Kashmiri Pulao with Coconut Milk – A tasty treat

Kashmiri Pulao is a very special rice recipe. This traditional dish from Kashmir bursts with flavors and is packed with the goodness of dry fruits and fresh ones too. The original recipe calls for cooking rice in milk. But in this version of mine, the rice is cooked in rich coconut milk and flavored with rose essence. The subtle sweetness…

Peach Panna Cotta With Prune Compote

Hi All… A very special post on a very special day..!! Wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year 2017!! Stay Blessed!! 🙂 So here is presenting Peach Panna Cotta with Prune Compote and Peach Crumbs – one of the winning dishes at SweetEscapades Contest hosted by Home Bakers Guild, in association with…

Paneer Kheema – Minced Paneer in Desi Masala

How to make Paneer Kheema – Minced Paneer in Desi Masala: Paneer Kheema is an interesting dish to try when you have paneer at home. It is a must try dish if you are a spice lover. Soft paneer crumbles well coated with perfectly balanced masala. The true Indian flavors and colors are brough out…

How to make Paneer (Cottage Cheese) at home

    Paneer or cottage cheese is a wonderful ingredient in cooking. It is full of nutrients too. Homemade paneer is definitely better than the store bought ones. So here is how to make paneer (Cottage cheese) at home. I came to know about cottage cheese, and that it could be made easily at home,…

Aloo Palak – Potatoes in rich spinach gravy

Aloo palak is a popular dish in north India. It goes perfectly with warm rotis for dinner. This green gravy is well seasoned wih spices and made just right for your taste buds. You may or may not puree palak while making aloo palak. However, I have pureed it, giving no chance of removing spinach…

Caramelized Plantain – An easy & tasty snack

Caramelized plantain is a quick solution to your sudden hunger pangs. If you have plantains at home, then this is the quickest recipe that you could think of. This dish require only a minimum number of ingredients. In fact only 3 ingredients – Plantains, ghee and sugar. It is as simple as that. Plantains are…

Easy And Tasty Coconut Chutney

Here is an easy and tasty coconut chutney recipe. I learnt this delicious chutney recipe from my Ummachi (mother-in-law). There are N number of ways that you can prepare coconut chutney, coconut being the main ingredient. While some add green chili, some add red chili powder. Some add garlic, while other..ginger. A few may add…

Seviya Kheer Tartlets/ Semiya Payasam Tartlets

Semiya Payasam Tartlets: Who doesn’t like semiya payasam? It is one of the most popular desserts of India. Both, old and young, enjoy this creamy sweet. You can prepare semiya payasam in different ways. I have learnt to make this delicious treat from Umma. And so, it can never go wrong 🙂 So here, I…

Palak Paneer Paratha

Palak Paneer Paratha is one of the healthiest and tastiest breads that you can ever think of for dinner, or breakfast. Yes, I would say that it is a balanced meal in itself. It has wholewheat flour and amaranth flour that form the source of carbohydrates. The palak (spinach) act as the source of vitamins…