Matar Karanji Hand Pies

Indian fusion, savory, baked Matar Karanji handpies made quick and easy!

Kolhapuri Chicken Lonchey- A quick and skinny version!

Discover the shortcut to making this  distinctly flavored, finger licking good chicken!This unique dish is perfect for potlucks, summer barbecues and gatherings as an appetizer, side or main dish. The city of Kolhapur has a special place in my heart. I have so many fond memories of my childhood there. But even one visit to Kolhapur... Continue Reading →

Shaved Brussel Sprouts, Mung Dal and Pomegranate Salad

This ‘got to try’ Indian fusion salad, is gluten free,packed with nutrition, low in fat and simply nummy! I love the ‘nummy in my tummy’ salads. With the plethora of fresh veggies and fruit in the summer, I am eager to try new salads in the summer. But many a times when we eat out,... Continue Reading →

Green Pepper Panchamrut- an heirloom recipe

Panchamrut, with it's perfect balance of five tastes, is a party for your taste buds! here is an easy recipe! 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... Continue Reading →

Nutritious and Scrumptious Spinach Rice- A one pot meal!

makes 6 cups of rice One pot meals are a blessing to so many of us, especially on busy days. Basmati rice combined with masoor dal is a complete protein that is easily digestible. Add spinach, onion, ginger and garlic to the mix and you have a delectable meal that is also so healthy. These are my... Continue Reading →

Broccoli Zunaka -A 7 minute healthy recipe!

 serves 4 Recipes passed down the generations are my treasured heirlooms. They have been passed down from my grandmothers to my mother and from my incredibly talented mother,  to me. I have modified some recipes  so they are easy to make in today's hectic world and are also healthier versions to fit our changing lifestyle. And you... Continue Reading →

Pan Grilled Fillet of Fish with Vegetables

  serves 2 Ready for a healthy and quick meal? I know I am, after all the 'stuffing' 🙂  This easy to make, fish dinner will give you the satisfaction of eating healthy..... and get you ready for the next party!  Growing up, our family had fish for dinner three times a week. My mom made a wide variety of fish... Continue Reading →

Beautiful, Bountiful Salad !

Serves 4 I love the colors and flavors of the fall season.The breath taking beauty and bounty in nature all around us, at Thanksgiving time, is so inspiring! Mother Nature motivated me to create this salad,that I feel is rich in color, taste and texture. And of course it is healthy too with the wheat berries, vegetables, fruit, walnuts,... 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 →

Rice Bowl with Fish Curry

Rice Bowl with Fish Curry Makes 3 rice bowls or if you are a fish curry and rice lover like me, serves 2 🙂     This is an easy and delectable week night meal that cooks in under 15 minutes ! My ancestors come from the coastal region of Western India where fish, coconut and rice... Continue Reading →

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