Janmashtami Special!

August 23rd-2016

Dear Readers,

Janmashtmi is an Indian festival to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna. The word Janmashtmi is a combination of two Hindi words, Janm, means Birth and Ashtmi, which represents 8th day. Janmashtmi falls on the 8th day of the Bhadra (more commonly known as Bhado) month according to Hindi moon calender. This year Janmashtmi is on August 25th. Read More about Janmashtami.

Happy Janmashtami,
Shuchi

  • Almond Kheer

    Almond Kheer

    Almond kheer is a delicious dessert. This can also be eaten during Indian fasting days. Almonds are one of the healthiest nuts and makhane (Euryale ferox) are rich in protein and carbohydrate and have significant medicinal values. So this sweet dish is healthy as well. Read More..

  • Tri Color Idlies

    Tri Color Idlies

    Tri Color Idlies- On the special occasion of Independence Day let’s make these delicious and nutritious tri-color Idlies. To make three different color layers, I have used spinach to give green color and carrots to make saffron/kesariya color of tri color idlies. You can make semolina batter for idlies or can use lentil or rice batter. Hope you enjoy this delicious dish. Please do not forget to share your precious comments. Happy Independence Day. Shuchi Read More..

New Recipe- Mango Galka (Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle)

July 1st-2016

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    Mango Galka (Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle)

    Galka- Galka is a traditional North Indian mango pickle. I remember when I was a little girl my grandmother used to make this pickle. Traditionally raw mangoes pieces are mixed with spices, salt and sugar and kept in sun till the mangoes are done and mixed wih the spice sugar mixture. Usually it takes about 15 days to make the pickle. Read More..

New Recipe- Ginger Tea!

May 10th-2016

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    Ginger Tea (Adarak ki Chai)

    Chai is an Indian tea made by boiling water with ginger, cardamoms, sugar, milk and tea leaves. This is an all-time favorite, and I think it is made a minimum of two times a day in most families in North India. Chai is one of the most famous Indian drinks, almost all my western friends not only know chai but also, call it chai. Nowadays one can find different versions of original chai in even American cafeterias Read More..

Mother's Day Special!

May 8th-2016

Dear Readers,

Today is Mother's Day. Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers on this planet! On this special occasion my mother’s favorite Masala Dosa!!

With best wishes,
Shuchi

  • masala dosa

    Masala Dosa

    osas are fine pancakes of fermented lentil and rice batter. Dosas can be made with different flavors by adding the stuffings, such as -  masala dosa, onion dosa , paneer dosa, etc. Read More..

Growing Methi/Fenugreek at home!

April 30th-2016

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    Growing Methi/Fenugreek at home

    Methi can be easily grown in home garden. To grow methi in a container, fill the container with organic soil. Sprinkle methi seeds all over, about ¼ inch apart from each other. Cover the seeds with a very thin layer of soil. Sprinkle some water to moisten the soil. The seeds will sprout in a couple of days. Water them and keep them under the sun. They grow very fast. Read More..



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