Pithale Bhaat is a 15-minute, gluten free, vegan meal! It is comfort food that is rich in protein and iron Pithale is the ultimate comfort food in the state of Maharashtra, India. The humble Pithale is liked equally across the farmlands and in the big cities of Maharashtra. Ask about Pithale bhakri (fresh flat bread... Continue Reading →
Nectarous, trendy dessert from Pune, India. Check out the easy recipe! The invigoration of spring never ceases to amaze me. The freshness of the crisp spring morning, the chirping of birds and the spring bulbs bravely pushing their way through the still snow patched ground ...it all lift our spirits and puts a 'spring' in... Continue Reading →
As festival season approaches, sharing a popular side dish from Maharashtrian cuisine. A lip smacking , vegan, vegetarian, gluten free side dish that is popular in festival, wedding and puja thalis.
Panchamrut, with it’s perfect balance of five tastes, is a party for your taste buds! here is an easy recipe!
Green Pepper Panchamrut-A popular item in wedding, puja and festival thalis
The word Panchamrut is made up of panch meaning five and amrut meaning nectar. During holy ceremonies, there is a sweet Panchamrut offered to the Gods which is made up of milk, yogurt,honey, sugar and ghee. It is supposed to be very good for health, according to Ayurveda. As is the custom, the Panchamrut is then distributed among the devotees. However, I have never been a big fan of the sweet Panchamrut.
But come time for lunch after the religious ceremonies, I looked forward to the spicy Green Pepper Panchamrut in the traditional thali menu. It has the five tastes- sweet, sour, bitter, astringent and pungent and with the distinct taste and aroma of roasted sesame seeds and peanuts, it makes for one…
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You gotta try this flavorful vegetarian, gluten free stew that is loaded with crispy crunchy veggies and has protein too! Recipe for the Creole seasoning mix included!
Besan Pancake with Black Beans and Roasted Corn are scrumptious, nubby, protein rich pancakes. It is an Indian fusion recipe with Mexican toppings. Healthy, delicious and quick and easy! #20minutemeals #easyindianrecipes #Indianfusionrecipes #healthyindianrecipes
Hello everyone, Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy Valentine's Day! I am sharing with you some tried and true, fun, easy and healthy recipes. Life is all about balance right? The salad and kebab are a nutritious start for the meal and the desserts are The Parmesan Crisp Nest for the Lovebirds can be... Continue Reading →
Vegetarian, savory and sweet Cauliflower Steaks with spices and maple syrup are so moreish, bet you cannot stop at just one!
Super Bowl fever has taken over New England again and everyone here is rooting for our stars-the Patriots! Of course Super Bowl food goes hand in hand with the excitement of watching the game!
Buffalo wings and pizza are all time favorites so here is a Buffalo Chicken Star Calzone that combines your love for both!
Check out how you can make it with just a few ingredients and the step by step instructions.
Enjoy the game! Go Pats!
Easy recipe with just a few ingredients and step by step photos!
Buffalo Chicken Star Calzone and Apple Raita with Blue Cheese and celery
Super Bowl fever has taken over New England and everyone here is rooting for our stars-the Patriots! Of course Super Bowl food goes hand in hand with the excitement of watching the game!
Buffalo wings and pizza are all time favorites so I decided to make the Buffalo Chicken Star Calzone. For the dip, I made the delectable Apple Raita with blue cheese and celery. Other favorite munchies during the game are the Masala Peanut Bhujia in 4 1/2 minutes, the Broiled Stuffed Indo Mexican Jalapenos, Touch down Chili! and the Baked Vada Paav Poppers….to name a few…..did I tell you we are foodies ? 🙂
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Tomorrow January 26th, India’s Republic Day, is an Indian national holiday, celebrated with grandeur and pride all over India.
Here in America, my students will be presenting at the Republic Day celebration held at the Indian cultural school. I am looking forward to hearing their views and ideas. India’s tri colors are seen all around on this special day.
Here are some fun and healthy recipes to make and enjoy with kids to celebrate the tricolors!
Tricolor recipes to celebrate Indian Independence Day! Fun recipes to make and enjoy with kids! Nutritious and nectarous Overnight Oats in Coconut Milk, Tiranga Vegetarian Sandwiches, Cool Crisp Cucumber Cups stuffed with carrot koshimbir!
Tricolor recipes to celebrate India’s independence Day with kids ! Easy recipes for nutritious and nectarous Overnight Oats with coconut milk , Tiranga sandwiches with cheese and cool cucumber cups with carrot koshimbir topped with yogurt!
India celebrates Independence Day on August 15th. It is a holiday celebrated in all the states but with huge pomp in New Delhi, India’s capital.
Growing up in India, we woke up early morning to attend the flag hoisting ceremonies and parades at our school every year. Some years our school participated in a huge parade where all schools came together to celebrate and sing patriotic songs. India’s flag and its tricolors were all around us.
That is my inspiration for these…
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