Cabbage with Fennel Seeds Curry

Ingredients: 2 Tbs Canola oil Generous pinch of asafoetida 1 Tsp Mustard Seeds 1 tsp Chana Dal or Yellow split peas (Optional) 2 tbs Fennel Seeds 2 Whole Dried Red chilies (Optional) 3 Cups shredded Green Cabbage 1 Diced potato 1 tsp Coriander Cumin Seed powder 1-2 Tsp Chili powder 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder Salt…

Indo-Chinese: Cauliflower Manchurian

When its winter or rainy season, anyone would crave for spicy, hot food platter. Today’s recipe is one of the recipes, which is loved by everyone and Like me I am sure, you would never get bored of this mouthwatering Manchurian. For healthy eaters may be this is not an ideal healthy dish to have, but on…

Thai Spinach Wrap with Peanut Sauce

Today’s recipe is one my favorites. I don’t know where did I find this recipe, but it’s my family’s most demanding meal. This recipe is my go-to recipe, when I am in hurry or wanna pack a lunch in no time with nothing left over in the fridge. As my readers know how much I…

Hot Multigrain Oats Breakfast Bowl

Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Organic Multigrain Oats 1/2 Cup Milk (Choose your favorite) 2 Strawberries Sliced 6-7 Blueberries 1 Small Banana Sliced 2-3 No. of Shelled Walnuts 2-3 No. of Pecans 2 Whole Raw Almonds or Blanched 1 Tsp Golden Roasted Flax Seeds 1 Tsp Sunflower Seeds 1/2 Tsp Coconut Flakes Make it: Prepare Oats as…

Egg-free Whole Wheat-Oats-Banana Bread

Ingredients: 4 Medium Size Ripe Bananans 1 1/2 Cup Whole wheat Flour 1/2 Cup Quick Oats 3/4 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Canola oil 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1/4 to 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon Powder 1/4 Tsp Nutmeg Powder (Optional) 1 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda Pinch of Salt 1/2 Cup Shelled Walnuts 1/4…

Beetroot Mix Veg. Paratha

Ingredients: 1 Tbs Oil 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds 1/4 Cup Finely Chopped Onion 1/2 Cup Shredded Beetroot 3 Small Potatoes Cubed 1/4 Cup Cauliflower Florets 1/8 Cup French Beans 1 Carrot chopped 1/4 Cup Sweet Peas 1/8 Cup Sweet Corn 2 Tsp Garlic Powder 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 Tsp Amchur Powder 2 Green Chilies…

Carrot Pudding

Ingredients: 3 Cup Shredded Carrots 1/2 Cup Sugar 3 Tbs Ghee 1/2 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream/ Malai 1 1/2 Cup Whole Milk 2 Tsp Cardamom Powder 1/4 Cup Dry Fruits (Almonds Thinly Sliced+Cashews+Raisins) Make it: Take non stick pan, heat the pan on medium flame. Heat 3 Tbs of ghee in a pan, once ghee…

Guava Curry

Ingredients: 12 Small size Guava Fruit 2 Tbs Oil 1 Tsp Mustard Seed Salt to taste 1-2 Cup water 2 Tsp Chili Powder 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder 2 Tsp Coriander Cumin Seed Powder 1/4 Cup Jaggery Powder Make it: Cut Guava in cubes and remove seeds. Heat the pan on medium flame, add oil and…

Green Lentil-Rice with Yogurt Sauce

Here is one more Mujadara recipe with few changes in original recipe I shared in my earlier post. Ingredients: Rice and Lentils: 2 Pound Onions, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 1/4 Cup Green Lentils, Rinsed 1 1/4 Cup Basmati Rice 3 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 Tsp Coriander Powder 1/2 Tsp…

Sriracha Tofu

Tofu is an essential ingredient for any Thai dish. It can also be substituted with Paneer (Cottage cheese). Well, nothing can beat the taste of Paneer but for Tofu lovers this recipe could be the game changer. Traditional bland taste of Tofu can be sometimes too boring to add as a main ingredient. The Sriracha…

DIY:Canvas Paint-Buddha

It’s been a long time I have posted something Crafty-DIY. I found this project on pinterest. I’ve looked for many pictures and inspirations of Buddha Drawings on pinterest, finally I caught this. This picture is so easy to draw, whether you are a pro in drawing or not. I am not an exert so, It…

Quinoa Oats Black Bean Burger Patties

It’s always difficult to find meatless options in delicious burger chains. But some of the restaurants now happy to serve meatless, or vegan options to please and attract vegan/vegetarian crowd. Not only in restaurants but also in supermarket, we can find many varieties in organic and meatless sections. From last few years, quinoa bean patties…

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani is one of the most popular north Indian dish. This delicacy is made with Black gram Beans which is also called as Black Matpe Beans, Mungo beans, Vigna Mungo, Black gram or whole urad beans. And Kidney Beans can also be added to make this recipe more nutritious and delicious. Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup…

Salad: Green Leaf Lettuce with Roasted Peanuts

Salad can be too boring and bland if you add raw lettuce or cabbage without adding any nutritional toppings or flavors to it. Your favorite veggie or ingredient can make a huge difference to any typical salad if added in certain amount and it also helps to make salad more flavorful. I used to add…

Thai Spicy Peanut Sauce

The one thing you’ll commonly find in every American kitchen i.e. Peanut Butter, which can easily be available in any supermarket or local store in USA. According to Wikipedia, Though Peanut butter is popular in many countries, the fact is US is a leading exporter of peanut butter. Peanut butter is made from roasted peanuts…

Baked Cauliflower and Golden Raisins with Almond-Yogurt Sauce

This recipe is adapted from Handbook Cook the Book of food and wine magazine. The main ingredients for this dish are Cauliflower, almond and raisins. The baked cauliflower gives the smoky flavor and almond-yogurt  curry gives the richness to the curry, It’s perfect healthy combination to make Indian style curries. It goes well with the…

Rice and lentil Porridge with Vegetables (Masala Khichdi)

Today’s recipe is one of my favorites, and my go-to recipe when I am out of options…. many times I crave for Masala khichdi especially when I feel under the weather, or lazy to cook or out of options or want to eat spicy hot healthy food or I would say anytime…..:P…It’s so tempting with…

Veg.Handvo (Spicy lentil Cake)

I’ve never ever thought one day I’ll be making Handvo from scratch. I mean it’s not that difficult, but I’ve always thought it’s time consuming and lot of work and preparation needed before hand. You need to plan and prepare this. Well honestly, yes, it requires planning, you cannot make instantly like you prepare this…

Thai Rice Stick Noodles

This delicious dish is my go to recipe when I am in hurry and/or when in dilemma what to make for dinner.  It requires less effort and it’s one of the delicious recipes that anyone could have craved for. Ingredients: 3 Cup cooked Rice Stick Noodles 2 Tbs Sesame Oil 1 Tsp Red Chilli Flakes…

Methi Muthia /Fenugreek Fries

Today, I am sharing everyone’s’ favorite, healthy and tasty wintry treat. These fries has the perfect amount of sweet, spicy and little bit of bitter flavor. Moreover, the good thing about this recipe is if you don’t find fresh leaves, you can always use dried fenugreek leaves. This is one of the treats which can…

DIY: Paper Flower

While  I am writing this blog there is a snow outside, gloomy weather with no sunshine. The weather is certainly called for a perfect hot tea. And perfect time to share my first origami project. I find origami is an art, and not everyone can do it. It needs patience and lot of practice, which…

The Entertainer Blogger Award

Yay, one more award in my bucket. I would like to thank my readers for their constant support and feedback to make me work hard and do better each time. I would like to thank Nisha from InspiresN for the Entertainer Blogger Award nomination. She is a passionate food blogger and a great cook. InspiresN…

Mung Bean Curry with Rice

Mung Bean curry always comes on top of my weekly menu plan. This is easy to make and goes perfect with Rice or Roti, but I love to eat this with cooked Jasmine Rice. This recipe requires minimal effort and it’s full of nutrition. For this recipe you will need cooked mung beans. Mung Bean…

Ginger Fruit Punch

The Ginger Fruit Punch is refreshing drink for summer. and it could be the perfect drink for Potluck and barbecue parties. This recipe is adapted from Madhur Jaffery’s world Vegetarian. Ingredients: 8-Inch Piece of fresh Ginger- Peeled and Coarsely Chopped 1 Cup Sugar/Honey 1 1/2 Cup Orange Juice 1 Cup fresh lemon Juice 3 Cups…

Veg.Sandwich Indian Style

When you go to India you will find roadside food stalls. Every state or city has variety of food options and signature dishes that are so famous that foodies would love to explore every options while they travel. I remember my school days, In summer vacation we used to roam and travel around different places…

DIY: Valentines Day

first of all, spiceinthebox wishing you all the readers Happy Valentines Day..Hope you’ll all have a rocking time with your loved ones. It’s been a long time I shared any DIY projects. As I have been busy with my cooking experiments. But as Valentines day is here I would like to share Easy, quick and…

Red Thai Curry Noodles

As a part of my experiments with the food, today I am sharing red curry noodles recipe. Me and my family like Red Curry made in coconut milk with bunch of healthy vegetables. I really like the taste of the red curry, it has a unique flavor. and I thought of using it in noodles,…

Green Garlic/Mint-Coriander Chutney (Spread)

When I hear the name Green chutney first thing comes in my mind is Chaat and Samosa. Green chutney is the main and most important ingredient for any kind of chaat or Indian appetizer such as Papdi Chaat, Bhel-puri, Dahi-puri, Ragda-Pattis, Panner-Tikka or even the best spread for Indian style sandwich. I usually make this…

Mango-Habanero Salsa

From Blender salsa, pineapple salsa to salsa Verde..So many variations can be made according to our taste and preferences.. The great thing about Salsa is it can be made way in advance and can be stored in the air tight container for a longer time..and ofc it’s everyone’s favorite..Who doesn’t like spicy, tangy, sweet Salsa…

Colorful Pasta with Pesto Sauce

Today’s recipe is one my favorite pasta recipes. Typically, when  I go out I have to have very limited options to choose from…Because I like to have less cheese in my pasta dish. Well, I know Pasta and cheese is the best combination, So, I rather choose to make my own version of pasta which…