Falahari Pakodi & Chutney

Well yet another Falahari dish, pakodi are usually deep fried dumplings using gram flour combined with a choice of vegetable. However, during Navaratri Kuttu(Buckwheat) replaces the gram flour but the process remains the same. It is very filling and can be enjoyed any time of the day. I personally enjoy the pakodi with some hot…

Falahari Papdi Chaat

Papdi chaat, one dish which is enjoyed as an appetiser, a side or by itself as a main dish. I have shared my fondness towards chaat in the previous post and I still can not get over it. I was looking for ideas to make falahari version of this versatile dish and trust me it…

Dahi Paneer (Falahari)

Paneer is the most loved and preffered source of protien for vegetarians. It has a nuetral flavour that can be paired with any gravy. Usually gravy options served with paneer is more or less the same in all Indian restaurants around the world. I had gotten bored with the same gravy therefore I thought of…

Teatime Makhana Trio

Makhana (Fox Nuts/Popped Lotus Seed) is a very popular Indian snack, which is specially enjoyed during fasting days. I personally have a habit of snacking and while fasting I have to limit my options. I prefer makhana as snack option even on regular days, as it has a very high nutritional value and it is…

Falahari Tikki Chaat

As Navratri is in progress and I am on a fast, where I have selected items to choose from to cook and entice my tastes buds. But being foodie, it is very difficult to resist your appetite for some mouth watering tikki chaat. So, here is a recipe which will meet all your cravings this…

Pink Sauce Pasta

Pink sauce pasta, is a combination of both red (arrabiata) sauce and white (alfredo) sauce pasta. We all have a safe dish on our list which you can never go wrong with, my safe dish is this pasta. Infact some time back, I had cooked this pasta for a person, whose experience with pasta was…

Multigrain Sambar Sadam

Sambar Sadam is an one pot meal, which is a combination of vegetables, lentil and rice, slow cooked together with sambar powder. I have made my version of the same dish and replaced the rice with multiple grains to make it more nutritious. However, I had to prepare it in two separate pots, as vegetables…

Protein Bites

This recipe has helped me meet my sweet tooth cravings. Everyone has their own version of making protein rich snacks, this is one of mine. Gym enthusiasts can switch to these and avoid buying over priced protein bars sold in the markets. These homemade protein bars not only just taste better but can be easily…

Mug a Soup (Split Green Gram & Pumpkin)

Season for hot pipping soups is here, hence I bring to you a soup recipe which is fiber and protein rich and amazingly flavored. It requires very few ingredients and has naturally creamy texture. For people who are looking for weight loss this is one soup which can make you loose few pounds when consumed…

Paneer Butter Masala

Being a vegetarian this dish is one of my favourites, and most ordered dish if dining outside. This recipe is also for all my lovely cabin crew friends, who always wished to have a spare Asian vegetarian meal (Indian vegetarian meal in aviation terms) to gobble all the paneer, leaving the sides. This mildly spiced,…