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Easy One Pot Rice Dish – Tehri or Taheri from Uttar Pradesh

 A one pot rice dish that is hearty, fragrant with spices full of vegetables – that’s Tehri or Taheri for you! My version is cooked in mustard oil which adds so much flavour; and a bunch of spices. This one pot rice dish hails from the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and what I love about it is how you can make it your own by using your favourite vegetables, or leftover veggies from your refrigerator!

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Baked Samosas for Diwali & Blogger Awards

An easy way to make Indian samosas is to use filo pastry or phyllo pastry sheets. Baking, instead of frying them, will save you tons of time in the kitchen. Take a pick of your favourite chutney – mint or tamarind, to pair these with!

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Thai-style Prawn Burgers

What makes a burger ‘Thai-Style’? Well it’s the use of herbs and spices that are the mainstay of Thai food! These Thai Style burgers are made with prawns, but you could use shrimps too. Shrimp and Prawn Burgers are a great alternative to Meat Burgers. Yay for seafood!

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Arugula and Coriander Pesto Sauce

If you’re looking for an alternative to the regular basil-pine nut pesto, then this arugula and cilantro (coriander as we like to call it in India) Pesto is a refreshing change! Walnuts are often used even in traditional pesto, instead of pine nuts (as they can be expensive).

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Thai Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

I’m really excited to share what I believe is the best_pesto sauce variation ever! Err, I might be a little over-caffeinated right now, but my enthusiasm is _genuinely genuine!! This coriander-basil-peanut ‘Thai pesto’ is steeped in deep and wholesome flavours. It’s not spicy, but has a hint of

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Mom’s ‘No-Butter, Butter Chicken’ recipe

It was only a few years ago that I realized that my Mom’s ‘No-Butter, Butter Chicken’ recipe was one confined strictly to our home. I discovered this only after I’d (heartily) tucked into several bowls of what I thought was guilt-free Butter Chicken on a cold winter afternoon in Delhi and later re

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