New Recipe-Lauki Posto

September, 20th-2016

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    Lauki Posto

    Lauki Posto (bottle gourd cooked with poppy seeds) is an absolute delight for green vegetable lovers. Lauki, also known as doodhi, squash, gourd or bottle gourd contains 90% water and considered as an easy to digest and healthy vegetable. The credit for this recipe goes to my friend Shalini and her husband Alok. I am extremely thankful to them for not only sharing the recipe but also feeding me this delicious dish. There is a sweet story behind this recipe.... Read More..

New Recipe-Biscuit Cake

September, 17th-2016

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    Biscuit Cake

    This cake is a good example of food economy. It is easy to throw things but hard to use them. This cake has been made from leftover broken biscuits and rusk crumbs. I had a lots of broken biscuits which I surely didn't want to throw so made this delicious cake. This cake is so light that you can have a few pieces and still don't feel heavy. Read More..

New Recipe-Gobhi Matar Aloo

September, 14th-2016

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    Gobhi Matar Aloo

    Cauliflower is called as Gobhi in Hindi and potato is called as aloo. This is a very famous dish all over the world. Gobhi Aloo is a landmark in Indian in cooking; as in ‘Bend it like Beckham’ , the mother demands her daughter to learn to make Aloo Gobhi. Read More..

New Recipe-Lobiya ke Kebab/ black eyed beans Kebabs

August-31st-2016

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    Lobiya ke Kebab/ black eyed beans Kebabs

    Lobiya is also known as black eyed beans or black eyed peas and is a good source of potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is rich in soluble fibers and is a good source of protein and vitamins. Traditionally Kebab is associated with meat preparations - but this is a vegetarian version of Kebab. Read More..

New Recipe-Baingan ka Bharta (A roasted eggplant delicacy)

August-31st-2016

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

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    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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