Broiled Stuffed Indo Mexican Jalapenos

Gluten free, non-fried, crunchy, cheesy and spicy- a perfect Indo Mexican appetizer! Are you crazy about spicy foods?  Does your mouth water at the sight of mirchi vada, mirchi bajji/bhaji, jalapeno poppers and chili rellenos? I am crazy about these foods and wish I could eat unlimited quantities of these. But have to limit myself... Continue Reading →

‘Indian Noodles’ for the Book club

Indian and Thai inspired Seviya Upma! It was my turn to host the book club this month. We read ‘Inside the O Brien’s’ by Lisa Genova. I absolutely love her style of writing! I was riveted to the story of a seemingly ‘regular’ family in the Boston area while learning about Huntington’s disease. Lisa Genova... Continue Reading →

Butterscotch Toffee Sheera

Quick and easy Indian fusion dessert for the festival of Holi, welcoming spring. Holi, the joyful Hindu festival, welcomes spring with vivid colors ! The legend behind it is one of victory of good over evil. On the day of Holi, everyone is fair game as people color each other with vibrant color powders, colored... Continue Reading →

Eggs in Avocado Baskets!

Serves 2   I have never been a fan of egg bhurji. Egg bhurji is Indian style scrambled eggs. It has spices, onions, tomatoes etc.. and although I like the concept, I never could come to like the scrambled egg texture in this particular dish. It is a 'go to' meal in many Indian families... Continue Reading →

Rice bowl with Potato Curry …..all in under 20 minutes!

serves 4 This rice bowl with potato curry is my daughter's absolute favorite 'soul food'. After a hectic day, this is 'the' food that she finds relaxing. She was thrilled to discover that her friends at school loved this curry just as much as she did. The traditional recipe for this is a little daunting when... Continue Reading →

Savory French Toast, Stuffed with Cumin Scented Corn, Spinach and Cheese

 Makes 4 sandwiches  Mmm...corn, spinach and melted cheese.....what's not to love? I cannot seem to get enough of the fresh corn available at this time of the year. So I come up with different ways of incorporating it in our meals. Also, are you like me ....... an 'impulse food shopper'? When I go food shopping and see... Continue Reading →

Wrap Wednesday !

Grape Raita Wrap Makes 2 big sized wraps I am still in denial about the summer ending 😦 Luckily we still have some warm days when I enjoy sitting outside. And this wrap with the cool Grape Raita is perfect for such a day! I went to the grocery store just as they were unpacking boxes of... Continue Reading →

Samosa Triangle for the weekend party!

 Samosa Triangle Serves 10 to 12 as an appetizer Picture having this fun appetizer- Samosa Triangle served while watching a Bollywood love triangle ! Just the thought of it is making me smile. I promise that the Samosa Triangle is much less complicated 🙂 The triangular samosas are a favorite snack of so many of... Continue Reading →

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