comes from the Motherland of the world-famous and renowned Italian cuisine : Italy. this splendid Caprese Pasta Salad is loaded with fresh summer vegetables, herbs and flavours. It is absolutely spot on, and I have to admit it, this is the most delicious thing I have ever cooked/made in the past  3 years behind the kitchen counter. This salad is rich, juicy, moist, yet the veggies retain their crisp and fresh texture. The pasta is cooked to the “al dente” texture, which means “to the bite.” Continue reading

Quick and easy Chinese Bhel

This Popular Indo-Chinese roadside snack is famous all across Mumbai. Street vendors sell this awesome Bhel outside railway stations, markets and now a days it is even sold in food trucks. Made with crunchy deep-fried noodles, a variety of different sauces and vegetables. It is colorful, flavour packed and quite spicy. It will thus satisfy your crave without burning a hole in your pocket. Make this simple and quick snack for get-togethers, parties or even to surprise your friends and family with your awesome cooking skills. Continue reading