No-bake Nutella and Raspberry Jam Tarts

  This dessert is a cinch to make. No oven required, not even a stove. No meticulous stirring or measuring of ingredients needed. Just throw in dollops of stuff together to make this absolutely delectable dessert that I guarantee will disappear in minutes!!! The juicy raspberry jam centre is a perfect complement that gives spurts … Continue reading No-bake Nutella and Raspberry Jam Tarts

Tomato & Green Peas Masala Rice

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients Cooked and cooled Rice – 1 cup (ordinary or Basmati) Fresh Tomato – 1 big, chopped finely Onion – 1 medium, chopped finely Fresh Green peas – ½ cup Ginger and garlic paste – ½ tsp Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli powder … Continue reading Tomato & Green Peas Masala Rice

Baby Potatoes and Green Peas Curry – Gravy style

Most of the curry gravies I make are tomato-based. That I love all things tomato is no secret. DH, on the other hand, does not really love it like I do. The only tomato dish he will happily eat is the tomato chutney. Anything else has ‘too much tomato’ for him. Humph. As if there … Continue reading Baby Potatoes and Green Peas Curry – Gravy style

Sweet corn Mayo Sandwich

This sandwich is very easily put together and makes a scrumptious meal by itself or with some salad on the side. I had this for breakfast with a side of ketchup and found it to be quite filling . In fact, since I used some homemade, medium-spicy Tomato Chutney  in the sandwich, the filling was … Continue reading Sweet corn Mayo Sandwich

Navarathri Special – Sundal

I’ve been busy lately with the Navarathri or Dusshera festival. This is a 9-day festival dedicated to the Hindu Goddesses Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi. The tenth day is called ‘Vijayadashami’ – ‘Vijaya’ meaning victory in Sanskrit and ‘Dashami’ denoting tenth day. The festival connotes different legends in different parts of India, but what is common … Continue reading Navarathri Special – Sundal