Cajun Spiced Chicken

I have  had a LOVE-HATE relationship with “Spicy” food. I LOVE the fact that it adds more flavor to the dish and makes it palatable. In addition, it also has anti-inflammatory properties, which is a great side- effect! However, if you have chopped peppers or in my case mixed the Cajun spiced marinade with your…

Homemade Chilli Chicken or Paneer

For the most part “positivity” and “news” are not seen together. Too much negativity early in the morning makes one feeling hopeless and helpless. It feels as if our efforts of making world a better place do not matter! Hence, it was refreshing to read about the story of an honest journalist who made sure…

Spicy Schezwan Anyone?

A heavy shower of rains makes me crave for Chinese food! Also, after a week of being Mrs. Sickly, I was craving for a Chinese dish with bold flavors. Hint Schezwan sauce!   Ask me why?   The reason, it requires only mixing the readymade Schezwan sauces with minimum efforts!   Making anything Schezwan is not at all…

Pasta Arrabiata

Sometimes, when looking for inspiration for my blog I end up buying more than I intend to and convince myself that I will save one grocery store trip.  Does that ever happen with you? But this time I would like to thank this habit of mine as I was craving for a pasta and guess…

Let’s make some Dabelis!

Nothing makes me happier than a giant plate of home-made “chaat”, especially “Dabeli”. Of course, I do love bhel, pani-puri, shev puri and the like but dabeli is something that is filling and I get the feeling of eating a whole meal as opposed to left feeling half full half hungry. Though “Dabeli” is originally…

Making Falafel…

Middle Eastern food has always been one of my favorites and what better way to start cooking this cuisine than making a falafel. I remember the first time I tried falafel; it was crispy & crunchy on the outside and as soon as you take a bite you are loaded with these amazing flavors. Needless…

Penne Pasta with Pesto

It’s been a month since I started this blog and the experience has been wonderful! One of the many things to love about cooking is that it is therapeutic and soothing. I love how one can get creative with it and the ability to bring beautiful things in a tangible form is priceless. It is…