Easy Strawberry Crumble Bars: Step by Step

These easy Strawberry Crumble Bars are a perfectly buttery type of  cross between shortbread and crumble, filled with juicy fresh strawberries and paired with a butter, sugar and almond crumb top, which is baked until golden. Just the aroma that you get in the kitchen while it bakes is so divine, not to forget the … Continue reading Easy Strawberry Crumble Bars: Step by Step

Fudgy Ragi Brownies with Chocolate Chunks (Eggless): Step by Step

The first time I tried this recipe, I overbaked it by a mile. I also used country brown sugar to sweeten this, which really did NOT sit well with the chocolate in this recipe. Then I substituted that with honey, got my baking time right, and OMG. BLISS. That's what this brownie is! Fudgey, soft, … Continue reading Fudgy Ragi Brownies with Chocolate Chunks (Eggless): Step by Step

Dark Chocolate & Candied Orange Peel Cookies with Ragi (Eggless): Step by Step

I'm a citrus girl. I love any kind of citrus in just about anything. Lemon, lime,  grapefruit, orange, citron - LOVE all of them. Be it perfumes, creams, shampoos, or lotions, I always pick citrus over floral scents, every single time. That said, I LOVE chocolate. So when I combined dark chocolate and orange in … Continue reading Dark Chocolate & Candied Orange Peel Cookies with Ragi (Eggless): Step by Step

Easy Jam Thumbprint Cookies Recipe (Eggless, using Wheat Flour): Step by Step

There's a little bit of a background to these cookies. STORY ALERT! I very recently bought myself an OTG 😀 This has been long overdue. All these days, because I didn't have an oven, every recipe that called for baking was tweaked to suit the pressure cooker. Although I have accomplished good results with this … Continue reading Easy Jam Thumbprint Cookies Recipe (Eggless, using Wheat Flour): Step by Step

Soft Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls / Pav Bun Recipe: Step by Step

Hello! 🙂 Dinner rolls are really soft, spongy buns that are usually served at restaurants and dinner parties, usually as an accompaniment. While I was living in the UK, I often noticed that almost every Italian restaurant served Dinner Rolls or a kind of bread (usually for free), as a starter before you even make … Continue reading Soft Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls / Pav Bun Recipe: Step by Step

Khara Biscuit (Iyengar bakery style): Step by Step

Khara biscuit (khara translates to spicy/hot in Kannada) is an extremely well-known savoury style bakery item enjoyed by people of all ages. They're flavoured with a delicious paste of of fresh coriander, green chillies and ginger - giving them their characteristic pastel green colour. I remember those times as a child when we enjoyed the … Continue reading Khara Biscuit (Iyengar bakery style): Step by Step

Paneer Butter Masala (Cottage Cheese in Tomato Gravy, No Onion & No Garlic)

Paneer butter masala is one of the most popular curries in India. Its a pretty universally (where the universe consists of India) adored dish, and my entire family likes it. Even my MIL who does not like cottage cheese otherwise, loves this dish - so that's saying something! This is a savoury curry that can … Continue reading Paneer Butter Masala (Cottage Cheese in Tomato Gravy, No Onion & No Garlic)

Jaggery-Crusted Walnuts & Almonds (Candied)

I love food. I love to cook and am always trying out new recipes. I'm constantly hungry and munching on things. But I've also learnt the hard way that I need to watch over my health and fitness. As a  result, I'm always looking for healthier, non-junk stuff to snack on. While snacking on nuts, … Continue reading Jaggery-Crusted Walnuts & Almonds (Candied)

Paruppu Rasam / South Indian Style Spiced Tomato Broth with Lentils

Hello! 🙂 If anybody asked me what my most favourite dish in the world is, I would say Rasam! For me, this comes on top of everything (yes, even curd rice ;)) and this version of Rasam, i.e., Paruppu Rasam is the best version of Rasam there ever is. This consists of a broth made … Continue reading Paruppu Rasam / South Indian Style Spiced Tomato Broth with Lentils

Quick and Easy Rose-Coconut Laddoo (With Khoya)

Love coconut? Need a quick recipe for a sweet dish that does not require any planning ahead, requires minimal ingredients, takes very little effort, but tastes amazing? Looking for a beginner's recipe that is not intimidating and is easy to make? I have just the recipe for you - Rose and Coconut Laddoos! 😀 Incredibly … Continue reading Quick and Easy Rose-Coconut Laddoo (With Khoya)