Veganuary – More than just a trend: the rise of veganism

In recent years, the word ‘vegan’ has skyrocketed from a relatively rare dietary choice to a popular lifestyle choice for many. And no wonder — the vegan diet has claims ranging from sheer health benefits Read More …

Veganuary Journey – Bhel Boats using Soft Tacos

I bought these vegan soft tacos to serve chili in but ended up using them to make a quick concoction of my version of bhel.   Well most of my  Gujarati friends will make bhel out of Read More …

Patra bhajia (spicy steamed colocasia or arbi leaves) in Instant Pot

Patra bhajias are made using Colocasia or arbi leaves which are layered with a sweet and sour spicy batter.  You could use spinach leaves but the texture will be different as spinach leaves are a Read More …

Things to give up for lent and how to succeed!

It’s February, and most of us have already struggled to keep our new year’s resolution. Only a few weeks ago we were eager to hit that gym, banish the booze or kick that terrible snacking Read More …

Ten Diwali Savouries

The Hindu celebration of Diwali and Hindu New year are approaching and a lot of the Hindu ladies will be busy making traditional sweets and savouries or shopping for these at their favourite mithai farsan Read More …

Basic kitchen equipment required for Indian cooking

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a List Post Some people are very good at coming up with ideas and making lists and probably wrote their blog post Read More …

Kachori (Lentil and fresh peas filled savoury pastry) Baked

I was really pleased when Cranks got in touch with me and asked me to develop a recipe using “natural nasty free ingredients”  for them.   I have been enjoying Cranks Argi Bhaji sandwiches for quite Read More …

Multigrain Chorafari (Multigrain crispy snack)

Chora fari is a regular snack in my home and often I make it with a variety of flours.  Often I use only plain flour and chick pea flour to make the chora fari.  However, Read More …