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…

Chipotle Burrito Bowl

I’ve never thought that Burrito bowl would be so easy to make at home.I love burrito bowl and whenever I had the option of choosing Mexican lunch/dinner entree, I would prefer to have Chipotle Burrito Bowl. It has many veggies which I like, and It’s the best option for Veggie Mexican food lovers. I always…

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut macaroon is one of the recipes which can be prepared in no time. When you have the strong cravings for sweets and you can not find anything in the pantry this is the one thing that can satisfy your cravings. Well, recently I found this macaroons recipe online, which requires only 3 ingredients. I…

No Eggs Fried Rice

Today’s dish is Fried Rice. An Indo-Chinese version, which is everyone’s favorite. It tastes so well that I can eat them without any gravy or curry. I would love to add some vegetables so, that way my family can have some additional amount of veggies. This colorful rice dish is very easy to make with…

Shahi Poha

Here, I have one more exciting recipe, which is perfect for snacks and breakfast with Hot Masala tea. It is easy to make and quick fix for tea party. When you have unexpected guests at home or you have to prepare breakfast for big crowd then this recipe is one of the best recipes you…

Ganesha Art on Wood

Winter is here, and got time to do more DIY projects at home. Well, I had one wood palate, and I was not sure what to do with that. I looked for so many projects on pinterest but nothing impressed me much. I saw one Ganesha art design which was easy to draw that caught…

Unique Blogger Award

Hello Friends, I have been nominated for Unique Blogger Award by Mistimaan. I am happy to accept this award nomination.  I would like to thank Mistimaan for giving me this opportunity. He is a passionate FOOD blogger in search of something new. You will find many interesting and exciting recipes in his blog. RULE: Answer…

Kaiser Roll Sandwich

The strange thing for me that many recipes I prepare during my lazy weekends, which always comes out great. Many times it happens that I have many things left in the refrigerator and wanted to use them in a way that everyone at home must like them. This time, I brought Kaiser rolls from nearby…

Guacamole: Avocado Dip

When I think about the game night first thing comes in my mind is Guacamole. It’s one of my favorite recipes apart from Salsa in 5 Min, that I want to prepare for the game night.My family loves to have Salsa, Guacamole and Tortilla chips combination. It’s so delicious and tempting and not a much…

Grilled Pineapple Sandwich

Today’s recipe is everyone’s favorite. and easy to make. It has minimum ingredients and perfect for kids lunch ideas or for potluck or for party ideas. Bread is one of the most commonly used bakery products which are widely used in making variety of dishes. Bread is used for breakfast, snacks, Lunch or even for…

Instant Mawa Peda

As I promised in my previous post, here, I am writing about Instant Mawa peda recipe. This peda is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s Diwali, New Year or baby shower. This is the prefect gift idea. Recently, I have been to my cousin’s baby shower function. The function was so well organized and they…

Happy Diwali

Diwali is festival of lights. And this is the time when we decorate our house, and celebrate it with friends and family. I hope this Diwali, may god gives you all the happiness and may god give you all that you want and need in you life. Enjoy the festival with lots of light. Like…

Veg. Pockets/ Baked Potato Puff

This is the best and easy snack  to prepare for potluck or for social gathering. The best part is you can buy ready made puff pastry sheets from any grocery store. And ingredients for stuffing are easy to find and quick to make. I like this recipe because it requires less oil and tastes delicious….

Whole Wheat Pasta-Black Bean Salad

Today, I am making pasta salad. I have a long list of salad recipes in my blog, which are easy to make. and the ingredients used in there; are readily available. I like to make the Broccoli apple salad with yogurt dressing for weekday dinner. but pasta is also my favorite ingredient; to toss them…

DIY: Gift For Brother

You do not have to find a reason to give something to your brother. You will find many occasions when you want to show your love to your brother. And if sister like me who loves to do craft and DIY, always looking for an opportunity to make something. For me, whether it’s birthday or…

Indian Kulfi Ice-Cream

  There are two ways to make Ice cream at home. A traditional home style which requires Ice-cream machine, and the other method is 3 ingredient ice cream. It’s very easy to make at home, and doesn’t require fancy equipment. We can make many varieties out of it. Usually everyone likes chocolate ice cream especially…

Veg: Stuffed Eggplant Boat

It was my birthday and we decided to go for Mediterranean food; which is one of my favorite cuisine. There I tried stuffed veggie eggplant. I usually make stuffed baked potatoes ( Jacket Potato) at home and I never tried other stuffed veggies than this. I liked the combination and found it’s a wonderful way…

DIY: Coasters

It was a long weekend; and wanted to go out. So, I decided to go for shopping:P. I visited many stores and bought some t-shirts, shirts and shoes for myself. Basically, It was a fun day. On my way back home,  I saw a dollar store. I remember seeing so many vlogs on YouTube, how…

Labor Day Special: Mexican Naan Pizza

Long weekend is here, and I am sharing a new recipe which I am planing to make on labor day. This recipe is perfect for Mexican  food and pizza lovers. It’s very delicious, colorful looking and tempting recipe that no one could resist to make this at home. On lazy weekends, usually we are spending…

Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

Beans, legumes, and lentils are the healthier ingredients in salad. It makes salad tasty. Well, lentils and beans are used for curries and Daal. And Sprouted beans can be used in many ways such as; in sandwiches, wraps, Chinese dishes, salads, soups and many more. Well, recently I have used sprouted mung beans for salad…

Salsa in 5 min

Great news to my readers: Now you can follow me on Facebook. Here is the link. Follow or like my page. You can find all the upcoming exciting recipes there. And also, I would like to thank all my readers for their continuous support and feedback. Now, let me come to salsa recipe. Quick blender…

Chow-mein Noodle Salad

I was passing by all the isles and went through the Asian Section in wall-mart. I found variety of sauces, dressings, toppings, oils and noodles in that section. I grabbed a pack of Chow-mein noodles and the next thing came to my mind was “Indian Style Chinese bhel”. I still remember the taste of the…

Honey Walnut Cream Cheese Spread

When weekend arrives, I would love to have some hot and fresh breakfast. Usually for me, Pancakes are the best option, because its easy to make and delicious to eat. Well, sometimes, we like to have fresh bagels from a local bakery for breakfast. Local stores usually prepare fresh bagel everyday so,  We usually buy “everything”…

Leibester, Sunshine and One Lovely blog award

Hello Everyone, I feel so lucky and over whelmed that I found this platform. I am fortunate to have great support from my followers, who always appreciate my work and provide me feedback. And they always encouraged me to give my best. I am so thankful to everyone, who voted me for these nominations. I…

Pinterest Inspired Canvas

I have done many DIY projects until now. Whenever I get confused deciding my next DIY project, Pinterest  would be my first preference on finding new projects. My previous, canvas project was also inspired from Pinterest. Anolee Shah ; you can find many art projects in her pinterest account. I used her idea and created a canvas…

Broccoli Raisin Salad with Homemade Dressing

Broccoli is my favorite ingredient when it comes to Salad. I like it raw version and stir fry tastes great as well.(Stir- fry curry) Whether it’s salad or Chinese  food, I like to use them the most. For Dinner, I usually like to prepare Broccoli Apple Salad , my family loves that; because yogurt dressing…

Hot’n’Cold Veggie Wrap

I am travelling a lot and like to carry home made food on the drive. I am always looking for an option which I can make quickly and easy to grab for my long drive. And most imporantly the ingredients should be readily available in my pantry. Dry and cold snacks are the best to…

DIY: Picture Frame and Wall clock

I hope you guys enjoyed my last DIY” Wall hanging“. Thank you so much for your love and feedback. Today, I am going to share my other DIY project i.e. Picture frame and wall clock, which I got from yard sale. This is the easiest DIY I tried so far. Now, that summer days are…

Pancake for 4th of July

People gets busy to make plans for long weekends. It’s a summer time and one additional day off from work will have 4 days long weekend. We usually don’t prefer to go on long trip particularly on long weekends. Air fares are getting higher and it’s hard to find your choice of hotel. It always…

Chocolate Coated Strawberry

Strawberry and chocolate is the most tempting combination  and one of my favorites. Around the holiday seasons, we could find lot of  gift options, such as chocolate, flower or fruit bouquets. And its trending; not only for holiday seasons but for any occasion. I like the chocolate and fruit bouquet because its healthy and tasty…