Eggless Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is one side dish which, if you have in your refrigerator, can help you make a quick dip for your snack or put together a quick sandwich. Somehow, I have not been a fan of store bought mayonnaise for various reasons. And when it came to making Mayonnaise at home, I knew it was…

Caramel Custard

If you ask me some of my favourite desserts, then caramel custard will there up there in the top 5. I remember having this from the time I was a kid. Mom used to make it and we all loved having it. After I started cooking on my own, I also figured out how to…

Mini Margherita Pizza

Pizzas – don’t most of us love them?? Some may be concerned about the cheese that goes on top of them, but still would want to eat a slice…;) I like thin crust pizzas in general. But when it comes to mini pizzas, I am ok with the crust a little think on these little…

Home-Made Pizza Sauce

Pizzas are a comfort food for many. So it makes sense to have the pizza sauce ready in your refrigerator to make a quick pizza when you really can’t think of anything else to make…:) And you can use it to make a bread pizza or a regular pizza. The easiest would be to put…

Lagan Nu Custard

Lagan Nu Custard translates to “wedding custard”. This is a Parsi dish prepared during weddings. It doesn’t require too many ingredients, but does take some time for the milk to be reduced. But the wait it really worth it. I first had this dessert at a friend’s place and had loved it. So when I…

Sabudana (Sago/Tapioca Pearls) Khichidi

Sabudana (sago / tapioca pearls) Khichidi is a very typical Indian recipe prepared during fasting times. I like eating this as a breakfast and hence make it once in a while for the family. It isn’t a spicy dish and neither is it very heavy. So makes a good evening snack recipe too. One of…

Granola Bars

I love granola bars. More as an in between healthy snack alternative. We usually carry these during our travels and the whole family loves them. But I am not talking of the store-bought varieties, but the home-made ones. The possibilities of ingredients that you can add to make these granola bars are up to what…

Savoury Twisters

Savoury Twisters or Nimki or Namek Pare – all different names for the same item. This is a pretty quick snack that can be made and is one of the regular items prepared during Indian festivals like Diwali and Holi. It can be made well in advance and stored in an air-tight container at room…

Mint and Coriander Chutney (Green Chutney)

Mint and Coriander Chutney is one of those easy to make dips which go really well with some of the tandoori starters. It is also a good spread for making sandwiches. Few things to keep in mind Cleaning of the leaves: This recipe calls for mint, coriander and curry leaves. Make sure all leaves are…

Three Flour Laddoo

When you think of Indian sweets, laddoos is probably one of the first things which come to our mind many a times. And the different varieties of laddoos that we have across the length and breadth of this country – well, probably too many to count!! This recipe uses three different flours – usually easily…