Today is Diwali Paadwa! The fourth day of the five day Diwali celebration! In Maharashtra, where I grew up, this is also a special day celebrating the bond between married couples. (Read the wife gets gifts 🙂 Houses are decorated with flower and mango leaf garlands called toran and Shrikhand puri is traditionally made for... Continue Reading →
Wholesome and scrumptious snacks for kids and adults alike! Easy recipes with shortcuts! Snacks play such an important role in our lives, don’t they? Snack time after the kids got home from school was especially dear to me. They would come home eager to share their day with me and over snacks and milk, we... Continue Reading →
2 recipes for Holi! Traditional Puranpoli made simple using #instapot and #Indfused #quickandeasyrecipe fusion Butterscotch Toffee Sheera!
Saffron scented white chocolate, laden with pistachios and craisins and sprinkled lightly with sea salt…perfect for gift giving or may be keeping it for yourself 🙂 Another quick and easy, festive, indulgent dessert in this harried holiday season! It is so moreish that even the people claiming to be ‘off desserts’ are found to be... Continue Reading →
Vegan, gluten free, figure friendly, fall dessert that bakes in 5 minutes! Do you crave some ooeey gooey, warm dessert now that the weather is brrrr….cold? We do too. And this quick, easy and light dessert hits the spot! This is our ‘go to’ dessert and being guilt free, we are ‘going to’ it pretty... Continue Reading →
Diwali Faral Recipes - easy, streamlined, authentic tasting, healthier recipes for sweet and savory snacks, made with ingredients available locally. Do you have a faral making marathon in your kitchen this weekend? So do I! I have just made my grocery list as per the ‘faral’ snacks I am making, so I am ready to... Continue Reading →
Indian fusion recipe for distinctive dessert canapes, rich with the exquisite taste of the traditional karanji, and with no added sugar! For many of us Indian Americans, the festive party season begins with Diwali and ends after the New Year parties. Diwali parties have the special snacks that are mostly deep fried and then there... Continue Reading →
Two quick and easy recipes with step by step photos! For Raksha Bandhan this year, treat your brother (and yourself 🙂 to these yummy edible rakhis! I have written about the significance of the festival of Narali Pournima and Raksha Bandhan in my post for Luscious Avocado Coconut Burfi. Rakhis are special bracelets sold for... Continue Reading →