Bread Pakoras

The first time I ate bread pakoras was when a friend invited me for a meal at a Gurudwara in London.  (A Gurdwara is the place where Sikhs come together for worship )They were really Read More …

Fun Vegetarian Snack Ideas

If you are planning a gaming night, why not select from the following six snacks to complete the fun? Some recipes require baking or chilling, but the rest are easy to prepare in minutes. There Read More …

Choco-nut Energy Bars

For years and years, every time I picked up a recipe card or saw a nice recipe in a magazine, I would collect it and keep them in a file.  The file got really large Read More …

Pasta Arrabiatta

Whenever, I eat out and order a pasta dish. I like to order pasta Arrabiatta as I know that the sauce will be spicy.  Also this  spicy tomato pasta dish is made using very few Read More …

Tortillas filled with stir fried spicy potato mixture

Are you bored eating the same old sandwiches?  Do you fancy something spicy and tasty for your lunch? Well, Tortilla wraps can be used instead of bread and you can fill them with a variety Read More …

Farari/Farali yogurt dip with coconut

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali (or farari)  food – includes all the fruits and nuts, Read More …

Broccoli and Apple Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to Read More …

Instant semolina and cornflour dhokla with spinach

  Dhoklas are a favourite snack in our family and often get made as brunch. I usually make dhoklas by fermenting the chick pea flour  batter overnight.  My friend Nayna Kanabar from Simply food, did Read More …